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  • Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Workerby Chen Reis; Tania Bernath

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 39.95

    Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker draws on the experiences of those currently working and those hiring people to work in humanitarian aid today, and an analysis of job postings over a 9-month period. It provides relevant information and advice to help jobseekers make more informed decisions about what steps to take. It first pushes... more...

  • Prozak Diariesby Orkideh Behrouzan

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    Prozak Diaries is an analysis of emerging psychiatric discourses in post-1980s Iran. It examines a cultural shift in how people interpret and express their feeling states, by adopting the language of psychiatry, and shows how experiences that were once articulated in the richly layered poetics of the Persian language became, by the 1990s, part of... more...

  • Regarding Tillyby María J. Funes

    UPA 2016; US$ 38.99

    This book is not only an homage to Charles Tilly, but is a proposal of applying his thought. The authors examine his concepts, theories, and methodological contributions, providing a richer understanding of them. It is an essential guide for anyone interested on the analysis of political change and social conflict. more...

  • Butcher, Bakerby Walter Gilmour; Leland E. Hale

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 9.99

    The horrific true story of serial kidnapper, rapist, and killer Robert Hansen?s reign of terror in Anchorage, Alaska. As oil boom money poured into Anchorage, the city quickly became a prime destination for the seedier elements of society: prostitutes, pimps, con men, and criminals of all breeds looking to cash in. However, something even worse... more...

  • The Remedyby Zena Sharman

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    An inclusive, populist anthology on queer and trans health issues by members of the LGBTQ community and health care providers. more...

  • The Descent of Manby Grayson Perry

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 26.78

    'Grayson Perry for King and Queen of England' Caitlin Moran Grayson Perry has been thinking about masculinity - what it is, how it operates, why little boys are thought to be made of slugs and snails - since he was a boy. Now, in this funny and necessary book, he turns round to look at men with a clear eye and ask, what sort of men would... more...

  • Sleep, My Child, Foreverby John Coston

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 9.99

    The dark double life of Ellen Boehm, the St. Louis, Missouri, mother who murdered her two sons?and nearly killed her daughter. Ellen Boehm, a single mom from St. Louis, Missouri, appeared devoted to her children. But in reality, she was unequipped for motherhood, financially strapped, and desperate. Within a year of each other, her sons, ages... more...

  • To Kill and Kill Againby John Coston

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 9.99

    The twelve-year rampage of ?Missoula Mauler? Wayne Nance, the serial sex killer who terrorized Montana?and the shocking end to his murder spree. To his neighbors, Wayne Nance, a furniture mover from Missoula, Montana, appeared to be an affable, considerate, and trustworthy guy. No one knew that Nance was the ?Missoula Mauler,? a psychopath responsible... more...

  • Aggression and Violenceby Brad J. Bushman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a broad and contemporary overview of aggression and violence by some of the most internationally renowned researchers in the field. It begins with an integrative theoretical understanding of aggression and shows how animal models shed light on human aggression and violence. Individual risk factors for aggression and violence from... more...

  • Was bringt Vernetzung im Gesundheitswesenby Sebastian Bönisch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 27.70

    Sebastian Bönisch untersucht in diesem Buch den Nutzen interorganisationaler Netzwerke im Gesundheitswesen. Er entwickelt ein Schema für Nutzenkategorien von Netzwerkmodellen und überprüft dies anhand von fünf Fallstudien. Unter einem wirkungsorientierten Fokus trägt er die Ergebnisse von 17 wissenschaftlichen Primär- und Sekundärstudien zusammen und... more...