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Picturing China in the American Press: The Visual Portrayal of Sino-American Relations in Time Magazine

by David D. Perlmutter

Picturing China is the first postDCold War intensive study comparing and contrasting press coverage of an important period in East-West relations to the 'what we know now' of archival history. The book reveals...


Packing Them In: An Archaeology of Environmental Racism in Chicago, 1865-1954

by Sylvia Hood Washington

This important new book by Sylvia Washington adds a vital new dimension to our understanding of environmental history in the United States. Washington excavates and tells the stories of Chicago's poor, working...


Multiple Paths to Knowledge in International Relations: Methodology in the Study of Conflict Management and Conflict Resolution

by Zeev Maoz, Alex Mintz & Clifton T. Morgan

Multiple Paths to Knowledge in International Relations provides a uniquely valuable view of current approaches and findings in conflict studies. While expanding our knowledge of particular conflicts, from the...


Fragmented Identities: Popular Culture, Sex, and Everyday Life in Postcommunist Romania

by Denise Roman

Combining sharp observation, a native's ease in the city, and talent as a storyteller, Denise Roman spiritedly presents the myriad details and the diverging cultural strands of life in postcommunist Bucharest....


Border Crossings: Toward a Comparative Political Theory

by Fred Dallmayr

Comparative political theory is at best an embryonic and marginalized endeavor. As practiced in most Western universities, the study of political theory generally involves a rehearsal of the canon of Western...


Aid Effectiveness in Africa: Developing Trust between Donors and Governments

by Phyllis R. Pomerantz

A significant contribution to the ongoing debate on aid effectiveness, this work examines the extent to which trust is present in today's aid relationships. Pomerantz offers valuable recommendations, learned...


Mosh the Polls: Youth Voters, Popular Culture, and Democratic Engagement

by Brian Cogan

The purpose of this book is to undertake an analysis from a variety of scholarly standpoints of the innovative ways in which both the political process and the entertainment industry appeal to voters under 30...


Race and Reconciliation: Redressing Wounds of Injustice

by John B. Hatch & Aaron David Gresson III

Hatch develops a robust rhetorical theory of reconciliation and applies it to contemporary national and global efforts to redress the racialized wounds and injustices created by slavery. What emerges from this...


Africa in Europe: Antiquity Into the Age of Global Exploration

by Stefan Goodwin

Africa in Europe, in two volumes, is an interdisciplinary work about Europeans that demonstrates fluid boundaries and connections between them and Africans from antiquity until the present. Written by a scholar...


Legislating Without Experience: Case Studies in State Legislative Term Limits

by John C. Green, Rick Farmer & Christopher Z. Mooney

Legislating Without Experience provides an in-depth analysis of individual states experiencing state legislative term limits as well as apples-to-apples comparisons with states that are untermed. It is a valuable...


Iran: Between Tradition and Modernity

by Ramin Jahanbegloo

The Iranian Revolution represented to intellectuals and professionals the potential of spiritual values to triumph over the great power of economic imperialism. Yet out of this revolution has emerged an identity...


Blacks in the White Elite: Will the Progress Continue?

by Richard L. Zweigenhaft & G. William Domhoff

This extensively revised edition of Blacks in the White Establishment? shows why America is at a crucial juncture in relations between blacks and whites, when advances made since the Civil Rights Movement could...


Wife or Worker?: Asian Women and Migration

by Nicola Piper & Mina Roces

This volume challenges the dominant discourse that perceives Asian women as either "mail-order" brides or overseas workers. Providing the first sustained critique of the artificial analytical division between...


Imprisoned Intellectuals: America's Political Prisoners Write on Life, Liberation, and Rebellion

by Joy James

These essays, by writer-activists incarcerated because of their political beliefs and acts, offer some controversial and thought-provoking theories of contemporary social change and liberation movements.


Congress Confronts the Court: The Struggle for Legitimacy and Authority in Lawmaking

by Colton C. Campbell & John F., Jr. Stack

The Supreme Court is frequently portrayed as an isolated entity void of politics that reaches judgments by some unseen and unknowable logic. At the same time, Congress is cast as a singularly political enterprise...


Nietzsche's Mirror: The World as Will to Power

by Linda L. Williams

Nietzsche's Mirror is an introduction to the development and scope of will power in Nietzsche's writings. After arguing that will to power is not metaphysical, it is shown how a non-metaphysical interpretation...


New Directions in Anthropological Kinship

by Linda Stone

Following periods of intense debate and eventual demise, kinship studies is now seeing a revival in anthropology. New Directions in Anthropological Kinship captures these recent trends and explores new avenues...


From the Center to the Edge: The Politics and Policies of the Clinton Presidency

by William C. Berman

From the Center to the Edge is the first historical interpretation of the politics and public policies of the Clinton administration. Eminent political historian William C. Berman describes in penetrating detail...


Undocumented in L.A.: An Immigrant's story

by Dianne Walta Hart

Yamileth's own words.

From start to finish, Undocumented in L.A.: An Immigrant's Story is testimonial literature at its best. This eye-opening work will show the reader the opposition and difficulties undocumented...


Women Reshaping Human Rights: How Extraordinary Activists Are Changing the World

by Marguerite Guzman Bouvard

In Women Reshaping Human Rights ,ordinary yet extraordinary women tell their stories, in their own words. Their deeds span continents and have profoundly affected millions worldwide.Readers will meet Vera Laska,...