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  • Collective Resistance in Chinaby Yongshun Cai

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 23.95

    This book addresses the factors that determine the direct and indirect outcomes of collective resistance in contemporary China as well as the government's strategies to maintain social stability amid the numerous social conflicts. more...

  • Introductory Econometricsby Jeffrey Zax

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 80.00

    Introductory Econometrics: Intuition, Proof, and Practice attempts to distill econometrics into a form that preserves its essence, but that is acceptable?and even appealing?to the student's intellectual palate. This book insists on rigor when it is essential, but it emphasizes intuition and seizes upon entertainment wherever possible. Introductory... more...

  • The Hierarchies of Slavery in Santos, Brazil, 1822?1888by Ian Read

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 65.00

    Despite the inherent brutality of slavery, some slaves could find small but important opportunities to act decisively. The Hierarchies of Slavery in Santos, Brazil, 1822?1888 explores such moments of opportunity and resistance in Santos, a Southeastern township in Imperial Brazil. It argues that slavery in Brazil was hierarchical: slaves' fleeting... more...

  • Adaptive Actionby Glenda Eoyang; Royce Holladay

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 27.95

    Rooted in the study of chaos and complexity, Adaptive Action introduces a simple, common sense process that will guide you and your organization into reflective action. This elegant method prompts readers to engage with three deceptively simple questions: What? So what? Now what? The first leads to careful observation. The second invites you to... more...

  • Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomatsby Winifred Tate

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    In 2000, the U.S. passed a major aid package that was going to help Colombia do it all: cut drug trafficking, defeat leftist guerrillas, support peace, and build democracy. More than 80% of the assistance, however, was military aid, at a time when the Colombian security forces were linked to abusive, drug-trafficking paramilitary forces. Drugs, Thugs,... more...

  • Thinking Through Animalsby Matthew Calarco

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    The rapidly expanding field of critical animal studies now offers a myriad of theoretical and philosophical positions from which to choose. This timely book provides an overview and analysis of the most influential of these trends. Approachable and concise, it is intended for readers sympathetic to the project of changing our ways of thinking about... more...

  • Scripting Revolutionby Keith Baker; Dan Edelstein

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    The "Arab Spring" was heralded and publicly embraced by foreign leaders of many countries that define themselves by their own historic revolutions. The contributors to this volume examine the legitimacy of these comparisons by exploring whether or not all modern revolutions follow a pattern or script. Traditionally, historians have studied revolutions... 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...