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  • The Hierarchies

    A Novel

    by Ros Anderson ...
    In this stunningly original debut novel that will appeal to readers of The Power or Never Let Me Go, a synthetic woman—created solely to serve her human “Husband”—slowly comes to the realization that her Husband is far less invested in her well-being than she is in his . . . sending her on a harrowing emotional journey of self-realization as she asks herself:WHAT IS LOVE—OR CONSENT—IF YOU'RE ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Hierarchies

    A Novel

    by Ros Anderson ...
    Narrated by Katharine Lee McEwan ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 22 min

    In this stunningly original debut novel that will appeal to readers of The Power or Never Let Me Go, a synthetic woman—created solely to serve her human “Husband”—slowly comes to the realization that her Husband is far less invested in her well-being than she is in his . . . sending her on a harrowing emotional journey of self-realization as she asks herself:WHAT IS LOVE—OR CONSENT—IF YOU'RE ... Read more

    $20.00 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • The Hierarchies of Slavery in Santos, Brazil, 1822–1888

    by Ian Read ...
    Despite the inherent brutality of slavery, some slaves could find small but important opportunities to act decisively. The Hierarchies of Slavery in Santos, Brazil, 1822–1888 explores such moments of opportunity and resistance in Santos, a Southeastern township in Imperial Brazil. It argues that slavery in Brazil was hierarchical: slaves' fleeting chances to form families, work jobs that would not ... Read more

    $62.99 USD

  • Just Hierarchy

    Why Social Hierarchies Matter in China and the Rest of the World

    A trenchant defense of hierarchy in different spheres of our lives, from the personal to the politicalAll complex and large-scale societies are organized along certain hierarchies, but the concept of hierarchy has become almost taboo in the modern world. Just Hierarchy contends that this stigma is a mistake. In fact, as Daniel Bell and Wang Pei show, it is neither possible nor advisable to do away ... Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • The Spiritual Hierarchies and the Physical World: Reality and Illusion

    Ever since nature and consciousness were separated during the late Middle Agesgiving rise to scientific thinking that considers only the physical world and views the mind as merely an epiphenomenon of neural chemistrythe spiritual beings who are the universe have felt abandoned and unable to complete their work, which depends on human collaboration for its suc­cess. Human beings have likewise felt ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Joe Celko's Trees and Hierarchies in SQL for Smarties

    by Joe Celko ...
    series The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems
    The demand for SQL information and training continues to grow with the need for a database behind every website capable of offering web-based information queries. SQL is the de facto standard for database retrieval, and if you need to access, update, or utilize data in a modern database management system, you will need SQL to do it. The Second Edition of Joe Celko's Trees and Hierarchies in SQL ... Read more

    $40.49 USD

  • The Workplace of the Future

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution, the Precariat and the Death of Hierarchies

    series Routledge Studies in the Economics of Innovation
    The Fourth Industrial Revolution is a global development that shows no signs of slowing down. In his book, The Workplace of the Future: The Fourth Industrial Revolution, the Precariat and the Death of Hierarchies, Jon-Arild Johannessen sets a chilling vision of how robots and artificial intelligence will completely disrupt and transform working life.The author contests that once the dust has ... Read more

    Free

  • The DC Book of Lists

    A Multiverse of Legacies, Histories, and Hierarchies

    Packed with 100+ inventive groupings, hierarchies, and infographics, The DC Comics Book of Lists offers a creative way of looking at both the well-known and obscure histories of the top heroes and villains from the DC Universe across 80+ years.Each entry in this book celebrates another corner of DC's past, present, and future. It revels in the rich tapestry of DC's characters and history. Or ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

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  • The Closure of the International System

    How Institutions Create Political Equalities and Hierarchies

    series Cambridge Studies in International Relations #153
    As global governance appears to become more inclusive and democratic, many scholars argue that international institutions act as motors of expansion and democratization. The Closure of the International System challenges this view, arguing that the history of the international system is a series of institutional closures, in which institutions such as diplomacy, international law, and ... Read more

    $65.59 USD

  • Family Policy and the Organisation of Childcare

    Hierarchies of Care Ideals

    This book explains and theorises the ways in which family policy instruments come to shape the routine care arrangements of young children. Drawing on interviews with close to a hundred parents from very different walks of life in urban and rural Romania, the book provides a rich account of the care arrangement transitions these parents experience during their children’s first five years of life. ... Read more

    $89.09 USD

  • Doctors' Orders

    The Making of Status Hierarchies in an Elite Profession

    The United States does not have enough doctors. Every year since the 1950s, internationally trained and osteopathic medical graduates have been needed to fill residency positions because there are too few American-trained MDs. However, these international and osteopathic graduates have to significantly outperform their American MD counterparts to have the same likelihood of getting a residency ... Read more

    $21.59 USD