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Compassion Fatigue

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Compassion Fatigue
How the Media Sell Disease, Famine, War and Death

Author: Susan D. Moeller
Publication Date: 22 October 1998

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Susan D. Moeller asks why international news has become tabloid in style and light on content - is this a response to audience demands, or does it create a particular sort of audience, one which has seen too much to care?

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BTEC First Travel and Tourism

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BTEC First Travel and Tourism

Author: Andrew Kerr
Publication Date: 12 July 2006

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This full-colour textbook provides everything you need for studying BTEC First Travel and Tourism covering all eight core and specialist units, making it perfect for all students, whether they are studying for the Award, Certificate or Diploma.

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Home from Home

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A Home from Home
From Immigrant Boy to English Man

Author: George Alagiah
Publication Date: 5 July 2007

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* George Alagiah's personal testament about Africa, updated in a new Abacus edition

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Climbing the Stairs

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Climbing the Stairs
From Kitchen Maid to Cook; the Heartwarming Memoir of a Life in Service

Author: Margaret Powell
Publication Date: 7 October 2011

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Working below stairs in 1920s London, sixteen-year-old Margaret's mind turns to finding a man. But it's hard to look beguiling when you're elbow deep in dishwater...

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Oil

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Oil
Anatomy of Industry

Author: Matthew Yeomans
Publication Date: 1 January 2004

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Matthew Yeomans explores the American consumer's love-affair with gasoline and the automobile, by examining the role of oil in America - from driving the US economic engine to consolidating the position of the US as unilateral superpower.

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Theory of the Firm

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The Theory of the Firm

Author: Peter J. Curwen
Publication Date: 8 April 1976

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We Interrupt This Newscast

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We Interrupt This Newscast
How to Improve Local News and Win Ratings, Too

Author: Marion Just
Publication Date: 30 April 2007

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The main argument of this book is that local TV news can practice high-quality journalism without sacrificing commercial success.

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End of Oil

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The End of Oil
The Decline of the Petroleum Economy and the Rise of a New Energy Order

Author: Paul Roberts
Publication Date: 4 April 2005

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Takes a look at our plundering of natural resources, and the trouble we are in when they run out - which could be sooner than we imagine.

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Fixing Britain

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Fixing Britain
The Business of Reshaping Our Nation

Author: Digby Jones
Publication Date: 15 March 2011

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No nonsense solutions from the straight-talking face of British business. IF FUNDAMENTAL REFORM DOES NOT TAKE PLACE THEN WE ARE DEAD IN THE WATER. GLOBALISATION DOES NOT TAKE PRISONERS. BRITAIN MUST BECOME FIT FOR PURPOSE IN THE 21 ST CENTURY. This is the explosive, first book from 'the face of British business', Lord Digby Jones.

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End of the Line

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The End of the Line
How Overfishing is Changing the World and What We Eat

Author: Charles Clover
Publication Date: 3 March 2005

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If nothing is done to stop the squandering of fish stocks the life of the oceans will face collapse and millions of people could starve. This work looks at the problem and proves that we, as consumers, have to change if the situation is to improve.

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Accidental Pornographer

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The Accidental Pornographer
A Story About Having a Go - And Succeeding... in Failing

Author: Gavin Griffiths
Publication Date: 29 August 2008

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Gavin Griffiths was a fairly straight-laced, newlywed shipping executive when he bought a magazine called The Erotic Review for GBP1 - not just one copy, the whole business! Little did he know it would soon become the darling of the chattering classes, and a case study in heroic failure.

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New Great Game

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The New Great Game
Blood and Oil in Central Asia

Author: Lutz Kleveman
Publication Date: 12 August 2004

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The Caspian Region, lying south of Russia, west of China and north of Afghanistan, contains the world's largest untapped oil and gas resources. Using a concept immortalised by Kipling in his novel Kim, Lutz Kleveman argues that there is now a new 'Great Game' in the region.

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Food System

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The Food System

Author: Geoff Tansey
Publication Date: 1 June 1995

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This text provides an overview of today's dominant food system - one developed in and controlled by northern industrialized countries, and one that is becoming increasingly globalized.

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You Bet

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You Bet
The Betfair Story and How Two Men Changed the World of Gambling

Author: Colin Cameron
Publication Date: 30 April 2009

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The fascinating tale of how one company spawned a huge international business success story, created legions of new gamblers and revolutionised the worlds of gambling and sport for ever.

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United Apart

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United Apart
Gender and the Rise of Craft Unionism

Author: Ileen A. DeVault
Publication Date: 23 June 2004

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Guide to Analysing Companies

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Guide to Analysing Companies

Author: Bob Vause
Publication Date: 11 August 2005

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A guide to how to analyse and assess the strengths and weaknesses of any company. It answers such questions as: how do you tell how well run a company is and how well it is doing; which ratios and benchmarks should you use to assess performance; and, how do you recognise danger signs on the corporate horizon.

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No Frills

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No Frills
The Truth Behind the Low-cost Revolution in the Skies

Author: Simon Calder
Publication Date: 8 May 2003

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The rise of new and dynamic low cost airlines is one of Europe's biggest business success stories. This title provides analysis of this unexpected aviation business phenomenon and investigates the entrepreneurs who took the risks, including Stelios Haji-Ioannou and Michael O'Leary.

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Bestselling Secrets from Top Agents

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Bestselling Secrets from Top Agents
The Insider's Guide to What Agents and Publishers Really Want

Author: Nick Frishman
Publication Date: 31 March 2006

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Aspiring authors need look no further to break into the tough world of book publishing. Drawing on interviews with dozens of successful literary agents, this book not only alerts readers to the perils and pitfalls of publishing, it also shows readers how to attract the top representation they need to become bestselling authors.

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Strikes

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Strikes

Author: Richard Hyman
Publication Date: 15 March 1989

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A study concentrating on the sociology of industrial conflict and focusing on the causes of industrial disputes and their meanings for those involved. The author has aimed to present the views and theories of others, dealing mainly with Britain but including some international comparisons.

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New Workplace and Trade Unionism

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The New Workplace and Trade Unionism

Author: Chris Smith
Publication Date: 14 December 1995

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This collection of essays on the "new workplace" brings together two themes - new management practices and trade unionism. It goes on to show how unions have gradually been forced out of the mainstream of British working life.

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How Dell Does It

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How Dell Does It

Author: Steven Holzner
Publication Date: 1 January 2006

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Reveals the 12 key management principles behind Dell's business success. This title shows how you can apply these successes to your businesses. It looks at the cornerstone of Dell's model: zero-tolerance for inventory, and the flexibility allowed by that policy.

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Amazonia

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Amazonia
Five Years at the Epicenter of the Dot.Com Juggernaut

Author: James Marcus
Publication Date: 5 June 2004

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James Marcus provides an insider view of the rise and stumble of a dot.com giant. Formerly senior editor at Amazon.com, he tells how the company rose from 50 employees in 1996 to become an 8,000 strong multi-national by 2001, and how this confident growth was affected by the bursting of the dot.com bubble.

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Publish And Be Damned

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Publish And Be Damned
The Astonishing Story of the "Daily Mirror"

Author: Hugh Cudlipp
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1953

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The astonishing story of the rise and rise of the Daily Mirror - a classic of the history of popular journalism....

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Inside Broadcasting

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Inside Broadcasting

Author: Julian Newby
Publication Date: 30 January 1997

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Providing an introduction to a competitive industry, this text analyzes the day-to-day running of both television and radio organizations and examines the jobs involved and how to get them. It begins with an informative history of broadcasting in the United Kingdom.

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Black Arrow Rocket

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Black Arrow Rocket
A History of a Satellite Launch Vehicle and Its Engines

Author: Douglas Millard
Publication Date: 14 November 2001

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Black Arrow R4 is Britain's only surviving satellite launch vehicle. In 1971, its predecessor, R3, carried out the only ...

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