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Working behind the scenes for the eighteen months following Bill Clinton's election, conducting hundreds of interviews with administration insiders and other key officials, and gaining access to confidential internal memos, diaries, and meeting no...

The Agenda: Inside the Clinton White House

Recent legislative battles over healthcare reform, the federal budget, and other prominent issues have given rise to widespread demands for the abolition or reform of the filibuster in the US Senate. Critics argue that members' traditional rights ...

Defending the Filibuster: The Soul of the Senate

A gripping account of how al-Qaeda in Yemen rebounded from an initial defeat to once again threaten the United States. Far from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States and al-Qaeda are fighting a clandestine war of drones and s...

The Last Refuge: Yemen, al-Qaeda, and America's War in Arabia

The seventh edition of this well-respected book continues to promote an awareness of the dimensions and complexities involved in caring for people from diverse cultural backgrounds. Completely revised and updated, it examines the differences exist...

Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness (7th Edition)

This book boldly unsettles the idea of globalization as a recent phenomenon -- and one driven solely by Western interests -- by offering a compelling new perspective on global interconnectivity in the nineteenth century. Jeremy Prestholdt examines...

Domesticating the World: African Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization (California World History Library)

The Balanced Scorecard is the leading methodology for implementing performance management systems and improving efficiency. Focusing directly on the public and not-for-profit sectors, this book helps these organizations overcome the unique challen...

Balanced Scorecard Step-by-Step for Government and Nonprofit Agencies

Religion and politics are never far from the headlines, but their relationship remains complex and often confusing. Religion and Politics in America offers a lively, accessible, and balanced treatment of religion in American politics. The authors ...

Religion and Politics in America: Faith, Culture, and Strategic Choices

Shrouding themselves and their aims in deepest secrecy, the leaders of the Taliban movement control Afghanistan with an inflexible, crushing fundamentalism. The most extreme and radical of all Islamic organizations, the Taliban inspires fascinatio...

Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia

In this new edition of Why Unions Matter, Michael D. Yates shows why unions still matter. Unions mean better pay, benefits, and working conditions for their members; they force employers to treat employees with dignity and respect; and at their be...

Why Unions Matter

Mainstream, or more formally, neoclassical, economics claims to be a science. But as Michael Perelman makes clear in his latest book, nothing could be further from the truth. While a science must be rooted in material reality, mainstream economics...

The Invisible Handcuffs of Capitalism: How Market Tyranny Stifles the Economy by Stunting Workers

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