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- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 17.00
Wal-Mart isn't just the world's biggest company, it is probably the world's most written-about. But no book until this one has managed to penetrate its wall of silence or go beyond the usual polemics to analyze its actual effects on its customers, workers, and suppliers. Drawing on unprecedented interviews with former Wal-Mart executives and a wealth... more...
- Free Press 2011; US$ 17.00
The water coming out of your kitchen tap is four billion years old and might well have been sipped by a Tyrannosaurus rex . Rather than only three states of water?liquid, ice, and vapor?there is a fourth, ?molecular water,? fused into rock 400 miles deep in the Earth, and that?s where most of the planet?s water is found. Unlike most precious resources,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 3.99
The behind-the-scenes report on how Wal-Mart has become arguably the most powerful force for environmental change anywhere. In his national bestseller The Wal-Mart Effect , award-winning journalist Charles Fishman penetrated the store?s once impenetrable wall of secrecy to chart Wal-Mart?s impact on workers, suppliers, communities, and even the way... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 19.18
Charles Fishman takes us into the heart of the biggest company on earth, ever, to show how the ?Wal-Mart effect? shapes lives everywhere, whether for cleaners in America, bicycle-makers in China or salmon farmers in Chile. Now Wal-Mart?s influence is so great it can determine everything from working practices to market forces themselves, Fishman asks:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.00
Enduring Change in Eating Disorders provides a unique perspective on the successful treatment of eating disorders, which are among the most debilitating and recalcitrant psychiatric diseases. Unique in the field, this book details effective Structural Family Therapy with qualitative follow-ups of up to 20 years. A practical approach providing concrete... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 38.99
Chapter 1 Introduction: A Public Sociology for Human Rights Chapter 2 The Local and the Global: Critical Globalization Studies Chapter 3 The Local and the Global: Cosmopolitan Citizenship Chapter 4 The Struggle for Global Society in a World System Chapter 5 A Movement Rising: Vision and Strategy from the Bottom Up Chapter 6 Neoliberal Globalization... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 33.99
As the age of globalization and New Media unite disparate groups of people in new ways, the continual transformation and interconnections between ethnicity, class, and gender become increasingly complex. This reader, comprised of a diverse array of sources ranging from the New York Times to the journals of leading research universities, explores these... more...