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  • Future Warby Robert H. Latiff

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 25.00

    An urgent, prescient, and expert look at how future technology will change virtually every aspect of war as we know it and how we can respond to the serious national security challenges ahead. Future war is almost here: battles fought in cyberspace; biologically enhanced soldiers; autonomous systems that can process information and strike violently... more...

  • The Development Dilemmaby Robert H. Bates

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43

    Reassessing the developing world through the lens of Europe's past Today’s developing nations emerged from the rubble of the Second World War. Only a handful of these countries have subsequently attained a level of prosperity and security comparable to that of the advanced industrial world. The implication is clear: those who study the developing... more...

  • A World of Three Zerosby Muhammad Yunus

    PublicAffairs 2017; US$ 30.00

    A winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and bestselling author of Banker to the Poor offers his vision of an emerging new economic system that can save humankind and the planet Muhammad Yunus, who created microcredit, invented social business, and earned a Nobel Peace Prize for his work in alleviating poverty, is one of today's most trenchant social... more...

  • LGBTQ Politicsby Marla Brettschneider; Susan Burgess; Christine Keating

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 35.00

    A definitive collection of original essays on queer politics      From Harvey Milk to ACT UP to Proposition 8, no political change in the last two decades has been as rapid as the advancement of civil rights for LGBTQ people. As we face a critical juncture in progressive activism, political science, which has been slower than most disciplines... more...

  • Strategien zivilgesellschaftlicher Organisationen im Umgang mit Veränderungenby Christina Rentzsch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.12

    Christina Rentzsch analysiert in ihrer Fallstudie, wie Nonprofit-Organisationen (NPOs) einerseits mit veränderten Rahmenbedingungen umgehen und inwiefern sie andererseits ihre zivilgesellschaftliche Ausrichtung bewahren können. Ausgangspunkt ist, dass sich die Umwelt von NPOs nicht nur stetig wandelt, sondern immer stärker in Richtung Marktstrukturen... more...

  • Politics and Cosmopolitanism in a Global Ageby Sonika Gupta; Sudarsan Padmanabhan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a unique reconceptualization of cosmopolitanism. It examines several themes that inform politics in a globalized era, including global governance, international law, citizenship, constitutionalism, community, domesticity, territory, sovereignty, and nationalism. The volume explores the specific philosophical and institutional challenges... more...

  • The Patchby Chris Turner

    Simon & Schuster 2017; US$ 12.87

    Bestselling author Chris Turner brings readers onto the streets of Fort McMurray, showing the many ways the oilsands impact our lives and demanding that we ask the question: In order to both fuel the world and to save it, what do we do about the Patch? In its heyday, the oilsands represented an industrial triumph and the culmination of a century of... more...

  • Modern Japanby Elise K. Tipton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 47.95

    This thoroughly revised and updated third edition of Modern Japan provides a concise and fascinating introduction to the social, cultural and political history of modern Japan. Ranging from the Tokugawa period to the present day, Tipton links everyday lives with major historical developments, charting the country’s evolution into a modernized, economic... more...

  • Die Polizei im Kinderschutzby Hannu Turba

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 47.17

    Hannu Turba untersucht, wie unterschiedliche Logiken in hybriden Berufswelten deutend und handelnd verarbeitet werden – und mit welchem Ergebnis. Am Beispiel spezialisierter Polizeibeamter im Handlungsfeld Kinderschutz wird gezeigt, dass im Rahmen von interprofessioneller Kooperation und Vernetzung wechselseitige Annäherungen stattfinden, die gleichwohl... more...

  • The Risk of Regional Governanceby Thomas Skuzinski

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Creating metropolitan regions that are more efficient, equitable, and sustainable depends on the willingness of local officials to work together across municipal boundaries to solve large-scale problems. How do these local officials think? Why do they only sometimes cooperate? What kind of governance do they choose in the face of persistent problems?... more...