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  • The End of Socialismby James Otteson

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 23.00

    The End of Socialism explores the difficulties socialism faces and examines the extent to which its moral ideals can guide policy. more...

  • Tomorrow Is Nowby Eleanor Roosevelt; Allida Black; Bill Clinton

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    Available again in time for election season, Eleanor Roosevelt's most important book?a battle cry for civil rights As relevant and influential now as it was when first published in 1963,  Tomorrow Is Now  is Eleanor Roosevelt's manifesto and her final effort to move America toward the community she hoped it would become. In bold, blunt prose, one... more...

  • U.S. Immigration in the Twenty-First Centuryby Louis DeSipio; Rodolfo O. de la Garza

    Westview Press 2015; US$ 22.99

    Louis DeSipio is professor of political science and Chicano/Latino studies at University of California, Irvine. He is co-author or co-editor of several books including Making Americans, Remaking America: Immigration and Immigrant Policy (1998), Awash in the Mainstream: Latino Politics in the 1996 Elections (1999), Muted Voices: Latinos and... more...

  • Disciplining the Transnational Mobility of Peopleby Martin Geiger; Antoine Pécoud

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00

    This volume scrutinizes new developments in contemporary mobility and migration politics and shows that they are based on a mix of traditional coercive interventions and less repressive and indirect practices. more...

  • Biotechnology and Public Engagement in Europeby Dr Janus Hansen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    Providing a comparison the most important instances of public engagement with biotechnology in Europe in recent years, this book provides a theoretically reflected and empirically grounded study of the opportunities and obstacles for a thorough democratization of technological development through processes of public engagement. more...

  • Social Protection for the Poor and Poorestby Armando Barrientos; David Hulme

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 35.50

    Social protection is fast becoming an important theme in development policy. This book examines the political processes shaping social protection policies; compares the key conceptual frameworks available for analyzing social protection; and provides a comparative discussion on social protection policies focused on the poor and the poorest. more...

  • Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Controlby Tom Wong

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    Immigration is among the most prominent, enduring, and contentious features of our globalized world. Yet, there is little systematic, cross-national research on why countries "do what they do" when it comes to their immigration policies. Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control addresses this gap by examining what are... more...

  • IDRCby Bruce Muirhead; Ronald N. Harpelle

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2010; US$ 85.00

    The book focuses on the International Development Research Centre as a unique institution that has funded research in the developing South—research proposed and undertaken by Southern researchers—and how, as a result, it has had tremendous impact despite a relatively small budget. The IDRC is much better known in the developing South... more...

  • Myanmarby Kyaw Yin Hlaing; Robert H Taylor; Tin Maung Maung Than

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2005; US$ 65.90

    Seeking to look beyond the day-to-day headlines and judgemental comments on developments in Myanmar, this volume gets under the surface to look at the underlying issues which the country faces regardless of its political future. After looking back to essay the historical forces and human agencies which have shaped contemporary Myanmar, the volume addresses... more...

  • Marriage and Civilizationby William Tucker

    Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 27.95

    William Tucker documents the historical and anthropological story behind how monogamous, lifelong partnerships are the driving force behind the creation and rise of civilization. more...