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    • Rowe, Peter G.; Hee, Limin (2019)
      This open access book highlights Singapore’s development into a city in which water and greenery, along with associated environmental, technical, social and political aspects have been harnessed and cultivated into a ...
    • Seifrid, Thomas (2009-04-01)
      Written at the height of Stalin's first "five-year plan" for the industrialization of Soviet Russia and the parallel campaign to collectivize Soviet agriculture, Andrei Platonov's The Foundation Pit registers a dissonant ...
    • Oppy, Graham; Trakakis, N. N. (2014)
      Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand has been experiencing something of a ‘golden age’. Within this, the richness of Australasia’s philosophical past, though less well known, should not be forgotten: Australasian ...
    • de Spiegeleire, S.; van het Loo, M.; Vernez, G.; Lindstrom, G.; Kahan, J.P. (2001)
      Immigration
    • Fung, Dilly (2017)
      Is it possible to bring university research and student education into a more connected, more symbiotic relationship? If so, can we develop programmes of study that enable faculty, students and ‘real world’ communities to ...
    • Black, Richard; Pantîru, Cristina; Okólski, Marek; Engbersen, Godfried (2010)
      Sociology
    • Vollmer, Sebastian (2018)
      This book contributes to the empirical literature on economic and human development from five different perspectives: the first chapter provides a new statistical test for bimodality of densities with an application to ...
    • A. Lesica, Nicholas (2017)
      What constitutes a healthy diet? Mainstream media and advertisers would like you to think that the answer to this question is complicated and controversial. But science, fortunately, tells us otherwise. A Conversation about ...
    • Kast-Aigner, Judith (2018)
      The objective of this study is to provide an account of the terminology the European Union has created and used with regard to its development cooperation policy since the Treaty of Rome was signed in 1957. For this purpose, ...
    • Klepp, Silja; Chavez-Rodriguez, Libertad (2018)
      This edited volume brings together critical research on climate change adaptation discourses, policies, and practices from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Drawing on examples from countries including Colombia, Mexico, ...
    • Doblhammer, Gabriele; Gumà, Jordi (2018)
      family; relationships; health, parenthood
    • Brindle, Jonathan (2017)
      This book is the first comprehensive monograph dedicated to Chakali, a Southwestern Grusi language spoken by less than 3500 people in northwest Ghana. The dictionary offers a consistent description of word meaning and ...
    • Besemeres, John (2016)
      "Through a series of essays on key events in recent years in Russia, the western ex-republics of the USSR and the countries of the one-time Warsaw Pact, John Besemeres seeks to illuminate the domestic politics of the most ...
    • Baume, Peter; Wanna, John; Taflaga, Marija (2015)
      In the ‘broad church’ of the Australian Liberal Party, rarely has there been a maverick so unrelenting in his commitment to personal principles as Senator Peter Baume. Over a parliamentary career spanning 17 years, three ...
    • Gillespie, Kirsty; Niles, Don; Treloyn, Sally (2017)
      This volume of essays honours the life and work of Stephen A. Wild, one of Australia’s leading ethnomusicologists. Born in Western Australia, Wild studied at Indiana University in the USA before returning to Australia to ...
    • Cameron-Smith, Alexander (2019)
      In his day, Raphael Cilento was one of the most prominent and controversial figures in Australian medicine. As a senior medical officer in the Commonwealth and Queensland governments, he was an active participant in public ...
    • Björklund Larsen, Lotta (2018)
      Tax compliance; Reciprocity; Ethnography; Economic anthropology; Welfare; Exchanges; Taxpayer; Marcel Mauss; Swedish Tax Agency; quid-pro-quo exchange; Fiscal anthropology; Swedish tax; Behavioural economics; ...
    • Vanderwal Taylor, Jolanda (2009)
      Many of today's Dutch writers were children during World War II. Even today, the traumatic childhood experience of enemy occupation is still central to the work of many of them. This interest cuts across the traditional ...
    • Karimi-Hakkak, Ahmad (2019-10-01)
      This book examines the role of Persian literature in politics in the tumultuous period of Iranian history from 1950 to 2000, illustrating how intellectuals used poetry, plays, novels and short stories to comment on ...
    • Hobbs, Andrew (2018)
      "At the heart of Victorian culture was the local weekly newspaper. More popular than books, more widely read than the London papers, the local press was a national phenomenon. This book redraws the Victorian cultural map, ...