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Emergence of infectious diseases

by Serge Morand & Muriel Figuié Quae (April 03, 2018)

From SARS to avian influenza, Ebola virus and MERS-CoV, infectious diseases have received increasing attention in recent decades from scientists, risk managers, the media and the general public. What explains...


History and Evolution of the Automobile

by William Jr Baxter Editions Le Mono (July 03, 2017)

This book presents the history of the automobile and its evolution.

The 19th century is marked by unparalleled advances in science and its applications to the industrial arts. The automobile is looked upon...


Black Pearls

by Eric V. Copage Amistad (June 07, 2011)

Eric V. Copage's Black Pearls is an extraordinary book of inspirational thoughts and practical advice for African-Americans. The 365 quotes that begin each day's entry range from African proverbs to wisdom from...


Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin

by Frank Bailey, Ken Morris & Jeanne Devon Howard Books (April 05, 2011)

This explosive, up-close view of Sarah Palin comes from an inner-circle confidant who shares surprising information about how Sarah dealt with staff and perceived "enemies," and the discrepancy between what...


The Apple Family: Scenes from Life in the Country

by Richard Nelson Theatre Communications Group (December 08, 2014)

A Chekhovian quartet of plays examining the contemporary American experience.


The Irregularization of Migration in Contemporary Europe: Detention, Deportation, Drowning

by Yolande Jansen, Robin Celikates & Joost de Bloois Rowman & Littlefield International (December 12, 2014)

This carefully curated collection addresses the intertwined political, legal, cultural, and normative dimensions of the irregularization of migration.


Spaces of Governmentality: Autonomous Migration and the Arab Uprisings

by Martina Tazzioli Rowman & Littlefield International (November 24, 2014)

This book explores migrants’ movements and struggles taking place in the aftermath of the Arab Revolutions and examines how they impact the European space.


Handbook of Socialization, Second Edition: Theory and Research

by Joan E. Grusec & Paul D. Hastings The Guilford Press (December 05, 2014)

This highly regarded handbook remains the leading reference and advanced text on socialization. Foremost authorities review the breadth of current knowledge on socialization processes across the life span. Extensively...


Barry's First Time

by John Derek Lulu.com (November 16, 2014)

This book contains a depiction of a first person sexual act. Barry is straight. Or so he thinks. Until he sees his neighbor getting a blow job. It makes him wonder what is that all about. This is a first person...


Bonds

by Grant. D. Tomson Lulu.com (November 19, 2014)

The world as we know it, has changed. A global cataclysmic event has wiped out 95% of the population resulting in the total ruin of our infrastructures. A group of six friends struggle for day to day survival...


In Plain Sight: Reflections on Life in Downtown Eastside Vancouver

by Leslie A. Robertson & Dara Culhane Talonbooks (December 15, 2014)

A collection of seven life stories from women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside who are seldom heard on their own terms.


When Her Lesbian Friend Starts to Bully Her for Fun

by Vince Stead Lulu.com (November 03, 2014)

Kelly told Lisa that she wanted her as her personal servant, and that should be this way for the rest of the semester, or she would turn her in to the dean. Of course Lisa said yes, she really had no choice...


Policy change, public attitudes and social citizenship: Does neoliberalism matter?

by Humpage, Louise Policy Press (November 05, 2014)

This unique book traces public views on social citizenship across three decades through attitudinal data from New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Australia. It will be valuable for academics and students in...


China and Post-Socialist Development

by Bolesta, Andrzej Policy Press (November 19, 2014)

In China and Post-Socialist Development the emergence of China as an economic superpower is examined and framed within the context of the East Asian developmental miracle, arguing that China's approach - broadly...


Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

by Gallent, Nick & Ciaffi, Daniela Policy Press (October 22, 2014)

Analyses the contexts, drivers and outcomes of community action and planning in the global north: from emergent neighbourhood planning in England to the community-based housing movement in New York, and from...


How Europe shapes British public policy

by Morphet, Janice Policy Press (October 08, 2014)

How Europe shapes British public policy examines the development of the EU as a sectarian issue in the UK. It discusses the effects of disengagement through the political practices of policy making and the implications...


Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

by Kröger, Teppo & Yeandle, Sue Policy Press (October 15, 2014)

Highlighting what can be learned from individual experiences, the book analyses the changing welfare and labour market policies which shape the lives of working carers in Finland, Sweden, Australia, England,...


Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

by Ribbens McCarthy, Jane & Hooper, Carol-Ann Policy Press (October 15, 2014)

In this important, timely and thought-provoking publication, a wide range of contributors explore how troubles" feature in "normal families, and how the "normal features in "troubled" families.


Hearing the voices of GRT communities: Inclusive community development

by Ryder, Andrew & Cemlyn, Sarah Policy Press (October 08, 2014)

This book charts Gypsies Romany and Travellers community activism, and the community and voluntary organisations which support them. It describes the communities' struggle for rights against a backdrop of intersectional...


A companion to criminal justice, mental health and risk

by Taylor, Paul & Corteen, Karen Policy Press (October 22, 2014)

This unique and topical companion provides expert analyses that explore the interface between criminal justice and mental health. It consolidates scholarly analysis of theory, policy and practice and practical...


Leading the inclusive city: Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

by Hambleton, Robin Policy Press (November 24, 2014)

This engaging book argues that imaginative place-based leadership can enable citizens to shape the urban future while advancing social justice, promoting care for the environment and bolstering community empowerment....


Contemporary Protest and the Legacy of Dissent

by Stuart Price & Ruth Sanz Sabido Rowman & Littlefield International (December 12, 2014)

Contemporary Protest and the Legacy of Dissent offers an insight into modern European protest movements, focusing on the strategies, activities, and developments associated with the current wave of public dissent....


Pride: I Am Self Identified!

by Danielle Sainte-Marie Lulu.com (November 12, 2014)

Pride: I am Self-Identified is a first of its kind. No other book for the gay and lesbian community has ever included BIID, Polyamory, and Affectional Orientation in its pages. Not only that, but this book also...


Tell Me That I'm Yours

by Duma Odimm Lulu.com (November 04, 2014)

Sequel to A Heartfelt Connection. This installation continues to follow Garry and Morgan's love affair.


The Baltimore Waltz and Other Plays

by Paula Vogel Theatre Communications Group (November 01, 1995)

The first major collection of plays by leading lesbian playwright Paula Vogel.


Fallen Leaves

by Will Durant Simon & Schuster (December 09, 2014)

Praised as a "revelatory" book by The Wall Street Journal, this is the last and most personal work of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Will Durant, discovered thirty-two years after his death.

The...


Brave Girls

by Stacey Radin & Leslie Goldman Atria Books (January 06, 2015)

"A solid resource for parents and educators" (Kirkus Reviews), Brave Girls is an empowering guide to cultivating confident, passionate, and powerful young leaders during the most formative stage of life: the...


The Trouble with Africa

by Robert Calderisi St. Martin's Press (December 22, 2014)

After years of frustration at the stifling atmosphere of political correctness surrounding discussions of Africa, long time World Bank official Robert Calderisi speaks out. He boldly reveals how most of Africa's...


Pyropolitics: When the World is Ablaze

by Michael Marder Rowman & Littlefield International (December 12, 2014)

A highly original theory of the political, the book explores the literal and metaphorical flare-ups in political theology, revolutionary thought, radical protests, and global energy production.


The Visual Dictionary of Transportation

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Transportation gives readers the chance to explore ancient and modern transport, on road, rails, water, or in the air. Convenient and affordable, this book is the perfect tool to discover...


The Visual World Atlas

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

An overview of the state of the world for understanding global issues Inside you will find: • more than 110 thematic maps, • more than 50 fact tables from world renown organizations, • more than 130 photographs,...


Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes from San Francisco's Housing Wars

by James Tracy AK Press (September 29, 2014)

The true story of how gentrification, fueled by income inequality, decimated working people in San Francisco.


FAR/AIM 2015

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today’s environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system....


Universal versus Disney: The Unofficial Guide to American Theme Parks' Greatest Rivalry

by Sam Gennawey Unofficial Guides (October 20, 2014)

Universal Studios never really wanted to get into the theme park business. They wanted to be the anti-Disney. But when forced to do so, they did it in a big way. Despite the fits and starts of multiple owners,...


The Valley

by Joan MacLeod Talonbooks (July 01, 2014)

Eighteen-year-old Connor, an aspiring author whose fantastical stories foretell his growing struggle with depression, can’t wait to be free of his adverb-wielding, solve-it-all mother, Sharon. But six weeks...


I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli

by Andrea Pakieser AK Press (December 01, 2014)

The life and words of an Italian feminist and firebrand.


Jacket # 3 Part 1

by John Strickland Lulu.com (October 26, 2014)

"John Strickland's Best Story to Date" "Layer after Layer are Pulled Back to Expose Character Souls and Truths" John Strickland is back! This time the master of the straitjacket story takes us on a new journey...


Full Circle: Death and Resurrection In Canadian Conservative Politics

by Bob Plamondon eBookIt.com (November 21, 2014)

Full Circle tells the dramatic story of how the Canadian conservative movement was fractured in the 1990s and how it was restored to glory and was returned to power in 2006. It recounts the humiliating defeat...


Environment, Politics, and Ideology in North Korea: Landscape as Political Project

by Robert Winstanley-Chesters Lexington Books (November 12, 2014)

This book provides a unique summary of North Korean environmental and developmental policies. Coupling ideological and political developments with a review of practical projects within specific sectors, it provides...


The Politics of Crisis Management in China: The Sichuan Earthquake

by Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo Lexington Books (November 14, 2014)

This book studies the Chinese government and military’s rapid mobilization and coordination work in the aftermath of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. It is a comparative and historical analysis for scholars and...


Portland: A Food Biography

by Heather Arndt Anderson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

More than just food carts and microbrews, Portland has a story to tell. Its culinary history sings the song of the salmon-people, the pioneers and immigrants, each struggling to make this strange but inviting...


Minorities of Europeanization: The New Others of European Social Identity

by Hakan Ovunc Ongur Lexington Books (November 13, 2014)

This book combines the conceptualization of social identity with historical analysis to rethink discussions of Europeanization and minorities. Problematizing the EU’s attempts to create a “European social...


The Arab Uprisings: Catalysts, Dynamics, and Trajectories

by Fahed Al-Sumait, Nele Lenze & Michael C. Hudson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

This collection of essays uses the term “Arab Uprisings” as the organizing frame to address numerous socio-cultural, economic, political, experiential, and communicative aspects of the uprisings. The text...


The Coordinated Management of Meaning: A Festschrift in Honor of W. Barnett Pearce

by Stephen W. Littlejohn & Sheila McNamee Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (November 05, 2013)

Honoring the work of W. Barnett Pearce, this volume of 16 essays explores various applications of the theory of the Coordinated Management of Meaning. It anticipates futures in many areas of the communication...


The Clash: The Only Band That Mattered

by Sean Egan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

In The Clash: The Only Band That Matters, respected music critic Sean Egan examines The Clash’s career and art through the prism of the uniquely interesting and fractious UK politics of the Seventies and Eighties,...


Generational Feminism: New Materialist Introduction to a Generative Approach

by Iris van der Tuin Lexington Books (November 12, 2014)

Iris van der Tuin redirects the notion of generational logic in feminism away from its simplistic conception as conflict towards a more nuanced conception of the methodology's useful structures. Experimenting...


49 Myths about China

by Marte Kjær Galtung & Stig Stenslie Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This engaging book highlights 49 prevalent myths about China’s past, present, and future and weighs their truth or fiction. Leading a thoughtful and entertaining tour, the authors debunk widespread “knowledge”...


U.S. Department of Defense Contract Spending and the Industrial Base, 2000-2013

by Jesse Ellman, Gregory Sanders & Rhys McCormick Center for Strategic & International Studies (October 16, 2014)

This report analyzes contracting for products, services, and research & development (R&D) by the Department of Defense (DoD) and its key components.


Gossip Girl: A Critical Understanding

by Lori Bindig Lexington Books (November 12, 2014)

This book is a critical cultural studies analysis of the CW’s hit teen television drama Gossip Girl (2007–2012). Bindig examines the show in terms of gender, race, class, sexuality, and consumerism, and...


Mediated Nostalgia: Individual Memory and Contemporary Mass Media

by Ryan Lizardi Lexington Books (November 06, 2014)

Mediated Nostalgia works to help understand the cultural, historical, and sociological implications of a past-obsessed media industry. It takes a cross-media and interdisciplinary approach in its study of the...