Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsiblity is based on critical insight gained by analysing four large companies’ experiences of corporate social responsibility. This study highlights the inadequacies of social and ethical reporting by business, both in terms of the ad-hoc nature of the […]

The Truth Is ...

The Truth Is …

ln the ten years since she burst on to the international music scene, Melissa Etheridge has released six albums that have sold more than 25 million records worldwide, garnering not only public adoration for her uncompromising honesty but numerous critical […]

How to Be a Budget Fashionista

How to Be a Budget Fashionista

Good news: You don’t have to sacrifice style just to pay your electric bill. Kathryn Finney, a.k.a. the Budget Fashionista, is the expert on all things chic and cheap. Now she opens up her Prada bag of shopping and style […]

Optimal Reliability Modeling

Optimal Reliability Modeling

Promotes better ways to diagnose, maintain, and improve existing systems. Existing reliability evaluation models are examined with respect to today’s complicated engineering systems that have hundreds of thousands of integrated component designs.

Sufficient Grace

Sufficient Grace

One quiet spring day, Gracie Hollaman hears voices in her head that tell her to get in her car and leave her entire life behind — her home, her husband, her daughter, her very identity. Gracie’s subsequent journey releases her […]

Marin County Bike Trails

Marin County Bike Trails

One of the best place for bicycling is Marin County! Marin County Bike Trails includes 22 bike trips, with 25 alternate rides, ranging from 5 to 45 miles, and totalling over 600 scenic miles!

EDGE for Mobile Internet

EDGE for Mobile Internet

This ground-breaking resource offers you a detailed treatment of EDGE and its critical role in the development of the mobile Internet. The book explains how this global radio based high-speed mobile data standard can be introduced into GSM/GPRS networks, improving […]

Handbook of Adhesion

Handbook of Adhesion

This second edition of the successful Handbook of Adhesion provides concise and authoritative articles covering many aspects of the science and technology associated with adhesion and adhesives. It is intended to fill a gap between the necessarily simplified treatment of […]

Henry James and the Abuse of the Past

Henry James and the Abuse of the Past

Henry James and the Abuse of the Past explores the complex uses to which James puts his oblique experience of the American Civil War. Why does James use and abuse the past by fabricating and distorting people and events in […]

Being the Shopper

Being the Shopper

Take a Tour Through the Mind of a Shopper “What’s my test of a book I’ve been asked to review? Pure selfishness. How intense are the underlinings? How many quotes can I add to my presentations? How often are the […]

Cambridge in the 1830s

Cambridge in the 1830s

The writer and recipient of these engaging letters, Alexander Chisholm Gooden (born 1817), went up to Trinity College, Cambridge in 1836, having previously been educated at the University of London. A glittering academic career beckoned; he was top of the […]

Fuhgeddaboutit

Fuhgeddaboutit

Fuhgeddaboutit: How to Badda Boom, Badda Bing, and Find Your Inner Mobster is the definitive guide on how to be a twenty-first-century made man. With easy-to-read step-by-step instructions, Fuhgeddaboutit reveals a unique way of living and a unique way of […]

Britain, Israel and the United States, 1955-1958

Britain, Israel and the United States, 1955-1958

Orna Almog examines the Anglo-Israeli relationship from 1955 to 1958 in the context of the Cold War, superpower rivalry and political upheaval in the Middle East. The author reveals how the British foreign service mistook Israeli thinking for psychological weakness […]

The Kid Who Batted 1.000

The Kid Who Batted 1.000

The Des Moines Majestyks are deep in the cellar…so deep that it seems nothing short of divine intervention could even get them up to the ground floor. They do have one star, Juan-Tanamera “Bueno” Aires, an ex-basketball phenom who performs […]

Human Resources Aspects Of Small Business And Enterprise Development

Human Resources Aspects Of Small Business And Enterprise Development

The third issue of Volume 9 is dedicated to a particularly pertinent aspect of small business and enterprise development: Human Resources (HR). Interestingly, until the late 1960s, HR received scant attention from academics, practitioner and policy makers.

The Man Who Married the Moon and Other Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories

The Man Who Married the Moon and Other Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories

The Man Who Married the Moon is a collection of Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories by Charles F. Lummis, a renowned southwestern author, librarian, historian and archeologist. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, Lummis moved to New Mexico because of his lung disease. He […]

The Star Trek: The Next Generation: Genesis Wave Book One

The Star Trek: The Next Generation: Genesis Wave Book One

Intended to create life from nothingness, the Genesis Device had the potential to become a weapon of awe-inspiring destructiveness, capable of rearranging matter and life energy on a planetary scale. After the cataclysmic explosion of the Genesis Planet, and the […]

The Fortune Tellers

The Fortune Tellers

Just as “spin” has taken over politics in America, so too has it come to define the long bull market on Wall Street. The booming trade in stocks, which has become a national obsession, has produced an insatiable demand for […]

Money and the End of Empire

Money and the End of Empire

This book presents a penetrating new analysis of the end of the empire, located at the intersection of politics, economy and society in Britain and the colonies. In the late 1940s and early 1950s, when political control was feasible, discriminatory […]

Coastal Mass Tourism

Coastal Mass Tourism

This book examines the development of mass tourism in coastal regions of Southern Europe, with implications for similar regions across the world. It provides a critical assessment of two influential policies intended to promote sustainable development, these being attempts to […]

Arms Trade and Economic Development

Arms Trade and Economic Development

Countries that spend scarce resources to import arms from abroad often require arms sellers to ‘reinvest’ part or all of the proceeds back into the arms-importing country. These so-called ‘arms trade offsets’ are therefore thought to enhance domestic economic development. […]

New Handbook of Greek Mythology

New Handbook of Greek Mythology

This new edition is a completely rewritten and revised version of Rose’s original, seminal, text. Adding a huge amount of new material, Robin Hard incorporates the results of the latest research into his authoritative accounts of all the gods and […]

Strategic Marketing

Strategic Marketing

Every enterprise needs an understanding of the strategies used by its competitors, and a basic knowledge of how the business environment impacts on its organization before it can formulate a marketing plan. Subjects covered include: * marketing strategy * analyzing […]

Military Operations Against Terrorist Groups Abroad

Military Operations Against Terrorist Groups Abroad

Although military power is only one component of the portfolio of instruments that can be brought to bear in the fight against terrorist groups, military capabilities play unique and crucial roles in the overall strategy. These capabilities will call for […]

Mipham's Dialectics and the Debates on Emptiness

Mipham’s Dialectics and the Debates on Emptiness

This is an introduction to the Buddhist philosophy of Emptinesswhichexplores a number of themes in connection with the concept of Emptiness, a highly technical but very central notion in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism. It examines the critique by the leading Nyingma school […]

OECD Economic Surveys

OECD Economic Surveys

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Ride the Dark Trail

Ride the Dark Trail

RIDE THE DARK TRAIL In Ride the Dark Trail, Louis L’Amour tells the story of Logan Sackett, a cynical drifter who changes his ways to help a widow keep her land. Logan Sackett is wild and rootless, riding west in […]

Seeing Through God

Seeing Through God

Playing on the various meanings of Seeing Through God, John Llewelyn explores the act of looking in the wake of the death of the transcendent God of metaphysics. Taking up strategies developed by the Western sciences for seeing and observing, […]

Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum

Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum

Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum is an invaluable guide for all involved in curriculum matters. Now fully updated, this revised and enlarged fourth edition provides not only a solid grounding in the subject but also covers the latest trends and […]

Sunset With No Traffic

Sunset With No Traffic

Marc Sanchez leads you on eighteen trips into mayhem, madness, and the macabre. You’ll witness murder by Internet, some very personal demons, some excessively assertive non-smokers, a couple of everyday psychos, a dangerous Goth chick or two, an absinthe brewer […]