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Artist Management for the Music Business

Paul Allen · Routledge
Pages: 321
Format: Paperback

Anyone managing an artist's career needs to be well versed and have a savvy understanding of the moving parts of the music business. You'll learn how and why those moving parts "move," as well as how to manage and navigate a music-based career. Artist Management for the Music...
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The Purple World: Healing the Harm in American Health Care

Joseph Q. Jarvis
Format: Paperback


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The Torture Letters: Reckoning with Police Violence

Laurence Ralph · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 248
Format: Paperback

Torture is an open secret in Chicago. Nobody in power wants to acknowledge this grim reality, but everyone knows it happens - and that the torturers are the police. Three to five new claims are submitted to the Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission of Illinois each week. Four hundred cases...
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The Body Builders: Inside the Science of the Engineered Human

Adam Piore · Ecco
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

For millennia, humans have tried - and often failed - to master nature and transcend our limits. But this has started to change. The new scientific frontier is the human body: the greatest engineers of our generation have turned their sights inward, and their work is beginning to revolutionize...

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Creativity without Law: Challenging the Assumptions of Intellectual Property

Kate Darling · NYU Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Intellectual property law, or IP law, is based on certain assumptions about creative behavior. The case for regulation assumes that creators have a fundamental legal right to prevent copying, and without this right they will under-invest in new work. But this premise fails to fully capture...
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Winning the Green New Deal: Why We Must, How We Can

Varshini Prakash · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

An urgent and definitive collection of essays from leaders and experts championing the Green New Deal - and a detailed playbook for how we can win it - including contributions by leading activists and progressive writers like Varshini Prakash, Rhiana Gunn-Wright, Bill McKibben, Rev William...
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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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William Strickland and the Creation of an American Architecture

Robert Douglass Russell · Univ Tennessee Press
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

William Strickland (1788aEURO"1854) was, in his day, among the most notable architects in the United States. An erstwhile student of Benjamin Henry Latrobe and a contemporary of Robert Mills, Strickland first entered the world of architecture at a young age in Philadelphia. But given...
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Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Sarah Scoles · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

For anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered, "Are we alone?" A brilliant examination of the science behind the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and its pioneer, Jill Tarter, the inspiration for the main character in Carl Sagan's Contact.

Jill...
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How to Write and Present Technical Information

Charles H Sides · Greenwood Pub Group
Pages: 243
Format: Hardcover

Thoroughly updated to discuss the use of tools such as Skype and social media, this concise volume shows how effective communication?via written text and spoken presentations?can positively impact project management in professional environments.? Maintains the quality of information...
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