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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 8.99
An original and searching memoir from "one of America's finest essayists" (Phillip Lopate) When Scott Russell Sanders was four, his father held him in his arms during a thunderstorm, and he felt awe--"the tingle of a power that surges through bone and rain and everything." He says, "The search for communion with this power has run like a bright... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 55.00
As America's population ages and becomes more ethnically diverse, there is growing need for social workers to treat not only individuals afflicted with dementia and their families, but to also understand this illness through the eyes of different ethnic groups. This comprehensive volume provides practical guidance for social work professionals... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
This book looks at a sample of female drug addicts seeking recovery in Narcotics Anonymous (NA). Through working the Twelve Steps and by attending women-only groups, these women are able to confront the double standard that makes recovery from addiction especially difficult. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Professor Sanders? full-length study of Dionysius I, one of the most powerful figures of fourth-century BC Greece, is the first to appear in English, and marks an important reassessment of the ?tyrant? of Syracuse. Dionysius I regularly appears in the surviving historical accounts as a tyrant in the worst ? modern ? sense of the word: cruelty,... more...
- Manchester University Press 2007; US$ 95.00
This is the first full-length study of the screenwriter Troy Kennedy Martin, whose work for film and television includes Z Cars, The Italian Job, Kellys Heroes, The Sweeney, Reilly Ace of Spies and Edge of Darkness. With a career spanning six decades, Troy Kennedy Martin has seen the rise and fall of the television dramatist, making his... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 115.00
This pioneering book provides detailed analysis of scenes from nine British television dramas produced between 1954 and 2001. Taking dinner table scenes as a recurring motif, the study analyses changes in televisual style with reference to production practices, technology, aesthetic preferences, and social and institutional change. more...
- Harlequin (UK) Limited 2014; US$ 4.80
I marry a gorgeous executive, have a baby, lose all the weight (most of it)--and move to a fine house in the suburbs with a welcoming new church. Wait--did I say welcoming? One teeny waaah! and new mothers and their crying babies are exiled to a separate room. At least there's some enlightening conversation. Like about my husband and issues I didn't... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 199.00
This ebook presents a selection of papers featured at the 1st International Symposium on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development. In studies based across the globe, the authors explore a range of different aspects of corporate responsibility, including corporate approaches to engaging with issues such as social equity, environmental stewardship,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95
Explores the pragmatics of word play, using frameworks normally adopted in descriptive linguistics. Examines the structure of jokes, quips, riddles, asides, and the extent to which they can be universal and specific to one culture. more...