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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book offers a full history of a homeless movement in Tokyo that lasted nearly a decade. It shows how homeless people and their external supporters in the city combined their scarce resources to generate and sustain the movement. The study advocates a more nuanced analysis of movement gains to appreciate how poor people can benefit by acting collectively.... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 28.00
Männer und Frauen erkranken und genesen anders. Symptomatik, Krankheitsverlauf, Therapiewirksamkeit und Grundhaltungen gegenüber Gesundheit und Krankheit sind geschlechtlich geprägt. Darf die Medizin angesichts dieser Tatsachen die biologisch und soziokulturell bedingten Unterschiede zwischen Mann und Frau immer noch unbeachtet lassen? Die Autorinnen... more...
- University Press of America 2013; US$ 24.99
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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 39.95
The ?BASIC Ph? 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...
- Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 89.99
Adolescent pregnancy is a problem which arouses strong feelings. This book attempts to put the matter as it affects the USA into a historical framework and to discuss the social and policy issues raised. more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 28.00
?Affluent Americans often cherish the belief that poverty in America is far more comfortable than poverty in the rest of the world. Edin and Shaefer's devastating account of life at $2 or less a day blows that myth out of the water. This is world class poverty at a level that should mobilize not only national alarm, but international attention.? ... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
Imagine an everyday world in which the price of gasoline (and oil) continues to go up, and up, and up. Think about the immediate impact that would have on our lives. Of course, everybody already knows how about gasoline has affected our driving habits. People can't wait to junk their gas-guzzling SUVs for a new Prius. But there are more, not-so-obvious... more...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 139.95
Drawing together the latest research from Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US, (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings engages with the work of critical theorists such as Bourdieu, Butler, Foucault, Latour, and iek, amongst others, to address the issue of violence and theorise its workings in creative and controversial ways. more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 99.00
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...