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  • One Hundred Films and a Funeralby Michael Kuhn

    Thorogood Publishing 2002; US$ 29.95

    PolyGram Filmed Entertainment challenged Hollywood on its own ground, until its potential was destroyed by the machinations of its parent company. This book is an account of its life and death seen through the eyes of its British President, Michael Kuhn. more...

  • Spatial Social Thoughtby Michael Kuhn

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    This volume presents perspectives on spatially construed knowledge systems and their struggle to interrelate. Western social sciences tend to be wrapped up in very specific, exclusionary discourses, and Northern and Southern knowledge systems are sidelined. Spatial Social Thought reimagines the social sciences as a place of encounter between all spatially... more...

  • Theories about and Strategies against Hegemonic Social Sciencesby Michael Kuhn

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    This innovative book provides new perspectives on the globalization of knowledge and the notion of hegemonic sciences. Tying together contributions of authors from all across the world, it challenges existing theories of hegemonic sciences and sheds new light on how they have been and are being constructed. Examining more closely the notions of 'human... more...

  • How the Social Sciences Think about the World's Socialby Michael Kuhn

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 25.99

    At the beginning of the new millennium, the social sciences took an epochal 'turn' that revolutionized their theory-building. As a response to what they called the globalization of the social, they found the need to globalize their theorizing as well. It is curious that only after two centuries of colonialism and imperialism, after two world wars... more...

  • Labour Markets and Demographic Changeby Michael Kuhn; Carsten Ochsen

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 73.37

    This collection of research papers explores some of the salient issues relating to the impact of demographic change on the workings and outcomes of labour markets. A first chapter studies the direct impact of ageing on employment and unemployment. However, the age structure of the workforce also shapes productivity and the scope for innovation, issues... more...

  • CLEANby Michael Kühn; Ute Münch

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 122.30

    Featuring an extensive compilation of state-of-the-art tools for geological site assessment, this volume will provide a corner stone for future developments in enhanced gas recovery that deploy CO2 injection technology in depleted gas reservoirs. more...

  • Architects of Electronic Tradingby Stephanie Hammer; Michael Kuhn

    Wiley 2013; US$ 65.99

    Insights that can help you improve your technology edge Featuring contributions from technology visionaries at leading alternative investors, hedge funds, trading firms, exchanges, and vendors, this book covers current trends in trading technology. The book features interviews with the leaders responsible for the technology that is shaping today's... more...

  • Die Wirtschaft der Techno-Szeneby Jan-Michael Kühn

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 27.74

    In dieser Studie rückt eine bis dato in journalistischen, politischen und wissenschaftlichen Veröffentlichungen kaum beachteter Gegenstand in den Fokus: Die Besonderheiten von Wirtschaften und Arbeiten in Musikszenen. Der Autor erweitert die post-traditionale Szenetheorie und zeigt mit der Theorie der Szenewirtschaft und ästhetischen Subkultur am... more...

  • Contributions to Alternative Concepts of Knowledgeby Michael Kuhn; Hebe Vessuri

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 25.99

    In the past, the European social sciences labelled and discredited knowledge that did not conform to their own definition of scientific knowledge as an alternative kind of knowledge, as indigenous’ knowledge. Perception has changed with time: not only has indigenous knowledge become an entrance ticket to the world of European social science, but the... more...

  • The Global Social Sciencesby Michael Kuhn; Hebe Vessuri

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 25.99

    The European social sciences tend to absorb criticism of their approach and re-label it as a part of what the critique opposes; thus criticism of European social sciences by subaltern social sciences, their 'talking back,' has become a frequent line of reflection. The relabeling of the critique of the European approach as a critique from Southern’... more...