John Solomon

  • Le scandale sexuel qui fit chuter Dominique Strauss-Kahn a ebranle la planete avec ses rebondissements dramatiques et une volte-face renversante au tribunal. Pour autant, le grand public ne voyait qu´une infime partie de ce qui se passait en coulisse, ou la justice jouait les seconds roles, victime d´ego surdimensionnes, de pressions politiques et d´erreurs d´enquete. Le journaliste John Solomon revele ici les dessous de l´histoire.

    John Solomon reconstitue l´enquete pas a pas, devoilant l´affaire de l´interieur - chez les procureurs, aupres de la victime, Nafissatou Diallo, dans le camp de ses avocats, de ceux du Sofitel et de ceux de DSK - pour tenter de reconstituer les sept minutes fatales qui se deroulerent dans la suite 2806. Sept minutes qui ont declenche un tsunami sur la scene politique internationale, elimine l´un des acteurs majeurs de la crise economique europeenne et favori de l´election a la presidence de la Republique francaise, et fait subir un bapteme du feu au nouveau procureur du district de Manhattan. Le tout sous l´oeil des medias dechaines, qui enfoncerent d´abord l´accuse avant de tourner le dos a la victime. Mais pour le public, le mystere demeure entier : Dominique Strauss-Kahn est-il coupable ou innocent ? John Solomon expose avec force details le deroulement des evenements, de sorte que le lecteur puisse estimer ce qui s'est reellement passe dans l´une des plus fascinantes affaires criminelles des dix dernieres annees.


  • Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology attempts to provide concise, critical reviews of timely advances, philosophy and significant areas of accomplished or needed endeavor in the total field of xenobiotics, in any segment of the environment, as well as toxicological implications.

  • How to turn personal passion into an organization with impact
    For anyone setting out to change the world, launching a nonprofit venture can be a powerful way to enact change. Whether bringing donated eyeglasses to children who have never seen clearly, revamping inner city schools, or bringing solar cookers to refugee camps, the act of doing good can be life-changing. Yet starting a nonprofit?and running it well?can also pose challenges. The Art of Doing Good is an essential companion for anyone looking to start an organization that makes a real difference.
    Drawing from their own leadership roles in the nonprofit world, as well as interviews with 18 celebrated social innovators, the authors prepare would-be social entrepreneurs with guidance and real-world advice for sustaining the spirit, ambition, and ingenuity to keep their vision alive and thriving.
    Features real-life stories of 18 notable social entrepreneurs and the organizations they run, including Geoffrey Canada (Harlem Children?s Zone), Darell Hammond (KaBOOM!), and Michael Brown (City Year)
    Reveals what particular issues nonprofit leaders can expect to face throughout the lifespan of their organization and shares strategies for meeting challenges
    Written by world-renowned philanthropists Bronfman and Solomon, respectively cofounder and CEO of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies and coauthors of The Art of Giving
    With thoughtful and comprehensive insight on how the most effective social ventures do good well,The Art of Doing Good is essential reading for both new and experienced nonprofit leaders.

  • This practical resource discusses the numerous physical, psychological, and medical issues pertaining to the young dancer as they relate to injury prevention. Chapters on injury are arranged anatomically and cover etiology, diagnosis, treatment strategies, and rehabilitation. Additional chapters cover screening, nutrition, training technique, and the role of the physical therapist.This comprehensive text addresses the unique needs of these athletes and stresses how their bodies differ in significant ways from those of adults, requiring that their training and clinical management be overseen by specialized personnel. The book opens with a discussion of the epidemiology of injury in the young dancer, followed by a description of screening procedures and a sample screening program. Physical therapy and resistance training are then covered, along with common conditions and injuries at the spine, hip, knee, and foot/ankle complex. There are chapters on the use of diagnostic and interventional ultrasound, nutrition and bone health, psychological matters such as anxiety, eating disorders, and peer relationships, and lastly the prevention of degenerative hip injuries.Prevention of Injuries in the Young Dancer is an essential resource with regard to the challenges facing aspiring young dancers. It is relevant reading for dance medicine, sports medicine, and orthopedic professionals, as well as dancers, their parents, and especially those persons who promote their careers.