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The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health
Daniel Freeman, Jason Freeman
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Are rates of psychological disorder different for men and women? The answer to this question, and its implications, are far-reaching. Here, Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman uncover the links between gender and mental health, drawing on the best and most up-to-date research in a variety of disciplines, to reflect on a complex and lively issue.


Playing by the Rules: How Our Obsession with Safety is Putting Us All at Risk
Tracey Brown, Michael Hanlon
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An entertaining and fascinating examination of the rules and regulations that dominate everyday life. Previously published as In the Interests of Safety.


Industrial Work and Life: An Anthropological Reader
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Presents a comprehensive anthropological overview of industrialization in both Western and non-Western societies. This book offers a critical discussion of the assumptions that inform much of the social science literature on industrialization and industrial 'modernity'.


Governing Behavior: How Nerve Cell Dictatorships and Democracies Control Everything We Do
Ari Berkowitz
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From simple reflexes to complex movements, all animal behavior is governed by a nervous system. But what kind of government is it-a dictatorship or a democracy? Ari Berkowitz explains the variety of structures and strategies that control behavior, while providing an overview of thought-provoking debates and cutting-edge research.


Charles Darwin: pocket GIANTS
Stephen Webster
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When Darwin announced his theory of evolution by natural selection, he did more than transform biology. Before his great work, humans were comfortably different from other life, a special creation. By showing how life on Earth evolved, Darwin told us that humans too are part of nature.

His decisive ...


Planet of the Thinking Animal: Surviving the 21st Century
Tor Hundloe
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Global warming is reality; it is no longer a theory. Practical people faced with the job of countering the threats of potentially dramatic climate surprises, melting icecaps, and sea-level rises are seeking solutions to lower and hold constant the emission of greenhouse gases. We will need to reduce ...


The weather experiment
Peter Moore
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A history of weather forecasting and an animated portrait of the nineteenth-century pioneers who made it possible. --


Weary Warriors: Power, Knowledge, and the Invisible Wounds of Soldiers
Pamela Moss, Michael J. Prince
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The authors trace the effects of power and knowledge in relation to the emotional and psychological trauma that shapes soldiers' bodies, minds, and souls, developing an extensive account of the emergence, diagnosis, and treatment of soldiers' invisible wounds.


Turned out Nice: How the British Isles Will Change as the World Heats Up
Marek Kohn
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Deals with what we know about climate change into the future of a small corner of the planet: the islands of Britain and Ireland. This title looks at six landscapes and one city to show how our world may have altered over the course of the century.


DNA from A to Z
Daniel H. Farkas
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Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).


Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries
Ian Stewart
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Acclaimed writer and mathematician Ian Stewart returns with a third new miscellany of mathematical curios and conundrums.


Life's Blueprint: The Science and Art of Embryo Creation
Benny Shilo
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A uniquely accessible way of looking at recent major advances in the science of embryonic development


Tweeting the Universe: Tiny Explanations of Very Big Ideas
Govert Schilling, Marcus Chown
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In 140 pages, two masterly popularisers present 140 explanations of the biggest questions in physics - in the form of 10 or so tweets per page. Marcus Chown - 'the finest cosmology writer of our day' (Matt Ridley) - has known the Dutch writer Govert Schilling for twenty years.


The Finger Book
John Manning
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This book is about a simple measurement of the human hand: the 'finger ratio', or the length of the ring finger relative to the index finger. John Manning uses a tiny difference between the sexes - that men tend to have a greater finger ratio than women - to examine a dizzying group of questions about human behaviour and what makes us as we are.


Cybercrime
Leon Gray
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Looks at the techniques criminals use to commit cybercrimes, including hacking, viruses, spyware, and spamming.


Betting the Earth
John Charles Kunich
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Examines how the quest for incontrovertible answers to questions about climate change and mass extinctions leads to a failure to address extreme risks to the environment.


Ecology Is Permanent Economy: The Activism and Environmental Philosophy of Sunderlal Bahuguna
George Alfred James
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Explores the nonviolent philosophy and environmental activism of India's Sunderlal Bahuguna.


Future Bright: A Transforming Vision of Human Intelligence
Michael E. Martinez
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Future Bright introduces a radical view of human intelligence: it is not a fixed trait, present at birth, but modifiable through experience. Intelligence can be learned. This vision of human potential suggests that an innovative and creative future will result from developing intelligence through experience and education today.


A Quick Start Guide to Google AdWords: Get Your Product to the Top of Google and Reach Your Customers
Mark Harnett
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A Quick Start Guide to Google Adwords outlines the background to google, reveals the secret behind pay per click advertising and what sells online and gives vital tips on how to create a great campaign.


Secrets of the Hoary Deep
Riccardo Giacconi
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