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Is a Little Pollution Good for You?
Author: Kevin C. Elliott
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199826552
Pages: 264
Year: 2011-01-07
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Could low-level exposure to polluting chemicals be analogous to exercise -- a beneficial source of stress that strengthens the body? Some scientists studying the phenomenon of hormesis (beneficial or stimulatory effects caused by low-dose exposure to toxic substances) claim that that this may be the case. Is A Little Pollution Good For You? critically examines the current evidence for hormesis. In the process, it highlights the range of methodological and interpretive judgments involved in environmental research: choices about what questions to ask and how to study them, decisions about how to categorize and describe new information, judgments about how to interpret and evaluate ambiguous evidence, and questions about how to formulate public policy in response to debated scientific findings. The book also uncovers the ways that interest groups with deep pockets attempt to influence these scientific judgments for their benefit. Several chapters suggest ways to counter these influences and incorporate a broader array of societal values in environmental research: (1) moving beyond conflict-of-interest policies to develop new ways of safeguarding academic research from potential biases; (2) creating deliberative forums in which multiple stakeholders can discuss the judgments involved in policy-relevant research; and (3) developing ethical guidelines that can assist scientific experts in disseminating debated and controversial phenomena to the public. Kevin C. Elliott illustrates these strategies in the hormesis case, as well as in two additional case studies involving contemporary environmental research: endocrine disruption and multiple chemical sensitivity. This book should be of interest to a wide variety of readers, including scientists, philosophers, policy makers, environmental ethicists and activists, research ethicists, industry leaders, and concerned citizens.
Livres hebdo
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Year: 2009-10
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Corpse on the Imjin!
Author: Harvey Kurtzman
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
ISBN: 1606995456
Pages: 240
Year: 2012-11-15
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EC reprint series kicks off with war-story masterpieces from the legendary Harvey Kurtzman. The creation of MAD would have been enough to cement Harvey Kurtzman’s reputation as one of the titans of American comics, but Kurtzman also created two other comics landmarks: the scrupulously-researched and superbly-crafted war comics Two-Fisted Tales and Frontline Combat. Here were finally war comics without heroic, cigar-chomping sergeants, wisecracking privates from Brooklyn, or cartoon Nazis and “Japs” to be mowed down by the Yank heroes, but an unflinching look at the horror and madness of combat throughout history.
Little Tulip
Author: Jerome Charyn
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486808726
Pages: 96
Year: 2016-12-14
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A serial killer haunts the city streets, a stalker of isolated women who leaves a Santa Claus hat at the scene of his crimes. Pavel, a Russian émigré, assists the police investigation as a sketch artist. But Pavel's true calling is as a tattoo artist, and the so-called Bad Santa killings conjure up memories of the nightmarish world in which he learned his craft: a Russian prison camp that shattered his childhood and destroyed his family. Shifting between the living hell of a 1940s Siberian gulag and the crime-ridden chaos of New York City during the 1970s, this graphic novel's stunning artwork provides an atmospheric backdrop to its tale of corruption, murder, and revenge. Author Jerome Charyn was acclaimed by The New York Review of Books as "a fearless writer. Brave and brazen." This edition of Little Tulip, which was originally published in French, features Charyn's new English translation. Award-winning illustrator François Boucq also collaborated with Charyn on the acclaimed graphic novels The Magician's Wife and Billy Budd, KGB. Suggested for mature readers.
Abelard
Author: Renaud Dillies, Regis Hautiere
Publisher: NBM Publishing
ISBN: 1561637017
Pages: 128
Year: 2012-11-01
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To lure pretty Epily, little chick Abelard sees only one solution: to catch the moon for her. So off he goes to America, the country that invented flying machines. Armed with his banjo and his proverb-sharing hat, he launches out on the country roads, where he meets Gaston, a grumpy bear with whom he shares his plan. As opposed to dreamer Abelard, Gaston has his feet firmly planted on the ground. This humorous comic, where the absurd becomes poetry, explores philosophical ideas through a simple, fanciful story.
Livres de France
Author: Librairie Hachette. Département Etranger Hachette
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Year: 1996
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Includes Les Livres du mois formerly published separately.
Beyond Auto Mode
Author: Jennifer Bebb
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118239989
Pages: 320
Year: 2013-03-22
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Fearless Dawn
Author: Steve Mannion
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ISBN: 1617241954
Pages: 28
Year: 2014-08-10
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Steve Mannion's feisty action hero is back! Can she escape the clutches of "One-Eyed Hans"? Tune in and get the skinny! Meet "One-Eyed Hans", the roughest, toughest, meanest old hombre ever to bust up the FEARLESS DAWN camp! And he's got one eye. Well, he's actually got 2 eyes but one is made of glass. So, yeah. He's got one eye. And he has been sent to aid in the BREAKOUT of Fearless Dawn's arch Nemesis, Helga Von Krauss. Can Fearless Dawn stop ol' One-Eye? Join us now and find out! Fans of the Rocketeer, The Goon, and MAD Magazine are sure to get a kick out of this series, from the inimitable mind and pen of Steve Mannion! ALSO features a "Manly" Mannion sketchbook section.
Bamboo Baby Blues
Author: Franquin
Publisher: Cinebook Limited
ISBN: 1849183643
Pages: 48
Year: 2017-09
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Readers of Spirou already know the Marsupilami - that lovable creature with the nature-defying tail. Here, in his own series, we follow the Marsupilami's life in his natural habitat. And his adventures are as funny as ever!
Horse Crazy
Author: Bonnie Bryant
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307824918
Pages: 144
Year: 2012-09-26
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Carole Hanson and Stevie Lake have been best friends ever since they met at Pine Hollow Stables. So when Lisa Atwood joins their ridinggroup, the girls aren't sure she's got what it takes. Lisa may be the smartest student in the classroom, but she's got a lot to learn when it comes to horses. . . .
Dutch Connection
Author: Philippe Francq, Jean Van Hamme
Publisher: 9th Cinebook
ISBN: 1905460783
Pages: 96
Year: 2009-02-01
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The jeans-wearing billionaire is down and out in Paris! In H, Largo is giving a cocktail party to launch his foundation for war orphans when a waiter brings out a colleague's severed head on a tray. He has been murdered by drug traffickers Largo is after. In a matter of hours, the billionaire's life is turned upside down. In Dutch Connection, two policemen are shot down as they arrest Largo, and he is charged with the murders. On top of that, he's accused of being part of the international heroin trade. Largo flees to Paris and ends up in the homeless community, with little hope of escaping the dire fate that awaits him: a lifetime jail sentence.
Ordinary Victories -
Author: Manu Larcenet
Publisher: Europe Comics
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Pages: 52
Year: 2015-11-10T00:00:00+01:00
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Marco's left town for the countryside. He's left his psychologist because he feels he's doing better. He's quit his job as a reporter because he's had enough of photographing corpses. He gets himself a little cottage in the heart of rural France, where he lives with his cat, Adolf. He throws out all his work, and cuts ties with his employer. That night, he has his first panic attack. It's not long before he meets the lovely Emilie, and also the wise and good-natured old man who lives in the cottage just across the way... but who, it turns out, isn't exactly what he seems...
Antares - Episode 5
Author: Leo
Publisher: Cinebook
ISBN: 1849188866
Pages: 48
Year: 2014-09-26T00:00:00+02:00
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Kim’s mission to the other Antares planet – the one from which came the mysterious beam that took her daughter – is underway, and the young woman desperately wants to believe she will find her missing child. One amongst her team has no shortage of faith, though: the insufferable Jedediah Thornton is convinced they are going to meet an advanced alien civilisation. And he will stop at nothing to ensure humanity’s representative is a man of proper morals...
Franquin's Last Laugh
Author: Andre Franquin, Kim Thompson
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ISBN: 1606996215
Pages: 72
Year: 2013-01-18
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Renowned Franco-Belgian gag cartoonist Andre Franquin suffered from depression. With his late-career "Idees Noires" series of gags from the late 1970s and early 1980s, created mostly for the independent/underground comics magazine Fluide Glacial, Franquin harnessed his still-virtuoso graphic style to his increasingly morbid worldview. Fantagraphics is proud to present the complete "Idees Noires" collection under the title Franquin's Last Laugh.
Casa Howhard
Author: Roberto Baldazzini
Publisher: Nbm Publishing Company
ISBN: 1561635219
Pages: 48
Year: 2007-07-01
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The beautiful 'ladies' - so feminine but with extra tools - are in the jungle encountering lascivious plants, horny giraffes and she-male pygmies. The outrageous camp and deviantly hot action just doesn't let up.