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The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

by Jonathan Alter

This is the story of a political miracle -- the perfect match of man and moment. Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office in March of 1933 as America touched bottom. Banks were closing everywhere. Millions of people...


The Fiddler in the Subway: The Story of the World-Class Violinist Who Played for Handouts. . . And Other Virtuoso Performances by America's Foremost F

by Gene Weingarten

GENE WEINGARTEN IS THE O. HENRY OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM

Simply the best storyteller around, Weingarten describes the world as you think it is before revealing how it actually is—in narratives that are by turns...


Women and Mathematics: Balancing the Equation

by Susan F. Chipman, Lorelei R. Brush & Donna M. Wilson

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Macho Love: Sex Behind Bars in Central America

by Phd, John Dececco

Macho Love: Sex Behind Bars in Central America is the first in-depth study of sexual culture and AIDS in Latin prisons. Psychologists, social workers, criminologists, and AIDS specialists will discover how the...


Feminist Approaches for Men in Family Therapy

by Michele Bograd

This book is the first of its kind to address the treatment of men in marital and family therapy from a political or feminist perspective. Feminist Approaches for Men in Family Therapy is an important and provocative...


Organ Transplantation in Religious, Ethical, and Social Context: No Room for Death

by William R. DeLong

Enter the world of organ transplantation and develop a new understanding of processes and techniques for working effectively with patients in this increasing medical population. This multidisciplinary overview...


Chaplains to the Imprisoned: Sharing Life with the Incarcerated

by Letitia C Pallone & Richard D Shaw

Chaplains to the Imprisoned begins to fill the information gap through its in-depth study of prison chaplains as seen by co-workers, inmates, and the chaplains themselves. They describe their roles, share difficulties...


Attraction and Attachment: Understanding Styles of Relationships

by Barbara Jo Brothers

Here is a fascinating exploration of the powerful forces of attachment and attraction that determine the formation and styles of couples’relationships. What factors attract one person to another? What determines...


Race, Politics, and Community Development Funding: The Discolor of Money

by Marvin D Feit & Michael Bonds

Learn how racial and political bias often contribute to the misuse of funding and affect low income and minority communities!

Share an insider’s view of how race and politics impact the distribution of city...


Mental Health Issues for Sexual Minority Women: Redefining Women's Mental Health

by Tonda Hughes, Carrol Smith & Alice Dan

Get a full understanding of lesbian mental health concerns!

Mental Health Issues for Sexual Minority Women: Redefining Women's Mental Health presents much-needed research on sexual orientation and sexual minority...


Gay-Straight Alliances: A Handbook for Students, Educators, and Parents

by Ian K. Macgillivray

A step by step guide to the school club that provides a safe place for LGBT and straight kids

A Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) provides a safe place for students to discuss issues, meet others, and get support from...


Asian Values: Encounter with Diversity

by Josiane Cauquelin, Paul Lim & Birgit Mayer-Koenig

This book opens with an examination of values themselves, grappling with western assertions of individual human rights and the eastern emphasis on duties, and analysing selected Asian philosophical and religious...


Democracy in Malaysia: Discourses and Practices

by Khoo Boo Teik Khoo & Francis Loh

Analyses discourses pertinent to democratic politics in Malaysia, including the political elite's interpretation of 'Asian values' and 'Asian democracy', contending Islamic views on democracy, the impact of...


Persian Sufi Poetry: An Introduction to the Mystical Use of Classical Persian Poems

by J. T. P. de Bruijn

Focuses on the poems rather than on their authors. Surveys the development of Persian mystical poetry, dealing first with the relation between Sufism and literature and then with the four main genres of the...


Organising Women's Protest: A Study of Political Styles in Two South Indian Activist Groups

by Eldrid Mageli

This study examines the nature of two women's activist groups in Madras and their activities since 1979, focusing on their work with the media, slum issues, registration of marriages and initiation of an apprenticeship...


The Life of William Pitt, Volume 2: Earl of Chatham

by Basil Williams

This impressive study of the life of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, was first published in 1913 when it achieved instant recognition as a brilliant appraisal of Pitt's career. It is a book with many outstanding...


Oman Under Qaboos: From Coup to Constitution, 1970-1996

by Calvin H. Allen & W. Lynn Rigsbee II

This is an examination of the political, economic and social development of Oman from the accession Sultan Qaboos in a palace coup in 1970 to the promulation of the basic law of 1996. The book argues that the...


Twenty-First Century Weapons Proliferation: Are We Ready?

by James M. Ludes & Henry Sokolski

Leading US security practitioners fromt he Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush and Clinton administrations, plus other experts on proliferation, clarify the weapons proliferation threats that the US and its allies will...


Managing Domestic Dissent in First World War Britain

by Brock Millman

The author argues that the way the British Government managed dissent during World War I is important for understanding the way that the war ended. He argues that a comprehensive and effective system of suppression...


Identity and Territorial Autonomy in Plural Societies

by Ramón|William, Safran Máiz

Focusing on autonomy in countries whose societies are marked by ethnic diversity, this work examines the effects of territorial solutions to the safeguarding of cultural identities. Contributors distinguish...