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  • James March's Exploration and Exploitation in Organisational Learning

    1st Edition

    By Pádraig Belton

    Exploration and Exploitation is a key text for scholars and business practitioners interested in promoting economic well-being and sustainable growth. March’s work promotes the preservation of companies’ competitiveness and sustainability in the fluctuating market environment by maintaining a…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Chris Argyris's Integrating The Individual and the Organization

    1st Edition

    By Stoyan Stoyanov

    A critical analysis of Argyris’s Integrating The Individual and the Organization, which forms part of a series of essays and books considering how organisations should be run. The essay explores the lack of congruence between the needs and expectations of individual employees and the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Ikujiro Nonaka's A Dynamic Theory of Organisational Knowledge Creation

    1st Edition

    By Stoyan Stoyanov

    Ikujiro Nonaka’s A Dynamic Theory of Organisational Knowledge Creation outlines the creation of organisational knowledge through the constant conversion of the two types of knowledge, tacit and explicit, which Nonaka believes has the potential to guide managers’ knowledge creation strategies. This…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Walter Benjamin's The Work Of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

    1st Edition

    By Rachele Dini

    The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction combats traditional art criticism’s treatment of artworks as fixed, unchanging mystical objects. For Walter Benjamin, the consequences of addressing a work of art in this manner have a wider resonance: closed off from any active visual or…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Mary Douglas's Purity and Danger

    An analysis of the concepts of pollution and taboo, 1st Edition

    By Pádraig Belton

    Mary Douglas is an outstanding example of an evaluative thinker at work. In Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo, she delves in great detail into existing arguments that portray traditional societies as “evolving” from “savage” beliefs in magic, to religion, to modern…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Amartya Sen's Inequality Re-Examined

    1st Edition

    By Elise Klein

    Amartya Sen’s Inequality Re-Examined is a seminal text setting out a theory to evaluate social arrangements and inequality. By asking the question, ‘equality of what’?, Sen shows that (in)equality should be assessed as human freedom; for people to have the ability to pursue and achieve goals they…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow

    1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Allan

    Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman offers a general audience access to over six decades of insight and expertise from a Nobel Laureate in an accessible and interesting way. Kahneman’s work focuses largely on the problem of how we think, and warns of the dangers of trusting to intuition –…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Socratic Method Today

    Student-Centered and Transformative Teaching in Political Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lee Trepanier

    This exciting new textbook provides a sophisticated examination of the Socratic method for teaching political science students in higher education. It shows how the Socratic method is employed in the Platonic dialogs, compares its transformative approach to other student-centered teaching…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Diffracted Worlds - Diffractive Readings

    Onto-Epistemologies and the Critical Humanities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit M. Kaiser, Kathrin Thiele

    Diffraction patterns in quantum physics evidence the fact that the behavior of matter is the result of its entanglements with measurement, or as Karen Barad suggests, the entanglement of matter and meaning. In this sense, therefore, phenomena (including texts, cultural agents, or life forms) are…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Coloniality, Ontology, and the Question of the Posthuman

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Jackson

    This book brings together emerging insights from across the humanities and social sciences to highlight how postcolonial studies are being transformed by increasingly influential and radical approaches to nature, matter, subjectivity, human agency, and politics. These include decolonial studies,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology

    Exploring Re-Embodiments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer, Vito De Lucia, Sian Sullivan

    Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology: Exploring Re-Embodiments is a preliminary contribution to the establishment of re-embodiments as a theoretical strand within legal and ecological theory, and philosophy. Re-embodiments are all those contemporary practices and processes that exceed the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • A Theory of Moral Education

    1st Edition

    By Michael Hand

    Children must be taught morality. They must be taught to recognise the authority of moral standards and to understand what makes them authoritative. But there’s a problem: the content and justification of morality are matters of reasonable disagreement among reasonable people. This makes it hard to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

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