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  • Decision Cases for Advanced Social Work Practiceby Terry A. Wolfer; Lori D Franklin; Karen A Gray

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    These fifteen cases take place in child welfare, mental health, hospital, hospice, domestic violence, refugee resettlement, veterans? administration, and school settings and reflect individual, family, group, and supervised social work practice. They confront common ethical and treatment issues and raise issues regarding practice interventions, programs,... more...

  • Autism's False Prophetsby Paul A. Offit

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 16.99

    A London researcher was the first to assert that the combination measles-mumps-rubella vaccine known as MMR caused autism in children. Following this "discovery," a handful of parents declared that a mercury-containing preservative in several vaccines was responsible for the disease. If mercury caused autism, they reasoned, eliminating it from a... more...

  • Anatheismby Richard Kearney

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 24.99

    Has the passing of the old God paved the way for a new kind of religious project, a more responsible way to seek, sound, and love the things we call divine? Has the suspension of dogmatic certainties and presumptions opened a space in which we can encounter religious wonder anew? Situated at the split between theism and atheism, we now have the opportunity... more...

  • A Tragedy of Democracyby Greg Robinson

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 24.99

    The confinement of some 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II, often called the Japanese American internment, has been described as the worst official civil rights violation of modern U. S. history. Greg Robinson not only offers a bold new und more...

  • Designing for Growthby Tim Ogilvie; Jeanne Liedtka

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 28.99

    Jeanne Liedtka and Tim Ogilvie educate readers in one of the hottest trends in business development: "design thinking," or the ability to turn abstract ideas into practical applications for maximal business growth. Jeanne Liedtka's recent book, The Catalyst: How YOU Can Lead Extraordinary Growth , was named a Top Innovation and Design Thinking Book... more...

  • The Impossible Stateby Wael B. Hallaq

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Wael B. Hallaq boldly argues that the “Islamic state,? judged by any standard definition of what the modern state represents, is both an impossible and inherently self-contradictory concept. Comparing the legal, political, moral, and constitutional histories of pre-modern Islam and Euro-America, he finds the adoption and practice of the modern state... more...

  • The Designing for Growth Field Bookby Jeanne Liedtka; Tim Ogilvie; Rachel Brozenske

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    In Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Tool Kit for Managers (D4G), Jeanne Liedtka and Tim Ogilvie showed how design can boost innovation and drive growth. In this companion guide, also suitable as a stand-alone project workbook, the authors provide a step-by-step framework for applying the D4G toolkit and process to a particular project, systematically... more...

  • The Sports Filmby Bruce Babington

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    After covering the genre's early history and theorizing its general characteristics, this volume then focuses on specific instances of sports films, such as the biopic, the sports history film, the documentary, the fan film, the boxing film, and explores issues such as gender, race, spectacle and silent comedy. Four major films are then closely analysed... more...

  • The Collapse of Western Civilizationby Naomi Oreskes; Erik M. Conway

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    The year is 2393, and a senior scholar of the Second People's Republic of China presents a gripping and deeply disturbing account of how the children of the Enlightenment, the political and economic elites of the so-called advanced industrial societies, entered into a Penumbral period in the early decades of the twenty-first century, a time when sound... more...

  • Bio-picsby Ellen Cheshire

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    Bio-pics: A Life in Pictures offers a series of case studies which throw light on this most unique of genres. Is the bio-pic a genre in its own right? Or are such films merely footnotes in other more traditional genres such as the western or costume drama, depending on the historical figure under scrutiny. Unlike other genre forms bio-pics seemingly... more...