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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95
En el año 2000, cuando el PRI dejó al fin la presidencia de México, en el noreste del país nacieron Los Zetas, una banda que entonces parecía una anécdota fugaz dentro del mundo del narco. Doce años después, el PRI regresa al poder y Los Zetas parecen eternos mientras libran una guerra contra el cártel de Sinaloa, la organización criminal más fortalecida... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
This book analyses the way that HIV/AIDS is often narrativised and represented in contemporary world cultures, as well as the different strategies of remembrance deployed by different (sub)cultural groups affected by the illness. Through a close study of a variety of cultural texts; including cinema, literature, theatre, art and photography amongst... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Shedding light on the relationship between violence and contemporary society, this volume explores the distinctive but little-known theories of violence in the work of Georges Bataille and Jean Baudrillard, applying these to a range of violent events - events often labelled inexplicable - in order to show how even the most extreme of acts... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Examining the mimetic theory of René Girard, this book investigates the development of society as a result of an original crime (a murder) that shaped the way the earliest humans organized the social structures we live with today - an analysis that reveals the dangerous structure of the most basic social relationships. With attention to family... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
They are voices that have been silent for centuries: those of captives and refugees, widows and orphans, the blind and infirm, and the underclass of the "working poor." Now, for the first time, the voices of the poor in the Middle Ages come to life in this moving book by historian Mark Cohen. A companion to Cohen's other volume, Poverty and Charity... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 24.95
This succinct but absorbing book covers the main way stations on James Reasons 40-year journey in pursuit of the nature and varieties of human error. He presents an engrossing and very personal perspective, offering the reader exceptional insights, wisdom and wit as only James Reason can. A Life in Error charts the development of his seminal... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
This book explores the possibilities and difficulties of living with HIV and ARVs, or antiretroviral treatment, today. It draws on HIV-positive people's stories from both the UK and the South African epidemics and offers a deep understanding of the continuing difficulties of living with HIV and the effective strategies for coping that have evolved.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
Information technology offers powerful tools to facilitate and to assist learning across the whole curriculum; the computer is certainly the most significant development in educational technology in the twentieth century. History may be thought of as a staid and perhaps tradition-bound subject, more resistant to change than some areas. Yet in history... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 84.99
Breaking Bad : Critical Essays on the Contexts, Politics, Style, and Reception of the Television Series , edited by David P. Pierson, examines the social contexts, cultural politics, and visual, aural, and narrative style of AMC's original series Breaking Bad. This collection of critical essays explores such topics as neo-liberalism, spatiality... more...