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Decarcerating America: From Mass Punishment to Public Health

Ernest M Drucker · New Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

An all-star team of criminal justice experts present timely, innovative, and humane ways to end the mass incarceration Mass incarceration will end--there is an emerging consensus that we've been locking up too many people for too long. But with more than 2. 2 million Americans behind bars...
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Marijuana Reform

H. W. Wilson · Hw Wilson Co
Format: Print book

Marijuana Reform is a collection of articles that examine the recent push for marijuana policy reform in America, which has reached a turning point in 2013 as many states are trending towards legalization and taxation of the psychoactive drug, both medicinally and recreationally. The volume...
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Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything

ZACH WEINERSMITH · Penguin Press
Pages: 358
Format: Hardcover

From a top scientist and the creator of the hugely popular web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, a hilariously illustrated investigation into future technologies -- from how to fling a ship into deep space on the cheap to 3D organ printing What will the world of tomorrow be like?...
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Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 285
Format: Print book

A New York Times / National Bestseller "America's funniest science writer" (Washington Post) Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war.Grunt tackles the science behind...
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Living Trust Kit: Trusts Made Easy

NOT AVAILABLE. · Enodare Limited
Pages: 130
Format: Paperback

Due to increased media attention, most of us are now aware of the substantial costs and delays associated with probate. Fortunately, these problems can be avoided by simply creating a living trust. A living trust is a trust used for the purpose of avoiding probate. It is easy to set up and simply...
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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Keep Your Property & Repay Debts Over Time

Stephen Elias · NOLO
Pages: 401
Format: Paperback

This plain-English guide to decide if Chapter 13 is right for you and to learn how to keep valuable property and discharge your unsecured debts. Chapter 13 legal concepts, procedures, and monetary calculations can be tricky. Nolo's Chapter 13 Bankruptcy breaks down the Chapter 13 process...
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The Face of Britain: A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits

Simon Schama · Oxford University Press
Pages: 632
Format: Print book

Author of a number of celebrated works, including the bestselling The Story of the Jews and Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, Simon Schama's latest book fuses history and art to create a tour de force of narrative sweep and illuminating insight. Using images from works-paintings,...
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Beyond Human: How Cutting-Edge Science Is Extending Our Lives

Eve Herold · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Never before in the history of medicine has mankind faced such hope and peril as those of us poised to embrace the radical medical technologies of today. Beyond Human examines the medical technologies taking shape at the nexus of computing, microelectronics, engineering, nanotechnology,...
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The Everything Executor and Trustee Book: A Step-by-Step Guide to Estate and Trust Administration

Douglas D. Wilson · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Essential information for executors or trustees for wills and trusts!Being appointed the task of carrying out the terms of a will or trust is daunting, especially if it's your first time. The good news is you won't have to figure it out alone. Certified Trust and Financial Advisor...
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Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots

John Markoff · ECCO
Pages: 378
Format: Print book

As robots are increasingly integrated into modern society - on the battlefield and the road, in business, education, and health - Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff searches for an answer to one of the most important questions of our age: will these machines...
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Wernick's Guide to U.S. Immigration and Citizenship

Allan Wernick · Astor + Blue Editions; Updated edition
Format: Print book

Its like hiring your very own immigration lawyer but without the hourly fees. Obtaining your green card, visa, or citizenship can be a time-consuming, challenging, and stressful process. And for decades, nationally renowned Immigration Attorney Allan Wernick has been assisting individuals...
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Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat, and Pork: The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering and Butchering

Adam Danforth · Storey Publishing, LLC; Com edition
Format: Hardcover

Using detailed, step-by-step photography of every stage of the process, Adam Danforth shows you exactly how to humanely slaughter and butcher chickens and other poultry, rabbits, sheep, pigs, and goats. From creating the right pre-slaughter conditions to killing, skinning, keeping cold,...
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What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City

MONA HANNA-ATTISHA · One World
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The dramatic story of the signature environmental disaster of our time and an inspiring tale of relentless citizen resistance in the face of corrupt power Flint was already a troubled city in 2014 when the state of Michigan - in the name of austerity - shifted the source of its water supply...
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The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World

Adam Gazzaley · MIT Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

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....
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The Anti-Gravity Files: A Compilation of Patents and Reports

DAVID HATCHER CHILDRESS · Adventures Unlimited Press
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

In the tradition of The Anti-Gravity Handbook and the Time-Travel Handbook comes this all-new compilation of material on anti-gravity, free energy, flying saucers and Tesla technology. With plenty of technical drawings and explanations, this suppressed technology will change the world in ways...
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