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- Random House 2011; US$ 14.38
The notion of identity - personal, religious, ethnic or national - is one that has given rise to heated passions and crimes throughout the history of mankind. What it is that makes each one of us unique and dissimilar to any other individual has been one of the fundamental questions of philosophy from Socrates to Freud. In this important series... more...
- Zed Books 2006; US$ 32.95
US hegemony has reached a dangerous new level under George Bush Jr, and his hubristic militarism will lead to a never-ending cycle of wars, and block all hopes of social and democratic progress. Samir Amin rejects the notion that the current form of neoliberal capitalism - in which imperialism is an integral and permanent part - is an inevitable future... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 77.95
Part analysis of contemporary change and part vision of the future, post-Fordism lends its name to a set of challenging, essential and controversial debates over the nature of capitalism's newest age. This book provides a superb introduction to these debates and their far-reaching implications, and includes key texts by post-Fordism's major theorists... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 24.99
This book provides guidance to policy makers seeking to design effective monitoring systems for disaster response management. This volume describes the data needs that arise after natural disasters, assesses current data management reform efforts, and discusses the institutional preconditions and tactical and strategic steps necessary for establishing... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 29.99
This publication presents tools and techniques for measuring service delivery in health and education and people's experiences from the field in deploying these methods. It begins by providing an introduction to the different methodological tools available for evaluating the performance of the health and education sectors. Country specific experiences... more...
- Zed Books 2009; US$ 35.95
This book positions the social economy conceptually and normatively with the help of case evidence from a number of developed and developing countries. Uniquely, it brings together in English the work of leading scholars of the social economy who are also actively engaged in national and international policy formulation. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2004; US$ 14.95
Afghanistan?s recent history is a sad one: Soviet invasion in 1979; Pakistan-backed internal conflict in the 1980s; the Taliban regime and then the US invasion and the multi-national occupation after the events of September 11th 2001. Why does Afghanistan remain so vulnerable to domestic instability, foreign intervention and ideological extremism?... more...
- The American University in Cairo Press 2006; US$ 9.99
With the razor pen and keen intellect that have won him numerous loyal readers for his previous books, Egyptian economist Galal Amin here takes on the terms of the debate between the Arab world and the West. Amin deconstructs in his own inimitable style the language and underlying assumptions with which the West habitually assails Arab countries and... more...
- The American University in Cairo Press 2001; US$ 9.99
Based on both academic research and the author's own personal experiences and impressions, this delightful and informative book examines the underlying causes of some of the more disturbing social, political, economic, and cultural phenomena that characterize Egyptian society in the 1990s. Egypt's crisis of culture and other woes are often... more...
- The American University in Cairo Press 2004; US$ 13.99
At the time of the Egyptian Revolution in 1952, the population of Egypt was around 22 million. At the end of 2002, it stood at 69 million, and was growing at a rate of 1.33 million a year. What happens to a society that grows so quickly, when the habitable and cultivable land of the country is strictly limited? After the success of Whatever Happened... more...