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Critical Pedagogy in Nursing: Transformational Approaches to Nurse Education in a Globalized World

Critical Pedagogy in Nursing: ...

This book explores the academic processes of nursing education in times of uncertainty around healthcare policy and healthcare provision. Grounded in research examining current theory, policy and culture around nursing pedagogy, Sue Dyson addresses the core issues facing nurses today and argues that the current curriculum no longer reflects or serves contemporary nursing practice. In a time of scandals, cuts ...

96,00 CHF

Coping and the Challenge of Resilience

Coping and the Challenge ...

This book addresses how best to meet everyday challenges. The author focuses on how to think and act differently about what we do as we face challenges, and how to assess each situation as one of challenge rather than threat or harm because we have the strategies to cope. Spanning eleven chapters, the book examines the best ways to provide ...

115,00 CHF

Multi-Owned Property in the Asia-Pacific Region: Rights, Restrictions and Responsibilities

Multi-Owned Property in the ...

This book provides critical insight into the experience of multi-owned property, and showcases different cultural responses across the Asia-Pacific region. Escalating demand for properties within global cities has created exuberance around apartment living, however less well understood are the restrictions on individual rights and responsibilities associated with collective living. In contrast to the highly populated and traditional communal housing arrangements ...

135,00 CHF

Children's Online Behaviour and Safety: Policy and Rights Challenges

Children's Online Behaviour and ...

This book explores the use of technology in young people's social lives against a backdrop of "online safety measures" put in place by the UK government to ensure safe and risk free engagement with online services. The UK landscape is used as a case study to compare the grass roots of digital behaviours with attempts by policy makers to control ...

77,00 CHF

Globalisation and Change in Forest Ownership and Forest Use: Natural Resource Management in Transition

Globalisation and Change in ...

This book describes the changing landscape of European forest ownership and explores the impact a new, often urban, generation of forest owners may have on the future of one of our most basic resources - forests. Forests have not played a major role in rural studies thus far, however they constitute an important part of many rural areas. Drawing on ...

135,00 CHF

Human Resource Management in International Ngos: Exploring Strategy, Practice and Policy

Human Resource Management in ...

This insightful book examines human resource management practice and its perceived impact on performance in the non-profit sector. Presenting case studies of six NGOs in Kenya, it explores HRM practices in a non-profit setting, and uncovers details about HRM practice by organizations in the development sector that are not found in NGO management books. Informed by the author's practical experience ...

103,00 CHF

The Self and Its Defenses: From Psychodynamics to Cognitive Science

The Self and Its ...

This book presents a theory of the self whose core principle is that the consciousness of the self is a process of self-representing that runs throughout our life. This process aims primarily at defending the self-conscious subject against the threat of its metaphysical inconsistence. In other words, the self is essentially a repertoire of psychological manoeuvres whose outcome is self-representation ...

103,00 CHF

Expatriate Management: Transatlantic Dialogues

Expatriate Management: Transatlantic Dialogues

This book provides state-of-the art research on expatriate management from a European perspective. Considering issues related to the different phases of expatriation and comprehensive contemporary topics of expatriate management, the chapters present a long overdue holistic approach to the field. Rather than just publishing a counterweight to the predominant North American literature, Expatriate Management includes critical analyses of each chapter ...

145,00 CHF

American Hegemony After the Great Recession: A Transformation in World Order

American Hegemony After the ...

This book traces America's rise as a hegemon of the capitalist system, arguing that the greatest threat to global economic stability is America's polarized and ineffectual political system rather than foreign competition from China and the European Union. The author points to China's considerable demographic problem, which will likely undermine its economic potential. Furthermore, the sovereign debt crisis in Europe ...

96,00 CHF

Memories on the Move: Experiencing Mobility, Rethinking the Past

Memories on the Move: ...

Through a series of excellent essays this volume uses concrete ethnographic analyses of memory practices in different parts of the globe to offer theoretical reflections on how memory shapes and is shaped by mobility in time and space.' - Marianne Hirsch, Columbia University, USA 'Memories on the Move is a brilliant edited volume that fills an important gap in the ...

128,00 CHF

The Political Economy of Independent Ukraine: Slow Starts, False Starts, and a Last Chance?

The Political Economy of ...

Marking the 25th anniversary of Ukraine as a sovereign nation, this book traces its economic transformation since 1991. Post-communist transition has been a highlight of recent history, and Ukraine stands out as one of its most interesting and puzzling cases. Havrylyshyn offers the first comprehensive treatise on the entire period, providing a thorough description of the slow evolution of economic ...

108,00 CHF

The Political Economy of Italy in the Euro: Between Credibility and Competitiveness

The Political Economy of ...

This book proposes an alternative political economy framework in which to analyse the question of the credibility of international economic agreements, in general, and monetary arrangements in particular. The focus is on European monetary arrangements, from the establishment of the European Monetary System to the crisis of the Euro-zone. The analysis is predicated around the political economy of Italy's access ...

103,00 CHF

Struggles in (Elderly) Care: A Feminist View

Struggles in (Elderly) Care: ...

This book provides a critical engagement with the intensified struggles to be found within elderly care provision. Various social and political processes, including the forces of globalisation and the de-gendering of care, have changed how we might understand this national and global political concern. Emerging discourses such as neoliberalism have also reframed elderly care to increase existing tensions at the ...

96,00 CHF

The Palgrave Handbook of Leadership in Transforming Asia

The Palgrave Handbook of ...

This handbook provides a comprehensive overview and evaluation of the variety of organizational leadership issues within the Asian region. It highlights the relationship between leaders and their followers, and the complexity of leadership research and practices in Asian transformational economies. Covering a wide range of contexts and perspectives, the chapters are based on empirical studies with evidence-based findings that can ...

193,00 CHF

Understanding Matrix Structures and Their Alternatives: The Key to Designing and Managing Large, Complex Organizations

Understanding Matrix Structures and ...

This book describes the use of matrix structures in large, complex organizations such as MNCs. Using an information-processing perspective of organization design, it develops a more comprehensive theory for fitting the structural configurations of matrix structures to key characteristics of firm strategy. Empirical research by the authors supports this theoretical framework. In addition to structural configuration, Understanding Matrix Structures identifies ...

128,00 CHF

Industrial Democracy in the Chinese Aerospace Industry: The Innovation Catalyst

Industrial Democracy in the ...

This book provides an up-to-date insight to the many innovations of the indigenous aerospace industry from a socio-economic perspective, a final frontier of Chinese technology that will shape global competitive dynamics in the 21st century. An industry that relies on human capital to engage in concept-intensive high tech production, this book discusses the future prospect of the Chinese system within ...

77,00 CHF

Migration, Transnationalism and Catholicism: Global Perspectives

Migration, Transnationalism and Catholicism: ...

This book is the first to analyze the impacts of migration and transnationalism on global Catholicism. It explores how migration and transnationalism are producing diverse spaces and encounters that are moulding the Roman Catholic Church as institution and parish, pilgrimage and network, community and people. Bringing together established and emerging scholars of sociology, anthropology, geography, history and theology, it examines ...

128,00 CHF

The Green Economy and the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

The Green Economy and ...

This book argues that a variety of policies will be required to create synergies between the water-energy-food nexus sectors while reducing trade-offs in the development of a green economy. Despite rising demand for water, energy and food globally, the governance of water-energy-food sectors has generally remained separate with limited attention placed on the interactions that exist between them. Brears provides ...

135,00 CHF

Race, Culture, and Gender: Black Female Experiences of Violence and Abuse

Race, Culture, and Gender: ...

This book presents an in-depth account of nine Black British women's experiences of violence and abuse. Through in depth interviews and analysis the author reveals their feelings of being silenced as children, women, Black women and as victims/survivors. Being silenced or staying silent about experiences of violence and abuse are key influences in how and when women access help and ...

115,00 CHF

Duncan Sandys and British Nuclear Policy-Making

Duncan Sandys and British ...

This book offers new perspectives on British nuclear policy-making at the height of the Cold War, arguing that the decisions taken by the British government during the 1950s and 1960s in pursuit of its nuclear ambitions cannot be properly understood without close reference to Duncan Sandys, and in particular the policy preferences that emerged from his experiences of the Second ...

103,00 CHF