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  • Edwards on God

    By Sebastian Rehnman

    Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) is widely regarded as America's most important and original philosophical theologian. Edwards on God presents an historically informed and philosophically rigorous account of his philosophical arguments about God. Sebastian Rehnman takes account of not only Edwards's…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Ashgate Studies in the History of Philosophical Theology

  • The Flame of Knowledge

    A Critical Realist Approach to Information Policy and Intellectual Property

    By David Opderbeck

    Most intellectual property scholarship in the United States proceeds from a utilitarian perspective, using the tools of law and economics, while a significant minority position adopts postmodern critiques of IP regimes. However, as yet there has been no "socioeconomic" framework that could…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 

  • African American Political Thought, 1890-1940

    Washington, Du Bois, Garvey and Randolph, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Cary D. Wintz

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 

  • Analyzing American Democracy

    Politics and Political Science, 3rd Edition

    By Jon R. Bond, Kevin B. Smith

    This is an introductory American politics text covering the constitutional framework of American government, political behavior and informal institutions, the formal institutions of American government, and a concluding chapter on public policy. Every chapter highlights the most current thinking in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-02 

  • American Government

    Political Development and Institutional Change, 10th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    How politics in America works today, how it got that way, and how it’s likely to change through reform—these are the themes that pervade every chapter of Cal Jillson’s highly lauded American Government: Political Development and Institutional Change. Even in the midst of current challenges, America…

    Paperback – 2019-01-02 

  • Black Women in the U.S. Economy

    The Hardest Working Woman

    By Nina Banks, Cecilia A. Conrad, Rhonda Sharpe

    Black women in the United States have often been the subject of negative stereotypes, which have distorted perceptions of their unique work history and the challenges that they have faced in providing for their families. Black Women in the U.S. Economy: The Hardest Working Woman challenges the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • The Aesthetics, Gender, and Feminism of the Beat Women

    By Polina Mackay

    Examining a peculiarity in the legacy of the Beat Generation, this book considers the fact that a body of literature centered around the work of authors with misogynist tendencies such as William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac has been a profound influence on later generations of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • White Separatism and the Politics of the American Extreme Right

    Civil Rights, 9/11 and a Black Man in the White House

    By Aaron Winter

    White Separatism and the Politics of the American Extreme Right examines the politics and transformation of the American far right in the post-civil rights era, exploring shifts in ideology and activity over three periods of of transformation: those following civil rights, the terrorist attacks of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Gender and Firearms

    My Body, My Gun, My Choice

    By Peter Squires, Jayne Raisborough

    Private gun ownership for self-defence remains a major personal and public issue in the US, driven by concerns about crime, vulnerability and a range of ’ideological’ factors. As media attention centres upon the extent to which women are taking up firearms, with the gun lobby and firearms…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 

  • Perspectives on Civil Religion

    Volume 3

    By Gerald Parsons

    This title was first published in 2002: Perspectives on Civil Religion introduces the concept of civil religion, examines the use of the concept in recent scholarship and investigates examples of civil religion in the contemporary world. The book sets out to explore tensions and complexities in…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

  • Public Private Partnerships and Constitutional Law

    Accountability in the United Kingdom and the United States of America

    By Nikiforos Meletiadis

    Annually, the government commits significant expenditure to a type of public contracts which are known as Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) or the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). These contracts bind the public purse for decades in sectors such as Health, Defence and Detention, and involve the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 

  • The USA and Canada 2019

    21st Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

      Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 21st edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations. General Survey Essays by leading experts analyse topics of regional importance, including: - US-Canadian integration…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13 
    USA and Canada

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