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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
    (9650957)

    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
    (9628851)

    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
    (4426092)

    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
    (9627672)

    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
    (8796382)

    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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    Slavery and American Economic Development

    Wright, Gavin
    (9780826)

    'quot;Slavery and American Economic Development is a small book with a big interpretative punch. It is one of those rare books about a familiar subject that manages to seem fresh and new.'quot; -- Charles B. Dew, Journal of Interdisciplinary History...

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    Persian Metaphysics and Mysticism - Selected...

    Ridgeon, Lloyd
    (9779218)

    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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    Three Hotels - Plays and Monologues

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    An acclaimed play from Jon Robin Baitz.

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    Women and Justice

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    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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    The Sociology of Rural Life

    Sam Hillyard
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    From fox-hunting to farming, the vigor with which rural activities and living are defended overturns received notions of a sleepy and complacent countryside. Alongside these developments, the rise of the organic food movement has helped to revitalize...

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    Criminal Resistance? - The Politics of...

    Temitope B Dr Oriola
    (9775646)

    Crude oil extraction in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria generates 96% of all foreign earnings and 85% of state revenues, making it crucial to the survival of the Nigerian state. Several generations of state neglect, corruption and mismanagement...

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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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    Probation Practice and the New Penology -...

    John Dr Deering
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    The criminal justice system has been in a state of flux in recent decades, accompanied by growing levels of insecurity and intolerance of crime and offenders among the general population. Along with government policy and practice, these developments...

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    Chapters 10-13 - The Practice of Generalist...

    Berg-Weger, Marla; Birkenmaier, Julie
    (9776497)

    This text for generalist practice courses is also available with a treasure trove of related materials for use in a two or three-course practice sequence. The text helps translate the guiding theoretical perspectives of social justice, human rights,...

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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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    Fruits of Her Plume

    Goscilo, Helena
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    The 1980s witnessed the ascendency of Russian women in multiple spheres of artistic creation, including literature, film, and painting. This volume may thus be said to engage not only women's artistic production but, indeed, the best and most...

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    Polygamy - A Cross-Cultural Analysis

    Miriam Koktvedgaard Zeitzen
    (9771923)

    Forms of plural marriage, or polygamy, are practiced within most of the world's cultures and religions. The amazing variation, versatility and adaptability of polygamy underscore that it is not just an exotic non-Western practice, but also exists in...

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    Medieval Islamic Pragmatics - Sunni Legal...

    Muhammad M. Yunis Ali
    (9776597)

    This book deals with two different pragmatic approaches to textual communication: (i) the mainstream approach followed by the 'apos;Ash'apos;ari s, Hanafi s and Mu'apos;tazili s, (ii) the salafite approach followed mainly by the Hanbali s, defended...

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    U.S. and Latin American Relations

    Gregory B. Weeks
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    Featuring numerous updates and revisions, U.S. and Latin American Relations, 2nd Edition offers in-depth theoretical and historical analyses to explore the complex dynamic between the United States and the countries that comprise Latin America. ...

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    Protecting Civilians During Violent Conflict...

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    There is almost unanimous agreement that civilians should be protected from the direct effects of violent conflict, and that the distinction between combatant and non-combatant should be respected. But what are the fundamental ethical questions...

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    #RhodesMustFall - Nibbling at Resilient...

    B. Nyamnjoh
    (9777868)

    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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    Cruising in the Global Economy - Profits,...

    Christine B.N. Chin
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    The business of cruise tourism in recent years has commanded news media attention especially on issues of environmental pollution, passenger safety and worker rights, yet consumer interest in cruise vacations has not been adversely affected by...

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    Truth Commissions - Memory, Power, and...

    Onur Bakiner
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    Onur Bakiner evaluates the success of truth commissions in promoting political, judicial, and social change. He argues that even when commissions produce modest change as a result of political constraints, they open new avenues for human rights...

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    Zimbabwe'apos;s Migrants and South...

    Maxim Bolt
    (9779712)

    During the Zimbabwean crisis, millions crossed through the apartheid-era border fence, searching for ways to make ends meet. Maxim Bolt explores the lives of Zimbabwean migrant labourers, of settled black farm workers and their dependants, and of...

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    Joining the Fray - Outside Military...

    Zachary C Assoc Prof Shirkey
    (9774056)

    National leaders often worry that civil wars might spread, but also seem to have little grasp on which civil wars will in fact draw in other states. An ability to understand which civil wars are most likely to draw in outside powers and when this is...

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    The Foundation of the Ottoman Empire

    Herbert Adam Gibbons
    (9776758)

    Originally published in 1916, this work provides a detailed study of the first century of the Ottoman Empire. It traces the life and career of Osman himself and of his descendants, Orkhan, Murad and Bayezid, who laid the foundations of the Ottoman...

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    Why Women Rebel - Understanding Women'apos;s...

    Alexis Leanna Henshaw
    (9778281)

    Why Women Rebel presents a global analysis of the extent to which women are engaged in armed, organized rebellions, and why they choose to join such rebellions. Henshaw has collected and analyzed data on women'apos;s participation in over 70...

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    Racial Exclusionism and the City - The Urban...

    Christopher T. Husbands
    (9775631)

    First published in 1983, this book reports on the results of a survey in thirteen areas of England where the National Front (NF) had previously gained significant levels of electoral support and examines the social and political histories of these...

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    A New History of Asian America

    Shelley Sang-Hee Lee
    (9819069)

    A New History of Asian America is a fresh and up-to-date history of Asians in the United States from the late eighteenth century to the present. Drawing on current scholarship, Shelley Lee brings forward the many strands of Asian American history,...

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    Holy Week - A Novel of the Warsaw Ghetto...

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    At the height of the Nazi extermination campaign in the Warsaw Ghetto, a young Jewish woman, Irena, seeks the protection of her former lover, a young architect, Jan Malecki. By taking her in, he puts his own life and the safety of his family at risk.

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    Families - Beyond the Nuclear Ideal

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    This book discusses the theory that alternative relationship and family structures challenge the privileged status of the nuclear family as the preferable mode of family life for all, and the one to be endorsed and encouraged by society. &nbsp

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    Migration, Citizenship and Intercultural...

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    Migration, Citizenship and Intercultural Relations reflects on the tensions and contradictions that arise within debates on social inclusion, arguing that both the concept of social inclusion and policy surrounding it need to incorporate visions of...

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    The Motherless Child in the Novels of Pauline...

    Bergman, Jill
    (9780015)

    Well known in her day as a singer, playwright, author, and editor of the Colored American Magazine, Pauline Hopkins (1859--1930) has been the subject of considerable scholarly attention over the last twenty years. Academic review of her many...

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    Colossal Control Failures - From Julius...

    Gibbs, Jack P.
    (9774733)

    This fascinating book analyzes 13 control failures in human history, from Robespierre's promotion of the French Revolution, to Hoover's efforts to stop the Great Depression, to the intelligence failures of 9/11. Assessing the causes of 10 additional...

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    Milliken'apos;s Bend - A Civil War Battle in...

    Linda Barnickel
    (9774142)

    At Milliken'apos;s Bend, Louisiana, a Union force composed predominantly of former slaves met their Confederate adversaries in one of the bloodiest engagements of the war. This small yet important fight received some initial widespread attention but...

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    The Delinquent Solution (Routledge Revivals)...

    David Downes
    (9775714)

    First published in 1966, The Delinquent Solution presents a study of crime associated with the nature of subcultures. The book discusses issues such as the concept and theory of subcultures, the life of delinquent gangs, and the English experience of...

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    The International Relations of the EU

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    In an incisive and lively discussion International Relations of the EU examines both the economic and security dimensions of European Union external relations.  The book adopts an innovative approach that combines International Relations with...

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    In Remembrance of Emmett Till - Regional...

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    On August 28, 1955, fourteen-year-old Chicago native Emmett Till was brutally beaten to death for allegedly flirting with a white woman at a grocery store in Money, Mississippi. Roy Bryant and J. W. Milam were acquitted of murdering Till and dumping...

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    Managing Defense Transformation - Agency,...

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    Why are some military organizations more adept than others at reinventing themselves? Why do some efforts succeed rapidly while others only gather momentum over time or become sidetracked or even subverted?This book explicates the conditions under...

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    Modern Esoteric - Beyond Our Senses

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    Winner of: Best Book Design 2014, American Graphic Design Organized into three sections—Lifeology, Control, and Thrive—Modern Esoteric examines the flaws in modern history and looks at how conspiracy theories, esoteric knowledge, and fringe subjects...

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