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In the Ruins of the Cold War Bunker: Affect, Materiality and Meaning Making

Bennett, Luke. , Bennett, Luke.
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(2018)  | 9781783487349 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2018
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During the Cold War military and civil defence bunkers were an evocativematerialisation of deadly military stand-off. They were also a symbol of adeeply affective, pervasive anxiety about the prospect of world-destroyingnuclear war. But following the sudden fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 thesesites...

Sustainable Urbanism and Direct Action: Case Studies in Dialectical Activism

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(2018)  | 9781783483150 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2018
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Urban activism can manifest in many guises, from community gardening to massnaked bike rides. But how might we theorize the evidence of the collisionsbetween social forces that take place in our streets and public commons? Citiesare formed through these collective collisions in time. This book draws...

Sustainable Urbanism and Direct Action: Case Studies in Dialectical Activism

Heim Shepard, Bejamin. Shepard, Benjamin Heim.
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(2018)  | 9781783483167 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2018
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Urban activism can manifest in many guises, from community gardening to massnaked bike rides. But how might we theorize the evidence of the collisionsbetween social forces that take place in our streets and public commons? Citiesare formed through these collective collisions in time. This book draws...

Global Governance and Public Health: Obstacles and Opportunities

Cockerham, Geoffrey B.
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(2018)  | 9781786608482 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 316pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2018
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Global health issues transcend national borders and state sovereignty. As aresult, a collective response at the international level is necessary toeffectively address these problems. This response, however, is not simply basedon medical expertise or technology, but is largely dependent on politics....

Crisis and disaster in Japan and New Zealand : actors, victims and ramifications.

Bouterey, S. Marceau, L, E.
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(2018)  | 9789811302435 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | 196pp | Availability last checked: 10/10/2018
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This collection examines a broad spectrum of natural and human-made disasters that have occurred in Japan and New Zealand, including WWII and the atomic bombing of Japan and two recent major earthquake events, the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Christchurch Earthquake, which occurred in 2011. Through...

Communications Sector Protection and Homeland Security

Spellman, Frank R.
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(2018)  | 9781641433099 | Bernan Press | pbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2018
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The tenth of a new, well-received, and highly acclaimed series on criticalinfrastructure and homeland security, Communications Sector Protection andHomeland Security is an eye-opening account and an important reference source ofa complex sector. Communications systems are the backbone for much of thecritical...

Moderne Stationsorganisation im Krankenhaus: "

Bamberg, Christian.
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(2018)  | 9783662575352 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 206pp | Availability last checked: 15/11/2018
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Stationen sind heute stärker als früher berufsgruppenbezogen organisiert. Die zunehmende Arbeitsteilung geht mit einer wachsenden Verantwortungserosion einher. Dabei gerät der übergreifende Stationsablauf zunehmend aus dem Blick, an den Schnittstellen zwischen den Berufsgruppen kommt es zu Konflikten,...

Gebt der Medizin ihren Sinn zurück!: Aufruf zu einer radikalen Umkehr im Gesundheitswesen

Nawroth, Peter.
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(2018)  | 9783662576335 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 297pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2018
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Ziel des Buches ist keine Generalschelte aller im Gesundheitswesen tätigen Menschen und Organisationen. Es zeigt aber auf, dass sich in den letzten 50 Jahren systematische Denkfehler eingeschlichen haben und hebt Bereiche hervor, in denen Patienteninteressen zu Gunsten von Marktinteressen zurückgeschraubt...

Congress and U.S. Veterans: From the GI Bill to the VA Crisis

Cormack, Lindsey.
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(2018)  | 9781440858369 | Praeger Publishers | hbk. | book | 290pp | Availability last checked: 3/9/2018
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Prisons and Punishment in America: Examining the Facts

O'Hear, Michael.
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(2018)  | 9781440855429 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 241pp | Availability last checked: 3/9/2018
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A Unified Theory of Justice and Crime: Justice That Love Gives

DeValve, Michael J. Garland, Tammy S. Wright, Elizabeth Q.
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(2018)  | 9781498559904 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 9/9/2018
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Narrative Justice

McGregor, Rafe.
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(2018)  | 9781786606334 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 9/9/2018
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Rent and its Discontents: A Century of Housing Struggle

Gray, Neil.
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(2018)  | 9781786605757 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 294pp | Availability last checked: 9/9/2018
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Practical Heritage Management: Preserving a Tangible Past

Anfinson, Scott F.
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(2018)  | 9780759117983 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 544pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2018
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Scott Anfinson’s Practical Heritage Management provides a comprehensiveoverview of American cultural resource management (CRM) and historicpreservation. It is a textbook designed for all levels of students inarchaeology, history, and architecture departments. The format follows thelogical progression...

Rent and its Discontents: A Century of Housing Struggle

Gray, Neil.
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(2018)  | 9781786605740 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 294pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2018
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The 1915 Rent Strikes in Glasgow, along with similar campaigns across the UK,catalysed rent restrictions and eventually public housing as a right, with alegacy of progressive improvement in UK housing through the central decades ofthe 20th century. With the decimation of social housing and the resurgence...

Writing Terror on the Bodies of Women: Media Coverage of Violence against Women in Guatemala

England, Sarah.
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(2018)  | 9781498530798 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 434pp | Availability last checked: 9/9/2018
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Identities on Trial in the United States: Asylum Seekers from Asia

Ngin, ChorSwang.
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(2018)  | 9781498574730 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 266pp | Availability last checked: 9/9/2018
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Practical Heritage Management: Preserving a Tangible Past

Anfinson, Scott F.
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(2018)  | 9780759117990 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 544pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2018
AUD 109.95 (inc. GST), AUD 99.95 (ex. GST),
Scott Anfinson’s Practical Heritage Management provides a comprehensiveoverview of American cultural resource management (CRM) and historicpreservation. It is a textbook designed for all levels of students inarchaeology, history, and architecture departments. The format follows thelogical progression...

National water security : case study of an arid country: tunisia.

Besbes, Mustapha. Chahed, Jamel. Hamdane, Abdelkader.
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(2018)  | 9783319754987 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 240pp | Availability last checked: 3/9/2018
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refaceIntroductionChapter 1. The World Water Issues                                    1.1- THE GLOBAL WATER BALANCE1.2- THE WATER BALANCE OF ARID COUNTRIES1.3- Basic principles, key concepts and instruments1.4-...

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Crisis and disaster in Japan and New Zealand : actors, victims and ramifications.

Bouterey, S. Marceau, L, E.
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(2018)  | 9789811302435 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | 196pp | Availability last checked: 10/10/2018
AUD 206.95 (inc. GST), AUD 188.14 (ex. GST),
This collection examines a broad spectrum of natural and human-made disasters that have occurred in Japan and New Zealand, including WWII and the atomic bombing of Japan and two recent major earthquake events, the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Christchurch Earthquake, which occurred in 2011. Through...

 

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