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On the Binding Biases of Time and Other Essays on General Semantics and Media Ecology

by Lance Strate

On the Binding Biases of Time and Other Essays on General Semantics and Media Ecology consists of a series of explorations into our use of symbols, language, and media to relate to our environment, and how our...


The Properties of Violence: Claims to Ownership in Representations of Lynching

by Sandy Alexandre

The Properties of Violence focuses on two connected issues: representations of lynching in late-nineteenth and twentieth-century American photographs, poetry, and fiction; and the effects of those representations....


McGraw-Hill Homeland Security Handbook: Strategic Guidance for a Coordinated Approach to Effective Security and Emergency Management, Second Edition

by Kamien David

Featuring a foreword by Michael Chertoff, former Secretary of Homeland Security, The McGraw-Hill Homeland Security Handbook, 2e is the one-stop guide for any professional or student involved in counterterrorism,...


Homicide

by David Simon

From the creator of HBO's The Wire, the classic book about homicide investigation that became the basis for the hit television show

The scene is Baltimore. Twice every three days another citizen is shot, stabbed,...


Arc of Justice

National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2004

by Kevin Boyle

An electrifying story of the sensational murder trial that divided a city and ignited the civil rights struggle

In 1925, Detroit was a smoky swirl of jazz and speakeasies, assembly lines and fistfights. The advent...


The Winner Effect

by Ian H. Robertson

What makes a winner? Why do some people succeed both in life and in business, and others fail? Why do a few individuals end up supremely powerful, while many remain powerless?

The "winner effect" is a term used...


Twain's Brand: Humor in Contemporary American Culture

by Judith Yaross Lee

Samuel L. Clemens lost the 1882 lawsuit declaring his exclusive right to use "Mark Twain" as a commercial trademark, but he succeeded in the marketplace, where synergy among his comic journalism, live performances,...


Globalization of Communes: 1950-2010

by Yaacov Oved

“A scholarly and fascinating look at the concept of the commune around the world, Globalization of Communes: 1950–2010 is a must for anyone who wants to better understand cooperative living in a more impersonal...


Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives

by Amy J. Binder & Kate Wood

Conservative pundits allege that the pervasive liberalism of America’s colleges and universities has detrimental effects on undergraduates, most particularly right-leaning ones. Yet not enough attention has...


Archaeology: The Discipline of Things

by Bjørnar Olsen, Michael Shanks & Timothy Webmoor

Archaeology has always been marked by its particular care, obligation, and loyalty to things. While archaeologists may not share similar perspectives or practices, they find common ground in their concern for...


Fighting for the Speakership: The House and the Rise of Party Government

by Jeffery A. Jenkins & Charles, III Stewart

The Speaker of the House of Representatives is the most powerful partisan figure in the contemporary U.S. Congress. How this came to be, and how the majority party in the House has made control of the speakership...


Translating Slavery Volume I: Gender and Race in French Women?s Writing, 1783-1823

by Doris Kadish & Françoise Massardier-Kenney

Translating Slavery explores the complex interrelationships that exist between translation, gender, and race. By focusing on antislavery writing by French women during the revolutionary period, when a number...


The Feminine and the Sacred

by Catherine Clément, Julia Kristeva & Jane Marie Todd

In November 1996, Catherine Clément and Julia Kristeva began a correspondence exploring the subject of the sacred. Their correspondence lead them to a controversial and fundamental question: is there anything...


Institutional Games and the U.S. Supreme Court

by James R. Rogers, Roy B. Flemming & Jon R. Bond

Over the course of the past decade, the behavioral analysis of decisions by the Supreme Court has turned to game theory to gain new insights into this important institution in American politics. Game theory...


Transforming Politics, Transforming America: The Political and Civic Incorporation of Immigrants in the United States

by Taeku Lee, S. Karthick Ramakrishnan & Ricardo Ramírez

Over the past four decades, the foreign-born population in the United States has nearly tripled, from about 10 million in 1965 to more than 30 million today. This wave of new Americans comes in disproportionately...


Dialect Diversity in America: The Politics of Language Change

by William Labov

The sociolinguist William Labov has worked for decades on change in progress in American dialects and on African American Vernacular English (AAVE). In Dialect Diversity in America, Labov examines the diversity...


Jefferson vs. the Patent Trolls: A Populist Vision of Intellectual Property Rights

by Jeffrey H. Matsuura

Of all the founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson had the most substantial direct experience with the issues surrounding intellectual property rights and their impact on creativity, invention, and innovation. In...


Arbitraging Japan: Dreams of Capitalism at the End of Finance

by Hirokazu Miyazaki

For many financial market professionals worldwide, the era of high finance is over. The times in which bankers and financiers were the primary movers and shakers of both economy and society have come to an abrupt...


Reason to Believe

by Mario Cuomo

The democratic party's most eloquent statesman in a triumph of heart, mind, and voice delivers a vivid rebuke to the radical Republicans running riot in Washington.

Forthright in confessing his party's own failings,...


Slouching Towards Sirte

by Maximilian Forte

NATO’s war in Libya was proclaimed as a humanitarian intervention—bombing in the name of “saving lives.” Attempts at diplomacy were stifled. Peace talks were subverted. Libya was barred from representing...