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  • John Cuthbert Ford, SJby Eric Marcelo O. Genilo

    Georgetown University Press 2007; US$ 49.95

    John Cuthbert Ford, SJ (1902-1989) was one of the leading American Catholic moralists of the 20th century. This is the first full-length analysis of his work and influence, one that not only reveals a traditionally Catholic method of moral analysis but also illuminates the conflicts behind and development of Catholic moral teaching during the volatile... more...

  • Globalization and the Politics of Payby Susan B. Hansen

    Georgetown University Press 2006; US$ 21.95

    In the American federal system, states actively compete for jobs, business investment, and factory locations. Labor costs have played an important role in such interstate competition since the days of the pre-Civil War plantation economy. In recent years, however, global economic trends have put added pressures on businesses and government to reduce... more...

  • Prophetic and Publicby Kristin E. Heyer

    Georgetown University Press 2006; US$ 26.95

    The United States was founded on a commitment to religious tolerance. Based on this commitment, it has become one of the most religiously diverse and religiously observant liberal democracies in the world. Inherent in this political reality is the question, What is the appropriate relationship between religious beliefs and public life? This is not... more...

  • Bonds of Affectionby Matthew S. Holland

    Georgetown University Press 2007; US$ 29.95

    Notions of Christian love, or charity, strongly shaped the political thought of John Winthrop, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln as each presided over a foundational moment in the development of American democracy. Matthew Holland examines how each figure interpreted and appropriated charity, revealing both the problems and possibilities of making... more...

  • Refugee Rightsby David Hollenbach

    Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 31.95

    Of the over 33 million refugees and internally displaced people in the world today, a disproportionate percentage are found in Africa. Most have been driven from their homes by armed strife, displacing people into settings that fail to meet standards for even basic human dignity. Protection of the human rights of these people is highly uncertain and... more...

  • Driven from Homeby David Hollenbach

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Throughout human history people have been driven from their homes by wars, unjust treatment, earthquakes, and hurricanes. The reality of forced migration is not new, nor is awareness of the suffering of the displaced a recent discovery. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that at the end of 2007 there were 67 million persons... more...

  • Building a Better Bridgeby Michael Ipgrave

    Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 26.95

    Building a Better Bridge is a record of the fourth "Building Bridges" seminar held in Sarajevo in 2005 as part of an annual symposium on Muslim-Christian relations cosponsored by Georgetown University and the Archbishop of Canterbury. This volume presents the texts of the public lectures with regional presentations on issues of citizenship, religious... more...

  • To Serve God and Mammonby Ted G. Jelen

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 26.95

    Newly revised and updated, To Serve God and Mammon is a classic in the field of religion and politics that provides an unbiased introduction and overview of churchûstate relations in the United States. Jelen begins by exploring the inherent tension between the Establishment and Free Exercise clauses of the First Amendment. He then examines how... more...

  • Agenda Setting, the UN, and NGOsby Jutta M. Joachim

    Georgetown University Press 2007; US$ 29.95

    In the mid-1990s, when the United Nations adopted positions affirming a woman's right to be free from bodily harm and to control her own reproductive health, it was both a coup for the international women's rights movement and an instructive moment for nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) seeking to influence UN decision making.Prior to the... more...

  • Understanding Affirmative Actionby J. Edward Kellough

    Georgetown University Press 2006; US$ 22.95

    For some time, the United States has been engaged in a national debate over affirmative action policy. A policy that began with the idea of creating a level playing field for minorities has sparked controversy in the workplace, in higher education, and elsewhere. After forty years, the debate still continues and the issues are as complex as ever.... more...