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Postcolonialism and Political Theory

by Nalini Persram

Postcolonialism and Political Theory explores the intersection between the political and the postcolonial through an engagement with, critique of, and challenge to some of the prevalent, restrictive tenets and...

The Mantle Site: An Archaeological History of an Ancestral Wendat Community

by Jennifer Birch & Ronald F. Williamson

The Mantle Site is the most detailed analysis of an ancestral Wendat community, discussed in the context of the historical development of Northern Iroquoian societies. It considers themes of identity formation,...

UNESCO, Cultural Heritage, and Outstanding Universal Value: Value-Based Analyses of the World Heritage and Intangible Cultural Heritage Conventions

by Sophia Labadi

This book provides groundbreaking analyses of the interlinking of world heritage with the increasingly complex processes of (post)nationalism, the preservation and representation of cultural diversity, tourism,...

The City of Ladies

by Christine de Pizan

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA

Sex, Discrimination, and Violence: Surprising and Unpopular Results in Applied Ethics

by Stephen Kershnar

This book is about how the systematic application of some basic principles of applied ethics yields some surprising and very unpopular results. In particular, Kershnar investigate three areas: sex, discrimination,...

Broken Promises?: The Argentine Crisis and Argentine Democracy

by Edward Epstein & David Pion-Berlin

This collection examines Argentina's recent economic and political crisis by looking at the events leading up to the crisis, the reaction by both security forces and the people, and the relations between Argentina...

British Power and International Relations during the 1950s: A Tenable Position?

by Michael J. Turner

This is an integrated international history that pays special attention to Britain's role and status. It contributes to the ongoing debate about Britain's 'decline' as a great power, and suggests that despite...

Monetary Policy, Inflation, and the Business Cycle: An Introduction to the New Keynesian Framework

by Jordi Galí

The New Keynesian framework has emerged as the workhorse for the analysis of monetary policy and its implications for inflation, economic fluctuations, and welfare. It is the backbone of the new generation of...

Disarmed: The Missing Movement for Gun Control in America

by Kristin A. Goss

More than any other advanced industrial democracy, the United States is besieged by firearms violence. Each year, some 30,000 people die by gunfire. Over the course of its history, the nation has witnessed the...

Takedown: Inside the Hunt for Al Qaeda

by Philip Mudd

Former CIA Deputy Director of Counterterrorism and FBI Senior Intelligence Adviser Philip Mudd recounts his involvement in the fight against Al Qaeda, revealing how intelligence analysts understand and evaluate...

A Framework for Efficient Government Investment

by Andrew M. Warner

Welfare economics, scope and performance of government, externalities, public goods, cost-benefit analysis, subsidies economize on spending without losing effectiveness by modifying the conceptual framework...

A City Comes Out: How Celebrities Made Palm Springs a Gay and Lesbian Paradise

by David Wallace

Today, Palm Springs' gay-owned businesses are flourishing, and even the Palm Springs Art Museum cashes in by hosting gay fundraising events. Quite a change from the 1960s, when a local pastor was run out of...

Shadow Women: Homeless Women's Survival Stories

by Marjorie Bard

Since 1975, Dr. Marjorie Bard has listed to the homeless-especially homeless women. They have told her their stories despite threats of retaliation and begged her to bring their problems and the social injustice...

Supply-Side Follies: Why Conservative Economics Fails, Liberal Economics Falters, and Innovation Economics Is the Answer

by Robert D. Atkinson

Supply-Side Follies methodically debunks the common assumptions of conservative economics and demonstrates why it is a 'flawed doctrine' that is setting up the U.S. for a major economic downturn in the near...

United States-Cuban Relations: A Critical History

by Esteban Morales Dominguez & Gary Prevost

United States-Cuban Relations breaks new ground in its treatment of this long and tumultuous relationship by arguing that U.S. policy toward the island is not driven primarily by the political position of the...

Stagecraft and Statecraft: Advance and Media Events in Political Communication

by Dan Schill

This book examines media events and advance in political communication from Kennedy through Obama by exploring the way media events are conceived and staged, the strategy and tactics advance staffers use to...

Chinatown Beat

Detective Jack Yu #1

by Henry Chang

Detective Jack Yu grew up in Chinatown. Some of his friends are criminals now; some are dead. Jack has just been transferred to his old neighborhood, where 99 percent of the cops are white. Unlike the others,...

Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941

by Lynne Olson


From the acclaimed author of Citizens of London comes the definitive account of the debate...

The EU as International Environmental Negotiator

by Tom Delreux

This examination of the EU's participation in international environmental negotiations reveals the internal decision-making process behind multilateral environmental agreements. The book's empirical evidence...

China's Disappearing Countryside: Towards Sustainable Land Governance for the Poor

by Yongjun Zhao

This book examines the linkages between land tenure, development and governance in the context of China's development transformation. Drawing on empirical studies, it advocates the exploration of innovative...