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Falk, Richard A.
In his clear-sighted, humane, and provocative way, Richard Falk calls for a revolution in thinking about the future of world order. "Explorations at the Edge of Time" develops the idea that a major cultural shift from modernism to post modernism is under way, creating both new difficulties and new opportunities in the domain of global public policy. The author observes, 'A post modem possibility implies the human capacity to transcend the violence, poverty, ecological decay, oppression, injustice, and secularism of the modern world'. Recognizing that the concepts of 'progress' and 'development' have changed due to the breakdown of the modernist consensus, Falk contends that most problems have transnational dimensions. He proposes a commitment to grassroots globalism, and he challenges aspiring 'citizen pilgrims' to think and act in ways that will enhance their feeling of identity with the rest of creation. Falk's 'rooted utopianism' challenges our political imagination in relation to pressing global problems and helps forge an overall vision of the future. What is at stake is the building of political understanding amidst the appreciation of unity and diversity for a hopeful entry upon the 21st Century. N.B. Some pencil annotations. Head and tail of spine and corners of boards slightly bumped. Slight mark to ffep. 255pp.
Temple University Press, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0877228604
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Inventory #28014
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Kincheloe, Joe L. And Steinberg, Shirley
This work makes accessible and practicable some of the best theoretical innovation in critical pedagogy of the last decade. Issues of knowledge are explored as the authors consider how an integration of popular culture and cultural studies into the lesson plan can enrich and re-invigorate the learning experience. These essays, ranging widely in topic and educational level, are based in theory but are practice-oriented. In translating this theory, the contributors provide educators with techniques which will inform rather than oppress classroom skills. 274pp.
Routledge, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415918421
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Inventory #28933
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Miller, Alice
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Reading crease and fading to spine. Some annotation. 331pp.
Pluto Press, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0745301940
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Inventory #26712
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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Bremner, J. Gavin
This is a clear and authoritative introduction to infant development. The book moves with logical progression through chapters on perceptual development, cognitive development, and social interaction and development.Although adopting the traditional format for infancy texts, Bremner convincingly shows how current theoretical views call for the reformation of these traditional ways of categorizing infant ability. He reviews the debate at the heart of the subject between views of Piagetian constructionism and biological "ecological" theories, elucidating the competing views and addressing the implications for future research that arise from them. This book provides an up-to-date overview of the subject for undergraduates, and serves as a post-introductory course text.Signed by author on inside cover.Slight fading to covers.257pp.
Basil Blackwell, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0631148094
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Inventory #13764
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.20 approx. - € 6.36 approx.)
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Verloop, Peter and Sanders,Valerie Editors
Merger control in Europe has continued to evolve rapidly. In addition to significant changes in the national merger control regimes in Denmark, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and Portugal, a new EU Merger Regulation is expected to enter into force on 1 May 2004 - a measure that will launch the most far-reaching reform of European merger control since the adoption of the EC Merger Regulation in December 1989. This updated edition offers practitioners expert guidance through the next phase of this crucial aspect of business and economic activity in Europe. Like earlier editions, this edition of "Merger Control in Europe" introduces practitioners and interested academics to the issues of merger control which are relevant when preparing an acquisition within the European Union. In order to provide insight into problem areas at each national level, and to allow possible comparisons, it includes a chapter on each of the 14 EU countries with a merger control regime, as well as one on the EU itself. In addition, as a first step towards the expected enlargement of the European Union in 2004, this edition welcomes contributions on Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Cyprus. For each jurisdiction, the major elements of merger control law - the definition of concentration, control or notification thresholds, procedure and substantive test clearance or appraisal, as well as other issues unique to each country - are all covered in some detail. For any of the jurisdictions, the practitioner should quickly be able to determine the precise scope of such important considerations as the following: concept of concentration; notification requirements; procedural time-frame; sanctions for violation of procedural rules; special rules governing banks, building and loan associations, the media sector, insurance and other specific areas of business; political intervention possibilities; publicity and confidentiality; consultation of works council; co-operation within the framework of the European Competition Authorities (ECA); test for clearance; economic benefits and disadvantages analysis; what constitutes substantial lessening of competition; remedies (both behavioural and structural); and appeal against decisions regarding the test for clearance. Each chapter, written by one or more practising lawyers from major European law firms, is grounded in the relevant law and takes into account changes in legislation and recent decisions. The book also contains a detailed introductory 20-page chart allowing readers to compare the basic elements of merger control law in all of the countries covered and in the EU.431pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2003, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Fourth Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041120564
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Inventory #14737
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 60.00 approx. - € 53.00 approx.)
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