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  • Female Circumcision and the Politics of Knowledge

    Female Circumcision and the Politics of Knowledge
    av Obioma Nnaemeka

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780897898652

    Heated debates about and insurgencies against female circumcision are symptoms of a disease emanating from a mindset that produced hierarchies of humans, conquered colonies, and built empires. The loss of colonies and empires does not in any way mit…

  • Female Circumcision and the Politics of Knowledge

    Female Circumcision and the Politics of Knowledge
    av Obioma Nnaemeka

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780897898645

    Heated debates about and insurgencies against female circumcision are symptoms of a disease emanating from a mindset that produced hierarchies of humans, conquered colonies, and built empires. The loss of colonies and empires does not in any way mit…

  • Fighting Power

    Fighting Power
    av Martin van Creveld

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313091575

    Analyses the performance of two key parties engaged in fighting during World War II.

  • Fighting Power

    Fighting Power
    av Martin van Creveld

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313233333

  • Internal War

    Internal War
    av Harry Eckstein

    Inbunden - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313224515

    Using illustrations from past and current internal wars, thirteen social scientists here apply their many perspectives--derived from the fields of sociology, political science, and economics--to a variety of aspects of internal wars.

  • Advancing the Common Good

    Advancing the Common Good
    av Philip Kotler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440872440

    In Advancing the Common Good, stories of prominent reformers fighting for the Common Good will inspire concerned readers and voters and help them recognize which actions and proposals will substantially elevate the happiness and well-being of citize…

  • Commodity Chains and Global Capitalism

    Commodity Chains and Global Capitalism

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275945732

    The current restructuring of the world-economy under global capitalism has further integrated international trade and production. It thus has brought to the fore the key role of commodity chains in the relationships of capital, labor, and states. Co…

  • Commodity Chains and Global Capitalism

    Commodity Chains and Global Capitalism

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313289149

    The current restructuring of the world-economy under global capitalism has further integrated international trade and production. It thus has brought to the fore the key role of commodity chains in the relationships of capital, labor, and states. Co…

  • The Sound of Stevie Wonder

    The Sound of Stevie Wonder
    av James E. Perone

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275987237

    Since his professional debut in 1962, Stevie Wonder has recorded sixty-four singles that have made the Billboard top 100, including ten that reached number one. Wonder was one of the first Motown artists to have complete control over the writing, ar…

  • Islam vs. Islamism

    Islam vs. Islamism
    av Peter R. Demant

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275990787

    Islam vs. Islamism introduces the Islamic world's diversity, conflicts, and dilemmas-its origins, extraordinary creativity, and current crisis, the result of its unhappy encounter with Western modernity. Particular attention is given to Islamism, Is…

  • Feeling Lonesome

    Feeling Lonesome
    av Ben Lazare Mijuskovic

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440840289

    This book presents an intricate, interdisciplinary evaluation of loneliness that examines the relation of consciousness to loneliness. It views loneliness from the inside as a universal human condition rather than attempting to explain it away as an…

  • 20th-Century Microtonal Notation

    20th-Century Microtonal Notation
    av Gardner Read

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313273988

    No other book has covered the subject of 20th-century microtonal notation in such depth as this comprehensive guide book. 20th-Century Microtonal Notation surveys the many attempts to notate various microtonal divisions of the octave in our western…

  • Roots of Haiti's Vodou-Christian Faith

    Roots of Haiti's Vodou-Christian Faith
    av R. Murray Thomas

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440832031

    This book traces the development of Haiti's combined Vodou-Christian religion from 1500 to the present and explains how this combination of distinct faiths coalesces in a coherent belief system.What are the historical reasons for the popularity of t…

  • On Air Defense

    On Air Defense
    av James D. Crabtree

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275949396

    This book is a study of all aspects of air defense from its beginnings during the French Revolution when artillery gunners tried to hit primitive balloons with their cannons to the use of Patriot missiles in the Gulf War to shoot down tactical balli…

  • TITANIC LEGACY

    TITANIC LEGACY
    av Paul Heyer

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275953522

    This is the first book to deal exclusively with the influence and meaning of what media historian Paul Heyer calls our century's first collective nightmare. Using contemporary as well as archival sources, he explores a series of intriguing questions…

  • Who's in Charge?

    Who's in Charge?
    av Laura H. Kahn

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440878176

    With a new preface assessing leadership responses to the coronavirus pandemic, this text explores leadership problems that can develop during such public health crises as the 2001 anthrax attacks, 2003 SARS epidemic, and Mad Cow Disease epidemic of…

  • Understanding Victory

    Understanding Victory
    av Geoffrey Till

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275987244

    Using four warship-centered examples, this book shows how naval battles are won or lost-and how technological advantage is rarely as decisive in defeat or victory as is often claimed.Providing a unique assessment of naval strategy and historic outco…

  • On Infantry, 2nd Edition

    On Infantry, 2nd Edition
    av John A. English

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275949723

    Another volume in Praeger's The Military Profession series, this revised edition of the 1984 Praeger classic tells the story of infantry in the 20th century and its impact on the major conflicts of our time. Its purpose is to provide the reader--whe…

  • The Politics of Religious Apostasy

    The Politics of Religious Apostasy
    av David G. Bromley

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275955083

    The current controversy surrounding new religions has brought to the forefront the role of apostates. These individuals leave highly controversial movements and assume roles in other organizations as public opponents against their former movements.…

  • The Invisible Church

    The Invisible Church
    av J. Pittman McGehee

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313365300

    While nearly half of Americans identify themselves with a fundamentalist brand of religion, and a sizable minority has rejected religion altogether, there is a vast middle ground. This book is aimed at that huge group of people who describe themselv…

  • Coming Home to Passion

    Coming Home to Passion
    av Ruth Cohn

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313392122

    This book offers a detailed road map for overcoming sexual and relationship impasses originating from painful childhood experiences.Large numbers of adults with histories of childhood trauma and neglect suffer persistent relationship and sexual diff…

  • Harlem

    Harlem
    av Lionel C. Bascom

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440842689

    Focusing on the contributions of civic reformers and political architects who arrived in New York in the early decades of the 20th century, this book explores the wide array of sweeping social reforms and radical racial demands first conceived of an…

  • The Cicero Spy Affair

    The Cicero Spy Affair
    av Richard Wires

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275964566

    The episode of the opportunistic valet of Britain's ambassador to neutral Turkey during World War II-dubbed Cicero for the eloquence of the top-secret material he appropriated from his employer Sir Hughe Knatchbull-Hugessen and sold to the Nazis-is…

  • Per Olov Enquist

    Per Olov Enquist
    av Ross Shideler

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313242366

    Ross Shideler offers an in-depth introduction to the works of Per Olov Enquist and discusses the writer's central themes and the imagery and motifs he uses to develop them. This in-depth study begins with a brief introduction to the social and liter…

  • Psychology of Champions

    Psychology of Champions
    av James J. Barrell

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313354366

    The first book to gather firsthand accounts of successful practices, and thinking habits, of sports legends and super-athletes-from across sports including football, baseball, basketball, boxing, golf, car-racing, and swimming-this work holds lesson…

  • Educational Psychology

    Educational Psychology
    av Jennifer L. Martin

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440864490

    A comprehensive introduction to educational psychology, this volume is inclusive of all of the essentials-covering history, profiles, theories, applications, research, case studies, current events, issues, controversies, and more.Focused on human le…

  • On Armor

    On Armor
    av Bruce I. Gudmundsson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275950200

    On Armor tells three important and interconnected stories. The first is a tale of a technology, in particular, the rise and fall of the main battle tank-a type of armored vehicle that came to dominate land warfare in the middle of the 20th century b…

  • On Armor

    On Armor
    av Bruce I. Gudmundsson

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275950194

    On Armor tells three important and interconnected stories. The first is a tale of a technology, in particular, the rise and fall of the main battle tank-a type of armored vehicle that came to dominate land warfare in the middle of the 20th century b…

  • Between Two Ages

    Between Two Ages
    av Zbigniew Brzezinski

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313234989

  • Roots of Tragedy

    Roots of Tragedy
    av Lisle Rose

    Inbunden - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780837185927

  • Challenging de Gaulle

    Challenging de Gaulle
    av Alexandr Harrison

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275927912

    This unique volume tells the story of the Algerian counterrevolution from the viewpoint of the ordinary foot soldier in the O.A.S. (Organisation Armee Secrete). In a series of interviews with former O.A.S. participants, and using many unpublished do…

  • Izetbegovic of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Izetbegovic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
    av Alija Izetbegovi'c

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275972875

    As the leading Muslim political spokesman and intellectual, Izetbegovi'c was imprisoned by the Yugoslavian government in 1983 for a 14-year sentence. During the six years he served in prison, Izetbegovi'c wrote notes on life issues, religion and cul…

  • Organizations and the Psychological Contract

    Organizations and the Psychological Contract
    av Peter J. Makin

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275956851

    Contracts in employment are of two kinds: the formal, written contract and the equally important, informal and unwritten psychological contract-how people think they should be treated. Both involve rights, obligations and expectations on the part of…

  • Organizations and the Psychological Contract

    Organizations and the Psychological Contract
    av Peter J. Makin

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781567200911

    Contracts in employment are of two kinds: the formal, written contract and the equally important, informal and unwritten psychological contract-how people think they should be treated. Both involve rights, obligations and expectations on the part of…

  • The Evolution of Blitzkrieg Tactics

    The Evolution of Blitzkrieg Tactics
    av Robert M. Citino

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313256318

    This study provides a tactical, strategic, and operational view of the interwar German army as a fighting organization. The book describes in detail the process by which the Reichswehr attempted the accomplishment of its principal task--that of defe…

  • Art, Glitter, and Glitz

    Art, Glitter, and Glitz

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313324673

    The theatre and drama of the 1920s reflects a great synergy of art, glitter, and glitz-a decade of experimentation and incubation for mainstream American playwrights coexisting with important revivals of European playwrights and Shakespeare, a flour…

  • Cracking the Highest Glass Ceiling

    Cracking the Highest Glass Ceiling

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313382482

    This examination of the role of gender stereotyping in media coverage of executive elections uses nine case studies from around the world to provide a unique comparative perspective.In recent years, more and more high-profile women candidates have b…

  • Bioterror

    Bioterror
    av R. William Johnstone

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440836046

    This book uses the 2001 anthrax attacks as its point of departure for an analysis of the past, present, and future of America's preparedness to deal with major challenges to public health, including bioterrorism and pandemic flu. The study identifie…

  • Bioterror

    Bioterror
    av R. William Johnstone

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275993269

    This book uses the 2001 anthrax attacks as its point of departure for an analysis of the past, present, and future of America's preparedness to deal with major challenges to public health, including bioterrorism and pandemic flu. The study identifie…

  • New Directions in Progressive Relaxation Training

    New Directions in Progressive Relaxation Training
    av Douglas A. Bernstein

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275968373

    Psychotherapy continues to progress at a remarkable rate as researchers become more creative in the development and application of a wide variety of empirically tested techniques. Older techniques have been refined and newer ones have emerged. Both…

  • New Directions in Progressive Relaxation Training

    New Directions in Progressive Relaxation Training
    av Douglas A. Bernstein

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275963187

    Psychotherapy continues to progress at a remarkable rate as researchers become more creative in the development and application of a wide variety of empirically tested techniques. Older techniques have been refined and newer ones have emerged. Both…

  • The Future of Biological Weapons

    The Future of Biological Weapons
    av Barend Ter Haar

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275941017

    The know-how and materials required to produce biological warfare agents are the same as those required for medical and veterinary products; biological warfare technology is quickly spreading across the globe. In this new study, Barend ter Haar argu…

  • The Future of Biological Weapons

    The Future of Biological Weapons
    av Barend Ter Haar

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275941000

    The know-how and materials required to produce biological warfare agents are the same as those required for medical and veterinary products; biological warfare technology is quickly spreading across the globe. In this new study, Barend ter Haar argu…

  • A New Iraq

    A New Iraq
    av Frederick W. Axelgard

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275930141

    The volume analyzes the political and economic effects of the Iran-Iraq war upon Iraq, focusing on whether the war has united Iraqi society in a way that has not happened since the country was established in 1920. It opens with an examination of Ira…

  • America in the Sixties--Right, Left, and Center

    America in the Sixties--Right, Left, and Center

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275955168

    Unlike other works, America in the Sixties looks at the era from the perspective of new leftists, liberals, and conservatives, providing readers with the opportunity to see this seminal decade more fully and richly than they could before. It include…

  • Essentials of Counterterrorism

    Essentials of Counterterrorism

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440834707

    A comprehensive overview of counterterrorism that examines key aspects of the fight against terrorism, including intelligence, law enforcement, the military, financial and criminal activity, ethics, and social media.Recent terrorist actions in the U…

  • Essentials of Counterterrorism

    Essentials of Counterterrorism

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440832833

    A comprehensive overview of counterterrorism that examines key aspects of the fight against terrorism, including intelligence, law enforcement, the military, financial and criminal activity, ethics, and social media.Recent terrorist actions in the U…

  • The Self and Others

    The Self and Others

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275976255

    This volume focuses on relations between the self and other individuals, the self and groups, and the self and context. Leading scholars in the field of positioning theory present the newest developments from this field on human social relations. Th…

  • The Self and Others

    The Self and Others
    av Rom Harre

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275976248

    This volume focuses on relations between the self and other individuals, the self and groups, and the self and context. Leading scholars in the field of positioning theory present the newest developments from this field on human social relations. Th…

  • Logistics in the National Defense

    Logistics in the National Defense
    av Joyce Cain Fiske

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313227165

    The author develops the concept that logistics constitute a bridge between the national economy and the combat forces. He explains the role of the civilian as well as of the professional, and discusses the differences in their modes of thought and m…

  • Modern Welfare States

    Modern Welfare States
    av Eric S. Einhorn

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275950583

    Einhorn and Logue analyze the political, economic, and social challenges facing five small, affluent, and advanced industrial democracies in Scandinavia: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Updated and expanded from its successful predece…

  • Modern Welfare States

    Modern Welfare States
    av Eric S. Einhorn

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275950446

    Einhorn and Logue analyze the political, economic, and social challenges facing five small, affluent, and advanced industrial democracies in Scandinavia: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Updated and expanded from its successful predece…

  • Determinants and Matrices

    Determinants and Matrices
    av A. C. Aitken

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313232947

    This book begins with a brief account of matrices and matrix algebra, and derives the theory of determinants by the aid of matrix notation, in an order suggested by a naturally alternating development of both subjects.

  • A Military History of the Ottomans

    A Military History of the Ottomans
    av Mesut Uyar

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275988760

    The Ottoman Army had a significant effect on the history of the modern world and particularly on that of the Middle East and Europe. This study, written by a Turkish and an American scholar, is a revision and corrective to western accounts because i…

  • Intelligence Analysis

    Intelligence Analysis
    av Wayne Michael Hall

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313382659

    This book offers a vast conceptual and theoretical exploration of the ways intelligence analysis must change in order to succeed against today's most dangerous combatants and most complex irregular theatres of conflict.Intelligence Analysis: How to…

  • Modernization, Democracy, and Islam

    Modernization, Democracy, and Islam

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275985301

    The Islamic world has a poor record in terms of modernization and democracy. However, the source of this situation is not religion, but factors including colonialism, international economic and trading systems, and the role of the military, among ot…

  • Modernization, Democracy, and Islam

    Modernization, Democracy, and Islam

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275985110

    The Islamic world has a poor record in terms of modernization and democracy. However, the source of this situation is not religion, but factors including colonialism, international economic and trading systems, and the role of the military, among ot…

  • Conceptualizing Sexual Harassment as Discursive Practice

    Conceptualizing Sexual Harassment as Discursive Practice
    av Shereen G. Bingham

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275945930

    This is an interdisciplinary approach to sexual harassment that examines the meaning of concepts such as discourse, power, ideology, sexuality, and abuse. The essays explore discursive practice as a way of understanding sexual harassment, how it is…

  • Inventing the Future

    Inventing the Future
    av Stan A. Hannah

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781567504514

    Inventing the Future: Information services for a New Millenium is a sequel to Harris and Hannah's 1998 book Into the Future. In this book they move beyond the rhetorical contests about the future of the library and turn their attention to the more p…

  • Inventing the Future

    Inventing the Future
    av Stan A. Hannah

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781567504507

    Inventing the Future: Information services for a New Millenium is a sequel to Harris and Hannah's 1998 book Into the Future. In this book they move beyond the rhetorical contests about the future of the library and turn their attention to the more p…

  • Friendship and Peer Culture in the Early Years

    Friendship and Peer Culture in the Early Years
    av W. Corsaro

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780893912567

    Based on a year-long micro-ethnography of a nursery school, this book presents a unique approach to childhood socialization by focusing directly upon the social, interactive, and communicative processes that make up the world of young children. It c…

  • Friendship and Peer Culture in the Early Years

    Friendship and Peer Culture in the Early Years
    av W. Corsaro

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780893911744

    Based on a year-long micro-ethnography of a nursery school, this book presents a unique approach to childhood socialization by focusing directly upon the social, interactive, and communicative processes that make up the world of young children. It c…

  • The Silent Holocaust

    The Silent Holocaust
    av Rene Spodheim

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313279850

    We commonly associate the term Holocaust with Nuremberg and Kristallnacht, the Warsaw and Vilna ghettos, Auschwitz and Treblinka. Appearing as they do in countless books and films, these symbols of hatred penetrate our consciousness, memory, and his…

  • Understanding Jonestown and Peoples Temple

    Understanding Jonestown and Peoples Temple
    av Rebecca Moore

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440864797

    This in-depth investigation of Peoples Temple and its tragic end at Jonestown corrects sensationalized misunderstandings of the group and places its individual members within the broader context of religion in America.Most people understand Peoples…

  • Understanding Jonestown and Peoples Temple

    Understanding Jonestown and Peoples Temple
    av Rebecca Moore

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313352515

    Most people understand Peoples Temple through its violent end in Jonestown, Guyana in 1978, where more than 900 Americans committed murder and suicide in a jungle commune. Media coverage of the event sensationalized the group and obscured the backgr…