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Sociology as a Life or Death Issue

Sociology as a Life or Death Issue

  • Author: Robert J. Brym
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 049560075X
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 128
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SOCIOLOGY AS A LIFE OR DEATH ISSUE is a brief, five-chapter book that examines the social causes of death through analyses of hip hop culture, the motivations of Palestinian suicide bombers, and the plight of victims of hurricanes in the Caribbean region and the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The five linked essays take readers into worlds that figure prominently in today’s popular culture and headline news stories. Ending with a synopsis of the promise of sociology as a vocation, this book is a guide for students of sociology and for anyone with an inquiring mind who hopes for a better world for future generations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Life or Death

Life or Death

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
  • ISBN: 1434954501
  • Category:
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Life or Death

Life or Death

Surviving the Impossible

  • Author: Larry Verstraete
  • Publisher: Scholastic Canada
  • ISBN: 1443133124
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 160
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More than 30 riveting - and true! - survival stories from Larry Verstraete, the master of adventure non-fiction. A slave in mid-1800s North Carolina squeezes into a 2' x 3' box and has friends mail him to Philadelphia . . . and freedom. A doctor injects 8000 Polish Jews with a substance that makes it appear they have typhus, getting them sent into quarantine instead of to death camps. Apollo 13 astronauts use duct tape, a hose, and other spare parts to fix failed machinery and bring their spacecraft safely home. Following the popularity of the award-winning At the Edge: Daring Acts in Desperate Times, winner of the Silver Birch Award for nonfiction, this new collection from Larry Verstraete features over 30 incredible true stories of survivors who found creative ways to beat impossible odds.

Life or Death

Life or Death

  • Author: Michael Robotham
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1405530685
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 448
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The Shawshank Redemption meets No Country for Old Men in the breathtaking new novel from international bestseller Michael Robotham -- already receiving rave reviews, this is the most original, compelling thriller you'll read all year and winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award 2015. Why would a man escape from prison the day before he's due to be released? Audie Palmer has spent a decade in prison for an armed robbery in which four people died, including two of the gang. Seven million dollars has never been recovered and everybody believes that Audie knows where the money is. For ten years he has been beaten, stabbed, throttled and threatened almost daily by prison guards, inmates and criminal gangs, who all want to answer this same question, but suddenly Audie vanishes, the day before he's due to be released. Everybody wants to find Audie, but he's not running. Instead he's trying to save a life . . . and not just his own. Praise for Michael Robotham's writing: 'Will have you turning the pages compulsively' The Times 'Robotham doesn't just make me scared for his characters, he makes my heart ache for them' Linwood Barclay 'Superbly exciting ... a terrific read' Guardian

Life Or Death! Who Decides?

Life Or Death! Who Decides?

  • Author: Annie L. Williams
  • Publisher: Tate Publishing
  • ISBN: 1606969579
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 86
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Everybody has an appointment with death-though when or where is not known. Has it ever crossed your mind why people exist, or why they have to die, or who has the power to control life and death? After reading "Life or Death! Who Decides?," your questions will be answered. "Life or Death! Who Decides?" was written under the unction of the Holy Spirit, and it was given to the author to reach those who have given up on life. Read "Life or Death! Who Decides?" with an open mind so that you can receive the messages and blessings that God has for you.

A Matter of Life or Death

A Matter of Life or Death

Surviving Hurricane Katrina

  • Author: Terrence D. Slack
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
  • ISBN: 1469116987
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 48
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This book is a personal story of tragedy and triumph before, during and after the life changing events of Hurricane Katrina. Its a book about teamwork and unity at its highest level while faced with what would become the worst disaster in United States History, Hurricane Katrina.

A Question of Life Or Death

A Question of Life Or Death

Treatment Access for Children Living with HIV in Kenya

  • Author: Juliane Kippenberg,Human Rights Watch (Organization)
  • Publisher: Human Rights Watch
  • ISBN: 1564324125
  • Category: AIDS (Disease) in children
  • Page: 100
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And recommendations -- Methodology -- Background -- Barriers to treatment for children living with HIV -- Treatment access during the 2008 post-election violence -- First adults, then children? Government health and protection policies -- Legal framework -- Detailed recommendations -- Acknowledgements.

Life or Death: An Analysis of Reinstatement

Life or Death: An Analysis of Reinstatement

  • Author: Samantha Enders
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • ISBN: 1105581551
  • Category:
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Calcium: A Matter of Life or Death

Calcium: A Matter of Life or Death

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 9780080551937
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 584
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Calcium is a versatile carrier of signals regulating many aspects of cellular activity such as fertilization to create a new life and programmed cell death to end it. Calcium homeostasis is strictly controlled by channels, pumps and exchangers functioning as gates for calcium entry and release. Given that calcium is such a versatile messenger the field of calcium signaling is continuously and rapidly expanding. This book reviews the most recent developments in calcium signaling by leading experts in the field. It is a state-of-the-art summary of our present knowledge in this quickly growing field and provides insight into the impressive progress made in many areas of calcium signaling, while reminding us of how much remains to be learned.

God and Choice and Life or Death

God and Choice and Life or Death

  • Author: Ellen K. Gordon
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • ISBN: 1496966716
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 118
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I define this choice as an established, intangible mechanism at the core of our being, which our will for our lives through the spoken word of our mouths activates. This choice is sometimes ignored and/or unrecognized; however, it is always present and available to us. Its purpose is to deliver us (our spirit man) into the hands of freedom, a place within us where we are always safe, where we are sane, and where we recognize the greatness that is within us through Christ Jesus, our Lord. This is not the freedom of footloose, wild, and fancy free, but it is the freedom of kings and priests. Its freedom enables our responsible right to us. We understand that God is responsible and the only right (Deut. 32:4), and only through Him can anyone obtain rights. No one has the right or God on his side to do anything unless it is through Him. This is the basis of truth. In John 8:31–32, Jesus said, “If you continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” First, He instructs us to continue. We cannot pick up the Word of God and put it down with yet still the expectation of receiving what it says. Our continuance in the Word is the key to our forthcoming knowledge and revelation. Jesus said, “Then are ye my disciples indeed.” Disciples are disciplined ones that recognize the order of God and will themselves to carry it out. These orders carried out are the physical evidence of the disciplined spirits, willed from the soul (mind). This is the order of God. When your spirit (heart) is disciplined toward God, your soul wills your body to follow through.