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  • The Struggle for Equal Adulthoodby Corinne T. Field

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Struggle for Equal Adulthood: Gender, Race, Age, and the Fight for Citizenship in Antebellum America more...

  • What Women Really Wantby Morgan Brittany; Gina Loudon; Ann-Marie Murrell

    WND Books 2014; US$ 19.95

    In the 1950s women were seen as docile homemakers due to the propaganda of the vocal but few feminazis of the 1960s. The 1970s through the 1990s women experienced the fallout of the so-called liberation of women with a rise of angst and self-consciousness that led to depression, image issues, and guilt. Today the traditional woman, the new lady, is... more...

  • The Military Covenantby Sarah Ingham

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The Military Covenant states that in exchange for their military service and their willingness to make the ultimate sacrifice, soldiers should receive the nation’s support. Exploring the concept’s invention by the Army in the late 1990s, its migration to the civilian sphere from 2006 and its subsequent entrenchment in public policy, Ingham... more...

  • Paradoxes of Liberal Democracyby Paul M. Sniderman; Michael Bang Petersen; Rune Slothuus; Rune Stubager

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    In 2005, twelve cartoons mocking the prophet Mohammed appeared in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten , igniting a political firestorm over demands by some Muslims that the claims of their religious faith take precedence over freedom of expression. Given the explosive reaction from Middle Eastern governments, Muslim clerics, and some Danish politicians,... more...

  • Congressional Primary Electionsby Robert G. Boatright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Congressional primaries are increasingly being blamed for polarization and gridlock in Congress. Most American states adopted congressional primaries during the first decades of the 20 th century as a means of breaking the hold of political "bosses" on the nomination of candidates. Yet now, many contend that primaries have become a means by which... more...

  • The End of Intelligenceby David Tucker

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 25.95

    Using espionage as a test case, The End of Intelligence criticizes claims that the recent information revolution has weakened the state, revolutionized warfare, and changed the balance of power between states and non-state actors?and it assesses the potential for realizing any hopes we might have for reforming intelligence and espionage. Examining... more...

  • Moscow in Movementby Samuel Greene

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 25.95

    Moscow in Movement is the first exhaustive study of social movements, protest, and the state-society relationship in Vladimir Putin's Russia. Beginning in 2005 and running through the summer of 2013, the book traces the evolution of the relationship between citizens and their state through a series of in-depth case studies, explaining how Russians... more...

  • Corporations Are Not Peopleby Jeffrey D. Clements; Bill Moyers

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 17.95

    NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Since the Supreme Court?s Citizens United ruling that the rights of things?money and corporations?matter more than the rights of people, America has faced a crisis of democracy. In this timely and thoroughly updated second edition, Jeff Clements describes the strange history of this bizarre ruling, its ongoing destructive... more...

  • Patron Saint of Prostitutesby Helen Mathers; Emma Thompson

    The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78

    The 'steel rape' of women is a scandal that is almost forgotten today. In Victorian England, police forces were granted powers to force any woman they suspected of being a 'common prostitute' to undergo compulsory medical examinations. Women who refused to submit willingly, some as young as 13, could be arrested and incarcerated. The scandal was exposed... more...

  • The Global Revolutionby Silvio Pons; Alan Cameron

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 54.99

    The Global Revolution. A History of International Communism 1917-1991 establishes a relationship between the history of communism and the main processes of globalization in the past century. Drawing on a wealth of archival sources, Silvio Pons analyses the multifaceted and contradictory relationship between the Soviet Union and the international communist... more...