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  • The United States Constitutionby Founding Fathers

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 0.99

    One of the most influential documents ever written, the U.S. Constitution delineates not only the basic structure of the entire federal government, but also limns the democratic principles and philosophies that made the American experiment such a radical departure from other countries. This version contains the original seven Articles. more...

  • When Mystical Creatures Attack!by Kathleen Founds

    University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 16.00

    In When Mystical Creatures Attack! , Ms. Freedman?s high school English class writes essays in which mystical creatures resolve the greatest sociopolitical problems of our time. Students include Janice Gibbs, ?a feral child with excessive eyeliner and an anti-authoritarian complex that would be interesting were it not so ill-informed,? and Cody Splunk,... more...

  • Gagner sa vie en se faisant plaisirby Chine Lanzmann; Laurent Edel

    JC Lattès 2006; Not Available

    Depuis la sortie de leur premier livre en 2004, Laurent Edel et Chine Lanzmann ont continué à repérer dans le monde des entrepreneurs qui ont « inventé » de nouveaux métiers ou développé un nouvel art de travailler. Parmi les 400 idées recensées, ils en ont gardé et présenté 200 : nouvelles entreprises, associations, métiers, produits à importer?Leur... more...

  • Pourquoi lui ? Pourquoi elle ? Nos couples nous guérissentby Danièle Chinès; Monique Fradot

    JC Lattès 2005; Not Available

    Un couple, c?est la rencontre de deux êtres qui se choisissent. Notre choix est-il totalement conscient ? N?y a-t-il pas, au-delà de ce qui nous fascine chez l?autre, l?espoir inconscient qu?il répare notre histoire, qu?il nous guérisse de nos manques ? En décortiquant les histoires d?amour de quelques couples ordinaires et extraordinaires, les auteurs... more...

  • Enriched Composition and Inference in the Argument Structure of Chineseby Ren Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    As with many other languages, Mandarin Chinese exhibits a rich variety of ways in expressing the arguments of the predicator in a sentence. Unlike other languages, such variation is typically devoid of any formal marking. Previous attempts in explaining such phenomena usually focus on the syntax as an explanatory tool. This book argues that a large... more...

  • Tradition of the Law and Law of the Tradition: Law, State, and Social Control in Chinaby Xin Ren

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 132.00

    Traditionally, social theorists in the West have structured models of state social control according to the tenet that socialization is accomplished by means of external controls on behavior: undesirable actions are punished and desirable actions result either in material reward or a simple respite from the oppressive attentions of an authoritarian... more...

  • Neoliberalism and Culture in China and Hong Kongby Hai Ren

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    This book examines the period leading up to the Hong Kong handover in 1997 - the 'countdown of time', and by using iconic cultural symbols such as the countdown clock, the Hong Kong Museum exhibitions and cultural heritage sites, argues that China has undergone a transition to neoliberal state, in part through its reunification with Hong Kong. The... more...

  • Building Globalizationby Xuefei Ren

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 34.00

    From the years 2004 to 2008, Beijing and Shanghai witnessed the construction of an extraordinary number of new buildings, many of which were designed by architectural firms overseas. Combining ethnographic fieldwork, historical research, and network analysis, Building Globalization closely scrutinizes the growing phenomenon of transnational architecture... more...

  • Biodegradable Poly (Lactic Acid)by Jie Ren

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 169.00

    Highly illustrated, this book describes the preparation, modification, processing and the research and applications of biodegradable poly (lactic acid), which belong to the biomedical and environment-friendly materials. more...

  • The Middle Class in Neoliberal Chinaby Hai Ren

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Since the late 1970s, China?s move towards neoliberalism has made it not only one of the world?s fastest growing economies, but also one of the most polarised states. This economic, social and political transformation has led to the emergence of a new Chinese middle class, and understanding the development and the role of this new social group is... more...