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  • The Politics of City-County Mergerby W. E. Lyons

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Although city-county consolidation has been urged for years as a solution for many urban problems, relatively few communities have come to the point of offering such an option to the voters and in most of the communities that have done so, the voters have rejected the idea. In 1972 the voters of Lexington and Fayette County, Kentucky, approved consolidation... more...

  • Little Kingdomsby Robert M. Ireland

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Kentucky's counties though theoretically provinces of the state were in reality powerful semi-sovereign entities during the latter half of the 19th century. Their positive accomplishments were many. Government funds were wisely invested in internal improvements, road construction, law enforcement, tax collection, and relief of the poor. Keen competition... more...

  • A House for All Peoplesby John M. Allswang

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book assesses the role of urban ethnic groups, particularly in terms of the rise of the Democratic Party to national predominance between 1928 and 1932. It builds quantitative and qualitative models for the study of ethnic groups in terms of political behavior. Focusing clearly upon political change and the role of ethnicity, the work advances... more...

  • Hopelessnessby Salman Akhtar; Mary Kay O'Neil

    Karnac Books 2015; US$ 26.95

    Hope is the most reliable sustainer of life. It offers the promise of something good in the future, contributes to resilience, and keeps one going. However, there are circumstances when hope dries up. This book seeks to map out such dark terrain of hopelessness. While it allows for the fact that a modicum of hopelessness might help in reducing infantile... more...

  • A Field Guide to Melancholyby Jacky Bowring

    Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 7.28

    A depressive illness or a passing feeling? Mental detachment or a precursor to genius? Melancholy is a critical part of what it is to be human, yet everything from Prozac to self help psychology books seems intent on removing all signs of sadness, depression, or, quite simply, low moods from contemporary existence. Complex and contradictory, melancholy's... more...

  • Changing the Conversationby Dana Caspersen

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 17.32

    You can't change how other people act in a conflict, and often you can't change your situation. But you can change what you do. Changing the Conversation is a graphic, two-colour manual that teaches essential strategies for resolving conflict in your life. Breaking the process down into 17 easy-to-grasp principles, it shows how you can... more...

  • Bullyingby Laura Martocci

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    In her forceful social history, Bullying , Laura Martocci explores the “bully culture” that has claimed national attention since the late 1990s.    Moving beyond the identification of aggressive behaviors to an analysis of how and why we have arrived at a culture that thrives on humiliation, she critiques the social forces... more...

  • Choosing Not to Choose: Understanding the Value of Choiceby Cass R. Sunstein

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    Our ability to make choices is fundamental to our sense of ourselves as human beings, and essential to the political values of freedom-protecting nations. Whom we love; where we work; how we spend our time; what we buy; such choices define us in the eyes of ourselves and others, and much blood and ink has been spilt to establish and protect our rights... more...

  • Listful Thinkingby Paula Rizzo; Julie Morgenstern

    Cleis Press Start 2015; US$ 15.95

    What do Madonna, Martha Stewart, John Lennon, Ellen DeGeneres, Ben Franklin, Ronald Reagan, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Edison, and Johnny Cash have in common? Each is (or was) a list maker. These successful people, along with CEOs and successful entrepreneurs, all use lists to keep track of their ideas, thoughts, and tasks. Finding enough hours in... more...

  • Counseling Around the Worldby Thomas H. Hohenshil; Norman E. Amundson; Spencer G. Niles

    Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95

    This fascinating book provides a global exchange of information about counseling activities and services; counselor training; and existing professional practices, beliefs, and values. Native counselors and leading experts from 40 countries discuss the opportunities for growth in their countries and the challenges they face. After an introductory section... more...