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Product Description: Worldwide, more people die by suicide than by murder, and many more are left behind to grieve. Despite distressing statistics that show suicide rates rising, the subject, long a taboo, is infrequently talked about. In this sweeping intellectual and cultural history, poet and historian Jennifer Michael Hecht channels her grief for two friends lost to suicide into a search for history’s most persuasive arguments against the irretrievable act, arguments she hopes to bring back into public consciousness...read more

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9780300186086 | Yale Univ Pr, November 12, 2013, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Worldwide, more people die by suicide than by murder, and many more are left behind to grieve.

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Product Description: Explores the concept expressed by Chiara Lubich that the Lord doesn't ask us for an individual holiness, but for a communitarian holiness in which each person must help their neighbor to become a saint. This collective way of sanctity is explored on the thematic elements of John 17:11b-19...read more

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9781565485815 | New City Pr, February 10, 2016, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Explores the concept expressed by Chiara Lubich that the Lord doesn't ask us for an individual holiness, but for a communitarian holiness in which each person must help their neighbor to become a saint.

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Product Description: This book brings into focus the technologically augmented nature of global online communities, advancing research methods that reveal the imprint of emergent social forms and characterise digital frontiers of social engagement. Drawing on insights from across the social sciences, it presents a case study of people with passions for reptiles and amphibians to illustrate for next generation researchers how to conduct community research in the real world...read more

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9781472434579 | Ashgate Pub Co, October 2, 2015, cover price $119.95 | About this edition: This book brings into focus the technologically augmented nature of global online communities, advancing research methods that reveal the imprint of emergent social forms and characterise digital frontiers of social engagement.

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Product Description: In the wake of globalization, the humanities and social sciences have explored the existence and the possibilities of human community on a global scale. But these investigations have been developed within separate academic disciplines, with little exchange of ideas across disciplinary boundaries...read more
By Douglas Brommesson (editor)

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9781783484720 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 23, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: In the wake of globalization, the humanities and social sciences have explored the existence and the possibilities of human community on a global scale.

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9781783484737 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 20, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Explores the range and depth of work currently being done in the humanities and social sciences on the conceptual, normative and empirical aspects of global community.

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Product Description: The last decade has seen renewed interest in political theories of the public sphere, reacting to new challenges posed by globalization, communication technology, and intra- and international conflicts. However, the role of culture and aesthetics in the formation of the public sphere has received insufficient analytical attention...read more
By May Mergenthaler (editor)

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9783034309912 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, August 20, 2015, cover price $77.95 | About this edition: The last decade has seen renewed interest in political theories of the public sphere, reacting to new challenges posed by globalization, communication technology, and intra- and international conflicts.

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Product Description: Contemporary cosmopolitan moral theorists argue that, in our increasingly interconnected world, all individuals need to recognize that moral duties span state borders, involving responsibilities such as respecting human rights. Such arguments usually focus on the duties of individuals or on reforms for international political and economic institutions...read more

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9780739189979 | Lexington Books, October 8, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Contemporary cosmopolitan moral theorists argue that, in our increasingly interconnected world, all individuals need to recognize that moral duties span state borders, involving responsibilities such as respecting human rights.

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Product Description: Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a 'gated community' to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be viewed through a new lens of soft boundaries, modern communication and networks of influence...read more
By Ola Uduku (editor)

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9780415748247 | Routledge, June 11, 2015, cover price $180.00

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9780415748254 | Routledge, June 16, 2015, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a 'gated community' to the more fluid one of urban gating.
9780324074888, titled "Using Access 2000 in Accounting" | Pap/cdr edition (South-Western Pub, August 1, 2000), cover price $135.95 | also contains Using Access 2000 in Accounting | About this edition: Using Access in Accounting provides in-depth coverage of Microsoft Access from an accountant's perspective.
9780324074864, titled "Using Access in Accounting" | South-Western Pub, May 1, 2000, cover price $119.95 | also contains Using Access in Accounting

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Product Description: Reinventing economic development as if small business mattered In cities and towns across the nation, economic development is at a crossroads. A growing body of evidence has proven that its current cornerstone―incentives to attract and retain large, globally mobile businesses―is a dead end...read more

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9781603585750 | Chelsea Green Pub Co, June 11, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Reinventing economic development as if small business mattered In cities and towns across the nation, economic development is at a crossroads.

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Product Description: Although restorative justice is probably one of the most talked about topics in contemporary criminology, little has been written about how community involvement in restorative justice translates into practice. While advocates have presented the community as an essential pillar of restorative justice, the rationale for why and how this is the case remains underdeveloped and largely unchallenged...read more

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9781138858954 | Routledge, April 29, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Although restorative justice is probably one of the most talked about topics in contemporary criminology, little has been written about how community involvement in restorative justice translates into practice.

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9780471637110, titled "Deal Maker: All the Negotiating Skills and Secrets You Need" | John Wiley & Sons Inc, January 1, 1988, cover price $15.95 | also contains Deal Maker: All the Negotiating Skills and Secrets You Need

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Product Description: For close to a century, the field of community criminology has examined the causes and consequences of community crime and delinquency rates. Nevertheless, there is still a lot we do not know about the dynamics behind these connections...read more

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9780814725498 | New York Univ Pr, January 9, 2015, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: For close to a century, the field of community criminology has examined the causes and consequences of community crime and delinquency rates.

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Product Description: Contributors to this volume demonstrate how a feminist approach is strategically necessary for the community engagement movement in higher education to achieve its goals and illustrate the transformative potential of merging feminist theory with social action.

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9781137441096 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 4, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Contributors to this volume demonstrate how a feminist approach is strategically necessary for the community engagement movement in higher education to achieve its goals and illustrate the transformative potential of merging feminist theory with social action.

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Product Description: In this concise history of expropriation of land for the common good in Europe and North America from medieval times to 1800, Susan Reynolds contextualizes the history of an important legal doctrine regarding the relationship between government and the institution of private property...read more

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9780807833537 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, March 1, 2010, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: In this concise history of expropriation of land for the common good in Europe and North America from medieval times to 1800, Susan Reynolds contextualizes the history of an important legal doctrine regarding the relationship between government and the institution of private property.

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9781469622194 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, December 1, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In this concise history of expropriation of land for the common good in Europe and North America from medieval times to 1800, Susan Reynolds contextualizes the history of an important legal doctrine regarding the relationship between government and the institution of private property.
9780373764808, titled "Royally Pregnant" | Harlequin Books, December 1, 2002, cover price $4.25 | also contains Royally Pregnant | About this edition: His dangerous edge hidden behind a playboy persona, Prince Dylan of Penwyck unexpectedly rescued a lovely damsel.

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Product Description: Was sind die konstitutiven Elemente verschiedener Formen sozialer Nahbeziehungen? Welche Rolle spielen Praktiken der Inklusion und Exklusion bei der Formierung, Aushandlung und Aufrechterhaltung von Gruppen? Wie werden Vertrauens- und Loyalitätsbindungen geschaffen und bewahrt? Wie gehen Gemeinschaften mit Konflikten um? Dieser Band hat das Ziel, den Fokus von dyadischen Nahbeziehungen hin zu Gemeinschaften und Gruppen zu verlagern...read more
By Sabrina Feickert (editor), Anna Haut (editor) and Kathrin Sharaf (editor)

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9783847102816 | Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Gmbh & Co, September 17, 2014, cover price $57.00 | About this edition: Was sind die konstitutiven Elemente verschiedener Formen sozialer Nahbeziehungen?

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Product Description: A sweeping new look at the unheralded transformation that is eroding the foundations of American exceptionalism. Americans today find themselves mired in an era of uncertainty and frustration. The nation's safety net is pulling apart under its own weight; political compromise is viewed as a form of defeat; and our faith in the enduring concept of American exceptionalism appears increasingly outdated...read more

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9780393063967 | W W Norton & Co Inc, August 4, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A sweeping new look at the unheralded transformation that is eroding the foundations of American exceptionalism.

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Product Description: The question of community is central to our daily life: where do we belong to, what do we share with each other? The French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy has made these questions one of the central topics of his oeuvre. Jean-Luc Nancy and the Question of Community is the first to elaborate exhaustively this question within Nancy...read more

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9781441165626 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 23, 2013, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: The question of community is central to our daily life: where do we belong to, what do we share with each other?

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9781472570888 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 8, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The question of community is central to our daily life: where do we belong to, what do we share with each other?

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Product Description: This book explores the ethical and philosophical issues behind the provision of market-led alternative education. The volume examines the models of Free, Studio, Supplementary and Co-operative school provisions, asking whether a market-based approach to delivering higher standards of education actually works...read more

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9781137415400 | Palgrave Pivot, April 18, 2014, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: This book explores the ethical and philosophical issues behind the provision of market-led alternative education.

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Product Description: The extent to which we see ourselves as similar or different from others in our lives plays a key role in getting along and participating in social life. This volume identifies research relevant to such communal functions of social comparisons and summarizes and organizes this research within a single, coherent conceptual framework...read more

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9780521119498 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 21, 2014, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The extent to which we see ourselves as similar or different from others in our lives plays a key role in getting along and participating in social life.

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Product Description: This book presents fourteen original contributions by authors examining the importance of dwellings and local communities in people’s everyday lives. Through qualitative research conducted in North America and Europe, the volume explores the ways in which home is created both ideally and practically, at levels ranging from individual housing units to neighborhoods and public spaces...read more
By Krista E. Paulsen (editor)

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9783631620090 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, September 12, 2013, cover price $60.95 | About this edition: This book presents fourteen original contributions by authors examining the importance of dwellings and local communities in people’s everyday lives.

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Product Description: Across the range of social care, health and welfare professions, it is essential that students and practitioners engage meaningfully with the communities and service users they work with. This book offers a timely and practical guide to the methods and skills related to forming and developing such partnerships...read more

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9780230363076 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 13, 2013, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Across the range of social care, health and welfare professions, it is essential that students and practitioners engage meaningfully with the communities and service users they work with.

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Product Description: This book is broadly concerned with the issue of electronic democracy (e-democracy): It asks whether the Internet strengthens democracy in advanced industrial polities, and if so how and under what conditions. It seeks to understand (a) whether and how the Internet modifies the existing structure of political inequality; (b) whether and how the Internet alters the context of traditional political action; and (c) whether the Internet holds a democratising potential and what is its nature...read more
By Patricia Moy (editor)

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9781612891149 | Hampton Pr, May 6, 2013, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This book is broadly concerned with the issue of electronic democracy (e-democracy): It asks whether the Internet strengthens democracy in advanced industrial polities, and if so how and under what conditions.

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9781612891156 | Hampton Pr, May 6, 2013, cover price $33.95

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Product Description: In Communities and Networks, Katherine Giuffre takes the science of social network analysis and applies it to key issues of living in communities, especially in urban areas, exploring questions such as: How do communities shape our lives and identities? How do they foster either conformity or innovation? What holds communities together and what happens when they fragment or fall apart? How is community life changing in response to technological advances? Refreshingly accessible and built on fascinating case examples, this unique book provides not only the theoretical grounding necessary to understand how and why the burgeoning area of social network analysis can be useful in studying communities, but also clear technical explanations of the tools of network analysis and how to gather and analyze real-world network data...read more

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9780745654195 | Polity Pr, March 25, 2013, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: In Communities and Networks, Katherine Giuffre takes the science of social network analysis and applies it to key issues of living in communities, especially in urban areas, exploring questions such as: How do communities shape our lives and identities?

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9780745654201 | Polity Pr, March 25, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In Communities and Networks, Katherine Giuffre takes the science of social network analysis and applies it to key issues of living in communities, especially in urban areas, exploring questions such as: How do communities shape our lives and identities?

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Product Description: Community Based Participatory Research by Dr. Karen Hacker presents a practical approach to Cbpr by describing how an individual researcher might understand and then actually conduct Cbpr research. This how-to bo

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9781452205816 | 1 edition (Sage Pubns, February 20, 2013), cover price $39.00 | About this edition: Community Based Participatory Research by Dr.

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