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  • Universities in Declineby Howard J. Wiarda

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 64.99

    This book examines the declining role of universities in policy generation and analyzes the increasing political influence of Washington-based institutions. This provocative new book identifies such Washington think tanks and policy shops as AEI, CSIS, and the National War College as the main generators of policy ideas. more...

  • Swahili Grammar for Introductory and Intermediate Levelsby Oswald Almasi; Michael David Fallon; Nazish Pardhan Wared

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 46.99

    This comprehensive book is intended for university students and anyone interested in learning Standard Swahili grammar as spoken in the East African Community of Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. On completing this book, the reader will be able to read, write and converse in Swahili with confidence. more...

  • The Passage from Youth to Adulthoodby Pierluca Birindelli

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 29.99

    This book investigates how young adults build their identities in modern society. Looking at narratives from Italian young adults living with their parents and from university students, along with sociological, psychological, and anthropological literature, Pierluca Birindelli explores ?intergenerational collusion? that defines modern adulthood.... more...

  • Heaven's Chancelleryby Irina Zakirova

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 54.99

    There is no universally accepted definition of moral damages. The concept is usually understood in the context of torts that cause psychological harm to a person that are difficult to quantify. Heaven?s Chancellery uses a fictional narrative to describe difficulties of obtaining compensation for damages by victims of moral injustice. more...

  • Embracing Envyby Josh Gressel

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 24.99

    Embracing Envy features interviews with everyday people, reviews of mainstream psychological research, and lessons from wisdom literature that delve into how envy can be seen as meaningful and useful in our daily lives. more...

  • Why Are You Here?by Franklin L. Kury

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 24.99

    Why Are You Here?: A Primer for State Legislators and Citizens is a challenge to America?s 7,382 state legislators and their constituents to critically examine their state legislature and take appropriate action to improve it. more...

  • Islamism and Post-Islamismby Seyed Javad Miri

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 49.99

    Islamism and Post-Islamism analyzes political thought in Iran since 1979. Seyed Javad Miri engages with one of the seminal thinkers in contemporary Iranian politics, Allama Jafari, on key relevant concepts. more...

  • Power of Sisterhoodby Margaret Cain McCarthy; Mary Ann Zollmann

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99

    Power of Sisterhood serves as an historical record of the Apostolic Visitation initiated by the Vatican Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. This book delves into the meaning of the Visitation for women religious as they experienced it and as they move into the future. more...

  • The Higher Education Scene in Americaby Abraham Gitlow; Howard Gitlow

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99

    Based on the authors? experiences in academe over seventy-five years, The Higher Education Scene in America: Some Observations discusses a number of issues that confront America?s higher education scene today. more...

  • Immigration and Xenophobiaby Rosana Barbosa

    University Press of America 2008; US$ 36.99

    In Immigration and Xenophobia, Rosana Barbosa discusses Portuguese migration to Rio de Janeiro from 1822 to 1850 as a significant aspect of the city's history. During the first half of the nineteenth century, many Portuguese fled the difficult economic and social conditions in Portugal for better economic opportunities in post-independence Brazil,... more...