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November
Dietrich Bonhoeffer 1906-1945: Martyr, Thinker, Man of Resistance - Ferdinand SchlingensiepenA new comprehensive biography of this hugely important Christian martyr, 60 years after his execution at the hands of the Nazis Bonhoeffer has gained a position as one of the most prominent Christian martyrs of the last century. His influence is so widespread that even 60 years after his execution by the Nazis, Bonhoeffer's life and work are still the subject of fresh and lively discussion. As a pastor and theologian, Bonhoeffer decided to resist the Nazis in Germany, but his resistance was not solely theological. He played a key leadership role in the Confessing Church, a major source of
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November
The Definitive Book of Body Language - Allan Pease, Barbara PeaseAvailable for the first time in the United States, this international bestseller reveals the secrets of nonverbal communication to give you confidence and control in any face-to-face encounter–from making a great first impression and acing a job interview to finding the right partner. It is a scientific fact that people’s gestures give away their true intentions. Yet most of us don’t know how to read body language–and don’t realize how our own physical movements speak to others. Now the world’s foremost experts on the subject share their techniques for reading body language signals to achieve
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November
Social Inequality: Patterns and Processes - Martin N. MargerThis text provides an introduction to key concepts, current research findings, and theories in social inequality. While focusing primarily on social class, it also deals broadly with other forms of social inequality, including racial/ethnic, gender, and political. In dealing with the various dimensions of inequality, the book explains how they overlap and interrelate.
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November
Understanding Behaviorism - William M. Baum"Understanding Behaviorism" explains the basis of behavior analysis and its application to human problems in a scholarly but accessible manner. Only book available that both explains behavior analysis and deals with philosophical and practical problems. Makes behaviorism accessible and explains the basis of behavior analysis and its application to human problems. Treats the ancient concepts of purpose, knowledge, language, and thought as well as modern social problems like freedom, responsibility, government, and culture. Offers practical approaches to improving the lives of all humankind.