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Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 23:29:46 | Comments : 0

Gender and Power in Indonesian Islam: Leaders, feminists, Sufis and pesantren selves by Bianca J. Smith and Mark Woodward
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0415643589 | 192 pages | PDF | 1,3 MB

The traditional Islamic boarding schools known as pesantren are crucial centres of Muslim learning and culture within Indonesia, but their cultural significance has been underexplored. This book is the first to explore understandings of gender and Islam in pesantren and Sufi orders in Indonesia.
Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 23:22:03 | Comments : 0

Death and Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: In-Between Bodies by Tanya Zivkovic
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0415830672 | 168 pages | PDF | 1,3 MB

Contextualising the seemingly esoteric and exotic aspects of Tibetan Buddhist culture within the everyday, embodied and sensual sphere of religious praxis, this book centres on the social and religious lives of deceased Tibetan Buddhist lamas.
Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 23:18:31 | Comments : 0

Religion in Disputes: Pervasiveness of Religious Normativity in Disputing Processes by Franz von Benda-Beckmann, Keebet von Benda-Beckmann, Martin Ramstedt and Bertram Turner
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1137322047 | 288 pages | PDF | 1 MB

Religion manifests in an array of disputes in different geographical contexts. Here, the contributors examine such questions through case studies from Europe, the United States, Israel, Africa, and South and Southeast Asia.
Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 23:14:40 | Comments : 0

The Energy of Nations: Risk Blindness and the Road to Renaissance by Jeremy Leggett
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0415857821 | 272 pages | PDF | 1 MB

Systemic global risks of oil supply, climate shock and financial collapse threaten tomorrow's economies and mean businesses and policy makers face huge challenges in fuelling tomorrow’s world.
Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 23:09:59 | Comments : 0

The Defense Production Act: Elements and Considerations (Defense, Security and Strategies) by Matthew R. Lehner
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1629480886 | ISBN-13: 9781629480886 | 86 pages | PDF | 1 MB
Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 23:04:05 | Comments : 0

Amazons, Wives, Nuns, and Witches: Women and the Catholic Church in Colonial Brazil, 1500-1822 (Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture Series, Book 32) by Carole A. Myscofski
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0292748531 | 320 pages | PDF | 1,5 MB

The Roman Catholic church played a dominant role in colonial Brazil, so that women’s lives in the colony were shaped and constrained by the Church’s ideals for pure women, as well as by parallel concepts in the Iberian honor code for women.
Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 22:59:53 | Comments : 0

The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills by David Stuckler and Sanjay Basu
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0465063985 | ISBN-13: 9780465063987 | 240 pages | PDF | 1,1 MB

Politicians have talked endlessly about the seismic economic and social impacts of the recent financial crisis, but many continue to ignore its disastrous effects on human health—and have even exacerbated them, by adopting harsh austerity measures and cutting key social programs at a time when constituents need them most.
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Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 22:55:47 | Comments : 0

Rousseau's Hand: The Crafting of a Writer by Angelica A. Goodden
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0199683832 | 248 pages | PDF | 1,1 MB

For all the fame he won as a writer during a brief but astonishingly fertile period in the 1750s and early 1760s, Rousseau thought the making of books essentially foreign to his nature; what mattered most to him was making things.
Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 22:49:39 | Comments : 0

The Private Eye: Detectives in the Movies (Reaktion Books - Locations) by Bran Nicol
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1780231024 | 224 pages | PDF | 1,4 MB

From Philip Marlowe and Sam Spade to Jake Gittes, private eyes have made for some of the most memorable characters in cinema. We often view these detectives as lone wolves who confront and try to make sense of a violent and chaotic modern world.
Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 22:46:51 | Comments : 0

Contemporary Philosophical Naturalism and Its Implications by Bana Bashour and Hans D. Muller
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0415813093 | 210 pages | PDF | 1,2 MB

One of the most pervasive and persistent questions in philosophy is the relationship between the natural sciences and traditional philosophical categories such as metaphysics, epistemology and the mind. Contemporary Philosophical Naturalism and Its Implications is a unique and valuable contribution to the literature on this issue.
Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 22:34:34 | Comments : 0

An Introduction to Latent Variable Growth Curve Modeling: Concepts, Issues, and Application, Second Edition (Quantitative Methodology Series) by Terry E. Duncan, Susan C. Duncan and Lisa A. Strycker
English | 2006 | ISBN: 0805855467 | 272 pages | PDF | 12,2 MB

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to latent variable growth curve modeling (LGM) for analyzing repeated measures. It presents the statistical basis for LGM and its various methodological extensions, including a number of practical examples of its use.
Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 22:30:25 | Comments : 0

French New Wave (Pocket Essential series) by Chris Wiegand
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1842439464 | 160 pages | PDF | 1,5 MB

Offering profiles of principal stars such as Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, and Brigitte Bardot as well as reviews and analysis of all the major films in the movement, this is the perfect primer to the group of French filmmakers who have become synonymous with effortless style and urban cool.
Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 22:26:44 | Comments : 0

Migration and Identity in a Post-National World (Global Ethics) by Katherine Tonkiss
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1137309075 | 240 pages | PDF | 1,5 MB

What does post-national identity mean for the control of migration? Katherine Tonkiss engages with the post-national theory of 'constitutional patriotism' and argues in favour of both post-national identity and relaxed migration controls.
Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 22:22:41 | Comments : 0

Managerialism: A Critique of an Ideology by Thomas Klikauer
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1137334266 | 368 pages | PDF | 1,1 MB

Many people have experienced management at work with some exposed to Managerialism. Once Managerialism had transcended the simplicity of managing companies it mutated into an ideology infiltrating nearly every eventuality of human life.
Posted By : interes | Date : 22 Jul 2014 22:18:37 | Comments : 0

Overview of Maxillofacial Prosthetics (Surgery - Procedures, Complications, and Results) by Arzu, M.D. Atay
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1626188238 | ISBN-13: 9781626188235 | 143 pages | PDF | 1,5 MB