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  • Work Orientations: Theoretical Perspectives and Empirical Findings book cover

    Work Orientations

    Theoretical Perspectives and Empirical Findings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bengt Furåker, Kristina Håkansson

    Work orientations and work attitudes have to do with the productive capacities in society. Insofar as individuals are positively oriented towards contributing their labour, we can expect a great amount of work to be done and to be carried out efficiently, carefully and responsibly. These subjective…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Confucianism, Discipline, and Competitiveness book cover

    Confucianism, Discipline, and Competitiveness

    1st Edition

    By Chris Baumann, Hume Winzar, Doris Viengkham

    The importance of competitiveness has increased rapidly in recent years, where a fresh look at the different forms in which competitiveness manifests is needed. Though the exceptional growth of East Asian economies has been hypothesised previously from a socio-cultural perspective, links have often…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Perspectives in Role Ethics: Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation book cover

    Perspectives in Role Ethics

    Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Dare, Christine Swanton

    Although our moral lives would be unrecognisable without them, roles have received little attention from analytic moral philosophers. Roles are central to our lives and to our engagement with one another, and should be analysed in connection with our core notions of ethics such as virtue, reason,…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Charisma of Distant Places: Travel and Religion in the Early Middle Ages book cover

    The Charisma of Distant Places

    Travel and Religion in the Early Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By Courtney Luckhardt

    This cultural history of early medieval travel and religion reveals how movement affected society, demonstrating the connectedness of people and regions between 500 and 850 CE. In The Charisma of Distant Places, Courtney Luckhardt enriches our understanding of migration through her examination of…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Film and the Afterlife book cover

    Film and the Afterlife

    1st Edition

    By David Rankin

    This book explores how post-death existence is represented in popular film, looking at issues such as continuity, personal identity, and the nature of existence beyond the grave. Film often returns to the theme of dying, death and the afterlife, both directly and indirectly, because there are very…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Securitising Singapore: State Power and Global Threats Management book cover

    Securitising Singapore

    State Power and Global Threats Management, 1st Edition

    By Syed Mohammed Ad’ha Aljunied

    Aljunied examines how the Singaporean government developed a comprehensive state–society strategic relationship by ‘securitising’ vital policy areas because of Singapore’s vulnerability as a global city state. In the twenty-first century, the Singaporean government has strategically renewed an…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Church Mission Society book cover

    The Church Mission Society

    1st Edition

    By Brian Stanley, Kevin Ward

    The Church Missionary Society (now renamed the Church Mission Society) has been for most of its 200-year history the largest and most influential of the British Protestant missionary agencies. Its bicentenary in 1999 is being marked by the publication of this collection of historical and…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Media Culture & Environ. Co-P book cover

    Media Culture & Environ. Co-P

    1st Edition

    By Alison Anderson

    First Published in 1997. This book is intended for final year undergraduates and postgraduates in cultural and media studies, as well as postgraduate and academic researchers. Courses on culture and the media within sociology, environmental studies, human geography and politics.…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Syntactic Issues in the English Imperative book cover

    Syntactic Issues in the English Imperative

    1st Edition

    By Eric Potsdam

    First Published in 1998. This work is an unrevised version of my 1996 University of California, Santa Cruz Ph.D. dissertation. The only changes that have been made are corrections of typographical errors, minor rewording, updating of references, and the inclusion of an index. I would like to thank…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

  • A Good Master Well Served: Masters and Servants in Colonial Massachusetts, 1620-1750 book cover

    A Good Master Well Served

    Masters and Servants in Colonial Massachusetts, 1620-1750, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence William Towner

    First published in 1998. Early American historians are finding connections between the bonded status of African American slaves, European indentured servants, convicts, and sailors. An excellent starting point for this inquiry is this neglected classic by Lawrence Towner, former head of the…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Studies in African American History and Culture

  • Seva, Saviour and State: Caste Politics, Tribal Welfare and Capitalist Development book cover

    Seva, Saviour and State

    Caste Politics, Tribal Welfare and Capitalist Development, 1st Edition

    By R. Srivatsan

    This book provides a unique understanding of the concept and practice of seva (service) in modern India. It examines social reform, key ameliorative programmes, seva organisations, nationalist politics and colonial anthropology to show the critical linkages between caste politics, tribal welfare…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge India

  • Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India book cover

    Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India

    1st Edition

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    This book examines the afterlife of Partition as imprinted on the memories and postmemories of Hindu and Sikh survivors from West Punjab to foreground the intersection between history, memory and narrative. It shows how survivors script their life stories to reinscribe tragic tales of violence and…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

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