Sustainable Human Resource Management

Sustainable Human Resource Management

Predictions are that sustainability becomes the next big topic for Human Resource Management after internationalization and globalization. This book gives new answers to these questions: - How can HRM contribute to attracting, developing and retaining highly qualified human resources over time? - How can a paradox perspective contribute to understanding...

Abiding Words

Abiding Words

Ancient Magic and the Supernatural in the Modern Visual and Performing Arts

Ancient Magic and the Supernatural in the Modern Visual and Performing Arts

To what extent did mythological figures such as Circe and Medea influence the representation of the powerful `oriental' enchantress in modern Western art? What role did the ancient gods and heroes play in the construction of the imaginary worlds of the modern fantasy genre? What is the role of undead creatures like zombies and vampires in mythological...

The Artist's Guide To Drawing Animals

The Artist's Guide To Drawing Animals

The "Art of Drawing Animals" focuses on how to draw domesticated animals - the tamed creatures that share our lives. Written by bestselling author J.C. Amberlyn, the book features everyone's favourite animals, ranging from the most popular breeds of dogs and cats to horses and other hoofed mammals, rodents, birds and reptiles. The focus is on realistic...

Ancient Greek Myth in World Fiction since 1989

Ancient Greek Myth in World Fiction since 1989

Ancient Greek Myth in World Fiction since 1989 explores the diverse ways that contemporary world fiction has engaged with ancient Greek myth. Whether as a framing device, or a filter, or via resonances and parallels, Greek myth has proven fruitful for many writers of fiction since the end of the Cold War. This volume examines the varied ways that writers...

Gypsies and Travellers in housing

Gypsies and Travellers in housing

This original and timely text is the first published research from the UK to address the neglected topic of the increasing (and largely enforced) settlement of Gypsies and Travellers in conventional housing. It highlights the complex and emergent tensions and dynamics inherent when policy and popular discourse combine to frame ethnic populations within...

Receptions of Antiquity, Constructions of Gender in European Art, 1300-1600

Receptions of Antiquity, Constructions of Gender in European Art, 1300-1600

Receptions of Antiquity, Constructions of Gender in European Art, 1300-1600 presents scholarship in classical reception at its nexus with art history and gender studies. It considers the ways that artists, patrons, collectors, and viewers in late medieval and early modern Europe used ancient Greek and Roman art, texts, myths, and history to interact...

Neoclassical Realism in European Politics

Neoclassical Realism in European Politics

Realism is making a comeback in Europe. This book brings together a new generation of realist scholars. It provides a rigorous survey for specialists seeking to understand the dynamics of international relations in a time of change. The volume thus seeks to explore the European dimension to neoclassical realism. The hope with this book is that it will...

Global Legislation for Food Contact Materials

Global Legislation for Food Contact Materials

Food contact materials such as packaging, storage containers and processing surfaces can pose a substantial hazard to both food manufacturer and consumer due to the migration of chemicals or other substances from the material to the food, which can cause tainting of flavours and other sensory characteristics, or even illness. This book reviews the main...

Prevention And Management Of Venous Thromboembolism

Prevention And Management Of Venous Thromboembolism

Venous thrombosis occurs in all healthcare settings and all specialties in nursing and medicine. It causes more deaths every year than MRSA or road accidents and is not just a topic for experts and specialists. In spite of this, there is a lack of easily accessible information for non-experts on venous thromboembolism (VTE), and consequently the condition...

Porta Palazzo

Porta Palazzo

Porta Palazzo, arguably Western Europe's largest open-air market, is a central economic, social, and cultural hub for Italians and migrants in the city of Turin. Open-air markets like Porta Palazzo have existed for centuries in Europe; although their function has changed over time-traditional markets are no longer the primary place to buy food-they...

Long Tunnel Beginner Reader

Long Tunnel Beginner Reader

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