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21st Birthday Book
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  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2021-05-03
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 0759555699

Summary: Detective Lindsay Boxer vows to protect a young woman from a serial killer long enough to see her twenty-first birthday. When young wife and mother Tara Burke goes missing with her baby girl, all eyes are on her husband, Lucas. He paints her not as a missing person but a wayward wife—until a gruesome piece of evidence turns the investigation criminal. While Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas pursues the story and M.E. Claire Washburn harbors theories that run counter to the SFPD’s, ADA Yuki Castellano sizes Lucas up as a textbook domestic offender . . . who suddenly puts forward an unexpected suspect. If what Lucas tells law enforcement has even a grain of truth, there isn't a woman in the state of California who's safe from the reach of an unspeakable threat.

College Student Alcohol Abuse Book by Christopher J. Correia,James G. Murphy,Nancy P. Barnett

College Student Alcohol Abuse Book
  • Author : Christopher J. Correia,James G. Murphy,Nancy P. Barnett
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-09-14
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 1118236076

Summary: Essential evidence-based strategies for the prevention and reduction of alcohol abuse among college students With contributions from notable substance abuse researchers, this practical guide presents clear strategies for prevention of and interventions for alcohol abuse in the college-age population. Ranging from community-based prevention programs to individual, motivational, and interview-based approaches, College Student Alcohol Abuse explores: The leading theories used to conceptualize college student drinking and related problems, with an emphasis on the clinical implications of each perspective Epidemiology of student drug use—including illicit drugs and nonmedical use of prescription drugs The spectrum of empirically supported prevention programs with a focus on best practices and materials How to conduct assessments and create intervention programs for students with substance abuse problems A must-have resource for every college administrator, resident staff member, and addiction counselor who works with this unique population, College Student Alcohol Abuse translates the latest research findings and interventions into clear and evidence-based strategies for assessing and treating college students who are abusing alcohol.

Birthday Gifts: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Birthday Gift Ideas Book by Blake Nelson

Birthday Gifts: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Birthday Gift Ideas Book
  • Author : Blake Nelson
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2015-06-02
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 1329186133

Summary: One of the most important dates to remember in a romantic relationship is the birthday of your significant other. This ranks up there with remembering your anniversary and Valentine’s Day. For your loved one’s birthday, something besides a gift and a card is often appropriate. Many people take their girlfriends or boyfriends out to a birthday date or dinner. A birthday date is a great way to show the person you love that you are thinking of them, and that they are important enough to remember. But where do you take your loved one, you may ask. There are several different ideas, but there are also several factors to consider when making the decision of where to take your significant other. Here's a preview of what you will learn: - Awesome Birthday Gifts for Anyone - Birthday Gift Ideas for your Parents - Birthday Gifts for Her - Birthday Gifts for Him - and More GRAB YOUR COPY TODAY!

The 9th Judgment Book by James Patterson,Maxine Paetro

The 9th Judgment Book
  • Author : James Patterson,Maxine Paetro
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2010-04-26
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN Code: 031608817X

Summary: The Women's Murder Club takes on two deranged killers, but Detective Lindsay Boxer begins to wonder if the mysterious case is also breaking apart her closest friendships. During an intimate dinner party, a cat burglar breaks into the home of A-list actor Marcus Dowling. When his wife walks in on the thief, the situation quickly teeters out of control, leaving an empty safe and a lifeless body. The same night, a woman and her infant child are ruthlessly gunned down in an abandoned garage. The killer hasn't left a shred of evidence, except for a foreboding and cryptic message: WCF, the letters written in blood-red letters. With two deranged killers on the loose Detective Lindsay Boxer calls on the Women's Murder Club to help her stop the insane killers. But someone is leaking information to the press-details that only those on the inside could know. As allegations fly that Lindsay is the source, she has to wonder: how much she can trust her closest friends?

Intercultural Mediation and Conflict Management Training Book by Claude-Hélène Mayer

Intercultural Mediation and Conflict Management Training Book
  • Author : Claude-Hélène Mayer
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-01-23
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN Code: 3030517659

Summary: This book introduces the topic of intercultural mediation and conflict management. Based on the latest scientific research and successful conflict management practices, it provides theoretical insights and practical, self-reflective exercises, role-plays and case studies on conflict, mediation, intercultural mediation, and solution-finding in conflict mediation. The book serves both as a self-learning tool to expand personal competences and cultural sensitivity, and as training material for seminars, workshops, secondary, advanced and higher education and vocational training. It is a valuable contribution to the fields of intercultural conflict mediation and conflict management, intercultural communication, intercultural training and coaching. This is a book about practicing – the applied practice of competent conflict crafts in diverse intercultural contexts. Conflict practitioners, mediators, and intercultural trainers would be inspired by Professor Claude-Hélène Mayer’s creative integration of relevant intercultural models with do-able conflict strategies and in reaching intergroup harmony with reflexivity and cultural resonance. --- Professor Stella Ting-Toomey, Human Communication Studies, California State University at Fullerton, USA, and Co-Editor of The SAGE Handbook of Conflict Communication, 2e Given the difficulty and complexity of successful intercultural collaboration and conflict mediation, this is a much-needed addition to cross-cultural positive psychology. It is rich in content and training. I highly recommend it for teaching, corporate training, and for executive coaches. --- Professor Paul T.P. Wong, President International Network on Personal Meaning and President Meaning-Centered Counselling Institute, Toronto, Canada Intercultural conflict resolution is a critically important task in this modern world. This book by Professor Mayer is a welcome handbook on how to use mediation to resolve those conflicts. It should be in the library of every conflict mediator. My congratulations to Professor Mayer for her important work. --- Dan Landis, Founding President, International Academy of Intercultural Research, Affiliate Professor of Psychology, University of Hawaii

Metatheory and Interviewing Book by Emily J. Haas,Marifran Mattson

Metatheory and Interviewing Book
  • Author : Emily J. Haas,Marifran Mattson
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2014-12-11
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN Code: 0739180576

Summary: This book makes the tenets of harm reduction more accessible to researchers and practitioners by integrating metatheory, method, and practice, and enhances metatheory development in social science research. Readers will understand how using metatheoretical tenets can facilitate a deeper dialogue with participants throughout qualitative research.

The Quickie Book by James Patterson,Michael Ledwidge

The Quickie Book
  • Author : James Patterson,Michael Ledwidge
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2007-07-02
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN Code: 031600720X

Summary: A one-night stand spirals into a web of dark secrets in James Patterson's steamy thriller of love, lust, and murder. Lauren Stillwell is not your average damsel in distress. When the NYPD cop discovers her husband leaving a hotel with another woman, she decides to beat him at his own game. But her revenge goes dangerously awry, and she finds her world spiraling into a hell that becomes more terrifying by the hour. In a further twist of fate, Lauren must take on a job that threatens everything she stands for. Now, she's paralyzed by a deadly secret that could tear her life apart. With her job and marriage on the line, Lauren's desire for retribution becomes a lethal inferno as she fights to save her livelihood-and her life. Patterson takes us on a twisting roller-coaster ride of thrills in his most gripping novel yet. This story of love, lust and dangerous secrets will have readers' hearts pounding to the very last page.

Alcohol Use Disorders Book by Hiram E. Fitzgerald,Leon I. Puttler

Alcohol Use Disorders Book
  • Author : Hiram E. Fitzgerald,Leon I. Puttler
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12-11
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN Code: 0190676027

Summary: Alcohol Use Disorders takes a life-span/developmental approach to understanding the etiologic processes that heighten risk or resilience factors for alcohol use disorders (AUD). Contemporary understanding benefits from thirty years of longitudinal studies that were specifically designed to assess pre-onset origins, predictors of onset, and outcomes through early adulthood. The overriding theme of the volume is that the origins and expression of AUD are best understood within the context of developmental processes and dynamic systems organization and change. Such dynamic systems give rise to diverse pathways that are characterized by multi-finality and equi-finality due to the exchanges among genes, epigenetic processes, and the complexities of the individual organism's experiential world. For some individuals, these dynamic processes lead to risk cumulative or cascade effects that embody adverse childhood experiences that exacerbate risk, predict early onset drinking (or smoking), and are highly likely to lead to AUD during the transitions to adolescence and emerging adulthood. In other cases, protective factors within or outside of the individual's immediate family enable embodiment of normative stress regulatory systems and neural networks that support resilience and prevention of AUD and other addictive behaviors.

From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy, and Prevention Book by Rolf Loeber,David P. Farrington

From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy, and Prevention Book
  • Author : Rolf Loeber,David P. Farrington
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-05-09
  • Category: Law
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN Code: 0199828172

Summary: What makes a juvenile delinquent develop into an adult criminal? What defines-cognitively, developmentally, legally-the transition from juvenile to adult and what determines whether patterns of criminal behavior persist? In most US states and Western nations, legal adulthood begins at age 18. This volume focuses on the period surrounding that abrupt transition (roughly ages 15-29) and addresses what happens to offending careers during it. Edited by two leading authorities in the fields of psychology and criminology, Transitions from Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime examines why the period of transition is important and how it can be better understood and addressed both inside and outside of the justice system. Bringing together over thirty leading scholars from multiple disciplines in both North America and Europe, this volume asks critical questions about criminal careers and causation, and whether current legal definitions of adulthood accurately reflect actual maturation and development. The volume also addresses the current efficacy of the justice system in addressing juvenile crime and recidivism, why and how juveniles ought to be treated differently from adults, if special legal provisions should be established for young adults, and the effectiveness of crime prevention programs implemented during early childhood and adolescence. With serious scholarly analysis and practical policy proposals, Transitions from Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime addresses what can be done to ensure that todays juvenile delinquents do not become tomorrows adult criminals.

Social Science Research Book by Turner C Lomand

Social Science Research Book
  • Author : Turner C Lomand
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN Code: 1351968386

Summary: • This new edition gives students valuable practice in reading and evaluating research. All major methods of research are illustrated, including qualitative research, content/document analysis, survey research, observational research, experimental research, and program evaluation. • The articles deal with contemporary topics that will hold your students’ attention. • The lines in each article are sequentially numbered. This allows easy reference to specific parts of the articles during classroom discussions. • Factual Questions at the end of each article encourage students to read for methodological and substantive points. • The Answer Key provides answers to the Factual Questions. The line numbers where the answers can be found are included, making the key easy to use. • The Questions for Discussion at the end of each article address broad issues of research design and overall research quality. • Ideal for homework assignments followed by classroom discussions at the next class meeting.

The Jurisprudence of the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber Book by Frans de Weger

The Jurisprudence of the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber Book
  • Author : Frans de Weger
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-09-30
  • Category: Law
  • Pages : 495
  • ISBN Code: 9462651264

Summary: This book addresses the most important judicial aspects in relation to the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber (DRC), as well as the different categories of disputes, inter alia, the termination of player contracts, the amount of compensation, sporting sanctions, training compensation and the solidarity mechanism. The DRC was established in 2001 by FIFA for the purpose of resolving disputes regarding the international status and transfer of players. Since then the DRC has developed into a major and influential alternative resolution body, with an impressive and everincreasing caseload. In this updated and revised Second Edition the most important decisions of the DRC as of the date of its establishment in 2001 until 2016 are analysed. It is a reference work for those with a legal and financial interest in professional football, such as lawyers, agents, managers and administrators, but is also aimed at researchers and academics. Michele Bernasconi, Attorney-at-law in Zurich, Switzerland, Arbitrator at CAS and President of the Swiss Sports Law Association provided a foreword for the book. Frans M. de Weger is senior legal counsel working for the Dutch Federation of Professional Football Clubs (FBO). In 2015 he was, at the proposal of the European Club Association (ECA), appointed as an arbitrator for the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). As a legal counsel and a CAS arbitrator he is involved in several national and international football-related legal disputes. This book appears in the ASSER International Sports Law Series, under the editorship of Prof. Dr. Ben Van Rompuy and Dr. Antoine Duval. “Frans de Weger’s work on the jurisprudence of the DRC is a “must-have” for anybody dealing with sports law and, in particular, dealing with football issues under the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players.” Massimo Coccia Professor of International Law and Attorney-at-Law in Rome and CAS Arbitrator “Where to go when trying to understand the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players? Now Frans de Weger has the answer with his new version of the much-awaited and needed Jurisprudence of the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber.” Juan de Dios Crespo Pérez Sports Lawyer “The second edition of this book, which is systematic and practical at the same time, will surely be of great interest to both specialists active in the world of “football law” and aspiring individuals.” Wouter Lambrecht Attorney-at-law, Head of Legal at the European Club Association, FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber Member and Mediator at the CAS

Revolutionize Your Customer Experience Book by Colin Shaw

Revolutionize Your Customer Experience Book
  • Author : Colin Shaw
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2004-09-22
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN Code: 023051345X

Summary: In his previous groundbreaking book with John Ivens, Colin Shaw looked at the development of the conceptual framework for the customer experience together with examples of best practice and strategies for implementation. As predicted the customer experience has become the next competitive battleground. The current book will explore the subject in more depth with new research and best practice and show companies and organizations how to identify where they are and how to revolutionize their customer experience.

From the Boardroom to the Bathroom Book by Jason Brenner

From the Boardroom to the Bathroom Book
  • Author : Jason Brenner
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2000-03-27
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN Code: 9781469774190

Summary: From the Boardroom to the Bathroom is the definitive humor book about the 20-something-year-old male. Written by Jason Brenner, whose work has been published in several metropolitan daily newspapers, From the Boardroom to the Bathroom discusses the crucial parts of a young males life: sex, beer, and gambling; yet it doesnt neglect the completely secondary and unimportant parts: relationships, working, and family. From discussing the lump he found on his left testicle to recounting the awkwardness he felt at his high school reunion to describing the proper way to use a corporate mens room, Brenner pulls no punches as he explains what goes through the mind of a typical 24 year-old male. No topic is left untouched: his relationship with his girlfriend, his feelings about visiting his parents, even his thoughts about his toilet. (As you can tell, this Brenner guy is strictly a class act). From the Boardroom to the Bathroom is a must-read for anyone who wants to learn how to communicate with a 20-something-year-old maleor for anyone who wants to read the pathetically honest accounts of Brenners humiliating life. "...ingenious...A head-scratching sign of the times" - Doug Roberts, Philadelphia Weekly

Celebrating Life Customs around the World: From Baby Showers to Funerals [3 volumes] Book by Victoria Williams Ph.D.

Celebrating Life Customs around the World: From Baby Showers to Funerals [3 volumes] Book
  • Author : Victoria Williams Ph.D.
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2016-11-21
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 1247
  • ISBN Code: 1440836590

Summary: This book documents hundreds of customs and traditions practiced in countries outside of the United States, showcasing the diversity of birth, coming-of-age, and death celebrations worldwide. • Examines cultural events in the general categories of birth and childhood events, teen and early adulthood milestones, and aging and death customs • Offers primary and cultural document excerpts that are useful for the purposes of meeting Common Core standards • Includes color inserts that help bring the text to life • Features sidebars that present fun facts, interesting anecdotes, and recipes that are often used to celebrate various life-cycle customs in different countries • Provides information ideal for students studying geography, global studies, anthropology, and world cultures

The President Is Missing Book by James Patterson,Bill Clinton

The President Is Missing Book
  • Author : James Patterson,Bill Clinton
  • Publisher : Little, Brown and Company and Knopf
  • Release Date : 2018-06-04
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN Code: 0316412716

Summary: Don't miss the #1 New York Times bestselling thriller from the world's bestselling author, James Patterson: an "undeniably gripping ride through the hidden passageways of power and politics" that "moves like Air Force One" (Michael Connelly). The President Is Missing confronts a threat so huge that it jeopardizes not just Pennsylvania Avenue and Wall Street, but all of America. Uncertainty and fear grip the nation. There are whispers of cyberterror and espionage and a traitor in the Cabinet. Even the President himself becomes a suspect, and then he disappears from public view . . . Set over the course of three days, The President Is Missing sheds a stunning light upon the inner workings and vulnerabilities of our nation. Filled with information that only a former commander in chief could know, this is the most authentic, terrifying novel to come along in many years. #1 New York Times bestseller#1 USA Today bestseller#1 Wall Street Journal bestseller#1 Indie bestseller "President Duncan for a second term!" -- USA Today"This book's a big one." -- New York Times"Towers above most political thrillers." -- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"The plotting is immaculate . . . the writing is taut." -- Sunday Times (London)"Ambitious and wildly readable." -- New York Times Book Review

Genders in the Life Course Book by Antonella Pinnelli,Filomena Racioppi,Rosella Rettaroli

Genders in the Life Course Book
  • Author : Antonella Pinnelli,Filomena Racioppi,Rosella Rettaroli
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-09-06
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN Code: 1402060025

Summary: Here is a comprehensive and hugely important treatment of the topic of gender and demographic behaviour. It covers a lot of ground, from the age at first intercourse, through union formation and dissolution, to subjects such as fertility, migration, and ageing. It also examines in detail excess male mortality and provides a comparison of gender-specific behaviour and its determinants. It reports new findings of empirical research, mostly based on data from a number of European countries, making good use of Family and Fertility surveys and other international databases.

Short Circuits Book by Dorien Grey

Short Circuits Book
  • Author : Dorien Grey
  • Publisher : Untreed Reads
  • Release Date : 2011-06-24
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN Code: 1611871239

Summary: Lambda-nominated author Dorien Grey (The Dick Hardesty Mysteries, The Elliott Smith Mysteries) knows more than just how to write a great murder novel. He's also had amazing life experiences in the military and around the world. Here, for the first time, are the collected blog and journal writings of this prolific author. As Grey notes, "Sometimes things are more clearly seen through the eyes of others." The hope is that the reader will see similarities to his/her own life, and recognize the commonality of the human condition.


  • Publisher : sarvad publication
  • Release Date : 2021-12-03
  • Category: Antiques & Collectibles
  • Pages : 110
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