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  • My primary purpose in writing and revising this book has been to provide an updated introduction to the history of medicine. Although the text began as a ‘‘teaching assistant’’ for my own one-semester survey course, I hope that this new edition will also be of interest to a general audience, and to teachers who are trying to add historical materials to their science courses or science to their history courses.

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  • BUSINESS ACROSS CULTURES sphere), the world has also recognized another major shift due to the internalization of business. Despite this, as has been noted before, the majority of the tools and methods used by HR professionals still owe their origin to an Anglo-Saxon mindset. Typical of these are the instruments used for recruitment and selection. MBTI and JTI (Myers-Briggs and Jung Type Indicators) are the most frequently used Americanized tools applied in business to assess personality type. Over 8,000 companies use the HAY system for job evaluation worldwide.

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  • A mix of leading scholars and exciting new writers, the authors show how closely the shape of education is interwoven with that of society. The big picture that emerges is that, even as the overall intention of post-apartheid policy-makers has been to reconcile the interests of unequal and competing social classes and races, the interests of a new, deracialised middle class have come to dominate in formal education. This is despite the strengthening of teacher unions and the fact that movements in adult education and related spheres are re-emerging with a revitalised emancipatory agenda....

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  • Can justice be extended to the global sphere,and if so, where do we f nd universally applicable principles of justice? Is it possible to reconcile the support of internationally recognized standards of human rights and justice with respect for local cultures? What are the limitations of the secular state and human rights institutions in ensuring the rights of various communities? How have conceptions of citizenship and the rights and identities of migrants changed in the last century? Does the confession of violent acts necessarily contribute to reconciliation in post-conf ict societies?...

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  • This book is a unique reference, aimed at filling in the existing void and bridging a linguistic, as well as a cultural, gap between Americans and Russians in the legal sphere. It is the first English-Russian Dictionary of American Criminal Law to be published in this country. The demand for this kind of materials in the United States has been growing steadily over the past few years. Since the end of the Cold War thousands of Russians have come to the United States including political and religious refugees, immigrants, scientists, tourists, business people, and, regrettably, criminals.

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  • t he idea for a book on the ethical and metaphorical aspects of communicating the biosciences emerged from a chance encounter between three people in June 2006 at the Euroscience Open Forum in Munich. Rick Borchelt (Communications Director, Genetics and Public Policy Center, Berman Bioethics Institute, USA) gave a paper entitled ‘n arratives of humility’, inspired in part by a 2003 paper by Sheila Jasanoff on technologies of humility (reprinted in this volume).

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  • Sport is, indeed, not the source for all such ‘mischief’, although it is one vital source. However, in thinking about how we might conceive of sporting masculinities in different ways we open up both masculinity and sport to new questions and areas for research. Specifically, this empirical study of the extreme sport of rock climbing in the UK investigates male identities by considering the routine and extraordinary practices and relations in a sporting culture.

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  • A broad and growing literature describes the deep and multidisciplinary nature of the sustainability challenges faced by the United States and the world. Despite the profound technical challenges involved, sustain ability is not, at its root, a technical problem, nor will merely technical solutions be sufficient. Instead, deep eco nomic, political, and cultural adjustments will ultimately be required, along with a major, longterm commitment in each sphere to deploy the requisite technical solutions at scale.

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