The Limits of Ideology
by Scott Newton
Globalization - the development of a world without economic frontiers - has become an increasingly popular subject for economists, social scientists and political commentators. The conventional wisdom is that this new international economy is the ...
Politics, Culture and Society, 1918-1990
by Mary Fulbrook
Germany played a key role in 20th-century history but not of course always a beneficial one. This account opens in 1918, at the end of four years of bloody warfare, incipient revolution in Germany, and determination on the part of the Allies to ...
by Gene Sharp
From Dictatorship to Democracy was a pamphlet, printed and distributed by Dr Gene Sharp and based on his study, over a period of forty years, on non-violent methods of demonstration. Now in its fourth edition, it was originally handed out by the ...
A Guide to Engagement and Intervention
by Bernard Mayer
Praise for the Second Edition of "The Dynamics of Conflict": "Mayer once again demonstrates his unique ability to weave theory and practice together with real-world examples - whether about warring nations or a family dispute - to help readers ...
Good Advice for Those in Love
They say love is a many-splendored thing. So what could be more splendid than giving this pocket-sized book of love quotes, sayings and appeasements to show how much you truly care? Following in the footsteps of its less love-filled yet highly ...
My Afghan Years
by Christina Lamb
As a young reporter, Christina Lamb risked all to experience the real Afghanistan. This memoir recounts her return, years later, as she unmasks a cross-section of its society, from torturers and war victims to women who must still hide behind a ...
Discovering the Keys to Better Interpersonal Skills and Communication Skills
by Doug Hissong
by Jay Rothman
Unleash Conflict's Creative Potential Absolutely essential reading for anyone interested in identity conflicts and how to overcome them. Provides a fascinating theoretical introduction to the phenomena, detailed case study experiences, and a ...
Muslim Community Life in the United States and Canada
by Mohamed Nimer
Exploring the mainstream American Muslim community up close, this guide briefly traces the history of Islam in the US and Canada, while it offers a fascinating and informative introduction to Islamic values and institutions. It assesses such ...
Insolent Popular Culture in Early Twentieth-Century Paris
by Robin Walz
In addition to its more well known literary and artistic origins, the French surrealist movement drew inspiration from currents of psychological anxiety and rebellion running through a shadowy side of mass culture, specifically in fantastic ...
Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West
by Barbara R. Stein
At a time when women could not vote and very few were involved in the world outside the home, Annie Montague Alexander (1867-1950) was an intrepid explorer, amateur naturalist, skilled markswoman, philanthropist, farmer, and founder and patron of ...
Why Commercialism Won in Modern America
by Gary S. Cross
The unqualified victory of consumerism in America was not a foregone conclusion. The United States has traditionally been the home of the most aggressive and often thoughtful criticism of consumption, including Puritanism, Prohibition, the ...
by Oswald Spengler
Since its first publication in two volumes between 1926-28, this work has ranked as one of the most widely read and most talked about books of our time. Spengler probes the origin and "fate" of our civilization, presenting a world view based on ...
A Sociolinguistic History
by Leo Loveday
The Japanese are often characterized as exclusive and ethnocentric, yet a close examination of their linguistic and cultural history reveals a very different picture: although theirs is essentially a monolingual speech community they emerge as a ...
Post-material Values and Social Praxis
by Brij Mohan
This text focuses on post-material consciousness, a concept that has not been developed in American literature offers a fresh perspective on the human condition and its social development as a vehicle of global welfare. Brij Mohan contends that ...
Ethnic Conflict and International Politics
by Thomas Ambrosio
The idea of national unification has long been a powerful mobilizing force for nationalist thinkers and ethnic entrepreneurs since the rise of nationalist ideology in the late 1700s. This phenomenon came to be known as irredentism.
by Richard S. Hillman, John A. Peeler & Elsa Cardozo Da Silva
The complexity of democratic transitions in Latin America and the importance of how human rights and democracy are linked is evaluated by top scholars. Questions about democracy and human rights have emerged in the advent of the 21st century, a ...
by Rexford A. Ahene & Bernard S. Katz
This contributed volume examines development effort in sub-Saharan Africa and the role privatisation and foreign investment can play. The focus is on African and international capital mobility and recent experience in private investment in ...