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Sport Tourism Development

by Dr. James Higham Channel View Publications (April 17, 2018)

This book critically explores sport-related tourism drawing on the fields of sport management, the sociology of sport, consumer behaviour, sports marketing, economic, urban and sports geography, and tourism...


Educating Refugee-background Students

by Shawna Shapiro, Raichle Farrelly & Mary Jane Curry Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

This collection of empirical work offers an in-depth exploration of key issues in the education of adolescents and adults with refugee backgrounds residing in North America, Australia and Europe. These studies...


The View from Flyover Country

by Sarah Kendzior Flatiron Books (April 17, 2018)

"A collection of sharp-edged, humanistic pieces about the American heartland...Passionate pieces that repeatedly assail the inability of many to empathize and to humanize." — Kirkus

From the St. Louis–based...


Future Presence

by Peter Rubin HarperOne (April 17, 2018)

A Wired senior editor and virtual reality expert presents a captivating, candid glimpse into the future "realities" of this emerging technology: how we will use it to form previously impossible relationships,...


The Girl From Kathmandu

by Cam Simpson Harper (April 17, 2018)

The shocking story of the massacre of a group of Nepalese men working as Defense contractors for the United States Government during the Iraq War, and the widow who dedicated her life to finding justice for...


Willing Collaborators

by Michael Keane, Brian Yecies & Dr. Terry Flew Rowman & Littlefield International (April 16, 2018)

In recent years, many media producers, screenwriters, technicians and investors from the Asia-Pacific region have been attracted to projects in the People's Republic of China. The Chinese state’s recent willingness...


City of Second Sight

by Justin T. Clark The University of North Carolina Press (April 16, 2018)

In the decades before the U.S. Civil War, the city of Boston evolved from a dilapidated, haphazardly planned, and architecturally stagnant provincial town into a booming and visually impressive metropolis. In...


Stopping the Bomb

by Nicholas L. Miller Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

Stopping the Bomb examines the historical development and effectiveness of American efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. Nicholas L. Miller offers here a novel theory that argues changes in American...


Labor in Israel

by Jonathan Preminger ILR Press (April 15, 2018)

Using a comprehensive analysis of the wave of organizing that swept the country starting in 2007, Labor in Israel investigates the changing political status of organized labor in the context of changes to Israel’s...


Twilight of the Titans

by Paul K. MacDonald & Joseph M. Parent Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

In this bold new perspective on the United States–China power transition, Paul K. MacDonald and Joseph M. Parent examine all great power transitions since 1870. They find that declining and rising powers have...


Border Capitalism, Disrupted

by Stephen Campbell ILR Press (April 15, 2018)

Border Capitalism, Disrupted presents an insightful ethnography of migrant labor regulation at the Mae Sot Special Border Economic Zone on the Myanmar border in northwest Thailand. By bringing a new deployment...


School of Europeanness

by Dace Dzenovska Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

In School of Europeanness, Dace Dzenovska argues that Europe’s political landscape is shaped by a fundamental tension between the need to exclude and the requirement to profess and institutionalize the value...


Patriotic Ayatollahs

by Caroleen Marji Sayej Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

Patriotic Ayatollahs explores the contributions of senior clerics in state and nation-building after the 2003 Iraq war. Caroleen Sayej suggests that the four so-called Grand Ayatollahs, the highest-ranking...


Democracy in Exile

by Daniel Bessner Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

Anyone interested in the history of U.S. foreign relations, Cold War history, and twentieth century intellectual history will find this impressive biography of Hans Speier, one of the most influential figures...


Harvests, Feasts, and Graves

by Ryan Schram Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

Ryan Schram explores phenomena of intercultural and historical conjuncture as experienced by the Auhewela in Papua New Guinea in Harvests, Feasts, and Graves. In this ethnographic investigation, Schram ponders...


The Control Agenda

by Matthew J. Ambrose Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

The Control Agenda is a sweeping account of the history of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), their rise in the Nixon and Ford administrations, their downfall under President Carter, and their powerful...


Race Over Party

by Millington W. Bergeson-Lockwood The University of North Carolina Press (April 13, 2018)

In late-nineteenth-century Boston, battles over black party loyalty were fights over the place of African Americans in the post–Civil War nation. In his fresh in-depth study of black partisanship and politics,...


The Anthem Companion to Philip Rieff

by Jonathan B. Imber Anthem Press (April 10, 2018)

‘The Anthem Companion to Phillip Rieff’ offers the best contemporary work on Phillip Rieff, written by the best scholars currently working in this field. Original, authoritative and wide-ranging, the critical...


An Immigrant Nation Seeks Cohesion

by James Jupp Anthem Press (April 10, 2018)

‘An Immigrant Nation Seeks Cohesion’ is based on current events and developments in Australia and seeks to illuminate them using historical and contemporary issues. It is not a formal or chronological ‘history...


The Gift of Our Wounds

by Arno Michaelis & Pardeep Singh Kaleka St. Martin's Press (April 10, 2018)

The powerful story of a friendship between two men—one Sikh and one skinhead—that resulted in an outpouring of love and a mission to fight against hate.

One Sikh. One former Skinhead. Together, an unusual...


Building and Dwelling

by Richard Sennett Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 10, 2018)

A preeminent thinker redefines the meaning of city life and charts a way forward

Building and Dwelling is the definitive statement on cities by the renowned public intellectual Richard Sennett. In this sweeping...


Hijacked

by Dave Hirschman William Morrow Paperbacks (April 10, 2018)

The unbelievable true story of three pilots flying a routine Federal Express flight who must call on their inner courage, strength, and ability to stop a bitter, suicidal hijacker from killing them, and thousands...


Blackbeard's Sunken Prize

by Mark U. Wilde-Ramsing & Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton The University of North Carolina Press (April 10, 2018)

In 1717, the notorious pirate Blackbeard captured a French slaving vessel off the coast of Martinique and made it his flagship, renaming it Queen Anne's Revenge. Over the next six months, the heavily armed ship...


An Unseen Light

by Charles W. McKinney Jr., Aram Goudsouzian, Steven A. Knowlton & Elton H. Weaver Iii et al. The University Press of Kentucky (April 10, 2018)

During the second half of the nineteenth century, Memphis, Tennessee, had the largest metropolitan population of African Americans in the Mid-South region and served as a political hub for civic organizations...


Fascism: A Warning

by Madeleine Albright Harper (April 10, 2018)

A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today’s world, written by one of America’s most admired public servants, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary...


Speaking Together and with God

by John S. McClure Fortress Academic (April 09, 2018)

Ours is a time of unprecedented pessimism regarding the possibility of achieving consensus around moral issues. Christian liturgical practices, which are grounded in a communicative economy of love and mercy,...


Hegemonic Masculinity

by James W. Messerschmidt Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 09, 2018)

The concept of hegemonic masculinity, formulated by Raewyn Connell more than three decades ago, has been the driving force behind the expanding field of masculinities studies. Hegemonic Masculinity: Formulation,...


Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves

by Sharada Balachandran Orihuela The University of North Carolina Press (April 09, 2018)

In this book, Sharada Balachandran Orihuela examines property ownership and its connections to citizenship, race and slavery, and piracy as seen through the lens of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American...


Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration

by Michael J. Pomante Ii & Scot Schraufnagel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 06, 2018)

Barack Obama, the first African-American president of the United States. In a country with a rich history of racial animosities, Obama represents a notable deviation in the trajectory of America’s presidential...


Workers' Movements and Strikes in the Twenty-First Century

by Jörg Nowak, Madhumita Dutta & Peter Birke Rowman & Littlefield International (April 05, 2018)

While workers movements have been largely phased out and considered out-dated in most parts of the world during the 1990s, the 21st century has seen a surge in new and unprecedented forms of strikes and workers...


Challenging Reproductive Control and Gendered Violence in the Américas

by Leandra Hinojosa Hernández & Sarah De Los Santos Upton Lexington Books (April 05, 2018)

Challenging Reproductive Control and Gendered Violence in the Américas: Intersectionality, Power, and Struggles for Rights utilizes an intersectional Chicana feminist approach to analyze reproductive and gendered...


The Dynamics of Change in Modern World Politics

by Jean Kachiga Lexington Books (April 04, 2018)

In modern world politics, there exists a dynamic of change, and an observable pattern of phenomena. These phenomena consist of driving forces, of new paradigms that their exigencies induce, of new epochs that...


Breaking Away

by Argyro Kartsonaki Lexington Books (April 04, 2018)

This book presents the background that led to Kosovo’s success in separating from Serbia and explains the reasons for its failure to achieve uncontested statehood—both internally and externally. It sheds...


The Death of Democracy

by Benjamin Carter Hett Henry Holt and Co. (April 03, 2018)

A riveting account of how the Nazi Party came to power and how the failures of the Weimar Republic and the shortsightedness of German politicians allowed it to happen.

Why did democracy fall apart so quickly...


Two Sisters

by Asne Seierstad & Seán Kinsella Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 03, 2018)

The riveting story of two sisters’ journey to the Islamic State and the father who tries to bring them home

Two Sisters, by the international bestselling author Åsne Seierstad, tells the unforgettable story...


Voices from the Rust Belt

by Anne Trubek Picador (April 03, 2018)

“Timely . . . [the collection] paints intimate portraits of neglected places that are often used as political talking points. A good companion piece to J. D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy.”—Booklist

The essays...


Sanctuary

by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel Wisdom Publications (April 03, 2018)

A singular work of poetic prose exploring otherness and belonging—and what it means to be truly at home.

Sanctuary: A Meditation on Home, Homelessness, and Belonging examines the interface between inner and...


Our 50-State Border Crisis

by Howard Buffett Hachette Books (April 03, 2018)

Our 50-State Border Crisis is an eye-opening, myth-busting new perspective on America's border crisis that will change the public conversation about one of our country's biggest threats.

Howard G. Buffett has...


That's What She Said

by Kimothy Joy Harper Wave (April 03, 2018)

An artist and activist committed to the empowerment of women and girls has created a gorgeous illustrated volume, blending watercolor and short biography to showcase the contributions of more than fifty influential...


Grateful

by Diana Butler Bass HarperOne (April 03, 2018)

The author of the multiple award-winning Grounded and leading trend spotter in contemporary Christianity explores why gratitude is missing as a modern spiritual practice, offers practical suggestions for reclaiming...


Institutionalization (and De-Institutionalization) of Rightwing Protest Parties

by Robert Harmel, Lars g. Svåsand & Hilmar Mjelde ECPR Press (April 02, 2018)

When it comes to party institutionalisation – at least for entrepreneurial right-wing protest parties -- leadership matters! That is the primary takeaway from this book.

Of the hundreds of new parties that...


Gender, Ethnicity, and Violence in Kenya’s Transitions to Democracy

by Lyn Ossome Lexington Books (April 02, 2018)

Critiquing the valorization of democracy as a means of containing violence and stabilizing political contestation, this book draws links between the democratization process and sexual/gendered violence observed...


Governing Disaster in Urban Environments

by Julia Nevárez Lexington Books (April 02, 2018)

Governing Disaster in Urban Environments: Climate Change Preparation and Adaption after Hurricane Sandy is a comprehensive account of relevant debates, conceptualizations, and practical considerations for the...


Nixon in New York

by Victor Li Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (April 02, 2018)

Richard Nixon’s loss in the 1962 gubernatorial election in California was more than just a simple electoral defeat. His once-promising political career was in ruins as he dropped his second high-profile race...


Titanic

by Nicola Pierce The O'Brien Press (April 02, 2018)

This book commemorates the enduring legacy of the world’s most famous ship – TITANIC.

Her story is one of all those bound together on that fateful voyage. On board were: writers, artists, honeymooners, sportsmen,...


Keep the Days

by Steven M. Stowe The University of North Carolina Press (April 02, 2018)

Americans wrote fiercely during the Civil War. War surprised, devastated, and opened up imagination, taking hold of Americans' words as well as their homes and families. The personal diary—wildly ragged yet...


Disability in the Media

by Tracy R. Worrell Lexington Books (March 30, 2018)

Disability in the Media: Examining Stigma and Identity looks at how disabilities are portrayed within the media and how individuals with disabilities are affected by their representation. The effects of media...


Peace for our Time

by Nicholas Hagger O-Books (March 30, 2018)

In this remarkable memoir Nicholas Hagger reflects on war and peace and on “peace for our time”, Chamberlain’s haunting words in 1938 that ushered in the Second World War. Peace then turned out to be an...


Perspectives on Taiwan

by Bonnie S. Glaser & Matthew P. Funaiole Center for Strategic & International Studies (March 29, 2018)

The papers in this compendium were written by the 10 members of the 2017 CSIS Taiwan-U.S. Policy Program (TUPP) delegation. TUPP provides a much-needed opportunity for future leaders to gain a better understanding...


Rise of the Revisionists

by Gary J. Schmitt, Frederick W. Kagan, Reuel Marc Gerecht & Walter Russell Mead et al. AEI Press (March 29, 2018)

Rise of the Revisionists: Russia, China, and Iran is a five-essay volume, edited by the American Enterprise Institute’s Gary J. Schmitt, that examines the three rising powers as they challenge the US and the...