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  • Political Boomsby Lynn T White

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 109.00

    Why have Taiwan, rich parts of China, and Thailand boomed famously, while the Philippines has long remained stagnant both economically and politically? Do booms abet democracy? Does the rise of middle “classes” promise future liberalization? Why has Philippine democracy brought no boom and barely served the Filipino people? This book, unlike... more...

  • Rules for Radicalsby Saul Alinsky

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95

    First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know ?the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.? Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this... more...

  • Emigrating from China to the United Statesby Yushi Li

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 37.95

    Sharing her experiences of living in both China and the United States, the author describes how life events have influenced and impacted her social values, attitudes, behaviors, and further discusses how she continues to be resocialized by both American and Chinese societies. She focuses on the connection of those experiences to helping students see... more...

  • Slouching Towards Gomorrahby Robert H. Bork

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99

    In this New York Times bestselling book, Robert H. Bork, our country's most distinguished conservative scholar, offers a prophetic and unprecedented view of a culture in decline, a nation in such serious moral trouble that its very foundation is crumbling: a nation that slouches not towards the Bethlehem envisioned by the poet Yeats in 1919, but... more...

  • The Dynamics of Social Movements in Hong Kongby Stephen Wing Kai Chiu; Tai Lok Lui

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2000; US$ 38.00

    This book contains nine essays written by distinguished scholars from North America. Europe, and Asia, and provides an in-depth examination of the socio-legal developments of drug control in different countries. Important rational approaches to the formulation of drug policy are discussed. A must-read for anyone interested in the highly topical, worldwide... more...

  • The Baby Boomer Encyclopediaby Martin Gitlin

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00

    The "heyday" of the Baby Boomer generation would seem long past, as American society today seems focused upon accommodating the members of the later X, Y, and Z generations. The Baby Boomer generation still comprises over a quarter of the U.S. population, however, and the contributions and influences of its members are everywhere. more...

  • Transforming the Dutch welfare stateby Mara Yerkes

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    This comprehensive study demonstrates the dramatic changes that have taken place in the protection of old and new social risks, exploring the mechanisms behind these changes in the context of corporatist welfare state institutions. more...

  • Anfechtungsrechte bei Wertpapiergeschäften zu nicht marktgerechten Preisen (Mistrades)by Annika Clauss

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 105.00

    Over the past few years, an increasing number of cases have come to light in which securities transactions were erroneously concluded at non-market prices, i.e. so-called ?mistrades?. The examination considers the rights of those involved in ?mistrades? to nullify the transactions. more...

  • The Atlas of American Societyby Alice C. Andrews; James Fonseca

    NYU Press 1995; US$ 89.00

    Alice C. Andrews and James W. Fonseca, whose Atlas of American Higher Education was hailed for its unique approach to statistical information and whose research for this new Atlas has been prominently featured in the Wall Street Journal and the Boston Globe, here provide a geographic window onto the most pressing social issues of our time. Too often,... more...

  • An Upland Community in Transitionby Agnes C Rola

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 46.50

    All over Southeast Asia, rural communities are in transition to a sustainable status. This book explores how an environmentally fragile upland community in rural Philippines coped with and responded to economic and environmental tensions brought about by a globalized economy and decentralization. This in turn gave rise to local power especially in... more...