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  • There is a Gunman on Campusby Ben Agger; Timothy W. Luke; Stanley Aronowitz; William Ayers; Ben Agger; Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz; Carolyn Guertin; Gwen Hunnicutt; Douglas Kellner; Michael Kimmel; Neal King; Steve Kroll-Smith; Charles Lemert; Matthew A. Levy; Timothy W. Luke; Patricia Nickel; Stephen Pfohl

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 33.99

    On April 16, 2007, a Virginia Tech student killed 32 of his classmates and professors and then turned the gun on himself. The media focused their power and our attention on the campus, the students and faculty of Virginia Tech, and the gunman and his victims. But we have yet to understand fully what happened in Blacksburg. There is a Gunman on Campus... more...

  • The Racketby Gideon Haigh

    Melbourne University Press 2008; US$ 13.19

    A generation ago in Australia, abortion was a crime. It was also the basis of one of the country's most lucrative and longest-lasting criminal rackets. The Racket describes the rise and fall of an extraordinary web of influence, which culminated in the landmark ruling that made abortion legal, and a public inquiry that humiliated a powerful government... more...

  • PTSDby Jerry Lembcke

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99

    This book offers a historical and cultural study of war-trauma diagnoses dating from Shell Shock in WWI, through its reformulation as PTSD in the post-Vietnam War years, and then to its enhancement with traumatic brain injury in the twenty-first century. more...

  • Path of Bloodby Thomas Small; Jonathan Hacker

    Simon & Schuster UK 2014; US$ 29.99

    Path of Bloodtells the gripping and horrifying true story of the underground army which Osama Bin Laden created in order to attack his number one target: his home country, Saudi Publishing in paperback to coincide with the documentary film release, Path of Bloodtells the horrifying true story of the underground army which Osama Bin Laden created in... more...

  • My Scotland, Our Britainby Gordon Brown

    Simon & Schuster UK 2014; US$ 13.99

    My Scotland, Our Britain: A Future Worth Sharingis a highly personal account of Gordon Brown's Scotland, the nation he was born in, and our Britain, the multinational state that the Scots, English, Welsh and Northern Irish have created and share. Laying bare his family's ancestry over 300 years of the Union and explaining how it shaped his background,... more...

  • Reconciliationby Benazir Bhutto

    Simon & Schuster UK 2014; US$ 12.99

    Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, the chairperson of the Pakistan People's Party, was seen as vital to that country's future. In exile for years, in late 2007 she felt the time had come to actively re-engage and to return to the country she loved. Part of that process was a clear-eyed assessment of where Pakistan was, and of the nature of its relationship... more...

  • Gesundheit und Führungsverhaltenby Rosa Kaufmann

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70

    ?Selbstverständlich führe ich auf gesunde Weise?, werden viele Führungskräfte bekunden. Bei genauerer Betrachtung wird jedoch deutlich: Den meisten ist nicht bewusst, wie sehr sie die Gesundheit ihrer Mitarbeiter beeinflussen. Der persönliche Führungsstil und die verwendeten Führungstechniken gestalten den Arbeitsalltag sehr stark auch auf emotionaler... more...

  • Was passiert nach dem Krankenhaus?by Petra Janzen

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    Immer mehr Menschen erreichen in Deutschland ein immer höheres Alter. Mit diesem demografischen Wandel geht ebenso eine steigende Zahl chronisch kranker und pflegebedürftiger Patientinnen und Patienten einher. Der Bedarf an langfristig angelegter professioneller Betreuung und Unterstützung - medizinischer, pflegerischer und sozialer Art - wächst also... more...

  • The Rise of Political Lyingby Peter Oborne

    Simon & Schuster UK 2014; US$ 18.99

    Being "economical with the truth" has become almost a jokey euphemism for the political lie -- a cosy insider's phrase for the disingenuousness that is now accepted as part and parcel of political life. But as we face the third term of a government that has elevated this kind of economics almost to an art form, is it now time to question the creeping... more...

  • The Triumph of the Political Classby Peter Oborne

    Simon & Schuster UK 2014; US$ 15.99

    Both an extension of and a companion to his acclaimed exposé of political mendacity, THE RISE OF POLITICAL LYING, Peter Oborne's new book reveals in devastating fashion just how far we have left behind us the idea of people going into politics for that quaint reason, to serve the public. Notions of the greater good and "putting something back" now... more...