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- University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95
This provocative study examines the role of today?s Russian Orthodox Church in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Russia has one of the fastest-growing rates of HIV infection in the world?80 percent from intravenous drug use?and the Church remains its only resource for fighting these diseases. Jarrett Zigon takes the reader into a Church-run treatment center... more...
- Temple University Press 2013; US$ 25.95
Looking at their photo of railroad tracks, a group of preteen students in South Central Los Angeles see either "a way out of the ghetto," or a "dirty, bad environment." Such are the impressions expressed in the poignant "We Live in the Shadow": Inner-City Kids Tell Their Stories through Photographs . In Elaine Bell Kaplan's perceptive book,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 79.00
There is no better way to understand the 1960s than to read key speeches and texts from the decade, experiencing firsthand writings that capture a signature sense of passion and conviction. That is exactly the approach taken by this book as it analyzes major protest movements of the era, including the Vietnam War protests, the Civil Rights Movement,... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 4.99
Do you remember trying to solve the Rubik?s cube whilst dressed in your He-Man picture pyjamas? Did you try to make ?cool? sound effects with your mouth like Jones from Police Academy? Or maybe you swooned over Scott and Charlene?s (aka Jason and Kylie?s) wedding of the year? If that sounds like you, there?s no mistaking you were a child of the eighties.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2006; US$ 6.79
50+ is a call to arms. It's a groundbreaking look at the revolution that's going on right now among seventy-eight million American baby boomers. From age 50+ on up, Americans are refusing to rock away their retirement. They're starting new careers, rallying for causes close to their hearts, raising grandchildren, becoming more active in their communities,... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2010; US$ 20.95
This book is about a new possibility for us together to discover the real basis for a satisfying life. It is a life that becomes possible when we join our neighbors in creating a community that nurtures our family and makes us useful citizens. We are besieged by messages from consumer society telling us that we are insufficient, that we must purchase... more...
- Hodder Education 2013; US$ 23.98
This series has taken the clarity, accessibility, reliability and in-depth analysis of our best-selling Access to History series and tailor-made it for the History IB Diploma. more...
- PM Press 2012; US$ 9.99
To better understand the impact of social movements in recent years, this analysis distinguishes strategies of social change into two parts: organizing, which is characteristic of the 1960s movement in the United States, and accompaniment, which was articulated by Archbishop Óscar Romero of El Salvador. Both are valuable tools for understanding and... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 9.11
Wie verhandeln Jugendliche in alltäglichen Lebenszusammenhängen das Verhältnis von Geschlecht und sexueller Orientierung? Unter dieser zentralen Fragestellung werden in der Studie empirische Ergebnisse vorgestellt, die Gender/Queer Studies, bildungswissenschaftliche Perspektiven und politische Bildungspraxis verbinden. Die Analyse der Mikropolitiken... more...