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Family Child Care Legal and Insurance Guide: How to Protect Yourself from the Risks of Running a Business (Redleaf Business)

About the Author Mari Millard is the former associate director of Redleaf National Institute. She has a background in financial planning and has trained and advised hundreds of child care provide [...]

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BOOT: An LAPD Officer's Rookie Year in South Central Los Angeles

From the Back Cover In the tumultuous year encompassing the now infamous Rodney King beating, rookie police officer William Dunn, a 'boot', was assigned to patrol the nine square miles that make [...]

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Putting Faith in Neighborhoods: Making Cities Work through Grassroots Citizenship

Review 'Stephen Goldsmith was among America's most intelligent, energetic, creative urban leaders. The pragmatic lessons embodied here deserve wide attention.' -- Robert Putnam, Harvard Universit [...]

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Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice

An amazing collection of articles on today's hottest CJ topics by 26 top experts from a variety of Criminal Justice disciplines! Articles cover topics like: - Criminal Theory - Policing Issues & Research - Researchin [...]

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The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being in Charge Isn't What It Used to Be

From Booklist Na?m, scholar and columnist, explains that ?power is what we exercise over others that leads them to behave in ways they would not otherwise have behaved.? He builds his case for th [...]

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An Instance of Treason: Ozaki Hotsumi and the Sorge Spy Ring

Review 'An exhaustive, authoritative, and seemingly definitive account of one of the most enthralling espionage cases of World War II.' The New York Times Book Review --This text r [...]

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Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34

From Publishers Weekly Burrough, an award-winning financial journalist and Vanity Fair special correspondent, best known for Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco, switches gears to pro [...]

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His Finest Hours: Great War Speeches of Winston Churchill

About the Author Graham Stewart was born in 1969 and educated at St Andrews and Cambridge universities. His first book, Burying Caesar: Churchill, Chamberlain and the Battle for the Tory Party wa [...]

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The Birth of Capitalism: A 21st Century Perspective (The Future of World Capitalism)

Review The Birth of Capitalism sets a new standard in the study of the transition from feudalism to capitalism. With the care of a surgeon, Heller dissects the divergent body of analysis regardin [...]

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The Future of Foreign Intelligence: Privacy and Surveillance in a Digital Age (Inalienable Rights)

About the Author Laura K. Donohue, J.D., Ph.D. is a Professor of Law at Georgetown Law, Director of the Georgetown Law Center on National Security and the Law, and Director of the Georgetown Law [...]

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Do Parents Matter?: Why Japanese Babies Sleep Soundly, Mexican Siblings Donít Fight, and American Families Should Just Relax

Review 'Fascinating...The authors' global perspective finds that human experience is varied and kids are resilient.'?Laura Vanderkam, Wall Street Journal'It took two accomplished (and married) an [...]

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Small Feats: Unsung Accomplishments & Everyday Heroics of Foster & Adoptive Parents

Review '...champions parents who have found a way to stand by their children in extraordinary ways in extraordinary circumstances.' -- Wilf Graham, Director, Bluewater Family Support Services, In [...]

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Knowledge, Power, and Practice: The Anthropology of Medicine and Everyday Life (Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care)

About the Author Shirley Lindenbaum is Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York and author of Kuru Sorcery (1979). Margaret Lock is Professor of Medical Antho [...]

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Writing at the Margin: Discourse Between Anthropology and Medicine

From the Inside Flap 'This is the work of an energetic scholar whose capacity to read, digest, and reflect on ideas in diverse domains of inquiry is probably unequaled in the field.'?Sue Estroff, [...]

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God's Laboratory: Assisted Reproduction in the Andes

Review 'The book is an important contribution to the anthropology of reproduction and Latin American studies, among other fields.' (Amy Cooper Somatosphere 2014-04-03) --This text [...]

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