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- Beacon Press 2011; US$ 15.00
Mind-opening writing on what kids need from school, from one of education?s most outspoken voices Almost no writer on schools asks us to question our fundamental assumptions about education and motivation as boldly as Alfie Kohn. The Washington Post says that ?teachers and parents who encounter Kohn and his thoughts come away transfixed, ready... more...
- Atlantic Books 2010; US$ 6.99
Wherever he goes, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard is asked to explain what meditation is, how it is done and what it can achieve. In this authoritative and inspiring book, he sets out to answer these questions. Matthieu Ricard shows that practising meditation can change our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. He talks us through... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 9.99
CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest classes. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions. From planes, points, and postulates to squares, spheres, and slopes — and everything in between — CliffsQuickReview Geometry can help... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
Fighting for First Amendment rights is as popular a pastime as ever, but just because you can get on your soapbox doesn't mean anyone will be there to listen. Town squares have emptied out as shoppers decamp for the megamalls; gated communities keep pesky signature gathering activists away; even most internet chatrooms are run by the major media companies.... more...
- Atria Books 2006; US$ 15.99
Most parenting guides begin with the question "How can we get kids to do what they're told?"--and then proceed to offer various techniques for controlling them. In this truly groundbreaking book, nationally respected educator Alfie Kohn begins instead by asking "What do kids need--and how can we meet those needs?" What follows from that question are... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 30.99
Frequenting gun shops and shooting ranges, and devoting particular attention to those whose interest in weaponry extends beyond casual, Abigail Kohn captures in detail how gun owners actually think and feel about their guns, cutting through the cliches that portray shooters as 'gun nuts' or potential terrorists. more...
- ASCD 2006; US$ 23.95
In this 10th anniversary edition of an ASCD best seller, author Alfie Kohn reflects on his innovative ideas about replacing traditional discipline programs, in which things are done to students to control how they act, with a collaborative approach, in which we work with students to create caring communities. Features a new afterword by the author. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 114.99
This title offers a complete annotated translation of the 'Fengdao Keije', accompanied by three introductory chapters that outline the development of Daoist organisations, discuss the date and compilation of the work, and introduce key issues of terminology and world view. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 13.99
Trust lies at the heart of our relationships, our society and our everyday lives. From fascinating puzzles about the biological origins of trust, to the wider social and political implications of trust in human society, this short but thought-provoking book explores how trust works, what makes it possible, and why it matters more than ever today. -... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 187.00
Litigator, teacher, and scholar Stephen Kohn presents a comprehensive, unified examination of the 35 federal laws that protect whistleblowers and their rights, plus the common law protections available in each of the 50 states. For the first time in one easily accessed volume, readers will find the basic principles upon which all whistleblower law... more...