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    Being Mortal (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    In his bestselling books, Atul Gawande, a practicing surgeon, has fearlessly revealed the struggles of his profession. Now he examines its ultimate limitations and failures-in his own practices as well as others'-as life draws to a close. Riveting, honest, and humane, BEING MORTAL shows how the ultimate goal is not a good death but a good life-all the way to the very end.

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    Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics (English, Paperback) Andy Field

    Unrivalled in the way it makes the teaching of statistics compelling and accessible to even the most anxious of students, the only statistics textbook lecturers and their students will ever need just got better!

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  • Four
    Four Futures (English, Paperback) Peter Frase

    An exhilarating exploration into the utopias and dystopias that could develop from present society

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    Computer Age Statistical Inference (English, Hardback) Bradley Efron, Trevor Hastie

    Take an exhilarating journey through the modern revolution in statistics with two of the ringleaders.

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    What's Happened to the University? (English, Paperback) Frank Furedi

    The radical transformation that universities are undergoing today is no less far-reaching than the upheavals that it experienced in the 1960s. However today when almost 50 per cent of young people participate in higher education what occurs in universities matters directly to the whole of society.On both sides of the Atlantic curious and disturbing events on campuses has become a matter of concern...

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  • Decolonizing
    Decolonizing Methodologies (English, Paperback) Linda Tuhiwai Smith

    A call by an indigenous researcher for the decolonizing of research methods, which critically examines the historical and philosophical base of Western research. The book provides a literature which validates frustrations with various Western paradigms, academic traditions and methodologies.

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    The Economist Pocket World in Figures 2016 (English, Hardback) The Economist

    The 25th annual edition of this perennial favourite has been completely updated, revised and expanded with many new features, including a section exploring the huge global changes since its inception in 1991. Full of facts and figures about the world today - on subjects as diverse as geography, population and demographics, business, finance and the economy, transport, tourism and the environment,...

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  • African
    African Friends and Money Matters (Paperback) David E Maranz

    African Friends and Money Matters grew out of frustrations that Westerners experience when they travel and work in Africa. Africans have just as many frustrations relating to Westerners in their midst. Each manages money, time, and relationships in very different ways, often creating friction and misunderstanding. This book deals with everyday life in Africa, showing the underlying logic of...

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  • Violent
    Violent Borders (English, Hardback) Reece Jones

    A major new exploration of the refugee crisis, focusing on how borders are policed

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    The Social Skills Guidebook (Paperback) Chris MacLeod

    You think your social life could be better. You've felt shy as long as you can remember. Your conversations have more awkward moments than you'd like. Maybe you don't need a ton of friends, but you'd like to have some people to hang out with on occasion. You want to make changes, but you don't know where to start. Lots of people have been in your shoes, so you're hardly a lost cause, and it's...

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    The Systems Letter (Paperback) Barry Oshry $26.29
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  • Midcentury
    Midcentury Christmas (English, Hardback) Sarah Ellen Archer

    A celebration of Christmas in the 1950s and '60s.

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    The Slow Professor (English, Hardback) Maggie Berg, Barbara Seeber

    In The Slow Professor, Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber discuss how adopting the principles of the Slow movement in academic life can counter the erosion of humanistic education.

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    How to Do Your Research Project (English, Paperback) Gary Thomas

    Packed full of relevant advice and real world examples this book guides students through the complete research process

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  • Population
    Population Control (English, Paperback) Jim Marrs

    "Bad Food Bad Water Bad Drugs Bad Air What if these are all part of a global plot? From the food we eat and the water we drink to the air we breathe, everything these days seems capable of killing us. Recently we have seen an unprecedented number of deaths due to medications for diseases that may not even exist, obscure cancers caused by our modern devices, and brutal police tactics. All a...

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  • Constructing
    Constructing Grounded Theory (English, Paperback) Kathy Charmaz

    Presenting readers with a reflective view of Grounded Theory from a constructivist perspective, this Second Edition continues to expertly introduce key debates in the field.

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    Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Manfred Steger

    'Globalization' is one of the defining buzzwords of our time, describing a variety of accelerating economic, political, and cultural processes that constantly change our experience of the world. The third edition of this Very Short Introduction provides an accessible exploration of both the causes and effects of the phenomenon.

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  • Fresh
    Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies (English, Paperback) Seth M. Holmes

    Provides an intimate examination of the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants in our contemporary food system. The author shows how market forces, anti-immigrant sentiment, and racism undermine health and health care.

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  • Sex
    Sex at Dawn (English, Paperback) Christopher Ryan, Cacilda Jetha

    Provides evidence from anthropology, archaeology, primatology, anatomy, and psychosexuality to show how far from human nature monogamy really is. This title exposes the ancient roots of human sexuality while pointing toward a more optimistic future illuminated by our innate capacities for love, cooperation, and generosity.

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  • Anatomy
    Anatomy of Love (English, Paperback) Helen E. Fisher

    Fresh material brings this "delightful to read, fascinating" (The New York Times) classic to new readers.

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