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  • Beneath the Scar
    Dr. Samone Brown
                                               The Inspiration for the Beneath the Scar Movie!Samantha Nicole Allen is the beautiful Mississippi debutante and daughter of one of the town's most notable preachers. Who would ever think that she would find herself entangled in a trap that has the potential to cause her to lose her confidence, beauty, and more tragically, her life?...
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    16,23 €

  • Preparing to Lead in a Crisis
    Peter Dunn
    The frequency of crises is increasing. What areas do senior leaders need to focus on to achieve the best possible outcome from the response they are leading? How do they prepare themselves? Based on over 15 years of work identifying the causes of poor responses to crises, four themes have emerged: poor planning, inadequate use of information and intelligence, ineffective resour...
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    20,54 €

  • İSTANBUL AYDIN ÜNİVERSİTESİ AYDIN İNSAN ve TOPLUM
    Mahmut ARSLAN
    İstanbul Aydın Üniversitesi, Fen Edebiyat Fakültesi Psikoloji ve Sosyoloji bölümlerinin birlikte çıkarttığı dergimizin beşinci sayısında buluşmak, bizim için yine büyük bir gurur ve mutluluk... Birbirinden yarar sağlayarak gelişen farklı disiplinleri ortak bir zeminde birleştirmek ve bu iki değerli alana katkıda bulunmak dileğiyle dört makaleden oluşan yeni sayımızı sizlere sun...
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    35,52 €

  • Start-Up Enterprises and Contemporary Innovation Strategies in the Global Marketplace
    In an ever-expanding economic world, the need for new businesses with the ability to create and evolve simultaneously is paramount to ensure success. Hybrid business models are essential to foster growth and promote prosperity. Start-Up Enterprises and Contemporary Innovation Strategies in the Global Marketplace is a critical scholarly resource that examines the relationship be...
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    308,25 €

  • Code of the West
    Sahar Mustafah
    Short story collection by Sahar Mustafah, David Friedman Award for Best Fiction. 2016 Grand Prize Winner for Prose, Willow Books Literature Awards. “The native and immigrant Palestinians in Sahar Mustafah’s Code of the West live in a world where the threat of violence is part of their existence. Some of these characters exist within their own ethnic enclave, while others travel...
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    15,33 €

  • Thriving in Sex Work
    Lola Davina
    Sex work is “easy money?” Hardly. The adult industry is riddled with pitfalls and dangers. Erotic labor is often emotionally demanding, draining, and complex. It can be hard to know who to turn to for advice on keeping yourself safe and sane. Lola Davina, former stripper, dominatrix, porn actress and escort, provides the life skills you need to prosper:  · Shattering myths, suc...
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    11,49 €

  • Smiling on the Outside
    Ann Peck
    A six-time award-winning book. There is no safety in silence, only the loss of "self." We hide our dirty little secrets because we fear the judgment of others.  Alone, we ask "Can I bear myself? Can I stand the truth?" Until we shatter our secrets and share our stories to be released from shame, we cannot find the freedom, joy, and love that's waiting for us on the other si...
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    20,07 €

  • Inner Sky
    Steven Layer
    A conversation about resistance...to life's experiences. If I had one afternoon to spend with my friend Lily, just diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, what would I say?  I had been where she is now, yet against all the odds found the way to experience a complete and spontaneous healing. The secrets I was shown are the opposite of what society teaches us. This was not...
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    28,77 €

  • Forgiving Murder - The Voice of Reason
    Anita Lambert
    This thought provoking and inspirational story is the true account of how Anita’s nephew’s brutal murder forced her to experience forgiveness in the rawest form. It is a testament to the strength of the human spirit’s ability to heal after crippling devastation which would forever alter the lives of all those effected, negatively or positively. Anita gives a very personal accou...
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    11,23 €

  • From Misery to Mastery
    Ruth Cyster-Stuettgen
    Have you ever felt lost, helpless or scared of what your life has become? Have you ever felt that there was more out there, that there was a deeper purpose for you? If so, then this is the book for you. From her dark past filled with violence, oppression, and fear, to her brightest, fearless days of the present, let Ruth guide you on your journey of self-discovery, forgiveness...
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    18,28 €

  • Decision Making in Disaster Response
    J. S. Tipper
    The aggressive, armed militia member in front of you wants fifty dollars to let you deliver your medicine to a war-zone clinic which is running desperately low on stock.How would you respond?Responding to disasters - whether natural or man-made - can be incredibly challenging. With more and more people on the frontline of humanitarian response, how can they - and the organisati...
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    23,63 €

  • Stand Your Ground
    Katherine Mayfield
    Dysfunctional family dynamics can ruin a person's life, health, career, and self-esteem.  Making positive life changes and rebuilding self-esteem can only be accomplished by clearly seeing the family's negative patterns, and learning how to move beyond them.Stand Your Ground reveals how deeply dysfunctional family dynamics can affect us, offers advice on the best ways t...
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    12,88 €

  • Deep Denial
    David Billings
    Deep Denial explains why race is still with us, and what the Civil Rights Movement can tell us about today.Part I takes a broad historical view, from seventeenth century Virginia through World War II., examining the origins of white supremacy as a structural feature of US society and describing its evolution over time.Part II features the Civil Rights Movement, how it emerged i...
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    20,70 €

  • Handbook of Research on Global Indicators of Economic and Political Convergence
    Ramesh Chandra Das
    The development of a nation can be influenced by a wide range of factors. In the modern era of globalization, under-developed countries must strive to catch up to developed nations and establish themselves in the global market. The Handbook of Research on Global Indicators of Economic and Political Convergence is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on s...
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    452,90 €

  • CIXOUS, IRIGARAY, KRISTEVA
    Kelly Ives
    CIXOUS, IRIGARAY, KRISTEVATHE JOUISSANCE OF FRENCH FEMINISMBy Kelly Ives This book is a poetic study of three French feminists, Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva and Hélène Cixous, the ’holy trinity’ of French feminism. Cixous, Luce Irigaray and Kristeva have created some of the most inspiring, insightful and illuminating writing on contemporary feminism and philosophy. EXTRACT...
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    34,60 €

  • CIXOUS, IRIGARAY, KRISTEVA
    Kelly Ives
    CIXOUS, IRIGARAY, KRISTEVATHE JOUISSANCE OF FRENCH FEMINISMBy Kelly IvesThis book is a poetic study of three French feminists, Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva and Hélène Cixous, the ’holy trinity’ of French feminism. Cixous, Luce Irigaray and Kristeva have created some of the most inspiring, insightful and illuminating writing on contemporary feminism and philosophy EXTRACT FROM ...
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    21,20 €

  • Global Perspectives on Youth Gang Behavior, Violence, and Weapons Use
    Youth violence has become a concern as gangs become a popular option for urban children and teenagers and weapons use among young populations becomes more prevalent. Exploring the psychological motivations and foundations upon which such violence is developed and cultivated can assist in better understanding the modern dilemma of violence, weapons use, and gang behavior among c...
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    243,22 €

  • If you look at it long enough...
    Paul Hallam
    Originally written for an academic journal, If you look at it long enough... is primarily a personal account of Paul Hallam’s recollections of “self-abuse” through the consumption of porn over several decades. Challenging the familiar form of an “academic essay,” this autobiographical narrative raises several questions in relation to our contemporary morals related to sex in ge...
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    11,30 €

  • Introduction to a Future Way of Thought
    Kostas Axelos / Kenneth Mills
    'Technologists only change the world in various ways in generalized indifference; the point is to think the world and interpret the changes in its unfathomability, to perceive and experience the difference binding being to the nothing.'Anticipating the age of planetary technology Kostas Axelos, a Greek-French philosopher, approaches the technological question in this book, firs...
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    18,58 €

  • Using Social and Information Technologies for Disaster and Crisis Management
    Using Social and Information Technologies for Disaster and Crisis Management highlights examples of disaster situations in recent years in which social and information technologies were useful in distributing and receiving information updates. This comprehensive collection brings together research for practitioners and researchers interested in the uses of information technolog...
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    229,73 €

  • Springfield Tornado
    Loretta Kapinos
    On June 1, 2011, a super cell thunderstorm developed over Western Massachusetts, producing an EF3 tornado that cut a 39-mile track of destruction across the state. Despite ample warnings, this event took everyone by surprise.These are the stories of survivors and emergency responders who saw firsthand what happened when this life changing tornado touched down. ...
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    32,14 €

  • Consequences
    Susan Popoola
    The August riots of 2011 started off in London and spread across different parts of the country. People questioned whether or not the riots were really about the shooting of a young black man by the police. That is open to debate. What is, however, unquestionable is that there are segments of society that are disengaged from the mainstream. While some may believe that this was ...
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    11,51 €

  • Going Home
    Heather J. Cuthbertson / Heather JCuthbertson
    Going Home is a workbook for children entering the foster care system. The book will help them understand what is and will be happening to them in a simple and fun way through activities. Going Home will help ease the transition into foster care for children and caregivers alike. The author, Heather J. Cuthbertson was a caseworker for the Oregon Department of Human Services,...
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    15,49 €

  • Human Rights and Risks in the Digital Era
    Globalization, along with its digital and information communication technology counterparts, including the Internet and cyberspace, may signify a whole new era for human rights, characterized by new tensions, challenges, and risks for human rights, as well as new opportunities. Human Rights and Risks in the Digital Era: Globalization and the Effects of Information Technologies ...
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    236,37 €

  • Managing Crises and Disasters with Emerging Technologies
    When a disaster strikes, having every possible resource available is an urgent need for those practitioners and government officials put in charge of aid and recovery to those in need. Managing Crises and Disasters with Emerging Technologies: Advancements offers the most vital, up-to-date research within the field of disaster management technologies. Since the first disaster in...
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    229,67 €

  • Satellites Out of Orbit
    Chris Wind
    A unique collection of feminist prose and poetry in five sections: I. Epistles: epistles written by Eve, Cain’s wife, Noah’s wife, Delilah, the Queen of Sheba, Mary, and others - as if they were feminist II. Myths: the myths within the myths revealed - what might Pandora, Circe, Penelope, Eurydice, Persephone, the Gorgons, and others have thought and done if they had not been t...
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    15,69 €

  • Disabled Students in Education
    Andrea Gorra / David Moore / Mike Adams
    There can be little doubt that the rapid technological developments that have characterized the decades since the middle of the 19th century have given great scope for improving the quality of life of disabled people. Disabled Students in Education: Technology, Transition, and Inclusivity reports on 15 research projects aimed at improving the educational prospects of disabled p...
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    229,87 €

  • Terms of Inclusion
    Paulina L. Alberto / Paulina LAlberto
    In this history of black thought and racial activism in twentieth-century Brazil, Paulina Alberto demonstrates that black intellectuals, and not just elite white Brazilians, shaped discourses about race relations and the cultural and political terms of inclusion in their modern nation.Drawing on a wide range of sources, including the prolific black press of the era, and focusin...
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    57,15 €

  • Dreaming of Kaleidoscopes
    Chris Wind
    Poetry from the poet’s late teens in the 1970s to her early thirties in the 1990s-sensitive, passionate, and most of all, illuminating.   scabs and scars blowing across the snowstanding on a cliffin a silent blizzard crumblingand dreaming of kaleidoscopesall of the pieces always fit'dreaming of kaleidoscopes is a top pick of poetry and is very much worth considering.' Midwe...
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    12,03 €

  • Handbook of Research on Personal Autonomy Technologies and Disability Informatics
    Javier Pereira
    Information technologies constitute a very important contribution to the integration of a population into its environment. Unfortunately, in most cases the development of new technologies does not consider the special needs of potentially disabled users. The Handbook of Research on Personal Autonomy Technologies and Disability Informatics proposes a comprehensive description of...
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    347,74 €