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  • The Pursuit of Certaintyby Wendy James

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    Although the world population faces movement, mixing and displacement on a larger scale than ever before, the result has not been a collapse of boundaries but an increase in the rise of new forms of ethnic, cultural and religious identity. Those based in the highly developed countries can extend global influence through wealth and sophisticated technology.... more...

  • War and Survival in Sudan's Frontierlandsby Wendy James

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 54.99

    In the final volume of her trilogy, Wendy James presents a case study of how the Uduk-speaking people, originally from the Blue Nile region between the 'north' and the 'south' of Sudan, have been caught up in and displaced by a generation of civil war. more...

  • The Mistakeby Wendy James

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 11.27

    We all have secrets . . . Jodie Garrow is a teenager from the wrong side of the tracks when she falls pregnant. Scared, alone and desperate to make something of her life, she adopts outthe baby illegally and tells nobody. Twenty-five years on, Jodie has built a new life and a newfamily. But when a chance meeting brings the adoption to the notice... more...

  • Out of the Silenceby Wendy James

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2013; US$ 4.54

    Winner of the Best First Australian Crime Novel, Ned Kelly Crime Awards 2006 I hold Jacky close, fix my eyes on the door and walk as fast as I can. 'Oh, please, don't run away. Think of your child, if you cannot think of yourself.' 'What we are suggesting is nothing,' the man mutters darkly, as I pass through the... more...

  • The Steele Diariesby Wendy James

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2013; US$ 4.54

    It is as if I am slowly sinking in the water, just occasionally making it back to the top for a gulp of air – to a sort of memory of what life can be – what life should be – and then down down down I go again. And each time the surfacing gets harder and harder and requires a greater feat of will, kicking and turning and fighting against the... more...

  • The Lost Girlsby Wendy James

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 9.86

    From the bestselling author of The Mistake comes a hauntingly powerful story about families and secrets and the dark shadows cast by the past. Curl Curl, Sydney, January 1978. Angie's a looker. Or she's going to be. She's only fourteen, but already, heads turn wherever she goes. Male heads, mainly . . . Jane worships her older cousin Angie. She... more...

  • Retrospect and Prospect in the Psychological Study of Familiesby James P. McHale; Wendy S. Grolnick

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95

    This book assembles 11 of the leading thinkers and researchers in the field of family psychology to create a compendium summarizing both what psychology researchers have learned about the family and where the field should be going next. It evolved after the volume's contributors met with other distinguished family scholars to discuss family influences... more...

  • Distribution Theory of Runs and Patterns and Its Applicationsby James C. Fu; W. Y. Wendy Lou

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 69.16

    This book provides a rigorous, comprehensive introduction to the finite Markov chain imbedding technique for studying the distributions of runs and patterns from a unified and intuitive viewpoint, away from the lines of traditional combinatorics. The central theme of this approach is to properly imbed the random variables of interest into the framework... more...

  • (Re)Constructing Memory: Textbooks, Identity, Nation, and Stateby James H. Williams; Wendy D. Bokhorst-Heng

    SensePublishers 2016; US$ 42.81

    This book engages readers in thirteen conversations presented by authors from around the world regarding the role that textbooks play in helping readers imagine membership in the nation. Authors’ voices come from a variety of contexts – some historical, some contemporary, some providing analyses over time. But they all consider the changing portrayal... more...

  • Early Human Kinshipby Nicholas J. Allen; Hilary Callan; Robin Dunbar; Wendy James

    Wiley 2009; US$ 115.16

    Early Human Kinship brings together original studies from leading figures in the biological sciences, social anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics to provide a major breakthrough in the debate over human evolution and the nature of society. A major new collaboration between specialists across the range of the human sciences including evolutionary... more...