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The Voting Wars

by Richard L. Hasen

In 2000, just a few hundred votes out of millions cast in the state of Florida separated Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush from his Democratic opponent, Al Gore. The outcome of the election rested...


Dawn of Desegregation: J. A. De Laine and Briggs v. Elliott

by Ophelia De Laine Gona

An inspirational biography of an unsung civil rights champion from South Carolina


Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street

by Neil Barofsky

In this riveting account of the mishandling of the TARP bailout fund, a former federal prosecutor offers behind-the-scenes proof of the corrupt ways Washington officials serve the interests of Wall Street.

In...


Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools

by Jonathan Kozol

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents,...


Mail Trains

by Julian Stray

Central to the prompt delivery of the nation's mail is its efficient transit throughout the country. From 1830, the Post Office relied increasingly on the overland rail network to achieve this. Railway Post...


Muscle Cars: The First American Supercars

by Colin Romanick

In 2010, a 1970 Plymouth Superbird fetched $286,000 at an auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2009, a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda sold for $2.16 million. Auctions of classic cars in general and muscle cars in...


P&O: A History

by Ruth Artmonsky

All the romance of travel at sea is captured in the long history of P&O. From humble beginnings in the 1830s, The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company grew to dominate British mercantile shipping for...


Railway Posters

by Lorna Frost

Railway posters have a huge appeal to the modern audience, but just what is it that appeals to us? Enduring images of iconic locomotives, bathing beauties and characters such as Sunny South Sam are testament...


Transatlantic Liners

by J Layton

Prior to air travel there was only one way to cross the Atlantic: by ship. By the late nineteenth century, steam ships dominated the transatlantic passenger trade, growing exponentially in size as maritime technology...


Unknown Huichol: Shamans and Immortals, Allies Against Chaos

by Jay Courtney Fikes

The culmination of 34 years of ethnographic fieldwork and archival research, this book offers ground-breaking insights into fundamental principles of Huichol shamanism and ritual. The scope and length of Fikes's...


Multicultural Perspectives In Social Work Practice with Families, 3rd Edition

by Elaine Congress DSW & Manny Gonzalez DSW

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Encompassing the most current issues faced by multicultural families across the lifespan and the social workers who serve them, this popular textbook contains ten new chapters and provides content that has...


Social Work Fields of Practice: Historical Trends, Professional Issues, and Future Opportunities

by Catherine N. Dulmus & Karen M. Sowers

A contemporary look at social work practice and the many career possibilities—with detailed coverage of important new and emerging trends

As the practice of social work continues to diversify, students need...


Social Work Practice with Groups, Communities, and Organizations: Evidence-Based Assessments and Interventions: Evidence-Based Assessments and Interve

by Charles A. Glisson, Catherine N. Dulmus & Karen M. Sowers

A solid, theory-to-practice guide to contemporary mezzo and macro social work

Written by a renowned team of scholars, Social Work Practice with Groups, Communities, and Organizations focuses on the contemporary...


Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Theories for Social Work Practice: Theories for Social Work Practice

by Bruce A. Thyer, Catherine N. Dulmus & Karen M. Sowers

An accessible and engaging guide to the study of human behavior in the social environment, covering every major theoretical approach

Providing an overview of the major human behavioral theories used to guide...


Airbrushing for Railway Modellers

by George Dent

The airbrush is an essential tool for modellers striving for professional-looking results. It can greatly enhance the quality of your modelling output, whether applying a full livery scheme or simply blending...


The Oil Road: Journeys From The Caspian Sea To The City Of London

by James Marriott & Mika Minio-Paluello

From Caspian drilling rigs and Caucasus mountain villages to Mediterranean fishing communities and European capitals, this is a journey through the heart of our oil-obsessed society. Blending travel writing...


Local Government in Early America: The Colonial Experience and Lessons from the Founders

by Brian P. Janiskee

In Local Government in Early America, Brian P. Janiskee examines the origins of the 'town hall meeting' and other iconic political institutions, whose origins lie in our colonial heritage. This work offers an...


The Urban Racial State: Managing Race Relations in American Cities

by Noel A. Cazenave

The Urban Racial State introduces a new multi-disciplinary analytical approach to urban racial politics that bridges urban theory, racism theory, and state theory by explaining the workings of the political...


The End of Politcs and the Birth of iDemocracy

by Douglas Carswell

The west is in crisis Governments have grown too big, living beyond their means – and ours. The true costs of extra officialdom have been concealed. Parasitical politicians have been hopeless at holding to...


The End of French Rule in Cameroon

by Martin Atangana

This study explores the decolonization movement in Cameroon. It analyzes the reforms introduced by France in Cameroon after World War II, the circumstances surrounding the unsuccessful attempt of the UPC to...