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- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 42.00
Presents an outline of major perspectives and traditions that are found in criminology. This book includes such topics as Anomie theory; Classical criminology; Critical criminology; Labeling theory; Positivism; Post-modernism; and, Subcultural theory. It is suitable for those in the field of criminology. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 29.95
Jack Coombs rose to deadball-era stardom as the ace of Connie Mack's Athletics, winners of back-to-back world championships in 1910 and 1911. One of the few players of his day to have graduated from college, Coombs debuted for the Athletics in 1906, fresh from Colby College. Within a few years, he was one of the best and best-known pitchers in... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 17.95
The turbulent occupation of Iraq has once again embroiled the United States military in an unconventional war. Chasing Ghosts is a study of unconventional warfare in American military history and its implications for the present and future. John J. Tierney examines America?s numerous past experiences with this type of warfare from the Revolutionary... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
Pioneering research psychologist Roy F. Baumeister collaborates with New York Times science writer John Tierney to revolutionize our understanding of the most coveted human virtue: self-control. Drawing on cutting-edge research and the wisdom of real-life experts, Willpower shares lessons on how to focus our strength, resist temptation, and redirect... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 15.98
Can you resist everything except temptation? In a hedonistic age full of distractions, it's hard to possess willpower - or in fact even understand why we should need it. Yet it's actually the most important factor in achieving success and a happy life, shown to be more significant than money, looks, background or intelligence. This book reveals the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95
Criminology: theory and context, third edition, expands upon the ideas presented in previous editions, while introducing new material on critical theory, feminism, masculinities, cultural criminology and postmodernism. The text has been thoroughly updated throughout to reflect key perspectives in contemporary criminological theory. Relevant updates... more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 29.95
Like other industrial nations, Japan is experiencing its own forms of, and problems with, internationalization and multiculturalism. This volume focuses on several aspects of this process and examines the immigrant minorities as well as their Japanese recipient communities. Multiculturalism is considered broadly, and includes topics often neglected... more...
- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 8.39
Millionen Motivationstrainer haben uns gesagt: Erfolg zu haben ist ganz einfach. Wir müssen nur an uns glauben. Aber warum sind dann immer noch so viele Menschen erfolglos und unzufrieden? Roy Baumeister und John Tierney kennen die Antwort. Auf der Grundlage neuer, bahnbrechender Forschungsergebnisse zeigen sie: Nicht positives Denken ist der Schlüssel... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 31.99
The second edition of The Sociology of Katrina again brings together the nation's top sociological researchers in an effort to catalogue and deepen our understanding of the modern catastrophe of Hurricane Katrina. The new edition has been updated and revised throughout, including data about recovery efforts and conditions, and discussions of... more...