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  • Fields, Forest, And Family

    Fields, Forest, And Family
    av Carol Ireson

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813337302

    After the Vietnam War, socialist governments ascended to power in all the countries of the former Indochina. In Laos, more than a decade of socialist reorganization was followed by economic liberalization in the late 1980s. Laotian women had traditi…

  • Modern Empires

    Modern Empires
    av Bonnie Smith

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813347530

    An overview of modern imperialism with a global view

  • Pop Culture Freaks

    Pop Culture Freaks
    av Dustin Kidd

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350875

    Utilizing each chapter to present core topical and timely examples, Pop Culture Freaks highlights the tension between inclusion and individuality that lies beneath mass media and commercial culture, using this tension as a point of entry to an other…

  • Casualties Of Community Disorder

    Casualties Of Community Disorder
    av Deborah Baskin

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813329949

    This book provides a detailed account of the criminal careers of 170 women who committed violent street crimes in New York City, describing their entry into criminal activities, their development into persistent street criminals, and, for some, thei…

  • The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    av John Carr

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786712342

    A profile based on the subject's personal archives describes such topics as Doyle's education at Stonyhurst and Edinburgh University, his Southsea medical practice, his two marriages, his forays into politics and spiritualism, his friendships with s…

  • The Community Justice Ideal

    The Community Justice Ideal
    av Todd R Clear

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813367668

    Over the past quarter-century, U.S. politicians have responded to the public's fear of crime by devoting ever more resources to building and strengthening the criminal justice apparatus, which as a result has grown tremendously in size and cost. Pol…

  • Reordering The World

    Reordering The World
    av George J Demko

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813334059

    Using an integrative approach to international relations, the second edition of Reordering the World returns the ?geo? to geopolitical analysis of current global issues. The contributors focus on key emerging world issues, such as spatial data techn…

  • Complexity, Entropy And The Physics Of Information

    Complexity, Entropy And The Physics Of Information
    av Wojciech H. Zurek

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201515060

    This book has emerged from a meeting held during the week of May 29 to June 2, 1989, at St. John’s College in Santa Fe under the auspices of the Santa Fe Institute. The (approximately 40) official participants as well as equally numerous ̶…

  • Free Expression in the Age of the Internet

    Free Expression in the Age of the Internet
    av Jeremy Lipschultz

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813391137

    In Free Expression in the Age of the Internet, Jeremy Lipschultz investigates the Internet and its potential for profound change, analyzing the use of its technology from social, political, and economic perspectives. Lipschultz provides new insights…

  • Civil Society

    Civil Society
    av Howard J. Wiarda

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813340777

    Civil Society focuses on the processes and politics of dismantling "corporate" (state directed) economies and political systems in the Third World. Howard Wiarda explores how this separation would create a move toward civil societies of free associa…

  • Understanding International Relations

    Understanding International Relations
    av Mary Durfee

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813345338

    Using real world examples, this book applies different international relations theories to case studies to demonstrate how these theories can be applied to the global political issues yet to come.

  • Empathy

    Empathy
    av Mark H Davis

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813330013

    Empathy has long been a topic of interest to psychologists, but it has been studied in a sometimes bewildering number of ways. In this volume, Mark Davis offers a thorough, evenhanded review of contemporary empathy research, especially work that has…

  • The Nature of the Nonprofit Sector and Understanding Nonprofit Organizations

    The Nature of the Nonprofit Sector and Understanding Nonprofit Organizations
    av J. Steven Ott

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349930

    This set features two texts edited by professors J. Steven Ott and Lisa A. Dicke: The Nature of the Nonprofit Sector, Third Edition, features classic and current readings on the existence, forms and functions of the nonprofit sector. Understanding N…

  • The Black Family

    The Black Family
    av Sadye Logan

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813367972

    With numerous selections designed to reinforce the goal of empowering clients to take charge of their lives, this revised and updated second edition of The Black Family serves a two-fold purpose. It extends the small but growing body of strength-ori…

  • Requiem For The Sudan

    Requiem For The Sudan
    av J. Millard Burr

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813321219

    After a decade of uneasy peace, the historic conflict between the Northern Sudanese, who identify with their Middle Eastern neighbors, and the Southern Sudanese, who are of African heritage, erupted into violent conflict in 1983. This ferocious civi…

  • Moral Authority, Ideology, And The Future Of American Social Welfare

    Moral Authority, Ideology, And The Future Of American Social Welfare
    av Andrew Dobelstein

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813333120

    This book suggests how welfare can be re-formed by taking the American ideological context as a road map for which welfare changes are possible and which are not, laying out a framework for welfare as America enters the twenty-first century.

  • Decentralization In Mexico

    Decentralization In Mexico
    av Victoria Rodriguez

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813327792

    This book assesses the impact of decentralization on Mexico’s intergovernmental relations and examines the constraints upon the devolution of political power from the center to the lower levels of government. It also discusses the distribution…

  • Green Planet Blues

    Green Planet Blues

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350936

    Revised and updated throughout, this unique anthology examines global environmental politics from a range of perspectives and captures the voices of both the powerless and the powerful. Paradigms of sustainability, environmental security, and ecolog…

  • Votes, Money, And The Clinton Impeachment

    Votes, Money, And The Clinton Impeachment
    av Irwin Morris

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813398082

    In the first in-depth examination of politics of the Clinton impeachment, Morris looks at the impact of local constituencies on impeachment rather than the popular press focus on partisan animosity and ethical standards. Though most legislators side…

  • Through The Looking Glass

    Through The Looking Glass
    av Dana Becker

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813333106

    To what extent is borderline personality disorder (BPD) a truly ?female? affliction given how women are socialized? This and other questions are addressed within the context of the historical relationship between women and madness, as well as women'…

  • Science For A Polite Society

    Science For A Polite Society
    av Geoffrey V. Sutton

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813315768

    Traditional accounts of the scientific revolution focus on such thinkers as Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton, and usually portray it as a process of steady, rational progress. There is another side to this story, and its protagonists are more likely…

  • The Democratic Dilemma of American Education

    The Democratic Dilemma of American Education
    av Arnold Shober

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813345369

    This compelling new book asks: How can American education policy be consistent with democratic ideals? Robust democracy is the combination of participation, self-rule, equality, understanding, and inclusion, but these norms can produce contradictory…

  • Hate Crimes and Ethnoviolence

    Hate Crimes and Ethnoviolence
    av Howard J Ehrlich

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813344454

    Over the past twenty years, Howard J. Ehrlich conducted the first national surveys of ethnoviolence, helped design the protocol for identifying hate crimes, and has served as the director of The Prejudice Institute. This collection of essays is the…

  • Pacific Century

    Pacific Century
    av Mark Borthwick

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813346670

    This book examines the role of the international financial system in the development of Pacific Asia and, conversely, the region's growing influence on North America and the world economy. It looks at the distant future, being devoted primarily to u…

  • Pacific Century

    Pacific Century
    av Mark Borthwick

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349817

  • Women And Microcredit In Rural Bangladesh

    Women And Microcredit In Rural Bangladesh
    av Aminur Rahman

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813339306

    The Grameen Bank of Bangladesh has been extending small loans to poor borrowers (primarily women) to promote self-employment and income generation since 1976. The apparent success of the Grameen Bank (that is, recruitment of clients, investment of l…

  • Celluloid Mushroom Clouds

    Celluloid Mushroom Clouds
    av Joyce Evans

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813391410

    Celluloid Mushroom Clouds is a historical account of how the movie industry responded to specific economic and political forces over the postwar years. Joyce Evans investigates the transformation of the imagery associated with atomic technology foun…

  • Keen's Latin American Civilization, 2-Volume SET

    Keen's Latin American Civilization, 2-Volume SET
    av Robert M. Buffington

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813348933

    The tenth edition of Keen's Latin American Civilization by Robert Buffington and Lila Caimari inaugurates a new era in the history of this classic anthology by dividing it into two volumes. The first volume retains most of the colonial period source…

  • Central Asia In Historical Perspective

    Central Asia In Historical Perspective
    av Beatrice Manz

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813336381

    Since the demise of Soviet power, the newly independent republics are redefining their identities and their relations with the world at large. In Central Asia, which lies at the crossroads of several cultures, the emerging trends are complex and amb…

  • Words That Wound

    Words That Wound
    av Mari J. Matsuda, Charles R., III Lawrence, Richard Delgado

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813368566

    Words, like sticks and stones, can assault; they can injure; they can exclude. In this important book, four prominent legal scholars from the tradition of critical race theory draw on the experience of injury from racist hate speech to develop a fir…

  • Betrayal Of Palestine

    Betrayal Of Palestine
    av Susan Boyle

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813337593

    This definitive biography of George Antonius tells the life story of a man who lived during a dramatic period of history, amid challenge that remains unresolved: the Palestine-Zionist conflict. Betrayal of Palestine is an important and innovative wo…

  • Mexico Megacity

    Mexico Megacity
    av James B Pick

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813337548

    With a population of 15 million persons in 1990, Mexico City is one of the world's largest cities. It is a famous center of civilizations and culture and one of the economic capitals of the Americas, but it also has serious social and economic probl…

  • Democracy and Democratization

    Democracy and Democratization
    av Georg Sorensen

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813343808

    What is democracy? What are the pitfalls and the positive potentials in the growing trend toward democratization? This book examines the prospects for democracy in the world today and frames the central dilemma confronting all states touched by the…

  • Race And Place

    Race And Place
    av John W. Frazier

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813340418

    This book addresses the issues in an empirical fashion after examining different sociological and geographic perspectives. It provides a basic understanding of the multi-faceted nature of racial inequalities in urban America, both in a broad context…

  • The Battle For Guatemala

    The Battle For Guatemala
    av Susanne Jonas

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813306148

    This book presents a contemporary history of Guatemala's thirty-year civil war, evaluating the central protagonists in the turbulent battle for Guatemala—rebels, death squads, and the United States power.

  • Promise Of Development

    Promise Of Development
    av Peter F Klaren

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813300078

    In recent years Latin Americanists have been among the most innovative and productive theorists of the uneven process of development. This collection of substantial selections from some of the most prominent theorists in the field represents a schol…

  • The Naked And The Undead

    The Naked And The Undead
    av Cynthia Freeland

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813365633

    Horror is often dismissed as mass art of lowbrow entertainment that produced only shirt-term thrills. Horror films can be bloody, gory and disturbing, so some people argue that they have bad moral effects, inciting viewers to imitate cinematic viole…

  • Understanding Multivariate Research

    Understanding Multivariate Research
    av William Berry

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813399713

    Although nearly all major social science departments offer graduate students training in quantitative methods, the typical sequencing of topics generally delays training in regression analysis and other multivariate techniques until a student's seco…

  • Brother Number One

    Brother Number One
    av David P Chandler

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813335100

    "Excellent and absorbing.... Indispensable to any attempt to understand the Khmer Rouge." -William Shawcross New York Review of Books "A dramatic account of Pol Pot's rise to power in 1975 and his direction of Cambodia's autogenocide.... David Chand…

  • Heavy Ion Reactions

    Heavy Ion Reactions
    av Ricardo A. Broglia

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813342832

    Combining elastic and inelastic processes with transfer reactions, this two-part volume explores how these events affect heavy ion collisions. Special attention is given to processes involving the transfer of two nucleons, which are specific for pro…

  • The Skull Beneath The Skin

    The Skull Beneath The Skin
    av Mark Huband

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813341125

    In The Skull Beneath the Skin: Africa After the Cold War award-winning journalist Mark Huband argues that foreign involvement in Africa - whether by colonialists, financial donors, armies, political reformers, or Cold War protagonists - has been the…

  • Cultural Theory

    Cultural Theory
    av Michael Thompson

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813378640

    Why do people want what they want? Why does one person see the world as a place to control, while another feels controlled by the world? A useful theory of culture, the authors contend, should start with these questions, and the answers, given diffe…

  • Political Anthropology

    Political Anthropology
    av Donald V Kurtz

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813338040

    Politics is all about power, and power--its composition, creation, and use--pervades this unique and clearly written assessment of the paradigms by which anthropologists explain and understand political phenomena. In Political Anthropology, Donald V…

  • Symbolism

    Symbolism
    av Robert Goldwater

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780064300957

    This encyclopedic guide explores the rich and varied meanings of more than 2,000 symbols?from amethyst to Zodiac.

  • Reconceptualizing The Peasantry

    Reconceptualizing The Peasantry
    av Michael Kearney

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813309880

    The concept of ?peasant? has been constructed from residual images of pre-industrial European and colonial rural society. Spurred by Romantic sensibilities and modern nationalist imaginations, the images the word peasant brings to mind are anachroni…

  • Connecting Social Problems and Popular Culture

    Connecting Social Problems and Popular Culture
    av Karen Sternheimer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813347233

    Is violence on the streets caused by violence in video games? Does cyber-bullying lead to an increase in suicide rates? Are teens promiscuous because of Teen Mom? As Karen Sternheimer clearly demonstrates, popular culture is an easy scapegoat for ma…

  • Normative Ethics

    Normative Ethics
    av Shelly Kagan

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813308463

    Providing a thorough introduction to current philosophical views on morality, Normative Ethics examines an act's rightness or wrongness in light of such factors as consequences, harm, and consent. Shelly Kagan offers a division between moral factors…

  • Superconductivity Of Metals And Alloys

    Superconductivity Of Metals And Alloys
    av P. G. De Gennes

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738201016

    Drawn from the author's introductory course at the University of Orsay, Superconductivity of Metals and Alloys is intended to explain the basic knowledge of superconductivity for both experimentalists and theoreticians. These notes begin with an ele…

  • Institutions And Democratic Statecraft

    Institutions And Democratic Statecraft
    av Metin Heper

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813366920

    This volume of fifteen original essays examines the role of political institutions in establishing democratic stability around the globe. Leading scholars survey well-established democracies, such as the United States, Great Britain, Canada, Austral…

  • Philosophies Of Science

    Philosophies Of Science
    av Jane Duran

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813333250

    This book presents the feminist critique of science and the philosophy of science in such a way that students of philosophy of science, philosophers, feminist theorists, and scientists will find the material accessible and intellectually rigorous.

  • The Nude

    The Nude
    av Richard Leppert

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813343501

    The Nude explores some of the principal ways that paintings of the nude function in the conflicted terrain of culture and society in Europe and America from the fifteenth through twentieth centuries, as set against questions about human sexuality th…