Principle Concepts of Technology and Innovation Management: by Robert S. Friedman, Desiree M. Roberts, Jonathan D. Linton

By Robert S. Friedman, Desiree M. Roberts, Jonathan D. Linton

The large, interdisciplinary box of know-how and innovation administration comprises emergent obstacles in addition to constructing frameworks and theories. as a result of dynamic nature of the sphere, familiarity with the scope of literature is critical to practitioners, researchers, and students. precept thoughts of expertise and Innovation administration: severe examine versions offers severe, scholarly research of over a hundred peer-reviewed articles that experience had the best influence at the multi-disciplinary box of know-how and innovation administration. the celebrated pool of foreign authors have pointed out and analyzed the sphere s most vital works, making a unique publication for students and box practitioners.

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Whose Peace? Critical Perspectives on the Political Economy by Michael Pugh, Neil Cooper and Mandy Turner (eds.)

By Michael Pugh, Neil Cooper and Mandy Turner (eds.)

Examines the much-neglected query of what constitutes a political financial system of peace after civil conflicts and who controls it.

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Cold War Criticism and the Politics of Skepticism (Odeon) by Tobin Siebers

By Tobin Siebers

In chilly battle feedback and the Politics of Skepticism, Tobin Siebers claims that smooth feedback is a chilly battle feedback. Postwar literary thought has absorbed the skepticism, suspicion, and paranoia of the chilly battle mentality, and it performs them out in debates concerning the divided self, linguistic indeterminacy, the metaphysics of presence, multiculturalism, canon formation, energy, cultural literacy, and the politics of literature. the key severe pursuits of the postwar age, Siebers argues, belong to 3 dominant stages of the chilly conflict period. The age of charismatic management characterised through Churchill, FDR, Stalin, and Hitler lies at the back of the preoccupation with "intention," "affect," and "impersonality" present in the recent feedback. The age of propaganda motivates the fascination with the guiles of language, undecidability, and deconstruction. The age of superpowers presents the dominant metaphor within the new historicism's research of the expertise of strength. All 3 a long time of feedback replicate the skepticism of the chilly warfare mentality, and this skepticism, Siebers posits, has impaired the facility of literary theorists to discuss the politics of feedback in a good way. A trenchant research of postwar thought, Siebers's paintings offers a brand new view of the politics of feedback and a shocking imaginative and prescient of what idea needs to do whether it is to go into the submit chilly battle period effectively.

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Critical Theory and World Politics: Citizenship, State and by Andrew Linklater

By Andrew Linklater

Andrew Linklater has been probably the most leading edge thinkers in diplomacy, introducing serious and moral parts into the self-discipline which has pressured it to reconsider a lot of its easy assumptions. This e-book builds in this physique of labor to strengthen an intensive new thought that demands a worldly method of diplomacy.

Key matters lined within the publication include:

  • citizenship and humanity
  • critical idea and political community
  • the challenge of damage
  • the sociology of states-systems.

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Ken Kesey's One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (Bloom's Modern by H Bloom (ed)

By H Bloom (ed)

The creative characters and leading edge tale constitution made Ken Kesey?s debut novel ripe for remark. Take a better examine One Flew Over the Cuckoo?s Nest, which additionally loved severe luck as a play and a movie. The name, Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest, a part of Chelsea apartment Publishers’ smooth serious Interpretations sequence, offers crucial 20th-century feedback on Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest via extracts of serious essays by means of recognized literary critics. This choice of feedback additionally encompasses a brief biography on Ken Kesey, a chronology of the author’s existence, and an introductory essay written by way of Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the arts, Yale college.

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Critical Point Theory and Its Applications by Wenming Zou

By Wenming Zou

This booklet offers the various most up-to-date examine in severe aspect idea, describing equipment and proposing the latest functions. assurance contains extrema, even valued functionals, vulnerable and double linking, signal altering recommendations, Morse inequalities, and cohomology teams. functions defined contain Hamiltonian platforms, Schrödinger equations and platforms, leaping nonlinearities, elliptic equations and platforms, superlinear difficulties and beam equations.

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The Critical Reception of Alfred Döblin's Major Novels by Wulf Koepke

By Wulf Koepke

Alfred D?blin (1878-1957) is among the significant German writers of the 20th century. His experimental, ever-changing, avant-garde variety stored either readers and critics off safeguard, and even supposing he gained the acclaim of critics and had a transparent effect on German writers after the second one global struggle (G?nter Grass known as him "my teacher"), he's nonetheless principally unknown to the examining public, and under-researched via literary students. He was once a prolific author, with 13 novels along an exceptional many different shorter fiction works and non-fiction writings to his credits, and but, satirically, he's recognized to a bigger public because the writer of just one e-book, the 1929 novel Berlin Alexanderplatz, which bought extra copies within the first weeks of ebook than all his past novels mixed. Alexanderplatz is understood for its depiction of the legal underground of Berlin and a montage and stream-of-consciousness strategy akin to James Joyce's Ulysses; it grew to become one of many best-known big-city novels of the century and has remained D?blin's one enduring renowned good fortune. D?blin was once compelled into exile in 1933, and the works he wrote in exile have been missed by means of critics for many years. Now epic works like Amazonas, November 1918, and Hamlet, Oder die lange Nacht nimmt ein Ende are discovering a fairer serious assessment. Wulf Koepke tackles the anomaly of D?blin the major yet ignored avant-gardist through research of up to date and later feedback, either journalistic and educational, continually taking into consideration the historic context within which it seemed. Wulf Koepke is Professor Emeritus at Texas A&M collage.

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