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- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 17.99
The terrible 1984 famine in Ethiopia focused the world's attention on the country and the issue of aid as never before. Anyone over the age of 30 remembers something of the events - if not the original TV pictures, then Band Aid and Live Aid, Geldof and Bono. Peter Gill was the first journalist to reach the epicentre of the famine and one of the... more...
- Profile 2006; US$ 12.78
With 20 million dead and another 40 million infected, AIDS is the world's worst epidemic, but the catastrophe could have been prevented. This book shows how millions could have been saved and many millions more infections could have been prevented if the world had responded properly to the crisis. Peter Gill reveals how politicians and religious... more...
- Beautiful Books 2011; US$ 8.34
In The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, author Douglas Adams famously proposed that the answer to the question "What is the meaning of Life?" was the number 42. Why that number? Over the years, many theories have been put forward, but Adams steadfastly refused to clarify. It has taken a dedicated fan and investigator, Peter Gill, ten years to establish... more...
- Beautiful Books 2011; US$ 8.99
The perfect smartly funny companion read to the Hitchiker's Guide: In The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, author Douglas Adams famously proposed that the answer to the question What is the meaning of Life? was the number 42. Why that number? Over the years, many theories have been put forward, but Adams steadfastly refused to clarify. It... more...
- Faber and Faber 2012; US$ 13.11
Born into a bourgeois family, Misail determines to find a way to lead an honest life free from privilege. To his father's disapproval and bewilderment, he renounces his heritage and becomes a workman before moving to the country to manage the estate of the girl that he marries. Over the course of a long summer, his burning sense of injustice and deep... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95
Numerous allegations of abuse of power have been made against the domestic security intelligence agencies in the United Kingdom such as police special branches and MI5. These include the improper surveillance of trade unionists and peace activists, campaigns of mis-information against elected politicians and even the elimination' of people believed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 210.00
This book examines the role of strategic visions of future technological development in the evolution of market structure. This perspective offers a novel way of resolving some of the puzzles that have arisen in understanding the effects of rapid technology change and market structure. Strategic visions are seen to play a central role in corporate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 57.95
The perceived threat of 'transnational organized crime' to Western societies has been of huge interest to politicians, policy makers and social scientists over the last decade. This book considers the origins of this crime, how it has been defined and measured and the appropriateness of governments' policy responses. The contributors argue that while... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95
Over a decade on from the terrorist attacks of 9/11, intelligence continues to be of central importance to the contemporary world. Today there is a growing awareness of the importance of intelligence, and an increasing investment in it, as individuals, groups, organizations and states all seek timely and actionable information in order to increase... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 57.00
Doing Practitioner Research focuses on helping practitioners conduct research in their own organisations, and attention is given to the best methods for doing this effectively and sensitively. The authors have provided the perfect introduction to why practitioners are in the unique position to conduct research that improves professional practice. more...