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In the second edition of Double Standard, James W. Russell shows how and why different models of social and welfare policy developed in the United States and Europe. He comparatively examines how Europe and the United States have handled common so...

Double Standard: Social Policy in Europe and the United States

An eye-opening investigation into China's Communist Party and its integral role in the country's rise as a global superpower and rival of the United States. China's political and economic growth in the past three decades is one of astonishing, epo...

The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers

In this urgent time, World on the Edge calls out the pivotal environmental issues and how to solve them now. We are in a race between political and natural tipping points. Can we close coal-fired power plants fast enough to save the Greenland ice ...

World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse

On a spring morning in 1914, in the stark foothills of southern Colorado, members of the United Mine Workers of America clashed with guards employed by the Rockefeller family, and a state militia beholden to Colorado's industrial barons. When the ...

Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War

In boardrooms and lecture halls, on the field and at home, strong female leaders are making a statement around the globe. In HOW GREAT WOMEN LEAD Bonnie St. John and her teenage daughter, Darcy Deane, explore the qualities that motivate some of th...

How Great Women Lead: A Mother-Daughter Adventure into the Lives of Women Shaping the World

Enemies is the first definitive history of the FBI's secret intelligence operations, from an author whose work on the Pentagon and the CIA won him the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. We think of the FBI as America's police force. But s...

Enemies: A History of the FBI

This book is the first comprehensive, systematic investigation of the connection between civil society and political change in Asia-change toward open, participatory, and accountable politics. Its findings suggest that the link between a vibrant c...

Civil Society and Political Change in Asia: Expanding and Contracting Democratic Space

Foreword by Gen. Barry R. McCaffrey, USA (Ret.) Contributors include Gen. Gordon Sullivan, former U. S. Army Chief of Staff; Conrad Crane; Fred Kagan This bold, wide-ranging collection brings together some of the most noted military minds, past an...

Leadership: The Warrior's Art

The Case Against the Fed takes a critical look at the United States Federal Reserve and central banks in general. It details the history of reserve banking and the influence that bankers have had on monetary policy over the last few centuries. The...

The Case Against the Fed

Raghuram Rajan was one of the few economists who warned of the global financial crisis before it hit. Now, as the world struggles to recover, it's tempting to blame what happened on just a few greedy bankers who took irrational risks and left the ...

Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy

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