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  • A History of the Modern Middle Eastby Betty Anderson

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 44.95

    A History of the Modern Middle East offers a comprehensive assessment of the region, stretching from the fourteenth century and the founding of the Ottoman and Safavid empires through to the present-day protests and upheavals. The textbook focuses on Turkey, Iran, and the Arab countries of the Middle East, as well as areas often left out of Middle... more...

  • Crook Countyby Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 24.00

    Americans are slowly waking up to the dire effects of racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration, especially in disadvantaged neighborhoods and communities of color. The criminal courts are the crucial gateway between police action on the street and the processing of primarily black and Latino defendants into jails and prisons. And... more...

  • Heidegger?s Volkby James Phillips

    Stanford University Press 2005; US$ 25.95

    Heidegger?s engagement and disillusionment with National Socialism can both be properly seen to rest on the notion of ?the people? that he takes over from traditional German nationalism and elaborates in his philosophical critique of the modern subject. more...

  • Making Multiculturalismby Bethany Bryson

    Stanford University Press 2005; US$ 21.95

    Bryson deconstructs the ?canon wars? and uses English departments to demonstrate that social structure is the cornerstone of culture and the appropriate target for cultural policy. more...

  • Rising to the Challengeby Avery Goldstein

    Stanford University Press 2005; US$ 25.95

    This book analyzes a rise in China?s grand strategy for the early twenty-first century and considers its consequences for international peace and security as well as the challenges it poses for policymakers. more...

  • The Blind in French Society from the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Brailleby Zina Weygand; Emily-Jane Cohen

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 62.50

    A history of perceptions of the blind and of their integration or lack thereof in French society, this book introduces us to a host of fictional and real individuals and paints a moving picture of their advances and disappointments, concluding with the triumphant invention of Louis Braille. more...

  • Race and Classificationby Ilona Katzew; Susan Deans-Smith

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 25.95

    This innovative and provocative volume focuses on the historical development of racial thinking and imagining in Mexico and the southwestern United States over a period of almost five centuries, from the earliest decades of Spanish colonial rule and the birth of a multiracial colonial population, to the present. The distinguished contributors to the... more...

  • Balance Sheetby John Duffield; Peter Dombrowski

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    The last six years have witnessed a virtually unending debate over U.S. policy toward Iraq, a debate that is likely to continue well into the new administration and perhaps the next, notwithstanding recent improvements on the ground. Too often, however, the debate has been narrowly framed in terms of the situation in Iraq and what steps the United... more...

  • Raising the Global Floorby Jody Heymann; Alison Earle

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    News stories on the impact of job loss appear daily in the media. Less reported is that working conditions in many countries around the world have deteriorated as rapidly as jobs have been lost?and this affects ten times as many people. Working conditions significantly impact our health, the amount of time we can spend with family, our options during... more...

  • Preventing Catastropheby Keith Hansen; Thomas Graham Jr.

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    This book explains the challenge of monitoring small clandestine WMD programs, how the effort to monitor and prevent terrorist acquisition and use of WMD differs from monitoring and preventing the acquisition and use of WMD by nation states, and puts the Iraqi WMD issue in proper perspective. more...