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- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 37.00
Drawing on the diverse views of over 1,300 children in the UK between the ages of 6 and 12, 'Dear BBC' discusses key controversies in the public sphere about children's relationship with the media, especially television drama. This engaging and accessible book will appeal to a broad audience. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00
This book provides an up-to-date analysis of the development and deployment of 'non-lethal' weapons by police and military organizations. It reviews the key technologies, issues, and dangers, with particular attention to the development of drugs, lasers, microwaves, and acoustics as incapacitating weapons. more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
Imagine an everyday world in which the price of gasoline (and oil) continues to go up, and up, and up. Think about the immediate impact that would have on our lives. Of course, everybody already knows how about gasoline has affected our driving habits. People can't wait to junk their gas-guzzling SUVs for a new Prius. But there are more, not-so-obvious... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 14.95
The book is an analysis of the controversial Emergency Economic Stabilization Act and explains in easy to understand language what the bailout bill means for individuals. $700 Billion Bailout answers questions such as: What does the bill say , exactly? Who is making decisions about how the $700 billion will be spent, and what does it mean now that... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 24.95
Why do life-saving prescription drugs cost so much? Drug companies insist that prices reflect the millions they invest in research and development. In this gripping exposť, Merrill Goozner contends that American taxpayers are in fact footing the bill twice: once by supporting government-funded research and again by paying astronomically high prices... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 29.49
The author of this book was a junior major in the Royal Engineers, stationed at the Depot in Chatham when war broke out. He went to France in October 1914 to 3 Base, Boulogne, but some three weeks later, 8th November, he was sent forward to 2nd Division where he took over 11 Fd Coy RE at Zillebeke. The C-in-C has therefore appointed Major Foulkes RE... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 29.95
Now that humans seem to have arrived at the end of their campaigns of discovery, conquest and exploitation, the virtual, infinite, digital spaces are being conquered. It was only a matter of time before the technical possibilities permitted people to construct parallel worlds in the digital universe. A 'Second Life' as virtual existence (Avatar)... more...
- Twaweza Communications 2010; US$ 34.95
One of the critical questions that Kenyans have continuously asked is what went wrong in January and February 2008 with the ëpeaceí they had hitherto enjoyed. There have not been readily available answers to this fundamental question. The collection of papers presented in this book attempt to provide, as a starting point, possible explanations... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
?It ain?t so much the things we don?t know that get us into trouble,nineteenth-century humorist Josh Billings remarked. ?It?s the things we know that just ain?t so.? In this bold and brilliantly argued book, acclaimed author and talk-radio host Michael Medved zeroes in on ten of the biggest fallacies that millions of Americans believe about our... more...
- New Press, The 2006; US$ 10.00
So you?re walking out of school and parked at the gate is a new, bright red Ford Mustang with a hulk of a man in the front seat. He?s sporting a razor cut and wraparound shades. Before you can pass he?s out of the car and blocking your path. "Mind if I take a minute"?he has you by the arm now?"to tell you about the great life in today?s Army and why... more...