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Routledge African Studies #8: Natural Resources, Conflict, and Sustainable Development: Lessons from the Niger Delta

Okechukwu Ukaga

The Niger Delta Region has in the past two decades experienced protracted violent conflicts. At the roots of these violent conflicts are the genuine quests of the people for sustainable development that is based on social justice, equity, fairness and... (read more)


Abortion and Birth Control
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The Moral Property of Women: A History of Birth Control Politics in America

Linda Gordon

Choice Magazine's Outstanding Academic Books for 2004The only book to cover the entire history of birth control and the intense controversies about reproduction rights that have raged in the United States for more than 150 years, The Moral Property of... (read more)


Slavery
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The Slaves' Gamble: Choosing Sides in the War of 1812

Gene Allen Smith

Images of American slavery conjure up cotton plantations and African American slaves locked in bondage until the Civil War. Yet early on in the nineteenth century the state of slavery was very different, and the political vicissitudes of the young... (read more)


General
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Using Action Tendency Emotions as Persuasive Tools for Mothers to Encourage a Healthy Diet for Their Preadolescent Daughters in a Theory of Planned Be

Lauren M. Hamel

The childhood obesity and overweight problem in the United States has reached an all time high. About one in every five American children is overweight. Overweight children are more likely to be overweight adults and are more likely to incur a variety of... (read more)


Jewish Studies
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Mediation at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin: Spheres of Speakability (Palgrave MacMillan Memory Studies)

Irit Dekel

Mediation at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin offers a novel approach to the memorial and its study through the focus on performances. Based on extensive ethnographic research, and drawing on dramaturgic theory, memory studies and theories of... (read more)


Media
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Media Perspectives on Intelligent Design and Evolution

Mark Paxton

The modern debate over the validity of the opposing intelligent design and evolution positions has continued for over 20 years and ended up in the courtroom more than once. Media Perspectives on Intelligent Design and Evolution seeks to present readers... (read more)


Reference and Methodology
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Marketing Metaphoria: What Deep Metaphors Reveal about the Minds of Consumers

Gerald Zaltman

Why do advertising campaigns and new products often fail? Why do consumers feel that companies don't understand their needs? Because marketers themselves don't think deeply about consumers' innermost thoughts and feelings. Marketing Metaphoria is a... (read more)


Poverty
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Who's Afraid of Frances Fox Piven? (11 Edition)

Frances Fox Piven

The sociologist and political scientist Frances Fox Piven and her late husband Richard Cloward have been famously credited by Glenn Beck with devising the “Cloward/Piven Strategy,” a world view responsible, according to Beck, for everything... (read more)


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