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  • Aquinas on Virtueby Nicholas Austin

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    Aquinas on Virtue: A Causal Reading is an original interpretation of one of the most compelling accounts of virtue in the Western tradition, that of the great theologian and philosopher Thomas Aquinas (1224–1274). Taking as its starting point Aquinas's neglected definition of virtue in terms of its "causes," this book offers a systematic analysis... more...

  • God's Creativity and Human Actionby Lucinda Mosher; David Marshall

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 26.95

    A record of the 2015 Building Bridges Seminar for leading Christian and Muslim scholars, this collection of essays explores the nature of divine and human agency through themes of creation’s goal, humankind’s dignity and task, and notions of sovereignty. more...

  • Crossing Boundaries for Intergovernmental Managementby Robert Agranoff

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    Today, the work of government often involves coordination at the federal, state, and local levels as well as with contractors and citizens’ groups. This process of governance across levels of government, jurisdictions, and types of actors is called intergovernmental relations, and intergovernmental management (IGM) is the way work is administered... more...

  • Wartime Sexual Violenceby Kerry F. Crawford

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Reports of sexual violence in armed conflict frequently appear in political discussions and news media, presenting a stark contrast to a long history of silence and nonrecognition. Conflict-related sexual violence has transitioned rapidly from a neglected human rights issue to an unambiguous security concern on the agendas of powerful states and the... more...

  • Career Diplomacyby Harry W. Kopp; John K. Naland

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Career Diplomacy is an insider's guide to the Foreign Service as an institution, a profession, and a career.  In this thoroughly revised third edition, Kopp and Naland provide an up-to-date, authoritative, and candid account of the life and work of professional US diplomats, who advance and protect this country’s national security interests around... more...

  • The Seven Keys to Communicating in Japanby Haru Yamada; Orlando R. Kelm; David A. Victor

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    The key to professional success in Japan is understanding Japanese people. The authors, seasoned cross-cultural trainers for businesspeople, provide a practical set of guidelines for understanding Japanese people and culture through David A. Victor's LESCANT approach of evaluating a culture's language, environment, social organization, context, authority,... more...

  • The National Security Enterpriseby Roger Z. George; Harvey Rishikof

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 36.95

    This second edition of The National Security Enterprise provides practitioners’ insights into the operation, missions, and organizational cultures of the principal national security agencies and other institutions that shape the US national security decision-making process. Unlike some textbooks on American foreign policy, it offers analysis from... more...

  • Radical Arab Nationalism and Political Islamby Lahouari Addi; Anthony Roberts

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    In Radical Arab Nationalism and Political Islam , Lahouari Addi attempts to assess the history and political legacy of radical Arab nationalism to show that it contained the seeds of its own destruction. While the revolutionary regimes promised economic and social development and sought the unity of Arab nations, they did not account for social transformations,... more...

  • Creating Effective Rules in Public Sector Organizationsby Leisha DeHart-Davis

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    The creation of rules that govern processes or behavior is essential to any organization, but these rules are often maligned for creating inefficiencies. This book provides the first comprehensive portrait of rules in public organizations and seeks to find the balance between rules that create red tape and rules that help public organizations function... more...

  • Israel under Siegeby Raffaella A. Del Sarto

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 32.95

    Raffaella A. Del Sarto examines the creation of Israel's neo-revisionist consensus about security threats and regional order, which took hold of Israeli politics and society after 2000 and persists today. The failed Oslo peace process and the trauma of the Second Palestinian Intifada triggered this shift to the right; conflicts with Hamas and Hezbollah... more...