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  • Violence in Today's School Workplace

    Protecting Teachers and School Employees in a Violent Age, 1st Edition

    By Diane H. Williamson, David E. Strecker, Henry Townsend

    Increasingly, headlines today report out-of-control student violence occurring in our schools and colleges. Yet so little concrete action is being taken to protect the bystanding victims of this trauma, the school worker. Classroom teachers, administrators, coaches, school bus drivers, cafeteria…

    Hardback – 2007-09-30

  • Putin

    Russia's Choice, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Sakwa

    The new edition of this extremely well-received political biography of Vladimir Putin builds on the strengths of the first edition to provide the most detailed and nuanced account of the man, his politics and his profound influence on Russian politics, foreign policy and society.  New to this…

    Paperback – 2007-09-10

  • Inquiry, Data, and Understanding

    A Search for Meaning in Educational Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorin W. Anderson

    Inquiry, Data, and Understanding is a reflective collection of papers in which Lorin Anderson offers his personal perspective on developments in educational research over thirty years. Following an introductory chapter, in which educational research is defined as disciplined inquiry, the remaining…

    Hardback – 2007-07-17
    Taylor & Francis
    Contexts of Learning

  • Political Development

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    This book fills a growing gap in the literature on international development by addressing the debates about good governance and institution-building within the context of political development. Political Development returns the key issues of human rights and democratization to the centre of the…

    Paperback – 2007-06-28

  • Penal Populism

    1st Edition

    By John Pratt

    Expertly drawing on international examples and existing literature, Penal Populism closes a gap in the field of criminology. In this fascinating expose of current crime policy John Pratt examines the role played by penal populism on trends in contemporary penal policy. Penal populism is associated…

    Paperback – 2006-11-30
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • The Government and Politics of France

    5th Edition

    By Andrew Knapp, Andrew Knapp, Vincent Wright, Vincent Wright

    The Government and Politics of France has been the leading textbook on French politics for over a generation, and continues to provide students with a comprehensive and incisive introduction to the intricacies of French politics and government. This edition updates every chapter, with the addition…

    Paperback – 2006-04-06

  • A Brief Introduction to US Politics

    1st Edition

    By Robert J. Mckeever

    A Brief Introduction to American Politicsprovides a coherent and succinct account of how contemporary American politics blends enduring principles with the realities and demands of the present day. Beginning with a brief overview of American society today, the book introduces the constitutional…

    Paperback – 2006-01-20

  • Comparative Federalism

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Michael Burgess

    A new examination of contemporary federalism and federation, which delivers a detailed theoretical study underpinned by fresh case studies. It is grounded in a clear distinction between 'federations', particular kinds of states, and 'federalism', the thinking that drives and promotes them. It also…

    Paperback – 2006-01-12

  • Issues in American Political Life

    Money, Violence and Biology, 5th Edition

    By Robert Thobaben, Charles Funderburk, Donna Schlagheck

    A core text for undergraduate courses in American Public Policy, or supplemental reading in such courses as Introduction to American Government or Politics, American Public Policy Analysis, Introduction to Political Science.  A substantive alternative to typical "issues" texts-which cover too…

    Paperback – 2005-11-10

  • Public Administration & Public Management

    The Principal-Agent Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jan-Erik Lane

    A perspective on the public sector that presents a concise and comprehensive analysis of exactly what it is and how it operates. Governments in any society deliver a large number of services and goods to their populations. To get the job done, they need public management in order to steer…

    Paperback – 2005-09-22

  • Developing Standards in Research on Science Education

    The ESERA Summer School 2004, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fischer Hans E

    Ph.D. students from 14 European countries, Israel, Turkey and Venezuela in addition to supervisors and lecturers from 11 countries including Israel and USA worked for one week to understand each other with the goal of improving and sharpening features of their respective theoretical backgrounds,…

    Hardback – 2005-07-14
    CRC Press

  • The Global Resistance Reader

    1st Edition

    By Louise Amoore

    The Global Resistance Reader provides the first comprehensive account of the phenomenal rise of transnational social movements which have opposed the financial, economic and political hegemony of large international organizations such as the World Trade Organization, World Bank and International…

    Paperback – 2005-03-17

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