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A New Deal for the Humanities

Liberal Arts and the Future of Public Higher Education

by Gordon Hutner, Feisal G. Mohamed, Roger L. Geiger & others

<p>Many in higher education fear that the humanities are facing a crisis. But even if the rhetoric about “crisis” is overblown, humanities departments do face increasing pressure from administrators, politicians, parents, and students. In <em>A ...

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A New Deal for the Humanities: Liberal Arts and the Future of Public Higher Education

by Hutner, Gordon

<DIV><I>A New Deal for the Humanities </I>brings together twelve prominent scholars who shed light on the many concerns swirling around the humanities today&mdash;exploring the history of the liberal arts in America, their present state, and ...

ISBN: 9780813573267

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America Adrift—Righting the Course

The Decline of America’s Great Values

by John W. Zimmerman Sr.

<p>The values that made America a great and respected nation are in decline causing consequences across all segments of our society. In this passionate and deeply personal account, author John W. Zimmerman Sr. issues a call to all Americans to ...

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American Girls and Global Responsibility

A New Relation to the World during the Early Cold War

by Jennifer Helgren

<p><em>American Girls and Global Responsibility</em> brings together insights from Cold War culture studies, girls’ studies, and the history of gender and militarization to shed new light on how age and gender work together to form categories of

ISBN: 9780813575810

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Arts and Community Change

Exploring Cultural Development Policies, Practices and Dilemmas

by Scott Tate & Max O. Stephenson Jr.

<p><em>Arts and Community Change: Exploring Cultural Development Policies, Practices and Dilemmas</em> addresses the growing number of communities adopting arts and culture-based development methods to influence social change. Providing ...

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Backrooms and Beyond

Partisan Advisers and the Politics of Policy Work in Canada

by Jonathan Craft

<p>Though they serve in many roles and under many titles, no one doubts that political staffs now wield substantial influence in the making of government policy. <em>Backrooms and Beyond</em> draws on interviews with ministers, senior public ...

ISBN: 9781442617643

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Beyond "Understanding Canada"

Transnational Perspectives on Canadian Literature

by Michael Bucknor, Anne Collett, Pilar Cuder-Domínguez & others

<p>The dismantling of “Understanding Canada”—an international program eliminated by Canada’s Conservative government in 2012—posed a tremendous potential setback for Canadianists. Yet Canadian writers continue to be celebrated globally by ...

ISBN: 9781772123258

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Beyond Same-Sex Marriage

Perspectives on Marital Possibilities

by Ronald C. Den Otter, Sonu Bedi, Janet Bennion & others

<p>Although the debate over same-sex marriage in the United States has ended, no one seems to know what lies on the horizon. The conversation about what marriage could be like in the future is no longer confined to academics. In his dissent in ...

ISBN: 9781498512022

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Biopolitical Disaster

by Jennifer L. Lawrence & Sarah Marie Wiebe

<p><em>Biopolitical Disaster</em> employs a grounded analysis of the production and lived-experience of biopolitical life in order to illustrate how disaster production and response are intimately interconnected. The book is organized into four ...

ISBN: 9781317216292

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Bringing Culture to the Masses: Control, Compromise and Participation in the GDR

by Richthofen, Esther von

<p> Cultural life in the former German Democratic Republic (GDR) was strictly controlled by the ruling party, the SED, who attempted to dictate how people spent their free time by prohibiting privately organized leisure time pursuits and ...

ISBN: 9781845458942

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Civil Society and Regional Governance

The Asian Development Bank and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

by Anders Uhlin

<p>Through detailed comparative case studies of civil society engagement with two major regional international organizations in Southeast Asia this book demonstrates the potentials and limitations of civil society actors as democratizing agents ...

ISBN: 9781498517843

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Collectivities

Politics at the Intersections of Disciplines

by Robert F. Carley

<p>Collectivities, in brief, is a term describing the intellectual and creative potential of groups. Collectivities then mark a position in the connection between disciplinary fields; a position that is simultaneously productive of new knowledge

ISBN: 9781498501132

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Congress Whispers, Reservation Nations Endure

A CENTURY OF PUBLIC ACTS OF AGGRESSION, CONFUSION, & RESOLUTION

by B. Lee Wilson

<p>A unique body of federal actions rests in near silence within the shadowy margins of all other U.S. public law. The reason is simple. It consists of laws that specifically apply to just one group of Americans: members of American Indian ...

ISBN: 9781458205964

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Controversies in Affirmative Action [3 volumes]

by James A. Beckman

<p>An engaging and eclectic collection of essays from leading scholars on the subject, which looks at affirmative action past and present, analyzes its efficacy, its legacy, and its role in the future of the United States.</p> <p>• Provides the

ISBN: 9781440800832

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Cultural Identity and Political Ethics

by Paul Gilbert

Today people's cultural identities are increasingly invoked in support of political claims, and these claims commonly lead to acrimony and violence. But what is 'cultural identity', and what is its political significance? This book offers a ...

ISBN: 9780748686803

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Cultural Interventions

by Research Centre (KPY), Kevin Robins & Yasemin Seyben

<p>The Cultural Policy and Management Research Centre (KPY) at Istanbul Bilgi University is</p> <p>once again delivering its annual publication, covering major issues and debates of the 2014-</p> <p>2015 period. This 2014-2015 issue is the ...

ISBN: 9786053994312

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Cultural Policy in South Korea

Making a New Patron State

by Hye-Kyung Lee

<p>This is the first English-language book on cultural policy in Korea, which critically historicises and analyses the contentious and dynamic development of the policy. It highlights that the evolution of cultural policy has been bound up with ...

ISBN: 9781317567523

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DARK AGENDA

The War to Destroy Christian America

by David Horowitz

<p>In <em>Dark Agenda</em>, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author David Horwitz exposes not only the progressive war against Christianity, but also a war against America and its founding principles, which are Christian in their origin. ...

ISBN: 9781630061135

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Defending Country

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Military Service Since 1945

by Noah Riseman & Richard Trembath

<p>The role of Aboriginal servicemen and women has only recently been brought to the forefront of conversation about Australia’s war history. This important book makes a key contribution to recording the role played by Indigenous Australians in ...

ISBN: 9780702257124

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Diverse but Not Broken

National Wake Up Calls for Nigeria

by Iyorwuese Hagher

This stunning collection of essays, speeches, and addresses presents a portrait of Nigeria as seen by one of the country’s best public intellectuals—the scholar and diplomat, Ambassador Iyorwuese Hagher.The book captures in lucid prose and ...

ISBN: 9781681815572

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