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Books – Marketing + Sales

2022 | Book

The Cosmopolitics of Solidarity

Social Movement Encounters across Difference

This volume discusses how commonality and difference are negotiated across heterogeneous social movements in Latin America, especially Peru. It applies cosmopolitics as an analytical lens to understand the intricacies of social movement encounters …

Author:
Dr. Johanna Leinius

2022 | Book

Friedrich Engels for the 21st Century

Reflections and Revaluations

This edited volume presents an interdisciplinary and international revaluation of Friedrich Engels as much more than “junior partner” to Karl Marx or “second fiddle” in the Marxist orchestra. The nineteen critical essays in this collection are the …

Editors:
Terrell Carver, Smail Rapic

2022 | Book

The Politics of Third Countries in EU Security and Defence

Norway, Brexit and Beyond

This book examines security and defence cooperation between the EU and third countries, in particular the United Kingdom and Norway. Brexit has placed the question of third-party engagement firmly back in the spotlight, especially given the UK’s …

Author:
Prof. Øyvind Svendsen

2022 | Book

Advanced Artificial Intelligence and Robo-Justice

The book deals with digital technology which is transforming the landscape of dispute resolution. It illustrates the application of AI in the legal field and shows the future prospect of robo-justice for an AAI society in the advanced artificial …

Author:
Dr. Georgios I. Zekos

2022 | Book

Campus Cinephilia in Neoliberal South Korea

A Different Kind of Fun

Taking a transnational approach to the study of film culture, this book draws on ethnographic fieldwork in a South Korean university film club to explore a cosmopolitan cinephile subculture that thrived in an ironic unevenness between the highly …

Author:
Dr. Josie Jung Yeon Sohn

2022 | Book

Natural Law & Government

After the COVID-19 Revolution

Since the dawn of civilisation philosophers and sages alike have been concerned about the potential for government to become a Leviathan-like monster. In this book Professor Drew shows how a careful application of natural law principles can …

Author:
Prof. Joseph Drew

2022 | Book

Strategic Narratives, Ontological Security and Global Policy

Responses to China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Strategic Narratives, Ontological Security and Global Policy provides a pathbreaking account of why some states successfully convince others to join their policy initiatives, and why others fail. Examining China’s Belt and Road Initiative and …

Authors:
Dr. Thomas Colley, Dr. Carolijn van Noort

2022 | Book

Parties, Institutions and Preferences

The Shape and Impact of Partisan Politics

The book focuses on the traditional view of party-voter representation, parties and their respective positions, and party systems as central actors, the role of governmental institutions as well on policy inputs, outputs, and outcomes and the …

Editors:
Erik Baltz, Sven Kosanke, Prof. Dr. Susanne Pickel

2022 | Book

Online Shopping Intentions

Antecedents and Moderators of Shopping Intention Formation in New Fields of E-Commerce

In this book, the drivers and barriers that motivate or inhibit consumers to participate in e-commerce are investigated, differentiating between the e-commerce subareas of cross-border e-commerce, voice-commerce, conversational-commerce and …

Author:
Anne Fota

2022 | Book

Cities and Social Governance Reforms

Greater Bay Area Development Experiences

This book examines critically how the Chinese government has proactively engaged the nine cities and two special administrative regions in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) in Southern China for deeper collaborations in order to transform the country …

Editor:
Ka Ho Mok

2022 | Book

Online journalism

Copywriting and conception for the internet. A handbook for training and practice

The handbook provides tips and practical guidance on copywriting for the Internet and intranet, moving images and podcasts, social networks and communities, forms and formats of the medium, and content management processes. How does one become an …

Author:
Prof. Dr. Gabriele Hooffacker

2022 | Book

Artificial Intelligence and International Law

This book examines the timely issue of artificial intelligence (AI) and law. At this moment, AI is rapidly developing and being utilized in many different sectors. Meanwhile, the rise of AI raises complex questions and poses new challenges—new …

Author:
Prof. Jaemin Lee

2022 | Book

Conflict and Concord

The Ambivalence of African Migrant/Host Relations in South Africa

The book is a response to the dominant discourse of South Africa as unwelcoming to African immigrants. Acknowledging the reality of xenophobia against African migrants in South Africa, it explores the positive spaces of interactions between South …

Editors:
Prof. Dr. Christopher Isike, Dr. Efe Mary Isike

2022 | Book

Production Design & the Cinematic Home

This book uses in-depth case studies to explore the significance of the design of the home on screen. The chapters draw widely upon the production designer’s professional perspective and particular creative point of view. The case studies employ a …

Author:
Dr. Jane Barnwell

2022 | Book

Performing Against Annihilation

Identity and Consciousness in J.R.R. Tolkien, Richard Wagner and George R.R. Martin

This book outlines how the protagonists in The Nibelung's Ring, The Lord of the Rings, and Game of Thrones attempt to construct identities and expand their consciousness manifestations. As the characters in the three works face the ends of their …

Author:
Lukas Schepp

2022 | Book

Retrieving Liberalism from Rationalist Constructivism, Volume I

History and Its Betrayal

This first volume, History and its Betrayal, traces the development of major themes of liberalism from the increase in human population beyond the limits of the face-to-face society of tribalism and small groups up until the present day. It shows …

Author:
Dr. Walter B. Weimer

2022 | Book

Retrieving Liberalism from Rationalist Constructivism, Volume II

Basics of a Liberal Psychological, Social and Moral Order

This second volume, Basics of a Liberal Psychological, Social and Moral Order, overviews developments in the theory of spontaneously ordered complex phenomena, the psychology of inference and expectation, the nature of anticipatory systems in the …

Author:
Dr. Walter B. Weimer

2022 | Book

European Identities During Wars and Revolutions

Change Under Crises in Georgia and Ukraine

This book provides an up-­to-­date discussion of the effect of crises on European identities in the post-­Soviet states. In doing so, the book presents an original study on dynamics of European identities during four crises in Georgia and Ukraine.

Author:
Salome Minesashvili

2022 | Book

Politics of Development and Forced Mobility

Gender, Indigeneity, Ecology

This book broadly analyzes the displacement or forced relocation of Adivasis Indigenous peoples from the Narmada Valley in India due to the construction and execution of a large development project, the Sardar Sarovar project, which has …

Author:
Dr. Sutapa Chattopadhyay

2022 | Book

Law and Technology in a Global Digital Society

Autonomous Systems, Big Data, IT Security and Legal Tech

This book examines central aspects of the new technologies and the legal questions raised by them from both an international and an inter-disciplinary perspective. The technology revolution and the global networking of IT systems pose enormous …

Editors:
Prof. Dr. Georg Borges, Prof. Dr. Christoph Sorge