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A Primer of LISREL

Basic Applications and Programming for Confirmatory Factor Analytic Models

by Barbara M. Byrne

<p><strong>A Primer of LISREL</strong> represents the first complete guide to the use of LISREL computer programming in analyses of covariance structures. Rather than writing for the expert statistician, Dr. Byrne draws examples from her own ...

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A Purposive Approach to Labour Law

by Guy Davidov

<p>The mismatch between goals and means is a major cause of crisis in labour law. The regulations that we use - the legal instruments and techniques - are no longer in sync with the goals they are supposed to advance. This mismatch leads to a ...

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A Rational Approach to Animal Rights

Extensions in Abolitionist Theory

by Ms Corey Wrenn

<p >Despite considerable growth in the animal rights movement and the rise of large, professionalized non-profits, liberation remains slow-going and vegan numbers remain marginal. Given the considerable wealth enjoyed by many large groups and ...

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A Relational Theory of World Politics

by Yaqing Qin

<p>Drawing on Chinese cultural and philosophical traditions, this book offers a ground breaking reinterpretation of world politics from Yaqing Qin, one of China's leading scholars of international relations. Qin has pioneered the study of ...

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A Secular Age Beyond the West

Religion, Law and the State in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa

by Mirjam Künkler, John Madeley & Shylashri Shankar

<p>This book traces religion and secularity in eleven countries not shaped by Western Christianity (Japan, China, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Iran, Russia, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, and Morocco), and how they parallel or diverge from Charles ...

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A Shrinking Society

Post-Demographic Transition in Japan

by Toshihiko Hara

<p>This is the book to focus on a new phenomenon emerging in the twenty-first century: the rapidly aging and decreasing population of a well-developed country, namely, Japan. The meaning of this phenomenon has been successfully clarified as the ...

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A Sociology of Food and Nutrition

The Social Appetite

by John Germov

A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite explores the socio-cultural, political, economic and philosophical facts influencing food production, distribution and consumption. This interdisciplinary text encourages students to ...

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A Sociology of Religious Emotion

by Ole Riis & Linda Woodhead

<p>This timely book aims to change the way we think about religion by putting emotion back onto the agenda. It challenges a tendency to over-emphasise rational aspects of religion, and rehabilitates its embodied, visceral and affective ...

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A Sociology of Shame and Blame

Insiders Versus Outsiders

by Graham Scambler

<p>This book presents a novel approach to framing the concept of stigma, and understanding why and how it functions. </p> <p>Graham Scambler extends his analysis beyond common social interactionist understandings of stigma by linking ...

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A Sociology of the Total Organization

Atomistic Unity in the French Foreign Legion

by Dr Mikaela Sundberg & Dr Stjepan Mestrovic

<p>Examining the organization of everyday life inside the regiments of the French Foreign Legion, this book takes its theoretical point of departure in the notion of the voluntary total organization; that is to say, an institution that ...

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A Sociology of Transnational Constitutions

Social Foundations of the Post-National Legal Structure

by Chris Thornhill

<p>This volume focuses on the rise of transnational constitutional laws, primarily created by the interaction between national and international courts and by the domestic transformation of international law. Through detailed analysis of ...

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A Study of «Attributive Ethnonyms» in the History of English with Special Reference to «Foodsemy»

by Marcin Kudla

<p>The author studies ethnic stereotypes in the history of English from the perspective of Cognitive Linguistics. He views an ethnic stereotype as an idealised cognitive model (ICM) which consists of a cluster of metonymic submodels (such as ...

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A Talent for Friendship

Rediscovery of a Remarkable Trait

by John Edward Terrell

<p>This lively, provocative text presents a new way to understand friendship. Professor John Terrell argues that the ability to make friends is an evolved human trait not unlike our ability to walk upright on two legs or our capacity for speech ...

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A Theory Of Northern Athapaskan Prehistory

by John W Ives

<p>This book explores the conceptual basis for the events and processes in the prehistory of the Athapaskans, one of the most wide-spread peoples in western North America. The author bases his research on the premise that social structure is not

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A Time For War: The Rebirth of Australia's Military Culture: Quarterly Essay 20

by John Birmingham

In the fourth <i>Quarterly Essay </i>of 2005, John Birmingham ponders the Aust ralian way of war. After East Timor and Bali, a combination of primal fear and primal ambition has transformed attitudes to our region, to security and to ...

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A Treatise of Human Nature

by David Hume

<p>Human nature, which he pretends to explain, or very knowing in what is naturally satisfactory to the mind of man. For nothing is more certain, than that despair has almost the same effect upon us with enjoyment, and that we are no sooner ...

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A Tribal Survey of Mongalla Province

by L. F. Nalder

<p>Originally published in 1937, this book describes and compares the tribes of the Mongalla Province in what is now South Sudan. In the second part of the book some 27 individual tribes are discussed in detail, and topics such as linguistics, ...

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A Tudor Christmas

by Alison Weir & Siobhan Clarke

<p>Christmas in Tudor times was a period of feasting, revelry and merrymaking ‘to drive the cold winter away’. A carnival atmosphere presided at court, with a twelve-day-long festival of entertainments, pageants, theatre productions and ...

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A Very Human Ending

How suicide haunts our species

by Jesse Bering

<b>'I have yet to come away from reading Bering's work and not feel considerably better informed than I was minutes before' (<i>Forbes</i>)</b><BR><b>__________________</b><BR><b><BR></b>This penetrating analysis aims to demystify a subject ...

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A Village Goes Mobile

Telephony, Mediation, and Social Change in Rural India

by Sirpa Tenhunen

<p>In <em>A Village Goes Mobile</em>, Sirpa Tenhunen examines how the mobile telephone has contributed to social change in rural India. Tenhunen's long-term ethnographic fieldwork in West Bengal began before the village had a phone system in ...

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