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Applied Structural Equation Modelling for Researchers and Practitioners

Using R and Stata for Behavioural Research

by Indranarain Ramlall

<p>During the last two decades, structural equation modelling (SEM) has emerged as a powerful multivariate data analysis tool in social science research settings, especially in the fields of sociology, psychology, and education. Social science ...

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Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence

Global Responses, Local Practices

by Kimberly Ashburn, Melissa Beske, Karin Friederic & others

<p>Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence: Global Responses, Local Practices addresses the gaps in theory, methods, and practices that are currently used to engage the problem of gender-based violence. This book complements the work ...

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Approaches to Welfare

by Philip Bean & Stewart MacPherson

<p>Originally published in 1983 <em>Approaches to Welfare</em> provides a unique introduction to the study of social welfare in Britain. The contributions, by distinguished figures in the field of social welfare and social policy, explore all ...

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Appropriate Technology For Development

A Discussion And Case Histories

by Donald D. Evans

<p>This analysis of appropriate technology first explores the concept of development in terms of needs, characteristics, and theories and then examines the pivotal role of technology in the developmental process. The twenty contemporary case ...

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Aquaculture In America

The Role Of Science, Government, And The Entrepreneur

by Art Tiddens

<p>Tiddens' job is to track (one might suspect, to advance) the financial prospects for American companies cultivating aquatic plants and animals. He surveys the support currently available from state and federal governments and scientific ...

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Arab Dawn

Arab Youth and the Demographic Dividend They Will Bring

by Bessma Momani

<p>In the West, news about the Middle East is dominated by an endless stream of reports and commentary about civil war, sectarian violence, religious extremism, and economic stagnation. But do they tell the full story? For instance, who knew ...

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Arab National Media and Political Change

“Recording the Transition”

by Fatima El-Issawi

<p>This book examines the evolution of national Arab media and its interplay with political change, particularly in emerging democracies in the context of the Arab uprisings. Investigated from a journalistic perspective, this research addresses ...

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Arab Women's Activism and Socio-Political Transformation

Unfinished Gendered Revolutions

by Sahar Khamis & Amel Mili

<p>This book illustrates how Arab women have been engaging in three ongoing, parallel struggles, before, during, and after the Arab Spring, on three levels, namely: the political struggle to pave the road for democracy, freedom, and reform; the ...

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Architectural Theorisations and Phenomena in Asia

The Polychronotypic Jetztzeit

by Francis Chia-Hui Lin

<p>This book is the first overall and detailed discussion of contemporary Asia’s architectural theorisations and phenomena based on its heteroglossic and decolonisation character. Lin presents a theoretical journey of transdisciplinary ...

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Archiving Loss

Holding Places for Difficult Memories

by Martine Hawkes

<p>Drawing together many stories from the archives of difficult events and volatile histories, <em>Archiving Loss: Holding Places for Difficult Memories</em> asks how we might cut and walk a path for memory, loss, and silence in the archive. The

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Arcticness

Power and Voice from the North

by Ilan Kelman

<p>Climate change and globalisation are opening up the Arctic for exploitation by the world – or so we are told. But what about the views, interests and needs of the peoples who live in the region? This volume explores the opportunities and ...

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Are Americans Becoming More Peaceful?

by Paul Joseph

<p>&quot;It's time that someone broke into the general gloom created by a war-loving administration and reminded us that we are a peace-loving people. Paul Joseph's book does just that, not with fantasy but with facts, showing how the public ...

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Are Racists Crazy?

How Prejudice, Racism, and Antisemitism Became Markers of Insanity

by Sander L. Gilman & James M. Thomas

<p><strong>The connection and science behind race, racism, and mental illness</strong><br /> In 2012, an interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of Oxford reported that - based on their clinical experiment - the beta-blocker ...

ISBN: 9781479891108

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Are We Getting Smarter?

Rising IQ in the Twenty-First Century

by James R. Flynn

<p>The 'Flynn effect' is a surprising finding, identified by James R. Flynn, that IQ test scores have significantly increased from one generation to the next over the past century. Flynn now brings us an exciting new book which aims to make ...

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Arise Ye Starvelings

The Jamaican Labour Rebellion of 1938 and its Aftermath

by K. Post

ISBN: 9781461341017

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Armageddon or Evolution?

The Scientific Method and Escalating World Problems

by Bernard S Phillips

<p>We are currently experiencing a wide range of evolving problems that threaten us with extinction. However, Phillips argues that we have the capacity-with the aid of a broad approach to the scientific method that builds on Mills's concept of ...

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Armed and Considered Dangerous

A Survey of Felons and Their Firearms

by Peter H. Rossi

<p><em>Armed and Considered Dangerous</em> is a book about &quot;bad guys&quot; and their guns. But Wright and Rossi contend that for every suspected criminal who owns and abuses a firearm, a hundred or more average citizens own guns for sport, ...

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Armenian-Americans

From Being to Feeling American

by Anny Bakalian

<p>Assimilation has been a contentious issues for most immigrant groups in the United States. The host society is assumed to lire immigrants and their descendants away from their ancestral heritage. Yet, in their quest for a &quot;better&quot; ...

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Art Crime

Terrorists, Tomb Raiders, Forgers and Thieves

by Noah Charney

<p>Since the Second World War, art crime has shifted from a relatively innocuous, often ideological crime, into a major international problem, considered by some to be the third-highest grossing criminal trade worldwide. This rich volume ...

ISBN: 9781137407573

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Art of Judging

Volume 8

by James. E Bond

<p>The single most important issue in American constitutional law is the role the Supreme Court should play in interpretation of the constitution. This issue has been a source of controversy since at least 1803, when Chief Justice John Marshall ...

ISBN: 9781351316262

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