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- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
Youth and identity politics figure prominently in this provocative study of personal and collective memory in Madagascar. A deeply nuanced ethnography of historical consciousness, it challenges many cross-cultural investigations of youth, for its key actors are not adults but schoolchildren. Lesley Sharp refutes dominant assumptions that African children... more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96
Strange Harvest illuminates the wondrous yet disquieting medical realm of organ transplantation by drawing on the voices of those most deeply involved: transplant recipients, clinical specialists, and the surviving kin of deceased organ donors. In this rich and deeply engaging ethnographic study, anthropologist Lesley Sharp explores how these parties... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1993; US$ 26.50
Stars of Tagai is about life among the blue-water people of the Torres Strait Islands ? the title is drawn from the myth of Tagai which belongs to all Torres Strait Islanders. The book explores the changing life of these sea people, their creation and re-creation of identity, and their unique sea culture rich in meaning and custom. Covering the period... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 31.81
A fascinating insight into the culture of the saltwater peoples of northern Australian coasts, their profound knowledge of and attachment to their sea country, how this endured despite dislocation and repression, and how this has shaped their values and relations with territory - with telling contrasts to our own western institutions and their origins. more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 62.95
Every customer-facing corporation has at least one call center. In the United States, call centers handle a billion calls per year. Call Center Operation gives you complete coverage of the critical issues involved in the design, implementation, organization, and management of a customer call center. Sharp provides information on advanced technology... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 34.00
Special! Do the children in your class need help with language and listening skills? Lots of ideas and suggestions for activities using and encouraging talk in the classroom make this book a lively, practical guide to encouraging young children to develop their verbal reasoning skills and to communicate more effectively. There is advice... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 169.00
This book introduces the reader to the principles used in a broad selection of modern data communication prools and basic algorithms for use in distributed applications, including not only simple point-to-point data transfer prools but also multi-party prools and prools for ensuring data security. The presentation uses CSP notation to give a concise... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 42.95
Thirty Three Ways to Help with Numeracy equips teachers and teaching assistants with a wide range of practical resources to help children who are having difficulties learning the basic skills of numeracy. By providing a range of activities and games which engage children and encourage motivation in the classroom, the book provides ready-to-use exercises... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
The world's most famous choreographer becomes infatuated with a coltish young dancer who proves both siren and muse. A rising star plunges into an affair with a principal but finds that ecstasy on the stage can't be surpassed in the bed. A dying legend reflects on the evanescent beauty of a life of gesture, lost to everything but memory. Each bittersweet... more...