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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 34.95
'Richly documented and convincingly presented' -- New Society Mods and Rockers, skinheads, video nasties, designer drugs, bogus asylum seeks and hoodies. Every era has its own moral panics. It was Stanley Cohen?s classic account, first published in the early 1970s and regularly revised, that brought the term ?moral panic? into widespread discussion.... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 36.39
For Stanley Cohen, baseball is the prism through which he views the events of the last seventy years. In The Man in the Crowd, Cohen chronicles America?s changing mood and lifestyle from the years of World War II through the silent generation of the fifties, the revolutionary turmoil of the sixties through the social decay of the seventies, the excess... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95
Blocking out, turning a blind eye, shutting off, not wanting to know, wearing blinkers, seeing what we want to see ... these are all expressions of 'denial'. Alcoholics who refuse to recognize their condition, people who brush aside suspicions of their partner's infidelity, the wife who doesn't notice that her husband is abusing their daughter - are... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 14.99
A Magic Summer tells of that remarkable season by chronicling the major events as viewed twenty years later. Interviews conducted twenty years after with members of the teamSeaver, Ryan, McGraw, and othersprovide immediacy and, with that, fascinating updates and insights. This is a unique record and celebration of a season that Mets fansand all... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99
One of Sports Illustrated ?s Top 100 Sports Books of All Time: The riveting story of the point-shaving scandal that shook college basketball to its core It was the ultimate Cinderella sports story. Unranked heading into the 1949?50 season, the City College basketball team delighted their hometown of New York City and shocked the rest of America... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 24.99
A landmark in the fight against the death penalty. Extensively researched and brilliantly written . . . The Wrong Men is a gem.? Martin Garbus, criminal defense attorney Every day, innocent men across America are thrown into prison, betrayed by a faulty justice system, and robbed of their liveseither by decades-long sentences or the death penalty... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 69.95
From sexual fantasies to holidays this marvellous book charts our escape attempts. In a series of dazzling commentaries the authors reveal the ordinary and extraordinary ways in which we seek to defy the despair of the breakfast table and the office But the book is much more than a first-rate cartography of everyday life. It crackles with important... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99
America?s greatest professional billiards player tells the story of his legendary life and career?from his days as a child prodigy to his record-breaking run of world championships Willie Mosconi?s father never wanted him to play billiards. At night, the boy would lie awake listening to the clatter of balls downstairs in the family pool hall,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
Biology of the Lymphokines discusses the scope and diversity of lymphokine research. This book focuses on the studies on lymphokines, such as those involving cellular source, chemical nature, purification strategies, and bioassay limitations. The mechanism of lymphokine action, lymphokines in vivo, and value of lymphokine quantitations are also covered.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Mathematical Models of Attitude Change, Volume 1: Change in Single Attitudes and Cognitive Structure presents the mathematical models that address the existing verbal attitude change theories, which are translated into families of mathematical models. This book discusses the two types of attitude change, namely, the attitude toward the object of the... more...