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American Politics, Then & Now: And Other Essays

by James Q. Wilson

James Q. Wilson is one of AmericaOs most distinguished public policy scholars. This quintessential volume brings together decades of his writing and thinking on all facets of American culture, society, and government....


How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class

by John Hope Bryant & Andrew Young

John Hope Bryant, successful self-made businessman and founder of the nonprofit Operation HOPE, says business and political leaders are ignoring the one force that could truly re-energize the stalled American...


European Immigration: A Sourcebook

by Anna Triandafyllidou & Ruby Gropas

Fully updated and containing chapters on the new EU member states and the attempt to form a common EU migration policy, this new edition of European Immigration: A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive overview...


The American Imperial Gothic: Popular Culture, Empire, Violence

by Johan Höglund

Drawing on a rich array of texts from a long history of the gothic, this book contends that the doom faced by the world in popular culture is related to the current global instability, renegotiation of worldwide...


Punk Rock Warlord: the Life and Work of Joe Strummer

by Barry J. Faulk & Brady Harrison

This collection explores the relevance of Joe Strummer within the continuing legacies of both punk rock and progressive politics. It is aimed at those interested in The Clash, punk culture, and the intersections...


Crisis Management Challenges in Kaliningrad

by Eugene Krasnov, Anna Karpenko & Greg Simons

Crisis Management Challenges in Kaliningrad captures the evolving nature of the types of crises faced by a society as it transforms and evolves. Expert contributors from the region chart the tensions, problems...


The Good, the Bad, and the Just: How Modern Men Shape Their World

by Riël| Vermunt

Drawing on multidisciplinary findings and ideas, this book offers explanations as to why, how and to what extent, people, in an effort to attain justice, allocate social resources between self and others and...


Iraqi Federalism and the Kurds: Learning to Live Together

by Alex Danilovich

Iraqi Federalism and the Kurds: Learning to Live Together focuses on the role of federalism as a viable solution to Iraq's many problems and the efforts the Kurdish government has deployed to adjust to new federal...


Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State

by Bent Greve

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400...


Saying Yes

by Jacob Sullum

The nationally syndicated columnist and Reason magazine editor presents a damning portrait of how politicized government agencies, antidrug activists, and a naïve national media have exaggerated the public's...


Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality

by David Cay Johnston

The issue of inequality has irrefutably returned to the fore, riding on the anger against Wall Street following the 2008 financial crisis and the concentration of economic and political power in the hands of...


Understanding Civil-Military Interaction: Lessons Learned from the Norwegian Model

by Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv

Understanding Civil-Military Interaction provides a novel examination of civil-military interaction in particular between militaries and humanitarian actors, in light of the so-called 'Norwegian model' that...


Understanding the Tea Party Movement

by Nella Van Dyke & David S. Meyer

Although there is a long history of conservative movements in America, the library of social movement studies leans heavily to the left. The Tea Party movement, its sudden emergence and its uncertain fate, provides...


Strategies of Symbolic Nation-building in South Eastern Europe

by Pål| Kolstø

Relying on new quantitative research results, the contributors offer interdisciplinary analyses of symbolic nation-building in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia...


What Holds Europe Together?

by Michel Rocard, Jacques Rupnik, Timothy Snyder & Krzysztof Michalski et al.

The book addresses contemporary developments in European identity politics as part of a larger historical trajectory of a common European identity based on the idea of 'solidarity.' The authors explain the special...


Fertile Matters: The Politics of Mexican-Origin Women's Reproduction

by Elena R. Gutiérrez

While the stereotype of the persistently pregnant Mexican-origin woman is longstanding, in the past fifteen years her reproduction has been targeted as a major social problem for the United States. Due to fear-fueled...


Life After Welfare: Reform and the Persistence of Poverty

by Laura Lein, Deanna T. Schexnayder & Karen Douglas

In the decade since President Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 into law-amidst promises that it would "end welfare as we know it"-have the reforms ending...


The Welfare State We're In

by James Bartholomew

The welfare state is one of Britain’s crowning achievements. Or is it? In this seminal book, now studied in universities in Britain and elsewhere, James Bartholomew advances the sacrilegious argument that,...


Accountability and Responsibility in Health Care: Issues in Addressing an Emerging Global Challenge

by STEPHEN M SHORTELL & BRUCE ROSEN

Serious scholarly analyses of the types and roles of accountability in health care first appeared in the late 1980s. That issue, along with the related issue of responsibility in health care, has continued to...


FROM BIN LADEN TO FACEBOOK: 10 DAYS OF ABDUCTION, 10 YEARS OF TERRORISM: 10 Days of Abduction, 10 Years of Terrorism

by MARIA A RESSA

Maria A Ressa has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal (High-Profile Journalist Reshapes Her Role in Terrorism Fight) and Channel NewsAsia (Terrorism Goes Online)

The two most wanted terrorists in Southeast...