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  • Agenda Setting, the UN, and NGOsby Jutta M. Joachim

    Georgetown University Press 2007; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    In the mid-1990s, when the United Nations adopted positions affirming a woman's right to be free from bodily harm and to control her own reproductive health, it was both a coup for the international women's rights movement and an instructive moment for nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) seeking to influence UN decision making.Prior to the... more...

  • Brave New Digital Classroomby Robert J. Blake; Claire Kramsch

    Georgetown University Press 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 21.56

    Brave New Digital Classroom examines the most effective ways to utilize technology in language learning. The author deftly interweaves the latest results of pedagogical research with descriptions of the most successful computer-assisted language learning (CALL) projects to show how to implement technology in the foreign-language curriculum to assist... more...

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

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 32.95 US$ 26.36

    Analyzing Intelligence , now in a revised and extensively updated second edition, assesses the state of the profession of intelligence analysis from the practitioners point of view. The contributors—most of whom have held senior positions in the US intelligence community—review the evolution of the field, the rise of new challenges, pitfalls... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Intelligenceby Michael Warner

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    This sweeping history of the development of professional, institutionalized intelligence examines the implications of the fall of the state monopoly on espionage today and beyond. During the Cold War, only the alliances clustered around the two superpowers maintained viable intelligence endeavors, whereas a century ago, many states could aspire to... more...

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

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 20.25 US$ 16.20

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

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

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 37.50 US$ 30.00

    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 2008; US$ 22.50 US$ 18.00

    This book pushes scholars, students, and professionals to rethink what they know about collaborative public management—and to strive harder to achieve its full potential. more...

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

    Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 32.95 US$ 26.36

    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 US$ 23.96

    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 US$ 18.00

    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...