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  • "Die kann ich nicht ab!" - Ablehnung, Diskriminierung und Gewalt bei Jugendlichen in der (Post-) Migrationsgesellschaftby Kurt Möller; Janne Grote; Kai Nolde; Nils Schuhmacher

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 54.99

    Im Kontext der Debatten um Rassismus, Antisemitismus,antimuslimische Einstellungen, Homosexuellenablehnung und ähnliche Phänomenehat in jüngerer Zeit das Konzept der Gruppenbezogenen Menschenfeindlichkeit(GMF) besondere Prominenz erfahren. Während es sich bislang vornehmlich aufquantitative Untersuchungen bei Erwachsenen konzentrierte, stehen hier... more...

  • "Guns Don't Kill People, People Kill People"by Dennis A. Henigan

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 16.00

    Debunking the lethal logic behind the pervasive myths that have framed the gun control debate ?When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns.? ?An armed society is a polite society.? ?The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.? ?Gun control doesn?t work because criminals don?t follow the law.? ?Gun manufacturers... more...

  • "Oh, it's like CSI?"by Tharinia Dukes-Robinson; Ashraf Esmail

    UPA 2013; US$ 27.99

    This book goes beyond the glamorous portrayals of CSI professionals on television to highlight the real sources of job satisfaction among forensic scientists. Drawing on interviews with current forensic scientists, this book concludes that forensic scientists experience the most satisfaction in helping victims, the community, and society at large.... more...

  • "Or Does It Explode?"by Cheryl Greenberg

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    The Great Depression was a time of hardship for many Americans, but for the citizens of Harlem it was made worse by past and present discrimination. Or Does It Explode? examines Black Harlem from the 1920s through the Depression and New Deal to the outbreak of World War II. It describes the changing economic and social lives of Harlemites, and... more...

  • The "BASIC Ph" Model of Coping and Resiliencyby Mooli Lahad; Miri Shacham; Ofra Ayalon; Yovav Eshet; Dorit Elmaliach

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 39.95

    The â??BASIC Phâ?? model of coping and resiliency, developed by Prof. Mooli Lahad, was the first to describe coping as an on-going effort to manage life challenges. This is the first book to be published on this world-renowned approach, widely used as an effective resiliency assessment, intervention, and recovery model. more...

  • An "Epidemic" of Adolescent Pregnancy?by Maris A. Vinovskis

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    In classrooms and in livingrooms, in research institutions and on Capital Hill, teenage pregnancy is one of the most controversial public issues of our day. In this study, Maris A. Vinovskis--a prominent demographic historian, and a participant in both Carter's and Reagan's Presidential initiatives on teenage pregnancy--traces the subject from colonial... more...

  • $2.00 a Dayby Kathryn J. Edin; H. Luke Shaefer

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 28.00

    The story of a kind of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don't even think exists ? from a leading national poverty expert who ? defies convention ? ( New York Times ) more...

  • The 'Too Difficult' Boxby Charles Clarke

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17

    HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE... BANKING? DRUG REGULATION? NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT? PROSTITUTION? PENSIONS? It's no secret that a myriad of long-term problems facing our society are not effectively dealt with by our current system of government; indeed, many are simply set aside and disappear completely from the short-term political agenda. Why? Because... more...

  • (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settingsby Trudy Rudge; Dave Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This comprehensive volume explores various forms of violence in health care settings. Using a broad range of critical approaches in the field of anthropology, cultural studies, gender studies, political philosophy and sociology, it examines violence following three definite yet interrelated streams: institutional and managerial violence against health... more...

  • (Re)constructing Armenia in Lebanon and Syriaby Nicola Migliorino

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 120.00

    For almost nine decades, since their mass-resettlement to the Levant in the wake of the Genocide and First World War, the Armenian communities of Lebanon and Syria appear to have successfully maintained a distinct identity as an ethno-culturally diverse group, in spite of representing a small non-Arab and Christian minority within a very different,... more...