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A. David David Gordon

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  • Planning Twentieth Century Capital Citiesby David Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95

    The twentieth century witnessed an unprecedented increase in the number of capital cities worldwide – in 1900 there were only about forty, but by 2000 there were more than two hundred. And this, surely, is reason enough for a book devoted to the planning and development of capital cities in the twentieth century. However, the focus here is not only... more...

  • Liberalism and Social Reform: Industrial Growth and Progressiste Politics in France, 1880-1914by David Gordon

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 84.00

    This book examines the heroic spirit of French industrial capitalism prior to World War I, and the role certain industrialists played in ensuring the success and stability of the country's economic and political order. It focuses in particular on the success of innovative manufacturers in France's chief industrial centers, the Nord, Loire, and Lorraine,... more...

  • The Serialistby David Gordon

    Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 9.99

    A DARK AND STYLISH PAGE-TURNER FROM A BOLD NEW VOICE IN FICTION Harry Bloch is a struggling writer who pumps out pulpy serial novels—from vampire books to detective stories—under various pseudonyms. But his life begins to imitate his fiction when he agrees to ghostwrite the memoir of Darian Clay, New York City’s infamous Photo Killer. Soon, three... more...

  • The Fall of the House of Paisleyby David Gordon

    Gill Books 2009; US$ 7.49

    In this hard-hitting study of political power, award-winning journalist David Gordon studies the political downfall of Ian Paisley and his son and shines an uncompromising light on Northern Ireland's political elite. Ian Paisley, firebrand Ulster Protestant preacher and politician, spent forty years denouncing compromise as treachery. Then, in... more...

  • Secession, State, and Libertyby David Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The political impulse to secede - to attempt to separate from central government control - is a conspicuous feature of the post-cold war world. It is alive and growing in Canada, Russia, China, Italy, Belgium, Britain, and even the United States Yet secession remains one of the least studied and least understood of all historical and political phenomena.... more...

  • Resurrecting Marxby David Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The last two decades have seen Marxism's academic renascence. In fields as diverse as law, literary criticism, history, and philosophy, Marxism once again captivates no small number of scholars. In part, this reassessment is driven by the efforts of a group of philosophers and economists to reconstruct Marx from the ground up on a more rigorous basis.... more...

  • Women, Clubs and Associations in Britainby David Doughan; Peter Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Women have been consistently excluded from all manner of clubs and associations over the years, whether as the direct result of an anti-woman policy or indirectly through prohibitive entry requirements, social constraints, or conflict of interests and tastes. Retaliation from women has taken two directions: some women have set up their own exclusive... more...

  • Tackling Inequalitiesby Christina Pantazis; David Gordon

    Policy Press 2000; US$ 32.50

    This challenging book brings together contributions from leading poverty analysts on inequalities in income, wealth, standard of living, employment, education, housing, crime and health. It charts the extent of the growth in inequalities and offers a coherent critique of the New Labour government's policies aimed at those tackling this crisis. more...

  • World Povertyby Peter Townsend; David Gordon

    Policy Press 2002; US$ 39.95

    The study, when published in 2002, received coverage across the globe from Brazil to Greece and attracted the support of the then High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson. Anyone interested in understanding, campaigning or simply debating the issues facing policy makers today will find this book a rich and compelling resource. more...

  • Fat and Meanby David M. Gordon

    Free Press 1996; US$ 16.99

    Since the early 1980s, economic experts have recommended "downsizing" as the best way for U.S. corporations to remain competitive. Reducing unnecessary staff would lower costs, increase profits, and transform these companies into lean, mean production machines. As many American businesses pursued this strategyoften in the wake of mergers and acquisitions... more...