• Land, Food And Rural Development In North Africa book cover

    Land, Food And Rural Development In North Africa

    1st Edition

    By M. Riad El-Ghonemy

    This study of rural development in six North African nations addresses the issues surrounding poverty and landlessness. Providing an Islamic perspective on policy-making, the author describes the influence of Islam on development in these countries, and stresses the Islamic religious and moral…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03
    CRC Press

  • Democratization And The Islamist Challenge In The Arab World book cover

    Democratization And The Islamist Challenge In The Arab World

    1st Edition

    By Najib Ghadbian

    The rise of Islamic movements in the Arab world over the last decade coincided with a move toward democratization throughout the region, yet after hopeful early signs, progress toward democratization has stalled or has even been reversed in all but a few countries. This book explores the linkages…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03
    Routledge

  • Clinical Interventions With Gang Adolescents And Their Families book cover

    Clinical Interventions With Gang Adolescents And Their Families

    1st Edition

    By Curtis W. Branch

    This volume is bold and revolutionary, a clinically oriented primer for clinicians and others interested in the mental health functioning of gang youth and their families. Providing a well-integrated mixture of theory, clinical axioms, and practical ideas, the book offers invaluable information to…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03
    Routledge

  • Israel's Changing Society: Population, Ethnicity, And Development book cover

    Israel's Changing Society

    Population, Ethnicity, And Development, 1st Edition

    By Calvin Goldscheider

    This book provides the most up-to-date assessment of Israel's society today, portraying the country's ethnic diversity, its economy, and demographic changes. Revealing linkages between demographic transformation and socioeconomic change, Goldscheider shows how ethnic group formation emerged in…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03
    Routledge

  • Key Monuments Of The Italian Renaissance book cover

    Key Monuments Of The Italian Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By Laurie Schneider Adams

    Organized chronologically from early Renaissance precursors to the Mannerist movement, from Giotto to Titian, Key Monuments of the Italian Renaissance describes and analyzes in depth from various points of view major works and major artists, from the fourteenth to the sixteenth centuries. Artists…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03
    Routledge

  • Boys: Masculinities In Contemporary Culture book cover

    Boys

    Masculinities In Contemporary Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Smith

    Analyzing the meanings of masculinity in contemporary culture, this book examines specific cultural male icons like Muhammad Ali, Harvey Keitel, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Newt Gingrich and explores the male stereotypes such as the cowboy, the father, the homosexual, and the Black terror.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03
    Routledge

  • From Plan To Market: The Economic Transition In Vietnam book cover

    From Plan To Market

    The Economic Transition In Vietnam, 1st Edition

    By Adam Fforde

    This clear and accessible text explores Vietnam's successful transition from neo-Stalinist central planning to a market economy—"Vietnamese style." After describing the north Vietnamese system prior to 1975 and its colonial and precolonial antecedents, the authors uncover the mechanisms of that…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03
    Routledge

  • Arms And Judgment: Law, Morality, And The Conduct Of War In The 20th Century book cover

    Arms And Judgment

    Law, Morality, And The Conduct Of War In The 20th Century, 1st Edition

    By Sheldon M. Cohen

    This book examines the justifications of the use of armed force and their limits, as well as the law of war. It is a moral enquiry and adopts an interdisciplinary approach. The divergence between legality and morality, and its significance, is one of the underlying themes of the book.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03
    Routledge

  • American Social Character: Modern Interpretations book cover

    American Social Character

    Modern Interpretations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rupert Wilkinson

    This anthology features the writings of 17 important analysts of American character and culture. From 1945 to the present, this book includes selections by Charles Reich, Christopher Lasch, Philip Slater and many others. There is a general introduction to the subject and each selection is preceded…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03
    Routledge

  • American Buildings book cover

    American Buildings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leland M. Roth

    Architecture requires a broad definition. It involves more than simply questions of style, esoteric theory, or technical progress; it is the physical record of a culture's relationship to its technology and the land, and, most important, of the system of values concerning men's relationships with…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03
    Routledge

  • China Briefing, 1985 book cover

    China Briefing, 1985

    1st Edition

    Edited by John S. Major

    China Briefing, 1985 approaches the events of the previous year providing a long-term perspective on the dramatic developments of spring and summer 1984. Senior China specialists examine the student demonstrations and their aftermath in the larger context of the 40-year history of the People's…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03
    Routledge

  • Brazil's Economic And Political Future book cover

    Brazil's Economic And Political Future

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julian M. Chacel

    The 1985 elections in Brazil returned South America's largest country to democratic rule after two decades of military government. But the Sarney administration faces substantial economic and political challenges: over a 250 percent annual inflation rate, a foreign debt of more than $115 billion,…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03
    Routledge

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