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Violence: A Writer's Guide - Rory Miller

Violence: A Writer's GuideRory Miller

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This is not about writing technique. “Violence: A Writer’s Guide” is an introduction to the world of violence. To the parts that people don’t understand. The parts that books and movies get wrong. Not just the mechanics, but how people who … more

Violence: A Writer’s Guide
Rory Miller
Children, Adolescents, and M... - Steven J. Kirsh

Children, Adolescents, and M...Steven J. Kirsh

This revised text provides updates that reflect new findings in the field of media violence research during childhood and adolescence. Throughout the book, special attention is paid to evaluating the role of developmental processes and to s… more

Children, Adolescents, and Media Violence: A Critical Look at the Research
Steven J. Kirsh
SAGE Publications, Inc , English
Mittee - Daphne Rooke

MitteeDaphne Rooke

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First published in 1952, Mittee was an international bestseller. Set in late nineteenth-century Transvaal, it dramatizes the intense, ambiguous love-hate relationship between Selina, a young colored servant girl, and her privileged white mi… more

Daphne Rooke
Lake Union Publishing , English
Halt The Violence: Readings ... - Lee Johnny, Nixon Barry, Byr...

Halt The Violence: Readings ...Lee Johnny, Nixon Barry, Byr...

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Violence is a serious safety and health hazard in today’s workplace. Because it can happen to anyone, it is everyone’s problem. Although workplace violence often comes by surprise, it is preventable in many cases. This book, produced by the… more

Halt The Violence: Readings in Workplace Violence Education and Prevention
Lee Johnny, Nixon Barry, Byrnes John, Frazer Eric, Stern Edward
Alliance Against Workplace Violence , English
How to Spot a Dangerous Man ... - Sandra Brown

How to Spot a Dangerous Man ...Sandra Brown

This savvy, straightforward book pairs real women’s stories with research and the expertise of a domestic violence counselor to help women of all ages identify Dangerous Men — before they become too involved.Brown describes eight types of … more

How to Spot a Dangerous Man Before You Get Involved: Describes 8 Types of Dangerous Men, Gives Defense Strategies and a Red Alert Checklist for Each, and
Sandra Brown
Hunter House , English
The Myth of Media Violence: ... - David Trend

The Myth of Media Violence: ...David Trend

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The Myth of Media Violence: A Critical Introduction assesses the current and historical debates over violence in film, television, and video games; extends the conversation beyond simple condemnation or support; and addresses a diverse rang… more

The Myth of Media Violence: A Critical Introduction
David Trend
Wiley-Blackwell , English
When Your Loved One Is Ready... - Jennasy Champlin, Jennifer Irish

When Your Loved One Is Ready...Jennasy Champlin, Jennifer Irish

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Being a survivor of domestic violence I have been blessed to work with other survivors and current victims of domestic violence on a national level through my website Domestic-Violence-Survivors.comAs a domestic violence and sexual assault … more

When Your Loved One Is Ready To Leave Their Abuse-An Advocates Perspective (Thriving Survivors Book 1)
Jennasy Champlin, Jennifer Irish
A Good Man Is Hard to Find a... - Flannery O'Connor

A Good Man Is Hard to Find a...Flannery O'Connor

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The collection that established O’Connor’s reputation as one of the american masters of the short story. The volume contains the celebrated title story, a tale of the murderous fugitive The Misfit, as well as “The Displaced Person” and eigh… more

A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories (A Harvest/Hbj Book)
Flannery O’Connor
Mariner Books , English
The Great Hillingdon Heist - David Barnes

The Great Hillingdon HeistDavid Barnes

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The most daring robbery of all time. Sex, Blood, Violence, Drugs and almost war with America.

The Great Hillingdon Heist
David Barnes
David Barnes , English
Michael Haneke's Funny Games... - Bryan Turnock

Michael Haneke's Funny Games...Bryan Turnock

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Michael Haneke has variously described his film Funny Games as an ‘attack’ on, a ‘parody’ of, and a ‘polemic against’ the films of the modern thriller genre. This study examines how Haneke is able to manipulate his audience’s expectations t… more

Michael Haneke’s Funny Games: A Textual Examination (BSY Short Film Guides Book 1)
Bryan Turnock
Violence: A Writer's Guide S... - Rory Miller

Violence: A Writer's Guide S...Rory Miller

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This is not about writing technique. “Violence: A Writer’s Guide” is an introduction to the world of violence. To the parts that people don’t understand. The parts that books and movies get wrong. Not just the mechanics, but how people who … more

Violence: A Writer’s Guide Second Edition
Rory Miller
Children's Responses to the ... - Patti M. Valkenburg

Children's Responses to the ...Patti M. Valkenburg

The past several decades have witnessed thousands of studies into children and the media. Yet, much academic research is still in its infancy when it comes to our knowledge about the uses, preferences, and effects of different media. This d… more

Children’s Responses to the Screen: A Media Psychological Approach (Routledge Communication Series)
Patti M. Valkenburg
Routledge , English
Sheltered - Charlotte Stein

ShelteredCharlotte Stein

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Evie has lived her entire life under her abusive father’s thumb. He controls everything. Where she goes to college, who she sees, what she does. But when she meets Van—a punk who shows her how different life could be—she realizes how much s… more

Charlotte Stein
Ellora’s Cave , English
Four Hundred Years of Gun Co... - Howard Nemerov

Four Hundred Years of Gun Co...Howard Nemerov

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Gun control has many benefits, depending upon which side you’re on. This author began as an unabashed supporter of gun control, but after three years of researching government crime data, United Nations data, and data promoted by the Brady … more

Four Hundred Years of Gun Control: Why Isn’t It Working?
Howard Nemerov
Fury (New Species Book 1) - Laurann Dohner

Fury (New Species Book 1)Laurann Dohner

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Book 1 in the New Species series.Ellie is horrified to discover the pharmaceutical company she works for is doing illegal experiments. Company scientists have spliced human and animal DNA, creating exotic new species. One such “experiment” … more

Fury (New Species Book 1)
Laurann Dohner
Ellora’s Cave Publishing Inc. , English
Violent Video Game Effects o... - Craig A. Anderson

Violent Video Game Effects o...Craig A. Anderson

Violent video games are successfully marketed to and easily obtained by children and adolescents. Even the U.S. government distributes one such game, America’s Army, through both the internet and its recruiting offices. Is there any scienti… more

Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Public Policy
Craig A. Anderson
Oxford University Press , English
Victims as Offenders: The Pa... - Susan L. Miller

Victims as Offenders: The Pa...Susan L. Miller

Arrests of women for assault increased more than 40 percent over the past decade, while male arrests for this offense have fallen by about one percent. Some studies report that for the first time ever the rate of reported intimate partner a… more

Victims as Offenders: The Paradox of Women’s Violence in Relationships (Critical Issues in Crime and Society)
Susan L. Miller
Rutgers University Press , English
14 Ways to Help You Avoid Vi... - Jeff Davidson

14 Ways to Help You Avoid Vi...Jeff Davidson

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A Centers for Disease Control study reveals that within a 30-day period, “more than one in three high school boys admitted to carrying a gun, knife, or club.” As the general level of violence in society rises, so does the level of violence … more

14 Ways to Help You Avoid Violence at Work (Stress Management)
Jeff Davidson
Breathing Space Institute , English
The Sins of Zahrah: Paranorm... - Rosalind Scarlett

The Sins of Zahrah: Paranorm...Rosalind Scarlett

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When her beautiful imported French mother could not cope with life in the harem, Zahrah - the stunning daughter of the most affluent sultan in Morocco - grows up cynical, vehemently refusing to follow in her footsteps. Nonetheless, Zahrah i… more

The Sins of Zahrah: Paranormal Erotica (Anam Céile Chronicles Book 4)
Rosalind Scarlett
Rosalind Scarlett , English
Blood in the Hills: A Histor... -

Blood in the Hills: A Histor...

To many antebellum Americans, Appalachia was a frightening wilderness of lawlessness, peril, robbers, and hidden dangers. The extensive media coverage of horse stealing and scalping raids profiled the region’s residents as intrinsically vio… more

Blood in the Hills: A History of Violence in Appalachia (New Directions in Southern History)
The University Press of Kentucky , English