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- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
This book examines audiences? cognitive and affective responses to user-generated real media violence. Using Knockout Game videos, Antony examines the extent to which realism assessments interact with moral disengagement, and the (in)ability to empathize with victims of real media violence. more...
- Europa 2015; US$ 9.99
Springtime proffers fragrant temptations to the men and women of Naples. But evil also lurks in the sweet-smelling spring air. It is one week before Easter, Naples, 1932. At the high-class brothel in the center of town known as Paradiso, Viper, the most famous prostitute of all, is found dead. Suffocated with a pillow. Her last client swears that when... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 214.50
Professor Ian Shennan , also from the Department of Geography of Durham University, UK undertakes research on sea-level change, earthquakes and tsunami and the development of relevant scientific approaches and techniques. Professor Antony J Long , from the Department of Geography of Durham University, UK is a sea-level scientist with a particular... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
I see soil in a new light, and I wonder about my own lawn and garden. What have I sprinkled on my backyard? Is somebody using my home, my food, to recycle toxic waste? It seems unbelievable, outlandish -- but what if it's true? A riveting expose, Fateful Harvest tells the story of Patty Martin -- the mayor of a small Washington town called Quincy... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 44.99
The question "What can justify criminal punishment ?" becomes especially insistent at times, like our own, of penal crisis, when serious doubts are raised not only about the justice or efficacy of particular modes of punishment, but about the very legitimacy of the whole penal system. Recent theorizing about punishment offers a variety of... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 16.00
In the midst of the most disastrous economic climate of Wall Street?s history, one executive has weathered the storm more deftly than any other: Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase. In 2008, while Dimon?s competitors watched their companies crumble, JPMorgan not only survived, it made an astonishing $5 billion profit. Dimon?s continued... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 44.99
This wide-ranging and original book reappraises the role of genre, and genre theory, in British Romanticism. Analyzing numerous examples from 1760 to 1830, David Duff examines the generic innovations and experiments which propel the Romantic 'revolution in literature', but also the fascination with archaic forms such as the ballad, sonnet,... more...
- Picador 2007; US$ 8.99
George McLeod?s easy life turns to chaos when his bodybuilder cousin Buck Root returns to Minnesota with his sexy girlfriend Joy and her mother Livia, whose sense of reality blurs into the pages of a western novel. For the first time, George understands the rage to live life to its fullest?the rage that has consumed Joy, Buck Root, and Livia. With... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 75.00
When leaders and citizens in the United States articulate their core political beliefs, they often do so in terms of parenthood and family. But while the motives might be admirable, the results of such thinking are often corrosive to our democratic goals. In The Parent as Citizen , Brian Duff reveals how efforts to make the experience of parenthood... more...