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  • Comparative Perspectives on Social Movementsby Doug McAdam; John D. McCarthy; Mayer N. Zald

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 32.00

    This volume, first published in 1996, examines various social movements from a comparative perspective. more...

  • Remapping Realityby John A. McCarthy

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 105.00

    This book is about intersections among science, philosophy, and literature. It bridges the gap between the traditional “cultures” of science and the humanities by constituting an area of interaction that some have called a “third culture.” By asking questions about three disciplines rather than about just two, as is customary in... more...

  • You Can't Hide the Sunby John McCarthy

    Transworld 2012; US$ 15.98

    ?Fascinating and timely? Jeremy Bowen Held hostage for many years by terrorists in Lebanon, John McCarthy is all too familiar with the pain and injustice of being denied your home. Determined to understand the day-to-day complexities of being a Palestian-Arab in modern-day Israel, he embarks on a deeply personal journey from the shores of... more...

  • Partnership, Collaborative Planning and Urban Regenerationby Dr John McCarthy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    Approaches to urban regeneration have changed dramatically throughout Europe and the USA over recent decades. This engaging book provides critical consideration of such theories in terms of their application to practice and suggests ways in which the practice of urban regeneration can be improved in terms of inclusion, equity and sustainability. more...

  • Optimality Theory in Phonologyby John J. McCarthy

    Wiley 2008; US$ 186.95

    "This is the book we have all been waiting for. By 'we' I mean everybody who is not a cutting-edge researcher in OT phonology but who hopes to become one, or who needs to know about OT in order to teach phonology in an up-to-date fashion, or who is interested in what has been perhaps the most vigorous and fruitful trend in generative linguistic theory... more...

  • Hidden Generalizationsby John J. McCarthy

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 37.95

    Hidden Generalizations is the first monograph devoted exclusively to the problem of phonological opacity. Opacity arises when the conditions for or results of an active phonological process are not evident in the speech signal. Opacity is particularly important in Optimality Theory, which lacks the standard means of analyzing opacity, rule ordering. more...

  • Doing Optimality Theoryby John J. McCarthy

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2009; US$ 109.95

    Doing Optimality Theory brings together examples and practical, detailed advice for undergraduates and graduate students working in linguistics. Given that the basic premises of Optimality Theory are markedly different from other linguistic theories, this book presents the analytic techniques and new ways of thinking and theorizing that are required.... more...

  • A Thematic Guide to Optimality Theoryby John J. McCarthy

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00

    Explains and explores the central premises of OT and the results of their praxis. more...

  • Charles II: The Last Rallyby Hilaire Belloc; Dr. John McCarthy

    IHS Press 2003; US$ 14.95

    In The Last Rally , Belloc narrates with clarity and vigor a central episode in the decline of the English Monarchy. Restored to the throne following the interlude of Cromwell's "Commonwealth," Charles II devoted his life as King of England to maintaining the integrity of the throne against all the forces arrayed against it: the power of the great... more...

  • Protest Nationby Timothy Patrick McCarthy; John McMillian

    The New Press 2010; US$ 17.95

    Timothy Patrick McCarthy is Lecturer and Director of the Human Rights and Social Movements Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. Educated at Harvard College and Columbia University, where he received his PhD in History, he is co-editor of The Radical Reader (New Press, 2003) and Prophets of Protest (New Press, 2006). McCarthy was an outspoken... more...