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Countering Tax Crime in the European Union by Umut Turksen
This book seeks durable solutions for tax crime and is a great resource for the development of knowledge, policy and law on tax crime. The book uniquely blends current practice with new approaches to countering tax crime.
The Great Demographic Reversal by Charles Goodhart
This original and panoramic book proposes that the underlying forces of demography and globalisation will shortly reverse three multi-decade global trends – it will raise inflation and interest rates, but lead to a pullback in inequality. “Whatever the future holds”, the authors argue, “it will be nothing like the past”.
The Elements of Journalism, 4th Edition by Bill Kovach
A timely new edition of the classic journalism text, now featuring updated material on the importance of reporting in the age of media mistrust and fake news—and how journalists can use technology to navigate its challenges More than two decades ago, the Committee of Concerned Journalists gathered some of America’s most influential newspeople and asked them, “What is journalism for?” Through exhaustive research, surveys, interviews, and public forums, the committee identified the essential elements that define journalism and its role in our society.
The Choice We Face by John N Hale
A comprehensive history of school choice in the US, from its birth in the 1950s as the most effective weapon to oppose integration to its lasting impact in reshaping the public education system today. Most Americans today see school choice as their inalienable right.
The Collected Works of Euclid by Delphi Classics
The father of geometry, Euclid was a Greek mathematician active in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I (323-283 BC). His treatise on geometry, ‘Elements’, is one of the most influential works in the history of mathematics, serving as the main textbook for teaching mathematics from the time of its first publication until the early twentieth century.
The Cabinet of Imaginary Laws by Peter Goodrich
Returning to the map of the island of utopia, this book provides a contemporary, inventive, addition to the long history of legal fictions and juristic phantasms. Progressive legal and political thinking has for long lacked a positive, let alone a bold imaginary project, an account of what improved institutions and an ameliorated environment would look like.
Teaching Music Theory by Jennifer Snodgrass
In recent years, music theory educators around the country have developed new and innovative teaching approaches, reintroducing a sense of purpose into their classrooms. In this book, author and veteran music theory educator Jennifer Snodgrass visits several of these teachers, observing them in their music theory classrooms and providing lesson plans that build upon their approaches.
Singapore’s Foreign Policy by Amitav Acharya
The conventional understanding of Singapore’s foreign policy can be summarized in three main propositions: first, it is dictated by the imperatives of being a small state; second, its primary purpose is to ensure Singapore’s survival, given its small size; and third, this logic of survival dictates a realpolitik approach to foreign policy and national security.
Reintroducing Robert K Merton by Charles Crothers
This book reintroduces the work of Robert K. Merton as a bridge between classical sociology and modern sociology. Founded in the sociological classics but developing a modern approach to the advancement of theory and research methodology, Merton’s thought helped to construct modern sociology in its coverage of many of the social institutional areas of contemporary society.
Psychoanalytic and Historical Perspectives by Michael Maccoby
What is Donald Trump’s personality? Is he mentally ill? What in American culture and history enabled him to become president? How does his personality shape his policies and leadership? In this fascinating and highly relevant new book, these questions are answered by a selection of expert contributors, including psychoanalysts, historians, and a sociologist.
Refugee High by Elly Fishman
Lit Hub’s Most Anticipated of 2021 A year in the life of a Chicago high school that has one of the highest proportions of refugees of any school in the nation “A wondrous tapestry of stories, of young people looking for a home. With deep, immersive reporting, Elly Fishman pulls off a triumph of empathy.
Language and Revolutionary Magic by Juan Luis Rodriguez
Exploring the ways in which the development of linguistic practices helped expand national politics in remote, rural areas of Venezuela, Language and Revolutionary Magic in the Orinoco Delta situates language as a mediating force in the creation of the ‘magical state’. Focusing on the Waraos speakers of the Orinoco Delta, this book explores center–periphery dynamics in Venezuela through an innovative linguistic anthropological lens.
Modernism and Non-Translation by Jason Harding, John Nash
This book explores the incorporation of untranslated fragments from various languages within modernist writing. It studies non-translation in modernist fiction, poetry, and other forms of writing, with a principally European focus and addresses the following questions: what are the aesthetic and cultural implications of non-translation for modernist literature?
Minutes of Magic by Mihir Mankad
Minutes of Magic is a collection of outstanding 4-minute speeches, representing the personal philosophies of some of the brightest young minds and aspiring leaders of our time. The 80 speech transcripts (~600 words each) were curated from over 4,000 speeches delivered in Professor Mihir Mankad’s award-winning “Arts of Communication” courses, and serve as benchmarks for storytelling and speechwriting.
Medical Identities and Print Culture by Alison Moulds
This book examines how the medical profession engaged with print and literary culture to shape its identities between the 1830s and 1910s in Britain and its empire.
How to Teach Computer Science by Alan J. Harrison
This book is for new or aspiring computer science teachers wishing to improve their subject knowledge and gain confidence in the classroom. And it’s for experienced computer science teachers who wish to hone their practice, in particular in the areas of explicit instruction, tackling misconceptions and exploring pedagogical content knowledge. You will read some of the backstory to our subject – the “hinterland” – those fascinating journeys into history that make the subject come alive and place it in historical context.
In Search of Memory by Eric R. Kandel
“A stunning book.”—Oliver SacksMemory binds our mental life together. We are who we are in large part because of what we learn and remember. But how does the brain create memories?
Help Your Kids with Geography, Grades 5-10 by DK
When homework feels like a big mountain to climb for your kids, help them reach the top of their geography class with this unique step-by-step visual guide.
Global Fracture by Michael Hudson
“Hudson is one of the tiny handful of economic thinkers in today’s world who are forcing us to look at old questions in startling new ways”. Alvin Toffler, best-selling author of Future Shock and The Third Wave This new and updated edition of Michael Hudson’s classic political economy text explores how and why the US came to achieve world economic hegemony.
Environmental Blockades by Iain McIntyre
Since the 1970s, environmental blockades disrupting the exploitation and destruction of forests, rivers, and other biodiverse places have been one of the most attention-grabbing and contentious forms of political action. This book explores when, where, and why environmental blockading and its associated tactics first arose.
Cuba’s Digital Revolution by Ted A. Henken
The triumph of the Cuban Revolution gave the Communist Party a monopoly over both politics and the mass media. However, with the subsequent global proliferation of new information and communication technologies, Cuban citizens have become active participants in the worldwide digital revolution.
Developing Your Teaching 2nd Edition by Peter Kahn
Packed with advice, vignettes and case studies, as well as useful tips and checklists for improving teaching, the second edition of Developing Your Teaching is the ideal toolkit to support the development of teaching practice.
Damned Lies and Statistics by Joel Best
Here, by popular demand, is the updated edition to Joel Best’s classic guide to understanding how numbers can confuse us. In his new afterword, Best uses examples from recent policy debates to reflect on the challenges to improving statistical literacy.
Creative Riddles Trick Questions For Kids Family by Riddleland
Get ready for some unforgettable family fun with this massive riddle collection for children of all ages! “PLAYTIME is precious. PLAY builds BRAIN PATHWAYS for THINKING, CREATIVITY, FLEXIBILITY, EMPATHY and many other lifelong skills” – Heather Shumaker Creative Riddles and Trick Questions for Kids and Family! is a fun riddle book that contains 300 creative riddles and tricky brain teasers of easy to hard difficulty.
Best Person Rural by Noel Perrin
In 1963, Noel Perrin, a 35-year-old professor of English at Dartmouth College, bought an 85-acre farm in Thetford Center, Vermont. For the next forty years he spent half his time teaching, half writing, and half farming.
Cometary Encounters by Pierre Lescaudron
What flash froze the woolly mammoths in a matter of minutes? Was Earth inundated by water from Mars? What series of catastrophic events caused the advent of the Younger Dryas? Is there evidence to support the existence of an ongoing 3,600-year Earth-threatening cometary cycle? Was Venus a comet that made several destructive earthly flybys? These are just some of the questions explored in this book that takes the reader on a fascinating and hair-raising journey through time and space that marshals abundant evidence to show that the official view of the history of our planet, on which mainstream science obtusely insists, is deeply problematic.
Compassionate School Practices by Christine Y Mason
Already Ready For What Will Come – SEL For A Culture Of Care Is your school prepared to care for all of the students, staff, and families in your community? Sadly, your school might be the only point of care for many. Be already ready–Establish a compassionate cultural foundation for strong relationships and holistic skills to weather stress, trauma, and promote well-being for your entire school population.
Birds Encyclopedia by King Kristen
This notebook is a wonderful multi-purpose journal for sketching, jotting down thoughts, and writing notes as a Handbook + The notebook is durable to withstand any adventure. Check out the specifications for more information. If you would like to see a sample of the notebook, click on the “Look Inside” feature. + Specifications: 120 pages with Layout: Dot Grid – 5 mm spaced dots + Dimensions:6″ x 9″
Authentic Writing by Jeffrey Rice
In typical academic circles, texts must be critiqued, mined for the obfuscated meanings they hide, and shown to reveal larger, broader meanings than what are initially evident.
Black Victim To Black Victor by Adam B. Coleman
Black Americans are constantly lied to about the source of their community’s issues in an effort to profit off their pain and to make sure that they never leave the mindset of the victim.