Drawing from five years' worth of investigative reporting, presents the history of Latin American drug cartels, revealing how Mexico became their base and the extent of corruption within the country's government and business elite.
Outlines effective strategies for preventing vocabulary misuse and overuse, explaining how to apply the author's "vivid thinking" principles to improve learning, share ideas, and overcome specific obstacles to productivity.
An early Google director of marketing and brand management discusses the pioneering work of partners Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the evolution of the company's non-hierarchical structure, and the competitive environment through which ideas are developed and implemented.
This is the first dedicated book to be published on computer-aided General Morphological Analysis (GMA) as a non-quantified modelling method. It presents the history and theory of GMA and describes how it is used to develop interactive, non-quantified inference models. [...]
CIVIL LITIGATION, 6th edition enables readers to quickly grasp the principles of litigation practice through practical, hands-on instruction.
The real estate market in Germany is on the move. Not only are major real estate portfolios changing hands but a considerable number of small portfolios and individual properties are also being developed and sold. Against this backdrop, this publication provides investors [...]
Outlines a management program for creating enthusiastic and focused teams, sharing recommendations for such topics as understanding the employee perspective, setting big goals, and acknowledging personal weaknesses.
Released: 03.01.2012 / Delivery time: 3-5 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
. This book presents an unflinching investigation of homelessness in the United States--a problem that has been with us since the arrival of the first English settlers nearly 400 years ago.
Released: January 2012 / Delivery time: at least 4 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
. This book combines the insight of two dozen expert contributors to examine key figures, events, and policies over 200 years of U.S. immigration history, illuminating the foundations of the ethnic and socioeconomic makeup of our nation.
Released: 28.02.2012 / Delivery time: 3-5 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
Looks at the role of faith in the lives of the twelve presidents who have served since the end of World War II, examining not only the beliefs professed by each president but also the variety of possible influences on their religious faith.
Released: 15.04.2012 / Delivery time: 3-5 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941 and events on the Eastern Front that same year were pivotal to the history of World War II. It was during this year that the radicalization of Nazi policy-through both an all-encompassing approach to warfare and the [...]
Released: 2012 / Delivery time: 3-5 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
In this books we watch undercover agents battle juvenle crime. From the tips and technologies law enforcement agencies use to case studies and current issue debates -- these books give readers a world, and its issuesso knowledge, critical thinking and commitment are the result.
Released: 2012 / Delivery time: at least 4 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
. Does justice exist for Blacks in America? This comprehensive compilation of essays documents the historical and contemporary impact of the law and criminal justice system on people of African ancestry in the United States.
Released: April 2012 / Delivery time: at least 4 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
This book offers a unifying theory for connected policy-making, motivating solutions that connect the local and personal with the global and long term challenges of effective, collective global action.
Released: June 2013 / Delivery time: at least 4 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
Online communities are among the most popular destinations on the Internet, but not all online communities are equally successful. For every flourishing Facebook, there is a moribund Friendster--not to mention the scores of smaller social networking sites that never [...]
Released: 17.04.2012 / Delivery time: 1-3 weeks (not available at short notice)