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- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 22.00
This book explores why certain kinds of societies are subject to certain kinds of colonialism and why these forms of colonialism give rise to countries with differing levels of economic prosperity and social well-being. more...
- Algonquin Books 1998; US$ 17.95
The puppy was dying when James Mahoney found her. Molly was not the first dying animal the research veterinarian had seen. But Molly's struggle sent him barreling over rough Jamaican mountains in a borrowed car, searching for the equipment he'd need to save her. More than a story about a dog, this is the story of a rescued man. He asks himself questions:... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Some in the social sciences argue that the same logic applies to both qualitative and quantitative methods. In A Tale of Two Cultures , Gary Goertz and James Mahoney demonstrate that these two paradigms constitute different cultures, each internally coherent yet marked by contrasting norms, practices, and toolkits. They identify and discuss major... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 24.00
The book considers the accomplishments and agendas of comparative-historical research in the social sciences. more...
- Springer London 2009; US$ 109.00
A 'how-to' book for medical aid workers - doctors, nurses and paramedics - working in hostile environments (natural disasters, man-made disasters, conflict in all its forms and remote or austere industrial settings). This manual provides information on what is going on, how to get involved, how to get ready, guidance on what to do out there, and how... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 41.95
This ABC introduces medicine in areas of conflict or natural disaster responding to the growing number of regions affected. Chapters deal with subjects such as earthquakes and landslides as well as nuclear incidents and biological warfare both nationally and internationally. It covers both logistical planning and medical aid as well as post-conflict... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 30.99
In the last ten years, there has been a resurgence of interest in repression and violence within states. Paths to State Repression improves our understanding of why states use political repression, highlighting its relationship to dissent and mass protest. The authors draw upon a wide variety of political-economic contexts, methodological approaches,... more...