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- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.16
Paul Farmer, a physician and anthropologist with twenty years of experience working in Haiti, Peru, and Russia, argues that promoting the social and economic rights of the world's poor is the most important human rights struggle of our time. In Pathologies of Power Farmer uses harrowing stories of life - and death - in extreme situations to link... more...
- Beacon Press 2008; US$ 16.00
In Closing the Food Gap , food activist and journalist Mark Winne poses questions too often overlooked in our current conversations around food: What about those people who are not financially able to make conscientious choices about where and how to get food? And in a time of rising rates of both diabetes and obesity, what can we do to make healthier... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 14.53
In this monumental volume, Henry Hampton and Steve Fayer draw upon nearly one thousand interviews with civil rights activists, politicians, reporters, Justice Department officials, and hundreds of ordinary people who took part in the struggle, weaving a fascinating narrative of the civil rights movement told by the people who lived it. more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 27.95
The images of human trafficking are all too often reduced to media tales of helpless young women taken by heavily accented, dark-skinned captors?but the reality is a far cry from this stereotype. In the Middle East, Dubai has been accused of being a hotbed of trafficking. Pardis Mahdavi, however, draws a more complicated and more personal picture... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
-Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2012 This acclaimed book by Steven Pinker, author of The Language Instinct and The Blank Slate , argues that, contrary to popular belief, humankind has become progressively less violent, over millenia and decades. Can violence really have declined? The images of conflict we see daily on our screens... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 16.00
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography, this is a brilliant writer?s account of a long, painful, ecstatic?and unreciprocated?affair with a country that has long fascinated the world. A foreign correspondent on a simple story becomes, over time and in the pages of this book, a lover of Haiti, pursuing the heart of this beautiful... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 44.95
The Police Manager gives practical, field-tested guidance to students and professionals who aspire to leadership roles in law enforcement, providing a comprehensive explanation of issues and challenges that they will face as police supervisors. The book is divided into four parts, covering historical and philosophical underpinnings, behavioral aspects... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 129.95
In the United States, around 20 percent of all Police-reported road crashes involve driver distraction as a contributing factor. The situation is similar in other countries. This book adds to the accumulating evidence-base on driver distraction and inattention. It provides important new perspectives on the definition and meaning of driver distraction... more...