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An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology

An Introduction to Buddhist ...

An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology is a lucid, intelligible and authentic introduction to the foundations of Buddhist psychology. It provides comprehensive coverage of the basic concepts and issues in the psychology of Buddhism and thus it deals with the nature of psychological inquiry, concepts of mind, consciousness and behaviour, motivation, emotions, perception, and the therapeutic structure of Buddhist psychology. For ...

129,00 CHF

Asian Container Ports

Asian Container Ports

This book applies an overarching theme of 'Development, Competition and Co-operation' to container ports in Asia. Major trends are identified and concrete examples offer insights into the nature of relationships between the main ports in the region. It aids understanding of port development within the context of Asian trade and economic growth.

179,00 CHF

Managerial Rhetoric and Arts Organizations

Managerial Rhetoric and Arts ...

The arts have faced big changes in recent years. This book explores the changes driven by the crisis of the welfare state and the privatization of public entities. It considers the tensions between managerial rhetoric and professional practices and questions the extension of managerial rhetoric for the very survival of arts organizations.

147,00 CHF

Making Enemies

Making Enemies

Whom a prime minister or president will not shake hands with is still more noticed than with whom they will. Public identity can afford to be ambiguous about friends, but not about enemies. Barker examines the accounts of how enmity functions in the cultivation of identity, how essential or avoidable it is, and what the global consequences are.

130,00 CHF

Postcolonial Writers in the Global Literary Marketplace

Postcolonial Writers in the ...

Combining analysis with detailed accounts of authors' careers and the global trade in literature, this book assesses how postcolonial writers respond to their own reception and niche positioning, parading their exotic otherness to metropolitan audiences, within a global marketplace.

130,00 CHF

The New Frontier of Religion and Science

The New Frontier of ...

This is the first major response to the challenge of neuroscience to religion. It considers eastern forms of religious experience as well as Christian viewpoints and challenges the idea of a mind identical to, or a by-product of, brain activity. It explores religion as inner experience of the Transcendent, and suggests a modern spirituality.

93,00 CHF

The New Frontier of Religion and Science

The New Frontier of ...

This is the first major response to the challenge of neuroscience to religion. It considers eastern forms of religious experience as well as Christian viewpoints and challenges the idea of a mind identical to, or a by-product of, brain activity. It explores religion as inner experience of the Transcendent, and suggests a modern spirituality.

170,00 CHF

The Gothic and the Rule of the Law, 1764-1820

The Gothic and the ...

This book is the first full-length theoretical and historical study of the relation between early Gothic fiction and an emerging modern rule of law. The work identifies not only a political and cultural, but also an ontological relation between what critics have conceptualized as 'Gothic' and the nature and function of modern juridical power.

122,00 CHF

The DNA of Customer Experience

The DNA of Customer ...

As the World Thought Leaders on Customer Experience, Colin Shaw and the team at Beyond Philosophy have undertaken more than 18 months of groundbreaking research to discover the emotions that drive and destroy value in an organization, and can now disclose the empirical link between evoking these emotions and substantial financial returns.

86,00 CHF

Engineering Empires

Engineering Empires

Engineers are empire-builders. Watt, Brunel, and others worked to build and expand personal and business empires of material technology and in so doing these engineers also became active agents of political and economic empire. This book provides a fascinating exploration of the cultural construction of the large-scale technologies of empire.

50,90 CHF

Orientalism and Race

Orientalism and Race

This study traces the emergence and dissemination of Aryanism within the British Empire. The idea of an Aryan race became an important feature of imperial culture in the nineteenth century, feeding into debates in Britain, Ireland, India, and the Pacific. The global reach of the Aryan idea reflected the complex networks that enabled the global reach of British Imperialism. Tony ...

43,50 CHF

Taken by Force

Taken by Force

First published 2003 as: La face cachee des GI's: les viols commis par des soldats americains en France, en Angleterre et en Allemagne pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Preface by Fabrice Virgili. (Paris: Editons Payot & Rivages). Subsequently published 2004 as Stupri dii guerra: le violenze commesse dai soldati Americani in Gran Bretagna, Francia e Germania 1942-1945. Preface by Massimo ...

59,90 CHF

Sraffa or an Alternative Economics

Sraffa or an Alternative ...

This book aims to show how Sraffa's theoretical contributions could be pursued in new directions, in effect providing an alternative paradigm to the postclassical economic theory and challenging the persistent dominance of a widespread economic culture based on that theory.

155,00 CHF

The Invisible Chain

The Invisible Chain

Companies and work have undergone significant change, and a new productive model has emerged. This book shows how the model works, showing its high degree of coherence in terms of the integration of functions within companies. This book creates a new and challenging theory of services, rooted in the concrete experience of workshops and offices.

131,00 CHF

Marketing Competences and Strategic Flexibility in China

Marketing Competences and Strategic ...

Today's China presents a unique setting for organizations. Through an examination of current Chinese business, this book addresses its business culture and environment. In particular, it considers how firms build distinctive capabilities of organizational learning and strategic flexibility to achieve superior customer-focused performance.

135,00 CHF

Writing the Nation

Writing the Nation

This book brings together experts on national history writing from all five continents to discuss the role of history in the making of national identities in a transnational and comparative way. The institutionalization and professionalisation of history writing is analysed in the context of history's increasing nationalization.

108,00 CHF

Constructing Regional Community and Order in Europe and Southeast Asia

Constructing Regional Community and ...

Focusing on the EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, this book demonstrates how collective identity depends on the construction of outsider states, such as Morocco, Turkey, and Australia, as different. It then analyzes how these regional organizations can consequently aggravate conflicts involving outsider states.

125,00 CHF

Transfer Pricing Audits in China

Transfer Pricing Audits in ...

This book focuses on the practice of transfer pricing audits which the Chinese government operates in the case of the vast number of foreign enterprises operating in the Chinese economy. It includes the testimony of Chinese officials about their work, material that given the secrecy of Chinese business and culture, is difficult to come by.

145,00 CHF

New Essays in Applied Ethics

New Essays in Applied ...

This collection of new essays aims to address some of the most perplexing issues arising from death and dying, as well as the moral status of persons and animals. Leading scholars, including Peter Singer and Gerald Dworkin, investigate diverse topics such as animal rights, vegetarianism, lethal injection, abortion and euthanasia.

129,00 CHF