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On Rheostasis

Stevenson, Tyler
On Rheostasis
On Rheostasis describes several examples of physiological changes most species of animals will experience in their lifetime, such as daily rhythms, reproductive cycles, and infection induced fevers. These naturally occurring events are a major challenge to the basic understanding of how bodies maintain a healthy, internal working environment. The book uses new research to highlight that our internal state is regulated by different physiologica...

CHF 85.00

Making Sense of the Molly Maguires

Kenny, Kevin
Making Sense of the Molly Maguires
Twenty Irish immigrants, suspected of comprising a secret terrorist organization called the Molly Maguires, were executed in Pennsylvania in the 1870s for the murder of sixteen men. Making Sense of the Molly Maguires offers a narrative history of dramatic story, traces the origins of the Molly Maguires to Ireland, and, for this twenty-fifth anniversary edition, reflects on the enduring memory of the Molly Maguires in American popular culture.

CHF 35.50

A New Lens on Emerging Adulthood

Shulman, Shmuel
A New Lens on Emerging Adulthood
Based on a twelve-year longitudinal study that followed 185 emerging adults from age 23 to age 35, six assessments, and two in-depth interviews, A New Lens on Emerging Adulthood proposes a constructive understanding of the journey that young people take throughout their twenties and early thirties. Conceptualized within the Developmental Systems Theory, this book argues that emerging adulthood instabilities and missteps actually reflect progre...

CHF 69.00

The Cult of Dismembered Limbs

Aran, Gideon
The Cult of Dismembered Limbs
This book presents for the first time a comprehensive and nuanced portrayal of ZAKA - an organization of ultra-orthodox religious Jews who rush to the sites of Palestinian suicide attacks in Israel to care for the mutilated corpses of the victims according to an intricate, symbolically charged, macabre rite. Gideon Aran has spent years embedded with the men of ZAKA, and in this gripping ethnography he takes readers inside the organization and ...

CHF 35.50

When Peacekeeping Missions Collide

Diehl, Paul F. / Druckman, Daniel / Mueller, Grace B.
When Peacekeeping Missions Collide
When Peacekeeping Missions Collide provides a comprehensive assessment on how different peacekeeping missions intersect with one another in contemporary conflicts. Including five detailed case studies of UN peacekeeping operations and operations data ranging from 1946 to 2016, the book provides an innovative examination of the different missions that UN peacekeepers perform and how the outcomes of these missions influence one another.

CHF 35.50

The Cult of Dismembered Limbs

Aran, Gideon
The Cult of Dismembered Limbs
This book presents for the first time a comprehensive and nuanced portrayal of ZAKA - an organization of ultra-orthodox religious Jews who rush to the sites of Palestinian suicide attacks in Israel to care for the mutilated corpses of the victims according to an intricate, symbolically charged, macabre rite. Gideon Aran has spent years embedded with the men of ZAKA, and in this gripping ethnography he takes readers inside the organization and ...

CHF 135.00

When Peacekeeping Missions Collide

Diehl, Paul F. / Druckman, Daniel / Mueller, Grace B.
When Peacekeeping Missions Collide
When Peacekeeping Missions Collide provides a comprehensive assessment on how different peacekeeping missions intersect with one another in contemporary conflicts. Including five detailed case studies of UN peacekeeping operations and operations data ranging from 1946 to 2016, the book provides an innovative examination of the different missions that UN peacekeepers perform and how the outcomes of these missions influence one another.

CHF 105.00

Applying Decision Research to Improve Clinical Outcomes, ...

Faust, David / Arkes, Hal R. / Gaudet, Charles E.
Applying Decision Research to Improve Clinical Outcomes, Psychological Assessment, and Clinical Prediction
Mental health professionals often must make judgments or decisions involving vital matters. Is an individual likely to act violently? Has a child been sexually abused? Is a police officer fit to carry a gun? An explosion of research in clinical and cognitive psychology provides practical means for enhancing the accuracy of clinical decision making and prediction and thereby improving outcomes and the quality of care. Unfortunately, this resear...

CHF 69.00

Social Work, White Supremacy, and Racial Justice

Abrams, Laura / Crewe, Sandra Edmonds / Dettlaff, Alan J. / Williams, James Herbert
Social Work, White Supremacy, and Racial Justice
This volume offers an examination of the history of racism and White supremacy in the profession of social work, current efforts to address and repair the harms caused by racism and White supremacy within the profession, and forward-thinking strategies for social work to be part of a broader societal movement to achieve an anti-racist future.

CHF 135.00

The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Music Studies

Frühauf, Tina
The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Music Studies
The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Music Studies is the most comprehensive and expansive critical handbook of Jewish music published to date. The chapters form a first truly global look at Jewish music, including studies from Central and East Asia, Europe, Australia, the Americas, and the Arab world. The Handbook provides a resource that researchers, scholars, and educators will use as the most important and authoritative overview of work within mu...

CHF 205.00

Desk Reference in School Psychology

Theodore, Lea A. / Bracken, Bruce A. / Bray, Melissa A.
Desk Reference in School Psychology
The Desk Reference in School Psychology provides practitioners, academics, and students with a compendium of current, evidence-based, and state-of-the-art best practices in education and psychology. This comprehensive, detailed, and empirically supported resource renders the Desk Reference an ideal, practical go-to guide for all school-based professionals, including classroom teachers, counselors, social workers, and school psychologists.

CHF 159.00

How Polarization Begets Polarization

Merrill III, Samuel / Grofman, Bernard / Brunell, Thomas L.
How Polarization Begets Polarization
This book explains the feedback loop that generates ever-increasing polarization-the signature feature of contemporary American politics. This loop is powered by the discipline exerted by the respective political parties and their activists on both their Congressional members and their district candidates. The authors show that tight party discipline produces party delegations in Congress that are widely separated from one another but each ide...

CHF 35.50

How Polarization Begets Polarization

Merrill III, Samuel / Grofman, Bernard / Brunell, Thomas L.
How Polarization Begets Polarization
This book explains the feedback loop that generates ever-increasing polarization-the signature feature of contemporary American politics. This loop is powered by the discipline exerted by the respective political parties and their activists on both their Congressional members and their district candidates. The authors show that tight party discipline produces party delegations in Congress that are widely separated from one another but each ide...

CHF 105.00

An Obituary for "Wisdom Literature"

Kynes, Will
An Obituary for "Wisdom Literature"
This work proposes a radical solution to the problems plaguing the interpretation of Wisdom literature. Kynes identifies the historical origin of the category and critically assesses its development and distorting effect on interpretation.

CHF 43.50