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  • Religion and Politics in the Middle East

    Religion and Politics in the Middle East
    av Robert D. Lee

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813348735

    This innovative book analyzes the relationship between religion and politics in the Middle East through a comparative study of five countries: Egypt, Israel, Turkey, Iran, and Saudi Arabia. Robert D. Lee examines each country in terms of four domain…

  • Congressional Politics

    Congressional Politics
    av Leroy N Rieselbach

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813324586

    A revised and updated Congress text. A year on Capitol Hill in 1993 gave Congressional authority Leroy Rieselbach many examples with which to illustrate traditional topics such as rules, committees, and norms, as well as evolving issues such as the…

  • Contemporary Israel

    Contemporary Israel
    av Robert O Freedman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813343853

    This book provides the reader with a balanced understanding of both the dynamism and the complexity of Israeli politics. It is devoted to Israel's domestic politics which includes right-wing and left-wing parties, Israel's main interest-group partie…

  • Evolutionism In Cultural Anthropology

    Evolutionism In Cultural Anthropology
    av Robert L. Carneiro

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813337661

    Evolutionism in Cultural Anthropologytraces the interaction of evolutionary thought and anthropological theory from Herbert Spencer to the twenty-first century. It is a focused examination of how the idea of evolution has continued to provide anthro…

  • Royal Courts Of The Ancient Maya

    Royal Courts Of The Ancient Maya
    av Takeshi Inomata

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813336404

    This book provides theory, comparison, and synthesis to establish a carefully considered framework for approaching the study of courts and their functions throughout the world of the ancient Maya. It is based on the annual meeting of the American An…

  • Inequality in America

    Inequality in America
    av Stephen Caliendo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350530

    Why does inequality have such a hold on American society and public policy? And what can we, as citizens, do about it? Inequality in America takes an in-depth look at race, class and gender-based inequality, across a wide range of issues from housin…

  • Essentials Of Political Research

    Essentials Of Political Research
    av Alan Monroe

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813368665

    This text is a complete introduction to reseah methods in political science, covering all the topics typically included in a one semester undergraduate-level course. h concentrates on the basics of what a student needs to know how to do in order to…

  • The Divided Democrats

    The Divided Democrats
    av William G. Mayer

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813326801

    Do Democrats have greater difficulty maintaining party unity than Republicans? William Mayer argues that they do, chiefly because the Democrats are a more ideologically diverse, less cohesive party. After extensively documenting the Democrats' tradi…

  • Continuity And Change In Rural Russia A Geographical Perspective

    Continuity And Change In Rural Russia A Geographical Perspective
    av Gregory Ioffe

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813336343

    Contrary to the viewpoint of many Western scholars, the authors of this penetrating analysis argue that private farming is not a viable option in Russia's future. Instead, a convergence of Soviet-style subsidiary farming with traditional and reorgan…

  • Presidential Power

    Presidential Power
    av John P. Burke

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349671

    Presidential power is perhaps one of the most central issues in the study of the American presidency. Since Richard E. Neustadt's classic study, first published in 1960, there has not been a book that thoroughly examines the issue of presidential po…

  • Remembering and Forgetting

    Remembering and Forgetting
    av Gerrit W. Gong

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892062843

    Many of the conflicts that have divided parts of East Asia for the past 50 years remain unresolved, such as competing claims between the People's Republic of China and Taiwan, past Japanese militarism and colonialism in the region, and the division…

  • No Foreign Food

    No Foreign Food
    av Richard Pillsbury

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813327396

    “Reading Richard Pillsbury’s remarkable No Foreign Food, like the grand opening of a new restaurant in one’s neighborhood, is an exciting and pleasurable event. He engagingly chronicles the amazing diversity of America’s food…

  • Revolutionary Multiculturalism

    Revolutionary Multiculturalism
    av Peter Mclaren

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813325712

    This work by one of North America's leading educational theorists and cultural critics culminates a decade of social analyses that focuses on the political economy of schooling, Paulo Freire and literacy education, hip-hop culture, and multicultural…

  • Television And The Crisis Of Democracy

    Television And The Crisis Of Democracy
    av Douglas Kellner

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813305493

    "This is one of the best books I've read on the changing relationship of television to society. It provides a very good analysis of theoretical perspectives on television and makes excellent use of critical theory. An accessible book that at the sam…

  • The Guerilla Dynasty

    The Guerilla Dynasty
    av Adrian Buzo

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813336596

    Throughout the 1990s, North Korea has operated under a skeptical international eye, due largely to the country's rigorous self-imposed isolation, its on-going confrontation with South Korea, a controversial nuclear arms program, and the near-total c…

  • Impossible Dreams

    Impossible Dreams
    av Susan Babbitt

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813326405

    Conventional wisdom and commonsense morality tend to take the integrity of persons for granted. But for people in systematically unjust societies, self-respect and human dignity may prove to be impossible dreams.Susan Babbitt explores the implicatio…

  • Social Stratification

    Social Stratification
    av David B. Grusky

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813346717

    The book covers the research on economic inequality, including the social construction of racial categories, the uneven and stalled gender revolution, and the role of new educational forms and institutions in generating both equality and inequality.

  • Women and Politics

    Women and Politics
    av Lynne Ford

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350813

    Women and Politics is a comprehensive examination of women's use of politics in pursuit of gender equality. How can demands for gender equality be reconciled with sex differences? Resolving this paradoxical question has proceeded along two paths: th…

  • Laogai--the Chinese Gulag

    Laogai--the Chinese Gulag
    av Hongda Harry Wu

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813317694

    "Avoiding sensationalism or self-pity, what Mr. Wu has given us is the unemotional and authoritative reference work long needed to complement the vivid but anecdotal accounts of individual prisoners. . . . a comprehensive . . . expose, laying out, i…

  • Staging Gay Lives

    Staging Gay Lives
    av John M Clum

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813325057

    Created for general and scholarly audiences alike, this volume offers ten of the best recent plays by and about gay men, all of which have been successfully produced and critically acclaimed in the United States and England. The playwrights, who ref…

  • The Other Side Of The Frontier

    The Other Side Of The Frontier
    av Linda L Barrington

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813333960

    A collection of essays by renowned scholars of Native American economic history, The Other Side of the Frontier presents one of the first in-depth studies of the complex interaction between the history of Native American economic development and the…

  • The Psychology Of Religion

    The Psychology Of Religion
    av Bernard Spilka

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813329475

    Theory in the psychology of religion is in a state of rapid development, and the present volume demonstrates how various positions in this field may be translated into original foundational work that will in turn encourage exploration in many direct…

  • The Matrix Of Language

    The Matrix Of Language
    av Donald Brenneis

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813323213

    The Matrix of Language introduces students and other readers to recent debates in the study of language and culture. The articles in this anthology, selected for their readability, present a range of methodological approaches and well-known case stu…

  • Social Media Freaks

    Social Media Freaks
    av Dustin Kidd

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350660

    Social media has been transforming American and global cultural life for over a decade. It has flattened the divide between producer and audience found in other forms of culture while also enriching some massive corporations. At the core of Social M…

  • Theorizing Feminism

    Theorizing Feminism
    av Anne C. Herrmann

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813367880

    In the past three decades, feminist scholars have produced an extraordinary rich body of theoretical writing in humanities and social science disciplines. This revised and updated second edition of Theorizing Feminism: Parallel Trends in the Humanit…

  • Classics Of Administrative Ethics

    Classics Of Administrative Ethics
    av Willa Marie Bruce

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813398112

    This anthology will be appropriate for administrative ethics classes and professional thinking in public administration at both the masters and doctoral levels. It is a collection of administrative ethics articles published in journals of the Americ…

  • Muslim Youth

    Muslim Youth
    av Colette Harris

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813342948

    This book presents a compelling ethnography of the changes Tajikistan faces at the turn of the twenty-first century as seen through the eyes of its youth. It discusses the ethnographic gaze on the tremendous cultural changes being played out in post…

  • Numerical Analysis

    Numerical Analysis
    av Donald Greenspan

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201406924

    This book is designed for a first course in numerical analysis. It differs considerably from other such texts in its choice of topics.

  • Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, And The Uae

    Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, And The Uae
    av Anthony H Cordesman

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813332406

    This volume examines the changing economic and internal security challenges faced by the Gulf countries and the problems they face with Iran, Iraq, and other Gulf states. The special military and security needs of Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, and the Unite…

  • Ethnic Conflict In World Politics

    Ethnic Conflict In World Politics
    av Barbara Harff

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813398402

    This second edition of Ethnic Conflict in World Politics is an introduction to a new era in which civil society, states, and international actors attempt to channel ethnic challenges to world order and security into conventional politics. From Afric…

  • Southeast Asia in the New International Era

    Southeast Asia in the New International Era
    av Robert Dayley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350110

    Southeast Asia in the New International Era, seventh edition, provides readers with up-to-date coverage on a vibrant region home to more than 600 million people, vast cultural diversity, and dynamic globalized markets. Sensitive to historical legaci…

  • Sentinel Under Siege

    Sentinel Under Siege
    av Stanley E Flink

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813333458

    If the unexamined life is not worth living, surely the unexamined media is not worth heeding. Sentinel Under Siege traces the evolution of the media in the United States and its capacity to examine and regulate itself, from its earliest colonial roo…

  • Angola

    Angola
    av Inge Tvedten

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813333359

    After more than twenty years of devastating civil war, Angola is slowly moving toward peace and reconciliation. In this accessible introduction to one of the most resource-rich countries in Africa, Inge Tvedten traces Angola’s turbulent past w…

  • The New American Politics

    The New American Politics
    av Bryan D Jones

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813319735

    Was 1992 a realigning election? Did the midterm elections of 1994 realign the realignment? Will 1996 carry the United States forward on yet another changed trajectory? In this volume of original essays, leading political scientists examine key compo…

  • Gender And Work In Today's World

    Gender And Work In Today's World
    av Nancy Sacks

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813341927

    Promoting gender equality through balanced analysis of both sexes, Gender and work in Today's World: A Reader explores the experiences of both men and women in the work force, focussing especially on gender-non-traditional jobs (i.e. men as nursed a…

  • Magical Writing In Salasaca

    Magical Writing In Salasaca
    av Peter Wogan

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813341514

    This book demonstrates that the beliefs about writing reflect extensive contact with birth certificates, baptism records, and other church and state documents. It reviews Ecuadorian history to identify the specific documentation sources that have mo…

  • American Artists On Art

    American Artists On Art
    av Ellen H. Johnson

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780064301121

    From the Preface:The fact that so much of modern art has devoted itself to the exploration and assertion of its own identity is reflected in, but does not explain, the increasing amount of writing and talking on the part of contemporary artists. Rat…

  • Quest For The Jade Sea

    Quest For The Jade Sea
    av Pascal James Imperato

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813327921

    The last of the major African lakes to be visited by European travelers in the late nineteenth century, Lake Rudolf lies in the eastern arm of the great Rift Valley in present-day northern Kenya, near the Ethiopian border. Also known as Lake Turkana…

  • Visions Of Virtue In Popular Film

    Visions Of Virtue In Popular Film
    av Joseph Kupfer

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813367217

    Visions of Virtue in Popular Film grows out of the interplay between film criticism and a philosophical view of virtue. Joseph H. Kupfer argues that film fictions can be integral to moral reflection, and thus by examining the narrative and cinematic…

  • Italy

    Italy
    av Spencer M. DiScala

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813344133

    This essential book fills a serious gap in the field by synthesizing modern Italian history and placing it in a fully European context. Emphasizing globalization, Italy traces the country's transformation from a land of emigration to one of immigrat…

  • The Renaissance Artist At Work

    The Renaissance Artist At Work
    av Bruce Cole

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780064301299

    This book gives the necessary background for the study and appreciation of Italian painting and sculpture from about 1250 to 1550. It tells how the artists learned their craft, the organization of their workshops, and the guilds they belonged to; ho…

  • Eaters Of The Dry Season

    Eaters Of The Dry Season
    av David Rain

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813338729

    "A remarkable blend of geography, demography, sociology, development economics, history, cultural anthropology, ecology, politics, sharia (Muslim religious law), and government policies.... This book dispels many misconceptions and is an education i…

  • Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements

    Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements
    av James DeFronzo

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349244

    With crucial insights and indispensable information concerning modern-day political upheavals, Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements provides a representative cross section of the most significant revolutions of the twentieth and twenty-first cent…

  • Faces Of Feminism

    Faces Of Feminism
    av Sheila Tobias

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813328430

    As one of the main players in the second wave of feminism, Sheila Tobias returns to Kate Millet's central tenet, ?sexual politics,? and argues that it can still unite progressive men and women around a common set of goals. Providing a map of a compl…

  • The Left Strikes Back

    The Left Strikes Back
    av James Petras

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813338927

    James Petras shows that the current stage of capital globalization and the weakening of the ability of established popular groups to defend themselves have generated an important organized response on the part of those whose standard of living is mo…

  • The Regional Governing Of Metropolitan America

    The Regional Governing Of Metropolitan America
    av David Miller

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813398075

    The book explores the regional governing of metropolitan America in a comprehensive and systematic fashion. It reviews the financial system of state and local government at the broadest possible level?the national level?and explores the relationship…

  • Introduction To The Theory Of Neural Computation

    Introduction To The Theory Of Neural Computation
    av John A. Hertz

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201515602

    Comprehensive introduction to the neural network models currently under intensive study for computational applications. It also provides coverage of neural network applications in a variety of problems of both theoretical and practical interest.

  • Aristotle And Moral Realism

    Aristotle And Moral Realism
    av Robert A Heinaman

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813391045

    This volume of essays brings together scholars of ancient philosophy and some of today's most distinguished moral philosophers to discuss Aristotle's ethics and the problems of moral realism. One of the central and perennial philosophical problems i…

  • Copyrighting Culture

    Copyrighting Culture
    av Ronald V. Bettig

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813333045

    Launching into a complete analysis of copyright law in our capitalistic and hegemonistic political system, Ronald Bettig uncovers the power of the wealthy few to expand their fortunes through the ownership and manipulation of intellectual property.…

  • Privatization

    Privatization
    av Graeme Hodge

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813366814

    Contracting out public sector services and divesting public enterprises are reforms that have enjoyed widespread global popularity in recent years. Better services, lower prices and greater accountability are the promises made by politicians, senior…