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- NYU Press 1997; US$ 22.95
In 1971, Paul Harris pioneered the modern version of the black rage defense when he successfully defended a young black man charged with armed bank robbery. Dubbed one of the most novel criminal defenses in American history by Vanity Fair, the black rage defense is enormously controversial, frequently dismissed as irresponsible, nothing less than... more...
- Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller 2014; US$ 5.99
"If all thrillers were written as smoothly, as unpredictably, tense, and thrilling as THE CANDIDATE, I'd be reading all day and night and would probably be out of a job." -- Strand magazine Jack Hodges, a little-known US presidential candidate, knows his campaign is on its last legs. As he speaks at a rally in Iowa, a shot rings out. He survives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Global Warming and East Asia analyses the domestic politics, foreign policy and international relations of climate change in East and Southeast Asia, The countries of this important region are often disproportionately affected by climate change and, as they expand and develop, their contribution to the problem grows. The contributors investigate the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 114.99
This book examines the career of Rufus Anderson, the central figure in the formation and implementation of missionary ideology in the middle decades of the nineteenth century. Corresponding Secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions from 1832 to 1866, Anderson effectively set the terms of debate on missionary policy on both... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 64.95
Analyzing the complex interaction between the material and immaterial aspects of new digital technologies, this book draws upon a mix of theoretical approaches (including sociology, media theory, cultural studies and technological philosophy), to suggest that the ?Matrix? of science fiction and Hollywood is simply an extreme example of how contemporary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
International in perspective, the essays in this volume are primarily concerned with two facets of the mixed economy of welfare--charity and mutual aid. Emphasizing the close relationship between these two elements and the often blurred boundaries between each of them and commercial provision, contributors raise crucial questions about the relationship... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
With the exception of occasional moral panics about the coarsening of public discourse, and the impact of advertising and television violence upon children, mass media tend to be viewed as a neutral or benign part of contemporary life. This book explores the relationship between the mass media and the dis-empowering nature of commodity culture. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
Climate Change and Foreign Policy: Case Studies from East to West and its companion volume, Environmental Change and Foreign Policy: Theory and Practice , examine and explain the role of foreign policy politics, processes and institutions in efforts to protect the environment and natural resources. They seek to highlight international efforts to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Environmental Change and Foreign Policy: Theory and Practice and its companion volume, Climate Change and Foreign Policy: Case Studies from East to West , examine and explain the role of foreign policy politics, processes and institutions in efforts to protect the environment and natural resources. They seek to highlight international efforts to... more...