• Masters Of The House: Congressional Leadership Over Two Centuries book cover

    Masters Of The House

    Congressional Leadership Over Two Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Roger H. Davidson, Susan Hammond, Raymond Smock

    Much of this nation's political life and public policy have been shaped by a handful of powerful people?the leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives. Masters of the House identifies enduring patterns of House leadership, explaining the effects of such factors as party strength, White House?…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
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  • Lithuania: The Rebel Nation book cover

    Lithuania

    The Rebel Nation, 1st Edition

    By V. Stanley Vardys, Judith Sedaitis, Mrs V Stanley Vardys

    In 1990, Lithuania became the first Soviet republic to break with the communist empire by declaring the restitution of political independence. Depicting a country at the crossroads of imperial designs, Vardys and Sedaitis trace the history, development, and ultimate triumph of the Lithuanian…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
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  • Limits Of Law: Essays On Democratic Governance book cover

    Limits Of Law

    Essays On Democratic Governance, 1st Edition

    By Peter Schuck

    Law is an increasingly pervasive force in our society. At the same time, however, the obstacles to law's effectiveness are also growing. In The Limits of Law, Yale law professor Peter H. Schuck draws on law, social science, and history to explore this momentous clash between law's compelling…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
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  • Literacies of Power: What Americans Are Not Allowed to Know With New Commentary by Shirley Steinberg, Joe Kincheloe, and Peter McLaren book cover

    Literacies of Power

    What Americans Are Not Allowed to Know With New Commentary by Shirley Steinberg, Joe Kincheloe, and Peter McLaren, 1st Edition

    By Donaldo Macedo

    Literacies of Power illustrates the many ways American schools, media, and other social institutions perpetuate ignorance. Donaldo Macedo shows why so-called common culture literacy is a form of dominant cultural reproduction that undermines independent thought and goes against the best interests…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
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  • The Unitary Presidency book cover

    The Unitary Presidency

    1st Edition

    By Graham G. Dodds

    The theory of the unitary executive is one of the most controversial and significant constitutional doctrines of the past several decades. It holds that the U.S. president alone embodies all executive power and therefore has unlimited ability to direct the many people and institutions within the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26
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    Presidential Briefings Series

  • Administrative Law in the Political System: Law, Politics, and Regulatory Policy book cover

    Administrative Law in the Political System

    Law, Politics, and Regulatory Policy, 6th Edition

    By Kenneth Warren

    Emphasizing that administrative law must be understood within the context of the political system, this core text combines a descriptive systems approach with a social science focus. Author Kenneth F. Warren explains the role of administrative law in shaping, guiding, and restricting the actions of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry, second edition subjects important and controversial areas of public policy to philosophical scrutiny. Jonathan Wolff, a renowned philosopher and veteran of many public committees, introduces and assesses core problems and controversies in public…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

  • Daughters of Tunis: Women, Family, and Networks in a Muslim City book cover

    Daughters of Tunis

    Women, Family, and Networks in a Muslim City, 1st Edition

    By Paula Holmes-Eber

    Daughters of Tunis is an innovative ethnography that carefully weaves the words and intimate, personal stories of four Tunisian women and their families with a statistical analysis of women's survival strategies in a rapidly urbanizing, industrializing Muslim nation. Delineating three distinct…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
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  • The Mexicans: A Sense Of Culture book cover

    The Mexicans

    A Sense Of Culture, 1st Edition

    By Floyd Merrell

    This historical overview of Mexico explores at every opportunity what it is that makes contemporary Mexico the fascinating and vibrant melange of cultures that it is. Embracing an exuberant array of ethnic diversity?including Amerindian, African-American, and European cultures?Mexico is emblematic…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
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  • Sacrificing The Forest: Environmental And Social Struggle In Chiapas book cover

    Sacrificing The Forest

    Environmental And Social Struggle In Chiapas, 1st Edition

    By Karen O'brien

    The Selva Lacandona of Chiapas, Mexico has received a tremendous amount of attention since the Zapatista uprising began in 1994. Concerns have focused on both the rapid rate of deforestation in Mexico's largest tropical rain forest and the social marginalization of its inhabitants, which is…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
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  • Requiem For Modern Politics: The Tragedy Of The Enlightenment And The Challenge Of The New Millennium book cover

    Requiem For Modern Politics

    The Tragedy Of The Enlightenment And The Challenge Of The New Millennium, 1st Edition

    By William Ophuls

    This long-promised sequel to Ophuls's influential and controversial classic Ecology and the Politics of Scarcity is an equally provocative critique of the liberal philosophy of government. Ophuls contends that the modern political paradigm-that is, the body of political concepts and beliefs…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
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  • Promise Of Development: Theories Of Change In Latin America book cover

    Promise Of Development

    Theories Of Change In Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Peter F Klaren, Thomas J Bossert

    In recent years Latin Americanists have been among the most innovative and productive theorists of the uneven process of development. This collection of substantial selections from some of the most prominent theorists in the field represents a scholarly consolidation and reassessment of the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
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