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Disease, Pain, and Suicidal Behavior

Elsebeth Stenager

Estimating the risk for suicidal behavior among patients is often a very complex challenge for psychiatrists, general practitioners, psychologists, surgeons, specialists in internal medicine, neurologists, nurses, and social workers. Disease, Pain, and... (read more)


Violence in Society
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The Politics of Antisocial Behaviour: Amoral Panics

Stuart Waiton

No one, from the CEO down to the lowest level worker, intentionally sets out to create waste or fail at their assigned work tasks. It's human nature to strive for and attain success in things we set out to do. Unfortunately many of us unwittingly pursue... (read more)


Urban Studies
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To Scale: One Hundred Urban Plans

Eric J. Jenkins

How big is Moscow's Red Square in comparison to Tiananmen Square? Why are there fewer public squares in Japan than in Italy? What lessons might be found in the plan of Savannah, Georgia's historic district? To Scale is a collection of plans of urban... (read more)


Agriculture and Food
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Anything That Moves: Renegade Chefs, Fearless Eaters, and the Making of a New American Food Culture

Dana Goodyear

The popular New Yorker writer combines the style of Mary Roach with the on-the-ground food savvy of Anthony Bourdain. Dana Goodyears narrative debut is a highly entertaining, revelatory look into the raucous, strange, fascinatingly complex world of... (read more)


General
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American Pop [Four Volumes]: Popular Culture Decade by Decade

Bob Batchelor (edt)

Pop culture is the heart and soul of America, a unifying bridge across time bringing together generations of diverse backgrounds. Whether looking at the bright lights of the Jazz Age in the 1920s, the sexual and the rock-n-roll revolution of the 1960s... (read more)


Slavery
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Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade

Thomas Norman DeWolf and Sharon Leslie Morgan

When Thomas Norman DeWolf learned he descended from the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history, it changed his life. He became sensitized to white privilege, America's history of slavery and the continuing legacy of racism. He participated in a... (read more)


American Studies
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Country of Exiles: The Destruction of Place in American Life

William Leach

"Brilliant. . . . Leach [is] one of the most creative and critical historians of American culture and social history."   --The San Diego Union-Tribune "Thoughtful, well-written, well-argued." --Choice "Quite persuasive.&... (read more)


Children and Family
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What to Do When Your Family Can't Afford Health Care (Let's Work It Out)

Rachel Lynette

With the costs of healthcare skyrocketing, and comprehensive coverage being difficult to obtain, those who do not have health insurance are often left to their own devices. This book explains what healthcare and insurance are and why they are so crucial.... (read more)


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