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- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 25.99
In The Radical Luhmann, Hans-Georg Moeller focuses on Luhmann's paradigm shift from philosophy to theory, which introduced new perspectives on the contemporary world. Boldly breaking with the heritage of Western thought, Luhmann denied the central role of humans in social theory, particularly the possibility of autonomous agency. In this way, after... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 32.00
Volume 1 examines interrelations between sources of power from neolithic times up to just before the Industrial Revolution in England. more...
- M. Evans & Company 2007; US$ 9.99
Distrust, fear of abandonment, and sensitivity to criticism are just a few of the traits found in adult children of alcoholics. This book is for the spouse or significant other to the adult child, and helps partners better understand the underlying causes of adult neuroses whose seeds were planted by growing up with an alcoholic parent. Douglas... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00
Key features of the book include: Authoritative authorship combining the analysis of a senior academic with the experience of a former judge. Comprehensive and wide-ranging in scope. Structured specifically to reflect the Treaty of Lisbon reorientation and immediate post-Lisbon developments. Extensive reference to primary sources (Treaty, legislation,... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 14.99
Wish You Happy Forever chronicles Half the Sky founder Jenny Bowen's personal and professional journey to transform Chinese orphanages?and the lives of the neglected girls who live in them?from a state of quiet despair to one of vibrant promise. After reading an article about the thousands of baby girls languishing in Chinese orphanages, Bowen... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 28.99
Forsaken Females describes the varied types of brutalization women experience through the life course, as well as historical and theoretical perspectives of global violence against women. The book illuminates the diverse ideologies and cultural conditions that condone and perpetuate the brutality that victimizes women. The discussion is structured... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2010; US$ 22.95
According to the Elliot Ness myth, which has been widely disseminated through books, television shows, and movies, Ness and the Untouchables defeated Al Capone by marshaling superior firepower. In Scarface Al and the Crime Crusaders , Dennis Hoffman presents a fresh new perspective on the downfall of Al Capone. To debunk the Eliot Ness myth,... more...
- The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00
Body image can be influenced by a complex interaction of factors ranging between a persons individual thoughts, beliefs, feelings and behaviours regarding their own body, and their perception of what counts as the ideal body within their own social and cultural environment, and in the media. This book explains body dissatisfaction and eating... more...
- Hodder Education 2008; US$ 8.00
The Continuing Professional Development series sets out to demystify professional development in education, and does so from a Scottish perspective. All books in the series approach their subject in an accessible manner that allows teachers and educators to perceive how continuing professional development can enhance job satisfaction - as well as making... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
This book provides a concise and up-to-date account of crime prevention theory, practice and research in a form designed to be accessible and interesting to both students and practitioners. Readers will be equipped to think in an informed and critical way about what has been and might be done in practice to prevent crime at local and national levels.... more...