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- Springer 2009; US$ 39.99
Confounding all conventional wisdom, the fertility rate in the Islamic Republic of Iran fell from around 7.0 births per woman in the early 1980s to 1.9 births per woman in 2006. That this, the largest and fastest fall in fertility ever recorded, should have occurred in one of the world's few Islamic Republics demands explanation. This book, based... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.95
The further adventures of "Dr. Gonzo" as he defends the "cucarachas" -- the Chicanos of East Los Angeles. Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano lawyer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo" a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan... more...
- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 37.95
The First World War has been described as the "primordial catastrophe of the twentieth century." Arguably, Italian Fascism, German National Socialism and Soviet Leninism and Stalinism would not have emerged without the cultural and political shock of World War I. The question why this catastrophe happened therefore preoccupies historians to this day.... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 113.95
In this provocative book, philosopher Nicholas Agar defends the idea that parents should be allowed to enhance their children’s characteristics. Gets away from fears of a Huxleyan ‘Brave New World’ or a return to the fascist eugenics of the past Written from a philosophically and scientifically informed point of view Considers real... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 50.00
This work covers the populations and social forces that have shaped the character of racial and ethnic diversity in the USA. It explores historical and up-to-date US census data on racial and ethnic populations, and includes biographical sketches of racial and ethnic minority individuals. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 98.95
With the emergence of fertility declines in the greater part of the developing world, study of the phenomenon has increased profoundly over the last three decades, and a voluminous amount of literature has emerged. Yet our knowledge of the decline is scattered in numerous publications, making sources difficult to find. This bibliography provides a... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 53.95
Online usability testing allows usability practitioners to get simultaneous feedback about their web and software applications from 1,000s of participants in countless market segments. Companies want quantifiable user feedback early in their development process, rather than waiting until design and programming are already underway. Online usability... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1998; US$ 45.00
The rich and diversified archaeological record recovered at Asana--which spans from 10,000 to 3,500 years ago--includes the earliest houses as well as public and ceremonial buildings in the central cordillera. Built, used, and abandoned over many millennia, the Asana structures completely transform our understanding of the antiquity and development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 170.00
Over the last decade, concepts of diaspora and locality have gained complex new meanings in political discourse as well as in social and cultural studies. Diaspora, in particular, has acquired new meanings related to notions such as global deterritorialization, transnational migration and cultural hybridity. The authors discuss the key concepts and... more...