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  • Black Women in Politics: Identity, Power, and Justice in the New Millennium book cover

    Black Women in Politics

    Identity, Power, and Justice in the New Millennium, 1st Edition

    By Michael Mitchell

    The research included in this volume examines the competing pressures felt by black women as political agents in the domains of elections, public policy, and social activism. Their challenges and initiatives are explored in public spaces, institutional behaviours, and public policy.The volume…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge
    National Political Science Review Series

  • Understanding the Cold War: A Historian's Personal Reflections book cover

    Understanding the Cold War

    A Historian's Personal Reflections, 2nd Edition

    By Adam B. Ulam

    Understanding the Cold War is the story of a man and an epoch. Its telling moves between detailed personal history and an Olympian assessment of the origins, significant events, and outcome of the Cold War. Professor Ulam describes his hometown, family, and early education, as well as his departure…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Village Life in South India: Cultural Design and Environmental Variation book cover

    Village Life in South India

    Cultural Design and Environmental Variation, 1st Edition

    By Alan R. Beals

    The traditional South Indian village pictures the entire universe as an entity in which all living things and human beings play a necessary and effective role. The stability of this worldview is based on a close relationship among human beings, grain crops, and cattle, which has permitted the…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Politics, Economics, and Welfare book cover

    Politics, Economics, and Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Robert A. Dahl

    For most of this century, the habit of thinking about politics and economics in terms of grand and simple alternatives has exerted a powerful influence over the minds of those concerned with economic organization. Politics, Economics, and Welfare is a systematic attack on the idea of all-embracing…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Authority and Its Enemies book cover

    Authority and Its Enemies

    2nd Edition

    By Thomas Molnar

    Ideological warfare against authority, especially in the world of higher education, broke out in the 1960s, and continues into the 1990s. No source or symbol of authority escaped untouched�neither parents nor teachers nor the cop on the beat. While the hippies have gone underground or disappeared…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Balancing Juvenile Justice book cover

    Balancing Juvenile Justice

    2nd Edition

    By Susan Guarino-Ghezzi

    The juvenile justice system in the United States has become a detrimental rather than a remedial experience, one that often reinforces youths' defiance of authority. Trying juveniles as adults, overcrowding juvenile detention facilities, and other factors have led to the deterioration of a system…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Banking on Fraud: Drexel, Junk Bonds, and Buyouts book cover

    Banking on Fraud

    Drexel, Junk Bonds, and Buyouts, 1st Edition

    By Mary Zey

    In analyzing the fraud-facilitated leveraged buyouts engineered by Michael Milken and the firm of Drexel Burnham Lambert, the author suggests that such buyouts have multiple and extensive consequences for the organization of business and the economy. Zey also demonstrates how ordinary bond trading…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Bearing Witness: A Personal Perspective on Sixty Years of Polish History book cover

    Bearing Witness

    A Personal Perspective on Sixty Years of Polish History, 1st Edition

    By Maria Jarosz

    Bearing Witness offers personal insight into the collective experience of Poles over the last sixty years. One of Poland's leading social scientists combines objective, academic rigor with autobiographical, eyewitness accounts of historic events. Maria Jarosz reflects on the post-World War II world…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Before the Fall: An Inside View of the Pre-Watergate White House book cover

    Before the Fall

    An Inside View of the Pre-Watergate White House, 1st Edition

    By William Gardner

    William Safire was a speechwriter for Richard Nixon from 1968 to 1973. During that time, as a Washington insider, Safire was able to observe the thirty-seventh president in his entirety: as noble and mean-spirited; as good and bad; as a man desirous of greatness. Rarely has there been a White House…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Between Communication and Information book cover

    Between Communication and Information

    1st Edition

    By Brent D. Ruben

    The current popularity of such phrases as "information age" and 'information society" suggests thatlinks between information,communication, and: behavior have become closer and more complex in a technology-dominated culture. Social scientists have adopted an integrated approach to these concepts,…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Cuba: From Economic Take-off to Collapse Under Castro book cover

    Cuba

    From Economic Take-off to Collapse Under Castro, 1st Edition

    By Jorge Salazar-Carrillo

    This book is a study of Cuba's economic development under communism over the last fifty-five years. The authors find that Cuba's socioeconomic development has gone backward since the Cuban Revolution in 1959. The authors conclude that Fidel Castro's revolution has been an economic disaster for Cuba…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • How to Design a Vocational Curriculum: A Practical Guide for Schools and Colleges book cover

    How to Design a Vocational Curriculum

    A Practical Guide for Schools and Colleges, 1st Edition

    By Nasta, Tony

    A practical guide that offers solutions to the problems of designing and implementing a vocational curriculum. It supplies an interpretation of all major changes taking place in the vocational curriculum, particularly regarding GNVQs, and provides assistance with programme submission.…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

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