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- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
In Fierce Medicine , Ana Forrest, charismatic teacher and founder of Forrest Yoga, combines physical practice, eastern wisdom, and profound Native American ceremony to help heal everything from addictive behaviors and eating disorders to chronic pain and injury. Fierce Medicine is also part memoir, detailing Ana Forrest's journey to move beyond... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Building on its predecessor, The International Handbook of Social Impact Assessment, this important new book outlines current developments in thinking in the field of Social Impact Assessment (SIA). It introduces and advances the theory and practice of SIA, and illustrates that a generational shift in the way socioeconomic studies and community participation... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 139.95
This book is a major contribution to the renewed interest in natural law. It provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of natural law, both from a historical and a systematic point of view. It ranges from the mediaeval synthesis of Aquinas through the early modern elaborations of natural law, up to current discussions on the very possibility... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
Amidst prevailing debates that construe rationality and emotionality as polar opposites, this book explores the manner in which emotions shape not only prevailing conceptions of rationality, but also culture in general terms, making room for us to speak of an 'emotional culture' specific to late-modern societies. Presenting case studies involving... more...
- Harlequin Enterprises, Australia Pty Ltd 2015; Not Available
In small town Laurel Ridge, not everything is as simple as it appears... After a terrible betrayal, Allison Standish flees Philadelphia for the small Amish village of Laurel Ridge to claim an unexpected inheritance. Allison intends to sell the mansion housing various shops on Main Street—until she meets Nick Whiting, a single father and tenant... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
A transnational historical and ethnographic work that makes an interesting intervention into the field of subculture studies by emphasizing the seriousness, outreach, and attraction of these unique, yet similar Polish and Silesian punk communities since the late 1970s. Combines the methods of oral history and ethnography to create compact sections... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
This volume presents an extended reflection on human dependency and the need to 'care' and be 'cared for'. Philosophers, theologians, social theorists, economists, and professional caregivers to discuss the challenges of professional caregiving, analyzing how societies can promote relationships in which individuals can give and receive 'care'. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 26.95
Based on five years of ethnography, archival research, census data analysis, and interviews, Police, Power, and the Production of Racial Boundaries reveals how the LAPD, city prosecutors, and business owners struggled to control who should be considered ?dangerous? and how they should be policed in Los Angeles. Ana Muñiz shows how this influential... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
Following the death of Franco, Spain underwent a transition to democracy in the mid-1970s. Although a rapid process of modernization occurred, the Spanish welfare state was seen, until fairly recently, as relatively underdeveloped. Split into three sections, this book addresses the consolidation path of social protection policies, governance issues... more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 23.80
Do doctors fix patients? Or do they heal them? For all of modern medicine?s many successes, discontent with the quality of patient care has combined with a host of new developments, from aging populations to the resurgence of infectious diseases, which challenge medicine?s overreliance on narrowly mechanistic and technical methods of explanation... more...