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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?...

    16,23 €

  • Systems Education for a Sustainable Planet
    The issues facing humanity have become increasingly complex due to the fact they are embedded in a global web of ecological, economic, social, cultural and political processes that are dynamically interlinked. The capacity to conceptualise and redesign solutions, in systems and sustainability terms, will increasingly be what society and employers expect. This “expectation” is g...

    59,87 €

  • Somerset
    Daniel Donaghy
    Somerset is an elegy for the Kensington section of Philadelphia in which the author was raised. Using a variety of styles and forms, it remembers people and cultures struggling to survive in the aftermath of deindustrialization and, now, an opioid epidemic. It is also a study in how our past continually informs our present, how we never fully leave those places in which our you...

    15,52 €

  • Fei Xiaotong Studies, Vol. II, Chinese edition
    The year 2016 was a significant year for honouring Professor Fei Xiaotong (1910–2005), because it was the 80th anniversary of his fieldwork in Kaixiangong Village.Fei Xiaotong Studies (Volume 2) consists of articles by authors from the UK, Japan, USA, Germany, China and Hong Kong. The main articles focus on Fei Xiaotong and related studies, with China in comparative perspective...

    73,94 €

  • 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...

    20,54 €

    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...

    35,52 €

  • We Are The Blessings Of Africa
    Dr. Queen Blessing Itua
    'This book is endorsed by the First Lady of Nigeria, Her Excellency, Dr. (Mrs.) Buhari.'We Are The Blessings of Africa is a reawakening call on every African, home and abroad to unite in turning their diversity into a powerful solution for African issues.  When we see ourselves as the blessings of our communities, our attitude about our individual roles changes. We see ourselve...

    23,31 €

    Cultural understanding between the United States and China has been a long and complex process. The period from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century is not only a critical era in modern Chinese history, but also the peak time of illustrated news reporting in the United States. Besides images from newspapers and journals, this collection also contains pictur...

    165,78 €

  • The Walter Clinton Jackson Essays in the Social Sciences
    Vera Largent
    From varying fields of interest, not always with complete unanimity, twelve members of the faculty of the Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro make their thoughtful contributions on the subject of democracy as a way of life and comment on its successes or failures in the region, the nation, and the world.Originally published in 1942.A UNC Press Endu...

    61,07 €

  • Illiteracy in the United States
    Sanford Winston
    This is a statistical study designed to analyze the trend of illiteracy in the United States and its present relation to sex, age, urban and rural environment, race and nationality, and school systems, together with its quantitative effect on the selected factors of birth-rate, infant mortality, early age of marriage, size of family, mobility, suicide, and urbanization.Original...

    48,32 €

  • The Unforgotten Babies
    Marina Young / Peter Young
    Healing starts the moment you feel heard.This is part of my abortion story and journey of healing. Along with my husband, Peter, sharing from a male perspective, which is often not heard.I am not a counsellor, but someone with certain life experiences which has shaped me into the person I am today. I did, however, train in Mental Health and did some community papers, which have...

    12,25 €

  • Being 2.0
    Razique Mahroua / Paloma Vita
    To which degree does said culture define oneself and one’s choices? Can one shed the layers of cultural conditioning past the thickness education creates?Being 2.0 aims to reflect on such questions and offer the reader a transpersonal experience fed by an in-depth work of deconstruction. Being 2.0 is the retelling of the author’s story, son of immigrants who moved from Algeria ...

    32,76 €

  • 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...

    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...

    15,33 €

  • Romancing Through Italy
    Robert James Connors
    Romancing Through Italy is an intimate cultural journey that reveals not just the places, but the people and mysteries of an ancient land. In these true stories, discover the humor, beauty, heroes, friends, and misadventures of traveling through Italy. Emperors and cave-dwellers, elderly goat-herds and ghost towns come to life in visits to the hidden corners of the cradle of mo...

    22,20 €

  • 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...

    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...

    20,07 €

  • The Key to LIFE
    Jim Phillips
    LIFE is singing the song within you that yearns to be sung.  Join Jim Phillips as he explains the “simplexities” of LIFE over the course of your current, unique “souljourn”. The Key to LIFE: Living In Full Expression reveals ancient wisdom within the context of modern day living that unlocks the vault of Divine wisdom within you. Jim’s insights and experiences offer an opportun...

    21,50 €

  • How to Keep Your Stuff Safe Online
    Raef Meeuwisse
    Any everyday person can protect themselves from the majority of online cybercrime.  All you have to do is follow some basic security steps, most of which are completely FREE to implement.This short guide is designed to be an easy and quick read that helps you identify and implement basic but highly effective security in a matter of hours.  The main security guidance is covered ...

    7,26 €

  • Inner Sky
    Steven Layer
    A conversation about 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    20,70 €

  • Police Psychology and Its Growing Impact on Modern Law Enforcement
    Police psychology has become an integral part of present-day police agencies, providing support in the areas of personnel assessment, individual and organizational intervention, consultation, and operational assistance. Research-based resources contribute to those efforts by shedding light on best practices, identifying recent research and developments, and calling attention to...

    249,43 €

  • The Headless Horseman of Booger Holler and Other Dover Tales
    Mindy Campbell Hudson
    Collected through firsthand interviews, author Mindy Campbell Hudson brings local lore to life in The Headless Horseman of Booger Holler and Other Dover Tales with stories of Dover, Arkansas's own legends, history, and supernatural tales. Complete with photographs of historical Dover, this collection of tales captures the legacy and traditions of rural Arkansas and sets it ...

    12,86 €

  • 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...

    452,90 €

  • The Gandhian Iceberg
    Chris D Moore-Backman
    The Gandhian Iceberg presents a bold, new interpretation of Gandhian nonviolence from the rare perspective of an author who is equal parts writer, scholar, and frontlines practitioner. The book faces the current crisis of climate change and the intensification of social unrest around the world, and calls for a new convergence of serious, spiritually-rooted US nonviolence activi...

    11,52 €

    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...

    34,60 €