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  • Städtische Problemdiskurseby Marlon Barbehön; Sybille Münch; Michael Haus; Hubert Heinelt

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 41.61

    Die interpretative Wende in der Policy-Forschung mit ihrem Interesse an der kontextgebundenen Konstruktion von Problemen hat in der lokalen Politikforschung bislang kaum Einzug erhalten. Von der Stadt als narrativem Resonanzboden auszugehen, vor dessen Hintergrund politische Probleme auf spezifische Weise diskursiv konstruiert werden, ist bisher allenfalls... more...

  • Abschied von 9/11?by Ursula Hennigfeld; Stephan Packard

    Frank & Timme 2013; US$ 38.17

    Dieser Band fragt, ob ein Abschied von 9/11 in jüngeren Medienangeboten nicht nur möglich sei, sondern wie er durch bestimmte mediale Verfahren gezielt möglich gemacht wird. Wie hören Medien auf, von der Katastrophe zu erzählen? Die Beiträge aus Geistes-, Kultur- und Medienwissenschaften untersuchen, was geblieben, was verschwunden ist und welche Veränderungen... more...

  • Gamelifeby Michael W. Clune

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 32.99

    Portrait of the artist as a young gamer. Gamelife is part memoir of childhood in the eighties, part meditation on the imaginative world of computer games?and altogether wonderful, luminous and profound. Michael Clune's first computer game is the text-based adventure 'Suspended' in which the player types commands, directing robots to save the planet... more...

  • Detectiveby Tom Connolly

    The O'Brien Press 2015; US$ 16.03

    Tom Connolly worked up to the highest ranks of the Garda Síochána in a career that spanned four decades. Starting in a small rural town in 1955, he got to know all the characters, petty thieves and concerned citizens. He became a local dective, and was then promoted to the national detective division, becoming central to cases that made the headlines... more...

  • Überleben oder Zufallby René Antoine Fayette

    tredition 2015; US$ 2.78

    Dieses Buch ist nicht für die üblichen militärischen Einzelkämpfer, Extremsportler oder Antarktisexpeditions-Teilnehmer gedacht, sondern für die ganz normalen Bürgerinnen und Bürger. Wenn Sie sich dieses Buch finanziell leisten können, dann können Sie sich auch manche Dinge leisten, die Sie die nächsten Jahre und Jahrzehnte in den Keller einlagern.... more...

  • Motby Sarah Einstein; John Philip Santos

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    At forty, Sarah Einstein is forced to face her own shortcomings. In the wake of an attempted sexual assault, she must come to terms with the facts that she is not tough enough for her job managing a local drop-in center for adults with mental illness and that her new marriage is already faltering. Just as she reaches her breaking point, she meets Mot... more...

  • Hate Crimes: A Reference Handbook, 3rd Editionby Donald Altschiller

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    With the first two editions widely praised by reviewers, Hate Crimes: A Reference Handbook, Third Edition remains the most comprehensive reference source on bias-motivated violence committed in the United States. The book contains vital history on hate crime legislation, provides a detailed chronology of recent events, and offers the most up-to-date... more...

  • Rape Unresolvedby Dee Smythe

    University of Cape Town Press 2016; US$ 22.99

    More than 1,000 women are raped in South Africa every day. Around 150 of those women will report the crime to the police. Fewer than 30 of the cases will be prosecuted and no more than 10 will result in a conviction. This translates into an overall conviction rate of 4-8 per cent of reported cases. What happens to all the other cases? Rape Unresolved... more...

  • The Education-Drug Use Connectionby Jerald G. Bachman

    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2007; US$ 39.95

    Tackles an issue in adolescent development and health - the education-drug use connection. This book examines the links and likely causal connections between educational experiences, delinquent behavior, and adolescent use of tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine. more...

  • Social Work and Social Care Practiceby Ian O'Connor; Mark Hughes; Danielle Turney; Jill Wilson; Deborah Setterlund

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 43.00

    `A useful framework for practice to accompany undergraduate learning, and also the post-qualifying consolidation of social work knowledge, theory, and skills' - Dr Patricia Higham This lively and engaging textbook is an adaptation of the bestselling introductory social work book available in Australia. This edition has been thoroughly revised... more...