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  • Signs, Minds and Actionsby

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 111.00

    "This second of two volumes brings together invited papers of the 32nd International Wittgenstein Symposium (Kirchberg/W. (Austria), 2009). The collection not only contains articles related to some of Wittgenstein?s central arguments but also holds contributions that deal with the role and function of signs, as well as with the relations between language... more...

  • Chaos Organization and Disaster Managementby

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 119.95

    Chaos Organization and Disaster Management offers a scholarly survey of disaster response behavior and management in the face of natural and manmade catastrophe. The author provides a methodological and empirical platform from which to initiate a critical analysis of disaster management. Sparked by a unique field study of the Israeli experience during... more...

  • Macho Paradoxby

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006; US$ 19.99

    Violence against women is every man's issue. more...

  • IAB-Bibliothek 315by Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung der Bundesagentur für Arbeit (IAB); Susanne Koch; Peter Kupka; Joß Steinke

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2009; US$ 40.39

    Mit der Einführung des SGB II im Jahr 2005 wurden Arbeitslosen- und Sozialhilfe zur Grundsicherung für erwerbsfähige Hilfsbedürftige zusammengelegt. Ziel der Arbeitsmarktreformen war es auch, Leistungsempfänger zu aktivieren und möglichst schnell zu integrieren. Damit hat sich die Arbeitsmarktpolitik von einem bloßen Versorgungssystem entfernt und... more...

  • Con Menby 60 Minutes; Mike Wallace

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 11.99

    60 Minutes brings its award-winning journalistic skills and unmistakable broadcast style to the page, delving into its archives to present stories on one of the program's most popular subjects: the con man. Con Men exposes a truly eclectic group of swindlers and rogues: the extraordinary characters of ABSCAM, pyramid-scheme millionaires and stock-market... more...

  • The Trail of the Trampby A-No. 1

    Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 0.99

    It is recommended the reader drink moonshine before reading this hardnosed edition of A No. 1's hobo story cycle, which presents cautionary tales of clueless youth corrupted by the road. Lessons covered include "do unto others before they do unto you" and the difference between yeggars (who steal and rob) and plingers (a begging class). As is the case... more...

  • The Adventures of a Female Trampby A-No. 1

    Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 0.99

    First published in 1914, this detailed account of female hobos is a rare and beautiful example of early American storytelling. The Adventures of a Female Tramp is social history, presenting vagabond underground culture with humor, excitement and a flare for the dramatic. Each of the cross-country adventures are told by "the famous hobo" A. No. 1 who... more...

  • The Curse of Tramp Lifeby A-No. 1

    Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 0.99

    Published in 1912, The Curse of the Tramp is the third book in the series by A-No 1 "The Famous Tramp" who traveled 500,000 miles for only $7.61. This is a fabulous and true tour of prisons, train yards and railroads. more...

  • The Bowery Boysby PETER ADAMS

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 59.00

    In the decades before the Civil War, the miserable living conditions of New York City's lower east side nurtured the gangs of New York. This book tells the story of the Bowery Boys, one gang that emerged as part urban legend and part street fighters for the city's legions of young workers. Poverty and despair led to a gang culture that was easily politicized,... more...

  • Crime and the Justice System in Americaby GORDON ARMSTRONG; FRANK SCHMALLEGER

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 155.00

    An inter-disciplinary survey of crime and violence in America with historical perspective, but primary entry emphasis focused on the 20th century. Addressing specifically the period from 1960 to the present, this reference also projects into the 21st century with contemporary terminology covering aspects of violent crime, DNA evidence, terrorism, riots,... more...