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  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, Second Editionby Zindel V. Segal; J. Mark G. Williams; John D. Teasdale; Jon Kabat-Zinn

    Guilford Publications 2012; US$ 60.00

    This bestselling work, now in a new edition, has introduced tens of thousands of clinicians to mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) for depression, an 8-week program with proven effectiveness. Step by step, the authors explain the "whys" and "how-tos" of conducting mindfulness practices and cognitive interventions that have been shown to bolster... more...

  • Performance-Based Gear Metrologyby William D. Mark

    Wiley 2012; US$ 129.00

    A mathematically rigorous explanation of how manufacturing deviations and damage on the working surfaces of gear teeth cause transmission-error contributions to vibration excitations Some gear-tooth working-surface manufacturing deviations of significant amplitude cause negligible vibration excitation and noise, yet others of minuscule amplitude... more...

  • George Washington and the Origins of the American Presidencyby Mark J. Rozell; William D. Pederson; Frank J. Williams

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 125.00

    This collection of essays is a retrospective analysis of the Washington administration's importance to the understanding of the modern presidency. The text also looks at different aspects of presidential powers, and at Washington's varying press coverage. more...

  • Watchmen and Philosophyby William Irwin; Mark D. White

    Wiley 2009; US$ 18.95

    Alan Moore's Watchmen is set in 1985 and chronicles the alternative history of the United States where the US edges dangerously closer to nuclear war with the Soviet Union. Within this world exists a group of crime busters, who don elaborate costumes to conceal their identity and fight crime, and an intricate plot to kill and discredit these "superheroes."... more...

  • Iron Man and Philosophyby William Irwin; Mark D. White

    Wiley 2010; US$ 19.95

    The first look at the philosophy behind the Iron Man comics and movies, timed for the release of Iron Man 2 in March 2010 On the surface, Iron Man appears to be a straightforward superhero, another rich guy fighting crime with fancy gadgets. But beneath the shiny armor and flashy technology lies Tony Stark, brilliant inventor and eccentric playboy,... more...

  • The Avengers and Philosophyby William Irwin; Mark D. White

    Wiley 2012; US$ 18.95

    An engaging look at the philosophical underpinnings of Earth's Mightiest Heroes Avengers assemble! Tackling intriguing dilemmas and issues that no single great philosopher can withstand, this powerful book enlists the brainpower of an A-list team of history's most prominent thinkers to explore the themes behind the action of Marvel Comics' all-star... more...

  • Downton Abbey and Philosophyby William Irwin; Mark D. White

    Wiley 2012; US$ 4.99

    A unique philosophical look at the hit television series Downton Abbey Who can resist the lure of Downton Abbey and the triumphs and travails of the Crawley family and its servants? We admire Bates's sense of honor, envy Carson's steadfastness, and thrill to Violet's caustic wit. Downton Abbey and Philosophy draws on some of history's most... more...

  • Superman and Philosophyby William Irwin; Mark D. White

    Wiley 2013; US$ 17.95

    Go beyond the cape and into the mind of the Man of Steel, in time for release of Zack Snyder's Man of Steel movie and Superman's 75th anniversary He has thrilled millions for 75 years, with a legacy that transcends national, cultural, and generational borders, but is there more to the Man of Steel than just your average mythic superhero in a... more...

  • World War II in the Pacificby William A. Renzi; Mark D. Roehrs

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    World War II laid the groundwork for much of the international system that exists today, especially in the Pacific Rim. This brief but comprehensive survey of the War in the Pacific incorporates both United States and Japanese perspectives, providing a global approach to the Asian theater of the conflict. Drawing on decades of new scholarship and written... more...

  • Race And Ethnicity In A Welfare Societyby Charlotte Williams; Mark R D Johnson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 47.00

    This book considered major transformations in the delivery and practices of welfare their implications for the engagement, access and participation of ethnic minorities, as well as covering issues of race and ethnicity within the context of a variety of welfare policy arenas. The book suggests ways that welfare practices could be transformed to incorporate... more...