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- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 36.00
This new Seventh Edition takes a careful look at some of today?s most pressing matters in the politics of race and ethnicity, from the changing U.S. electorate and immigration debate to affirmative action and fixing urban schools. Sure to spark lively classroom discussion, Issues in Race and Ethnicity allows students to see an issue from all... more...
- 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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 0.00
One-in-seven adults and one-in-five children in the United States live in poverty. Individuals and families living in poverty not only lack basic, material necessities, but they are also disproportionally afflicted by many social and economic challenges. Some of these challenges include the increased possibility of an unstable home situation, inadequate... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 2.99
Bennett chronicles the attempts of the families with children who were shot at Sandy Hook Elementary to change gun laws and explains why it is so difficult to pass effective legislation to limit gun sales. THE BROOKINGS ESSAY: In the spirit of its commitment to high-quality, independent research, the Brookings Institution has commissioned works on... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 26.95
The U.S. Constitution calls on the government to "promote the general welfare." In this provocative and innovative book, a distinguished roster of political scientists and economists evaluates its ability to carry out this task. The first section of the book analyzes government performance in the areas of health, transportation, housing, and education,... more...
- Baraka Books 2015; US$ 15.99
At a time when austerity is claimed by some to be the only answer to today?s economic woes, a close look at the best practices used in Scandinavia is edifying. Decision makers everywhere dispose of ample evidence showing that social determinants have an impact on health and wellbeing. Yet governments develop policies that diverge enormously. Scandinavian... more...
- Encounter Books 2015; US$ 5.99
President Barack Obama has declared that his signature health reform law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is here to stay.? But his days in the White House are numbered, and the law has failed: insurance premiums and deductibles have skyrocketed, patients are losing access to doctors, and economic growth has been crushed. In this... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 35.99
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...