The politics of form
Is lobbying, particularly by 'lobbyists for hire', resulting in a distortion of the democratic process? Does business, with its highly sophisticated and well-resourced lobbying operations, have an undue influence on decisions by politicians? The book assess the impact of lobbying on the UK political system, the extent to which it shapes the political decision-making process and the extent to which this influence is beneficial or malign. The book outlines various lobbying groups and their methods of persuasion, plus the weakness of political action groups and social media when faced with the mi Lobbying - Wyn Grant od authora Wyn Grant a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.czVíce informací
Elektronická verzia najnovšieho vydania anglického výkladového lekárskeho slovníka renomovaného britského nakladateľstva Peter Collin Publishing. Slovník obsahuje veľké množstvo britských aj amerických odborných termínov z oblasti všeobecného lekárstva, chirurgie, ortopédie, stomatológie a ďalších špecializovaných odborov medicíny. Každý pojem je podrobne vysvetlený zrozumiteľnou angličtinou a na lepšie pochopenie doplnený ukážkovými príkladmi použitia. Slovník je určený vedeckým pracovníkom z odboru medicíny, farmácie a príbuzných vied. Ľahko sa ovláda a jednoducho spolupracuje s inými pro Dictionary of Medicine - Lingea od authora a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.czVíce informací
Horror hides behind an attractive face in The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde's tale of a notorious Victorian libertine and his life of evil excesses. Though Dorian's hedonistic indulgences leave no blemish on his ageless features, the painted portrait imbued with his soul proves a living catalogue of corruption, revealing in its every new line and lesion the manifold sins he has committed. Desperate to hide the physical evidence of his unregenerate spirit, Dorian will stop at nothing—not even murder—to keep his picture's existence a secret. A scandalous story when it was first publish The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde od authora Oscar Wilde a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.czVíce informací
Take a journey through every country in the world. 850 images. 230 countries. One complete picture. With details of every United Nations-approved country in the world, and a few more principalities and dependencies besides, Lonely Planet's Travel Book is the ultimate introduction to a world of travel and the essential travel reference book for every household! Each country is profiled by Lonely Planet's expert authors and features details of when to visit, what to see and do, and how to learn more about the country's culture from its film, music, food and drink. Every entry has a map an The Travel Book - Lonely Planet od authora a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.czVíce informací
Pokud patří Audrey Hepburn, jedna z nejznámějších tváří filmového plátna druhé poloviny 20. století, mezi vaše oblíbené herečky, můžete jí nyní vložit jako potisk na libovolný předmět z naší nabídky, případně takovýmto dárkem obdarovat fanouška této osobnosti.. Puzzle rozměr A3 - 130 dílků.Více informací
Model Smith VICE v sobě kombinuje vzhled plného rámečku a sférického skla. Speciální uchycení strapu s kloubem zajistí dokonalé spojení s helmou Smith. Velké sférické sklo s úpravou 5x antifog vám dodá dokonalé periferní vidění. Vice poskytuje prémiový design nejlepších brýlí za příznivou cenu.Více informací
Destined to be a treasure for the millions of fans who made American Gods an internationally bestselling phenomenon, this beautifully designed and illustrated collectible edition of Neil Gaiman’s revered masterpiece features enlightening and incisive notes throughout by award-winning annotator and editor Leslie S. Klinger. A perennial favorite of readers worldwide, American Gods tells the story of ex-con Shadow Moon, who emerges from prison and is recruited to be bodyguard, driver, and errand boy for the enigmatic Mr. Wednesday. So begins a dark and strange road trip full of fantastical adv The Annotated American Gods - Neil Gaiman od authora Neil Gaiman a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.czVíce informací
Populating the Novel - Literary Form and the Politics of Surplus Life (Steinlight Emily)(Pevná vazba)
Contemporary politics, this book contends, depend upon the turbulent struggles and strategies around scale. Consisting of contributions from anthropologists, geographers and cultural studies scholars,
Learn how to spot the lies and deceptions of our politicians in action.
An innovative reading of the social history of Brazil using the politics of the precariat as an analytical vector.
The Politics of the Encounter is a spirited interrogation of the city as a site of both theoretical inquiry and global social struggle, expanding upon the ideas of Henri Lefebvre that undergird much o
This is the first all-encompassing book about the visual language of man-made products, explaining how mass-produced objects evolve over time and what made them change. Form evolution behaves in a similar way to language evolution and, to some extent, even to natural evolution. In the book the author materializes the governing rules of form evolution by means of fourteen case studies. The Form of Design - Josiah Kahane od authora Josiah Kahane a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinu...
"The Function of Structure" explores the production of singular affects through systems that relate form and content. This is an essential graphic manual on structural systems and their capacity to produce a variety of forms. Extracting their base geometric unit, a wide range of historical projects from the Medieval to the present are used as systems to proliferate different forms. The book distinguishes tessellation from modulation as a type of flexible system for producing complex repetition ...
Concrete has conviction, strength and directness. It has plasticity, too, which makes the possibilities for form-making almost endless.
This book presents the Josette and Jean-Claude Weill Collection. Expanded over the decades under the enthusiastic stewardship of their son Jean-Pierre, the collection now includes over 120 works of t
These papers analyze the sociological bases of Indian politics. The volume includes contributions by leading scholars from several disciplines: politics, sociology, anthropology, and political economy
Postmodernism and the Politics of \'Culture\' is a comparative critical analysis of the political and intellectual ambitions of postmodernist critical theory and the academic discipline of cultural st
Based on 18 months of reporting, Woodward's 17th book is an intimate, documented examination of how President Obama and the highest profile Republican and Democratic leaders in the United States Congress attempted to restore the American economy and improve the federal government's fiscal condition over three and one half years. Drawn from memos, contemporaneous meeting notes, emails and in-depth interviews with the central players, THE PRICE OF POLITICS addresses the key issue of the president...
The Politics of Design shows the importance of visual literacy when communicating across borders and cultures. It explores the cultural meaning behind symbols, maps, photography, typography, and colors. It is a practical guide for design and communication professionals and students to create more effective and responsible visual communication. We all know the power of propaganda and how it’s always strictly related to a memory of a specific symbol, typography and colour. It has a purpose and no...
Is lobbying, particularly by 'lobbyists for hire', resulting in a distortion of the democratic process? Does business, with its highly sophisticated and well-resourced lobbying operations, have an undue influence on decisions by politicians? The book assess the impact of lobbying on the UK political system, the extent to which it shapes the political decision-making process and the extent to which this influence is beneficial or malign. The book outlines various lobbying groups and their met...
This book covers the political and legal implications of the United Kingdom\'s decision to leave the European Union. Structured in four parts, the book covers the background of how Brexit came to be,
An ambitious intervention, asserting the importance of a Marxist interpretation of literary style and moving towards a new Marxist poetics.