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- R&L Education 2011; US$ 28.99
This book taps the best American thinkers to answer the essential American question: How do we sustain our experiment in government of, by, and for the people? Authored by an extraordinary and politically diverse roster of public officials, scholars, and educators, these chapters describe our nation's civic education problem, assess its causes,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 19.95
A general study of Jewish participation in American sports, which focuses specifically on baseball, boxing and basketball. The author refutes the assumption that Jewish tradition has not been positive about sporting activities. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 18.99
"Levine's stories are riveting and subtle, shot through with a muted wisdom and palpable compassion." ?Publisher's Weekly Tom Mahoney is the golden boy everyone knew in school: good-looking, charming, an athlete---sought after by women, the envy of men. His success in life seems a foregone conclusion. In The Appearance of a Hero, Tom navigates... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 32.99
A century ago, Americans launched a period of civic renewal and political reform. Today, amid deep dissatisfaction with our major institutions, there are signs that a new movement may revive the spirit of the original Progressive Era. Peter Levine draws inspiration from the great Progressive leader Robert M. La Follete, Sr., and his circle, which included... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 14.99
Peter Levine defends the principles that motivate today's best civic renewal efforts, shows that these experiments have already reached substantial scale, analyzes the opposition that they face, and proposes a strategy to turn them into a movement that can tackle America's most serious social problems. more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 29.99
In Ellis Island to Ebbets Field , Peter Levine vividly recounts the stories of Red Auerbach, Hank Greenberg, Moe Berg, Sid Luckman, Nat Holman, Benny Leonard, Barney Ross, Marty Glickman, and a host of others who became Jewish heroes and symbols of the difficult struggle for American success. From settlement houses and street corners, to Madison... more...
- Demos Medical Publishing 2008; US$ 19.95
Written for stroke survivors, their caregivers, and loved ones, Stronger After Stroke presents a new and more effective treatment philosophy that is startling in its simplicity: stroke survivors recover by using the same learning techniques that anyone uses to master anything. The book covers the basic techniques that can catapult stroke survivors... more...
- Demos Medical Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95
Stronger After Stroke puts the power of recovery in the reader's hands by providing simple to follow instructions for reaching the highest possible level of healing. Basic concepts are covered, including:.: Repetition of task-specific movements; Proper scheduling of practice; Challenges at each stage of recovery; Setting goals and recognizing when... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 18.99
Billions of dollars are spent on stroke-related rehabilitation research and treatment techniques but most are not well communicated to the patient or caregiver. As a result, many stroke survivors are treated with outdated or ineffective therapies. Stronger After Stroke puts the power of recovery in the reader's hands by providing simple to follow... more...