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  • 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...

  • Global Knowledge Production in the Social Sciencesby Wiebke Keim; Ercüment Çelik; Christian Ersche; Veronika Wöhrer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    An innovative contribution to debates on the internationalization and globalization of the social sciences, this book pays particular attention to their theoretical and epistemological reconfiguration in the light of postcolonial critiques and critiques of Eurocentrism. Bringing together theoretical contributions and empirical case studies from around... more...

  • A World in Chaosby Carl Boggs; Thomas Pollard

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 32.99

    Through an analysis of films such as American Beauty, Blade Runner, Natural Born Killers, and Thelma and Louise , Carl Boggs and Thomas Pollard explore the historical and theoretical shift from the long era of modernity to an emergent postmodernity and examine its intersection with film culture. more...

  • The Social Effects of Economic Thinkingby William Van Lear

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    The book explains how social outcomes result from the influence of economic ideas which are themselves strongly impacted by the distribution of power in society. The book examines policies and programs of contending interests, emphasizing the importance of socio-economic issues stemming from quasi-economic stagnation. more...

  • Migration and Regional Integration in West Africaby Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book explores the processes of migration and integration within the West African sub-region and unearths subsisting promises and failures of the ECOWAS' intent of transmuting the sub-region into a single socio-economic (and political) entity. more...

  • Political and Civic Engagementby Martyn Barrett; Bruna Zani

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Based upon a three-year multi-disciplinary international research project, Political and Civic Participation examines the interplay of factors affecting civic and political engagement and participation across different generations, nations and ethnic groups, and the shifting variety of forms that participation can take. The book draws upon... more...

  • Robert Wagner and the Rise of New York City's Plebiscitary Mayoraltyby Richard M. Flanagan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Robert Wagner was New York City's true New Deal mayor, killed Tammany Hall. The world Wagner shaped delivers municipal services efficiently at the cost of local democracy. The story of Wagner's mayoralty will be of interest to anyone who cares about New York City, local democracy and the debate about the legacy of the City's important leaders. more...

  • The Workfare Stateby Eva Bertram

    Walter de Gruyter 2015; US$ 113.00

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  • Applied Demography in the 21st Centuryby Steve H. Murdock; David A. Swanson

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    The topic of Applied Demography is clearly evolving as its practitioners become involved in the emerging trends of the Twenty-First Century. This book derived from the first post-2000 national conference on Applied Demography, held in San Antonio, Texas, January 7-9, 2007, at The University of Texas. The conference presented a unique opportunity and... more...

  • Yet a Strangerby Deborah Mathis

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 10.99

    In a provocative examination of the state of race relations today, Deborah Mathis provides personal and sociological perspective on what it feels like for African Americans who continue to be segregated spiritually and emotionally from the rest of the country. Mathis airs mutual fears and suppositions and shines a spotlight on how far we still have... more...