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- SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 93.00
Judicial decisions are influenced by myriad political factors, from lawyers and interest groups, to the shifting sentiments of public opinion, to the ideological and behavioral inclinations of the justices. Authors Lee Epstein and Thomas G. Walker show how these dynamics shape the development of constitutional doctrine. Known for fastidious revising... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 26.95 US$ 21.56
Twenty-five years ago, Hollywood released The China Syndrome, featuring Jane Fonda and Michael Douglas as a TVnews crew who witness what appears to be a serious accident at a nuclear power plant. In a spectacular coincidence, on March 28, 1979, less than two weeks after the movie came out, the worst accident in the history of commercial nuclear power... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 63.00 US$ 50.40
How much radiation is too much? J. Samuel Walker examines the evolution, over more than a hundred years, of radiation protection standards and efforts to ensure radiation safety for nuclear workers and for the general public. The risks of radiation?caused by fallout from nuclear bomb testing, exposure from medical or manufacturing procedures, effluents... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 27.22
Power and Prowess reexamines the formation of Sarawak in the middle of the nineteenth century, offering a detailed political history of the period as well as a new interpretation of the establishment of the state by James Brooke and the reactions of indigenous leaders and groups. more...
- LSU Press 2008; US$ 17.95
In the late 1890s a journalist wrote, "Spanish women would rather weep at a husband's or a son's gravesite than blush for lack of patriotic fervor." Yet at a time when women were expected to sacrifice their sons and husbands willingly for the sake of the nation, women organized and led three significant demonstrations against conscription in Spain.... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 26.95 US$ 18.87
Reduce the time and stress associated with your presentations Bookshelves are crowded with books on how to be an exceptional presenter and promise to produce a brilliant, standing-ovation speaker. But what about a presentation resource for the rest of us? There are so many of us regular folk who who want to spend just a little time and effort to... more...
- Double Dragon Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99
She fought her way up from a shanty town to a palace in order to change the world, but her hardest challenge was to change herself. When a small-time goblin gambler falls in love with a deposed human king, the least of her worries is his vengeful usurper. Kip Itxaron has to follow religious visions despite having lost her faith, unite her... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08
In this book Rob Walker offers an original analysis of the relationship between twentieth-century theories of international relations, and the political theory of civil society since the early modern period. He views theories of international relations both as an ideological expression of the modern state, and as a clear indication of the difficulties... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 5.99
The book explores the nature of public conscience, the influence of the generation that came of age in the Progressive Era on the modern civil rights movements, the nature of women?s leadership, the dynamics of civil rights in a multi-racial context, and the way in which religion plays a role in broader social movements. These two ecumenical... more...