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Taxing Ourselves, 4th Edition: A Citizen's Guide to the Debate over Taxes

Review Citizens should read Taxing Ourselves before casting their votes in local, state, and national elections. Politicians should read Taxing Ourselves before taxing us. (Robert C. Schiming Bus [...]

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Understanding Terrorism: Groups, Strategies, and Responses (3rd Edition)

From the Back Cover Understanding Terrorism: Groups, Strategies, and Responses, Third Edition is written for criminal justice and social science students, professionals in the criminal justice s [...]

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NO MATTER HOW LOUD I SHOUT : A Year in the Life of Juvenile Court

Amazon.com Review This is one powerful book: it will grab you with vivid stories about individual kids, draw you in with honesty and compassion, and amaze you with alarming details about how the [...]

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The Post Carbon Reader: Managing the 21st Century's Sustainability Crises

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Elements of Libertarian Leadership Notes

Handbook on theory, methods & practice of freedom as Libertarian leader. Read more [...]

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The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Review One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2013'This is an important work on militaries in newly democratizing regimes. The scope of the work is impressive. . . . The topic of democra [...]

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Treasury's War: The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial Warfare

From Publishers Weekly In this lengthy memoir, Zarate, a former U.S. Treasury and White House counterterrorism official, recounts how his team worked to uncover hidden or layered assets in Iraq a [...]

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A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

Review ?Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn show you, through many amazing vignettes matched with serious evidence, that you can make a difference. . . . Read this book. Seize one of the many o [...]

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Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War

Review 'Michelle Bachelet, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women'.'..a beautifully written narrative.''Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, 1984'''Mighty Be O [...]

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Safety and Environmental Training: Using Compliance to Improve Your Company (Industrial Health & Safety)

Safety and Environmental Training Using Compliance to Improve Your Company Written with an insider’s candor, this easy-to-use guide gives practical information on how to implement, develop, or improve employee trai [...]

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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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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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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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Do Parents Matter?: Why Japanese Babies Sleep Soundly, Mexican Siblings Don’t 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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Habanera: A Portrait of a Cuban Family

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Integral Conflict: The New Science of Conflict (SUNY Series in Integral Theory)

About the Author Richard J. McGuigan is Associate Faculty at the University of Victoria, in British Columbia, and is a scholar-practitioner in the conflict resolution and leadership development f [...]

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Organising Knowledge: Taxonomies, Knowledge and Organisational Effectiveness (Chandos Knowledge Management)

Review Full of insights and useful tips. You really must read it., Inside Knowledge?this book would be undoubtedly a very useful asset. ?introduces some interesting new perspectives on the import [...]

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Education and the American Indian: The Road to Self-Determination Since 1928

Review 'A sympathetic yet objective account of the vacillating policies and attitudes affecting the education of the American Indian. . . . Based on extensive interviews as well as archival and p [...]

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Power in the Blood: A Family Narrative (Race, Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia)

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The Definitive Big 6 Workshop Handbook (Big6 Skills) 3rd Edition

About the Author Michael B. Eisenberg is dean emeritus and professor at the Information School of the University of Washington.Robert E. Berkowitz is the library and information specialist at Way [...]

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Gay Dads: Transitions to Adoptive Fatherhood (Qualitative Studies in Psychology)

Review 'Abbie Goldberg?s book is yet another example of her rigorous and insightful research on LGB families. Writing a book that is both accessible and theoretically informed, Goldberg describes [...]

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It's Been a Business Doing Pleasure with You: Stories of a Colt Studios Model

About the Author Born gay 1958, Burlington, Vermont, into a military family. Well-traveled by age fifteen, left home in time age eighteen, began oldest profession age twenty-one, modeled for Colt [...]

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Return to Centro Histórico: A Mexican Jew Looks for His Roots

Review 'Ilan Stavans is dedicated to understanding the World, Latin America, Latino culture, Mexico? In this new book?intelligent, penetrating and informed as ever?he continues to do so, tenaciou [...]

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A Sense of Belonging: From Castro's Cuba to the U.S. Senate, One Man's Pursuit of the American Dream

Review ?Mel Martinez is a living embodiment of the American Dream. From his early days under the iron-fisted rule of Fidel Castro to his arrival in the United States at age fifteen, and now as a [...]

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