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  • Behavioral Addictionby An-Pyng Sun; Larry Ashley; Lesley Dickson

    Central Recovery Press, LLC 2013; US$ 18.95

    A reference manual that examines, defines, and presents behavioral addiction in a compelling discussion to practitioners, students, and general public. more...

  • Ghost Girlby Lesley Thomson

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 8.99

    A year after her father's death, the detective's daughter inherits a strange new case involving a haunting stack of photographs In a cold day in 1966, 10-year-old Mary Thornton is taking her little brother home from school in time for tea. But that afternoon will change Mary's life forever. She is about to become the only witness to her brother's... more...

  • The Detective's Secretby Lesley Thomson

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 9.99

    Stella Darnell was the detective's daughter. Now she's solving cases of her own.   Jack Harmon craves silence and a bird's eye view. From his new home in Palmyra Tower, he can raise binoculars to watch over west London. If he watches for long enough, he will learn who has secrets. He will learn who plans to kill. But Jack does not see everything.... more...

  • Civil Rightsby John Chesterman

    University of Queensland Press 2005; US$ 12.99

    Australians know very little about how Indigenous Australians came to gain the civil rights that other Australians had long taken for granted. One of the key reasons for this is the entrenched belief that civil rights were handed to Indigenous people and not won by them. In this book John Chesterman draws on government and other archival material... more...

  • On Definitenessby Andrew Chesterman

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 46.00

    This 1991 book proposes a new theory of definiteness in language. more...

  • Contrastive Functional Analysisby Andrew Chesterman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    Why is a raven like a writing-desk? The concept of similarity lies at the heart of this new book on contrastive analysis. Similarity judgements depend partly on properties of the objects being compared, and partly on what the person judging considers to be relevant to the assessment; similarity thus has both objective and subjective aspects. The author... more...

  • Memes of Translationby Andrew Chesterman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00

    Memes of Translation is a search for coherence in translation theory based on the notion of Memes: ideas that spread, develop and replicate, like genes. The author explores a wide range of ideas on translation, mapping the “meme pool” of translation theory with chapters on translation history, norms, strategies, assessment, ethics, and... more...

  • One Nation Under Surveillanceby Simon Chesterman

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 27.99

    What limits, if any, should be placed on a government's efforts to spy on its citizens in the name of national security? Spying on foreigners has long been regarded as an unseemly but necessary enterprise. Spying on one's own citizens in a democracy, by contrast, has historically been subject to various forms of legal and political restraint.... more...

  • While I Have Pedroby John Chesterman

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    This is a crime fiction story with a difference. Red Coltrane would love nothing more than to be a champion relay runner. But that dream disappeared when motor neurone disease took hold of his body. Red also has an intellectual disability, and he lives in supported accommodation with three other variously disabled men, including Johnny, whose prime... more...

  • Just War or Just Peace?by Simon Chesterman

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 64.99

    The question of the legality of humanitarian intervention is, at first blush, a simple one. The Charter of the United Nations clearly prohibits the use of force, with the only exceptions being self-defence and enforcement actions authorized by the Security Council. There are, however, long-standing arguments that a right of unilateral intervention... more...