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Political and Spiritual: Essays on Religion, Environment, Disability, and Justice

by Roger S. Gottlieb

This book gathers a variety of illuminating essays by an internationally known scholar of religion and ecology. New writings on technology, facing death, and an intellectual autobiography continue Gottlieb’s...


Community Economic Development in Social Work

by Steven D. Soifer, Joseph B. McNeely, Cathy Costa & Nancy Pickering-Bernheim

Community economic development (CED) is an increasingly essential factor in the revitalization of low- to moderate-income communities. This cutting-edge text explores the intersection of CED and social work...


Copia

by Erika Meitner

Started as a VQR documentary, Copia examines the now-bankrupt city of Detroit, once the thriving heart of the American Dream.


Berlin

by Rory Maclean

Why are we drawn to certain cities? Perhaps because of a story read in childhood. Or a chance teenage meeting. Or maybe simply because the place touches us, embodying in its tribes, towers and history an aspect...


Legacies of Socialist Solidarity: East Germany in Mozambique

by Tanja R. Müller

Through an examination of the individual life trajectories of youth who participated in an educational exchange project between Mozambique and East Germany, this book offers an alternative reading of Mozambique’s...


Reexamining Economic and Political Reforms in Russia, 1985-2000: Generations, Ideas, and Changes

by Vladimir Gel'man, Dmitry Travin & Otar Marganiya

Reexamining Economic and Political Reforms in Russia, 1985–2000: Generations, Ideas, and Changes analyzes the impact of generational changes and ideational changes on major political and economic reforms conducted...


Europe Today: A Twenty-first Century Introduction

by Ronald Tiersky & Erik Jones

Now in its fifth edition, Europe Today presents unrivaled coverage of developments in major European countries and across the region. Thoroughly revised and updated—with a new introduction and an added chapter...


Women and Islam: Myths, Apologies, and the Limits of Feminist Critique

by Ibtissam Bouachrine

Ibtissam Bouachrine's Women and Islam: Myths, Apologies, and the Limits of Feminist Critique calls for a shift away from the unproductive paradigm of “us” vs. the West that has informed discourse on Muslim...


Irish Migrants in New Communities: Seeking the Fair Land?

by Máirtín Ó Catháin, Micheal O hAodha, James B. Swan & Gearoid O hAllmhurain et al.

Irish Migrants in New Communities: Seeking the Fair Land? examines the interactions of Irish migrants and the new societies and experiences that opened up to them through the process of emigration and exile....


War, Pacification, and Mass Murder, 1939: The Einsatzgruppen in Poland

by Jürgen Matthäus, Jochen Böhler & Klaus-Michael Mallmann

This invaluable work traces the role of the Einsatzgruppen of the Security Police and SD, the core group of Himmler’s murder units involved in the “Final Solution of the Jewish Question,” during and immediately...


Food and Everyday Life

by Thomas M. Conroy, David Livert, Hui-tun Chuang & Matthew Day et al.

This book is a qualitative, interpretive, phenomenological, and interdisciplinary, examination of food and food practices and their meanings in the modern world. Each chapter thematically focuses upon a particular...


An Archaeology of Resistance: Materiality and Time in an African Borderland

by Alfredo González-Ruibal

An Archaeology of Resistance: Materiality and Time in an African Borderland studies the tactics of resistance deployed by a variety of indigenous communities in the borderland between Sudan and Ethiopia.The...


The European Culture Area: A Systematic Geography

by Alexander B. Murphy, Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov & Bella Bychkova Jordan

Now in a fully updated edition, this leading textbook has been thoroughly revised to reflect the sweeping changes the past decade has brought to Europe and to incorporate new research and teaching approaches...


International Relations of Asia

by David Shambaugh & Michael Yahuda

As the world's most vital region, Asia embodies explosive economic growth, diverse political systems, vibrant societies, modernizing militaries, cutting-edge technologies, rich cultural traditions amid globalization,...


Understanding International Law through Moot Courts: Genocide, Torture, Habeas Corpus, Chemical Weapons, and the Responsibility to Protect

by Henry F. Carey, Stacey M. Mitchell, Brittany Bromfield & Robert J. Beck et al.

Understanding International Law through Moot Courts analyzes five moot court cases held before the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court. These cases offer insight on the international...


Why the Cocks Fight

by Michele Wucker

Like two roosters in a fighting arena, Haiti and the Dominican Republic are encircled by barriers of geography and poverty. They co-inhabit the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, but their histories are as deeply...


The Hard Way on Purpose

by David Giffels

Award-winning author and journalist David Giffels explores the meaning of identity and place, hamburgers, hard work, and basketball in this collection of wry, irreverent essays reflecting on the many aspects...


Rice Wars in Colonial Vietnam: The Great Famine and the Viet Minh Road to Power

by Geoffrey C. Gunn

This book offers the first detailed English-language examination of the Great Vietnamese Famine of 1945, which left at least a million dead, and links it persuasively to the largely unexpected Viet Minh seizure...


You and Yours

by Naomi Shihab Nye

A beloved, best-selling American poet with an international reputation celebrates the sacred in all things.


Arctic Revolution: Social Change in the Northwest Territories, 1935-1994

by John David Hamilton

This path-breaking book offers some no-nonsense truth about northern development.