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Magnus Brostrup Landstad: Prest, Dikter Og Borger I Fredrikshald 1849-59

By Bjrndal, Ivar

Halden : Forum Bjrndal, 2002. 152pp. N.B. Two inscriptions on half title page.NORWEGIAN TEXT.. Signed First Edition. Cloth/Laminated Boards. Fine/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.24

In Tension Between Organization & Profession: Professionals in Nordic Public Service

By Editors Aili, Carola Etc

Lund: Nordic Academic Press, 2007. What is it like to be a professional in today's Nordic public sector organisations? This book describes everyday problems experienced by individuals in official positions. The authors' analyses are set against a background of rising rates of sick leave, more cases of mental burnout, decreasing resources and constant demand for professional improvement. Rapid changes in organisations, such as new forms of leadership, new technology and management by documents and the call for client-oriented practices are part of the professional's working life. The individual professional is the prime focus of this book.Tensions that arise between the individual and the organisation/profession are illustrated by a range of examples of problems that public officials, such as teachers, policemen and nurses, are confronted with on a daily basis. The authors discuss subjects such as increased individualisation, complexity in relationships, intensified pace and fragmentation of work. This title intends to signal an invitation to further the research about a dynamic field where today's professionals meet the requirements of their professions and organisations.371pp.. Cloth. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.79

Edhina Ekogido: Names as Links the Encounter Between African and European Anthroponymic Systems Among the Ambo People in Namibia

By Saarelma-Maunumaa,Minna

Helsinki: Finnish Literature Society, 2003. What are the most popular names of the Ambo people in Namibia? Why do so many Ambos have Finnish first names? What do the African names of these people mean? Why is the namesake so important in Ambo culture? How did the long independence struggle affect personal naming, and what are the latest name-giving trends in Namibia? This study analyses the changes in the personal naming system of the Ambo people in Namibia over the last 120 years, starting from the year 1883 when the first Ambos received biblical and European names at baptism. The central factors in this process were the German and South African colonisation and European missionary work on the one hand, and the rise of African nationalism on the other hand. Eventually, this clash between African and European naming practices led to a new and dynamic naming system which includes elements of both African and European origin. 373pp.. First Edition. Paperback. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.29