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  • Analyzing Intelligenceby Roger Z. George; James B. Bruce

    Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    Drawing on the individual and collective experience of recognized intelligence experts and scholars in the field, Analyzing Intelligence provides the first comprehensive assessment of the state of intelligence analysis since 9/11. Its in-depth and balanced evaluation of more than fifty years of U.S. analysis includes a critique of why it has under-performed... more...

  • Memos to the Governorby Dall W Forsythe; Donald J. Boyd

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    This revised and updated edition of Memos to the Governor is a concise and highly readable guidebook that explains in clear, understandable prose the technical, economic, and political dynamics of budget making. Updated with many new examples of budget quandaries from recent years, this book helps current and future public administrators untangle the... more...

  • Practical Decision Making in Health Care Ethicsby Raymond J. Devettere

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 37.50

    For nearly fifteen years Practical Decision Making in Health Care Ethics has offered scholars and students a highly accessible and teachable alternative to the dominant principle-based theories in the field. DevettereÆs approach is not based on an ethics of abstract obligations and duties, but, following Aristotle, on how to live a fulfilled and... more...

  • Conversations on the Edgeby Richard M. Zaner

    Georgetown University Press 2004; US$ 24.95

    At the edge of mortality there is a place where the seriously ill or dying waitùa place where they may often feel vulnerable or alone. For over forty years, bioethicist cum philosopher Richard Zaner has been at the side of many of those people offering his incalculable gift of listening, and helping to lighten their burdensùnot only with... more...

  • 3,000 locuciones verbales y combinaciones frecuentesby Adela Robles-Sez

    Georgetown University Press 2011; US$ 59.95

    This extensive Spanish language reference explains the logic behind more than 3,000 frequently used verb phrases and combinations that make Spanish speech sound native. Each entry includes a definition of the phrase including its register, synonyms, antonyms, complementary expressions, grammatical patterns, and examples of how the combinations are... more...

  • Accountabilityby Virginia A. Sharpe

    Georgetown University Press 2004; US$ 49.95

    According to a recent Institute of Medicine report, as many as 98,000 Americans die each year as a result of medical error—a figure higher than deaths from automobile accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS. That astounding number of fatalities does not include the number of those serious mistakes that are grievous and damaging but not fatal. Who can... more...

  • The Acting Person and Christian Moral Lifeby Darlene Fozard Weaverm

    Georgetown University Press 2011; US$ 32.95

    What may we say about the significance of particular moral actions for one's relationship with God? In this provocative analysis of contemporary Catholic moral theology Darlene Fozard Weaver shows the person as a moral agent acting in relation to God. Using an overarching theological context of sinful estrangement from and gracious reconciliation... more...

  • Afghan Endgamesby Hy Rothstein; John Arquilla

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    The United States and its allies have been fighting the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan for a decade in a war that either side could still win. While a gradual drawdown has begun, significant numbers of US combat troops will remain in Afghanistan until at least 2014, perhaps longer, depending on the situation on the ground and the outcome of the... more...

  • African American Bioethicsby Lawrence J. Prograis; Edmund D. Pellegrino

    Georgetown University Press 2007; US$ 26.95

    Do people of differing ethnicities, cultures, and races view medicine and bioethics differently? And, if they do, should they? Are doctors and researchers taking environmental perspectives into account when dealing with patients? If so, is it done effectively and properly? In African American Bioethics, Lawrence J. Prograis Jr. and Edmund D. Pellegrino... more...

  • The African Renaissance and the Afro-Arab Springby Charles Villa-Vicencio; Erik Doxtader; Ebrahim Moosa

    Georgetown University Press 2015; US$ 32.95

    The African Renaissance and the Afro-Arab Spring addresses the often unspoken connection between the powerful call for a political-cultural renaissance that emerged with the end of South African apartheid and the popular revolts of 2011 that dramatically remade the landscape in Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia. Looking between southern and northern Africa,... more...