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- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 27.99
In the past five decades there have been many, many forecasts of impending environmental doom. They have universally been proven wrong. Meanwhile, those who have bet on human resourcefulness have almost always been correct. In his widely praised book Ecoscam, Ronald Bailey strongly countered environmentalist alarmism, using facts to demonstrate... more...
- Verso Books 2015; US$ 29.95
Both green and red analyses of capitalism?s deepening contradictions have acknowledged the close relation of economic and environmental crises. But environmentalists have not yet fully integrated social and historical factors in their scathing indictment of the current disaster. Capitalism in the Web of Life will undoubtedly help to change that.... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 10.95
In The Glass Half Full , filmmaker Eleanor Yule and academic David Manderson identify cultural miserablism as an important aspect of Scottish life.Yule and Manderson explore where this bleak take on Scottish life came from, its literary and cultural expressions, and in particular, identify this phenomenon in film and how it has risen to the level of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 72.95
Beyond the Battlefield: The New Military Professionalism presents the nature and character of military professionalism. This book describes the increasing tendency for the military to view professionalism mainly in terms of military skills. Organized into five parts encompassing 13 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the various concepts... more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 14.30
Religiöser Pluralismus ist in nahezu allen westlichen, aber auch in vielen sich entwickelnden Gesellschaften zu einer zentralen sozialen und politischen Herausforderung avanciert. Die neue Vielfalt speist sich aus Einwanderungsprozessen, der stärkeren Sichtbarkeit religiöser Minderheiten und auch nicht zuletzt aus der wachsenden Zahl derer, die überhaupt... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Since its establishment in 1965 the National Endowment for the Humanities has distributed many millions of dollars in grants. Has the money been well spent? What impact have the Endowment's programs had on the academic community, the schools, and the public at large? In this first book-length study of the Endowment, Stephen Miller offers a trenchant... more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2015; US$ 14.16
Der Islam ist heute die zweitgrößte Religion in Deutschland und durch Moscheen wie auch andere religiöse Symbole in der Öffentlichkeit präsent. Zugleich ist sein Bild in weiten Teilen der Bevölkerung ungewöhnlich negativ geprägt. Diese Ablehnung lässt sich in einer zunehmend pluralistischen und multireligiösen Gesellschaft nicht als Randerscheinung... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 119.99
During the late 1970s and 1980s speaking out about the traumatic reality of incest and rape was a rare and politically groundbreaking act. Today it is a ubiquitous feature of popular culture and its political value uncertain. In Violence and the Cultural Politics of Trauma, Jane Kilby explores the complexity and consequences of this shift in giving... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
Compliance and enforcement is a fundamental issue within environmental law. But despite its pertinence, it is an area that has been neglected in academic research. Addressing this gap, this timely book considers the circumstances under which networking can increase the effectiveness of environmental enforcement. more...