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Through Times of Trouble

by Anna Matveeva & Michael O. Slobodchikoff

This book tells the story of insurgency in Ukraine’s Donbas region from the perspective of the rebels, who sought and continue to seek either independence from Ukraine or unification with Russia. As such,...


Takeover

by Domingo Morel

State takeovers of local governments have garnered national attention of late, particularly following the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. In most U.S. cities, local governments are responsible for decisions...


Broken: Can the Senate Save Itself and the Country?

by Ira Shapiro

In Broken, Ira Shapiro, a former senior Senate staffer and author of the critically-acclaimed book The Last Great Senate, offers an expert’s account of some of the most prominent battles of the past decade...


Globalization Reappraised

by Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi & Roopinder Oberoi

Globalization Reappraised: A Talisman or a False Oracle analyzes the emergence of Washington Consensus inspired globalization model in the post cold war era. It presents a comprehensive scholarly survey of the...


Government Facilities Protection and Homeland Security

by Frank R. Spellman

The eighth of a new, well-received, and highly acclaimed series on critical infrastructure and homeland security, Government Facilities Protection and Homeland Security is a reference source that is designed...


The Politics of Place

by Joshua Bandoch

Many Enlightenment thinkers sought to discover the right political order for all times and all places, and scholars often view Montesquieu as working within this project. In this reassessment of Montesquieu's...


This Day in Presidential History

by Paul Brandus

For reference librarians, journalists, history buffs, and more, a treasure trove of information about the US presidency for each day of the year from the popular, award-winning White House journalist Paul Brandus....


Happy Abortions

by Erica Millar

  • A radical criticism of choice rhetoric.

  • Significant and novel argument: that abortion is configured as a bad choice at the same time as it is accepted as a choice.

  • Reveals the conflicting and contradictory elements...

Double Standard

by James W. Russell

In Double Standard, James W. Russell shows how and why different models of social and welfare policy developed in the United States and Europe. The fourth edition has been revised and updated throughout to reflect...


Global Health Watch 5

by People's Health Movement, Medact, Third World Network & Health Poverty Action et al.

For over a decade, Global Health Watch has been the definitive source for alternative analysis on health.

This new edition addresses the key challenges facing governments and health practitioners today, within...


I Am Not a Tractor!

by Susan L. Marquis

I Am Not a Tractor! celebrates the courage, vision, and creativity of the farmworkers and community leaders who have transformed one of the worst agricultural situations in the United States into one of the...


Dying to Work

by Jonathan D. Karmel

In Dying to Work, Jonathan Karmel raises our awareness of unsafe working condidtions with accounts of workers who were needlessly injured or killed on the job. Based on heart-wrenching interviews Karmel conducted...


Losing Hearts and Minds

by Matthew K. Shannon

" Losing Hearts and Minds is a compelling revisionist interpretation that explains the fall of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi as the unintended consequence of the modernization theories and human rights discourse...


Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War

by Abbey Steele

" Democracy and Displacement in Colombia’s Civil War offers novel and important research on how and why violence is deployed during civil wars."—Winifred Tate, author of Drugs, Thugs and Diplomats

" Democracy...


Peacemakers

by James W. Pardew

The wars that accompanied the breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s were the deadliest European conflicts since World War II. The violence escalated to the point of genocide when, over the course of ten days in...


Political Jurisprudence

by Martin Loughlin

Political jurisprudence is the branch of jurisprudence that treats law as an aspect of human experience called 'the political'. This is an approach that many contemporary jurists, those whose work presupposes...


The Politics of Drug Violence

by Angelica Duran-Martinez

Over the last few decades, drug trafficking organizations in Latin America became infamous for their shocking public crimes, from narcoterrorist assaults on the Colombian political system in the 1980s to the...


Critical theory and feeling

by Simon Mussell

This book offers a unique and timely reading of the early Frankfurt School in response to the recent 'affective turn' within the arts and humanities. Resisting the overly rationalist tendencies of political...


The Closing of the Liberal Mind: How Groupthink and Intolerance Define the Left

by Kim R. Holmes

A former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State and currently Acting Senior Vice President for Research at The Heritage Foundation, Kim R. Holmes surveys the state of liberalism in America today and finds that it...


The Indonesian Way

by Jürgen Rüland

On December 31, 2015, the ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ushered in a new era with the founding of the ASEAN Community (AC). The culmination of 12 years of intensive preparation, the...