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David DeGrazia · Cambridge University Press

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The Librarian Stereotype: Deconstructing Perceptions and Presentations of Information Work

Nicole Pagowsky · Association of College and Research Libraries, A division of the American Library Association, 2014.
Pages: 294
Format: Paperback

This book serves as a response to passionate discussions regarding how librarians are perceived. Through twelve chapters, the book reignites an examination of librarian presentation within the field and in the public eye, employing theories and methodologies from throughout the social sciences....
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Humans in Space: The Psychological Hurdles

Nick Kanas · Springer; 2015 edition
Format: eBook

Using anecdotal reports from astronauts and cosmonauts, and the results from studies conducted in space analog environments on Earth and in the actual space environment, this book broadly reviews the various psychosocial issues that affect space travelers. Unlike other books that are more...
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The Nurture Effect: How the Science of Human Behavior Can Improve Our Lives and Our World

Anthony Biglan · New Harbinger Publications; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating look at the evolution of behavioral science, the revolutionary way its changing the way we live, and how nurturing environments can increase peoples well-being in virtually every aspect of our society, from early childhood education to corporate practices. If you want to know...
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The Political Space of Art: The Dardenne Brothers, Arundhati Roy, Ai Weiwei and Burial

BenoiÌ‚t Dillet · Rowman & Littlefield International
Pages: 138
Format: Print book

This book studies the tension between arts and politics in four contemporary artists from different countries, working with different media. The film directors Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne film parts of their natal city to refer to specific political problems in interpersonal relations....
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I Wish He Had Come with Instructions: The Woman's Guide to a Man's Brain

Mike Bechtle · Revell
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

What Is He Really Thinking?

When a woman begins a relationship with a man, she may think she's found her knight in shining armor. As the relationship continues, that armor can begin to feel like a barricade she just can't get past it. What's he hiding...
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When an Adult You Love Has ADHD: Professional Advice for Parents, Partners, and Siblings

Russell A Barkley · American Psychological Association
Pages: 408
Format: Print book

In this book ADHD expert Dr. Russell Barkley explains the science behind ADHD and how you can tell if your spouse, partner, friend, adult child, or sibling may have it. He shows how to guide your loved one toward the right treatment, and what to do if he or she doesn't want treatment.


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The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving

Lisa J Miller · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BestsellerUSA TODAY BestsellerPublishers Weekly BestsellerIn The Spiritual Child, psychologist Lisa Miller presents the next big idea in psychology: the science and the power of spirituality. She explains the clear, scientific link between spirituality and health and shows...
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The Maximum Security Book Club: Reading Literature in a Men's Prison

Mikita Brottman · Harper
Pages: 230
Format: Print book

A riveting account of the two years literary scholar Mikita Brottman spent reading literature with criminals in a maximum-security men's prison outside Baltimore, and what she learned from them - Orange Is the New Black meets Reading Lolita in Tehran.

On sabbatical from teaching...

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The Tao of Bill Murray: Real-Life Stories of Joy, Enlightenment, and Party Crashing

Gavin Edwards · Random House
Pages: 354
Format: Print book

"Reading The Tao of Bill Murray is like spending time with Bill, but probably safer." - Danny Rubin, screenwriter of Groundhog Day

This collection of the most epic, hilarious, and strange Bill Murray stories, many of which have never before been...
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Hamlet's Problematic Revenge: Forging a Royal Mandate

William F. Zak · Lexington Books
Format: Hardcover

Hamlets Problematic Revenge Forging a Royal Mandate provides a new argument within Shakespearean studies that argues the oft-noted arrest of the plays dramaturgical momentum, especially evident in Hamlets much delayed enactment of his revenge, represents in fact a succinct emblem of the arrested...
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Black is Beautiful: A Philosophy of Black Aesthetics

Paul C Taylor · Wiley-Blackwell
Pages: 204
Format: Hardcover

Black is Beautiful identifies and explores the most significant philosophical issues that emerge from the aesthetic dimensions of black life, providing a long-overdue synthesis and the first extended philosophical treatment of this crucial subject. The first extended philosophical treatment...
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100 Questions & Answers About Schizophrenia: Painful Minds: Third Edition

Lynn E DeLisi · Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2016.
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

When you or a loved one has been diagnosed as one of the millions of American living with Schizophrenia, you may be left with a number of questions. What is Schizophrenia? What are the current medications for it, and what are their side effects? Can it be passed down to children? 100 Questions...
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Not Saved: Essays After Heidegger / Edition 1

Peter Sloterdijk · Polity
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

One can rightly say of Peter Sloterdijk that each of his essays and lectures is also an unwritten book. That is why the texts presented here, which sketch a philosophical physiognomy of Martin Heidegger, should also be characterized as a collected renunciation of exhaustiveness. In order...
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Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race in America

George Yancy professor of philosophy Emory University · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 316
Format: Hardcover

Following the deaths of Trayvon Martin and other black youths in recent years, students on campuses across America have joined professors and activists in calling for justice and increased awareness that Black Lives Matter. In this second edition of his trenchant and provocative book, George...
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