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  • Asia-Africa Development Divergenceby David Henley

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 30.95

    A comparative study in development performance between South-East Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. more...

  • Terrorism in East and West Africaby N. Ridley

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Since 9/11, despite extensive international efforts against global terrorism, there has been a misfocussing on the terrorism in Africa. This timely book draws upon the author’s experience as a former intelligence analyst, to give an account of terrorism in East and West Africa in the first two decades after the 9/11 attacks. It analyses why there... more...

  • They Live on The Landby Paul W. Terry; Verner M. Sims; Clarence Mohr

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    "First published in 1940 as part of the information-gathering effort of the TVA, the work examines Gorgas, Alabama, a predominantly white farming settlement. Hailed as the most intensive case study ever made in the South, the book provides a detailed portrait of southern rural life on the verge of extinction." ?Florida Historical Quarterly ... more...

  • State, Society and Information Technology in Asiaby Alan Chong; Faizal Bin Yahya

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Calling attention to the unique social and political uses being made of IT in Asia, in the service of offline and online causes predominantly filtered by pre-existing social milieus, the contributors examine the multiple dimensions of Asian differences in the sociology and politics of IT and show how present trends suggest that advanced electronic... more...

  • Social Policy for an Aging Societyby Carole B. Cox

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 60.00

    As people age, they are at increased risk of having their basic human rights threatened or violated. When age is perceived as incompetence, , it can easily lead to discrimination that impacts human rights. Based on the premise that social policy must reflect human rights principles, this graduate-level textbook views the challenges associated with... more...

  • Tensions in the American Dreamby Roderick Bush; Melanie E L Bush

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Could the promise of upward mobility have a dark side? In Tensions in the American Dream , Melanie and Roderick Bush ask, how does a "nation of immigrants" pledge inclusion, yet marginalize so many citizens based on race, class, and gender? The authors consider the origins and development of the U.S. nation and empire; the founding principles of... more...

  • Driving after Classby Rachel Heiman

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    A paradoxical situation emerged at the turn of the twenty-first century: the dramatic upscaling of the suburban American dream even as the possibilities for achieving and maintaining it diminished. Having fled to the suburbs in search of affordable homes, open space, and better schools, city-raised parents found their modest homes eclipsed by McMansions,... more...

  • The Baby Boomer Generationby Paul Feeney

    The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57

    Do you remember washing in a tin bath by the fire, using outside lavatories and not having a television? Did you grow up in the 1950s and were you a teenager in the swinging sixties? If the Festival of Britain, food rationing and the Queen's Coronation are among your earliest memories then you belong to the post-war baby boomer generation. How did... more...

  • The Baby Boomby The New Strategist Editors

    New Strategist Press, LLC 2015; US$ 80.95

    After more than six decades of breaking the rules established by their elders, the Baby-Boom generation and older Americans are one and the same. In 2014, Boomers spanned the ages from 50 to 68, accounting for 24 percent of the total U.S. population and 71 percent of the population aged 50 or older. The eighth edition of The Baby Boom: Americans Born... more...

  • Generation Xby The New Strategist Editors

    New Strategist Press, LLC 2015; US$ 80.95

    The eighth edition of Generation X: Americans Born 1965 to 1976 tells the story of the small but vital generation spanning the ages of 38 to 49 in 2014. Although their numbers are small, lifestage dictates that Generation X is a vital part of the nation’s commerce and culture. People in their thirties and forties are in the crowded-nest years.... more...