A Brief History of Death (Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion) "The author reveals himself to be a sensitive and humane guide, in a book that ought to fascinate anyone interested in the existential conundrum of human morality." Times Higher Education Supplement
The act of death itself and the rituals surrounding it vary enormously and shed a fascinating light on the...
Internet and Network Economics: 7th International Workshop, WINE 2011, Singapore, December 11-14, 2011
This volume contains the papers presented at WINE 2011: 7th Workshop on Internet
and Network Economics held during December 11–14, 2011 in Singapore.
Over the past decade, there has been a growing interaction between researchers
in theoretical computer science, networking and security, economics,
A Handbook of Comparative Social Policy (Elgar Original Reference) The current context of social policy is one in which many of the old certainties of the past have been eroded. The predominantly inward-looking, domestic preoccupation of social policy has made way for a more integrated, international and outward approach to analysis which looks beyond the boundaries of the state. It is in this context that this...
Family Business Models: Practical Solutions for the Family Business
In the early 20th century, American sociologist W. I. Thomas
won fame with the statement: ‘If men define situations as real,
they are real in their consequences.’ This fundamental observation
on human behavior, now known as the Thomas theorem,
became a cornerstone of contemporary sociology. The idea that
Past, Present and Future of Research in the Information Society Past, Present and Future of Research in the Information Society examines the role of research and the production of knowledge in the information society, with special emphasis on developing areas of the world.
Past, Present and Future of Research in the Information Society is based on a three day conference...
Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology (2 Volume Set) The field of educational psychology draws from a variety of diverse disciplines including human development across the life span, measurement and statistics, learning and motivation, and teaching. And within these different disciplines, many other fields are featured including psychology, anthropology, education, sociology, public health, school... Land, Conflict, and Justice: A Political Theory of Territory 'Avery Kolers has written a terrific book on the idea of land and territory in political disputes. This is an incredibly important subject that has been largely ignored in political philosophy and legal theory. Kolers' book is the best writing of its kind: plausibly argued, lucidly written, and richly informed with empirical material. I learned an...
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