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Tribe of Mentors
by Timothy Ferris ~ Paperback
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When facing life's questions, who do you turn to for advice? We all need mentors, particularly when the odds seem stacked against us. To find his own, bestselling author and podcast guru Tim Ferriss tracked down more than 100 eclectic experts to help him, and you, navigate life. Through short, actio...

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Shine: 20 Secrets to a Happy Life
by Shannah Kennedy ~ Hardback

We live in a world of time famine, stuffocation and addiction to entertainment rather than education. So it's time to eliminate some of the noise and distraction and get back to the basic essentials. It's time to start living on purpose again.From The Essentialists comes Shine- a short and stylish g...

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Resetting the International Monetary (Non)System
by Jose Antonio Ocampo ~ Hardback

International financial crises have plagued the world in recent decades, including the Latin American debt crisis of the 1980s, the East Asian crisis of the late twentieth century, and the global financial crisis of 2007-09. One of the basic problems faced during these crises is the lack of adequate...

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A Frayed History
by Meena Menon ~ Hardback

This book documents the history of cotton, its patterns of cultivation, the expanding use of hybrid varieties, and their consequences on the increasing distress of cotton growing farmers and weavers in India. It takes a look at the changing trends in how cotton has been perceived and used. A compreh...

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Communication, Culture and Ecology

This book offers comprehensive insights into the cultural and ecological values that influence sustainable development across Asia, addressing the cultural, religious and philosophical moorings of development through participatory and grassroots communication approaches. It presents a range of contr...

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Mixed-Race Politics and Neoliberal Multiculturalism in South Korean...
by Ji-Hyun Ahn ~ Hardback

This book studies how the increase of visual representation of mixed-race Koreans formulates a particular racial project in contemporary South Korean media. It explores the moments of ruptures and disjuncture that biracial bodies bring to the formation of neoliberal multiculturalism, a South Korean ...

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Economic and Social Development of Bangladesh
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This book discusses Bangladesh's economic and social development that may be called a "miracle" since the country has achieved remarkable development progress under several unfavorable situations: weak governance and political instabilities, inequality, risks entailed in rapid urbanization, and expo...

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Ageing Women in Literature and Visual Culture
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This timely collection engages with representations of women and ageing in literature and visual culture. Acknowledging that cultural conceptions of ageing are constructed and challenged across a variety of media and genres, the editors bring together experts in literature and visual culture to fost...

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Industrial Ecology and Industry Symbiosis for Environmental...
by Xiaohong Chen ~ Hardback

This book opens up a critical dimension to the interdisciplinary field of Industrial Ecology (IE) and one of its four areas - Industrial Symbiosis (IS). Presenting the concept of closed-loop thinking, this timely book explains how industries and societies can achieve environmental sustainability, a ...

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The Power of Collaboration
by Thea Singer Spitzer ~ Paperback

To succeed these days your organization must create amazing results. Your employees and teams may be quite capable of handling their specific areas of focus, but unless you get them to work together, your products, services, and profits will suffer. While progress has been made, maximizing collabora...

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Leadership in Islam
by Nezar Faris ~ Hardback

This book examines the concept of leadership from within the Islamic worldview, exploring its meaning and various manifestations through textual evidence from the two primary sources of Islam, The Qur'an and hadith. Using this theoretical framework concurrent with contemporary leadership theory, the...

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Dynamics Of Mediatization
Hardback

This volume sheds light on the underlying dynamics of mediatization, disentangling the actual unfolding of mediatization processes. The wide adoption and deep embedding of digital media and technology brings new questions to mediatization studies: how can we grasp this `deep mediatization'? In which...

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The Internet of Things
Hardback

Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things have been positioned on the international stage as important initiatives of a promising future: Who is dealing in data from the digital factory? Germany has its "Plattform Industrie 4.0", China "Made in China 2025" and the USA the "Industrial Internet Consorti...

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Strategic Management of Market Niches

Gorazd Ocvirk creates a comprehensive model for the strategic management of market niches, and provides a framework for the construction of a strategic management theory of market niches. Based on the current state of research on the niche topic within, strategic management has many niche typologies...

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Inventing a Space Mission
by Vincent Minier ~ Hardback

This book describes prominent technological achievements within a very successful space science mission: the Herschel space observatory. Focusing on the various processes of innovation it offers an analysis and discussion of the social, technological and scientific context of the mission that pav...

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Real Estate Due Diligence
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Due diligence is the bedrock of real estate deals, regardless of the volume of transaction. This book presents a comprehensive guide to understanding and implementing due diligence and making an accurate assessment of the risks. While this process has become a "no-brainer" for investment professiona...

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The Present Image
by Paolo S. H. Favero ~ Hardback

The Present Image explores the world of images in the contemporary, increasingly digitized, habitats of the world. Moving across a theoretical spectrum that brings visual and digital culture in touch with anthropology, political theory, phenomenology and art-history, and based on the author's practi...

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Getting skills right
by Oecd ~

This report identifies effective strategies to tackle skills imbalances in the United Kingdom. It provides an assessment of practices and policies in the following areas: the collection and use of information on skill needs to foster a better alignment between skills acquisition and labour market ne...

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South Asian Rivers
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This volume identifies existing statist approaches and political economies of river management in South Asia. These rivers are heavily suffering from millions of people who in contrast consider them as holy and worship them. Edited by Professor Imtiaz Ahmed, the contributors of this book from India,...

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Economics of Pessimism and Optimism
by Kiyohiko G. Nishimura ~ Hardback

This is the first book to investigate individual's pessimistic and optimistic prospects for the future and their economic consequences based on sound mathematical foundations. The book focuses on fundamental uncertainty called Knightian uncertainty, where the probability distribution governing uncer...

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The Evolution of Central Banking: Theory and History

This book is the first complete survey of the evolution of monetary institutions and practices in Western countries from the Middle Ages to today. It radically rethinks previous attempts at a history of monetary institutions by avoiding institutional approach and shifting the focus away from the Ang...

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Do Good
by Thompson ~ Hardback

Author BiographyANNE BAHR THOMPSON is founder of the brand consultancy Onesixtyfourth and former executive director of strategy and planning at Interbrand. She has been featured in the Financial Times, The New York Times, and on Fox Business and MarketWatch Radio.

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Iraq and the Politics of Oil
by Gary Vogler ~ Hardback

Was the Iraq war really about oil? As a senior oil advisor for the Office for Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance (ORHA) and briefly as minister of oil, Gary Vogler thought he knew. But while doing research for a book about his experience in Iraq, Vogler discovered that what he knew was not t...

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The Five Roles of a Master Herder
by Linda Kohanov ~ Paperback

Author BiographyThrough her Eponaquest Worldwide, established to explore the healing potential of working with horses, Linda Kohanov teaches internationally on subjects including leadership, social intelligence, and stress reduction. She lives near Tucson, Arizona.

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Methods for Studying Video Games and Religion
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Game studies has been an understudied area within the emerging field of digital media and religion. Video games can reflect, reject, or reconfigure traditionally held religious ideas and often serve as sources for the production of religious practices and ideas. This collection of essays presents a ...

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Young Consumer Behaviour

Although one perspective depicts young consumers as vulnerable and passive in the marketplace system, our knowledge of this consumer group will be inadequate if limited to this contention. Their roles and relevance in family consumption activities are becoming increasingly profound. Available eviden...

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Mainstreaming the Northeast in India's Look and Act East Policy
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This book provides a detailed account of the evolution of India's Look and Act East Policy, addressing the nuances of the policy and its efficacy for the Northeast Region. The Northeastern India as a region is landlocked, sharing most of its boundary with neighbouring countries of South and South Ea...

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Mastering Market Analytics
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In Mastering Market Analytics, Robert Kozielski presents various measurement systems and marketing metrics, along with common mistakes made by organizations and managers in the process of measuring business activities, and illustrates how to avoid these mistakes. The new turbulent business enviro...

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Green Chemistry
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Green Chemistry: An Inclusive Approach provides a broad overview of green chemistry for researchers from either an environmental science or chemistry background, starting at a more elementary level, incorporating more advanced concepts, and including more chemistry as the book progresses. Every chap...

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Neoliberalism from Below
by Veronica Gago ~ Paperback

In Neoliberalism from Below-first published in Argentina in 2014-Veronica Gago examines how Latin American neoliberalism is propelled not just from above by international finance, corporations, and government, but also by the activities of migrant workers, vendors, sweatshop workers, and other margi...

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The Entrepreneur in Rule-Based Economics
by Georg D. Blind ~ Hardback

This volume brings together three areas of interest: the rule-based approach, the entrepreneur, and Japan as an empirical application. It highlights the advantages of the rule-based approach for economic analysis by linking different methodological underpinnings. Using these, the author exemplifies ...

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Contraband Corridor
by Rebecca Berke Galemba ~ Paperback

The Mexico-Guatemala border has emerged as a geopolitical hotspot of illicit flows of both goods and people. Contraband Corridor seeks to understand the border from the perspective of its long-term inhabitants, including petty smugglers of corn, clothing, and coffee. Challenging assumptions regardin...

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Divina Moneta
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This edited collection analyses the phenomenon of coin use for religious and ritual purposes in different cultures and across different periods of time. It proposes an engagement with the theory and interpretation of the `material turn' with numismatic evidence, and an evidence-based series of discu...

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The Belt & Road Initiative in the Global Arena
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This book is among the first to systematically analyze and discuss the Chinese government's"One Belt, One Road" initiative to promote infrastructure investment and economic development, bringing together a diverse range of scholars from China, Russia, and Eastern Europe. The book assembles a package...

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Organizational Competence for Servitization

Tim Posselt investigates the factors leading to organizational competence for servitization - a key strategic alternative in times of digitalization and globalization -, and analyses the transformation process servitizing firms undergo. He explores the issue through conceptual research and case stud...

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Derivatives

This book provides a comprehensive but concise treatment of the subject of Derivatives. It focuses on making essential concepts accessible to a wider audience. The book eschews complicated mathematics and high school level mathematics is sufficient to understand it. It describes and explains various...

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