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Edginton, John 1946-

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Works: 12 works in 19 publications in 1 language and 256 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Biography  History 
Classifications: HV8699.U5, 364.66
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Most widely held works by John Edginton
Mumia Abu-Jamal a case for reasonable doubt? ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the night of Dec. 9, 1981, Mumia Abu-Jamal "was found shot four feet from" fallen officer, Daniel Faulkner. Because of "perceived irregularities" in his trial, some protest that he is a political prisoner
Mumia a case for reasonable doubt? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
America's most "celebrated" death row inmate, Mumia Abu-Jamal, speaks for the first time behind prison walls in this program which contains new footage not included in the 1996 HBO special
Avenues Unlimited : a research study of youth and community work in east London by John Edginton ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jewish law belief and practice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the hidden world of Manchester Beth-Din, the orthodox Jewish community in Manchester, England. Provides an in-depth look at the observation of Orthodox Jewish law in all aspects of daily life through a community of rabbis and their families. Part 1 describes the duties of a rabbi and explains commandments about food and workplace regulations. Part 2 looks at the Jewish household and the observance of Jewish law in family life. Part 3 explores historical and spiritual concepts behind the Jewish mitzvot and such items as the prayer shawl, the tefillin, and the sheital, as well as the festival of Purim
Jewish law ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an in-depth look at the observation of Orthodox Jewish law through a community of rabbis and their families, focusing on the rules that govern life in the home
Jewish law ( )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While Judaic orthodoxy may sometimes appear rigid and conservative, the traditional Jewish home is a warm, dynamic place full of nurturing and hospitality. This program visits several such households that closely observe Jewish law, demonstrating the profound connection between the mitzvot and Jewish family life. Viewers are treated to engaging visual demonstrations of what makes a kitchen kosher-including the presence of two ovens, two sinks, and two refrigerators-and the hectic yet dutiful preparations for Shabbat that many Jewish families undergo every week. Although it avoids graphic details, the program begins by attending a ritual circumcision. (50 minutes)
Robyn Hitchcock I often dream of trains, a concert film by Robyn Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
British rocker Robyn Hitchcock performs at a concert at Symphony Space, NY, Nov. 22, 2008
Hearing voices approaches to managing psychosis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
For decades, a medical model has dominated the treatment of psychotics who hear voices. More recently, however, a psychological model, through which patients are taught to understand their voices, is gathering support. Psychiatrist Dr. Marius Romme and mental health professionals from both sides of the debate air their view on treating this severe psychosis. The value of the psychological approach is stressed, as voice hearers discuss their successes with counseling, support groups, and focus-building exercises
World wise environmental action pack ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Hearing voices ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Hearing voices is usually seen as evidence of psychosis, a symptom of mental illness. This program questions that this is always the case because there are many people who lead otherwise normal lives and hear voices. Some psychiatrists believe that the voices should be suppressed with medication, others believe in a talking approach, while others still try to reconcile the two
Date with death ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A Black radio and television journalist and reporter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania named Mumia Abu-Jamal was tried, convicted and sentenced to death for allegedly murdering a police officer there in 1981. Abu-Jamal has maintained his innocence of the crime noted above, and he has widespread support in maintaining his innocence. Since then, he and his supporters have been pushing for a re-trial which, Abu-Jamal and his supporters hope, will acquit him. Questions are also raised as to whether Black offenders are treated more harshly than white offenders for the same crime by the American judicial system
True stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of medical experimentation and fraud which led to the deaths of at least 70 people from deep sleep treatment at Chelmsford Private Hospital, Sydney, ca. 1964-1974; also the story of official incompetence & cover-up which enabled such a scandel to continue for so long without anything being done to stop it
 
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English (19)
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