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From Immigrants to Americans: The Rise and Fall of Fitting In

by Jacob L. Vigdor

Immigration has always caused immense public concern, especially when the perception is that immigrants are not assimilating into society they way they should, or perhaps the way they once did. But is this truly...


The Democracy Perspective in the Americas

by Odeen Ishmael

This book presents the author's views on the evolution of democracy in the American hemisphere and the challenges confronting this form of governance. It comprises a collection of his statements and published...


Take No Prisoners: The Battle Plan for Defeating the Left

by David Horowitz

Battle-scarred political warrior David Horowitz says it’s time for conservatives to take the gloves off—and take our country back. America is at a crucial turning point in her history, and Republicans have...


The Violence of Organized Forgetting: Thinking Beyond America's Disimagination Machine

by Henry A. Giroux

A sweeping criticism of neoliberalism, public amnesia, inequality, and the rise of an authoritarian surveillance state.


Language, Culture, and Society: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

by Zdenek Salzmann, James Stanlaw & Nobuko Adachi

This introduction to linguistic anthropology includes basic concepts and methods, cognition, sociolinguistics, and expanded coverage of gender, race, and class.


Administrative Law for Public Managers

by David H Rosenbloom

This textbook focuses on essentials of administrative law for public managers and its broad, complex, and integral role in governance.


The Lesbian and Gay Movements: Assimilation or Liberation?

by Craig A Rimmerman

An overview of the political strategies of U.S. lesbian and gay movements in AIDS/HIV, military, and same-sex marriage policies.


Comparing Asian Politics: India, China, and Japan

by Sue Ellen M. Charlton

Well-written and comprehensive, this text provides a political and cultural comparative perspective on India, China, and Japan.


Paradise Transplanted: Migration and the Making of California Gardens

by Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

Gardens are immobile, literally rooted in the earth, but they are also shaped by migration and by the transnational movement of ideas, practices, plants, and seeds. In Paradise Transplanted, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo...


Working Skin: Making Leather, Making a Multicultural Japan

by Joseph D. Hankins

Since the 1980s, arguments for a multicultural Japan have gained considerable currency against an entrenched myth of national homogeneity. Working Skin enters this conversation with an ethnography of Japan's...


The Wrong Carlos: Anatomy of a Wrongful Execution

by James S. Liebman, Shawn Crowley & Andrew Markquart

In 1989, Texas executed Carlos DeLuna, a poor Hispanic man with childlike intelligence, for the murder of Wanda Lopez, a convenience store clerk. His execution passed unnoticed for years until a team of Columbia...


Commodified and Criminalized: New Racism and African Americans in Contemporary Sports

by David J. Leonard

Commodified and Criminalized examines the centrality of sport to discussions of racial ideologies and racist practices in the 21st century. It disputes familiar refrains of racial progress, arguing that athletes...


Knowing the Adversary: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Intentions in International Relations: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Intent

by Keren Yarhi-Milo

States are more likely to engage in risky and destabilizing actions such as military buildups and preemptive strikes if they believe their adversaries pose a tangible threat. Yet despite the crucial importance...


Mixed Economies Welfare

by Norman Johnson

This book explains the changes that have occurred in welfare states since the early 1970s and considers some of the policy dilemmas that have arisen. Each of the chapters begins with an introduction to set the...


Policy Process: A Reader

by Michael Hill

In this new edition of his classic reader, Michael Hill seeks to make the selected extracts reflect a more European outlook on the processess of policy-making and implementation. With reference to the third...


Transport Systems, Policy and Planning: A Geographical Approach

by Rodney Tolley & Brian John Turton

Provides a unique review of the major spatial aspects of transport systems, a detailed analysis of transport problems in urban and rural areas, an evaluation of social and environmental impacts, and a planning...


The Origins of the Present Troubles in Northern Ireland

by Caroline Kennedy-Pipe

For quarter of a century now the British Army has been involved in a bloody and protracted conflict in Northern Ireland. This book looks at the roots of the current struggle and of British military intervention,...


The Rise of Modern Diplomacy 1450 - 1919

by M.S. Anderson

Though international relations and the rise and fall of European states are widely studied, little is available to students and non-specialists on the origins, development and operation of the diplomatic system...


Power at the Roots: Gentrification, Community Gardens, and the Puerto Ricans of the Lower East Side

by Miranda J. Martinez

This book is about community gardens and the struggles to save them from gentrified redevelopment in New York City's Lower East Side. It is a vivid account of the community garden preservation movement, focusing...


The Post-Imperial Age: The Great Powers and the Wider World: International Relations Since 1945: a history in two volumes

by J.P.D. Dunbabin

This volume looks at the impact on the wider world of the end of the European empires and their replacement by a new international order dominated by East-West rivalries. After surveying the decolonization process,...