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Open Immigration: Yea & Nay

by Alex Nowrasteh & Mark Krikorian

Open Immigration: Yea by Alex Nowrasteh

Extensive immigration restrictions are an attempt by the U.S. government to centrally manage the demographics, labor market, and culture of the United States instead of...


Moving Toward Resource Recovery Facilities

by Water Environment Federation

Resource recovery is an emerging societal need around the globe.  Due to the ever-increasing pressures on increasingly limited environmental resources, it is critical that recovery of resources (water, nutrients,...


The Article V Amendatory Constitutional Convention

by Thomas E. Brennan

This book describes the process of amending the federal constitution as defined in Article V by means of a convention for proposing amendments. It shows that the constitution can be amended in two ways: either...


Basic Laboratory Procedures for the Operator-Analyst

by Water Environment Federation

This publication includes laboratory procedures most often performed in wastewater laboratories and general wet chemistry procedures, activated sludge process control tests, bacteriological testing, and special...


Saving the St.Lawrence

by F. Pierre Gingras

The climate changes experts predict a drying of 20 to 30 % of the water available in the Great Lakes area in the next century, a forecast already in progress. Environment Canada predicts a 24% flow decreasing....


Approaching the U.S. Constitution

by Kerry L. Hunter

This book argues that, given the political power the Supreme Court enjoys today, the answer to preserving the separation of powers, democracy, and the American commitment to unalienable human rights is to encourage...


The Zero Waste Solution

by Paul Connett & Jeremy Irons

Waste is something we all make every day but often pay little attention to.  That's changing, and model programs around the globe show the many different ways a community can strive for, and achieve, zero-waste...


Physician-Assisted Suicide

by Susan M. Behuniak & Arthur G. Svenson

Whether competent, terminally ill patients have a right to die with the assistance of their physicians or whether state and national governments have legitimate interests in forbidding the exercise of this right...


A Nation Under God?

by Thomas L. Krannawitter & Daniel C. Palm

A Nation Under God? raises the question of why the ACLU relentlessly attacks public expressions of mainstream religious faith. The answer, according to the book's argument, is that the work of the ACLU is informed...


Tried and Convicted

by Michael D. Cicchini

When an individual is accused of a crime he is provided, at least in theory, with numerous constitutional rights throughout the legal process. These constitutional rights, however, are soft and flexible, and...


The War on Terror

by Col. James P. Terry

A former Marine judge advocate and legal counsel to General Colin Powell, James Terry explores the genesis of the United States approach to terror violence and the legal foundation for the nation’s response...


Colonial Constitutionalism

by Robert E. Statham

Colonial Constitutionalism exposes one of the great failures of American democracy. It posits that the creation of a U.S. 'empire' over the last century violated the basis of American constitutionalism through...


Environmental Geomechanics

by Bernard Schrefler & Pierre Delage

This book covers a range of topics that are of increasing importance in engineering practice: natural hazards, pollution, and environmental protection through good practice.

The first half of the book deals with...


Photocatalysis and Water Purification: From Fundamentals to Recent Applications

by Pierre Pichat & Max Lu

Water is one of the essential resources on our planet. Therefore, fresh water and the recycling of waste-water are very important topics in various areas. Energy-saving green technologies are a demand in this...


Environmental Sustainability

by Gamze Tanil & Bedřich Moldan

Reflecting the concerns over environmental sustainability, there has been an increasing focus on the protection of our water resources and on the proper management of our waste. Our economic growth can only...


There Goes the Neighborhood

by Ali Noorani & Juan Williams

A leading advocate for immigration reform interviews a wide range of citizens from communities throughout the nation to gauge the level of acceptance of new immigrants. This compelling approach to the immigration...


The Unelected

by James R. Copland

America is highly polarized around elections, but unelected actors make many of the decisions that affect our lives. In this lucid history, James R. Copland explains how unaccountable agents have taken over...


Chasing Evil

by William J. Sorukas Jr.

Chasing Evil tells the story of the evolution of modern fugitive investigations within the United States Marshals Service and the pursuit of notorious criminals Andrew Phillip Cunanan, Rafael Resendez-Ramirez...


Shoulder to Shoulder

by Evelyn Searle Hess

Our current moment is filled with despair about climate crises and the possibility of coming to any kind of agreement that might change the dire outcomes. In this important antidote to the paralysis of hopelessness,...


Radioactive Waste Management in the 21st Century

by William R Roy

The safe management of radioactive wastes is of paramount importance in gaining both governmental and societal support for nuclear energy. The scope of this new textbook is to provide a comprehensive perspective...