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- University of Ottawa Press 2007; US$ 11.99
Boundaries between business and government are increasingly fluid and often transcended. Yet it remains important to acknowledge and make appropriate use of the fundamental differences between these sectors. more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2006; US$ 16.99
The rapid expansion of the Internet has fueled the emergence of electronic government at all levels in Canada. E-government's first decade featured online service underpinned by a technically secure infrastructure. This service-security nexus entails internal governance reforms aimed at realizing more customer-centric delivery via integration and... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 106.55
The Westminster-stylized model of Parliamentary democratic governance is out of step with today?s digitally and socially networked world. The resulting context for public sector governance brings both promise and peril ? with profound consequences for public servants, elected officials, and citizens alike. This book presents a timely and thorough... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 170.49
It has been said that history is a debate between the present and the past about the future. Nowhere are these lines drawn more significantly than in the study of science and war. And nowhere is the discourse more relevant, than in the study of science and technology as foundations and multipliers of military power. This book is concerned with one... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99
By focusing on male leaders of the abolitionist movement, historians have often overlooked the great grassroots army of women who also fought to eliminate slavery. Here, Julie Roy Jeffrey explores the involvement of ordinary women--black and white--in the most significant reform movement prior to the Civil War. She offers a complex and compelling portrait... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99
In Abolitionists Remember , Julie Roy Jeffrey illuminates a second, little-noted antislavery struggle as abolitionists in the postwar period attempted to counter the nation's growing inclination to forget why the war was fought, what slavery was really like, and why the abolitionist cause was so important. In the rush to mend fences after the Civil... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 14.99
This volume explores and contextualizes the contributions of Gilles Paquet as a social scientist. A quintessential public intellectual, Gilles Paquet's long and multifaceted career has shown him to be a thinker of significant power and creativity. This self-described "homo hereticus"--always critical and sometimes controversial--has influenced scholars... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 37.95
This book examines ageing in the context of the many faiths and cultures that make up Western society, and provides carers with the knowledge they need to deliver appropriate care to people of all faiths. Chapters are written by authoritative figures from each of the world's major faith groups about the beliefs and practices of their older people. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 35.99
A growing international recognition and concern about the consequences of religious faith and its relationship to public policy is a centerpiece of daily discourse and global media coverage. This timely and important book presents a series of conversations steeped in a diversity of viewpoints about the nature, role, and impact of religiously grounded... more...