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  • - Urban Themes in 21st-Century Social Work
    af Charlotte Williams
    1.278,95 kr.

    This book critically explores ways of thinking about the city and its relevance for the profession of social work. It provides a colourful illustration of practice drawing on examples of social work responses to a range of issues emerging from the unprecedented scale, density and pace of change in cities. The associated challenges posed for social work include: the increased segregation of the poor, the crisis of affordable housing, homelessness, gentrification, ageing, displacement as a result of migrations, and the breakdown of social support and care. Drawing on multiple disciplines, this groundbreaking work shows that these familiar features of the twenty-first century can be counteracted by the positive aspects of the city: its innovation, creativity and serendipity. It has a redistributive, caring and cohesive potential. The city can provide new opportunities and resources for social work to influence, to collaborate, to foster participation and involvement, and to extend its social justice mandate. The book shows that the city represents a critical arena in terms of the future of social work intervention and social work identity. In doing so, it will be of great interest to students and scholars of social work, social policy, community work and urban studies.

  • - Realizing the Circular Advantage
    af Peter Lacy
    202,95 kr.

    Can we align global production and consumption systems with sustainability? Can business growth actually lead to a healthier planet? Can companies innovate through the circular economy to create competitive advantage and genuine impact? Waste to Wealth proved that the emerging circular economy advantage exists - now Lacy, Long and Spindler show you how to realize it at speed and scale in The Circular Economy Handbook.    We stand at a crossroads, with rising geopolitical and geo-economic tensions, massive technological change and a host of social and environmental challenges. We are pushing planetary boundaries to their limits, with climate change and threats to biodiversity and oceans as just a few examples. Significant impacts are already being felt, and both people and planet face potentially catastrophic and irreversible consequences if we don't urgently change our global model and systems. Our current linear "e;take, make, waste"e; models of production and consumption will not be sustainable in a world of some 9 billion people by 2050, especially with ever-expanding rates of consumption. Thriving within these dynamics demands more than incremental adjustments to business-as-usual. The circular economy offers a powerful means to decouple growth from use of scarce and harmful resources, enabling greater production and consumption with fewer negative environmental impacts-at the same time, making companies more innovative and competitive. In fact, this book shows that $4.5 trillion in economic value is at stake.Delivering on the promise of a circular economy demands impact and scale, extending through value chains and, ultimately, disrupting the entire economic system.   In The Circular Economy Handbook, the authors illuminate the path from insight to action, from linear to circular. With case studies, advice and practical guidance, they show leaders how to pivot towards a holistic circular organization, embedding circularity internally and delivering broad-based system change. With unique insights across business models, technologies, and industries - featuring stories and real-world examples from circular pioneers - this book is the essential guide to help companies become leaders in the movement to secure the circular economy advantage.    

  • - The Remarkable Rise of Livecasting
    af M. Barker
    290,95 kr.

    The digital broadcasting of performances to cinemas, or 'livecasting', burst onto the world scene in 2006. This book explores the reasons for its rise, examines the aesthetics of filming theatre and opera performances, and explores who the audiences are and what they want.

  • af Alfred Thomas
    515,95 kr.

  • af Martin Minogue
    108,95 - 755,95 kr.

  • af Peter Newman
    5.771,95 - 5.872,95 kr.

    A great deal of economics is about law - the functioning of markets, property rights and their enforcement, financial obligations, and so forth - yet these legal aspects are almost never addressed in the academic study of economics. Conversely, the study and practice of law entails a significant understanding of economics, yet the drafting and administration of laws often ignore economic principle. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law is uniquely placed by the quality, breadth and depth of its coverage to address this need for building bridges. Drawn from the ranks of academics, professional lawyers, and economists in eight countries, the 340 contributors include world experts in their fields. Among them are Nobel Laureates in economics and eminent legal scholars. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law will become a benchmark for reference of the highest quality.

  • af Gerald K. Helleiner
    247,95 - 611,95 kr.

    An authoritative assessment of the debate over the role of volatile private capital flows and their impact on developing countries. The book outlines the long history of concern about these issues, going back to preparations for the Bretton Woods agreement. It assesses their acceleration with the growth of international capital and looks at key case studies from Latin America, Asia and Africa to assess the possibilities and problems for national and international policy responses.

  • af J. Coombs
    755,95 - 1.551,95 kr.

    This directory provides the reader with quick-access to information on more than 8000 companies, research centres and academic institutions involved in new and established technologies. This edition offers more than 600 all-new organization listings, including new listings in Europe.

  • af Stuart Sutherland
    269,95 - 375,95 kr.

    A dictionary which aims to cover all the technical terms that a psychologist is likely to encounter, including terms from neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, neurobiology, neurochemistry, ethology, sociobiology, linguistics, artificial intelligence, sociology, anthropology, statistics and philosophy.

  • af Paul Turner
    98,95 - 755,95 kr.

    Although the prescribing of medicines is the responsibility of a doctor, the drugs which medicines contain may influence patients in many ways. This book aims to provide information on the various medicines prescribed or bought over the counter, acting as a guide to their actions and effects.

  • - Interviews and Recollections
    af Norman Page
    119,95 - 429,95 kr.

  • af Norman Page
    450,95 kr.

  • af A.S. Curry
    589,95 kr.

  • af Stephen Neidle
    589,95 - 1.017,95 kr.

  • - Interviews and Recollections
    af Philip Collins
    311,95 - 429,95 kr.

  • - People Come First
    af A. Manuti
    750,95 kr.

    This book encompasses eleven chapters dealing with some of the most important issues in the field of human resource management through the exploration of four key themes: drawing the scenario, the pivots of human capital, measuring human capital, and good practices from abroad.

  • - From Vision to Reality
    af M. Rosenmoller
    750,95 kr.

    This book constitutes an excellent source of information for gaining a better understanding of information technologies in healthcare; for reviewing how healthcare will change as a consequence; and how to manage these changes in order to realise eHealth's full potential in creating value for patients, professionals and the system as a whole.

  • af R. Varey
    792,95 kr.

    Humanistic Marketing is a response to the currently growing mega-trend call for rethinking marketing. The book organizes current thinking around the problems of marketing theory and practice as well as solutions and ways forward, providing a diverse exploration of the position of marketing in the face of challenges for societal transformation.

  • - Tension, Potential and Competition
    af T. Chan
    792,95 kr.

    International business (IB) research on Asian firms is on the rise, challenging conventional theories and providing opportunities for IB researchers to address several paradoxical issues such as ownership advantage and risk-returns. The book focuses on IB research in Asia and addresses some of these problems in several keys areas of IB research.

  • - Stand-ups, Strumpets and Itinerants
    af Alison Oddey
    205,95 - 643,95 kr.

    Alison Oddey's interviews with prominent performing women span generations, cultures, perspectives, practice and the best part of the twentieth century, telling various stories collectively. Stand-ups, 'classic' actresses, film and television personalities, experimental and 'alternative' practitioners discuss why they want to perform, what motivates them, and how their personal history has contributed to their desires to perform. Oddey's critical introductory and concluding chapters analyse both historical and cultural contexts and explore themes arising from interviews. These include sense of identity, acting as playing (recapturing and revisiting childhood), displacement of roots, performing, motherhood and 'being', performing comedy, differences between theatre, film and television performance, attitudes towards and relationships with audiences, and working with directors. The prominent subtext of motherhood reveals a consciousness of split subjectivities with and beyond performance.

  • af A. Norman Jeffares
    457,95 - 482,95 kr.

    William Butler Yeats is considered Ireland's greatest poet. He is one of the most significant literary figures of the twentieth century. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923. This is the definitive collection of his poems, encompassing the full range of his powers, from the love lyrics to the political poems, from poems meditating on the bliss of youth, to the verse that rails against old age. A detailed notes section and full appendix provide an invaluable key to the poems as well as biographical information on the life of the poet and a guide to his times. The collection includes Yeats's fourteen books of lyrical poems, his narrative and dramatic poetry, and his own notes on individual poems.

  • af Jenny Teichman
    151,95 - 450,95 kr.

    An Introduction to Modern European Philosophy contains scholarly but accessible essays by seven British academics on Hegel, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Marx, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Habermas, Foucault, and the 'Events' of 1968. Written for English-speaking readers, it describes the varied traditions within 19th and 20th century European philosophy, reflecting the dynamism and plurality within the European tradition and presenting opposing points of view. It deals with both French and German philosophers, plus Kierkegaard, and is not confined to any one school of thought. It has been purged of jargon but contains a glossary of important technical terms. There is a bibliography of further reading, suitable for students, at the end of each chapter.

  • af Peter J. Curwen
    375,95 - 429,95 kr.

    Explains the UK economy as a macroeconomy and as a financial system, as well as examining spending, taxing and borrowing and external transactions within the economy and the labour market, and welfare and industrial policy within the UK economy.

  • - A Critical Exploration
    af S. Gillis
    696,95 - 1.166,95 kr.

    This revised and expanded edition, new in paperback, provides a definitive collection on the current period in feminism known by many as the 'third wave'. Three sections - genealogies and generations, locales and locations, politics and popular culture - interrogate the wave metaphor and, through questioning the generational account of feminism, indicate possible future trajectories for the feminist movement. New to this edition are an interview with Luce Irigaray, a foreword by Imelda Whelehan as well as newly commissioned chapters.

  • af M. Epstein
    846,95 kr.

    The classic reference work that provides annually updated information on the countries of the world.

  • af J. Scott-Keltie
    194,95 - 846,95 kr.

    The classic reference work that provides annually updated information on the countries of the world.

  • af F. Martin
    846,95 kr.

    The classic reference work that provides annually updated information on the countries of the world.

  • af Michael C Kaser
    0,00 - 1.882,95 kr.

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