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Family Law Reimagined

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Author: Jill Elaine Hasday  |  Isbn: 0674281284  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 318  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This is the first book to explore the canonical narratives, stories, examples, and ideas that legal decisionmakers invoke to explain family law and its governing principles. Jill Elaine Hasday shows how this canon misdescribes the reality of family law,...

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Quarterly Essay 54 Dragon’s Tail: The Lucky Country After The China Boom

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Author: Andrew Charlton  |  Isbn: 978-1863956567  |  File size: 5.2 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 108  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology In Dragon's Tail, Andrew Charlton explores the supercharged rise of China and considers Australia's future as the Chinese dragon stirs and shifts. China's rise has been perhaps the most significant economic event in two centuries, occurring 100 times more...

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Rediscovering America: Liberty, Equality & The Crisis Of Democracy

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Author: John Agresto  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 405.1 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 236  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This is a gentle book, a wise book, a book that alerts us that amidst the hurricane winds that buffet American citizens from the Left and from the Right, there is a path there to be followed to a less turbulent American future. The author does not, however, offer yet...

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One Child: Do We Have A Right To More?

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Author: Sarah Conly  |  Isbn: 0190203439  |  File size: 1.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 254  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology A compelling argument for the morality of limitations on procreation in lessening the harmful environmental effects of unchecked population We live in a world where a burgeoning global population has started to have a major and destructive environmental impact. The...

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Education, Poverty & Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls In India

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Author: Latika Gupta  |  Isbn: 978-1138900844  |  File size: 742.3 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 222  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This book investigates the nature of identity formation among economically backward adolescent Muslim girls in northern India by focusing on the interstitial spaces of the ‘home’ and ‘school’. It examines issues of religion, patriarchy...

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Srebrenica In The Aftermath Of Genocide

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Author: Lara J. Nettelfield and Sarah E. Wagner  |  Isbn: 9781107000469  |  File size: 6.6 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 442  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology The fall of the United Nations 'safe area' of Srebrenica in July 1995 to Bosnian Serb and Serbian forces stands out as the international community's most egregious failure to intervene during the Bosnian war. It led to genocide, forced...

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Affirmative Action & Racial Equity: Considering The Fisher Case To Forge The Path Ahead

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Author: Liliana M. Garces and Uma M. Jayakumar  |  Isbn: 1138785369  |  File size: 1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 245  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses....

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Die Vierte Politische Theorie

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Author: Alexander Dugin  |  Isbn: 978-1907166624  |  File size: 3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 186  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Alle politischen Systeme der Moderne sind die Ergebnisse dreier unterschiedlicher Ideologien: Die erste und älteste ist die liberale Demokratie, die zweite ist der Marxismus und die dritte ist der Faschismus. Die zwei letzteren sind längst gescheitert und aus...

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Chosen? Reading The Bible Amid The Israeli-palestinian Conflict

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Author: Walter Brueggemann  |  Isbn: 9780664261542  |  File size: 4.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 108  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI, AZW3  |  Category: Politics and Sociology "Brueggemann offers an honest critique of a belief system that reduces faith to a self-serving ideology and warns against a Christian reading of the Bible that reduces it to an ideological prop for the state of Israel. While he does not...

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Sturzgeburt: Vom Geteilten Land Zur Europäischen Vormacht

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Author: Oskar Lafontaine and Peter-Michael Diestel  |  Isbn: 978-3360021991  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: Deutsch  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Vor 25 Jahren wurde die staatliche Einheit Deutschlands hergestellt. Der Bundespolitiker Oskar Lafontaine (damals SPD) wollte sie, der DDR-Politiker Peter-Michael Diestel (DSU/CDU) ebenfalls. Lafontaine jedoch hatte dabei nicht...

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Contracts of Carriage by Air, 2 edition

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Author: Malcolm A. Clarke  |  Isbn: 9781843118879  |  File size: 7.6MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Contracts of Carriage by Air, Second Edition contains annotated analysis of the provisions of the international conventions governing the carriage of goods and passengers by air. This book provides you with practical advice and brings you: • An overall view...

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Handbook of Evidence-Based Substance Abuse Treatment in Criminal Justice Settings

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Author: Carl G. Leukefeld, John Gregrich, and Thomas P. Gullotta  |  Isbn: 1493940538  |  File size: 5.39MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 342  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Get high. Become addicted. Commit crimes. Get arrested and be sent to jail. Get released. Repeat. It’s a cycle often destined to persist, in large part because the critical step that is often missing in the process,...

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Exchange of Information & Data Protection in Cross-border Criminal Proceedings in Europe

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Author: Ángeles Gutiérrez Zarza  |  Isbn: 9783642402906  |  File size: 3.78MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 491  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology In the past 10 years, the Member States of the European Union (EU) have intensified their exchange of information for the purposes of preventing and combating serious cross-border crime, as manifested in three main aspects. Firstly, there is a need to...

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Reconstructing the Authoritarian State in Africa

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Author: George Klay Kieh Jr. and Pita Ogaba Agbese  |  Isbn: 9780415855693  |  File size: 1.5MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This work seeks to examine the nature and dynamics of authoritarianism in Africa and to suggest ways in which the states covered in the book can be democratically reconstituted. In 1990, a wave of euphoria greeted the "third wave of...

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Appropriating Blackness: Performance & the Politics of Authenticity

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Author: E. Patrick Johnson  |  Isbn: 9780822331544  |  File size: 2.01MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Performance artist and scholar E. Patrick Johnson’s provocative study examines how blackness is appropriated and performed—toward widely divergent ends—both within and outside African American culture. Appropriating Blackness develops from the...

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The Human Sausage Factory: A Study of Post-War Rumour in Tartu

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Author: Eda Kalmre  |  Isbn: 9789042037175  |  File size: 12MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Under certain conditions, some rumours, which were established as part of folklore already long ago, may become fixed in the memory and the subconscious of several generations. This is what happened with the rumour about a human sausage factory after the Second...

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The Conduct of Inquiry: Methodology for Behavioral Science

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Author: Abraham Kaplan  |  Isbn: 9780765804488  |  File size: 21.71MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 452  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology In arguably the finest text ever written in the philosophy of social science, Abraham Kaplan emphasizes what unites the behavioral sciences more than what distinguishes them from one another. Kaplan avoids the bitter disputes among people doing methodology,...

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Migration & National Identity in South Africa, 1860-2010

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Author: Professor Audie Klotz  |  Isbn: 9781107026933  |  File size: 1.6MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 294  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology An extraordinary outbreak of xenophobic violence in May 2008 shocked South Africa, but hostility toward newcomers has a long history. Democratization has channeled such discontent into a non-racial nationalism that specifically targets foreign Africans...

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EU Immigration & Asylum Law: Text & Commentary

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Author: Nicola Rogers and Professor of Law Steve Peers  |  Isbn: 9789004153745  |  File size: 2.39MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 1028  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Since entry into force of the Treaty of Amsterdam on 1 May 1999, the EU has considered, and in many cases adopted, many proposals for legislation or measures implementing legislation in the area of immigration and asylum law....

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Native Diasporas: Indigenous Identities & Settler Colonialism in the Americas

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Author: Gregory D. Smithers  |  Isbn: 9780803233638  |  File size: 23.10MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 524  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology The arrival of European settlers in the Americas disrupted indigenous lifeways, and the effects of colonialism shattered Native communities. Forced migration and human trafficking created a diaspora of cultures, languages, and people. Gregory D. Smithers...

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Social Identity Processes

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Author: Dora Capozza  |  Isbn: 0761960864  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This landmark work offers a tour of the latest developments in Social Identity Theory from the leading scholars in the field. First proposed by Tajfel and Turner in 1979, Social Identity Theory has proved enormously influential in stimulating new theory and research,...

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Life Stages & Native Women: Memory, Teachings, & Story Medicine

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Author: Kim Anderson and Maria Campbell  |  Isbn: 9780887557262  |  File size: 5.94MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 223  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Life Stages and Native Women explores how life stages and responsibilities of Métis, Cree, and Anishinaabe women were integral to the health and well-being of their communities during the mid- 20th century. The book is rich with oral history...

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Drugs & Popular Culture in the Age of New Media

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Author: Paul Manning  |  Isbn: 9780415806923  |  File size: 1.4MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This book examines the history of popular drug cultures and mediated drug education, and the ways in which new media - including social networking and video file-sharing sites - transform the symbolic framework in which drugs and drug culture are represented....

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El Alto, Rebel City: Self & Citizenship in Andean Bolivia

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Author: Sian Lazar  |  Isbn: 9780822341291  |  File size: 1.51MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Combining anthropological methods and theories with political philosophy, Sian Lazar analyzes everyday practices and experiences of citizenship in a satellite city to the Bolivian capital of La Paz: El Alto, where more than three-quarters of the population...

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Black Folklore & the Politics of Racial Representation

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Author: Shirley Moody-Turner  |  Isbn: 9781617038853  |  File size: 2.36MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Before the innovative work of Zora Neale Hurston, folklorists from the Hampton Institute collected, studied, and wrote about African American folklore. Like Hurston, these folklorists worked within but also beyond the bounds of white mainstream...

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China's 'Tibetan' Frontiers

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Author: Beth Meriam  |  Isbn: 9781906876302  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 356  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This pioneering ethnographic analysis provides a far-reaching account of the changing social, political and organizational topography of western China. The seismic changes wrought across this region in recent history are seen through the lens of Trinde, a remote...

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EurAfrican Borders & Migration Management

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Author: Alice Bellagamba, Paolo Gaibazzi, and Stephan Dünnwald  |  Isbn: 9781349949717  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 302  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This volume traces the African ramifications of Europe’s southern border. While the Mediterranean Sea has become the main stage for the current play and tragedy between European borders and African migrants,...

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Conflict & Social Order in Tibet & Inner Asia

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Author: Fernanda Pirie and Toni Huber  |  Isbn: 9789004158177  |  File size: 1.4MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 271  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Assessing the legacies of revolution, social upheaval and reform among minorities in communist Asia, the case studies in this volume analyse the experience of conflict and social disruption, while providing an original comparative perspective on...

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Peacebuilding & Ex-Combatants: Political Reintegration in Liberia

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Author: Johanna Söderström  |  Isbn: 9781138791480  |  File size: 848.23KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology The book examines how ex-combatants in post-war and peacebuilding settings engage in politics, as seen in the case of Liberia. The political mobilization of former combatants after war is often perceived as a threat, ultimately undermining the security...

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Any Way You Slice It: The Past, Present, & Future of Rationing

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Author: Stan Cox  |  Isbn: 9781595588098  |  File size: 1.7MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Rationing: it’s a word—and idea—that people often loathe and fear. Health care expert Henry Aaron has compared mentioning the possibility of rationing to “shouting an obscenity in church.” Yet societies in fact ration food, water, medical care, and fuel...

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