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  • Boundariesby Christine E. Gudorf

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 31.95

    In this expanded and revised edition of a fresh and original case-study textbook on environmental ethics, Christine Gudorf and James Huchingson continue to explore the line that separates the current state of the environment from what it should be in the future. Boundaries begins with a lucid overview of the field, highlighting the key developments... more...

  • Sexual Ethicsby Todd A. Salzman; Michael G. Lawler

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 27.95

    Two principles capture the essence of the Catholic tradition on sexual ethics: that each and every marriage act must remain open to the transmission of life, and that any human genital act must occur within the framework of marriage. In the Catholic tradition, moral sexual activity is institutionalized within the confines of marriage and procreation,... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Intelligenceby Michael Warner

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    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

    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...