• The Sociology of Disaster: Fictional Explorations of Human Experiences book cover

    The Sociology of Disaster

    Fictional Explorations of Human Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Thomas E. Drabek

    In a book as illuminating as it is captivating, Thomas E. Drabek presents an in-depth analysis of the emotional impacts of disaster events and the many ripple effects that follow.  Through the technique of storytelling, a series of nine fictional stories where characters experience actual…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 

  • Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Election? book cover

    Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Election?

    7th Edition

    By Stephen J. Wayne

    The 2016 and 2018 elections are over, but looking ahead to the 2019–2020 election cycle, the debate over the fairness and accuracy of our electoral process has never been more contentious. Hacking, fake news, a "rigged system," voter ID challenges, Super PACs, and an Electoral College defying the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-13 

  • The United Nations and Changing World Politics: Revised and Updated with a New Introduction book cover

    The United Nations and Changing World Politics

    Revised and Updated with a New Introduction, 8th Edition

    By Thomas G. Weiss, David P. Forsythe, Roger A. Coate, Kelly-Kate Pease

    The revised and updated Introduction to this classic text situates the UN in substantially changing world politics, including: The election of the ninth Secretary-General, António Guterres; The burgeoning of “new nationalisms” worldwide, including most importantly in the Trump administration’s…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 

  • Globalization in World History book cover

    Globalization in World History

    3rd Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    In this third edition of Globalization in World History, Peter Stearns explores the roots of contemporary globalization, examining shifts in the global flow of people, goods, and ideas as early as 1000 CE. Exploring how four moments in history have accelerated the process of globalization, Stearns’…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Themes in World History

  • Understanding Government Budgets: A Guide to Practices in the Public Service book cover

    Understanding Government Budgets

    A Guide to Practices in the Public Service, 2nd Edition

    By R. Mark Musell, Ryan Yeung

    Public budgets follow rules of presentation and use terms that make sense to few outside the world of public finance. Moreover, practices vary widely among the thousands of governments across the globe, between federal, state, and local levels of government in the United States, and among nonprofit…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 

  • 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 – 2019-08-30 

  • Democracy: History, Theory, Practice book cover


    History, Theory, Practice, 1st Edition

    By Sanford A Lakoff

    This book is about Mexico, and about culture. It begins with a concept of culture, not a survey of Mexico and the Mexicans. With that in mind, it will slide into the importance of understanding Mexico's past, especially regarding the rich mixture of racial and ethnic characteristics it evinces…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 

  • 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 – 2019-08-30 

  • 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 – 2019-08-30 

  • 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 – 2019-08-30 

  • 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 – 2019-08-30 

  • Political Concepts And Political Theories book cover

    Political Concepts And Political Theories

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Gaus

    The study of the physical world had its origins in philosophy, and, two-and-one-half millennia later, the scientific advances of the twentieth century are bringing the two fields closer together again. So argues Lawrence Sklar in this brilliant new text on the philosophy of physics.Aimed at…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 

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