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  1. Volunteer Economies

    Volunteer Economies: The Politics and Ethics of Voluntary Labour in Africa [Hardback]

    Ruth Prince(Editor); Hannah Brown(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781847011404
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Issues
    Across Africa today, as development activities animate novel forms of governance, new social actors are emerging, among them the volunteer. Yet, where work and resources are limited, volunteer practices have repercussions that rais... .... Learn More
  2. Catastrophe and Catharsis

    Catastrophe and Catharsis: Perspectives on Disaster and Redemption in German Culture and Beyond [Hardback]

    Katharina Gerstenberger(Editor); Tanja Nusser(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781571139016
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 170
    Destroying human habitat and taking human lives, disasters, be they natural, man-made, or a combination, threaten large populations, even entire nations and societies. They also disrupt the existing order and cause discontinuity in... .... Learn More
  3. Losing your Land

    Losing your Land: Dispossession in the Great Lakes [Paperback]

    An Ansoms(Editor); Thea Hilhorst(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781847011053
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Issues
    Dispossession of land on a small scale can have as great an impact on living conditions as large-scale land-grabs. With the increasing commodification of land, new forms of dispossession, in urban as well as rural districts, are al... .... Learn More
  4. Village Matters

    Village Matters: Knowledge, Politics and Community in Kabylia, Algeria [Hardback]

    Judith Scheele(Author)


    ISBN: 9781847012050
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Anthropology
    Kabylia is a Berber-speaking, densely populated mountainous region east of Algiers, that has played an important part in Algerian pre- and post-independence politics, and continues to be troublesome to central government. But 'Kaby... .... Learn More
  5. Health and Zionism

    Health and Zionism: The Israeli Health Care System, 1948-1960 [Hardback]

    Shifra Shvarts(Author)


    ISBN: 9781580462792
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in Medical History
    Volume: Volume 13
    In this follow-up to her 2002 book, The Workers' Health Fund in Eretz, Israel: Kupat Holim, 1911-1937, historian Shifra Shvarts investigates the political and social forces that influenced Israel's health care system and policy dur... .... Learn More
  6. Understanding Purpose

    Understanding Purpose: Kant and the Philosophy of Biology [Paperback]

    Philippe Huneman(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781580462655
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: North American Kant Society Studies in Philosophy
    Volume: Volume 8
    Understanding Purpose is an exploration of the central concept of natural purpose [Naturzweck] in Kant's philosophy of biology. Kant's work in this area is marked by a strong teleological concern: living organisms, in his view, are... .... Learn More
  7. Health Care Reform

    Health Care Reform: Ethics and Politics [Hardback]

    Timothy H. Engström(Editor); Wade L. Robison(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781580462266
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Health care reform has been stalled since the Clinton health care initiative, but the political difficulties internal to that initiative and the ethical problems that provoked it -- of cost, coverage, and overall fairness, for exam... .... Learn More
  8. Maritime Enterprise and Empire

    Maritime Enterprise and Empire: Sir William Mackinnon and His Business Network, 1823-1893 [Hardback]

    J. Forbes Munro(Author)


    ISBN: 9780851159355
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book explores the nineteenth century roots of globalisation through the activities of the enterprise network created by the Scottish merchant, William Mackinnon. It follows the rise of the family-led business group from its mo... .... Learn More
  9. The Animal/Human Boundary: Historical Perspectives

    The Animal/Human Boundary: Historical Perspectives [Hardback]

    Angela N. H. Creager(Editor); William Chester Jordan(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781580461207
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Studies in Comparative History
    Volume: Volume 2
    The way in which humans articulate identities, social hierarchies, and their inversions through relations with animals has been a fruitful topic in anthropological and historical investigations for the last several years. The contr... .... Learn More
  10. History and the Disciplines

    History and the Disciplines: The Reclassification of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe [Hardback]

    Donald R. Kelley(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781878822857
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    This collection of essays addresses, in specific historical ways and from particular disciplinary standpoints, the problem of knowledge and what used to be called the classification of the sciences. What is, or what passes for, kn... .... Learn More

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