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  • Successful Ageing

    Ambition and Ambivalence

    The ambition of ageing science to discover the golden fleece of longevity and health is closely connected to the concept of 'successful ageing'. Still, for a large portion of the population, frailty and cognitive impairment is the reality of ageing, and it is by no means certain if health promotion, prevention and other interventions will reduce the probability of its occurrence. This book argues ... Read more

    $35.99 USD

  • Casino Capitalism

    How the Financial Crisis Came About and What Needs to be Done Now

    In Casino Capitalism Hans-Werner Sinn examines the causes of the banking crisis, points out the flaws in the economic rescue packages, and presents a master plan for the reform of financial markets. Sinn argues that the crisis came about because limited liability induced both Wall Street and Main Street to gamble with real estate properties. He meticulously describes the process of lending to ... Read more

    $37.99 USD

  • Imagined Homes

    Soviet German Immigrants in Two Cities

    by Hans Werner ...
    Book 1 - Studies in Immigration and Culture
    Imagined Homes: Soviet German Immigrants in Two Cities is a study of the social and cultural integration of two migrations of German speakers from Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union to Winnipeg, Canada in the late 1940s, and Bielefeld, Germany in the 1970s. Employing a cross-national comparative framework, Hans Werner reveals that the imagined trajectory of immigrant lives influenced the process ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • The Green Paradox

    A Supply-Side Approach to Global Warming

    A leading economist develops a supply-side approach to fighting climate change that encourages resource owners to leave more of their fossil carbon underground.The Earth is getting warmer. Yet, as Hans-Werner Sinn points out in this provocative book, the dominant policy approach—which aims to curb consumption of fossil energy—has been ineffective. Despite policy makers' efforts to promote ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • German POWs, Der Ruf, and the Genesis of Group 47

    The Political Journey of Alfred Andersch and Hans Werner Richter

    This work explores the experiences of Hans Werner Richter and Alfred Andersch, authors who served in the German army during World War II, were captured by U.S. forces, and enlisted into a secret program to promote American democracy to their fellow POWs while imprisoned in the United States. Upon repatriation, they brought their experiences with the POW publication Der Ruf back to Germany, where ... Read more

    $80.99 USD

  • The Economics of Target Balances

    From Lehman to Corona

    Target balances are the largest single item in some of the balance sheets of the Eurosystem’s national central banks (NCBs), and yet very little is known about them by the general public and even by economists. This book shows that Target balances measure overdraft credits between the NCBs that resemble ordinary fiscal credit and which have grown disproportionately, exceeding one billion euros. ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

  • Organisational Excellence and Resilience

    Stress Management as a Component of a Sustainable Corporate Development Strategy

    series Management for Professionals
    Personal stress has an enormous impact on organizational and employee performance. This book introduces the web-based diagnostic tool IMPRESS, which provides employees, managers and HR professionals with information about potential stress factors. The book describes the underlying methodology for this integrated approach and presents the tools and learning modules to support the methodology. A ... Read more

    $80.99 USD $62.99 USD

  • Responsibility

    The Many Faces of a Social Phenomenon

    series Routledge Research International Series in Social Psychology
    First Published in 2004. The importance of responsibility in the third millennium is increasing. The rise of new technologies and related environmental hazards, the problem of the neglect of poor and old people, and the increase in violence and aggression in general indicate that responsibility is the characteristic which is of critical importance for the survival of modern democratic structures. ... Read more

    $58.99 USD

  • Black Ice

    Translated by Anthea Bell ...
    An amateur investigation into Erika's watery death buys our anti-hero a ticket for a vertiginous ride. ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Complex Macromolecular Systems I

    Book 227 - Advances in Polymer Science
    -Effects of Electric Fields on Block Copolymer Nanostructures By H. G. Schoberth, V. Olszowka, K. Schmidt, and A. Böker -Nanopattern Evolution in Block Copolymer Films: Experiment, Simulations and Challenges By L. Tsarkova, G.J. Agur Sevink, and G. Krausch -Controlled Wrinkling as a Novel Method for the Fabrication of Patterned Surfaces By A. Schweikart, A. Horn, A. Böker, and A. Fery -Layered ... Read more

    $350.99 USD

  • Challenge Social Innovation

    Potentials for Business, Social Entrepreneurship, Welfare and Civil Society

    In recent years, social innovation has experienced a steep career. Numerous national governments and large organisations like the OECD, the European Commission and UNESCO have adopted the term. Social innovation basically means that people adopt new social practices in order to meet social needs in a different or more effective way. Prominent examples of the past are the Red Cross and the social ... Read more

    $170.99 USD

  • Complex Macromolecular Systems II

    Book 228 - Advances in Polymer Science
    -Polyelectrolyte Stars and Cylindrical Brushes By Y. Xu, F. Plamper, M. Ballauff, and A. H. E. Müller -Various Aspects of the Interfacial Self-Assembly of Nanoparticles By N. Popp, S. Kutuzov, A. Böker -Holographic Gratings and Data Storage in Azobenzene-Containing Block Copolymers and Molecular Glasses By H. Audorff, K. Kreger, R. Walker, D. Haarer, L. Kador, and H.-W. Schmidt -Donor–Acceptor ... Read more

    $260.99 USD