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  • A Beginner's Guide to the Deep Culture Experienceby Joseph Shaules

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 18.99

    When we leave and travel abroad, for pleasure or for business, we make a choice: to have a superficial “airport experience” at our destination, or to appreciate the hidden culture beneath the surface. A Beginner’s Guide to the Deep Culture Experience proposes a deep culture journey, encouraging travelers to pursue a meaningful cross-cultural experience.... more...

  • Cultural Intelligenceby Brooks Peterson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 15.99

    Whether traveling abroad or working at home, business people routinely face challenges when it comes to understanding the culture of others. When misunderstandings occur, relationships suffer. The good news is that cultivating cultural intelligence is a skill that can be learned, and Brooks Peterson tells you how. Packed with dozens of engaging... more...

  • American Waysby Gary Althen; Janet Bennett

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 21.99

    Whether you're a businessperson beginning to work in the United States or a foreign student visiting for a semester, this new edition of American Ways will help you navigate America's diverse and changing culture. From the deep-seated attitudes that mark the American character to customs and everyday activities, American Ways explores the tapestry... more...

  • Understanding the World's Culturesby Craig Storti

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 24.99

    Here is the ultimate, self-instructional cross-cultural training manual. Craig Storti, author of The Art of Crossing Cultures , The Art of Coming Home , Incident at Bitter Creek and Cross-Cultural Dialogues , brings his wealth of knowledge and his creative mind to this exceptional new resource. Figuring Foreigners Out is designed for anyone... more...

  • Mexicans & Americansby Ned Crouch

    Hodder & Stoughton 2004; US$ 18.99

    Whether negotiating a delivery date, launching a local franchise or renting a car in Mexico City, speaking the language and knowing the rules of business are not enough. In any culture where yes can mean no—or sometimes maybe—even giants like Wal-Mart and IBM can make costly mistakes. Mexicans and Americans gets to the heart of our differences and... more...

  • The Intercultural Mindby Joseph Shaules

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 18.99

    In this pioneering book, Joseph Shaules presents exciting new research from cultural psychology and neuroscience. It sheds light on the hidden influence of culture on the unconscious mind, and helps people get more out of their intercultural journeys. The Intercultural Mind presents new perspectives on important questions such as: What is culture shock,... more...

  • The Economic System and Income Distribution in Yugoslaviaby Henryk Flakierski

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This is the second volume in the author's ongoing inquiry into the extent of income inequality in the East European socialist countries and the effect of market-oriented reforms on patterns of income distribution. Although there has been remarkably little empirical research on this question (in part because of the problem of obtaining reliable data),... more...

  • Uprising of the Foolsby Vikash Singh

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 27.95

    The Kanwar is India's largest annual religious pilgrimage. Millions of participants gather sacred water from the Ganga and carry it across hundreds of miles to dispense as offerings in Śiva shrines. These devotees—called bhola , gullible or fools, and seen as miscreants by many Indians—are mostly young, destitute men, who have been left behind in... more...

  • Letters to a Young Muslimby Omar Saif Ghobash

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 12.46

    From the Ambassador of the UAE to Russia comes a bold and intimate exploration of what it means to be a Muslim in the twenty-first century. more...

  • Shari'a Law and Modern Muslim Ethicsby Robert W Hefner

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Many Muslim societies are in the throes of tumultuous political transitions, and common to all has been heightened debate over the place of shari`a law in modern politics and ethical life. Bringing together leading scholars of Islamic politics, ethics, and law, this book examines the varied meanings and uses of Islamic law, so as to assess the prospects... more...