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The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits, Revised and Updated 5th Anniversary Edition

From the Back Cover ?C.K. Prahalad argues that companies must revolutionize how they do business in developing countries if both sides of that economic equation are to prosper. Drawing on a wealt [...]

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Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance (City Lights Open Media)

Review 'Reading this book, one realizes that the US government has initiated a double standard in its attempts to define democracy through the spying policy. Instead of creating national safety b [...]

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Terrorist Cop: The NYPD Jewish Cop Who Traveled the World to Stop Terrorists

From Publishers Weekly A policeman from 1982, a time when 'only two Orthodox Jews were members of the NYPD,' until 2008, Dzikansky, in his first book, outlines his 25 years on the force. Despite [...]

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…chale la culpa a la heroŪna: De Iguala a Chicago (Spanish Edition)

About the Author Jos? Reveles?(Ciudad de M?xico, 1944) es un periodista con m?s de 40 a?os de experiencia. Ha colaborado para el diario?El Financiero?, el semanario Proceso y la agencia italiana [...]

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The Paradox of Revolution: Labor, the State, and Authoritarianism in Mexico

Review Masterful... The most important work on post-revolutionary Mexican labor in English and essential reading for understanding twentieth-century Mexican politics. (Jonathan Fox Latin American [...]

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State of the Union: A Century of American Labor (Politics and Society in Modern America)

Review Winner of the 2003 Philip Taft Labor History Award, Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor RelationsOne of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2002'A remarkable accomplishm [...]

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Humor of a Country Lawyer (Chapel Hill Books)

Review A decade after his TV tour de force as chairman of the Senate's Watergate Committee, Sam Ervin has lost nary a jot of his formidable charm and folksy wit. . . . The reader can just sit bac [...]

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Run of the Red Queen: Government, Innovation, Globalization, and Economic Growth in China

Review 'Run of the Red Queen' is an important book. It should make both Chinese bureaucrats and Western pundits think twice before pronouncing on China's 'innovation deficit'. --The Economist - S [...]

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Fields, Factories, and Workshops: Or, Industry Combined with Agriculture and Brain Work with Manual Work

About the Author Yaacov Oved has been a member of Kibbutz Palmachim ever since its establishment in 1949. He is professor emeritus at Tel Aviv University?s department of history and a research f [...]

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Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit

From Publishers Weekly Douglas, who developed criminal profiling techniques for the FBI, teams up with novelist Olshaker to tell of his 25-year career tracking down serial killers. Copyright 1996 [...]

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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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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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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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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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'Isms & 'Ologies: All the Movements, Ideologies and Doctrines That Have Shaped Our World

About the Author Arthur Goldwag, a freelance writer and editor for more than twenty years, has worked at Book-ofthe-Month Club, where he created Traditions, a club devoted to Jewish interests, as [...]

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Be a Critical Thinker: Hone Your Mind to Think Critically

Review 'Deftly organized into two major sections, Donald Karshner's Be a Critical Thinker is itself a model of rational thought and highly recommended and instructive. Thoroughly 'reader friendly [...]

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The Point of View : Kierkegaard's Writings, Vol 22

Review 'These new translations are excellent.'--Choice 'The definitive edition of the Writings. The first volume . . . indicates the scholarly value of the entire series: an introduction setting [...]

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Wordplay: Ambigrams and Reflections on the Art of Ambigrams

Review '...a terrific surprise...Wordplay isn't a book of graphic art as much as it is one of philosophic art...Wordplay is a tour de force... By showing us the magic of words with more than one [...]

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The Book of Chuang Tzu (Penguin Classics)

Language Notes Text: English (translation) Original Language: Chinese --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more [...]

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Critical Thinking: A Student's Introduction

About the Author Gregory Bassham is Director of the Center for Ethics and Public Life and Chair of the Philosophy Department at King?s College (Pa.). He is the co-editor of The Lord of the Rings [...]

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You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, an d 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself

Review 'You''d think from the title that it might be curmudgeonly; in fact, 'You Are Not So Smart' is quite big-hearted.''You Are Not So Smart is the go-to blog for understanding why we all do si [...]

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The Neuro-Image: A Deleuzian Film-Philosophy of Digital Screen Culture (Cultural Memory in the Present)

Review 'Drawing on recent research in neurobiology and cognitive psychology as well as her own thinking about currently prevalent topics in cinema studies and film-philosophy, [Pisters] builds a [...]

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Designing Research for Publication

About the Author Anne Huff is Visiting Professor of Strategy and Innovation at the TUM Business School in Munich, Germany, where she is helping organize research on open innovation that crosses t [...]

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Aboutness (Carl G. Hempel Lecture Series)

Review 'This is an important and far-reaching book that philosophers will be discussing for a long time. There are doctoral dissertations, articles, and books to write exploring the possibilities [...]

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