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The Anthropology of Sustainability: Beyond Development and Progress

The Anthropology of Sustainability: ...

This book compiles research from leading experts in the social, behavioral, and cultural dimensions of sustainability, as well as local and global understandings of the concept, and on lived practices around the world. It contains studies focusing on ways of living, acting, and thinking which claim to favor the local and global ecological systems of which we are a part, ...

109,00 CHF

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in the British Press

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in ...

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in the British Press provides an extensive empirical analysis of how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been constructed in British national newspapers since 1948. It traces the evolution of representations of the conflict by placing them in a historical context, with particular reference to Britain's postcolonial relation to Palestine, and by presenting an in-depth analysis of the evolution ...

77,00 CHF

Women, Employment and the Family in the International Division of Labour

Women, Employment and the ...

In the present stage of international capitalist development, women are increasingly being drawn into paid employment by multinational and state investment in the Third World. This volume investigates the interrelations between women's participation in the urban wage economy and their productive and reproductive roles in the household and family. It brings together a selection of important recent research on all ...

39,90 CHF

Suicide Through a Peacebuilding Lens

Suicide Through a Peacebuilding ...

This book, as the first exploration of suicide in Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS), illustrates the scarcity of suicide research in the discipline and argues that the leading cause of violent death worldwide is a multifaceted phenomenon that needs to be fully comprehended as a significant and often preventable form of world-wide violence. The author supplies a theoretical framework for ...

115,00 CHF

Creative Measures of the Anthropocene: Art, Mobilities, and Participatory Geographies

Creative Measures of the ...

Expanding on recent developments of more-than-human attunements, non-representational and creative research methodologies, this book explores the value of facilitating creative and participatory modes of experience in research and in everyday practices.

109,00 CHF

Urban Planning and the Housing Market: International Perspectives for Policy and Practice

Urban Planning and the ...

This book re-examines the role of urban policy and planning in relation to the housing market in an era of global uncertainty and change. The relationship between planning and the housing market is a contested problem across research, policy, and practice. Problems with housing supply and affordability in many nations have been linked to planning system constraints, while the global ...

171,00 CHF

Policy-Oriented Technology Assessment Across Europe: Expanding Capacities

Policy-Oriented Technology Assessment Across ...

This book is open access under a CC-BY license. Policy-making to address grand challenges faces greater complexity than any previous project of modernization. Future scenarios are haunted by uncertainty and there is real ambivalence as to the values that policy should strive for. In this situation decision-makers look to research and innovation to provide answers and solutions. But neither can ...

30,90 CHF

Present Tense Narration in Contemporary Fiction: A Narratological Overview

Present Tense Narration in ...

In this book, Irmtraud Huber considers a wide range of contemporary novels to explore the variety of possibilities and effects of the use of the present tense, as well as investigating the reasons for its popularity. By illustrating the complexity and sophistication of four different types of contemporary usage, Huber's discussion goes some way towards refuting those critical voices which ...

77,00 CHF

Governing African Gold Mining: Private Governance and the Resource Curse

Governing African Gold Mining: ...

This book takes a fresh approach to the puzzle of sub-Saharan Africa's resource curse. Moving beyond current scholarship's state-centric approach, it presents cutting-edge evidence gathered through interviews with mining company executives and industry representatives to demonstrate that firms are actively controlling the regulation of the gold mining sector. It shows how large mining firms with significant private authority in South ...

103,00 CHF

The Sense of Self: Perspectives from Science and Zen Buddhism

The Sense of Self: ...

At the heart of this book is one of the most ancient and profound question philosophers, spiritual seekers, and curious individuals have pondered since the beginning of history: "Who am I?". Advances in modern science, and access to Zen tradition, have provided us with broader and richer understanding of this topic. Over the chapters the author, a psychologist and Zen ...

108,00 CHF

The Role of Intuitions in Philosophical Methodology

The Role of Intuitions ...

This book focuses on the role of intuition in querying Socratic problems, the very nature of intuition itself, and whether it can be legitimately used to support or reject philosophical theses. The reader is introduced to questions connected to the use of intuition in philosophy through an analysis of two methods where the appeal to intuition is explicit: thought experiments ...

96,00 CHF