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  • Open Immigration: Yea & Nayby Alex Nowrasteh; Mark Krikorian

    Encounter Books 2014; US$ 7.99

    Open Immigration: Yea by Alex Nowrasteh Extensive immigration restrictions are an attempt by the U.S. government to centrally manage the demographics, labor market, and culture of the United States instead of letting those facets of our society develop naturally as they have throughout most of history. Many objections have been raised against... more...

  • Qualitative Analysis for Planning & Policyby John Gaber; Sharon Gaber

    American Planning Association 2014; US$ 33.99

    Census data, population projections, trip estimates. Planners know numbers. But numbers don't always tell the whole story. Qualitative analysis?which yields data in words and images rather than numbers?is an important tool in any research project. Planners can use field research, photography, focus groups, and content analysis and meta-analysis... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United Statesby Stephen Haymes; Maria Vidal de Haymes; Reuben Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 240.00

    In the United States, the causes and even the meanings of poverty are disconnected from the causes and meanings of global poverty. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States provides an authoritative overview of the relationship of poverty with the rise of neoliberal capitalism in the context of globalization. Reorienting its national... more...

  • Preventing violence against women and girlsby Jane Ellis; Ravi K. Thiara

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 35.96

    The first ever book on educational work to prevent violence against women and girls, offering insight into the underpinning theoretical debates and key lessons for practice. more...

  • Diplomatic Afterlivesby Andrew F. Cooper

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    No longer content to fade away into comfortable retirement, a growing number of former political leaders have pursued diplomatic afterlives. From Nelson Mandela to Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton, to Tony Blair and Mikhail Gorbachev, this set of highly-empowered individuals increasingly try to make a difference on the global stage by capitalizing on... more...

  • Russia's Foreign Policyby David Cadier; Margot Light

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This edited volume analyses the evolution and main determinants of Russia's foreign policy choices. Containing contributions by renowned specialists on the topic, the study sheds light on some of the new trends that have characterised Russia's foreign policy since the beginning of Vladimir Putin's third presidential term. more...

  • Just Ordinary Robotsby Lamber Royakkers; Rinie van Est

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    A social robot is a robot that interacts and communicates with humans or other autonomous physical agents by following social behaviors and rules attached to its role. We seem to accept the use of robots that perform dull, dirty, and dangerous jobs. But how far do we want to go with the automation of care for children and the elderly, or the killing... more...

  • The Politics of Fearby Ruth Wodak

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 37.00

    A cutting-edge exploration of the power and prevalence of contemporary right-wing populist discourse. more...

  • Making Culture Countby Lachlan MacDowall; Marnie Badham; Emma Blomkamp; Kim Dunphy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This book is a collection of diverse essays by scholars, policy-makers and creative practitioners who explore the burgeoning field of cultural measurement and its political implications. Offering critical histories and creative frameworks, it presents new approaches to accounting for culture in local, national and international contexts. more...

  • Public Budgeting in Contextby Katherine G. Willoughby

    Wiley 2014; US$ 75.95 US$ 65.82

    Public budgeting structure, process, legal framework and policy with examples from industrialized and developing countries Public Budgeting in Context examines budgeting at all levels of U.S. government—federal, state, and local—and in a sample of governments around the world. The book assesses the context of public budgeting in these... more...