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  • Russian-Belarusian Integrationby Alex Danilovich

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 44.87

    Russian domestic politics has long been both labyrinthine and pragmatic, at once both inordinately complex and breathtakingly dynamic. The same can be said of Russia's foreign policy, in particular in relations with former Soviet republics. Any study of Russian foreign policy comes back to the intriguing question of why Russia, long perceived as an... more...

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europeby Roger Spear; Jacques Defourny; Jean-Louis Laville

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 38.46

    This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the context of crises of unemployment and the welfare state is of wide international concern. ... more...

  • Coming Out of Communismby Conor O'Dwyer

    NYU Press 2018; US$ 35.00

    How homophobic backlash unexpectedly strengthened mobilization for LGBT political rights in post-communist Europe    While LGBT activism has increased worldwide, there has been strong backlash against LGBT people in Eastern Europe. Although Russia is the most prominent anti-gay regime in the region, LGBT individuals in other post-communist countries... more...

  • Marriage and Civilizationby William Tucker

    Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    In his stunning new book, Marriage and Civilization, author William Tucker looks at the evidence from biology, evolution, anthropology, history, and culture to come to a remarkable conclusion: it was the monogamous pairing of male and female - unusual among mammals - that led to human evolution. Moreover, it is monogamous marriage that has shaped... more...

  • Immigrants and Povertyby Beatrice Eugster

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2018; US$ 99.99

    Immigration and Poverty examines how advanced industrialised countries integrate immigrants into the labour market and welfare state and how this influences immigrant poverty. more...

  • Romanian Parliamentary Elections 1990–2012by Cosmin Gabriel Marian

    Peter Lang 2014; US$ 38.95

    This is a book about parliamentary elections in Romania in the two decades that followed the collapse of the one-party rule. It charts how the electoral rules developed, it looks at how people voted, and takes stock of the long term effects of the electoral system. Despite commotion and experimentation in the electoral rules and stir in the political... more...

  • L’avenir du fédéralisme en Belgique et au Canadaby Min Reuchamps

    Peter Lang 2012; US$ 42.95

    En Belgique et au Canada, le fédéralisme est depuis de nombreuses années un sujet d’une brûlante actualité. Son avenir y est régulièrement et intensément débattu. Pourtant, hormis les sondages, rares sont les tentatives cherchant à mieux comprendre ce que pensent les citoyens du fédéralisme et de son avenir. Pour leur donner la parole, quatre panels... more...

  • Arbeitsmigration aus der Tuerkei und die Gewerkschaften in Oesterreichby Mehmet Soytürk

    Peter Lang 2013; US$ 48.95

    Das Arbeitskräfteanwerbeabkommen zwischen der Türkei und Österreich wurde 1964 unterzeichnet. Seit damals ist fast ein halbes Jahrhundert vergangen. Dieses Abkommen bildet den Meilenstein in den Beziehungen der Türkei und Österreich. Bis dahin waren die Beziehungen beider Länder mit den Erfahrungen des Osmanischen Reiches sowie der Habsburger Monarchie... more...

  • The Changing Face of the Heartlandby Jennifer Bradley

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; Not Available

    As baby boomers retire over the coming decades, one of the big questions facing the American economy is whether the younger, more diverse generation will be prepared to fill the demands of the workforce. In the next Brookings Essay, Jennifer Bradley, founding director of the new Aspen Institute Center on Urban Innovation and a former Brookings fellow,... more...

  • The Promiseby Matt Bennett

    Brookings Institution Press 2013; Not Available

    Bennett chronicles the attempts of the families with children who were shot at Sandy Hook Elementary to change gun laws and explains why it is so difficult to pass effective legislation to limit gun sales. THE BROOKINGS ESSAY: In the spirit of its commitment to high-quality, independent research, the Brookings Institution has commissioned works on... more...