Quinny Hopper

Quinny   Hopper Author Adriana Brad Schanen
ISBN-10 1484716663
Release 2015-04-07
Pages 240
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Quinny has a lot to say. Hopper gets to the point. Quinny has one speed: very, very, extra-very fast. Hopper proceeds with caution. Quinny has big ideas. Hopper has smart solutions. Quinny and Hopper couldn't be more different. They are an unstoppable team. But when summer ends, things suddenly aren't the same. Can Quinny and Hopper stick together in the face of stylish bullies, a killer chicken, and the brand-new Third Grade Rules-especially the one that says they aren't allowed to be friends anymore?



To be Continued

To be Continued Author Merle Jacob
ISBN-10 157356155X
Release 2000
Pages 465
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Adds 1,600 new books and 400 new series, maintaining the first volume's successful formula.



State Power Crime

State  Power  Crime Author Roy Coleman
ISBN-10 9781446202180
Release 2009-10-16
Pages 296
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'Following the outstanding introduction by the authors there are fifteen excellent original articles devoted to an integrated theory of the relationship between the state and crime. This work is on the cutting edge of critical criminology. It is a must read.' - William J. Chambliss, Professor of Sociology, The George Washington University, USA. 'This book is a superb compilation of original papers by an impressive roster of authors. While the articles cover a wide range of empirical issues, from Northern Ireland and corporate crime to youth crime and heterosexual hegemony they all explore the implications, strategies and mechanisms of state power. There isn't a weak paper here: all are extensively documented, well written, persuasive and scholarly in the very best sense.' - Professor Laureen Snider, Queens University, Canada 'State, Power, Crime is a hugely important book for these times. Bringing together some of the most original minds in criminology it offers a critical analysis of the state, how it constructs crime, responds to it and, at times, engages in the very same. The book is essential reading for anyone interested in justice, freedom and equality.' - Paddy Rawlinson, London School of Economics Featuring contributions by many of the leading scholars in the field, this seminal text explores the key themes and debates on state power today, in relation to crime and social order. It critically evaluates a range of substantive areas of criminological concern, including terrorism, surveillance, violence and the media. State, Power, Crime provides: "historical overviews of key theories about state power " assessment of the relationship between crime, criminal justice and the state " analysis of the development of law and order policy " discussion of the impact of structural fissures such as gender, race and sexuality " an overview of current research and writing " critical reflection on the future direction of research and analysis " advice on further reading. In 1978, with the publication of Hall et al's Policing the Crisis and Poulantzas's State, Power, Socialism, the complexity of the state's interventions in maintaining a capitalist social order were laid bare for critical criminological analysis. State, Power, Crime offers an up-to-date and comprehensive examination of the challenges posed by state power, in relation to both criminal and social justice.



The Search for a Nonviolent Future

The Search for a Nonviolent Future Author Michael N. Nagler
ISBN-10 157731803X
Release 2010-10-01
Pages 360
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Beginning with the achievements of Mahatma Gandhi, and following the legacy of nonviolence through the struggles against Nazism in Europe, racism in America, oppression in China and Latin America, and ethnic conflicts in Africa and Bosnia, Michael Nagler unveils a hidden history. Nonviolence, he proposes, has proven its power against arms and social injustice wherever it has been correctly understood and applied. Nagler's approach is not only historical but also spiritual, drawing on the experience of Gandhi and other activists and teachers. Individual chapters include A Way Out of Hell, The Sweet Sound of Order, and A Clear Picture of Peace. The last chapter includes a five-point blueprint for change and "study circle" guide. The foreword by Arun Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, is new to this edition.



Under a Pole Star

Under a Pole Star Author Stef Penney
ISBN-10 9781786481184
Release 2016-11-03
Pages 608
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Stef Penney, COSTA WINNING AUTHOR of THE TENDERNESS OF WOLVES, returns to the Arctic with 'A dazzling tale of romance and survival' (Guardian.) Perfect for fans of THE ESSEX SERPENT and TO THE BRIGHT EDGE OF THE WORLD. '[Penney writes] with a persuasive and appealing hunger . . . there is a touch of Donna Tartt here' The Times 'In the masterfully evoked Arctic landscape and in her depictions of sex . . . she finds her true, dazzling stride' Guardian' Flora Mackie first crossed the Arctic Circle at the age of twelve. In 1889, the whaler's daughter from Dundee - dubbed by the press 'The Snow Queen' - sets out to become a scientist and explorer. She struggles to be taken seriously but determination and chance lead her back to northern Greenland at the head of a British expedition, despite the many who believe that a young woman has no place in this harsh world of men. Geologist Jakob de Beyn was raised in Manhattan. Yearning for wider horizons, he joins a rival expedition, led by the furiously driven Lester Armitage. When Jakob and Flora's paths cross, it is a fateful meeting. All three become obsessed with the north, a place where violent extremes exist side by side: perpetual night and endless day; frozen seas and coastal meadows; heroism and lies. Armitage's ruthless desire to be the true leader of polar discovery takes him and his men on a mission whose tragic outcome will reverberate for years to come. Set against the stark, timeless beauty of northern Greenland, and fin-de-siècle New York and London, Under a Pole Star is a compelling look at the dark side of the 'golden age' of exploration, a study of the corrosive power of ambition, and an epic, incendiary love story. It shows that sometimes you have to travel to the furthest edge of the world in order to find your true place in it.



Existentialist Criminology

Existentialist Criminology Author Don Crewe
ISBN-10 9781134034338
Release 2009-01-13
Pages 320
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Existentialist Criminology captures an emerging interest in the value of existentialist thought and concepts for criminological work on crime, deviance, crime control, and criminal justice. This emerging interest chimes with recent social and cultural developments - as well as shifts in their theoretical consideration - that are oriented around contingency and unpredictability. But whilst these conditions have largely been described and analysed through the lens of complexity theory, post-structuralist theory and postmodernism, there exploration by critical criminologists in existentialist terms offers a richer and more productive approach to the social and cultural dimensions of crime, deviance, crime control and, more broadly, of regulation and governance. Covering a range of topics that lend themselves quite naturally to existentialist analysis - crime and deviance as becoming and will, the existential openness of symbolic exchange, the internal conversations that take place within criminal justice practices, and the contingent and finite character of resistance - the contributions to this volume set out to explore a largely untapped reservoir of critical potential.



Values and Violence

Values and Violence Author Ibrahim A. Karawan
ISBN-10 9781402086601
Release 2008-10-11
Pages 288
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Most books on terrorism deal with descriptions of terrorist organizations and activities, some examine privacy and civil liberties issues, and others treat terrorism as a series of policy choices. Hardly any books deal with the foundational questions of values and violence as they relate to terrorism. The two unique features of this book are that it deals with violence at the normative foundations of values and human dignity and that it includes many of the best-known authors in the world from a variety of disciplines, making it a paradigmatic example of cutting-edge study in interdisciplinary scholarship, with a focus on bringing theories and policy issues closer together. "Values and Violence" includes chapters by a dozen of the leading scholars in the world on patterns of political violence, responses to terrorism, and the basic value choices inherent in them.



Betsy Tacy and Tib

Betsy Tacy and Tib Author Maud Hart Lovelace
ISBN-10 9780061998317
Release 2011-05-17
Pages 160
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Three of a Kind Betsy and Tacy are best friends. Then Tib moves into the neighborhood and the three of them start to play together. The grown-ups think they will quarrel, but they don't. Sometimes they quarrel with Betsy's and Tacy's bossy big sisters, but they never quarrel among themselves. They are not as good as they might be. They cook up awful messes in the kitchen, throw mud on each other and pretend to be beggars, and cut off each other's hair. But Betsy, Tacy, and Tib always manage to have a good time. Ever since their first publication in the 1940s, the Betsy-Tacy stories have been loved by each generation of young readers.



Substance Use and Abuse

Substance Use and Abuse Author Victor N. Shaw
ISBN-10 0275971392
Release 2002
Pages 272
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Examines substance use and abuse from a variety of sociological perspectives.



Criminology as peacemaking

Criminology as peacemaking Author Harold E. Pepinsky
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105035329627
Release 1991-05-01
Pages 339
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Criminology has traditionally been a military science, a science of war. "The criminal element" is the enemy. Repression and restraint are the primary tools of criminal justice, and criminologists study how to make those tools effective in the "war on crime." We are beginning to realize that this is a war against ourselves and one that we are losing. Our inability to make peace with crime and criminals is reflected in the paucity of our daily personal relations, where we live by domination and discipline, where forgiveness and mercy are seen as naive surrender to victimization. The essays in this volume propose peacemaking as an effective alternative to the "war" on crime. They range from studies of the intellectual roots of the peacemaking tradition to concrete examples of peacemaking in the community, with special attention to feminist peacemmaking traditions and women's experience.



The Emperor of All Maladies

The Emperor of All Maladies Author Siddhartha Mukherjee
ISBN-10 9781439170915
Release 2011-08-09
Pages 573
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An assessment of cancer addresses both the courageous battles against the disease and the misperceptions and hubris that have compromised modern understandings, providing coverage of such topics as ancient-world surgeries and the development of present-day treatments. Reprint. Best-selling winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Includes reading-group guide.



Moss Side Massive

Moss Side Massive Author Karline Smith
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105110002982
Release 1995
Pages 285
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In this powerhouse first novel, Karline Smith graphically portrays the harsh realities of life on the mean streets of Manchester's Moss Side district where baby-faced drug dealers ply their trade on mountain bikes whilst gun shots shatter the night air. Written with compelling authenticity - much of it based on first-hand experience - Moss Side Massive takes the reader into the heart of a world where the gun is God and 'respect' means fast money or a quick death.



Winning Bodybuilding

Winning Bodybuilding Author Franco Columbu
ISBN-10 9781942448969
Release 101-01-01
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Winning Bodybuilding has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Winning Bodybuilding also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Winning Bodybuilding book for free.



The Recess Queen

The Recess Queen Author Alexis O'neill
ISBN-10 9781338113471
Release 2016-06-28
Pages 32
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A fresh & original twist on the common issue of bullying. Kids will relate, & parents & teachers will appreciate the story's deft handling of conflict resolution (which happens w/o adult intervention) Mean Jean was Recess Queen and nobody said any different. Nobody swung until Mean Jean swung. Nobody kicked until Mean Jean kicked. Nobody bounced until Mean Jean bounced. If kids ever crossed her, she'd push 'em and smoosh 'em lollapaloosh 'em, hammer 'em, slammer 'em kitz and kajammer 'em. Until a new kid came to school! With her irrepressible spirit, the new girl dethrones the reigning recess bully by becoming her friend in this infectious playground romp.



Official Proclamation of Real Moorish American Nationality

Official Proclamation of Real Moorish American Nationality Author Noble Prophet Drew Ali
ISBN-10 1502573946
Release 2014-09-30
Pages 56
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In 1928, El Hajj Sharif Abdul Ali, known to the world as Noble Drew Ali, attended the Pan-American Conference in Havana, Cuba. At said conference, also attended by the not-invited Secretary of State for the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, our Prophet received from the nations of America the mandate recognizing the Moor's claim to the Americas, and simultaneously, the expiration of the European mandate to occupy Moorish lands in the Western Hemisphere. The issuance and invocation of this Official Proclamation of Real Moorish American Nationality serves as constructive notice to the nations of the world: The Moors are back, and the Judgment of the Nations of the Earth is upon us. 100% of proceeds from sale of this title go toward promotion of Moorish American political issues in the US and abroad.



Trouble for Trudy

Trouble for Trudy Author Teddy Slater
ISBN-10 0439897092
Release 2007-01-01
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This book is about peer pressure and how a loyal friend at times may feel too scared to help her friend. Annie is worried that if she stands up for Trudy, the bullies will do something to her.



The Holy Koran of the Moorish Science Temple of America

The Holy Koran of the Moorish Science Temple of America Author Drew Ali
ISBN-10 1886433984
Release 1978
Pages 63
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The Holy Koran of the Moorish Science Temple of America has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Holy Koran of the Moorish Science Temple of America also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Holy Koran of the Moorish Science Temple of America book for free.