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Being a Solo Librarian in Healthcare: Pivoting for 21st Century Healthcare Information Delivery

by Elizabeth C Burns

This book brings to light the current job responsibilities of the healthcare librarian, but at the same time reveals a dichotomy. In theory, advances in healthcare research promise better care and improved safety...


No Small Change: The Road to Recognition for Indigenous Australia

by Frank Brennan & Patricia Turner

In 1967, Australians voted overwhelmingly in favor of removing from the Constitution two references that discriminated against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Though these seemed like small amendments,...


Everyday Ambassador: Make a Difference by Connecting in a Disconnected World

by Kate Otto

In Everyday Ambassador Kate Otto brings people together even as our digital networks pull us further apart.

In a world of limitless technology, we are more connected than ever before but our hyper-connected lifestyles...


Taking a Stand: Moving Beyond Partisan Politics to Unite America

by Rand Paul

Senator Rand Paul, leading national politician and 2016 Presidential candidate, presents his vision for America.

From his electrifying thirteen-hour filibuster against administration-orchestrated drone strikes...


Sounds: The Ambient Humanities

by John Mowitt

This is not a book about sound. It is a study of sounds that aims to write the resonance and response they call for. John Mowitt seeks to critique existing models in the expanding field of sound studies and...


Firefight

by Ginger Adams Otis

In 1919, when Wesley Williams became a New York City firefighter, he stepped into a world that was 100% white and predominantly Irish. As far as this city knew, black men in the Fire Department of New York (FDNY)...


The Japan--South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States

by Brad Glosserman & Scott Snyder

Japan and South Korea are Western-style democracies with open-market economies committed to the rule of law. They are also US allies. However, despite their shared interests, shared values, and geographic proximity,...


Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening

by Ellen Anne McLarney

In the decades leading up to the Arab Spring in 2011, when Hosni Mubarak’s authoritarian regime was swept from power in Egypt, Muslim women took a leading role in developing a robust Islamist presence in the...


Drugs as Weapons Against Us: The CIA's Murderous Targeting of SDS, Panthers, Hendrix, Lennon, Cobain, Tupac, and Other Leftists

by John L. Potash

Drugs as Weapons Against Us meticulously details how a group of opium-trafficking families came to form an American oligarchy and eventually achieved global dominance. This oligarchy helped fund the Nazi regime...


Hollowed Out: Why the Economy Doesn't Work without a Strong Middle Class

by David Madland

For the past several decades, politicians and economists thought that high levels of inequality were good for the economy. But because America's middle class is now so weak, the US economy suffers from the kinds...


The Secrets of the Ku Klux Klan

by Ezra Asher Cook

"To the old Ku-Klux Klan which rode through the south in the days following the civil war the new Ku-Klux Klan is a relative only in name. It is not tied by blood. It holds the same position to its southern...


Savage Frontier: Making News and Security on the Argentine Border

by Ieva Jusionyte

This highly original work of anthropology combines extensive ethnographic fieldwork and investigative journalism to explain how security is understood, experienced, and constructed along the Triple Frontera,...


The Last Deer: short stories from Downeast

by Paul Molyneaux

"The Last Deer" is a collection of stories that map the places and people of a world apart: Downeast Maine. The stories are enlightening in many ways; they deal with a life that is very far from the urban environment...


Romeo and Juliet in Palestine: Teaching Under Occupation

by Tom Sperlinger

Life in the West Bank, the nature of pedagogy and the role of a university under occupation.


All in Your Head: Making Sense of Pediatric Pain

by Mara Buchbinder

Although pain is a universal human experience, many view the pain of others as private, resistant to language, and, therefore, essentially unknowable. And, yet, despite the obvious limits to comprehending another's...


Eco-Sonic Media

by Jacob Smith

The negative environmental effects of media culture are not often acknowledged: the fuel required to keep huge server farms in operation, landfills full of high tech junk, and the extraction of rare minerals...


The Secret Train Robber

by Lee Sturley

The Crime of the Century. The biggest train heist in Britain’s history. The Great Train Robbery.

In the early hours of Thursday, 8th August 1963, a fifteen-strong gang stole £2.6 million (£45 million of today’s...


A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005: Putting the Principles of the Act Into Practice

by Jakki Cowley, Matthew Graham & Alex Ruck Keene

A practical guide for health and social care professionals on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, enabling more informed and effective practice.


Educating Children and Young People in Care: Learning Placements and Caring Schools

by Sonia Jackson, Claire Cameron & Graham Connelly

Bringing together research and practice on the theme of the educational well-being of children in care, this book aims to help professionals to improve these children's potential for educational attainment.


Steve Tomasula: The Art and Science of New Media Fiction

by David Banash

Steve Tomasula's work exists at the cutting edges of scientific knowledge and literary

techniques. As such, it demands consideration from multiple perspectives and from critics who can guide the reader through...