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- Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 2012; US$ 16.99
Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 41.00
Government forces mean the notion of a 'community' school has become less defined by decisions on core curriculum. This collection explores the extent to which collective notions of school-community relations have prevented citizens from speaking openly about the tensions created where schools are imagined as communities. more...
- Pocket Books/Star Trek 2001; US$ 9.99
2239. Now a diplomat for the United Federation of Planets, Spock agrees to a bonding with Saavik, his former protégé and an accomplished Starfleet officer in her own right. More than a betrothal but less than a wedding, the sacred Vulcan rite is attended by both Spock's father, Sarek, and a nervous young Starfleet officer named Jean-Luc Picard. Plans... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 7.99
The Marines were told it was a simple peasant rebellion? but the mission proved to be far deadlier. . . . Gunny Charlie Bass isn?t the only Marine mystified by the order sending the entire 34th to put down a few seditious serfs on planet Kingdom. Rumors swirl of a deadly alien invasion. But few believe that such sentient beings exist. Except... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 158.00
Storytelling is an ancient practice known in all civilizations throughout history. Characters, tales, techniques, oral traditions, motifs, and tale types transcend individual cultures - elements and names change, but the stories are remarkably similar with each rendition, highlighting the values and concerns of the host culture. Examining the stories... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2015; Not Available
1960 in America and thirteen-year-old Sophie is frustrated. Her mother has sent her to spend summer with Grandmama on their family?s old estate in the sweltering bayous of southern Louisiana. Once a grand plantation, a hive of activity, it is now ramshackle, run down and all-but abandoned. Bored, lonely and far too hot, Sophie starts exploring.... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2010; US$ 9.00
How does fiscal policy fare in improving the underlying income distribution in Central America? We integrate the data from a number of existing tax and public expenditure studies for the countries in the region and find that the distributional effect of taxation is regressive but small. In contrast, the redistributive impact of social spending is large... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2008; US$ 9.00
Fiscal performance in Latin America looks much improved this decade compared to the 1980s or 1990s. Is this a "structural" improvement or likely to be transitory? This paper answers this question by estimating the relationship between non-commodity revenue and the economic cycle, and evaluating commodity revenues using alternative medium term commodity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
This book offers a timely discussion about the interventions and tensions between two contested and contentious fields, performance and phenomenology, with international case studies that map an emerging 21 st century terrain of critical and performance practice. Building on the foundational texts of both fields that established the performativity... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 7.99
Only a miracle can save them now. Luckily, they have one: the Marines. Like an invincible tidal wave of evil, the Dark Prince?s conquering armies roar across the land, leaving death and destruction in their wake. So far Marines Haft and Spinner have managed to stay one step ahead of the invaders, picking up hundreds of refugees and soldiers as... more...