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“Soft” Counterinsurgency: Human Terrain Teams and US Military Strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan
“Soft” Counterinsurgency: Human Terrain Teams and US...
Paul Joseph
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:"Soft" Counterinsurgency reviews the promises and achievements of Human Terrain Teams, the small groups of social scientists that were eventually embedded in every combat brigade in Iraq and Afghanistan.
21st-Century Japanese Management
21st-Century Japanese Management
J. Abegglen
editor: Springer
ano: 2006
descrição:Japan's economy and businesses are entering this century with new management systems but their values unchanged. Drawing on the author's analysis of the 1950s, financial systems, personnel management methods, role of the corporation and R&D capabilit...
A Black British Canon?
A Black British Canon?
G. Low; M. Wynne...
editor: Springer
ano: 2006
descrição:This much-needed collection examines the formation of a black British canon including writers, dramatists, film-makers and artists. Contributors including John McLeod, Michael McMillan, Mike Phillips and Alison Donnell discuss the textual, political ...
A Cultural Approach to Discourse
A Cultural Approach to Discourse
S. xu
editor: Springer
ano: 2005
descrição:Shi-xu critiques universalism in discourse studies in terms of the cultural consequences of its current white, western standpoint and advocates a culturally pluralist approach, a theory and research methodology from an innovative position between Eas...
A Feminine Cinematics
A Feminine Cinematics
Caroline Bainb...
editor: Springer
ano: 2008
descrição:This timely book provides new insights into debates around the relationship between women and film by drawing on the work of philosopher Luce Irigaray. Arguing that female-directed cinema provides new ways to explore ideas of representation and spect...
A Global Doll's House
A Global Doll's House
Julie Holledge;...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book addresses a deceptively simple question: what accounts for the global success of A Doll’s House, Henrik Ibsen’s most popular play? Using maps, networks, and images to explore the world history of the play’s production, this question is cons...
A History of Charisma
A History of Charisma
J. Potts
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:This book traces the history of the word 'charisma', and the various meanings assigned to it, from its first century origins in Christian theology to its manifestations in twenty-first century politics and culture, while considering how much of the w...
A History of the Modern British Ghost Story
A History of the Modern British Ghost Story
S. Hay
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:Ghost stories are always in conversation with novelistic modes with which they are contemporary. This book examines examples from Sir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, Henry James and Rudyard Kipling, amongst others, to the end of the twentieth century,...
A Poetics of Postmodernism and Neomodernism
A Poetics of Postmodernism and Neomodernism
M. Latham
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This new book examines how a range of authors today perpetuate Virginia Woolf's literary legacy, by creating new forms adapted to their new ages and audiences. Addressing questions about the current penchant for refashioning our canon in order to upd...
Advertising, Commercial Spaces and the Urban
Advertising, Commercial Spaces and the Urban
Anne M. Cronin
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:Providing a detailed account of contemporary outdoor advertising and its relationship with urban space, this book examines what the outdoor advertising industry tells us about the commercial production of urban space, what industry practices reveal a...
African Immigrant Families in Another France
African Immigrant Families in Another France
L. Bass
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Immigrant incorporation is a critical challenge for France and other European societies today. Black Africans migrants are racialized and endowed with an immigrant status, which carries low status and is durable into the second generation. This book ...
African Urban Economies
African Urban Economies
D. Bryceson; D....
editor: Springer
ano: 2006
descrição:Are Africa's most populous and economically dominant cities a force to reckon with in the twenty-first century? This book analyzes the economies of East and Southern Africa's 'apex' cities, probing how they have altered structurally over time and the...