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Confronting Rape and Sexual Assault

by Jody Clay-Warner & Mary E. Odem

So serious are the topics of rape and sexual assault that the mere discussion of them is often avoided. In this book, Mary Odem and Jody Clay-Warner examine the complex and painful issue of sexual violence from...


Legal Perspectives on Cultural Resources

by Jennifer R. Richman & Marion P. Forsyth

Collection of original writings on legal aspects of cultural resources protection from practicing lawyers and judges.


Storm Over the Constitution

by Harry V. Jaffa

Written by one of America's foremost political and legal theorists, Storm Over the Constitution examines the arguments of some of the leading proponents of the doctrine of 'original intent.' According to legal...


The Culture Industry Revisited: Theodor W. Adorno on Mass Culture

by Deborah Cook

As the culture wars continue to dominate newspaper headlines and conference panels, much of the debate revolves around the value of and values in popular culture. Many opponents of popular culture have cited...


Conceptions of and Corrections to Majoritarian Tyranny

by Donald L. Beahm

The fundamental tenet of democracy is that the majority rules. Yet as James Madison wrote, 'Wherever the real power in a Government lies, there is the danger of oppression.' In this focused new work, Don Beahm...


World Disorders: Troubled Peace in the Postdcold War Era

by Stanley Hoffmann

Stanley Hoffmann has remarked that 'It wasn't I who chose to study world politics. World politics forced themselves upon me.' Long one of the field's most distinguished thinkers, Hoffmann brings together in...


Environmental Ethics for a Postcolonial World

by Deane Curtin

Deane Curtin puts today's most important social and environmental ethical issues into their historical, political, and philosophical contexts, and offers deep insights into the nature of our freedom and its...


Big Media, Big Money: Cultural Texts and Political Economics

by Ronald V. Bettig & Jeanne Lynn Hall

Bettig and Hall present a lively and scathing critique of the contemporary communications industry. They explore recent news events and challenges posed by the Internet and the effects of copyright control,...


Wild Hunger: The Primal Roots of Modern Addiction

by Bruce Wilshire

This pioneering work explores why our culture is plagued by addictions-by giving serious attention to our genetic legacy from our hunter-gatherer ancestors.


Monday Morning Quarterback

by Jonathan Yardley

In Monday Morning Quarterback, Washington D.C.'s best known columnist offers his wit and wisdom on America in the 1990s, from politics and culture to sports and literature.


Piety, Politics, and Pluralism: Religion, the Courts, and the 2000 Election

by Mary C. Segers, Bette Novitt Evans & George E. Garvey

Piety, Politics, and Pluralism skillfully confronts the question: Is liberal democracy hostile to religion or is it compatible with the rights of believers? Prominent scholars analyze the controversy about religious...


Early Modern Skepticism and the Origins of Toleration

by Alan Levine

This collection of original essays by the nation's leading political theorists examines the origins of modernity and considers the question of tolerance as a product of early modern religious skepticism. Rather...


The European Union in International Politics: Baptism by Fire

by Roy H. Ginsberg

As the world looks to Europe to take on more responsibility in international politics and security in the devastating aftermath of Bosnia and Kosovo, this pathbreaking book provides the first systematic evaluation...


The Founders on Citizenship and Immigration: Principles and Challenges in America

by Edward J. Erler, John Marini & Thomas G. West

Working with the underlying premise that America's founding principles continue to be vital in the modern era, Erler, Marini, and West take a conservative look at immigration, one of today's most pressing political...


The Thatcher Revolution: Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Tony Blair, and the Transformation of Modern Britain

by Earl A. Reitan

Earl A. Reitan examines the polices adopted by three revolutionary Prime Ministers, and insightfully illuminates the broader implications of the leaders' profound influence on British politics and society. Written...


Last Chance for Justice: How Relentless Investigators Uncovered New Evidence Convicting the Birmingham Church Bombers

by T. K. Thorne

Revealing the story of the reopening of the case of the Birmingham, Alabama, church bombing of 1963, this insider’s account divulges the ins and outs of the investigation led by detective Ben Herren of the...


The Weed Runners: Travels with the Outlaw Capitalists of America's Medical Marijuana Trade

by Nicholas Schou

Drawing on unparalleled access to sources including lawyers, The Weed Runners is both journalistic exposé and adventure story. There is a vast network fueling the ongoing nationwide explosion of medical marijuana,...


Democratising the EU from Below?: Citizenship, Civil Society and the Public Sphere

by Ulrike Liebert & Alexander Gattig

This original contribution to the debate about democratic citizenship vis-à-vis the challenges of economic globalization and European political integration presents critical explorations of different fields...


Radicalism Unveiled

by Farhaan Wali

Radicalism Unveiled is an essential and unique contribution to our knowledge concerning the rise of Islamic radicalism in Britain. Through the study of Hizb ut-Tahrir (The Liberation Party), the author shows...


Uncertainty, Diversity and The Common Good: Changing Norms and New Leadership Paradigms

by Stefan Gröschl

Because of a management model emphasizing standardization and a one-size-fits-all approach, the previous good health of firms depended on economic performance and maximizing shareholder value. Financial crisis...