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War Cinema

Author : Guy Westwell
ISBN : 1904764541
Genre : Performing Arts
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'War Cinema' presents an introduction to and overview of films that take war as their main theme. Framing the era with 'Apocalypse Now' and 'Apocalypse Now Redux', the author initially focuses on Vietnam on film in the 1970s and 1980s and how this divisive war was represented.
Category: Performing Arts

Views From The Front Line

Author : Richard Meredith
ISBN : 0954143221
Genre : Publishers and publishing
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When it came to sales and marketing, first-time author Richard Meredith was so disappointed with his publisher's capabilities that he decided to do it himself. In six months he got 50 dates for book-signing and speaking events, harvested a sack-full of publicity and sold thousands of copies. This is a collection of his personal-experience articles that have been published in the writing press. Topics include: bagging a tour of signing events, braving the speaking circuit, improving personal promotion, hunting for representation and gaining from sponsorship. The author's Introduction says: "I hope they will be of use to writers' groups or in libraries and places of study - anywhere, in fact, where authors or would-be authors hope to find information which will help them in the difficulties they face."
Category: Publishers and publishing

On The Front Line With The Women Who Fight Back

Author : Stacey Dooley
ISBN : 1785942980
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The Sunday Times Bestseller Put yourself in their shoes. In 2007, Stacey Dooley was a twenty-something working in fashion retail. She was selected to take part in the BBC series Blood, Sweat and T-Shirts which saw her live and work alongside Indian factory workers making clothes for the UK High Street. This sparked her series of hugely popular investigations, establishing her as one of BBC3's most celebrated presenters. Through the course of her documentary making, Stacey has covered a variety of topics, from sex trafficking in Cambodia, to Yazidi women fighting back in Syria. At the core of her reporting are incredible women in extraordinary and scarily ordinary circumstances - from sex workers in Russia, to victims of domestic violence in Honduras. In her first book, On the Front Line with the Women Who Fight Back, Stacey draws on her encounters with these brave and wonderful women, using their experiences as a vehicle to explore issues at the centre of female experience. From gender equality and domestic violence, to sex trafficking and sexual identity, Stacey weaves these global strands together in an exploration of what it is to be women in the world today.

Danger To Self

Author : Paul Linde
ISBN : 9780520269835
Genre : Medical
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Clinical & internal medicine.
Category: Medical

The Frontline

Author : Che Walker
ISBN : 0571244726
Genre : City and town life
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Saturday night outside the tube: God, strip bars, weed, crack, lost old men, unemployed actors and vegans all collide in a riptide of chaos on the streets of London. There's Beth the reformed Christian and Erkenwald the hot-dog seller, old Ragdale on a quest to find his daughter, actor-playwright and egomaniac Mordechai Thurrock, and Cockburn, Elliot and Clayton the dealers and junkies whose trade both sustains and destroys the lives of those around them.In this vibrant and darkly comic new play, a dozen private stories emerge and their voices give utterance to a storm of subjects and feelings: pop culture and sexual fantasy, the ruins of empire and the delusions of religion, foreign oil and prehistoric London. A panorama of contemporary London encompassing the cruel and the tender, the gutter and the stars.Che Walker's The Frontline premiered at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London, in July 2008.'The brusque, bathetic poetry of back-street Camden is Walker's lingua franca. Flesh and blood and honour are his themes' Time Out on Ché Walker's Flesh Wound
Category: City and town life

On The Front Line With The Women Who Fight Back

Author : Stacey Dooley
ISBN : 9781785942990
Genre : Women
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The Sunday Times bestsellerOver her ten years of documentary film making; Stacey Dooley has covered a wide variety of topics; from sex trafficking in Cambodia to Yazidi women fighting back in Syria. At the heart of all her reporting are incredible women in extraordinary situations: sex workers in Russia; victims of domestic violence in Honduras; and many more. On the Frontline with the Women who Fight Back; draws on Stacey's encounters with the brave; wonderful women she has met over her career to explore the issues of gender equality; domestic violence; sexual identity and; at its centre; womanhood in the world today.
Category: Women

At The Front Line

Author : Mark Johnston
ISBN : 0521523230
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A moving insight into the experience of war, based on the letters and diaries of over 300 soldiers.
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : Tolga Örnek
ISBN : WISC:89095184800
Genre : History
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On The Front Line

Author : Stephen J. Frenkel
ISBN : 9781501724220
Genre : Business & Economics
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The importance of customer service is widely emphasized in business today. This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the organization and dynamics of front-line work. The volume is based on a four-year study of over a thousand employees and eight leading companies in the United States, Australia, and Japan. On the Front Line reveals similarities and differences found in work environments—such as variance in authority relations and division of labor—as well as significant contrasts between management approaches used in Japan and those used in the United States and Australia. By examining how work differs among service, sales, and knowledge-based settings, it also shows how bureaucratic, entrepreneurial, and network forms of organization coexist in the informational economy. This seminal analysis of work in the service sector offers both a benchmark for consultants working with customer-contact organizations and valuable information for anyone concerned with the changing nature of work.
Category: Business & Economics

Children And Youth On The Front Line

Author : Jo Boyden
ISBN : 1845450345
Genre : Social Science
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War leads not just to widespread death but also to extensive displacement, overwhelming fear, and economic devastation. It weakens social ties, threatens household survival and undermines the family's capacity to care for its most vulnerable members. Every year it kills and maims countless numbers of young people, undermines thousands of others psychologically and deprives many of the economic, educational, health and social opportunities which most of us consider essential for children's effective growth and well being. Based on detailed ethnographic description and on young people's own accounts, this volume provides insights into children's experiences as both survivors and perpetrators of violence. It focuses on girls who have been exposed to sexual exploitation and abuse, children who head households or are separated from their families, displaced children and young former combatants who are attempting to adjust to their changed circumstances following the cessation of conflict. In this sense, the volume bears witness to the grim effects of warfare and displacement on the young. Nevertheless, despite the abundant evidence of suffering, it maintains that children are not the passive victims of conflict but engage actively with the conditions of war, an outlook that challenges orthodox research perspectives that rely heavily on medicalized notions of 'victim' and 'trauma.'
Category: Social Science