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- Random House New Zealand 2012; US$ 10.49
Friendship, loyalties and values are thrown into confusion by a rape in this gritty YA novel. Smashed tells the story of three teenage friends, and how their friendship, loyalties and values are thrown into confusion when the main character's younger sister is raped by one of his best friends. His reaction sets in motion a "ripple effect", which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95
This volume, the first of it's kind, examines the role of women paleontologists and archaeologists in a field traditionally dominated by men. Women researchers in this field, have questioned many of the assumptions and developmental scenarios advanced by male scientists. As a result of such efforts, women have forged a more central role in models of... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2006; US$ 15.00
The Nazis discovered it. The Allies won the war with it. It conquered diseases, changed laws, and single-handedly launched the era of antibiotics. This incredible discovery was sulfa, the first antibiotic. In The Demon Under the Microscope , Thomas Hager chronicles the dramatic history of the drug that shaped modern medicine. Sulfa saved millions... more...
- MIRA 2012; US$ 6.99
Museum curator Grace McKenzie is shocked when she receives word that her ex-fiancÚ, Steven Hatfield, has been murdered. In his will, Steven has left her his art gallery in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Anticipating that she would turn down the bequest, he asked that she spend a week at the gallery before making her final decision. Motivated by a sense of... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 87.00
The 17th century was a time of significant cultural and political change. The era saw the rise of exploration and travel, the growth of the scientific method, and the spread of challenges to conventional religion. Many of these developments occurred in England and North America, and literature of the period reflects the intellectual and emotional... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 36.95
This informative book offers practical strategies for the protection of children that anyone involved in the life of a child will find indispensable. Providing the reader with an understanding of typical/normative sexual development in children, the author enables parents and teachers to recognize the warning signs of sexual abuse. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 44.95
This updated and expanded edition provides comprehensive coverage of the theory and practice of counselling survivors of child sexual abuse (CSA). In a reasoned and thoughtful approach, this book honestly addresses the complex issues in this important area of work, providing practical strategies valuable and new insights for counsellors. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 123.00
This book examines normative theories of civil society and deliberative democracy by using a case study of the East German 'citizen movements' that led the democratic opposition against the communist regime. These movements espoused political ideals and engaged in public activities with striking affinities to recent normative theoretical conceptions... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 15.00
A sweeping history of tragic genius, cutting-edge science, and the discovery that changed billions of lives?including your own. At the dawn of the twentieth century, humanity was facing global disaster. Mass starvation, long predicted for the fast-growing population, was about to become a reality. A call went out to the world?s scientists to find... more...
- International Labour Office 2006; US$ 26.95
More workers are crossing national borders to look for jobs than ever before. Many migrants seek overseas employment with the help of agents or intermediaries. These "merchants of labour" include relatives who finance a migrant's trip, provide housing and arrange for a job abroad; public employment services; and private recruitment agencies.... more...