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- Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 27.26
This text offers an alternative account of the history of the Australian environment and the lessons to be learned for conservation in the next millennium. Spanning 50,000 years, it explores the myths that abound in scientific and popular writing, and the theories about the place of humans in the ecology of this vast landmass. In particular,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 28.00
This reference work defines more than 1,200 terms and concepts that have been found useful in past research and theory on the nonprofit sector. The entries reflect the importance of associations, citizen participation, philanthropy, voluntary action, nonprofit management, volunteer administration, leisure,... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2005; US$ 23.96
George John Beto (1916-1991) is best known for his contributions to criminal justice. This book, authored by two of his former students, examines the entire life of Beto and his many achievements in the fields of both education and criminal justice. more...
- University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Written by an impressive team of more than 150 scholars and writers, the readable narratives include each subject?s name, birth and death dates, place of birth, education, and career and contributions. Many of the names will be instantly recognizable to most Iowans; others are largely forgotten but deserve to be remembered. Beyond the distinctive lives... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 150.00
This book explores the role of civil servants and their trade unions in the public management reform process, framing it in its economic, social, cultural and legal contexts. Building on neo-institutional and stakeholder theories, the book shows how staff and their representative organisations have influenced the formulation and implementation of public... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 26.99
By 1840, American politics was a paradox?unprecedented freedom and equality for men of European descent, and the simultaneous isolation and degradation of people of African and Native American descent. Historians have often characterized this phenomenon as the "white republic." Race and the Early Republic offers a rich account of how this paradox... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2007; US$ 34.95
Lincoln?s reelection in 1864 was a pivotal moment in the history of the United States. The Emancipation Proclamation had officially gone into effect on January 1, 1863, and the proposed Thirteenth Amendment had become a campaign issue. Lincoln and Freedom: Slavery, Emancipation, and the Thirteenth Amendment captures these historic times, profiling... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 64.99
This anthology of hard-to-find primary documents provides a solid overview of the foundations of American media studies. Focusing on mass communication and society and how this research fits into larger patterns of social thought, this valuable collection features key texts covering the media studies traditions of the Chicago school, the effects tradition,... more...