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    From Dictatorship to Democracy (Paperback) Gene Sharp

    A how-to guide that inspired the Arab Spring.

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    Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life (English, Paperback) Marshall B. Rosenberg

    The latest edition of the communication guide that has sold more than 1,000,000 copiesAn enlightening look at how peaceful communication can create compassionate connections with family, friends, and other acquaintances, this international bestseller uses stories, examples, and sample dialogues to provide solutions to communication problems both at home and in the workplace. Guidance is provided...

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    The Power of Habit (English, Paperback) Charles Duhigg

    Takes you to the edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. This book brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation. It shows, by harnessing this science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.


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    The Distracted Mind (English, Hardback) Dr. Adam Gazzaley, Larry D. Rosen

    Most of us will freely admit that we are obsessed with our devices. We pride ourselves on our ability to multitask -- read work email, reply to a text, check Facebook, watch a video clip. Talk on the phone, send a text, drive a car. Enjoy family dinner with a glowing smartphone next to our plates. We can do it all, 24/7! Never mind the...

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    Conflict Communication (Concom) (English, Paperback) Rory Miller

    Presents a functional taxonomy to see, understand and manipulate the roots of life's conflicts.

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    Cognitive Neuroscience: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Richard Passingham

    This Very Short Introduction describes the new field of cognitive neuroscience - the study of what happens in the brain when we perceive, think, reason, remember, and act. Focusing on the human brain, Passingham looks at the most recent research in the field, the modern brain imaging technologies, and what the images can and can't tell us.

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    Reclaiming Conversation (English, Paperback) Sherry Turkle

    Preeminent author and researcher Sherry Turkle has been studying digital culture for over thirty years. Long an enthusiast for its possibilities, here she investigates a troubling consequence: that we have stopped having face-to-face conversation in favour of technological connections such as texts or emails. Based on five years of research and interviews in homes, schools and the workplace,...

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    Oxford Guide to Effective Argument and Critical Thinking (English, Paperback) Colin Swatridge

    This work is sure to improve the written work of any student required to demonstrate the key skills of critical writing and thinking. It is equally as valuable for professionals needing these skills as well as for anyone who has a case to put forward and would like to do so convincingly.

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    American Nations (English, Paperback) Colin Woodard

    A history of North America's 11 rival cultural regions challenges popular perceptions about the red state-blue state conflict, tracing lingering tensions stemming from disparate intranational values that have shaped every major event in history. By the author of Ocean's End. 25,000 first printing.

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    Creating Capabilities (English, Paperback) Martha C. Nussbaum

    This is a primer on the Capabilities Approach, Martha Nussbaum's innovative model for assessing human progress. She argues that much humanitarian policy today violates basic human values; instead, she offers a unique means of redirecting government and development policy toward helping each of us lead a full and creative life.

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    Human Growth and Development (English, Paperback) Chris Beckett, Hilary Taylor

    This is a bestselling introduction to emotional, psychological, intellectual and social development throughout the lifespan. Written for students training in fields such as social work, health care and education, the book covers topics which are central to understanding people whether they are clients, service users, patients or pupils.

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    Our Aesthetic Categories (English, Paperback) Sianne Ngai

    The zany, the cute, and the interesting saturate postmodern culture, dominating the look of its art and commodities as well as our ways of speaking about the ambivalent feelings these objects often inspire. In this study Ngai offers an aesthetic theory for the hypercommodified, mass-mediated, performance-driven world of late capitalism.

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    Terrorism and Counterterrorism (English, Paperback) Brigitte L. Nacos

    Focusing on the phenomenon of terrorism in the age of ISIS/ISIL, Terrorism and Counterterrorism investigates this form of political violence in an international and American context and in light of new and historical trends. In this comprehensive and highly readable text, renowned expert Brigitte Nacos clearly defines terrorism's diverse causes, actors, and strategies; outlines anti- and...

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    The Ethics of War and Peace (English, Paperback) Helen Frowe

    "First edition published in 2011."-- Title page verso.

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    Beyond Radical Secularism (English, Hardback) Director D'Etudes A L'Ehess Pierre Manent

    "This is the book that took France by storm upon its publication in the fall of 2015. It was praised by some for its rare combination of tough-mindedness and moderation and attacked by others for suggesting that radical secularism could not provide the political and spiritual resources to address the Islamic challenge. The book is even more relevant after the Parisian terror attacks of November...

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    Logo Modernism (Multiple languages, Hardback) Jens Muller, R. Roger Remington

    This unprecedented TASCHEN publication, authored by Jens Muller, brings together approximately 6,000 trademarks, focused on the period 1940-1980, to examine how Modernist attitudes and imperatives gave birth to corporate identity.

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    The Rise of Writing (English, Paperback) Deborah Brandt

    Drawing on real-life interviews, Brandt explores what happens when writing overtakes reading as the basis of people's daily literate experience.

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    Principles of Agricultural Economics (English, Paperback) Andrew Barkley, Paul W. Barkley

    Principles of Agricultural Economics, now in its second edition, showcases the power of economic principles to explain and predict issues and current events in the food, agricultural, agribusiness, international trade, natural resource and other sectors. The field of agricultural economics has expanded to include a wide range of important and interesting topics, including macroeconomics,...

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    Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street (English, Paperback) Kara Alaimo

    This resource articulates the knowledge base and skills required to practice public relations successfully across nations and cultures. Author Kara Alaimo delves into current public relations practice, examining such recent developments as the use of social media alongside traditional media outlets. She includes examples of cutting-edge practices by global public relations professionals, and...

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    This Means This, This Means That (English, Paperback) Sean Hall

    Semiotics is the theory of signs, and reading signs is a part of everyday life: from road signs that point to a destination, to smoke that warns of fire, to the symbols buried within art and literature. Semiotic theory can, however, appear mysterious and impenetrable. This book decodes that mystery using visual examples instead of abstract theory.

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