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  • CPD: The Learning Classroomby Brian Boyd

    Hodder Education 2008; US$ 8.00

    The Continuing Professional Development series sets out to demystify professional development in education, and does so from a Scottish perspective. All books in the series approach their subject in an accessible manner that allows teachers and educators to perceive how continuing professional development can enhance job satisfaction - as well as making... more...

  • In Search of Respectby Philippe Bourgois

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 24.00

    This new edition brings this study of inner-city life up to date. more...

  • The Mother From Hell - She Murdered Her Daughters and Turned Her Sons into Murderersby Wensley Clarkson

    John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 5.82

    To friends and neighbours, Theresa Knorr was a devoted, loving mother struggling to bring up five children on her own. Little did they know that, behind closed doors, the same woman was driven by religious extremism, terrible paranoia and an all-consuming jealousy of her daughters? beauty that led to one of the worst cases of serial abuse in history.... more...

  • Society Murdersby Hilary Bonney

    Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 24.50

    The story of the 'society murders' that rocked a family, a class and a city to its very core. more...

  • Rachel and Her Childrenby Jonathan Kozol

    Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 13.95

    "Extraordinarily affecting....A very important book....To read and remember the stories in this book, to take them to heart, is to be called as a witness." THE BOSTON GLOBE There is no safety net for the millions of heartbroken refugees from the American Dream, scattered helplessly in any city you can name. RACHEL AND HER CHILDREN is an unforgettable... more...

  • Behind the Beautiful Foreversby Katherine Boo

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2012; US$ 20.99

    From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo comes a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the world?s most lively but treacherous cities. Annawadi is a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport and, as India... more...

  • The Terrorist Next Doorby Erick Stakelbeck

    Regnery Publishing 2011; US$ 27.95

    Al-Qaeda doesn?t care about “Hope? and “Change? The threat of terrorism in America, the Obama administration assures us, is contained and controlled. Recent attempted attacks like the Times Square bombing, the “underwear bombing? on a flight over Detroit, and the attack on a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Oregon were all isolated plots that... more...

  • Man Overboardby Joan Lownds

    Lyons Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    Joan Lownds, an award-winning reporter for the Greenwich Post and other Connecticut newspapers and magazines, has covered the honeymoon cruise murder since it broke.  more...

  • Routine Politics and Violence in Argentinaby Javier Auyero

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 24.00

    This book scrutinizes the series of food riots in Argentina in December 2001. more...

  • The Life You Can Saveby Peter Singer

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    For the first time in history, eradicating world poverty is within our reach. Yet around the world, a billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for bottled water. In  The Life You Can Save , Peter Singer uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples, and case studies of charitable giving to show that our current response... more...