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  • Small Town China: Governance, Economy, Environment and Lifestyle in Three Zhen

    Governance, Economy, Environment and Lifestyle in Three Zhen

    By Richard J.R. Kirkby, Shen Guanbao, Ian K. Bradbury

    This title was first published in 2001. The purpose of this study is to provide a picture of the organizations, economy, administration and lifestyles in three small towns occupying very different positions within a developmental spectrum in China in the late 1990s. The economic transformation of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 

  • Law, Religion, and Freedom

    Conceptualizing a Common Right

    Edited by W. Cole Durham, Jr., Javier Martinez Torron, Donlu D Thayer

    This book examines conceptualizations of religious freedom in various dimensions. The collection brings together leading experts from law, religious studies, social anthropology, and international relations, who present different perspectives which query, define, and clarify aspects of this…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • A Concise History of the Middle East

    12th Edition

    By Arthur Goldschmidt Jr, Ibrahim Al-Marashi

    A Concise History of the Middle East provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of this turbulent region. Spanning from pre-Islam to the present day, it explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence on the West, modernization efforts in the Middle East, the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29 

  • Discourse Before Democracy

    By Richard D. Anderson, Jr.

    In a democracy candidates compete to draw voters to the polls by campaigning with messages composed in a language that the voter finds familiar and even banal. If familiarity encourages voting, could prohibition or restriction of voting result when discourse makes politics seem to be reserved for…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 

  • Five Practices for Improving the Success of Latino Students

    A Guide for Secondary School Leaders

    By Christina Theokas, Mary L. González, Consuelo Manriquez, Joseph F. Johnson Jr.

    Based on the work of real leaders and educators in high-performing, urban schools across the country, this book unpacks five key practices that are integral to improving achievement and postsecondary outcomes for Latino students. These inspiring stories affirm that excellence and equity are…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20 

  • US Foreign Policy and Turkey

    Relationships, Challenges and Tensions

    By Tom Lansford, Robert J. Pauly Jr

    The United States and Turkey were extraordinarily close allies during most of the Cold War with Turkey being central to U.S. strategy in the Middle East. In the aftermath, the United States and Turkey faced a range of new challenges to their relationship which nonetheless remained strong until the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-28 
    US Foreign Policy and Conflict in the Islamic World

  • The Science of Small Arms Ballistics

    By Alvah Buckmore, Jr.

    This very unique and very different book is a comprehensive study of the science of small arm ballistics—from interior and exterior ballistics to terminal ballistics. The science of small arms ballistics is seriously underdeveloped and underappreciated. The volume provides a complete grasp of the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Biopolymers and Biomaterials

    Edited by Aneesa Padinjakkara, Aparna Thankappan, Fernando Gomes Souza, Jr., Sabu Thomas

    Biopolymers are attracting immense attention of late because of their diverse applications that can address growing environmental concerns and energy demands. The development of various biomaterials creates significant advancements in the medical field as well, and many biopolymers are used for the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Saving Spaces

    Land Conservation in the United States

    By John H. Sprinkle, Jr.

    Saving Spaces explains the ways Americans have sought to conserve individual parcels of land as well as entire landscapes from destruction by development. It highlights the differences between preserving properties through complete fee simple ownership, such as with parks, playgrounds, and historic…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 

  • Domesticating Drones

    The Technology, Law, and Economics of Unmanned Aircraft

    By Henry H Perritt, Jr, Eliot O Sprague

    The public debate over civilian use of drones is intensifying. Variously called "unmanned aircraft systems", "unmanned aerial vehicles", "remotely piloted aircraft", or simply "drones", they are available for purchase by anyone for a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. They have strikingly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08 

  • Geographies of Journalism

    The Imaginative Power of Place in Making Digital News

    By Robert Gutsche Jr, Kristy Hess

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 

  • Principles of Research in Behavioral Science

    Fourth Edition

    By Mary E. Kite, Bernard E. Whitley, Jr.

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of research methods in the behavioral sciences, focusing primarily on the conceptual issues inherent in conducting research. It covers topics that are often omitted from other texts, including measurement issues, correlational research, qualitative…

    Hardback – 2018-05-22 

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