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  • Political Philosophy: A Very Short Introductionby David Miller

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    This book introduces readers to the concepts of political philosophy - authority, democracy, freedom and its limits, justice, feminism, multiculturalism, and nationality. Accessibly written and assuming no previous knowledge of the subject, it encourages the reader to think clearly and critically about the leading political questions of our time. more...

  • Democracy: A Very Short Introductionby Bernard Crick

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    No political concept is more used, and misused, than that of democracy. Nearly every regime today claims to be democratic, but not all 'democracies' allow free politics, and free politics existed long before democratic franchises.This book is a short account of the history of the doctrine and practice of democracy, and of the usages and practices associated... more...

  • Political Writingsby Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès; Michael Sonenscher

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 12.50

    The abbé Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (1748-1836) expressed the essence of his thought in a series of three pamphlets published in the months leading up to the meeting of the Estates-General in 1789. This volume presents all three essays - Views of the Executive Means , An Essay on Privileges , and What Is the Third Estate? - in their entirety. more...

  • The Economic Voteby Raymond M. Duch; Randolph T. Stevenson

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    The book explains how different political and economic circumstances account for the variation in the economic vote. more...

  • The Nineby Jeffrey Toobin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00

    In The Nine , acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important?and secret?legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. An institution at a moment of transition, the Court now stands at a crucial point, with major changes in store... more...

  • The Working Poorby David K. Shipler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95

    ?Nobody who works hard should be poor in America,? writes Pulitzer Prize winner David Shipler. Clear-headed, rigorous, and compassionate, he journeys deeply into the lives of individual store clerks and factory workers, farm laborers and sweat-shop seamstresses, illegal immigrants in menial jobs and Americans saddled with immense student loans and... more...

  • Crazy Like Usby Ethan Watters

    Free Press 2010; US$ 11.79

    It is well known that American culture is a dominant force at home and abroad; our exportation of everything from movies to junk food is a well-documented phenomenon. But is it possible America's most troubling impact on the globalizing world has yet to be accounted for? In Crazy Like Us , Ethan Watters reveals that the most devastating consequence... more...

  • A Matter of Interpretationby Antonin Scalia; Amy Gutmann

    Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 18.95 US$ 15.16

    We are all familiar with the image of the immensely clever judge who discerns the best rule of common law for the case at hand. According to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a judge like this can maneuver through earlier cases to achieve the desired aim--"distinguishing one prior case on his left, straight-arming another one on his right,... more...

  • Principles and Practices of Case Management in Rehabilitation Counselingby Davis E. Martin

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 54.95

    This second edition is a major revision and update of Rehabilitation and Disability: Psychosocial Case Studies. The role and function of the rehabilitation counselor is described relative to the principles and practices of case management in the vocational rehabilitation process. The first chapter describes landmark legislation that has ensured the... more...

  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegasby Hunter S. Thompson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page.  It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the strangest journeys ever undertaken. Now this cult classic of gonzo journalism is a major... more...