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Europe's Promise: Why the European Way Is the Best Hope in an Insecure Age

Europe's Promise

Why the European Way Is the Best Hope in an Insecure Age

University of California Press (2010)
US$30.41

A quiet revolution has been occurring in post-World War II Europe. A world power has emerged across...

Race and Social Equity: A Nervous Area of Government

Race and Social Equity

A Nervous Area of Government

Taylor and Francis (2015)
US$48.95

In this compelling book the author contends that social equity--specifically racial equity--is a...

The Submerged State: How Invisible Government Policies Undermine American Democracy

The Submerged State

How Invisible Government Policies Undermine American Democracy

University of Chicago Press (2011)
US$15.00

“Keep your government hands off my Medicare!” Such comments spotlight a central question animating...

Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in Challenging Times

Soul of a Citizen (2nd ed.)

Living with Conviction in Challenging Times

St. Martin's Publishing Group (2010)
US$9.99

Soul of a Citizen awakens within us the desire and the ability to make our voices heard and our...

From Poor Law to Welfare State, 6th Edition: A History of Social Welfare in America

From Poor Law to Welfare State, 6th Edition

A History of Social Welfare in America

Free Press (2007)
US$15.99

Over twenty-five years and through five editions, Walter I. Trattner's From Poor Law to Welfare...

Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis

Our Endangered Values

America's Moral Crisis

Simon & Schuster (2005)
US$9.99

In Our Endangered Values, Jimmy Carter describes quite personally his own involvement and...

Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals

Rules for Radicals

A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2010)
US$12.99

First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young...

Where We Stand: Class Matters

Where We Stand

Class Matters

Taylor and Francis (2000)
US$41.95

Drawing on both her roots in Kentucky and her adventures with Manhattan Coop boards, Where We Stand...

Flat Broke with Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform

Flat Broke with Children

Women in the Age of Welfare Reform

Oxford University Press (2003)
US$11.69

Hays tells the story of welfare reform from the perspective of welfare recipients, describing the...

Global Interactions in the Early Modern Age, 1400–1800
Cambridge University Press (2010)
US$21.50

An interdisciplinary introduction to early modern cross-cultural encounters and their influences on...