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  • Climate Change

    Climate Change
    av Joseph Romm

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190866105

    "This is, for my money, the best single-source primer on the state of climate change." (New York Magazine)"The right book at the right time: accessible, comprehensive, unflinching, humane." (The Daily Beast)"A must-read." (The Guardian)The essential…

  • Climate Change

    Climate Change
    av Joseph Romm

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190866112

    "This is, for my money, the best single-source primer on the state of climate change." (New York Magazine)"The right book at the right time: accessible, comprehensive, unflinching, humane." (The Daily Beast)"A must-read." (The Guardian)The essential…

  • The Arctic

    The Arctic
    av Klaus Dodds

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190649807

    As the threat of global climate change becomes a reality, many look to the Arctic Ocean to predict coming environmental phenomena. There, the consequences of Earth's warming trend are most immediately observable in the multi-year and perennial ice t…

  • The Arctic

    The Arctic
    av Klaus Dodds

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190649814

    As the threat of global climate change becomes a reality, many look to the Arctic Ocean to predict coming environmental phenomena. There, the consequences of Earth's warming trend are most immediately observable in the multi-year and perennial ice t…

  • The News Media

    The News Media
    av C.W. Anderson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190206208

    The business of journalism has an extensive, storied, and often romanticized history. Newspaper reporting has long shaped the way that we see the world, played key roles in exposing scandals, and has even been alleged to influence international poli…

  • The News Media

    The News Media
    av C.W. Anderson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190206192

    The business of journalism has an extensive, storied, and often romanticized history. Newspaper reporting has long shaped the way that we see the world, played key roles in exposing scandals, and has even been alleged to influence international poli…

  • The Arab Uprisings

    The Arab Uprisings
    av James Gelvin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190222758

    Beginning in December 2010 popular revolt swept through the Middle East, shocking the world and ushering in a period of unprecedented unrest. Protestors took to the streets to demand greater freedom, democracy, human rights, social justice, and regi…

  • Vaccines

    Vaccines
    av Kristen A. Feemster

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190277918

    Immunization is regarded by many as one of the greatest advances in modern civilization. The widespread use of vaccines has led to increases in life expectancy, reductions in the occurrence of childhood diseases, and is generally credited with savin…

  • Vaccines

    Vaccines
    av Kristen A. Feemster

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190277901

    Immunization is regarded by many as one of the greatest advances in modern civilization. The widespread use of vaccines has led to increases in life expectancy, reductions in the occurrence of childhood diseases, and is generally credited with savin…

  • Modern Egypt

    Modern Egypt
    av Bruce K. Rutherford

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190641153

    With almost every news broadcast, we are reminded of the continuing instability of the Middle East, where state collapse, civil wars, and terrorism have combined to produce a region in turmoil. If the Middle East is to achieve a more stable and pros…

  • Modern Egypt

    Modern Egypt
    av Bruce K. Rutherford

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190641146

    With almost every news broadcast, we are reminded of the continuing instability of the Middle East, where state collapse, civil wars, and terrorism have combined to produce a region in turmoil. If the Middle East is to achieve a more stable and pros…

  • Pandemics

    Pandemics
    av Peter C. Doherty

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199898121

    From HIV to H1N1, pandemics pose one of the greatest threats to global health in the twenty-first century. Defined as epidemics of infectious disease across large geographic areas, pandemics can disseminate globally with incredible speed as humans a…

  • Pandemics

    Pandemics
    av Peter C. Doherty

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199898107

    From HIV to H1N1, pandemics pose one of the greatest threats to global health in the twenty-first century. Defined as epidemics of infectious disease across large geographic areas, pandemics can disseminate globally with incredible speed as humans a…

  • ADHD

    ADHD
    av Stephen P. Hinshaw

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190223793

    Rates of diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are skyrocketing, throughout America and the rest of the world. U.S. rates of youth diagnosis have increased 40% from just a decade ago. Adults with ADHD are now the fastest-growi…

  • Military Ethics

    Military Ethics
    av George Lucas

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199336883

    What significance does "ethics" have for the men and women serving in the military forces of nations around the world? What core values and moral principles collectively guide the members of this "military profession?" This book explains these essen…

  • Military Ethics

    Military Ethics
    av George Lucas

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199336890

    What significance does "ethics" have for the men and women serving in the military forces of nations around the world? What core values and moral principles collectively guide the members of this "military profession?" This book explains these essen…

  • The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
    av Dov Waxman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190625337

    No conflict in the world has lasted as long, generated as many news headlines, or incited as much controversy as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Yet, despite, or perhaps because of, the degree of international attention it receives, the conflict i…

  • The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
    av Dov Waxman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190625320

    No conflict in the world has lasted as long, generated as many news headlines, or incited as much controversy as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Yet, despite, or perhaps because of, the degree of international attention it receives, the conflict i…

  • Iran

    Iran
    av Michael Axworthy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190232962

    Since the beginning of recorded history, Iran/Persia has been one of the most important world civilizations. Iran remains a distinct civilization today despite its status as a major Islamic state with broad regional influence and its deep integratio…

  • Iran

    Iran
    av Michael Axworthy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190232955

    Since the beginning of recorded history, Iran/Persia has been one of the most important world civilizations. Iran remains a distinct civilization today despite its status as a major Islamic state with broad regional influence and its deep integratio…

  • The Brain

    The Brain
    av Gary L. Wenk

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190603397

    What is the principle purpose of a brain? A simple question, but the answer has taken millennia for us to begin to understand. So critical for our everyday existence, the brain still remains somewhat a mystery. Gary L. Wenk takes us on a tour of wha…

  • The Brain

    The Brain
    av Gary L. Wenk

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190603403

    What is the principle purpose of a brain? A simple question, but the answer has taken millennia for us to begin to understand. So critical for our everyday existence, the brain still remains somewhat a mystery. Gary L. Wenk takes us on a tour of wha…

  • The Philippines

    The Philippines
    av Steven Rood

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190920616

    Since the colonization of the Philippines by Spain in the sixteenth century, the island chain has been at the center of global trade flows, imperial rivalries, and the globalization process. From its role as the main base of Spain's Pacific Galleon…

  • The Philippines

    The Philippines
    av Steven Rood

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190920609

    Since the colonization of the Philippines by Spain in the sixteenth century, the island chain has been at the center of global trade flows, imperial rivalries, and the globalization process. From its role as the main base of Spain's Pacific Galleon…

  • Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence
    av Jerry Kaplan

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190602390

    Over the coming decades, Artificial Intelligence will profoundly impact the way we live, work, wage war, play, seek a mate, educate our young, and care for our elderly. It is likely to greatly increase our aggregate wealth, but it will also upend ou…

  • Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence
    av Jerry Kaplan

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190602383

    Over the coming decades, Artificial Intelligence will profoundly impact the way we live, work, wage war, play, seek a mate, educate our young, and care for our elderly. It is likely to greatly increase our aggregate wealth, but it will also upend ou…

  • Food and Nutrition

    Food and Nutrition
    av P.K. Newby

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190846633

    From gluten-free to all-Paleo, GMOs to grass-fed beef, our newsfeeds abound with nutrition advice. Whether sensational headlines from the latest study or anecdotes from celebrities and food bloggers, we're bombarded with "superfoods" and "best ever"…

  • Food and Nutrition

    Food and Nutrition
    av P.K. Newby

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190846640

    From gluten-free to all-Paleo, GMOs to grass-fed beef, our newsfeeds abound with nutrition advice. Whether sensational headlines from the latest study or anecdotes from celebrities and food bloggers, we're bombarded with "superfoods" and "best ever"…

  • Brazil

    Brazil
    av Riordan Roett

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190224530

    Brazil is one of the most important but puzzling countries in the world. A nation of 200 million people, it has vast natural resource reserves, rich cultural traditions, a middle class undergoing explosive growth, and social welfare policies that ar…

  • Brazil

    Brazil
    av Riordan Roett

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190224523

    Brazil is one of the most important but puzzling countries in the world. A nation of 200 million people, it has vast natural resource reserves, rich cultural traditions, a middle class undergoing explosive growth, and social welfare policies that ar…

  • Genomics and Personalized Medicine

    Genomics and Personalized Medicine
    av Michael Snyder

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190234768

    In 2001 the Human Genome Project succeeded in mapping the DNA of humans. This landmark accomplishment launched the field of genomics, the integrated study of all the genes in the human body and the related biomedical interventions that can be tailor…

  • The Alt-Right

    The Alt-Right
    av George Hawley

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190905200

    In recent years, the so-called Alt-Right, a white nationalist movement, has grown at an alarming rate. Taking advantage of high levels of racial polarization, the Alt-Right seeks to normalize explicit white identity politics. Growing from a marginal…

  • The Alt-Right

    The Alt-Right
    av George Hawley

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190905194

    In recent years, the so-called Alt-Right, a white nationalist movement, has grown at an alarming rate. Taking advantage of high levels of racial polarization, the Alt-Right seeks to normalize explicit white identity politics. Growing from a marginal…

  • Nigeria

    Nigeria
    av John Campbell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190657987

    As the "Giant of Africa," Nigeria is home to about twenty percent of the population of Sub-Saharan Africa, serves as Africa's largest producer of oil and natural gas, comprises Africa's largest economy, and represents the cultural center of African…

  • Nigeria

    Nigeria
    av John Campbell

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190657970

    As the "Giant of Africa," Nigeria is home to about twenty percent of the population of Sub-Saharan Africa, serves as Africa's largest producer of oil and natural gas, comprises Africa's largest economy, and represents the cultural center of African…

  • White Privilege

    White Privilege
    av Abby L. Ferber

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190684051

    The topic of white privilege has always triggered widespread debate, and the current media attention to police brutality and race relations in the United States has infused the conversation with highly polarizing, emotional responses. What is missin…

  • Conservatism and the Republican Party

    Conservatism and the Republican Party
    av Geoffrey Kabaservice

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190685867

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The 2016 elections gave the Republican Party control of both houses Congress and the presidency-a level of dominance the party had experienced for only six years out of the previous eight decades.…

  • Conservatism and the Republican Party

    Conservatism and the Republican Party
    av Geoffrey Kabaservice

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190685850

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The 2016 elections gave the Republican Party control of both houses Congress and the presidency-a level of dominance the party had experienced for only six years out of the previous eight decades.…

  • On Brexit

    On Brexit
    av David Allen Green

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198799436

    On 23 June 2016 voters in the United Kingdom voted unexpectedly in favour of departure from the European Union. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020. This book explains these two events, how led to the other, and what may no…

  • Civil Resistance

    Civil Resistance
    av Erica Chenoweth

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190244408

    A sweeping overview of civil resistance movements around the world that explains what they are, how they work, why they are often effective, and why they can fail.Civil resistance is a method of conflict through which unarmed civilians use a variety…

  • Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico
    av Jorge Duany

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190648701

    Puerto Rico, acquired by the United States from Spain in 1898, has a peculiar status among Latin American and Caribbean countries. As a Commonwealth, the island enjoys limited autonomy over local matters, but the U.S. has essentially dominated it mi…

  • Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico
    av Jorge Duany

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190648695

    Puerto Rico, acquired by the United States from Spain in 1898, has a peculiar status among Latin American and Caribbean countries. As a Commonwealth, the island enjoys limited autonomy over local matters, but the U.S. has essentially dominated it mi…

  • Animal Rights

    Animal Rights
    av Paul Waldau

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199739974

    In this compelling volume in the What Everyone Needs to Know series, Paul Waldau expertly navigates the many heated debates surrounding the complex and controversial animal rights movement. Organized around a series of probing questions, this timely…

  • Animal Rights

    Animal Rights
    av Paul Waldau

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199739967

    In this compelling volume in the What Everyone Needs to Know series, Paul Waldau expertly navigates the many heated debates surrounding the complex and controversial animal rights movement. Organized around a series of probing questions, this timely…

  • Health Care Reform and American Politics

    Health Care Reform and American Politics
    av Lawrence Jacobs

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190262037

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.S. social legislation, and the Supreme Court's recent decision upholding the Act has ensured that it will remain the law of the land. The new l…

  • Health Care Reform and American Politics

    Health Care Reform and American Politics
    av Lawrence Jacobs

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190262044

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.S. social legislation, and the Supreme Court's recent decision upholding the Act has ensured that it will remain the law of the land. The new l…

  • Atheism

    Atheism
    av Michael Ruse

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199334599

    Over the last decade, "New Atheists" such as Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens have pushed the issue of atheism to the forefront of public discussion. Yet very few of the ensuing debates and discussions have managed to provide a…

  • Atheism

    Atheism
    av Michael Ruse

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199334582

    Over the last decade, "New Atheists" such as Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens have pushed the issue of atheism to the forefront of public discussion. Yet very few of the ensuing debates and discussions have managed to provide a…

  • Agricultural and Food Controversies

    Agricultural and Food Controversies
    av F. Bailey Norwood

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199368426

    The public is more interested in agricultural and food issues than ever before, as is evident in the many agricultural controversies debated in the media. Why is it that some people embrace new agricultural technologies while others steadfastly defe…

  • Agricultural and Food Controversies

    Agricultural and Food Controversies
    av F. Bailey Norwood

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199368433

    The public is more interested in agricultural and food issues than ever before, as is evident in the many agricultural controversies debated in the media. Why is it that some people embrace new agricultural technologies while others steadfastly defe…

  • Latinos in the United States

    Latinos in the United States
    av Ilan Stavans

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190670184

    As the largest and youngest minority group in the United States, the 60 million Latinos living in the U.S. represent the second-largest concentration of Hispanic people in the entire world, after Mexico. Needless to say, the population of Latinos in…

  • Latinos in the United States

    Latinos in the United States
    av Ilan Stavans

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190670191

    As the largest and youngest minority group in the United States, the 60 million Latinos living in the U.S. represent the second-largest concentration of Hispanic people in the entire world, after Mexico. Needless to say, the population of Latinos in…

  • The Gun Debate

    The Gun Debate
    av Philip J. Cook

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199338986

    Even before the recent Newtown, CT massacre, gun violence and gun control has preoccupied public officals and legislators at all levels of government as well as powerful special interest groups for years.Guns in America: What Everyone Needs to Know…

  • The Gun Debate

    The Gun Debate
    av Philip J. Cook

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199338993

    Even before the recent Newtown, CT massacre, gun violence and gun control has preoccupied public officals and legislators at all levels of government as well as powerful special interest groups for years.The Gun Debate: What Everyone Needs to Know t…

  • Physician-Assisted Death

    Physician-Assisted Death
    av Wayne Sumner

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190490188

    The issue of physician-assisted death is now firmly on the American public agenda. Already legal in five states, it is the subject of intense public opinion battles across the country. Driven by an increasingly aging population, and a baby boom gene…

  • Physician-Assisted Death

    Physician-Assisted Death
    av Wayne Sumner

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190490171

    The issue of physician-assisted death is now firmly on the American public agenda. Already legal in five states, it is the subject of intense public opinion battles across the country. Driven by an increasingly aging population, and a baby boom gene…

  • Women's Sports

    Women's Sports
    av Jaime Schultz

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190657703

    Although girls and women account for approximately 40 percent of all athletes in the United States, they receive only 4 percent of the total sport media coverage. SportsCenter, ESPN's flagship program, dedicates less than 2 percent of its airtime to…

  • Women's Sports

    Women's Sports
    av Jaime Schultz

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190657710

    Although girls and women account for approximately 40 percent of all athletes in the United States, they receive only 4 percent of the total sport media coverage. SportsCenter, ESPN's flagship program, dedicates less than 2 percent of its airtime to…

  • Authoritarianism

    Authoritarianism
    av Erica Frantz

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190880194

    Despite the spread of democratization following the Cold War's end, all signs indicate that we are currently seeing a resurgence of authoritarianism. Around forty percent of the world's people live under some form of authoritarian rule, and authorit…

  • Authoritarianism

    Authoritarianism
    av Erica Frantz

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190880200

    Despite the spread of democratization following the Cold War's end, all signs indicate that we are currently seeing a resurgence of authoritarianism. Around forty percent of the world's people live under some form of authoritarian rule, and authorit…

  • Nuclear Energy: What Everyone Needs to Know(r)

    Nuclear Energy: What Everyone Needs to Know(r)
    av Charles D. Ferguson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199759460

    Originally perceived as a cheap and plentiful source of power, the commercial use of nuclear energy has been controversial for decades. Worries about the dangers that nuclear plants and their radioactive waste posed to nearby communities grew over t…

  • Antibiotics

    Antibiotics
    av Mary E. Wilson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190663414

    A STIRRING EXAMINATION OF A LOOMING CRISIS Virtually everyone has taken antibiotics. They can be lifesavers - or they can be useless. But what are they? How are they used? And what happens as the effectiveness of antibiotics begins to decline? Antib…

  • Antibiotics

    Antibiotics
    av Mary E. Wilson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190663407

    A STIRRING EXAMINATION OF A LOOMING CRISIS Virtually everyone has taken antibiotics. They can be lifesavers - or they can be useless. But what are they? How are they used? And what happens as the effectiveness of antibiotics begins to decline? Antib…

  • Colombia

    Colombia
    av Richard D. Mahoney

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190262747

    Even to experts, Colombia is one of the most confusing countries in the Americas. Its democratic tradition is among the richest and most long-standing in the hemisphere, with only eleven years of military rule during its 200 some years of independen…

  • The White Working Class

    The White Working Class
    av Justin Gest

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190861407

    In recent years, the world has been re-introduced to the constituency of "white working class" people. In a wave of revolutionary populism, far right parties have scored victories across the transatlantic political world: Britain voted to leave the…

  • The White Working Class

    The White Working Class
    av Justin Gest

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190861414

    In recent years, the world has been re-introduced to the constituency of "white working class" people. In a wave of revolutionary populism, far right parties have scored victories across the transatlantic political world: Britain voted to leave the…

  • Inequality

    Inequality
    av James K. Galbraith

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190250461

    Over the past thirty years, the issue of economic inequality has emerged from the backwaters of economics to claim center stage in the political discourse of America and beyond a change prompted by a troubling fact: numerous measures of income inequ…

  • Inequality

    Inequality
    av James K. Galbraith

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190250478

    Over the past thirty years, the issue of economic inequality has emerged from the backwaters of economics to claim center stage in the political discourse of America and beyond a change prompted by a troubling fact: numerous measures of income inequ…

  • Campus Politics

    Campus Politics
    av Jonathan Zimmerman

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190627409

    Universities are usually considered bastions of the free exchange of ideas, but a recent tide of demonstrations across college campuses has called this belief into question, and with serious consequences. Such a wave of protests hasn't been seen sin…

  • Campus Politics

    Campus Politics
    av Jonathan Zimmerman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190627393

    Universities are usually considered bastions of the free exchange of ideas, but a recent tide of demonstrations across college campuses has called this belief into question, and with serious consequences. Such a wave of protests hasn't been seen sin…

  • Secession and State Creation

    Secession and State Creation
    av James Ker-Lindsay

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190494049

    What makes a state? This question has attracted more and more attention in recent years with Catalan's illegal vote for independence from Spain and Palestine's ongoing search for international recognition. And while Scotland chose to remain with the…

  • Secession and State Creation

    Secession and State Creation
    av James Ker-Lindsay

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190494056

    What makes a state? This question has attracted more and more attention in recent years with Catalan's illegal vote for independence from Spain and Palestine's ongoing search for international recognition. And while Scotland chose to remain with the…

  • The Pornography Industry

    The Pornography Industry
    av Shira Tarrant

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190205119

    We may know pornography when we see it, but the business of pornography is a surprisingly elusive subject. Reliable figures about the industry are difficult to come by and widely disputed, but one matter that is hardly debatable is that pornography…

  • The Opioid Epidemic

    The Opioid Epidemic
    av Yngvild Olsen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190916039

    An incisive, essential guide to understanding one of today's most urgent - and complex - problems. The opioid epidemic is responsible for the first sustained decline in U.S. life expectancy since the 1960s. In 2017, more than 50,000 Americans died f…

  • The Opioid Epidemic

    The Opioid Epidemic
    av Yngvild Olsen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190916022

    An incisive, essential guide to understanding one of today's most urgent - and complex - problems. The opioid epidemic is responsible for longest sustained decline in U.S. life expectancy since the time of World War I and the Great Influenza. In 201…

  • Russia

    Russia
    av Timothy J. Colton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199917792

    Today's Russia, also known as the Russian Federation, is often viewed as less powerful than the Soviet Union of the past. When stacked against other major nations in the present, however, the new Russia is a formidable if flawed player. Russia: What…

  • Shariah

    Shariah
    av John L. Esposito

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199325054

    Sharia is by now a term that most Americans and Europeans recognize, though few really understand what it means. Often portrayed as a medieval system used by religious zealots to oppress women and deny human rights, conservative politicians, media c…

  • Al Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Global Jihadist Movement

    Al Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Global Jihadist Movement
    av Daniel Byman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190217266

    On the morning of September 11, 2001, the entire world was introduced to Al Qaeda and its enigmatic leader, Osama bin Laden. But the organization that changed the face of terrorism forever and unleashed a whirlwind of counterterrorism activity and t…

  • The Pornography Industry: What Everyone Needs to Knowr

    The Pornography Industry: What Everyone Needs to Knowr
    av Shira Tarrant

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190205126

    We may know pornography when we see it, but the business of pornography is a surprisingly elusive subject. Reliable figures about the industry are difficult to come by and widely disputed, but one matter that is hardly debatable is that pornography…

  • Economic Development

    Economic Development
    av Marcelo M. Giugale

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190688424

    There is much discussion about global poverty and the billions of people living with almost nothing. Why is it that governments, development banks, think-tanks, academics, NGOs and many others can't just fix the problem? Why is it that seemingly obv…

  • Economic Development

    Economic Development
    av Marcelo M. Giugale

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190688417

    There is much discussion about global poverty and the billions of people living with almost nothing. Why is it that governments, development banks, think-tanks, academics, NGOs and many others can't just fix the problem? Why is it that seemingly obv…

  • Hydrofracking

    Hydrofracking
    av Alex Prud'Homme

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199311262

    Constantly in the news and the subject of much public debate, fracking, as it is known for short, is one of the most promising yet controversial methods of extracting natural gas and oil. Today, 90 percent of natural gas wells use fracking. Though h…

  • Hydrofracking

    Hydrofracking
    av Alex Prud'homme

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199311255

    Constantly in the news and the subject of much public debate, fracking, as it is known for short, is one of the most promising yet controversial methods of extracting natural gas and oil. Today, 90 percent of natural gas wells use fracking. Though h…

  • Corruption

    Corruption
    av Ray Fisman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190463984

    Corruption regularly makes front page headlines: public officials embezzling government monies, selling public offices, and trading bribes for favors to private companies generate public indignation and calls for reform. In Corruption: What Everyone…

  • Corruption

    Corruption
    av Ray Fisman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190463977

    Corruption regularly makes front page headlines: public officials embezzling government monies, selling public offices, and trading bribes for favors to private companies generate public indignation and calls for reform. In Corruption: What Everyone…

  • Venezuela

    Venezuela
    av Miguel Tinker-Salas

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199783281

    Among the top ten oil exporters in the world and a founding member of OPEC, Venezuela currently supplies 11 percent of U.S. crude oil imports. But when the country elected the fiery populist politician Hugo Chavez in 1998, tensions rose with this ke…