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- NYU Press 2009; US$ 26.00
"Our schools suck." This is how many young people of color call attention to the kind of public education they are receiving. In cities across the nation, many students are trapped in under-funded, mismanaged and unsafe schools. Yet, a number of scholars and of public figures like Bill Cosby have shifted attention away from the persistence of school... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 12.68
Six Records of a Floating Life (1809) is an extraordinary blend of autobiography, love story and social document written by a man who was educated as a scholar but earned his living as a civil servant and art dealer. In this intimate memoir, Shen Fu recounts the domestic and romantic joys of his marriage to Yün, the beautiful and artistic girl he fell... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 41.95
Winner of the English Book Award, Grand Prix du Livre 2006 de la Ville de Sherbrooke. In this original and groundbreaking study, Winfried Siemerling examines the complexities of recognition and identity, rejecting previous nationalized thinking to approach North American cultural transformations from transnational and interdisciplinary perspectives.... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
Seeks to spread the concept of evidence based practice beyond the health sector. Librarians need to increase their reliance on sound evidence to support their programs and services. They also need to become more active in producing and publishing evidence for their peers and others outside the profession. This collection of articles examines the... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2005; US$ 32.00
This book focuses on the emerging historical relations between British television and film culture in the 1950s. Drawing upon archival research, it does this by exploring the development of the early cinema programme on television - principally Current Release (BBC, 1952-3), Picture Parade (BBC, 1956) and Film Fanfare (ABC, 1956-7) - and argues that... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 186.82
The present monograph defends a new, semantically transparent account of the comparative construction, which incorporates novel analyses of various phenomena related to the complex interdependencies between word-order, ellipsis and interpretation. In particular, the study discusses the implications of two central hypotheses: (i) Comparative... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 26.95
The book provides information and exercises to help practitioners improve their style of interacting with clients by setting clear boundaries, having a defined contract with them, communicating effectively and being a good listener, among other things. Suitable for complementary therapy practitioners and students in the field. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00
Su Xiaokang had faced calamity before: in 1989, after the Tiananmen Square massacre, he became the object of a government manhunt and was forced to flee China, leaving behind his wife and young son. Eventually his family was allowed to join him in exile in the United States, and he believed the worst was behind him. Then a terrible automobile accident... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Taiwan's Relations with Mainland China is the first book to deal with the role of Taiwan?s leadership politics, including the personal political styles of Lee Teng-hui and Chen Shui-bian, in the development of Taiwan?s mainland policy and the consequences for U.S.-Taiwan relations. Including analysis of the critical and volatile 1988-2004 period,... more...
- Steinkopff 2005; US$ 52.64
Die pathologische Brandstiftung ist seit über 200 Jahren Gegenstand intensiver forensisch-psychiatrischer Auseinandersetzungen. Die vorliegende Arbeit zeichnet die Diskussion von ihren Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart nach und gibt einen Überblick über sämtliche theoretische Konzeptionen und empirische Befunde. Anhand einer theoriegeleiteten Auswertung... more...