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- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
In 1997 journalist Karin Evans walked into an orphanage in southern China and met her new daughter, a beautiful one-year-old baby girl. In this fateful moment Evans became part of a profound, increasingly common human drama that links abandoned Chinese girls with foreigners who have traveled many miles to complete their families. At once a compelling... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
For the first time in history, eradicating world poverty is within our reach. Yet around the world, a billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for bottled water. In The Life You Can Save , Peter Singer uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples, and case studies of charitable giving to show that our current response... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 22.95
Many people think that animal liberation would require a fundamental transformation of basic beliefs. We would have to give up "speciesism" and start viewing animals as our equals, with rights and moral status. And we would have to apply these beliefs in an all-or-nothing way. But in Ethics and the Beast , Tzachi Zamir makes the radical argument... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 17.99
A no-holds-barred, controversial exposé of the financial profiteering and ambiguous ethics that pervade the world of humanitarian aid A vast industry has grown up around humanitarian aid: a cavalcade of organizations--some 37,000--compete for a share of the $160 billion annual prize, with "fact-inflation" sometimes ramping up disaster coverage... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1972; US$ 19.95
By Sam D. Watson, Jr., Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Here at last is a basic, step-by-step guide to the successful use of dogs in police service. Shown are now to enlist support and cooperation from public officials and citizens, legal aspects of a dog program, selection of andlers, transportation of dogs on duty, and public... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2011; Not Available
The top-secret world that the government created in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks has become so enormous, so unwieldy, and so secretive that no one knows how much money it costs, how many people it employs or exactly how many agencies duplicate work being done elsewhere. The result is that the system put in place to keep the United States... more...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 29.99
Author Jay MacLeod ?s classic ethnography?a defining work on the cycle of social reproduction and inequality as lived through the young men from the Clarendon Heights housing project?now includes a third section that continues the... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 2.90
The tragic and violent death of 17-month old Baby P at the hands of those who were supposed to love and care for him has sickened the nation. That such unimaginable cruelty could be unleashed on an innocent child – and fail to be picked up on by the authorities – has led to a public outcry and a media storm. This is a comprehensive look at the events... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 32.95
This handbook provides reliable guidance on what to do next and offers practical, no-frills advice about what to do to counter the day-to-day challenges and outright calamities that make up the first-line leaders work life. Perhaps even more important, it offers time-proven recommendations on how to prevent a bothersome situation from escalating... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 44.99
Examining each major terrorist act and campaign of the decade following September 11, 2001, internationally recognized scholars launch original studies of the involvement of global terrorist leaders and organizations in these incidents and the planning, organization, execution, recruitment, and training that went into them. Their work relays the changing... more...