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Edginton, John 1946-

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Works: 14 works in 20 publications in 1 language and 262 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 105 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 83 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 )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 36 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 )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 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)
Jewish law ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third in the series on Jewish law 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
World wise environmental action pack ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Hearing voices of a patient is traditionally treated as a symptom of severe mental illness like schizophrensia. This film is about the alternate view of phenomenon of hearing voices. It contains interviews with people hearing voices frequently and it suggests new ways of coping hearing voices by acknowledging and respecting the existence of the voices, by sharing the experiences with others and by finding ways to manage/cope with it besides the conventional method of medication
Date with death ( Visual )
1 edition published in 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
Date with death ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries 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 and he has widespread support. Since then, he and his supporters have been pushing for a re-trial which Abu-Jamal hopes 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
 
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