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- Hachette Books 2008; US$ 20.62
In America today, the gap between the rich and the poor is the greatest ever recorded--larger than any other industrialized nation. It has become far too easy to ignore the hardships of millions of children plagued by poverty, poor health, illiteracy, violence, adult hypocrisy, and injustice. As founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
The economy's struggles to overcome the lingering effects of the Great Recession presented unique but essential questions.The book considers a full range of data which considers how this recent experience has impacted households, providing a thorough and contemporary treatment of how the assets perspective has prompted changes within social policy.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 82.50
Globally, discussions about sex work focus on exploitation. The media regularly provides us with stories about teen girls coerced to perform sexual acts for money, frequently beaten and robbed by their pimps or traffickers. While one would have to be hard-pressed to deny that sex workers are victimized, the popular media and our political leaders... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 59.99
The German Stranger provides a guide to Leo Strauss that situates his thought in the context of National Socialism; by destroying any middle ground between 'Athens' and 'Jerusalem,' Strauss undermined modernity's secular bulwark against political theology. Once National Socialism is understood as an atheistic religion re-enacted by post-Revelation... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 29.99
1 Contents 2 Tables and Figures 3 Foreword 4 Preface 5 Acknowledgments Chapter 6 Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 7 Chapter 2: "Direct Elections" for Township Executives Chapter 8 Chapter 3: "Inner-Party Democracy" and the Experiments of Direct Elections for Township Party Secretaries Chapter 9 Chapter 4: Another Form of "Inner-Party Democracy": The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
Learn how the seclusion of women can be used as a feminist defense against exploitation—and as an empowering force Internationally acclaimed author Ann Chamberlin?s book, A History of Women?s Seclusion in the Middle East: The Veil in the Looking Glass is a critical interdisciplinary examination of the practice of seclusion of women throughout the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
Top feminist theorists and scholars examine the latest developments in gender politics and policy around the world Gendering Politics and Policy: Recent Developments in Europe, Latin America, and the United States discusses in depth how women and women?s perspectives are changing politics and policy in both the United States and around the world.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
First published in 1985, this book provides a comprehensive reappraisal of the diverse Communist development strategies that shaped the twentieth century. Robert Bideleux emphasises the appalling human and economic costs of the most widely adopted ?Stalinist? strategies of forced industrialisation and rural collectivisation. He also reconsiders the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 44.95
Research on European governance is central to understanding both the process of European integration and its external influence as a laboratory for multilateralism. This volume focuses on the impact of the recent Eurozone crisis and its far-reaching implications for European governance both inside and outside the EU borders. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
This book covers arguments made by various sides of the political-religious divide from the past 30 years, showing what the actual differences are between these groups. By stressing the typically ignored similarities, the book better informs partisans and the public to move debate forward. more...