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A Nation Of Victims (The Decay Of The American Character), Sykes, Charles J.
1 A Nation Of Victims (The Decay Of The American Character)
Sykes, Charles J.: St. Martin's Press; New York, New York 1992 0312082975 / 9780312082970
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket: 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 289 pages 

001786001786: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Jacket's front flap is creased. Worn spot on front flyleaf from removed original owner's nameplate. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Review "In a trenchant and tonic analysis of America's loss of backbone, the author of The Hollow Men alleges that we have become a nation of self-proclaimed victims. " I am not responsible; it's not my fault" is the common refrain linking compulsive gamblers, co-dependents in dysfunctional relationships, obese people "oppressed" by narrow restaurant seats and others who claim victim status, Sykes charges. He excoriates the psychiatric profession for continually inventing new disease categories and lashes our "therapeutic culture, " which turns everyday difficulties into certified psychological problems. He stretches his argument too thin, however, when he attacks '60s activism, and "victimist explanations" of inner-city poverty and youth crime that, in his view, have distorted our criminal justice system, schools and urban policy. Even here, though, he scores points, calling upon Americans to dismantle the culture of victimization by recognizing personal responsibility and refusing to reflexively blame others. His sometimes shrill critique of sensitivity workshops, Afrocentric scholars and minorities "embracing their victim status" will make this book controversial. "

Price: 17.00 USD
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ASK (Life's Most Important Answers Are Found In Asking The Right Questions), Mason, John L.
2 ASK (Life's Most Important Answers Are Found In Asking The Right Questions)
Mason, John L.: Trophy Publishing Group, Incorporated; Dallas, Texas 1996 1888103078 / 9781888103076
First Printing Soft Cover Fine: 4 x 6 in.: 204 pages 

004027004027: "I have collected a host of powerful questions that have impacted my life and the lives of others. These thought-provoking questions helped us find some of life's most important answers. Remember, it's not only the questions you ask, but the questions you fail to ask, that shape your destiny." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 12.50 USD
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Body Clutter (Love Your Body, Love Yourself), Cilley, Marla / Ely,Leanne
3 Body Clutter (Love Your Body, Love Yourself)
Cilley, Marla / Ely,Leanne: Fireside Book - Simon & Schuster; 2007 1416534628 / 9781416534624
Fourth Printing Soft Cover Very Good: 6 x 9.25 in.: 224 pages 

005928005928: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Marla Cilley -- the FlyLady -- helped hundreds of thousands of her fans combat overwhelming household C. H. A. O. S. (Can't Have Anyone Over Syndrome) . Taking a "baby-steps" approach, she offered little chores to do every day, to wipe out clutter and feelings of inadequacy. Now, in Body Clutter, the FlyLady and Leanne Ely, the Dinner Diva and creator of the Saving Dinner series, team up to teach readers how to handle and erase the clutter they carry on their bodies and minds when it comes to body image. The FlyLady and Leanne say that it's not about finding the perfect diet, it's about the way you feel about food and your body and understanding sound nutrition. With warm voices, unique lingo, and no preaching, they apply a step-by-step technique, coaching the readers from beginning to end and sharing their own success stories along the way."

Price: 16.00 USD
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Child Psychopathology, Second Edition, Mash, Eric J. (Editor) / Barkley, Russell A. (Editor)
4 Child Psychopathology, Second Edition
Mash, Eric J. (Editor) / Barkley, Russell A. (Editor): The Guilford Press; New York, New York 2003 1572306092 / 9781572306097
Second Edition: Second Printing Hard Cover Fine with no Dust Jacket: 7.25 x 10.25 in.: 802 pages 

007310007310: No Dustjacket As Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "This authoritative text integrates state-of-the-art theory and empirical research on a wide range of child and adolescent disorders. Featuring contributions from leading scholars and clinicians, the volume is notable for its comprehensive coverage of the biological, psychological, and social-contextual determinants of childhood problems. Each chapter focuses on a specific disorder, describing its characteristics, developmental course, and epidemiology; outlining current diagnostic and classification schemes; identifying risk and protective factors; and discussing implications for prevention and treatment. Including a new chapter on adolescent substance use disorders, the second edition has been updated throughout to reflect important advances in the field. Incorporated is emerging knowledge in the areas of neurobiology, genetics, developmental psychology, and emotions, as well as new findings on sex differences in psychopathology and long-term outcomes for children at risk."

Price: 94.00 USD
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Cleaning Up (One Man's Redemptive Journey Through The Seductive World Of Corporate Crime), Minkow, Barry
5 Cleaning Up (One Man's Redemptive Journey Through The Seductive World Of Corporate Crime)
Minkow, Barry: Nelson Current; Nashville, Tennessee 2005 1595550046 / 9781595550040
First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 6.25 x 9.5 in.: 330 pages 

005742005742: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Before he was even old enough to drink, he had bank accounts, a Ferrari, a mansion, a multi-million dollar corporation, and a desperate little secret . . . It was all a lie. Most of us can't imagine life getting much worse than it got for Barry Minkow, the one-time Wall Street wiz kid who catapulted his company to stardom and success only to see it exposed as a $300-million fraud. Most of us can't imagine spending more than seven years in federal prison and coming out owing victims $26 million. Most of us can't imagine our careers changing from FBI target to FBI trainer, from CEO to senior pastor, from con man to con catcher. Or can we? We've all slipped up. We've all failed. Cleaning Up is Barry Minkow's comeback story-a powerful a tale of redemption and inspiration, of second chances and setting things right. More than a decade from defrauding investors, today, as cofounder of the Fraud Discovery Institute, he's uncovered over a billion dollars worth of investment scams. "

Price: 28.00 USD
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Dating For Dummies, Browne, Joy
6 Dating For Dummies
Browne, Joy: IDG Books Worldwide; 1997 0764550721 / 9780764550720
Fourth Printing Soft Cover Fine: 7.5 x 9.25 in.: 404 pages 

003565003565: "Takes one of the most complicated, anxiety-filled social rituals we have and provides the reader with a handbook for success. " Jim McCann, President, 1800Flowers. Includes special advice for divorced, widowed, and senior singles! Your fun and easy guide to dating success Dating and relating doesn't have to be intimidating. This essential singles companion is filled with sound advice and shows you just how easy it is to meet, date, and start a relationship with exactly the kind of person you've been holding out for without having to kiss another frog! Discover how to: Build your dating confidence * Polish your social self * Prepare for the big date * Go out and have a good time * Deal with dating difficulties * Get serious or keep it casual"

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Do - Gooders (How Liberals Hurt Those They Claim To Help -- And The Rest Of Us), Charen, Mona
7 Do - Gooders (How Liberals Hurt Those They Claim To Help -- And The Rest Of Us)
Charen, Mona: Sentinel - Penguin Group; 2004 1595230033 / 9781595230034
First Printing Hard Cover Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket: 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 269 pages 

003648003648: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Liberals from Washington, D. C. , to Hollywood, from our major news organizations to our leading universities, are convinced that they know what's best for America's poor and middle class. And they are equally convinced that anyone who disagrees with them isn't just wrong, but morally inferior, cold hearted ... And maybe even evil. " Front Board has a small dent in upper edge; else book would be classified as in Fine Condition.

Price: 19.00 USD
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Dumbing Down Our Kids (Why American Children Feel Good About Themselves But Can't Read, Write, Or Add), Sykes, Charles J.
8 Dumbing Down Our Kids (Why American Children Feel Good About Themselves But Can't Read, Write, Or Add)
Sykes, Charles J.: St. Martin's Griffin; Gordonsville, Virginia 1996 0312148232 / 9780312148232
First Printing Soft Cover Very Good: 6 x 9.25 in.: 341 pages 

003652003652: Original owner's name label on inside front cover. Otherwise, book would be considered in As New condition. Covers and pages are sharp, unread condition. "A searing indictment of America's secondary schools - one that every parent and teacher should read. Offers a full-scale investigation of the new educational fad, sometimes called 'Outcome Based Education' - the latest in a long series of 'reforms' that has eroded our schools. "

Price: 15.50 USD
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First, Break All The Rules (What The World's Greatest Managers Do Differently), Buckingham, Marcus / Coffman, Curt
9 First, Break All The Rules (What The World's Greatest Managers Do Differently)
Buckingham, Marcus / Coffman, Curt: Simon & Schuster; 1999 0684852861 / 9780684852867
1952 Edition: Twenty-Seventh Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 6.25 x 9.5 in.: 267 pages 

003319003319: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Present the remarkable findings of their massive in-depth study of great managers across a wide variety of situations. Some were in leadership positions. Others were front-line supervisors. Some were in Fortune 500 companies; others were key players in small, entrepreneurial companies. Whatever their situations, the managers who ultimately became the focus of Gallup's research were invariably those who excelled at turning each employee's talent into performance. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 25.00 USD
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Get Anyone To Do Anything And Never Feel Powerless Again (Psychological Secrets To Predict, Control, And Influence Every Situation), Lieberman, David J.
10 Get Anyone To Do Anything And Never Feel Powerless Again (Psychological Secrets To Predict, Control, And Influence Every Situation)
Lieberman, David J.: St Martins Press; 2000 0312209045 / 9780312209049
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 184 pages 

005704005704: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The legendary leader in the field of human behavior delivers the national bestselling, must-read phenomenon that changed the rules. Utilizing the latest advancements in human behavior, Dr. Lieberman's critically acclaimed techniques show you step-by-step how to gain the clear advantage in every situation. Get anyone to find you attractive. Get the instant advantage in any relationship. Get anyone to take your advice. Get a stubborn person to change his mind about anything. Get anyone to do a favor for you. Get anyone to return your phone call. Stop verbal abuse instantly. Get anyone to confide in your and confess anything. "

Price: 25.00 USD
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Global News Production, Clausen, Lisbeth
11 Global News Production
Clausen, Lisbeth: Copenhagen Business School Press; Herndon, Virginia 2003 8763001101 / 9788763001106
First Edition Soft Cover Very Good: 6.25 x 9 in.: 307 pages 

007486007486: BRAND NEW. Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light scuffing on front cover from shelf wear). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Events around the world are broadcast by giant media players such as CNN, BBC, NHK, etc. Consumers of news media receive the final message without knowing the processes that the images, the text and the sound have gone through. The media players can be considered as professional generators of national news, who manipulate presentations according to professional standards as well as local needs that are culturally based. This book explores how powerful political and economic agendas in the national media environment influence the production processes. It shows how the outcome is planned and negotiated between correspondents on location, editors and popular anchors that express the local cultural and political heritage. The study is based on interviews with media experts and newsroom observation at two Japanese TV stations; a public station (NHK) and a commercial station (TV Asahi), and it shows how events are 'domesticated' for the target audience."

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Growing With Your Child (Reflections On Parent Development), Schoen, Elin
12 Growing With Your Child (Reflections On Parent Development)
Schoen, Elin: Doubleday & Company; New York, New York 1995 0385421583 / 9780385421584
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 208 pages 

001868001868: Stated First Edition (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Editorial Review from Publishers Weekly: "In a warm-hearted, good-natured alternative to out-and-out instructional books about raising children, Schoen offers instead an anecdotal meditation on "how raising children changes us, our attitudes, behavior, personality, goals, our views of ourselves and the world, subtly or dramatically, consciously and unconsciously. " Quoting everyone from Bruno Bettelheim to Bruce Springsteen on the "therapeutic effect" of having and/or raising children, she offers an unabashedly, unashamedly positive view of the impact of children on parents, psychologically, spiritually and otherwise. "Simple, although, sometimes it's not so simple realizing how our children can help us reach our full potential as people, puts us well on the way to realizing our full potential as parents. " Although at times, the book may seem too good to be true, filled with uplifting tales of parents redeemed by their kids, Schoen's cheerful and sensitive approach is hard to resist. Her accounts of transformed parents including a wonderfully insightful look at the late writer Raymond Carver's perspective on his fatherhood support her central argument: that "the idea that our children provide us, as they grow, with successive opportunities that we might not otherwise have had for working through conflicts dating from when we were growing up, and thereby moving on in our personal growth, is probably as close as anyone has come to formulating a real psychodynamic of parenthood."

Price: 14.50 USD
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Guide To Writing Quality Individualized Education Programs (What's Best For Students With Disabilities?), Gibb, Gordon S. / Dyches, Tina Taylor
13 Guide To Writing Quality Individualized Education Programs (What's Best For Students With Disabilities?)
Gibb, Gordon S. / Dyches, Tina Taylor: Allyn and Bacon; Needham Heights, Massachusetts 1999 0205316921 / 9780205316922
Third Printing Soft Cover Fine: 8 x 10.75 in.: 79 pages 

006622006622: "This easy-to-follow guide reduces the complexity of IEP development to seven basic steps based on the requirements if IDEA '97. Pre-service and in-service educators will find the user-friendly format invaluable for enhancing their IEP writing skills. This helpful guide features case studies of four students of different ages with specific disabilities. Step-by-step instructions show how to develop a program by explanation, modeling, practice, and feedback. Also included are instructions for transition planning, a model IEP for comparison, and references for further learning. For pre-service and in-service special education teachers. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 19.00 USD
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Handbook Of Cognitive Therapy Techniques, McMullin, Rain E.
14 Handbook Of Cognitive Therapy Techniques
McMullin, Rain E.: W W Norton & Co; Scranton, Pennsylvania 1986 0393700356 / 9780393700350
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket: 6.25 x 9.5 in.: 356 pages 

006216006216: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This highly practical book described 80 key cognitive therapy techniques, offering for each the theoretical basis, a thumbnail description of technique, case illustrations, and further readings. The techniques, developed over many years of research and practice, cover a wide range and include countering statements, methods for making perceptual shifts, various conditioning techniques, paradoxical methods, and logical analysis. "

Price: 22.50 USD
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High Five (The Magic Of Working Together), Blanchard, Kenneth H. / Parisi-Carew, Eunice / Bowles, Sheldon M. / Carew, Don
15 High Five (The Magic Of Working Together)
Blanchard, Kenneth H. / Parisi-Carew, Eunice / Bowles, Sheldon M. / Carew, Don: William Morrow & Co; 2002 0688170366 / 9780688170363
Twelfth Printing Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket: 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 203 pages 

003284003284: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has inscription by original owner on front flyleaf. "Foreword by Spencer Johnson, M. D. , author of Who Moved My Cheese? Captures the power and vision of great teams. It brilliantly illustrates the dynamics of teamwork and why the collective power of a group outshines individual Performance. Whether you're part of a large team at work or linked with just one person, High Five! Shows you how to create disciplined synergy focused on your goals."

Price: 16.00 USD
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Home - School Relations (Working Successfully With Parents And Families), Olsen, Glenn / Fuller, Mary Lou
16 Home - School Relations (Working Successfully With Parents And Families)
Olsen, Glenn / Fuller, Mary Lou: Allyn and Bacon; Needham Heights, Massachusetts 2000 0205181260 / 9780205181261
First Edition: Fifth Printing Soft Cover Very Good: 7 x 9 in.: 368 pages 

006620006620: Has neat highlighting on some pages and black mark on bottom of page block. Corners of covers are slightly creased. Otherwise, pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Home-School Relations examines the nature of the contemporary family and its relationship to the school and provides practical advice for developing strong home-school relationships. This book discusses the need for educators to have positive working relationships with the students they teach and describes the techniques they must use to understand the families from which their students come. In addition to covering the traditional topics of ethnic families, change in families, and parent-teacher communication, Olsen, Fuller, and their contributors delve further into the issues facing families today. Poverty, advocacy, fathering and domestic violence and their effect on families are covered opening new paths of understanding for educators. In addition, diversity (cultural, racial, religious, and sexual orientation) is discussed, not only in a separate chapter, but throughout the book, to promote understanding of all students and their families. Unlike other book in this field, Home-School Relations confronts the alarming statistics on poverty and how it affects children, and ultimately, their performance in schools. In-service and pre-service teachers, parents. "

Price: 22.50 USD
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Inner Peace For Busy People (52 Simple Strategies For Transforming Your Life), Borysenko, Joan Z.
17 Inner Peace For Busy People (52 Simple Strategies For Transforming Your Life)
Borysenko, Joan Z.: Hay House; 2003 1401902146 / 9781401902148
Second Printing Soft Cover Fine: 5.25 x 8 in.: 197 pages 

006042006042: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This book consists of 52 weekly entries of 800 to 1,000 words that are both inspirational and practical. Through story and science, spirituality and humor, the readers will be given easily learnable skills to help them change their lives and attitudes to recover inner peace, one week at a time. "

Price: 16.00 USD
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Invinceable Principles (Essential Tools For Life Mastery), Poscente, Vince
18 Invinceable Principles (Essential Tools For Life Mastery)
Poscente, Vince: Invinceaility Series; Dallas, Texas 2002 189343012X / 9781893430129
Second Edition Soft Cover Very Good: 6 x 9 in.: 278 pages 

003285003285: "Tell me: what were the best five years of your life? The ideal answer is - the last five. This book will take you on an in-depth exploration of Invinceable Principles, general truths that if internalized and used on a daily basis will create the pathway to life mastery. " Has inscription by original owner on front flyleaf.

Price: 12.50 USD
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King Of The Gumballs, Becker, Lyle M.
19 King Of The Gumballs
Becker, Lyle M.: Caliana Publishing; Appleton, Wisconsin 1997 0966114302 / 9780966114300
First Edition Soft Cover Fine: 5.5 x 8.5 in.: 268 pages 

002776002776: "An Entrepreneur's Spiritual Journey Building a Business While Raising Eight Kids and Surviving the Feminist Movement and a 50-Year Marriage. An entrepreneur who started in the peanut business at eighteen writes of the successes and failures in the toy and bubble gum machine business and how he grew spiritually, learning there were only successes, no failures, in life and in business." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

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Making A Difference (Advocacy Competencies For Special Education Professionals), Fiedler, Craig R.
20 Making A Difference (Advocacy Competencies For Special Education Professionals)
Fiedler, Craig R.: Allyn and Bacon; Needham Heights, Massachusetts 2000 0205306292 / 9780205306299
First Printing Soft Cover Very Good: 7 x 9.25 in.: 258 pages 

006621006621: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Has neat highlighting on some pages and black mark on bottom of page block. Corners of covers are slightly creased. Otherwise, pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The only single comprehensive source on the role and responsibility of special education professionals as advocates for children with disabilities. Most pre-service educational programs only cursorily cover the topic of advocacy, leaving many to enter the field without the knowledge and skills necessary for effective advocacy. This highly specialized book fills this training void by presenting the competencies, dispositions, knowledge, and skills necessary to become an effective advocate. Pre-service and in-service educators are introduced to topics such as ethical disposition, special education law, dispute resolution mechanisms, interpersonal communication skills, collaboration skills, and conflict resolution skills. In addition, numerous vignettes and case studies throughout help readers connect text concepts to real-life issues. Compassionate and informative, this book helps special education professionals learn how to make a difference in the educational lives of children with disabilities. For special education teachers and administrators. "

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Making Your Dreams Come True, Wieder, Marcia
21 Making Your Dreams Come True
Wieder, Marcia: Harmony Books; New York, New York 1999 0609606085 / 9780609606087
Revised Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 230 pages 

003283003283: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Find Your Passion With America's Dream Coach. Teaches you a concrete formula to overcome whatever is standing between you and your dream - mostly your own self-limiting beliefs - and to rediscover the passion that may have been hidden for years. "

Price: 12.50 USD
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Moral Dilemmas, Vann, Gerald
22 Moral Dilemmas
Vann, Gerald: Doubleday & Company; Garden City, New York 1965 
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket: 5.5 x 8.5 in.: 214 pages 

005124005124: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "A lively and provocative commentary on practical issues of faith and modern morality. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. LCCN# 65-24685. Dustjacket has some small cuts along edge and back is lightly stained. Book's boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "A celebrated writer's views on the basic dilemma of modern man: how to be holy and, at the same time, human."

Price: 20.00 USD
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On Women & Friendship (A Collection Of Victorian Keepsakes And Traditions), Ockenga, Starr
23 On Women & Friendship (A Collection Of Victorian Keepsakes And Traditions)
Ockenga, Starr: Stewart Tabori & Chang; New York, New York 1993 1556702426 / 9781556702426
First Printing Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket: 9.25 x 11 in.: 208 pages Illustrated by Starr Ockenga 

007115007115: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has gift inscription on front flyleaf; else would have classified book as in Fine Condition. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10) . "Lavishly illustrated, it beautifully gathers between its covers words and images that capture the spirit of the abiding warmth and support shared by women. Luminous photographs and evocative excerpts from Victorian albums adorn page after page of this charming book. ": Photographs

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Penology For Profit (A History Of The Texas Prison System, 1867-1912), Walker, Donald R.
24 Penology For Profit (A History Of The Texas Prison System, 1867-1912)
Walker, Donald R.: Texas A & M University Press; College Station, Texas 1988 0890963150 / 9780890963159
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 216 pages 

006537006537: Dustjacket now protected by Archival Quality Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Texas A&M Southwestern Studies Number Seven. "Before the discovery of oil and the advent of Progressivism to Texas, the state dealt with prison overcrowding by leasing convicts and their labor to private industry and funneling the profits into the state's coffers. In this book, the first on convict leasing in Texas, historian Donald Walker examines all the economic, social, and political aspects of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Texas that resulted in the leasing system and its eventual demise. Convict leasing resulted in high mortality rates among prisoners, and despite commissions, reports, and warnings to the lessees, stories of abusive guards and intolerable conditions persisted. In the twentieth century, revenues from the oil industry eased the financial woes of the state, and at the same time, a movement for social reform gained momentum. Investigative journalism revealed to the public the abuses of prisoners and mismanagement by the private contractors, and in 1912 the state retook control of the prison system. "

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Princeton Readings In Political Thought (Essential Texts Since Plato), Cohen, Mitchell (Editor) / Fermon, Nicole (Editor)
25 Princeton Readings In Political Thought (Essential Texts Since Plato)
Cohen, Mitchell (Editor) / Fermon, Nicole (Editor): Princeton University Press; Princeton, New Jersey 1996 0691036896 / 9780691036892
Fourth Printing Soft Cover Very Good: 6 x 9.25 in.: 740 pages 

004831004831: Corner edges of front cover are slightly creased and spine is creased from reading. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "One of the most engaging and up-to-date samplers of the standard works of Western political thinking from antiquity through modern times. Organized chronologically, from Thucydides to Foucault, the book brings together forty-four selections of enduring intellectual value--key articles, book excerpts, essays, and speeches--that have shaped our understanding of Western society and politics. Readers will find this work to be an invaluable reference, and they will enjoy not only the varied selections but also the lucid introductions to each historical era and the brief sketches of each thinker. The book includes the writings of many of the most distinguished observers of the Western experience from classical times (Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, and Cicero) , the Middle Ages (St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, and Christine de Pizan) , modern times (Machiavelli, Luther, Calvin, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Adam Smith, The Federalist Papers, "Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, " Burke, Marie-Olympes de Gouges, Mary Wollstonecraft, Bentham, Mill, de Tocqueville, Hegel, Marx, and Nietzsche) , or the ideas of twentieth-century political philosophers and ideologists (Weber, Mosca, Michels, Lenin, Freud, Emma Goldman, Mussolini, Arendt, Orwell, de Beauvoir, Fanon, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Leo Strauss, Walzer, Rawls, Nozick, Habermas, and Foucault) . "

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