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  • The Prime Suspect Casesby Lynda La Plante

    Simon & Schuster UK 2014; Not Available

    All three Prime Suspect cases, featuring DCI Jane Tennison, in one stunning volume PRIME SUSPECT When a prostitute is found murdered in her bedsit, the Metropolitan police set to work finding the perpetrator of this brutal attack. For Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison, this is the perfect opportunity to get herself noticed. But when every... more...

  • Blind Furyby Lynda La Plante

    Simon & Schuster UK 2010; Not Available

    A motorway service station on the M1: dimly lit, run down, poorly supervised, flickering lights, dark corners; a favourite stopover for long-distance lorry drivers on their way up north from London. Behind it, a body is found in a ditch, that of a girl barely out of her teens. She appears to have no family, no friends, no connections anywhere. Other... more...

  • Tennisonby Lynda La Plante

    Simon & Schuster UK 2015; Not Available

    From the creator of the award-winning ITV series Prime Suspect, starring Helen Mirren, comes the fascinating back story of the iconic DCI Jane Tennison. In 1973 Jane Tennison, aged 22, leaves the Metropolitan Police Training Academy to be placed on probationary exercise in Hackney where criminality thrives. We witness her struggle to cope in a male-dominated,... more...

  • Automated Evaluation of Text and Discourse with Coh-Metrixby Danielle S. McNamara; Arthur C. Graesser; Philip M. McCarthy; Zhiqiang Cai

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 32.00

    This book describes Coh-Metrix, a powerful computational tool that provides a wide range of language and discourse measures. more...

  • The Semantics of Aspect and Modalityby Galia Hatav

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00

    “The semantics of aspect and modality” will be of interest both to linguists working on temporality, as a general phenomenon in language, and Hebraists investigating the semantics of the verbal forms in biblical Hebrew. Tense, aspect and modality are among the most challenging discussed areas of language. Similarly, the semantics of the... more...

  • Narratives of Child Neglect in Romantic and Victorian Cultureby Galia Benziman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Contextualizing the topos of the neglected child within a variety of discourses, this book challenges the assumption that the early nineteenth century witnessed a clear transition from a Puritan to a liberating approach to children and demonstrates that oppressive assumptions survive in major texts considered part of the Romantic cult of childhood. more...

  • Church, State and Society in Kenyaby Galia Sabar

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume offers a debate on the role of Christianity in post-colonial Kenya, charting the role of the church, state and society in the transformation of Kenya and the relationship between the three. It shows how the church initiated health, education, and economic activities, showing it to be a major instrument of transformation. more...

  • Ordnung durch Verantwortungby Galia Assadi

    Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 31.48

    Verantwortung wird in der Philosophie einerseits als normativer Ma▀stab verstanden, andererseits als effektives Mittel zum Umgang mit sozialen Problemen. Galia Assadi erweitert diesen Diskurs um eine neue Perspektive: Sie analysiert Verantwortung im Anschluss an Michel Foucaults "Ordnung der Dinge" und gibt somit eine neue Antwort auf die... more...

  • Israeli Peacemaking Since 1967by Galia Golan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    Examining the Israeli-Arab conflict as an "intractable conflict," Israeli Peacemaking since 1967 seeks to determine just which factors, or combination of factors, impacted on Israel's position in past peace-making efforts, possibly accounting for breakthroughs or failures to reach agreement. From King Hussein's little known overtures immediately... more...

  • State and Laid-Off Workers in Reform Chinaby Yongshun Cai

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    In the 1990s, the Chinese government launched an unprecedented reform of state enterprises, putting tens of millions of people out of work. This empirically rich study calls on comprehensive surveys and interviews, combining quantitative data with qualitative in its examination of the variation in workers' collective action. Cai investigates the difference... more...