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    A Taste of Irrationality

    Dr. Dan Ariely
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    Sample chapters from Predictably Irrational and Upside of Irrationality. Predictably IrrationalWhy do our headaches persist after we take a one-cent aspirin but disappear when we take a fifty-cent aspirin? Why do we splurge on a lavish meal but cut...

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    Prayers for Bobby

    Aarons, Leroy
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    Bobby Griffith was an all-American boy ...and he was gay. Faced with an irresolvable conflict-for both his family and his religion taught him that being gay was 'wrong'-Bobby chose to take his own life. Prayers for Bobby, nominated for a 1996 Lambda...

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    Mindhunter

    Douglas, John; Olshaker, Mark
    (4951600)

    What makes a serial killer?Only one man really knows. FBI Special Agent and expert in criminal profiling and behavioural science, John Douglas. A man who has looked evil in the eye and made a vocation of understanding it. Now retired, Douglas can let...

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    The Communist Manifesto (Chiron Academic...

    Friedrich, Engels; Karl Marx
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    THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO (originally Manifesto of the Communist Party) is an 1848 political pamphlet by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Commissioned by the Communist League and originally published in London (in the German language...

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    Murray Rothbard

    Casey, Gerard
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    Murray Rothbard (1926-1995) was an economist, historian, philosopher, and legal theoretician. His work was unified by a passionate and resolute commitment to a libertarianism that may be characterized as'apos;anarcho-capitalism'apos; and which...

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    A Situação do Homem no Cosmos

    Scheler, Max
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    Nunca na história o homem foi, tanto como hoje, um problema para si mesmo. No momento em que reconheceu que não possui um conhecimento rigoroso do que é, parece animado de uma nova coragem: a coragem da verdade; ousa então levantar esta questão...

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    Oral Literature in Africa

    Ruth, Finnegan
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    Ruth Finnegan's Oral Literature in Africa was first published in 1970, and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces the history of storytelling across the...

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    Workin' It!

    Rupaul
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    More than just a style guide, this is a navigation system through the bumpy road of life. Let RuPaul teach you the tried, tested and found true techniques that will propel you from background player to shining star!No more playing small, your time is...

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    The Puzzle of Twenty-First-Century...

    Franko, Patrice; Stephen C. Stamos Jr.
    (9454610)

    This book provides a clear and concise toolkit to understand how trade, finance, and production bind us in a globally connected international system. Presenting both the theory and the evidence needed to understand economic globalization, this...

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    African Americans and Mass Media - A Case for...

    Richard T. Craig
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    This book examines race, media, and ownership diversity and argues that growing conglomerate media ownership hinders the diversity of voices and content. The focus on minority media ownership and the declining presence of minority media owners...

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    100 Things Star Wars Fans Should Know& Do...

    Casey, Dan
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    Perfect for Star Wars fans who think they already know everything On May 25, 1977, the world of science fiction, film, and pop culture was changed forever with the release of Star Wars. The beginning of this epic space opera franchise would inspire...

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    The Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus - Race...

    Winburn, Jonathan; Jas M. Sullivan
    (9780160)

    Since the creation of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus in 1977, the number of black lawmakers in the Louisiana Legislature has increased; however, on many of the socioeconomic indicators, the condition of their constituents has failed to...

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    Life and the Student - Roadside Notes on...

    Cooley, Charles Horton
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    “In Life and the Student Professor Cooley has given his readers the accumulated wisdom of years devoted to the study of society and human nature.” —H. L. Lurie, Social Service ReviewLife and the Student is a compilation of reflections, commentaries,...

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    The Last Landscape

    Whyte, William H.
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    'quot;For years we wasted land with impunity,'quot; William H. Whyte writes in this classic work at last returned to print, 'quot;now we no longer can.'quot;

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    As Time Goes By in Argentina - Economic...

    Gragnolati, Michele; Rafael Rofman
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    The process of demographic transition through which Argentina is passing is a window of both opportunities and challenges in economic and social terms. Argentina is still a young country in which the working-age population represents the largest...

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    Claiming the International

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    This book explores the possibilities of alternative worldings beyond those authorized by the disciplinary norms and customs of International Relations. In response to the boundary-drawing practices of IR that privilege the historical experience and...

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    Dangerous Ground - The World of Hazardous...

    Donald J. Rebovich
    (9780134)

    For many years, if businesses were caught dumping waste, it was treated more as a nuisance than as a crime; the common images of the criminal and the dumper were worlds apart. In Dangerous Ground, originally published in 1992, Donald J. Rebovich...

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    Freedom Betrayed - Herbert Hoover'apos;s...

    Nash, George H.
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    Herbert Hoover's 'magnum opus'-at last published nearly fifty years after its completion-offers a revisionist reexamination of World War II and its cold war aftermath and a sweeping indictment of the 'lost statesmanship' of Franklin Roosevelt. Hoover...

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    Eco-Warriors - Understanding the Radical...

    Scarce, Rik
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    Eco-Warriors was the first in-depth look at the people, actions, history and philosophies behind the 'radical' environmental movement. Focusing on the work of Earth First!, the Sea Shepherds, Greenpeace, and the Animal Liberation Front, among others,...

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    Africa Through Structuration Theory

    Elonga Mboyo
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    Despite all the talk about African Renaissance, much of the continent is plagued by poverty and instability. To break out of that cycle, the guardians of African heritage (the old independence freedom fighters turned political leaders and their...

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    Persian Metaphysics and Mysticism - Selected...

    Ridgeon, Lloyd
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    One of the foremost 13th-century Persian mystics, 'Aziz Nasaffi with his simple manner of explaining God, His Essence, Attributes and Acts provides the western reader with an overview of all the major interpretations of medieval Islamic thought....

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    Arrowheads and Stone Artifacts - A Practical...

    Yeager, C. G.
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    This practical, down-to-earth guide for surface collectors of arrowheads and stone artifacts is designed especially for amateur archaeologists and people interested in learning how to study and collect artifacts safely and responsibly. With more than...

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    Jack and Jill, Not an Easy Climb - The Tina...

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    'Jack and Jill' (not an easy climb) is a rich account of the lonely life of Tina Mucka. Tina was born the third SON to a French Canadian family in Keene, NH. For years Neal felt out of place in his body. He was depressed and had many learning...

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    Domestic Violence Perpetrators -...

    Devaney, John; Lazenbatt, Anne
    (9778200)

    Domestic violence is a serious, widespread public, social and health problem that affects the lives of many women, children and men. There is also evidence to suggest it has one of the highest rates of recidivism. This comprehensive book provides an...

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    Lines in the Sand - Congressional...

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    The events of 2003 in Texas were important to the political history of this country. Congressman Tom DeLay led a Republican effort to gerrymander the state's thirty-two congressional districts to defeat all ten of the Anglo Democratic incumbents and...

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    Indian Theatre - Theatre of Origin, Theatre...

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    This book sets out from the question: why have so many western theatre workers come to India and what were they looking for? What is it that seemed to be lacking in western performance and understanding of the nature and function of theatre? Locating...

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    Police in Democratic Societies

    Shanker Sen
    (9776992)

    The author very critically and analytically examines the various aspects of the policing in Indian context. The book also briefly, but lucidly deals with the police force and policing in United States, Britain, Australia and Latin America. The author...

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    Population Ageing in Central and Eastern...

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    During the 1990s, Europe became the first continent with a 'mature society', where people aged 60 years and older outnumber children and as this trend continues, the resulting 'ageing societies' will differ from previous societies in their make-up,...

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    100 Under $100 - One Hundred Tools for...

    Betsy Teutsch
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    An inspiring, comprehensive look at the many tools being employed today to empower women in the developing world and help them raise themselves out of poverty.

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    Internal Security Threats to South Asia

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    The book is a latest and informative addition to the literature on South Asia with the ministrations of the great powers such as United States, with the focus being upon the notion of internal security in the region. The internal security scenario in...

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    Incarceration Nation

    Peter K. Enns
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    The rise of mass incarceration in the United States is one of the most critical outcomes of the last half-century. Incarceration Nation offers the most compelling explanation of this outcome to date. This book combines in-depth analysis of Barry...

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    Mary in the Qur'apos;an - A Literary Reading

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    Providing an analysis of the complete story of Mary in its liturgical, narrative and rhetorical contexts, this literary reading is a prerequisite to any textual reading of the Qur'apos;an whether juristic, theological, or otherwise. intertextuality...

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    Anti-Fascism in Britain

    Copsey, Nigel
    (9774376)

    Anti-fascism has long been one of the most active and dynamic areas of radical protest and direct action. Yet it is an area of struggle and popular resistance that remains largely unexplored by historians, sociologists and political scientists.Fully...

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    Parliaments and Citizens

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    The relationship between parliaments and citizens is one of the least studied subjects in legislative studies, yet this is a crucial dimension to understand parliaments and the role they play in our political systems. Furthermore, this relationship...

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    #RhodesMustFall - Nibbling at Resilient...

    B. Nyamnjoh
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    This book on rights, entitlements and citizenship in post-apartheid South Africa shows how the playing field has not been as levelled as presumed by some and how racism and its benefits persist. Through everyday interactions and experiences of...

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    Transforming the Disciplines - A Women'apos;s...

    Cherry, Mary Jane; Renee P Prys; Susan Popham
    (9776773)

    A jargon-free, non-technical, and easily accessible introduction to women'apos;s studies!All too many students enter academia with the hazy idea that the field of women'apos;s studies is restricted to housework, birth control, and Susan B. Anthony....

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    Europeanization of Environmental Policy in...

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    Prior to the European Union (EU) 2004/2007 enlargement there were several predictions that this event would hamper progressive decision-making within the EU on environmental policy. It was believed that the new member states had adopted EU rules as a...

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    The Quest for Utopia

    Gitelman, Zvi Y.
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    This exploration of the Jewish political tradition elucidates a long, rich, and diverse experience of both sovereignty and dispersed statelessness. It holds insights, as Zvi Gitelman points out in his introductory chapter, for anyone interested...

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    Political Survival and Yasukuni in...

    Mong Cheung
    (9774703)

    What role does the political survival of prime ministers play in Japan'apos;s relations with China over the Yasukuni issue? Three Japanese prime ministers, including Nakasone Yasuhiro, Hashimoto Ryutaro and Abe Shinzo, complied with China'apos;s...

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    Media,Technology and Society - A History:...

    Winston, Brian
    (9776153)

    Challenging the popular myth of a present-day'apos;information revolution'apos;, Media Technology and Society is essential reading for anyone interested in the social impact of technological change. Winston argues that the development of new media...

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    Partnerships Between Health and Local...

    Taylor, Pat; Snape, Stephanie
    (9775474)

    The theme of this collection of essays is partnerships between health and local government. Such partnerships are not new. Nor is discussion of the merits (or otherwise) of collaboration between the two sectors. The history of collaboration between...

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    Truth Recovery and Transitional Justice -...

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    This book investigates why some societies defer transitional justice issues after successful democratic consolidation.Despite democratisation, the exhumation of mass graves containing the victims from the violence in Cyprus (1963-1974) and the...

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    Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Society

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    After decades 'quot;in the shadows'quot;, urban lighting is re-emerging as a matter of public debate. Long-standing truths are increasingly questioned as a confluence of developments affects lighting itself and the way it is viewed. Light has become...

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    Fashion and the Consumer Revolution in...

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    This book explores how clothing consumption has changed in Russia in the past 20 years as capitalism has grown in a postsocialist state, bringing with it a 'quot;consumer revolution.'quot; It shows how there has been and continues to be a massive...

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