Author: M. Goldman
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: awry, reform, russian, russia, piratization
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 2003-06-02
List price: $180.00
ISBN-10: 041531528X
ISBN-13: 9780415315289

In 1991, a small group of Russians emerged from the collapse of the Soviet Union claiming ownership some of the most valuable petroleum, natural gas and metal deposits in the world. By 1997, five of those individuals were on Forbes Magazine’s list of the world’s richest billionaires. These self-styled oligarchs were accused of using guile, intimidation, and occasionally violence to reap these rewards. This revelatory work examines the structure of the Russian economy and considers why it collapsed in 1998 and why it began its recovery in 1999. It also provides a close examination

Author: Richard Sakwa
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: society, politics, russian
Number of Pages: 585
Published: 2008-05-09
List price: $170.00
ISBN-10: 0415415276
ISBN-13: 9780415415279

Having been fully revised and updated to reflect the considerable changes in Russia, the fourth edition of this classic introduction to Russian politics and society builds on the strengths of the previous editions to provide a comprehensive and sophisticated analysis.New to this edition:updating of all statistical data including the 2002 census, regional and national election results and the composition of parliament more analysis of the executive and the legislative discussion of the development of civil society and the problems of democratic consolidation fuller examination of the policy-mak

Author: Hawkins-DaDy
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: reader, guide, series, literature, english
Number of Pages: 1000
Published: 1996-05-01
List price: $260.00
ISBN-10: 1884964206
ISBN-13: 9781884964206

Reader’s Guides are not encyclopedias or dictionaries; they are guides to reading in particular subject. Their aim is to evaluate the secondary material in a broad area of study by means of comparative essays on hundreds of specific topics. Reader’s Guide Literature in EnglishN provides expert guidance to, and critical analysis of, the vast number of books available within the subject of English literature, from Anglo-Saxon times to the current American, British and Commonwealth scene. It is designed to help students, teachers and librarians choose the most appropriate books for re

Author: W Bruce Wrenn
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: cases, text, management, marketing
Number of Pages: 373
Published: 2004-10-19
List price: $69.95
ISBN-10: 0789012332
ISBN-13: 9780789012333

Marketing Management is a valuable resource for anyone trying to market a product or service. This volume integrates understandable marketing concepts and techniques with useful tables, graphs, and exhibits. Three leading experts in marketing research and management offer a step-by-step guide on how to market any business. Marketing Management is divided into two sections to accommodate a wide variety of interests. The first section is an essential textbook that offers a complete overview of marketing management, and describes the steps necessary for successful company-to-customer interaction.

Author: Mona Baker
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: translation, coursebook, words
Number of Pages: 320
Published: 1992-08-14
List price: $39.95
ISBN-10: 0415030862
ISBN-13: 9780415030861

Addresses the need for a systematic approach to training in translation studies. This text explores various areas of language and relates the theoretical findings to the actual practice of translation, using authentic examples.

Author: Ayala Malach Pines
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: choose, lovers, love, falling
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 2005-06-24
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 0415951879
ISBN-13: 9780415951876

Falling in Love is the first book to unlock the mysteries of how and why we fall in love. Renowned psychologist Ayala Pines shows us why we fall for the people we do, and argues convincingly that we love neither by chance nor by accident. She offers sound advice for making the right choices when it comes to this complicated emotion. Packed with helpful suggestions for those seeking love and those already in it, this book is about love’s many puzzles. The second edition furthers the work of the popular and successful first edition. With expanded research, theory, and practice, this book

Author: Joseph Schumpeter
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: democracy, socialism, capitalism
Number of Pages: 460
Published: 2006-08-28
List price: $70.00
ISBN-10: 0415107628
ISBN-13: 9780415107624

Schumpeter’s contention in this text that the seeds of capitalism’s decline were internal, and his equal and opposite hostility to centralist socialism have perplexed, engaged and infuriated readers since the book’s publication in the 1940s. By refusing to become an advocate for either position Schumpeter was able both to make his own original contribution and to clear the way for a more balanced consideration of one of the most important social movements of the 20th century.
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