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Ryûhei Kitamura directs this horror thriller in which a group of highway thieves pick some very dangerous victims. Hoag (Lee Tergesen) and the bandits under his leadership make a living by running cars off isolated roads before robbing and killing the occupants of the vehicles. However, they are in for a surprise when they run a young couple (Luke Evans and Laura Ramsey) off the highway - for the pair have a missing heiress Emma (Adelaide Clemens) in their trunk. In one way this is good news - returning Emma would bring a handsome reward - but on the other hand the young couple who've held her captive for over a year are unlikely to give her up without a fight...
Drawing on the experience of Oxfam America and the Advocacy Institute as progressive social change organizations, "Advocacy for Social Justice" offers a framework for understanding advocacy in today's globalizing world. Above all, the book celebrates the innovative and inspirational advocacy efforts that are already creating change in so many countries, in both the North and the South. Intended for the advocacy practitioner and trainer alike, the text explores the elements of advocacy and offers a toolkit for taking action, comprehensive case studies, and hundreds of resource listings for hungry activists around the world.
Since 1863 Broadmoor Hospital has housed some of the most dangerous men and women in Britain, including Peter Sutcliffe, Ronnie Kray, and the 'Teenage Poisoner' Graham Young. The Victorians were proud of Broadmoor, believing it to be a progressive innovation, intended for criminals deemed too 'insane' to be held fully responsible for their actions. By the start of the 20th century the hospital was terribly overcrowded: and had become a secretive and scary place. In the 1970s, two nurses exposed practices including violent assaults on patients by staff and the punitive prescription of highly toxic drugs. There were questions asked in Parliament - and a new Mental Health Act resulted. Harvey Gordon, one of the world's leading forensic psychiatrists, is the first Medical Director of Broadmoor to write its history. His inside story deals with the hospital's past and very different present, unflinching in its descriptions of Broadmoor's darkest secrets - and the improvements their exposure led to.With case studies of some of the hospital's most notorious and deadly inmates, Broadmoor: An Inside Story is a comprehensive history of a controversial place, where medicine and law enforcement meet.
Delve into Delia Smith, journey round Jamie Oliver, research Ramsay and you'll learn much about the way we live now - our fears, our snobberies, our hopes. We are in a foodie culture. And the person who started it all of was Isabella Beeton. The Victorian mistress of the house could face so many crises. Isabella told her readers what they had to do to produce the perfect dinner party, how to cope with teething, deal with constipation, keep the staff in check, bring up the children, deal with the domestics, check that the housekeeper was not nicking the housekeeping budget - and much else beside. Mrs Conscientious 1861 didn't need to buy another book to turn herself into the model housewife who would please her husband. She drew the line, however, at giving advice on what to do in bed.
There is little doubt that ADHD is a 21st century, global
phenomenon, nor that it is having a significant affect on the lives
of children, parents and teachers worldwide.
This is a Classic Edition of David Cohen s unique collection of interviews with eminent psychologists, first published in 1977. The book presents conversations with thirteen of the world s great psychologists, who dominated the subject from 1950 to 1980, and who shaped psychology as we know it today. Those interviewed include Burrhus Skinner, Donald Broadbent, Hans Eysenck and also R.D Laing, Noam Chomsky, and Niko Tinbergen.
This classic edition contains a newly written introduction which contextualises the interviews as a critique and diagnosis of the problems of contemporary psychology in the mid 1970 s. Together, the interviews cover a broad range of approaches, and the lively debates about theory, practice and what it means to be human which were occurring at that time. The book shows the different approaches each psychologist has to the subject and why, in terms of background, education, experimental research and personal preference, they came to the positions they hold.
The classic edition of "Psychologists on Psychology" provides an astute, critical snapshot of psychology at that time. It will be of great interest to anyone with an interest in psychology, the history of psychology, and the history of ideas."
How did a Conservative Prime Minister and the leader of the Labour Party come together to steer Britain to victory in the Second World War? Winston Churchill and Clement Attlee enjoyed an unusual, even unique relationship - fierce parliamentary rivals but also trusted colleagues in the same wartime Cabinet. Despite major political differences, the two men shared much in common. Both were ambitious social reformers eager to drag Britain out of the dark days of mass unemployment and poverty. They were also united by a deep love of the English language. Churchill has long been lauded as a master of prose, but what is less well known is that Attlee was an admirable poet. In 1940, Attlee took Labour into the wartime coalition government and acted as Deputy Prime Minister. With Churchill concentrating on defeating the Nazis on the battlefield, Attlee took charge of domestic affairs, effectively ensuring the smooth running of the country. Churchill & Attlee is the fascinating story of two men whose leadership and comradeship not only changed the destiny of Britain, but also helped to shape the future of the world.
Why have vampires become such a feature of modern culture? Can vampire-like conditions be explained by medical research? Is there a connection between vampirism and Freud? The Psychology of Vampires presents a captivating look at the origins of vampires in myth and history, and the psychological theories which try to explain why they fascinate us. It traces the development of vampires from the first ever vampire tale, written by John Polidori in 1819, to their modern cultural legacy. Together with historical detail about Polidori's eventful life, the book also examines the characteristics of vampires, and explores how and why people might identify as vampires today. From sanguinarians who drink blood, to psychic vampires who suck the energy from those around them, The Psychology of Vampires explores the absorbing connections between vampirism and psychology, theology, medicine and culture.
Like its Nuremberg counterpart, the Tokyo Trial was foundational in the field of international law. However, until now, the persistent notion of 'victor's justice' in the existing historical literature has made it difficult to treat it as such. David Cohen and Yuma Totani seek to redress this by cutting through persistent orthodoxies and ideologies that have plagued the trial. Instead they present it simply as a judicial process, and in so doing reveal its enduring importance for international jurisprudence. A wide range of primary sources are considered, including court transcripts, court exhibits, the majority judgment, and five separate concurring and dissenting opinions. The authors also provide comparative analysis of the Allied trials at Nuremberg, resulting in a comprehensive and empirically grounded study of the trial. The Tokyo Tribunal was a watershed moment in the history of the Asia-Pacific region. This groundbreaking study reveals it is of continuing relevance today.
How do we get from helpless baby to knowing teenager? What impact do television, computers and iPads, the internet, video games and evolving technology have on the way children's minds develop? Is cognition a question of learning and environment or of heredity? How we learn to think, perceive, remember, talk, reason and learn is a central topic in psychology - and one that sees constant new research. In this very readable book, David Cohen discusses the latest studies and covers all the controversies that have dogged the subject for nearly 150 years. He examines the work of the 'greats' like Piaget, Freud and Vygotsky and shows how the issues that have intrigued psychologists relate to any child growing up today. This book is for everyone who lives with, works with or studies children. David Cohen examines the fundamental issues of how children learn to read and write, of how their intellectual abilities are measured and the development of their morality. He examines child crime and looks at how modern media affect the way the child's mind develops. This fully updated new edition of How the Child's Mind Develops, which incorporates new extracts from a mother's weekly diary, is an integrated and thought-provoking account of the central issues in child development. Parents, professionals and students will find it an invaluable introduction.
Borges wrote a famous book about imaginary Beings. Astonishingly no one has written of imaginary meetings between historical icons. If Queen Victoria had met Coco Chanel what would they have said? This book imagines a number of meetings between some iconic characters; so in its pages John F Kennedy takes Grace Kelly to dinner, P.G Wodehouse and Samuel Beckett discuss cricket - both were passionate about the game - Casanova discusses seduction with Marilyn Monroe - both gave every impression of being passionate but really they were passionately needy.
Ted Hughes was one of the major poets of his generation. His older brother Gerald Hughes wrote a memoir of their relationship called Ted and I. The two brothers were close all their lives. This DVD is a one hour film based on that book. In this film Gerald remembers their childhood, how their mother Edith nurtured Ted's talents as a poet and how the countryside influenced him. The film looks also at Hughes' schooldays.Many members of Ted Hughes' family have contributed to the film as well as Gerald. It includes contributions from Carol Hughes, Frieda Hughes and Vicky Watling, Hughes' first cousin. Ted Hughes - Dreamtime follows Ted Hughes' progress from childhood through maturity, to his untimely death. Gerald is still living in Australia.
In 1961 the poet and publisher Jeremy Robson arranged a poetry and jazz concert at Hampstead Town Hall. It was the first of hundreds of events. It's not often you get a line-up of star-studded poets but Poetry and Jazz in Concert did. Spike Milligan, Adrian Mitchell, Ted Hughes, Laurie Lee, Dannie Abse, even Jeremy Robson himself spoke their words at times. The jazz, specially written by Michael Garrick, featured some of the finest musicians of the day. This special 50th Anniversary DVD sees Dannie Abse, Alan Brownjohn and Jeremy Robson read their own work. Poetry may be immortal but poets are not; so Celia Mitchell reads her late husband Adrian's work, Jessie Lee reads poems by her late father Laurie, and Sasha Mitchell sings two of her father's biting songs. You'll never think of marrow bone jelly in quite the same way again.
Nick Cohen writes and directs this voodoo-themed tropical horror. A group of college students books a bargain dream holiday to a remote tropical island, unaware that they have been lured there by the island's malicious owner to fulfil an ancient voodoo prophecy. Paradise soon descends into nightmare as the voodoo curse grips them, pitching friends and family members against one another in a desperate fight for survival.
"A Visual Language" is a practical introduction to the language of
the visual arts, with a strong, innovative methodology. This
expanded second edition begins with the basics of shape,
composition and drawing, and gradually moves on to explore more
complex arrangements, including abstract and representational
analysis and composition. Building on the principles of visual
language established in their last book, the authors now explore
three-dimensional forms of increasing complexity.
The 16th annual International Conference on the Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP 2010) was held in St. Andrews, Scotland, during September 6-10, 2010. We would like to thank our sponsors for their generous support of this event. This conference is concerned with all aspects of computing with constraints, including:theory,algorithms,applications,environments,languages,modelsand systems. We received a wide variety of submissions, each of which was reviewed by at least three referees. Referees were chosen for each submission by an initial bidding process where Program Committee members chose papers from their area of interest. The range of expertise represented by the large Program C- mittee meant that almost all submissions were reviewed by subject experts on the Program Committee, or by colleagues chosen by members of the Program Committee for their particular expertise. Papers weresolicitedeither as long (15 page), or short (8 page) submissions. Short-paper submissions were refereed to exactly the same high standards as long-paper submissions but naturally were expected to contain a smaller quantity of new material. Thus there is no disti- tion in these proceedings between short and long papers. I used the excellent EasyChair conference management system to support this process of reviewing, and for the collation and organization of these proceedings. Submissions were made either to the applications track or to the research track. Therewere101(23short)researchtracksubmissionsofwhich36(8short) wereaccepted,whichisa36%(35%ofshort)acceptancerate. Applicationstrack submissions received special consideration and the acceptance rate was sign- cantly higher than for the research track.
Why is play so important in child development? Are children in today's society suffering from a lack of time for free play, with the emerging dominance of screen play? Can play therapy help to uncover, rescue and rehabilitate children living in abusive environments, or even in war-torn countries? Is play also important for adult development? Play is a learning experience and a crucial component to childhood development as it allows children to emulate the behaviours of those around them and to develop their social skills. In this engaging book, David Cohen examines how children play with objects, language, each other, and their parents to reveal how play enables children to learn how to move, think independently, speak and imagine. Cohen suggests that much of our formative experiences of play informs our future selves, and explores how play can help us to become better parents. This new edition of The Development of Play offers a fascinating review of the importance of play in all our lives. It includes the latest research on the impact of digital technology, brain development, cultural differences in play and toys, and also looks at why parents sometimes choose different toys for girls and boys. The book also provides advice and guidance on how parents can play creatively and imaginatively with their children. It is essential reading for Early Years, health care and education professionals as well as undergraduate students in developmental psychology and education.
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.
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