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A Better Politics: How Government Can Make Us Happier

by Dorling, Danny

The aim of this book is to inspire a better politics: one that will enable future generations to be happier. Greater well-being and better health should be the goals, rather than wealth maximization. We need to value healthcare more than hedge ...

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A Century of Segregation

Race, Class, and Disadvantage

by Leland Ware

<p>This book explains how race and class intersect in ways that uniquely disadvantage racial minorities. The narrative begins with the 1896 decision in <em>Plessy v. Ferguson.</em> The Supreme Court ruled that separate facilities for blacks were

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A Conservative Consensus?

Housing Policy Before 1997 and After

by Peter King

New Labour would like to portray 1997 as a new beginning for public policy, but Peter King argues that we now have, in housing and in other areas of public policy, a consensus based on Thatcherite reforms. He explores the particularly ...

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A Conversation about Abortion Between Justice Blackmun and the Founding Fathers

by Duane L. Ostler

<p>On a dark night in Independence Hall, ghosts of the founding fathers gather to discuss with Justice Blackmun the Roe v Wade abortion opinion he penned in 1973. Using actual quotes from the founding fathers, this debate soundly refutes ...

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A History of Chinese Political Thought

by Youngmin Kim

<p>China's rapid rise as a regional and global power is one of the most important political developments of the twenty-first century. Yet the West still largely overlooks or oversimplifies the complex ideas and ideals that have shaped the ...

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A History of the German Public Pension System

Continuity amid Change

by Alfred C. Mierzejewski

<p>A History of the German Public Pension System: Continuity amid Change provides the first comprehensive institutional history of the German public pension system from its origins in the late nineteenth century to the major reform period in the

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A Life in Error

From Little Slips to Big Disasters

by James Reason

<p>This succinct but absorbing book covers the main way stations on James Reason’s 40-year journey in pursuit of the nature and varieties of human error. In it he presents an engrossing and very personal perspective, offering the reader ...

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A New Imperative

Regions and higher education in difficult times

by Chris Duke, Michael Osborne & Bruce Wilson

<p>At a time in history when global challenges are becoming more intractable and threatening, it makes sense to draw on the specialist expertise of our universities. Much of government interest in doing so has typically focused on the major ...

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A New Reality

Human Evolution for a Sustainable Future

by Jonas Salk & Jonathan Salk

<p><em>A New Reality: Human Evolution for a Sustainable Future</em> provides a startling, fresh new message of understanding, perspective and hope for today’s tense, rapid-fire, kaleidoscopically changing world. </p> <p><em>A New Reality: Human

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A Phenomenology of Institutions

Relationality and Governance in China and Beyond

by Raul Lejano, Jia Guo, Hongping Lian & others

<p>To a degree insufficiently captured by the term governance, the present age is one of institutional complexity. China is a case in point. An amalgam of socialist, capitalist, corporatist, and pluralist characteristics, China's systems of ...

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A Political Economy of Arab Education

Policies and Comparative Perspectives

by Mohamed Alaa Abdel-Moneim

<p>The failure of reform policies in areas of critical importance to Arab populations such as health and education played a central role in igniting the Arab Awakening, yet this policy perspective has been largely absent from recent studies of ...

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A Professor at the End of Time

The Work and Future of the Professoriate

by John Best

<p>*A *<em>Professor at the End of Time</em> tells one professor’s story in the context of the rapid reconfiguration of higher education going on now, and analyzes what the job included before the supernova of technological innovation, the ...

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A Quiet Evolution

The Emergence of Indigenous-Local Intergovernmental Partnerships in Canada

by Christopher Alcantara & Jen Nelles

<p>Much of the coverage surrounding the relationship between Indigenous communities and the Crown in Canada has focused on the federal, provincial, and territorial governments. Yet it is at the local level where some of the most important and ...

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A Radically Democratic Response to Global Governance

Dystopian Utopias

by Margaret Stout & Jeannine M. Love

<p>This book presents a critique of dominant governance theories grounded in an understanding of existence as a static, discrete, mechanistic process, while also identifying the failures of theories that assume dynamic alternatives of either a ...

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A Seriously Humorous Look at Dogs, Men and Sex.

by Oscar -Oz Benson

<p>Dogs and men do have a lot in common. They both need sex a lot and are willing to fight to get some unless they are bound by political correctness! Whether people believe it or not the world works on needs more than on wants. Men&apos;s basic

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Abortion

History, Politics, and Reproductive Justice after Morgentaler

by Shannon Stettner, Kristin Burnett & Travis Hay

<p>When Henry Morgentaler, Canada’s best-known abortion rights advocate, died in 2013, activists and scholars began to reassess the state of abortion in this country. In <em>Abortion,</em> some of the foremost researchers in Canada challenge ...

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Abortion in the United States: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition

by Dorothy E. McBride & Jennifer L. Keys

<p>According to the CDC, more than 660,000 legal abortions were performed in the United States in 2013, yet despite these numbers, or perhaps because of them, the abortion war rages on in state legislatures, in Congress, and in court rooms. This

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About Bulgarian Barbarity (minuses, yet also pluses)

by Chris Myrski

<p>Contents |<br /> 0. Introduction and definition</p> <ol> <li>Historical proofs and climatic excuses</li> <li>Democratic propagation of barbarity</li> <li>Comparisons with other countries</li> <li>Civilized inhumanity</li> <li>Civilized

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Accessible Public Transportation

Designing Service for Riders with Disabilities

by Aaron Steinfeld, Jordana L. Maisel & Edward Steinfeld

<p>The United States is home to more than 54 million people with disabilities. This book looks at public transit and transportation systems with a focus on new and emerging needs for individuals with disabilities, including the elderly. The book

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Actor and Strategy Models

Practical Applications and Step-wise Approaches

by Leon M. Hermans & Scott W. Cunningham

<p><strong>A practical how-to guide for more effective planningthrough multi-actor modelling</strong></p> <p>Careful planning is the cornerstone of a successful initiative, and any plan, policy, or business strategy can only be successful if it

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