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    Marilee Wein
    Surprise adoptee, Grandfather was a coal picker in Scotland, at 29, and Chief Inspector of Mines for British Columbia, at 43. He had shared his date and place of birth, or so, it seemed. This genealogy embraces late 18th to early 20th Century, Scotland, with US implications. His family is lovingly presented in “who done it”, under evaluation, as his potential birth parents. His...

    20,57 €

  • Close to Forever
    Victoria D. Loggins / Victoria DLoggins
    Alexis had known since she was a young girl that if she wanted something she would have to work for it.  Not born with a silver spoon in her mouth, she knew the road to success and having it all would be a challenging and sometimes difficult path to take.  What Alexis didn't see coming was Oliver, the man who would take her heart almost from the second she met him.  Almost ...

    21,13 €

    I wonder what it would feel like to meet your family – your parents, siblings, aunts and uncles for the first time in the middle of your childhood? At a time when making friends, and being accepted is anxiety ridden and tenuous. What if you were damaged, fragile and angry? What if this was your last chance to be part of a family before being sent permanently to a group home for...

    20,01 €

  • Caregiving 101
    Dave Leffmann
    This personal yet clinically relevant guide stands out as a must read for anyone faced with caregiving. These pages, penned from the heart and soul of a physical therapist turned caregiver, offers simple yet well thought through and medically accurate essays, external links, even video, to help you with most everything you will face on your journey. The links are written out so...

    21,47 €

  • Sex Crimes
    Alice Vachss
    'NOBODY KNOWS RAPISTS BETTER'  After being fired from her post as Chief of the Special Victims Unit for refusing to 'go along to get along,' Alice Vachss published the incendiary Sex Crimes, described as 'a stark, passionate closing argument in [her] broader case against the criminal justice system' by the NY Times, which named it as a Notable Book of the Year. Nick (Goodfellas...

    11,59 €

  • Lasting Touch
    Jean-François Pinsonnault
    For nearly ten years Jean-François visited his widowed and unwell mother every other week, to ensure her comfort. Regularly, he invited her to come and live with him. Each time Lise, his mother, kindly refused saying she was not ready. One spring day, she called and asked: “Is the offer still good?” Not long after that life changing conversation began a journey of joy, challeng...

    17,48 €

  • None Call Me Dad
    Ky Owen
    None Call Me Dad is the true, mesmerizing story of a 21st Century dad. On two weeks notice, Ky Owen becomes an adoptive father to a six-year-old son. Five years later, on two days notice, he becomes a father to a teenage daughter. Along the way he assumes the role of father figure to four other kids. “None call me dad,” Owen writes, “But they know that’s who I am.” Intriguing ...

    11,12 €

  • Surviving Mother
    Gwen Head
    Just as Deb and her mother Estelle are learning how to mesh their individual lives together, nature’s destructive hand comes down, leaving them to wait for a new hope, and help from unexpected others.  In SURVIVING MOTHER Gwen Head has written a story of life struggles, tragedy, and getting one’s life back together to move forward. Written with the caregivers of the world in ...

    11,15 €

  • Gabrielle’s Gift
    Lerone Landis
    The premise of Gabrielle’s Gift is a simple one - a child’s wish for a very special birthday gift. It is a gift that that nearly every kid will ask for at some point in their childhood, the gift of a pet! This everyday typical scenario is coupled with an atypical family dynamic in which Gabrielle’s parents are two dads. The unique family is never explicitly mentioned. The visu...

    19,65 €

  • ABC, Adoption & Me
    Casey Anne Swift / Gayle H. Swift
    A book about adoption that celebrates the miracle of family and addresses the difficult issues as well. With charming, exuberant illustrations and a diverse representation of families, ABC, Adoption & Me will warm hearts, deepen understanding of what it means to be an adoptive family and provide teaching moments that bring families closer, connected in truth, compassion, and jo...

    10,16 €

  • Cybercrime and Cloud Forensics
    Keyun Ruan
    While cloud computing continues to transform developments in information technology services, these advancements have contributed to a rise in cyber attacks; producing an urgent need to extend the applications of investigation processes. Cybercrime and Cloud Forensics: Applications for Investigation Processes presents a collection of research and case studies of applications fo...

    256,07 €

  • Corporate Hacking and Technology-Driven Crime
    In an age when computer crime is growing at a exponential rate and on a global scale, industry and government leaders are increasingly reliant upon answers from the academic and IT Security fields in order to keep cyber crime in check, and be ahead of the 'cyber criminal curve.' Corporate Hacking and Technology-Driven Crime: Social Dynamics and Implications addresses various as...

    236,22 €

  • A Life Let Go
    Patricia J Florin
    Closed adoption, heralded as the answer to the problem of unplanned pregnancy, shows its other side in A Life Let Go, A Memoir and Five Birth Mother Stories of Closed Adoption. These women tell how they experienced unplanned pregnancy in the restrictiveness of the last decades of the twentieth century. All gave up a child in closed adoption—the only option—understanding they wo...

    10,55 €

  • The House by the Marsh
    William Blyghton
    One morning just before lunch, Caroline stopped breathing. Bereft and alone, a small madness fell upon William. Fleeing to his flat in London, he locked himself away and grew a beard. Some months later, whilst reluctantly attending a dinner party, William saw her, and felt that perhaps Providence had plans for him after all. Jennifer, however, saw things differently.Then, quite...

    14,22 €

  • Scattered
    Jana Panarites
    In November 2009 Jana Panarites was scrambling to make ends meet in LA, despite a lifetime of working hard and having recently earned a master’s degree from the University of Southern California. Her career spiraling out of control, she didn’t think life could get any worse until she learned of her father’s sudden death two days before Thanksgiving.She flew east for the funeral...

    12,36 €

  • Chicken and Hen
    Aefa Mulholland
    In the heartwarming and heartbreaking 'Chicken and Hen,' Aefa Mulholland recounts the story of her family's adoption of a tiny, talkative three-year-old from the other side of town, from his first words to her to his final goodbye. ...

    4,90 €

  • Speaking Out
    Alan Berman / Berman Alan / Shirleene Robinson
    Based on the largest survey of gay, lesbian, bisexual, intersex, transgender and queer reactions to violence and harassment ever undertaken in Australia, this book gives voice to the many victims who have suffered in the state once recognised as Australia’s most homophobic. It tells of the barriers people face in dealing with the legal system, the reasons why some do not report...

    41,71 €

  • Atendimento Psicopedagógico E Pedagógico Para Idosos
    Profª Dra. Regiane Souza Neves
    Engana-se quem pensa que o atendimento psicopedagógico e pedagógico é apenas para crianças e jovens em idade escolar. Do dia em que nascemos até o último dia que vivemos, estaremos sempre propícios a aprender algo. Para que isso aconteça, é necessário que estejamos preparados para assimilar, compreender o mundo a nossa volta e transformar o objeto de aprendizagem.Na idade adult...

    8,22 €

  • Rótulos E Réus: A Prática De Labelling Approach No Sistema Juríco-penal Brasileiro
    Elisandro Carvalho
    É com grande satisfação, bem como, sentimento de partícipe e simplório colaborador, que passo a tecer breves considerações acerca do trabalho Rótulos e réus: a prática de labelling approach no sistema jurídico-penal brasileiro, da lavra de Elisandro Carvalho, cuja autoria representa o talento, a criatividade, e, sobretudo o arguto censo crítico de uma grande promessa regional d...

    15,62 €

  • Crónicas De Un Investigador
    Luís Fernando De Lima Júnior
    ¿Cuánto vale una vida? ¿Existen vidas más o menos importantes? Para los investigadores de la Delegación de Homicidios de São José dos Campos, la respuesta escada vida vale la pena y representa una pérdida para quienes la aman .Nuestro día comienza cuando los suyos terminan...Es realmente un lema macabro pero apropiado, ya que el esfuerzo y la dedicación de los policías son el f...

    15,31 €

  • O Poder Da Mulher E A Delinquência
    Alberto De Maio E Salvador De Maio
    Comemorando os70 anos do livro O PODER DA MULHER E A DELINQUÊNCIA publicamos esta Edição Comemorativa - atualizada e revisada, com o objetivo de trazer aos leitoresa visão profética e realística dorenomadojurista e brilhanteadvogado criminalista , DR. SALVADOR DE MAIO. Baseado na sua larga experiênciaprofissional - jurídica e social - reuniu neste seu livro, farto e importante...

    26,14 €

  • Crítica Da Vocação
    Guilherme Nau
    Trabalho por amor ou por necessidade?O sucesso é satisfação ou saldo bancário?A busca pela vocação é um luxo ou uma necessidade humana?A vocação é uma realização real ou uma ideologia criada pela sociedade?Crítica Da Vocação é uma investigação filosófica quanto ao problema central de toda vida profissional: Se a vocação existe, o que exatamente ela é e como se alinhar a ela? Al...

    11,79 €

  • Show Me Justice
    Alvin Sykes
    Show Me Justice tracks the life and career of the late civil-rights advocate and pioneer Alvin Lee Sykes, who used his self-taught legal knowledge to reopen the dormant murder case of Emmett Till. He was also tenacious in his investigation of other unsolved murder cases of African Americans from the civil-rights era.Typically, the people Sykes represented were as poor as he was...

    13,54 €

  • The Failure of the Occident
    Laurent Sueur
    In times past, the Occident enlightened the world when confusion reigned; the crepuscular reason of some righteous nations used to restore order, but this lighthouse is diseased: it seems that it is unable to show societies the ways to reality and goodness. Unfortunately, if the Statue of Liberty drowns in the port of New York, there will be no future, for the rest of the world...

    12,54 €

  • Excesso No Emprego De Armas De Fogo
    Fabrízio Menezes
    Com um tópico dedicado exclusivamente à analise do emprego letal de armas de fogo por agentes de segurança pública, a obra traz os aspectos jurídicos e científicos acerca do pleno exercício do direito à legítima defesa. O autor demonstra que a previsão legal do excesso culposo e a exigência do uso moderado dos meios são elementos prejudiciais às vítimas de injustas agressões, n...

    16,74 €

  • Introdução Ao Estudo Das Políticas Sociais
    Michael Hermann Garcia
    A publicação possui o objetivo primordial de levar discentes, docentes e demaiscuriososa entenderem de fato as fundamentações básicas e a historicidade sobre as políticas sociais, sob o olhar e o referencial gramscianos, e também de outros autores, interdisciplinarmente. Constitui apenas em um primeiro passo para as leituras mais avançadas, e não possui a pretensão de competir ...

    9,92 €

  • Impact of Gun Violence in School Systems
    The United States is a nation that has been facing a crisis of violence within its school system for decades. This disruptive and traumatic phenomenon has had lasting impacts on the systems in which educations must exist, but the ripple effects of this require an extensive analysis. To advance society, quality education is necessary, and ensuring that quality demands that exper...

    242,21 €

  • Impact of Gun Violence in School Systems
    The United States is a nation that has been facing a crisis of violence within its school system for decades. This disruptive and traumatic phenomenon has had lasting impacts on the systems in which educations must exist, but the ripple effects of this require an extensive analysis. To advance society, quality education is necessary, and ensuring that quality demands that exper...

    321,12 €

  • Terra Prometida
    Este livro reportagem relata a histórias de trabalhadores sem-terra do assentamento Agrovila de Campinas na cidade de Promissão a 398 km da capital de São Paulo. Sua luta e sofrimentos para conquistar a terra, suas experiências de vida, dramas e alegria.Não é uma análise profunda sobre a questão agrária no Brasil, mas, apenas pretende mostrar que quando a terra fica nas mãos de...

    14,12 €

  • Relativização Da Coisa Julgada Previdenciária
    Gleodes Victor Duarte De Souza Cruz
    Aborda a relativização do instituto da coisa julgada no contexto das demandas previdenciárias no Brasil, vista como um mecanismo essencial para conferir segurança jurídica às decisões judiciais relacionadas aos direitos dos segurados perante a Previdência Social. Não raras as vezes, é necessário invocar a relativização da coisa julgada como uma medida excepcional, a fim de corr...

    7,52 €