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- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 18.00
Our traditional image of Chicago?as a gritty metropolis carved into ethnically defined enclaves where the game of machine politics overshadows its ends?is such a powerful shaper of the city?s identity that many of its closest observers fail to notice that a new Chicago has emerged over the past two decades. Larry Bennett here tackles some of our... more...
- Heritage Builders 2015; US$ 3.99
Shortly after his miraculous birth, made possible with help from the phoenix, Prince Ru-lan is captured by Su-ling, the evil enchantress, who plans to raise Ru-lan and use him to take over the kingdom. Several years later, the phoenix reminds the little boy of his real identity and he escapes from Su-ling?s cottage with the help of his animal friends.... more...
- Heritage Builders 2015; US$ 3.99
The evil enchantress Su-ling had a sister, Ya-Mei, the good enchantress. For 200 years, Su-ling had kept Ya-Mei imprisoned in the body of a caged rabbit. Freed when the Emperor destroyed her evil sister, Ya-Mei is very grateful. Many years before her death, Su-ling had placed a curse on the kingdom that, upon her demise, would trigger the unleashing... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 38.99
In this book, Wm. Blake Tyrrell and Larry J. Bennett examine Sophocles' Antigone in the context of its setting in fifth-century Athens. The authors attempt to create an interpretive environment that is true to the issues and interests of fifth-century Athenians, as opposed to those of modern scholars and philosophers. As they contextualize the play... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This groundbreaking book shows how major shifts in federal policy are spurring local public housing authorities to demolish their high-rise, low-income developments, and replace them with affordable low-rise, mixed income communities. It focuses on Chicago, and that city's affordable housing crisis, but it provides analytical frameworks that can be... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95
Rock and Popular Music examines the relations between the policies and institutions which regulate contemporary popular music and the political debates, contradictions and struggles in which those musics are involved. International in its scope and conception, this innovative collection explores the reasons for and ways in which governments have... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 46.95
For generations, visitors, journalists, and social scientists alike have asserted that Chicago is the quintessentially American city. Indeed, the introduction to The New Chicago reminds us that "to know America, you must know Chicago." The contributors boldly announce the demise of the city of broad shoulders and the transformation of its physical,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 49.00
Evaluating Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault is the indispensable "How To" book on setting up a successful evaluation program. It is the first book to look at evaluation in the context of big picture issues such as the push for social change and shifts in public consciousness around violence against women and the broader... more...