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  • Varieties of Personal Theology

    Charting the Beliefs and Values of American Young Adults, 1st Edition

    By David T. Gortner

    Varieties of Personal Theology starts from the premise that all human beings are folk theologians, active not only in constructing selves but also in constructing worlds and guiding philosophies of life.Through fascinating indepth interviews and surveys, David Gortner looks specifically at '…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Mountain Resorts

    Ecology and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Julia LeMense

    Edited by Janet E. Milne

    Mountains are the home of significant ecological resources - wildlife habitat, higher elevation plant systems, steep slopes, delicate soils and water systems. These resources are subject to very visible and growing pressures, most of which are caused by the unique features of mountains. Using as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Rural Housing, Exurbanization, and Amenity-Driven Development

    Contrasting the 'Haves' and the 'Have Nots', 1st Edition

    By Mark Lapping

    Edited by David Marcouiller

    Rural America is progressing through a dramatic and sustained post-industrial economic transition. For many, traditional means of household sustenance gained through agriculture, mining and rustic tourism are giving way to large scale corporate agriculture, footloose and globally competitive…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Private Property, Community Development, and Eminent Domain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Paul Malloy

    The contributors in this volume address the fundamental relationship between the state and its citizens, and among the people themselves. Discussion centers on a recent decision by the United States Supreme Court in the case of Kelo v. City of New London. This case involved the use of eminent…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Law, Property and Society

  • Ecosystem Planning in Florida

    Solving Regional Problems through Local Decision-making, 1st Edition

    By Samuel David Brody

    While ecosystem management requires looking beyond specific jurisdiction and focusing on broad spatial scales, most planning decisions particularly in the USA, are made at local level. By looking at land-use planning in Florida, this volume recognizes the need for planners and resource managers to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Autobiography and Natural Science in the Age of Romanticism

    Rousseau, Goethe, Thoreau, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Kuhn

    Set against the backdrop of a rapidly fissuring disciplinary landscape where poetry and science are increasingly viewed as irreconcilable and unrelated, Bernhard Kuhn's study uncovers a previously ignored, fundamental connection between autobiography and the natural sciences. Examining the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Federal Antitrust and EC Competition Law Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Femi Alese

    This book provides the reader with a comprehensive analysis of US Federal Antitrust and EC Competition Law. It is encyclopaedic in coverage: examining every constituent element of the law and landmark decisions from the perspectives of economics and policy goals, explaining their implications for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Critical Queer Studies

    Law, Film, and Fiction in Contemporary American Culture, 1st Edition

    By Casey Charles

    Critical Queer Studies examines contemporary films and documentaries that dramatize the intersection of law and queer life, analyzing the effects of legal doctrines-jury selection, unwanted sexual advance, negligence, hate crimes, and gay marriage-on the production and reception of queer film and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

  • The Nuwaubian Nation

    Black Spirituality and State Control, 1st Edition

    By Susan Palmer

    The Nuwaubian Nation takes the reader on a journey into an African-American spiritual movement. The United Nuwaubian Nation has changed shape since its inceptions in the 1970s, transforming from a Black Hebrew mystery school into a Muslim utopian community in Brooklyn, N.Y.; from an Egyptian theme…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • Beyond Walls: Re-inventing the Canada-United States Borderlands

    1st Edition

    By Victor Konrad, Heather Nicol

    September 11, 2001 marked the beginning of a new era of security imperatives for many countries. The border between Canada and the United States suddenly emerged from relative obscurity to become a focus of constant attention by media, federal and state/provincial governments on both sides of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • The North American Folk Music Revival: Nation and Identity in the United States and Canada, 1945–1980

    1st Edition

    By Gillian Mitchell

    This work represents the first comparative study of the folk revival movement in Anglophone Canada and the United States and combines this with discussion of the way folk music intersected with, and was structured by, conceptions of national affinity and national identity. Based on original…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Islam in American Prisons

    Black Muslims' Challenge to American Penology, 1st Edition

    By Hamid Reza Kusha

    The growth of Islam both worldwide and particularly in the United States is especially notable among African-American inmates incarcerated in American state and federal penitentiaries. This growth poses a powerful challenge to American penal philosophy, structured on the ideal of rehabilitating…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

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