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  • Pakistan's Counterterrorism Challengeby Moeed Yusuf

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Pakistan, which since 9/11 has come to be seen as one of the world’s most dangerous places and has been referred to as "the epicenter of international terrorism," faces an acute counterterrorism (CT) challenge. The book focuses on violence being perpetrated against the Pakistani state by Islamist groups and how Pakistan can address these... more...

  • Investing in the Disadvantagedby David L. Weimer; Aidan R. Vining

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 22.50

    A comprehensive review of how cost-benefit analysis can improve effectiveness and efficiency in the most important areas of social policy. more...

  • The Critical Callingby Richard A. McCormick

    Georgetown University Press 2006; US$ 26.95

    When Richard A. McCormick's The Critical Calling was first published, Andrew M. Greeley commented that in years to come scholars will look back on Father McCormick's work and say, 'This was a man who knew what he was talking about!' In this reissue, with a new foreword by Lisa Sowle Cahill, both first-time readers and those opening... more...

  • Talking Politics?by Sheila Suess Kennedy

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 4.95

    Honest, objective, and informed political debates are all too rare in today?s polarized and partisan climate. Public policy is increasingly driven by ideology while political spin, distortions, and even demonizing opponents by disseminating outright lies are routine practice from Washington to the local city council. Super-heated and hyper-partisan... more...

  • Cyber Blockadesby Alison Lawlor Russell

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Cyber Blockades is the first book to examine the phenomena of blockade operations in cyberspace, large-scale attacks on infrastructure or systems that aim to prevent an entire state from sending or receiving electronic data. Cyber blockades can take place through digital, physical, and/or electromagnetic means. Blockade operations have historically... more...

  • Teaching Advanced Language Skills through Global Debateby Tony Brown; Jennifer Bown

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 4.95

    Using debate to develop advanced competency in a second language is a method that is finding increased interest among instructors and students alike, whether in synchronous online teaching or the individual classroom. Through debate, students learn how to make hypotheses, support their conclusions with evidence, and deploy the rhetoric of persuasion... more...

  • Salafism in Lebanonby Robert G. Rabil

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Salafism, comprised of fundamentalist Islamic movements whose adherents consider themselves the only "saved" sect of Islam, has been little studied, remains shrouded in misconceptions, and has provoked new interest as Salafists have recently staked a claim to power in some Arab states while spearheading battles against "infidel"... more...

  • Globalization and India's Economic Integrationby Baldev Raj Nayar

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 69.95

    A common critique of globalization is that it causes economic segmentation and even disintegration of the national economy. Quite to the contrary, Baldev Raj Nayar provides a thorough empirical treatment of India’s political economy that challenges this critique by demonstrating that, on balance, both state and market have functioned to attenuate... more...

  • The Indian Ocean and US Grand Strategyby Peter Dombrowski; Andrew C. Winner

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The Indian Ocean, with its critical routes for global commerce, is a potentially volatile location for geopolitical strife. Even as the region’s role in the international economy and as a highway to conflict zones increases, the US has failed to advance a coherent strategy for protecting its interests in the Indian Ocean or for managing complex... more...

  • Islamic Radicalism and Global Jihadby Devin R. Springer; James L. Regens; David N. Edger

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 20.25

    An accessible overview of the philosophical foundations, strategic vision, organizational dynamics, and tactics of the modern jihadist movement—specifically Al-Qa’ida. more...