|| 1 Schear, Joseph K (ed)
Mind, reason, and being-in-the-world : the McDowell-
Dreyfus debate / Joseph K Schear.-- London: Routledge,
ix, 348p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415485876.
121.34 SCH 140320
John McDowell and Hubert L. Dreyfus are philosophers of
world renown, whose work has decisively shaped the fields
of analytic philosophy and phenomenology respectively.
McDowell and Dreyfus provide a fascinating insight into
some fundamental differences between analytic philosophy
and phenomenology, as well as areas where they may have
something in common. Fifteen specially commissioned
chapters by distinguished international contributors
enrich the debate inaugurated by McDowell and Dreyfus,
taking it in a number of different and important
** McDowell, John Henry, Dreyfus, Hubert L, Perception
(Philosophy), Analysis (Philosophy), Phenomenology.
|| MODERN WESTERN PHILOSOPHY
|| 2 Egner, Robert E (ed)
Bertrand Russell : the basic writings of Bertrand Russell
/ Robert E Egner and Lester E Denonn.-- London: Routledge
xxxii, 749p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9780415472388.
192 RUS 140279
The Basic Writings of Bertrand Russell is a comprehensive
anthology of Russell’s most definitive essays written
between 1903 and 1959. First published in 1961, this
remarkable collection is a testament to a philosopher
whom many consider to be one of the most influential
thinkers of the twentieth century.
|| CHRISTIAN PRACTICE and OBSERVANCE
|| 3 Tong, Joy Kooi-Chin
Overseas Chinese Christian entrepreneurs in modern China
: a case study of the influence of Christian ethics on
business life / Joy Kooi-Chin Tong.-- London: Anthem
x, 167p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781783080564.
241.6440951 TON 140319
Inspired by Max Weber’s thesis on the Protestant ethic,
Overseas Chinese Christian Entrepreneurs in Modern
China sets out to understand the role and influence of
Christianity on Overseas Chinese businesspeople working
in contemporary China. Through its in-depth interviews
and participant observations (involving 60 Overseas
Chinese entrepreneurs from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Southeast
Asia and the United States), the text discusses how
Christianity has come to fulfill an increasingly visible
and dynamic function in the country, most notably as a
new source of business morality. .
** Business ethics --China, Christian ethics --China,
Entrepreneurship --China, China --Economic conditions --
|| CULTURE and INSTITUTIONS
|| 4 Warhurst, Chris (ed)
Are bad jobs inevitable? : trends, determinants and
responses to job quality in the twenty-first century /
Chris Warhurst and others.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan
xvi, 262p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780230336919.
306.36 WAR 140326
Job quality matters. It contributes to economic
competitiveness, social cohesion and personal well-being.
Focusing on -bad jobs-, this book outlines debates,
developments, issues and trends in job quality whilst
asking the question are bad jobs inevitable?.Bringing
together an internationally renowned group of academics,
the book defines and measures bad jobs, explains
variation and change in job quality, and identifies
workplace practices and broader non-workplace strategies
for making bad jobs better.
** Quality of work life.
5 Mallinson, Christine (ed)
Data collection in sociolinguistics : methods and
applications / Christine Mallinson, Becky Childs and
Gerard Van Herk.-- New York: Routledge, 2013.
xiv, 334p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415898577.
306.440723 MAL 140299
This edited volume provides up-to-date, succinct,
relevant, and informative discussion about methods of
data collection in sociolinguistic research. It covers
the main areas of research design, conducting research,
and sharing data findings with longer chapters and
shorter vignettes written by a range of top
sociolinguists, both veteran and emerging scholars.
** Sociolinguistics --Research --Methodology, Qualitative
|| 6 Grodach, Carl (ed)
Politics of urban cultural policy : global perspectives /
Carl Grodach and Daniel Silver.-- London: Routledge, 2013
xiv, 272p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415683784.
307.76 GRO 140321
** Urban policy, Cultural policy, City planning.
|| POLITICAL SCEINCE
|| 7 Russell, Bertrand
Power : a new social analysis / Bertrand Russell.--
London: Routledge, 1996.
xxv, 258p. 19cm.
ISBN : 9780415325073.
320.011 RUS 140277
In the summer of 1937, Europe was being torn apart by
extremist ideologies. With the world on the brink of war,
Bertrand Russell set out to found a "new science," one
which would make sense of the traumatic events of the day
and offer an explanation for those that would follow. The
result was Power, a remarkable book which Russell
regarded as one of the most important of his long career.
** Power (Social sciences)
8 Gupta, Sobhanlal Datta
Marxism in dark times : select essays for the new century
/ Sobhanlal Datta Gupta.-- London: Anthem Press, 2013.
x, 219p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781783080557.
320.5310904 GUP 140317
Offering an alternative exploration of the subject,
-Marxism in Dark Times- anchors its investigation of
Marxism in the conceptual spheres of humanism, democracy
and pluralism. Its essays question the stereotyped,
positivist notion of the theory as practised by the
exponents of official Marxism, highlight the legacy of
the suppressed voices in the Marxist tradition, and
provide new insights into reading Marxism in the twenty-
first century-affording new perspectives on Antonio
Gramsci, Rosa Luxemburg, Nikolai Bukharin, David Ryazanov
and the Frankfurt School. They seek to review the
phenomenon of -Perestroika,- explore the new
historiography on Comintern, and examine the relation
between Marxism and postmodernism.
** Socialism -- History -- 20th century , Communism --
History -- 20th century , Humanism , Democracy , Cultural
|| SYSTEMS OF GOVERNMENTS and STATES
|| 9 Crouch, Colin (ed)
The Diversity of democracy : corporatism, social order
and political conflict / Colin Crouch and Wolfgang
Streeck.-- Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2006.
xvii, 260p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781845426132.
321.8 CRO 140550
The book traces the evolution of political conflicts
concerning social order, from the class conflicts in
Europe in the of 1970s Europe to the subsequent Latin
American and Eastern European battles over
democratization and democratic transition, to the debate
on the -democratic deficit- of the European Union. Paying
tribute to the work of Philippe Schmitter, which bridges
the themes discussed in the book and which has provided
inspiration to an entire generation of social scientists,
"The Diversity of Democracy" will be invaluable to
academics, students and researchers with an interest in
political science, democratic theory, European
integration and the study of democratic transitions as
well as Latin American and Eastern European studies.
** Corporate state, Social conflict, Democracy.
|| OTHER LANGUAGES
|| 10 Beames, John
Comparative grammar of the modern Aryan languages of
India : to wit, Hindi, Panjabi, Sindhi, Gujarati,
Marathi, Orèiya, and Bangali / John Beames.-- Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 2012.
vii, 316p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9781108048156.
491.4 BEA 140297,v.3
** Indo-Aryan languages, Modern --Grammar.
||11 Apelian, Christopher
Real and complex analysis / Christopher Apelian and Steve
Surace.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2010.
xix, 547p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781584888062.
515 APE 140324
By presenting real and complex analysis together, the
authors illustrate the connections and differences
between these two branches of analysis right from the
beginning. This combined development also allows for a
more streamlined approach to real and complex function
theory. Enhanced by more than 1,000 exercises, the text
covers all the essential topics usually found in separate
treatments of real analysis and complex analysis.
Ancillary materials are available on the bookès website.
** Mathematical analysis --Textbooks, Functions --
Textbooks, Numbers, Complex --Textbooks.
12 Zorn, Paul
Understanding real analysis / Paul Zorn and Saint Olaf
College.-- Natick: A K Peters, 2010. x, 292p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781568814155.
515 ZOR 140325
This book is a one-semester text for an introduction to
real analysis. The author-s primary aims are to develop
ideas already familiar from elementary calculus in a
rigorous manner and to help students deeply understand
some basic but crucial mathematical ideas, and to see how
definitions, proofs, examples, and other forms of
mathematical "apparatus" work together to create a
unified theory. A key feature of the book is that it
includes substantial treatment of some foundational
material, including general theory of functions, sets,
cardinality, and basic proof techniques.
** Mathematical analysis --Textbooks.
|| PROBABILITIES and APPLIED MATHEMATICS
|| 13 Gelman, Andrew
Bayesian data analysis / Andrew Gelman and others.--3rd
ed-- Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2014.
xiv, 661p. 26cm.
ISBN : 9781439840955.
519.542 GEL 140294
This book is intended to have three roles and to serve
three associated audiences: an introductory text on
Bayesian inference starting from first principles, a
graduate text on effective current approaches to Bayesian
modeling and computation in statistics and related
fields, and a handbook of Bayesian methods in applied
statistics for general users of and researchers in
applied statistics. The mathematics used in our book is
basic probability and statistics, elementary calculus,
and linear algebra.
** Bayesian statistical decision theory.
||14 Gertsbakh, Ilya B
Models of network reliability : analysis, combinatorics,
and Monte Carlo / Ilya B Gertsbakh and Yoseph Shpungin.--
Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2010.
xvi, 203p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781439817414.
621.3821 GER 140323
Unique in its approach, Models of Network Reliability:
Analysis, Combinatorics, and Monte Carlo provides a brief
introduction to Monte Carlo methods along with a concise
exposition of reliability theory ideas.Written by
reliability experts with significant teaching experience,
this reader-friendly text is an excellent resource for
software engineering, operations research, industrial
engineering, and reliability engineering students,
researchers, and engineers. Stressing intuitive
explanations and providing detailed proofs of difficult
statements, this self-contained resource includes a
wealth of end-of-chapter exercises, numerical examples,
tables, and offers a solutions manual-making it ideal for
self-study and practical use.
** Network performance (Telecommunication), Reliability
(Engineering) --Statistical methods, Computer networks --
|| GENERAL MANAGEMENT
|| 15 Levitt, Gail
Team planning for project managers and business analysis
/ Gail Levitt.-- Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2013.
xvii, 207p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9781439855430.
658.4022 LEV 140322
** Teams in the workplace, Project management, Business
16 Jabri, Muayyad
Managing organizational change : process, social
construction and dialogue / Muayyad Jabri.-- New York:
Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
xxv, 293p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780230244085.
658.406 JAB 140328
Managing Organizational Change describes change as a
socially constructed process, reinforced by the
interactions of employees at all levels.The book
emphasises the fact that change is an on-going
phenomenon, not an event that will soon be over once the
consultants have left, but a permanent feature of an
** Organizational change, Organizational change --
17 Chuck, Martin
Mobile influence : the new power of the consumer / Martin
Chuck.-- New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
x, 246p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9781137278500.
658.872 MAR 140318
Based on the authorès in-depth research, Martin has
identified the six specific moments in the timeline of
the sale which marketers must target effectively in order
to reach the mobile buyer. From location-based marketing
to mobile payment systems, Martinès model gives marketers
access to the tools necessary to build a new sales
framework that properly addresses the future of the
** Electronic commerce, Internet marketing, Consumer
behavior, Wireless communication systems.
|| 18 Day, Joe
Corrections and collections : architectures for art and
crime / Joe Day.-- New York: Routledge, 2013.
vii, 312p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9780415534826.
725.60973 DAY 140298
Author Joe Day shows how institutions of discipline and
exhibition have replaced malls and office towers as the
anchor tenants of U.S. cities. Prisons and museums,
though diametrically opposed in terms of public
engagement, class representation, and civic pride, are
complementary structures, employing related spatial and
visual tactics to secure and array problematic citizens
or priceless treasures. Our recent demand for museums and
prisons has encouraged architects to be innovative with
their design, and experimental with their scale and
distribution through our cities. Contemporary museums are
the petri dishes of advanced architectural speculation,
prisons remain the staging grounds for every new
technology of constraint and oversight. .
** Art museum architecture --United States, Prisons --
Design and construction --United States.
|| LITERATURE, RHETORIC and CRITICISM
|| 19 Boice, Robert
Professors as writers: a self-help guide to productive
writing / Robert Boice.-- Stillwater: New Forums Press,
viii, 186p. 21cm.
ISBN : 9780913507131.
808.02 BOI 140526
Here is a proven book to help scholars master writing as
a productive, enjoyable, and successful experience --
Author, Robert Boice, prepared this self-help manual for
professors who want to write more productively,
painlessly, and successfully. It reflects the author-s
two decades of experiences and research with professors
as writers -- by compressing a lot of experience into a
brief, programmatic framework. Like the actual sessions
and workshops in which the author works with writers,
this book admonishes and reassures. In the innovative
book lies the path for sustained, highly productive
** Authorship, College teachers as authors, Academic
|| AMERICAN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH
||20 Weinstein, Cindy (ed)
Cambridge companion to Harriet Beecher Stowe / Cindy
Weinstein.-- Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
xiv, 250p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780521533096.
813.3 STO 140296
This collection of specially commissioned essays provides
new perspectives on the frequently read classic Uncle
Tome’s Cabin, as well as on topics of perennial interest,
such as Stowe’s representation of race, her attitude to
reform, and her relationship to the American novel. The
volume investigates Stowe’s impact on the American
literary tradition and the novel of social change.
Contributions also offer lucid and provocative readings
that analyze Stowe-s writings through a variety of
contexts, including antebellum reform, regionalism, law
and the protest novel. Fresh, accessible, and engaged,
this is the most up to date introduction available to
Stowe’s work. The volume, which offers a comprehensive
chronology of Stowe-s life and a helpful guide to further
reading, will be of interest to students and teachers
** Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 --Criticism and
interpretation --Handbooks, manuals, etc, Women and
literature --United States --History --19th century --
Handbooks, manuals, etc, Social problems in literature --
Handbooks, manuals, etc.
|| ENGLISH and OLD ENGLISH LITERATURES
|| 21 Murray, John
Letters of John Murray to Lord Byron / Andrew Nicholson.-
Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2007.
ISBN : 9781846310690.
821.7 MUR 140308
This is a critical edition of the collected letters of
John Murray to Lord Byron whose works he published. These
letters have never been published before, nor indeed
(except in rare instances) has access to them ever been
granted. They tell us a great deal about Byron-s works
and the manner of their publication, and about the aims,
literary interest and vicissitudes of his publisher. They
reveal the very special (indeed intimate) relationship
unique in the annals of publishing that existed between
the two men, both on a personal level and in their
professional and artistic capacities. They show, for
instance, to what extent Byron was amenable to Murray-s
suggestions as to alterations and revisions in his poetry
** Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 --
|| WORLD HISTORY
|| 22 White, Christopher M
Global history of the developing world / Christopher M
White.-- London: Routledge, 2014.
viii, 299p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415692113.
909.09724 WHI 140314
** Colonies --History, Imperialism --History,
Decolonization --History --20th century, Developing
countries --History, Developing countries --History --
Autonomy and independence movements.
23 Collin, Richard Oliver
Introduction to world politics : conflict and consensus
on a small planet / Richard Oliver Collin and Pamela L
Martin.-- New Delhi: Viva Books, 2014.
xxi, 634p. 24cm.
ISBN : 9788130925844.
909.82 COL 140307
In today-s world, students need to know that there is
more to politics than just politics. This clearly written
text bridges the gap between comparative politics and
international relations to better introduce students to
the foundations of world politics and conflict on an
increasingly interconnected planet. It explores topics
that are sometimes left out of the equation: health care,
the status of children, changing roles of women in the
developing world, and the interplay among population
growth, resources, the environment, and sustainable
** World politics --1945-1989.
|| HISTORY OF ASIA
|| 24 Corfield, Justin
Historical dictionary of Ho Chi Minh city / Justin
Corfield.-- London: Anthem Press, 2013.
xxvi, 361p. 23cm.
ISBN : 9780857282354.
959.703 COR 140316
Offering a concise overview of Ho Chi Minh City’s history
and development, the Historical Dictionary of Ho Chi
Minh City presents a comprehensive historical survey of
the city in the form of an alphabetical list of keywords
and names, with accompanying definitions. Both well-
researched and authoritative, the volume draws upon a
wide range of modern sources, and contains an
introductory essay about the city, a chronology, a list
of acronyms and abbreviations, photographs and appendixes
of supplemental information. .
** Vietnam--Ho Chi Minh City