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- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 110.00
Leading scholars examine the conflicting paradigms of affluence and destitution in the United States?as well as other free societies?and discuss the influence of education, race, and status on economic mobility. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 184.95
In the past few decades, the field of transportation has changed dramatically. Deregulation and greater reliance on markets and the private sector has helped to reconfigure the transport industries, while the rise of intermodal goods and global commerce has produced efficiencies of operation and a greater interdependence among transport modes. In addition,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00
This book presents case studies of recent and often spectacular failures of policy including the BSE crisis, the 'Arms to Iraq' affair, the German currency union, and asks what is meant by policy 'disaster'. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00
Immigration is a comprehensive examination of U.S. immigration policies and their impact on the nation, combining a historical overview and a guide to how immigration works in practice. In this one-volume compendium on the history, politics, culture, and contributions of immigrants to the United States, the author uses his experience in key immigration... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 125.00
Joint fact-finding is a cooperative venture and communication among the participants is critical to success. Analysts have begun to recognize this and have started to adjust their craft to reflect the communicative character of their work. Non-analysts usually judge experts' opinions by their value, effectiveness, and legitimacy rather than soundness... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
Humanitarianism has arguably become the key frame through which multifarious actors of world evaluate each other legitimacy and determinate their roles in the current world. Moreover, this new "humanitarian paradigm" has become an essential expression of what is meant by international community and contemporary world order behind it. The book examines... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 145.00
Reactions to pandemics are unlike any other global emergency; with an emphasis on withdrawal and containment of the sight of the infected. Dealing with the historical and conceptual background of diseases in politics and international relations, this volume investigates the global political reaction to pandemic scares. By evaluating anxiety and the... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 22.95
For the past two decades Americans over age 60 have increasingly delayed their withdrawal from the workforce, a reversal of a century-old trend toward early retirement. For instance, from 1991 to 2010 the employment rate increased by more than half among 68-year-old men and by about two-thirds among women of the same age. Using data from the Current... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 165.00
Processes of change, stagnation and development in the countries of the Gulf Co-operation Council are analyzed in this book. The contributors show impact of oil revenues on population change and social development and on redefining the socio-economic role of the state. Oil could open venues for industrialization and development. However, lack of population... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Israel and Palestine are water scarce. As the peace process continues amidst ongoing violence, water remains a political and environmental issue. Water Wisdom is model for those who believe that water conflict can be an opportunity for cooperation rather than violence. Thirty leading Palestinian and Israeli activists, water scientists, politicians,... more...