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- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 194.00
An engaging and eclectic collection of essays from leading scholars on the subject, which looks at affirmative action past and present, analyzes its efficacy, its legacy, and its role in the future of the United States. more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2008; US$ 0.00
Wie muss sich Weiterbildung auf kommunaler Ebene verändern, um auf neue gesellschaftliche Herausforderungen zu reagieren? Dieser Abschlussbericht des Modellprojekts Lernende Einrichtungen der Weiterbildung in Umbruchsituationen (LEWUS) präsentiert Erfahrungen, Ansätze und Tipps für Weiterbildungseinrichtungen. Dabei werden Theorien zum gesellschaftlichen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00
This book considers some recent and spectacular failures in policy-making and asks what is meant by policy 'disaster', the different forms that they can take and why they have occured. These issues are explored in nine contrasting cases drawn from both the European Union and its member states. These include: the devastating crisis in the Belgium political... 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...