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The Peter Lang Publishing Group consists of companies based in various countries and markets its books worldwide.

Peter Lang, who founded the group, came from a family of renowned Swiss booksellers and publishers. He learned the technical side of publishing in his father's firm before founding his own company.

In 1970, he created Peter Lang GmbH in Frankfurt am Main, which has now expanded to have representation in many German and Austrian cities. Peter Lang AG in Bern became the head office in 1977 and is still the central point for many of the group's activities, such as marketing, sales and distribution.

Peter Lang Publishing, Inc. in New York was created in 1982, Peter Lang AG (now Peter Lang Ltd) was founded in Oxford in 1996, and P.I.E.-Peter Lang was opened in Brussels in 1999.


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The 21st Century Media (R) evolution : emergent communication practices.

MacNamara, Jim.
(2013)  | 9781433123511 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | 2nd ed,  | book | 486pp | Availability last checked: 2/8/2019
AUD 91.95 (inc. GST), AUD 83.59 (ex. GST),
The emergence of what are called ‘new media’ and ‘social media’ is oneof the most discussed topics in contemporary societies. Because media and publiccommunication are mostly analyzed within particular theoretical frameworks andwithin specific disciplinary fields, polarized views have been created...

The State of Welfare: Comparative Studies of the Welfare State at the End of the Long Boom, 1965–1980

(2017)  | 9781787071032 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 12/1/2020
AUD 136.95 (inc. GST), AUD 124.50 (ex. GST),
The period after 1945 saw a rapid growth in social welfare, with the statetaking on increasing responsibility for pensions, health care, unemploymentrelief and income support. In Western democracies economic growth underpinnedstate investment and was reinforced by demands from the new social movements...

Telling Hands and Teaching Feet: Nonverbal Communication in Two of the Narratives of Acts

Ferch-Johnson, Carole.
(2019)  | 9781788746830 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 12/1/2020
AUD 155.95 (inc. GST), AUD 141.77 (ex. GST),
This book represents an extensive examination of human hands and feet and theirfunctions as media of nonverbal communication in the transmission of the missionand message of Jesus by the early church. Research sources for the task includethe Greek text of Acts and the Gospel of Luke as well as Greek...

Feedback: The Communication of Praise, Criticism, and Advice

Douglas, Karen M. Hornsey, Matthew J. Sutton, Robbie M.
(2012)  | 9781433105111 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book
AUD 80.95 (inc. GST), AUD 73.59 (ex. GST),
This is the first book devoted to the multidisciplinary study of feedback. Itpresents a comprehensive, evidence-based review of the make-or-break factorsthat determine the efficacy of criticism, praise, and advice. Its sections dealwith fundamental processes of feedback; the problems associated with...

What Does It Mean to Be White?: Developing White Racial Literacy

DiAngelo, Robin J. DiAngelo, Robin.
(2012)  | 9781433111150 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 25/11/2019
AUD 89.95 (inc. GST), AUD 81.77 (ex. GST),
What does it mean to be white in a society that proclaims race meaningless yetis deeply divided by race? In the face of pervasive racial inequality andsegregation, most whites cannot answer that question. Robin DiAngelo argues thata number of factors make this question difficult for whites miseducation...

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Maasai Women and the Old Testament: Towards an Emancipatory Reading

Lyimo-Mbowe, Hoyce.
(2020)  | 9781433173493 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 12/1/2020
AUD 219.95 (inc. GST), AUD 199.95 (ex. GST),
Coming in May 2020
The research presented in this book is a critical study of some effects ofpopular biblical interpretations in the context of an East African ethnic group,the Maasai. The book focuses on parallels between concepts of female inferiorityin biblical texts and in Maasai traditional culture. It investigates...

Black Immigrants in the United States: Essays on the Politics of Race, Language, and Voice

Awad, Ibrahim. Cooper, Ayanna.
(2020)  | 9781433173967 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 12/1/2020
AUD 251.95 (inc. GST), AUD 229.05 (ex. GST),
Coming in April 2020
In the United States, ‘immigrant’ is a complicated category. It is usedinterchangeably with ‘refugee’ and it is, most of the time, linked to SouthAmerica, especially Latina/os. Black Immigrants in the United States is arguingthat immigrants are not refugees and, whether coming from the Caribbean,...

Black Immigrants in the United States: Essays on the Politics of Race, Language, and Voice

Awad, Ibrahim. Cooper, Ayanna.
(2020)  | 9781433173974 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 12/1/2020
AUD 89.95 (inc. GST), AUD 81.77 (ex. GST),
Coming in April 2020
In the United States, ‘immigrant’ is a complicated category. It is usedinterchangeably with ‘refugee’ and it is, most of the time, linked to SouthAmerica, especially Latina/os. Black Immigrants in the United States is arguingthat immigrants are not refugees and, whether coming from the Caribbean,...

Albert Einstein from Pacifism to the Idea of World Government

Levi, Lucio.
(2020)  | 9782807612952 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 190pp | Availability last checked: 12/1/2020
AUD 105.95 (inc. GST), AUD 96.32 (ex. GST),
Coming in April 2020
Albert Einstein was one of the initiators of the peace movement in Europe in theearly twentieth century. He tirelessly denounced the imperfections of societydue to the primitive institution of war and devoted his energies to outlawingwar. After Hitler’s rise to power, he abandoned pacifism and instead...

The challenge of change for the legal and political systems of Eurasia: The impact of the New Silk Roads

Cayol, Amandine. Chabal, Pierre. Sairambaeva, Zhuldyz.
(2020)  | 9782807613829 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 12/1/2020
AUD 131.95 (inc. GST), AUD 119.95 (ex. GST),
Coming in April 2020
After reflecting On the European and Asian origins of legal and politicalsystems: views from Korea, Kazakhstan and France (2018), the authors address inthis book three intertwined issues. First, how systems that were establishedlong ago are challenged by the necessity to adapt to change both in time,rapidly...

Vieillir en intérim: Fins de carriÚre et parcours de vie d'une population fragilisée

Burnay, Nathalie.
(2020)  | 9782807611801 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 182pp | Availability last checked: 12/1/2020
AUD 102.95 (inc. GST), AUD 93.59 (ex. GST),
Coming in March 2020
L’allongement des carriĂšres est Ă  l’agenda politique depuis quelquesannĂ©es dĂ©jĂ . Le maintien des travailleurs ĂągĂ©s en emploi est devenu uneprioritĂ© des instances europĂ©ennes, relayĂ©e par diffĂ©rents gouvernementsnationaux. Cependant, si d’un cĂŽtĂ© les seniors sont de plus en plus...

Transfer und Transformation von Wissen

Ballod, Matthias.
(2020)  | 9783631791455 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 214pp | Availability last checked: 11/1/2020
AUD 137.95 (inc. GST), AUD 125.41 (ex. GST),
Coming in March 2020
Wissenstransfer und Wissenstransformation sind zentrale Herausforderungen in derWissensgesellschaft. Die fortschreitende Fragmentierung von WissensdomĂ€nen unddie eingeschrĂ€nkte ZugĂ€nglichkeit von Wissensressourcen sind nur zweigegenlĂ€ufige Tendenzen. Umso mehr rĂŒcken funktionale Aspekte vonWissenskonstruktion...

Reconciling Law and Legal Theory: A Translation of al-Tilmisānī’s Miftah al-Wusul"

Alrahawan, Mohammad S.
(2020)  | 9781433170171 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 12/1/2020
AUD 208.95 (inc. GST), AUD 189.95 (ex. GST),
Coming in March 2020
Being structured to found a correlation between Islamic legal theory andpositive law, Tilmisānī's Miftah is basically intended to elaborate on showingthe impact of various precepts of legal theory on the practical issues ofIslamic law. Tilmisānī's work is a veritable encyclopedia of legal theoryencompassing...

Bangladesh: A Suffering People Under State Terrorism

Balland, Sabria Chowdhury.
(2020)  | 9781433176586 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 12/1/2020
AUD 219.95 (inc. GST), AUD 199.95 (ex. GST),
Coming in March 2020
Bangladesh: A Suffering People Under State Terrorism explores the destructivepolitical situation in Bangladesh under the one-party and one-person rule of thedespotic Sheikh Hasina. The contributors to this edited collection examine thecatastrophic political environment of the country in view of the...

Aspekte kultureller Identitaet: Beitraege zur Kulturgeschichte der deutschsprachigen Minderheit in Kroatien

Ơaric, Ơokcevic Ivana. Aleksa, Varga Melita. Jozic, Ivana. Möbius, Thomas. Pon, Leonard.
(2020)  | 9783631781029 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 11/1/2020
AUD 122.95 (inc. GST), AUD 111.77 (ex. GST),
Coming in February 2020
Zwischen dem 18. und 20. Jahrhundert lebten im heutigen Staatsgebiet Kroatienszahlreiche deutsche Emigranten. Zwischen ihnen und der kroatischenMehrheitsbevölkerung fanden z.T. intensive kulturelle Austauschprozesse statt.Im zweiten Band zu dem vom DAAD geförderten internationalen Forschungsprojektwerden...

 

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