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- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 22.00
Award-winning author and broadcaster Carol Off reveals the fascinating ? and often horrifying ? stories behind our desire for all things chocolate. Whether it?s part of a Hallowe?en haul, the contents of a heart-shaped box or just a candy bar stashed in a desk drawer, chocolate is synonymous with pleasures both simple and indulgent. But behind the... more...
- Policy Press 2006; US$ 39.95
The history of social policy is emerging as an area of growing interest to both students and researchers. This topical book charts the period from the 1830s to the present day, providing a fresh analysis of the relationship between social theory and social policy in the UK. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 115.00
Herbert Spencer remains a significant but poorly understood figure in 19th century intellectual life. His ideas on evolution ranged across the natural sciences and philosophy, and he pioneered new ideas in psychology and sociology. This book comprehensively examines his work and strips away common misconceptions about his sociology. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 23.99
More than 400,000 people in the United States undergo kidney dialysis. If you or a member of your family are one of them, then the prospect of a regular appointment with a dialysis machine may seem like the end of life itself. But that reaction couldn't be more wrong. In Dialysis Without Fear, psychiatrist and dialysis patient Dr. Daniel Offer... more...
- Springer US 2008; US$ 99.00
As a group, normal middle-aged men tend to fly well below the radar screen of public scrutiny. They are neither deviants nor superheroes. Rarely the subject of movies or newspaper headlines, regular guys aren?t fabulously wealthy, nor are their ambitions circumscribed. They contribute to society, raise their children, and respect other people. Nevertheless,... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 149.00
This volume examines the lives of prominent leaders from ancient Greece to the present. It explores how these leaders imposed their individual missions and mystiques on others, thereby fulfilling , and sometimes creating, distinct needs in their followers. more...
- SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 54.00
Careers Guidance in Context re-evaluates the concept of `a career' in the light of economic restructuring, globalization and the growth of information technology. It draws together up-to-date theories about guidance work and debates the importance of integrating theory and practice. more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 26.00
Three Canadians ? Lewis MacKenzie, Romeo Dallaire and Louise Arbour ? were at the centre of the two greatest tragedies of the 1990s. Two of them could have stopped the killing. One was asked to bring the perpetrators to justice. In this riveting, original and explosive book, Carol Off explores the failure of peacekeeping missions in Sarajevo and Rwanda,... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 25.00
In 1993, Canadian peacekeepers in Croatia were plunged into the most significant fighting Canada had seen since the Korean War. Their extraordinary heroism was covered up and forgotten. The ghosts of that battlefield have haunted them ever since. Canadian peacekeepers in Medak Pocket, Croatia, found no peace to keep in September 1993. They engaged... more...
- The New Press 2014; US$ 17.95
Carol Off is a co-host of CBC radio?s current affairs program As It Happens . One of Canada?s leading investigative journalists, she has won numerous awards for her CBC television documentaries set in Africa, Asia, and Europe. She lives in Toronto. more...