Blood, Land, and Sex: Legal and Political Pluralism in Eritrea
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Blood, Land, and Sex: Legal and Political Pluralism in Eritrea

"Pateman (Univ. of California, Los Angeles) and Favali (law, Univ. of Turin, Italy) use a legal pluralist approach in an admirable attempt to unravel the intricate fabric of Eritrea's system of law. Eritrea is not atypical of African states with a population abundant in ethnic, social, linguistic, and religious diversity overlaid with a colonial past, a liberation struggle, a transitional era, and independence. For every legal issue ...

Offshore: Exploring the Worlds of Global Outsourcing
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Offshore: Exploring the Worlds of Global Outsourcing

Offshore outsourcing- the movement of jobs to lower-wage countries- is one of the defining features of globalization. Routine blue-collar work has been going offshore for decades, but the digital revolution beginning in the 1990s extended this process to many parts of the service economy too. Politically controversial from the beginning, "offshoring" is conventionally seen as a threat to jobs, wages, and economic security in higher-i...

Graphs, surfaces and homology
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Graphs, surfaces and homology

This is an undergraduate level introduction to homology that will appeal to students interested in the application of algebra to geometrical problems, specifically the study of surfaces (sphere, torus, Mobius band, Klein bottle). Numerous examples and exercises are included, making this an ideal text either for teaching or for self-study.

50 idées fausses sur les serpents
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50 idées fausses sur les serpents

Au fil de ses voyages, l’auteure a collecté 50 fausses idées sur les serpents, des animaux mal aimés qui ont suscité maintes légendes et continuent à inspirer des rumeurs extravagantes. Elle combat ces croyances, faites de superstitions et de méconnaissance, grâce à des explications scientifiques bien vulgarisées et à plus de 150 photos mettant en valeur la beauté de ces animaux.

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All in This Together: The Unofficial Story of ''High School Musical''

A comprehensive look at the making of the wildly successful Disney Channel film High School Musical, this unofficial guidebook explores the cultural phenomenon and loyal fan base the movie spawned. Providing detailed profiles on the film’s cast members—including Zac Efron, Ashley Tisdale, Vanessa Anne Hudgens, and Corbin Bleu—this companion follows the cast around the world as they promote the film and supplies all available informat...

Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness 4th Edition
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Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness 4th Edition

Questions and Answers grabs hold of students’ attention and doesn’t let go. It delivers the serious content you want in a student Q&A format that’s fun to read and an online learning space that commands active learning and promotes behavior change with Connect.Questions and Answers’ active learning approach includes the following features:FOCUS ON BEHAVIOR CHANGEOnline video case studies follow real college students attempting to...

The High-Conflict Custody Battle
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The High-Conflict Custody Battle

Is your ex-spouse trying to gain custody of your kids? Has he or she launched a campaign to make you look like a bad parent, both in the eyes of your children and the law? You aren’t alone. Unfortunately, high-conflict custody battles are all-too-common in today’s world. So how can you arm yourself with the mental and legal resources needed to survive this difficult time and keep your kids safe? In The High-Conflict Custody Battle, a...

Embodying the Problem : The Persuasive Power of the Teen Mother
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Embodying the Problem : The Persuasive Power of the Teen Mother

The dominant narrative of teen pregnancy persuades many people to believe that a teenage pregnancy always leads to devastating consequences for a young woman, her child, and the nation in which they reside. Jenna Vinson draws on feminist and rhetorical theory to explore how pregnant and mothering teens are represented as problems in U.S. newspapers, political discourses, and teenage pregnancy prevention campaigns since the 1970s. Vin...

Chicago History for Kids: Triumphs and Tragedies of the Windy City Includes 21 Activities (For Kids series)
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Chicago History for Kids: Triumphs and Tragedies of the Windy City Includes 21 Activities (For Kids series)

From the Native Americans who lived in the Chicago area for thousands of years, to the first European explorers Marquette and Jolliet,to the 2005 Chicago White Sox World Series win, parents, teachers, and kids will love this comprehensive and exciting history of how Chicago became the third largest city in the U.S. Chicago’s spectacular and impressive history comes alive through activities such as building a model of the original Fer...

The Noble Art of Seducing Women: My Foolproof Guide to Pulling Any Woman You Want
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The Noble Art of Seducing Women

I have seen some of Kezia Noble's videos and I really love the way she lays it out there, so when I saw that she had done a book on the subject of pick up, I had to have it. After reading through the book, I was very impressed and I know I learned a lot about women and pick up in general. But, I was truly blown away by the insight that she provided, it was truly awesome. For any man who struggles with dating women, this book is like ...