Three Essays on the Painting of our Time: Volume 105 by Adrian Stokes

By Adrian Stokes

Tavistock Press used to be demonstrated as a co-operative enterprise among the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) within the Fifties to provide a chain of significant contributions around the social sciences.
This quantity is a part of a 2001 reissue of a range of these vital works that have given that long gone out of print, or are tough to find. released via Routledge, 112 volumes in overall are being introduced jointly below the identify The foreign Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock Press.
Reproduced right here in facsimile, this quantity was once initially released in 1961 and is obtainable separately. the gathering is usually to be had in a couple of themed mini-sets of among five and thirteen volumes, or as a whole collection.

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Transcultural History: Theories, Methods, Sources by Madeleine Herren,Martin Rüesch,Christiane Sibille

By Madeleine Herren,Martin Rüesch,Christiane Sibille

For the twenty first century, the often-quoted quotation ‘past is prologue’ reads the opposite direction round: the worldwide current lacks a historic narrative for the worldwide previous. Focussing on a transcultural historical past, this ebook questions the territoriality of old strategies and gives a story, which goals to beat cultural essentialism by means of focussing on crossing borders of every kind. Transcultural background displays significantly at the means historical past is built, asking who shaped historical past some time past and who succeeded in shaping what we name the grasp narrative. even supposing proficient ecu historians, the authors goal to offer an invaluable method of worldwide background, exhibiting to begin with how a Eurocentric yet common historiography got rid of or essentialised convinced themes in Asian historical past. As an empirical self-discipline, background is predicated on resource fabric, analysed in response to ideas caused by a powerful methodological heritage. This e-book accesses the worldwide previous after international struggle I, the well-known degree of the Paris Peace meetings, looking at the multiplication of latest borders and the range of transgressing associations, suggestions, actors, women and men inventing themselves as worldwide topics, yet sharing a sour event with just about all neighborhood societies at the moment, particularly the attention of getting family members buried in some distance overseas because of globalised wars.

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Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology by H. Russell Bernard,Clarence C. Gravlee

By H. Russell Bernard,Clarence C. Gravlee

The Handbook of equipment in Cultural Anthropology, now in its moment variation, keeps a powerful benchmark for knowing the scope of latest anthropological box equipment. fending off divisive debates over technological know-how and humanism, the individuals draw upon both traditions to discover fieldwork in perform. the second one variation additionally displays significant advancements of the prior decade, together with: the emerging prominence of combined equipment, the emergence of recent applied sciences, and evolving perspectives on ethnographic writing.

Spanning the chain of study, from designing a undertaking via equipment of knowledge assortment and interpretive research, the Handbook positive factors new chapters on ethnography of on-line groups, social survey learn, and community and geospatial research. thought of dialogue of ethics, epistemology, and the presentation of analysis effects to varied audiences around out the volume.

The result's an important consultant for all students, pros, and complicated scholars who hire fieldwork.

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Eroïca: The Quest for Oil in Indonesia (1850-1898) by J.P. Poley

By J.P. Poley

A tribute to the pioneers of oil exploration in Indonesia (1850-1898). utilizing real experiences, diaries, proper texts, own notes and images, Poley brings to lifestyles the heroic efforts of Reerink (Cheribon, W. Java), Zijlker and Kessler (Deli, NE Sumatra), slump (Surabaya and Rembang, E Java), Menten (Kutei, E Kalimantan), Kessler and IJzerman (Palembang, SE Sumatra), and their crews.
They confronted virtually insurmountable odds in lots of destinations: an impenetrable, merciless jungle, an inclement weather, tropical ailments, technical mishaps, monetary regulations, and, final yet now not least, executive and felony constraints. there has been no geological technological know-how to consultant them, and drilling expertise was once nonetheless in its infancy. but it used to be their imaginative and prescient and perseverance which eventually placed Indonesia at the international map of oil-producing international locations, and which contributed materially to the advance of trendy lifetime of luxurious.
a lot of the current textual content and several other of the images are right here awarded for the 1st time to the overall public.

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Portraits of Influential Chinese Educators: 17 (CERC Studies by Ruth Hayhoe

By Ruth Hayhoe

This booklet conveys an realizing of China’s academic improvement from inside of and offers distinct insights into chinese language society. It does so via pix of 11 influential educators whose rules have formed the tutorial reforms initiated by means of Deng Xiaoping in 1978. The ebook makes chinese language civilization concrete throughout the drama of the genuine lives of educators and offers glimpses into the tutorial context of China’s contemporary circulate onto the realm stage.

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Sexual Violence and Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Prevention, by Judy Postmus

By Judy Postmus

A accomplished exam of the pervasive and chronic social challenge of sexual violence and abuse that plagues hundreds of thousands of ladies, childrens, and males around the globe.

• 264 alphabetized entries written by means of approximately two hundred individuals from assorted backgrounds

• A bibliography of key published assets, web content, and movies on quite a lot of topics

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The Assimilation Myth: A Study of Second Generation Polish by R. Johnston

By R. Johnston

This booklet is a logical end result of a publication released in 1965 less than the name Immigrants Assimilation - A research of Polish humans in Western Australia. within the unique learn, grownup Polish immigrants have been requested, among different issues, approximately their attitudes to their kid's assimilation to the tradition of the Australian society. understand that, a few mom and dad have been longing for their teenagers to stay Polish, when others convey­ ed a hope for them to turn into Australians. clearly, it look­ ed useful to enquire the kid's attitudes to their very own assimilation. the current research is accordingly typically excited by those attitudes. a lot has been written approximately moment iteration immigrants and much has been of a speculative nature, considering that not anyone has but long past into the houses of immigrants and requested them and their youngsters in regards to the approach they think concerning a tradition that's new to them. the current learn is exclusive during this experience since it fills a necessary hole by way of learning assimilation of 2 generations of immigrants belonging to an analogous relatives. moment new release immigrants have occupied the eye of many writers within the sociological and mental litera­ ture. very important social phenomena akin to delinquency, psychological breakdowns, and marginality were ascribed to the second one iteration immigrants as a result of their prestige as halfway humans among cultural milieus. a few of these phenome­ it really is in most cases authorized that na are traced within the current study.

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Siren Song: Chilean Water Law As a Model for International by Carl J. Bauer

By Carl J. Bauer

expanding shortage, clash, and environmental harm are severe positive aspects of the worldwide water situation. As governments, foreign enterprises, NGOs, and firms have attempted to reply, Chilean water legislations has appeared an enticing substitute to older legislative and regulatory ways. Boldly brought in 1981, the Chilean version is the world?s major instance of a unfastened industry method of water legislation, water rights, and water source administration. regardless of greater than a decade of overseas debate, in spite of the fact that, a complete, balanced account of the Chilean adventure has been unavailable. Siren track is an interdisciplinary research combining legislation, political economic climate, and geography. Carl Bauer areas the Chilean version of water legislations in overseas context through reviewing the modern debate approximately water economics and coverage reform. He follows with an account of the Chilean event, drawing on fundamental and secondary assets in Spanish and English, together with interviews with key humans in Chile. He offers the controversy approximately reforming the legislations after Chile?s 1990 go back to democratic executive, in addition to rising perspectives approximately how water markets have labored in perform. The ensuing booklet offers insights approximately legislations, economics, and public coverage inside of Chile and classes for the international locations around the globe which are wrestling with the demanding situations of water coverage reform.

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The Dynamics of a Changing Technology: A case study in by Peter J. Fensham,Douglas Hooper

By Peter J. Fensham,Douglas Hooper

Tavistock Press used to be confirmed as a co-operative enterprise among the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) within the Fifties to provide a sequence of significant contributions around the social sciences.
This quantity is a part of a 2001 reissue of a variety of these very important works that have due to the fact that long gone out of print, or are tough to find. released by way of Routledge, 112 volumes in overall are being introduced jointly less than the identify The overseas Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock Press.
Reproduced right here in facsimile, this quantity used to be initially released in 1964 and is on the market separately. the gathering is usually to be had in a few themed mini-sets of among five and thirteen volumes, or as a whole collection.

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