The Sixteenth Round

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The Sixteenth Round

The Sixteenth Round

From Number 1 Contender to Number 45472

  • Author: Rubin Carter
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press
  • ISBN: 1569768617
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 368
  • View: 9955
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"A document of life lived in the center of hell." --Sports Illustrated "A shocking, savage and brilliant indictment of racial injustice and the inhumanity of the prison." --Globe and Mail Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was riding a wave of success. The survivor of a difficult youth, he rose to become a top contender for the middleweight boxing crown. But his career crashed to a halt on May 26, 1967, when he and another man were found guilty of the murder of three white people and sentenced to three consecutive life terms. Written from prison and first published in 1974, The Sixteenth Round chronicles Hurricane's journey from the ring to solitary confinement. The book was his cry for help to the public, an attempt to set the record straight and force a new trial. Bob Dylan wrote his classic anthem "Hurricane" about his struggle, and Muhammad Ali and thousands of others took up his cause. The power of Carter's voice, as well as his ironic humor, makes this an eloquent, soul-stirring account of a remarkable life. Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was released from prison in 1988. Former chair and CEO of Canada's Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted and, since 2005, CEO of Innocence International, Dr. Carter is the author of Eye of the Hurricane: My Path from Darkness to Freedom. His life has been the subject of three books and a major motion picture, The Hurricane, starring Denzel Washington. The recipient of honorary doctor of law degrees from Griffith University, Australia, and York University, Toronto, Dr. Carter lives in Toronto.

Hurricane

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Hurricane

Hurricane

The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter

  • Author: James S. Hirsch
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • ISBN: 9780618087280
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 358
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Tells the story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a black boxer who was wrongly convicted of three murders and spent nearly twenty years in prison.

Crime and Justice

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Crime and Justice

Crime and Justice

Learning through Cases

  • Author: Carolyn Boyes-Watson
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 1538106914
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 470
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Crime and Justice offers a comprehensive introduction to the U.S criminal justice system through fifteen historical and contemporary case studies. The third edition has been revised and streamlined throughout, featuring new material on race, the war on drugs, police violence, “stand your ground” laws and gun laws, and more. Each chapter opens with an engaging case study followed by an explanatory chapter that teaches core concepts, key terms, and critical issues. The cases serve multiple learning objectives: illustrating concepts applied in real life; exploring sociological issues of race, class, gender, and power; and teaching students the law and processes of the justice system. Crime and Justice is excellent for any course that introduces students to the criminal justice system. A complimentary Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank are available, as well as an open-access Companion Website for students that includes interactive flashcards, links to online video and media, and other learning material. Visit http://textbooks.rowman.com/boyes-watson3e or email [email protected] for more information.

Transport of Waste Products

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Transport of Waste Products

Transport of Waste Products

Report of the Hundred and Sixteenth Round Table on Transport Economics Held in Paris on 16th-17th December 1999

  • Author: European Conference of Ministers of Transport. Economic Research Centre
  • Publisher: European Conference of Ministers of Transport
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Transportation
  • Page: 187
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Economic Integration in Asia

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Economic Integration in Asia

Economic Integration in Asia

Key Prospects and Challenges with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

  • Author: Deeparghya Mukherjee
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1351061321
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 204
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The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) aims to achieve greater integration between the ASEAN region and its six free trade agreement (FTA) partners (India, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and Korea). The RCEP is the only agreement to include three economies which are among the seven biggest economies of the world—China, Japan and India. The book opens with an introduction to the current status of economic integration and factors that would affect it and looks at key issues like non-tariff barriers, evolving investment regulations in China (in the context of FTAs), connectivity initiatives to integrate the region, rules of origin in the context of value chain integration in selected sectors as well as region-specific aspects of South Asia and South East Asia which would shape the regional economic architecture going forward. With an attempt to cover key imperatives, the book concludes by noting primary impediments to easier trade and investment flows in the region, highlighting possible policy recommendations to improve economic integration.

The Family in Transition

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The Family in Transition

The Family in Transition

A Round Table Conference Sponsored by the John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, November 3-6, 1969

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Family planning
  • Page: 352
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The National Sample Survey

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The National Sample Survey

The National Sample Survey

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: India
  • Page: N.A
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Fact Book on Manpower

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Fact Book on Manpower

Fact Book on Manpower

  • Author: Madhya Pradesh (India). Directorate of Economics and Statistics
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Labor supply
  • Page: N.A
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Luxury Yarn One-Skein Wonders®

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Luxury Yarn One-Skein Wonders®

Luxury Yarn One-Skein Wonders®

  • Author: Judith Durant
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • ISBN: 1603420053
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 272
  • View: 1143
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A little luxury goes a long way! Discover the treasures you can knit from single skeins of the expensive yarns you dream about. More than 100 patterns include elegant wraps and scarves, cuddly baby blankets, evening bags, and dozens of other projects destined to become cherished heirlooms. Indulge yourself with a small sampling of creamy cashmere, lustrous alpaca, seductive silk, exotic soy, or organic linen. The softest fibers make the greatest treasures, even in small doses.