Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach, this comparative study of a selection of The Arabian Nights stories in a cross-cultural context, brings together a number of disciplines and subject areas to examine the workings of narrative. It predominantly focuses on the ways in which the Arabian Nights...
Published February 3rd 2014 by Routledge
Series: Crime Science Series
Research and theorizing on criminal decision making has not kept pace with recent developments in other fields of human decision making. Whereas criminal decision making theory is still largely dominated by cognitive approaches such as rational choice-based models, psychologists, behavioral...
Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge
Beyond the Horizon
During the last decade there have been increasing societal concerns over sustainable developments focusing on the conservation of the environment, the welfare and safety of the individual and at the same time the optimal allocation of available natural and financial resources. As a consequence the...
Published September 17th 2013 by CRC Press
Classical Arabic Literary Representations of Food
Considers how Arab and Islamic culinary culture may be represented in literary forms. Scholars of the medieval Islamic period are keenly aware of the importance of food and wine as themes in literature. Van Gelder's witty and subtle approach teases the most out of texts as well as enabling the...
Published February 21st 2011 by Routledge
Proceedings of the ESREL 2003 Conference, Maastricht, the Netherlands, 15-18 June 2003
These proceedings contain two hundred and eighteen papers representing the work of authors from countries across the world. They cover a wide range of research and applications in safety and reliability issues that concern all types of systems, processes and structures....
Published December 31st 2002 by Taylor & Francis