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The Future Once Happened Here: New York, D.C., L.A., and the Fate of America's Big Cities

by Fred Siegel

"In The Future Once Happened Here, Fred Siegel tells an incredible story about the fate of America’s most influential cities: New York, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. Standing as metaphors for America’s...


How Terrorism Ends: Understanding the Decline and Demise of Terrorist Campaigns

by Audrey Kurth Cronin

Amid the fear following 9/11 and other recent terror attacks, it is easy to forget the most important fact about terrorist campaigns: they always come to an end--and often far more quickly than expected. Contrary...


Bad Dog: A Love Story

by Martin Kihn

(A true story.)

 

Meet Hola. She’s a nightmare, but it’s not her fault if she tackles strangers and chews on furniture, or if she runs after buses and fried chicken containers and drug dealers. No one ever...


Human Security, Changing States and Global Responses: Institutions and Practices

by Sangmin Bae & Makoto Maruyama

This book critically assesses the human security challenges faced by states, focusing on how and to what extent the state is influenced by global structures and operations.

Having grown rapidly since the 1990s,...


Refugees and the Myth of Human Rights: Life Outside the Pale of the Law

by Emma Larking

Most Western liberal democracies are parties to the United Nations Refugees Convention and all are committed to the recognition of basic human rights, but they also spend billions fortifying their borders, detaining...


Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream

by Christopher Bail

In July 2010, Terry Jones, the pastor of a small fundamentalist church in Florida, announced plans to burn two hundred Qur’ans on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Though he ended up canceling the...


The EU and Member State Building: European Foreign Policy in the Western Balkans

by Soeren Keil & Zeynep Arkan

This book critically examines the process of statebuilding by the EU, focusing on its attempts to build Member States in the Western Balkan region.

This book analyses the European Union's policies towards, and...


The Darfur Refugees’ Plight

by Anna Praz

The Darfur crisis has left behind a profound legacy of displacement, with some 300,000 refugees camped on the Chadian side of the border and about 2 million displaced internally within Darfur. Despite a reduction...


God in Action: How Faith in God Can Address the Challenges of the World

by Francis Cardinal George

"What if God has his own ways that are not always our ways? What if God acts in public affairs in ways that can, of course, be ignored from day to day but at a price for individuals and whole societies? If God...


Bad Neighbor Policy

by Ted Galen Carpenter

The domestic phase of Washington's war on drugs has received considerable criticism over the years from a variety of individuals. Until recently, however, most critics have not stressed the damage that the international...


How We Should Rule Ourselves

by Alasdair Gray

This pamphlet is for anyone alarmed by the present British government. It argues that the component nations of the United Kingdom can become true democracies only by declaring themselves republics. The authors...


Why Scots Should Rule Scotland

by Alasdair Gray

Alsadair Gray wrote the first edition of this book for the 1992 general election. In it he showed the poor state of present-day Scotland; gave a concise, elegant history of the Scottish people and their relations...


Domestic Intelligence: Monitoring Dissent in America

by Richard E. Morgan

The 1970s revealed a number of infamous and sometimes illegal practices used by federal law enforcement agencies to monitor political dissent in the United States. In the aftermath of Watergate the revelation...


Disability and Social Movements: Learning from Australian Experiences

by Rachel Carling-Jenkins

This book provides the reader with a ground-breaking understanding of disability and social movements. By describing how disability is philosophically, historically, and theoretically positioned, Carling-Jenkins...


Remote Viewers: The Secret History of America's Psychic Spies

by Jim Schnabel

Remote Viewers is a tale of the Pentagon's attempts to develop the perfect tool for espionage: psychic spies. These psychic spies, or "remote viewers," were able to infiltrate any target, elude any form of...


Putting Terrorism in Context: Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database

by Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan & Erin Miller

This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world.

The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970....


Contentious Integration: Post-Cold War Japan-China Relations in the Asia-Pacific

by Chien-peng Chung

The Asian-Pacific is now one of the most important regions in the global system, where the interplay of integrative economic, geo-political and sociocultural processes provide increasing scope for regional leadership...


E-Government and Websites: A Public Solutions Handbook

by Aroon Manoharan

This book presents a citizen-centric perspective of the dual components of e-government and e-governance. E-government refers to the practice of online public reporting by government to citizens, and to service...


An End to Evil: How to Win the War on Terror

by Richard Perle & David Frum

An End to Evil charts the agenda for what’s next in the war on terrorism, as articulated by David Frum, former presidential speechwriter and bestselling author of The Right Man, and Richard Perle, former assistant...


Rescuing a Broken America: Why America is Deeply Divided and How to Heal it Constitutionally

by Michael Coffman

There has been a deliberate effort over the past 100 years to change the worldview of Americans from a liberty and constitutionally focused world view, based on the writings of Englishman John Locke, to that...