Category: ENCYCLOPEDIA

The Man Who Played with Fire

The Man Who Played with Fire: Stieg Larsson’s Lost Files and the Hunt for an Assassin When Stieg Larsson died, the author of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo had been working on a true mystery that out-twisted his Millennium novels: the assassination on February 28, 1986, of Olof Palme, the Swedish prime minister. It was the

Who Wants What?: Redistribution Preferences in Comparative Perspective

Who Wants What?: Redistribution Preferences in Comparative Perspective Why do some people support redistributive policies such as a generous welfare state, social policy or protections for the poor, and others do not? The (often implicit) model behind much of comparative politics and political economy starts with redistribution preferences. These affect how individuals behave politically and

Register, Genre, and Style (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics) 2nd Edition

Register, Genre, and Style (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics) 2nd Edition A fully updated and expanded second edition of this flagship work, which introduces methodological techniques to carry out analyses of text varieties, and provides descriptions of the most important text varieties in English. Part I introduces an analytical framework for studying registers, genre conventions, and styles,

Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture

Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture presents an examination of ecoprecarity – the precarious lives that humans lead in the process and event of ecological disaster, and the increasing precarious state of the environment itself as a result of human interventions – in contemporary literary-cultural texts. It studies the representation of ‘invasion

Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship ​The Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (CI2E) is a three-volume electronic and print reference that uniquely covers the broad spectrum of topics relating to the process of creativity and innovation, from a wide variety of perspectives (e.g., economics, management, psychology, anthropology, policy, technology, education, the arts)

Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences 1st ed

Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences 1st ed This Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive overview of individual differences within the domain of personality, with major sub-topics including assessment and research design, taxonomy, biological factors, evolutionary evidence, motivation, cognition and emotion, as well as gender differences, cultural considerations, and personality disorders. It is an up-to-date reference for this

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do In The Power of Habit, award-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that take us from the boardrooms of Procter &