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  • Islamic Radicalism and Global Jihadby Devin R. Springer

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 28.95

    Jihadist ideology inspires a diverse and decentralized collection of radical groups to fight alleged enemies of Islam and to attempt to ?restore? a holy caliphate to unite Muslim peoples across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Islamic Radicalism and Global Jihad provides unique insights into the philosophical foundations, strategic vision, organizational... more...

  • Little Wordsby Ronald P. Leow; Héctor Campos; Donna Lardiere

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 37.50

    Little Words is an interdisciplinary examination of the functions and change in the use of clitics, pronouns, determiners, conjunctions, discourse particles, auxiliary/light verbs, prepositions, and other “little words” that have played a central role in linguistic theory and in language acquisition research. Leading scholars present advanced... more...

  • The Collaborative Public Managerby Rosemary O'Leary; Lisa Blomgren Bingham

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 30.95

    Today?s public managers not only have to function as leaders within their agencies, they must also establish and coordinate multi-organizational networks of other public agencies, private contractors, and the public. This important transformation has been the subject of an explosion of research in recent years. The Collaborative Public Manager brings... more...

  • Vaults, Mirrors, and Masksby Jennifer E. Sims; Burton Gerber

    Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 32.95

    In one indispensable volume, top practitioners and scholars explain the importance of counterintelligence today and explore the causes of—and practical solutions for—U.S. counterintelligence weaknesses. more...

  • El español en contacto con otras lenguasby Carol A. Klee; Andrew Lynch

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Written in Spanish, this detailed synthesis of wide-ranging research will be a valuable resource for scholars of Hispanic linguistics, language contact, and sociolinguistics. more...

  • Custodians of Placeby Paul G. Lewis; Max Neiman

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 22.50

    What types of cities tend to aggressively pursue industrial or retail firms? What types of cities tend to favor housing over business development? What motivates cities to try to slow residential growth? Custodians of Place answers these and many other questions. 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...

  • Thwarting Enemies at Home and Abroadby William R. Johnson; William Hood

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    A Classic in Counterintelligence?Now Back in Print Originally published in 1987, Thwarting Enemies at Home and Abroad is a unique primer that teaches the principles, strategy, and tradecraft of counterintelligence (CI). CI is often misunderstood and narrowly equated with security and catching spies, which are only part of the picture. As William... more...

  • Organizational Learning at NASAby Julianne G. Mahler

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 22.50

    Organizational learning, especially in public organizations, is an idea that is often promoted but seldom studied in detail. This comparative study of two space shuttle accidents offers insight into organizational learning—and what makes such learning difficult in public organizations. more...

  • Populations, Public Health, and the Lawby Wendy E. Parmet

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 28.95

    Law plays a crucial role in protecting the health of populations. Whether the public health threat is bioterrorism, pandemic influenza, obesity, or lung cancer, law is an essential tool for addressing the problem. Yet for many decades, courts and lawyers have frequently overlooked law?s critical importance to public health. Populations, Public Health,... more...