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              Genomics and Environmental Regulation: Science, Ethics, and Law
               

              Genomics and Environmental Regulation: Science, Ethics, and Law (Hardback)

              Edited by Sharp, Richard R.; Marchant, Gary Elvin; Grodsky, Jamie A.

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              To reduce the deleterious effects of environmental contamination, governments across the world have enacted regulations broadly conceived for entire populations. This volume draws on experts from academia, government, industry, and nongovernmental organizations to examine the sci...ence of genomic research as applied to environmental policy.
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              ISBN 9780801890222
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2008
              Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
              Interest Age 17+ years
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              New Ideas on Development after the Financial Crisis
                

              New Ideas on Development after the Financial Crisis (Hardback)

              Contributions by Birdsall, Nancy; Edited by Fukuyama, Francis; Contributions by Clemens, Michael; Dervis, Kemal

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              The global financial crisis of 2007-2008 has changed the way people around the world think about development. This book explores the implications of the global financial crisis on existing and future development strategies. It also offers innovative ideas about stabilizing the in...ternational economy and promoting global development strategies.
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              ISBN 9780801899751
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2011
              Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Forum on Constructive Capitalism
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              Planting an Empire: The Early Chesapeake in British North America
                

              Planting an Empire: The Early Chesapeake in British North America (Hardback)

              By Russo, Jean B.; Russo, J. Elliott

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              Explores the social and economic history of the Chesapeake region, revealing a story of two similar but distinct areas of interaction and settlement during the colonial period. This title reviews the shared history of these two colonies.

              ISBN 9781421405551
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2012
              Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Regional Perspectives on Early America
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              Fragile X Syndrome: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research
               

              Fragile X Syndrome: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research (Hardback, third edition)

              Edited by Hagerman, Randi Jenssen; Hagerman, Paul J.

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              Fragile X syndrome is the most common inherited form of mental retardation. Revised for its third edition, this book discusses the clinical approach to diagnosing the disorder, supported by current research, and presents information on treatment.

              ISBN 9780801868436
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2002
              Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
              Interest Age 17+ years
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              God-or Gorilla: Images of Evolution in the Jazz Age
               

              God-or Gorilla: Images of Evolution in the Jazz Age (Hardback)

              By Clark, Constance Areson

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              Set against the backdrop of the Jazz Age, this title explores the efforts of biologists to explain evolution to a confused and conflicted public during the 1920s. Focusing on the use of images and popularization, it shows how scientists deployed schematics, cartoons, photographs,... sculptures, and paintings to win the battle for public acceptance.
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              ISBN 9780801888250
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2008
              Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
              Interest Age 17+ years
              Series Medicine, Science, and Religion in Historical Context
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              Born Southern: Childbirth, Motherhood, and Social Networks in the Old South
               

              Born Southern: Childbirth, Motherhood, and Social Networks in the Old South (Hardback)

              By Kennedy, V. Lynn

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              Addresses the pivotal roles of birth and motherhood in slaveholding families and communities in the Old South. This title assesses the power structures of race, gender, and class - both in the household and in the public sphere - and how they functioned to construct a distinct an...tebellum southern society.
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              ISBN 9780801894176
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2010
              Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
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              Building Coalitions, Making Policy: The Politics of the Clinton, Bush, and Obama Presidencies
                

              Building Coalitions, Making Policy: The Politics of the Clinton, Bush, and Obama Presidencies (Hardback)

              Edited by Levin, Martin A.; DiSalvo, Daniel; Shapiro, Martin M.

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              In an age when partisan politics has reached a deafening - and arguably impotent - pitch, how does the real work of politics get done? This book takes a comparative approach, offering an overview of policymaking during the Clinton and George W Bush administrations. It also offers... instructors in political science examples for classroom debate.
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              ISBN 9781421405087
              Released NZ 15 May 2012
              Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
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              God's Mountain: The Temple Mount in Time, Place, and Memory
               

              God's Mountain: The Temple Mount in Time, Place, and Memory (Hardback, annotated edition)

              By Eliav, Yaron Z.

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              Reconstructs the story of the Temple Mount, exploring the way the site was developed. This book provides the framework for a consideration of the literary and archeological evidence, as well as understandings of the religious and social dynamics that shaped the image of the Templ...e Mount as a sacred space for Jews and Christians.
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              ISBN 9780801882135
              Released NZ 15 Nov 2005
              Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
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              Defining the Beginning and End of Life: Readings on Personal Identity and Bioethics
                

              Defining the Beginning and End of Life: Readings on Personal Identity and Bioethics (Hardback)

              Edited by Lizza, John P.

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              A collection of essays that examine alternative theories about persons and personal identity at the beginning and end of life. It seeks to answer the question: When does a person begin and cease to exist?

              ISBN 9780801893360
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2009
              Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
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              Every Home a Distillery: Alcohol, Gender, and Technology in the Colonial Chesapeake
               

              Every Home a Distillery: Alcohol, Gender, and Technology in the Colonial Chesapeake (Hardback)

              By Meacham, Sarah Hand

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              Offering an examination of alcohol production in early America, this book uncovers the crucial role women played in cidering and distilling in the colonial Chesapeake. It compares alcohol production in the Chesapeake to that in New England, the middle colonies, and Europe, findin...g the Chesapeake to be more provincial than even the other colonies.
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              ISBN 9780801893124
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2010
              Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
              Interest Age 17+ years
              Series Early America: History, Context, Culture
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