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The Arab Uprisings: Catalysts, Dynamics, and Trajectories

by Fahed Al-Sumait, Nele Lenze & Michael C. Hudson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

This collection of essays uses the term “Arab Uprisings” as the organizing frame to address numerous socio-cultural, economic, political, experiential, and communicative aspects of the uprisings. The text...


49 Myths about China

by Marte Kjær Galtung & Stig Stenslie Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This engaging book highlights 49 prevalent myths about China’s past, present, and future and weighs their truth or fiction. Leading a thoughtful and entertaining tour, the authors debunk widespread “knowledge”...


Coming Climate Crisis?: Consider the Past, Beware the Big Fix

by Claire L. Parkinson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 16, 2010)

Decisively cutting through the hyperbole on both sides of the debate, distinguished NASA climatologist Claire L. Parkinson brings much-needed balance and perspective to the highly contentious issue of climate...


Campaign Rules: A 50-State Guide to Campaigns and Elections in America

by Nina Kasniunas & Daniel M. Shea Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 15, 2009)

America may be the most election-crazed nation in the world, boasting roughly 500,000 elected positions nationwide. Americans use elections not only to select candidates, but to directly change government policy...


Political and Spiritual: Essays on Religion, Environment, Disability, and Justice

by Roger S. Gottlieb Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2014)

This book gathers a variety of illuminating essays by an internationally known scholar of religion and ecology. New writings on technology, facing death, and an intellectual autobiography continue Gottlieb’s...


Quantitative Intelligence Analysis: Applied Analytic Models, Simulations, and Games

by Edward Waltz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

The text explains the model-based method of intelligence analysis that represents the analyst’s mental models of a subject as well as the analyst’s reasoning process. It includes dynamic simulations and...


Nations in Transit 2014: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia

by Freedom House Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 24, 2014)

Since 1995, Freedom House’s Nations in Transit series has monitored the status of democratic change from Central Europe to Eurasia, pinpointing the region’s greatest reform opportunities and challenges for...


Historical Dictionary of United States Intelligence

by Michael A. Turner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 08, 2014)

This second edition covers the history of United States intelligence, and includes several key features:

  • Chronology
  • Introductory essay
  • Appendixes
  • Bibliography
  • Over 600 cross-referenced entries on key events, issues,...


Historical Dictionary of International Organizations in Asia and the Pacific

by Derek McDougall Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 01, 2014)

Historical Dictionary of International Organizations in Asia and the Pacific, Second Edition includes a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has...


Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific: Perspectives from China, India, and the United States

by Mohan Malik Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 24, 2014)

In the twenty-first century, the Indo-Pacific has emerged as a crucial geostrategic region for trade, investment, energy supplies, cooperation, and competition. It presents complex maritime security challenges...


Iran Divided: The Historical Roots of Iranian Debates on Identity, Culture, and Governance in the Twenty-First Century

by Shireen T. Hunter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 17, 2014)

This text discusses the historical roots of Iran’s current divisions and debates. It identifies major conflicts, such as Iran versus Islam, secularism versus religion, and constitutionalism versus Islamic...


The Challenge of Nation-Building: Implementing Effective Innovation in the U.S. Army from World War II to the Iraq War

by Rebecca Patterson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 17, 2014)

The Challenge of Nation-Building examines the conditions that have allowed or prevented the U.S. Army to innovate for nation-building effectively. By doing so, it shows how military leadership and civil-military...


Governing to Win: Enhancing National Competitiveness Through New Policy and Operating Approaches

by Charles Prow Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 12, 2012)

Charles Prow has brought together an impressive lineup of businessmen and women, reporters, and experts to show how the United States can be more competitive in the global economy. This book shows not only what...


John Rawls: Liberalism and the Challenges of Late Modernity

by J. Donald Moon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 26, 2014)

Donald Moon’s John Rawls: Liberalism and the Challenges of Late Modernity is an accessible biography that explores how Rawls’ life helped establish the fundamental commitment of classical liberalism through...


Celtic Revival?: The Rise, Fall, and Renewal of Global Ireland

by Sean Kay Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 16, 2011)

Celtic Revival? explores what happens when a society loses its wealth, its faith in government, and its trust in its Church. Sean Kay draws on a rich blend of research, interviews with a broad spectrum of Irish...


Scientific Methods of Inquiry for Intelligence Analysis

by Hank Prunckun Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 08, 2014)

Since 9/11, the needs of intelligence agencies as well as the missions they conduct have increased in number, size, and complexity. This expanded and updated edition offers a way of gaining the analytic skills...


Historical Dictionary of Marxism

by Elliott Johnson, David Walker & Daniel Gray Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 09, 2014)

The Historical Dictionary of Marxism includes a chronology, introductory essay, and extensive bibliography. The dictionary provides over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, political parties...


America's Search for Security: The Triumph of Idealism and the Return of Realism

by Sean Kay Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 22, 2014)

In America's Search for Security, Sean Kay surveys major historical trends in American foreign policy and provides a new context for thinking about America’s rise to power from the founding period through...


What Diplomats Do: The Life and Work of Diplomats

by Sir Brian Barder & Sir Ivor Roberts Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 22, 2014)

This text describes all aspects of the life of a diplomat through various stages of a typical career. Though following a fictional diplomat, each chapter contains case studies based on the author’s thirty...


Globalization and Democracy

by Stephen J. Rosow & Jim George Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 22, 2014)

Combining theory with compelling case studies, this book examines the globalizing world of democracy. Noted critical scholars Stephen J. Rosow and Jim George argue that democracy must be understood not as a...


Drawing Fire: Investigating the Accusations of Apartheid in Israel

by Benjamin Pogrund & Sir Harold Evans Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 10, 2014)

Pogrund examines the accusation that Israel is practicing apartheid and the motives of those who make it. A belief in Israel, combined with frank criticism, provides a balanced view of Israel’s strengths and...


American War Machine: Deep Politics, the CIA Global Drug Connection, and the Road to Afghanistan

by Peter Dale Scott Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2010)

This provocative, thoroughly researched book explores the covert aspects of U.S. foreign policy. Prominent political analyst Peter Dale Scott marshals a convincing array of evidence to expose the extensive trail...


Globaloney 2.0: The Crash of 2008 and the Future of Globalization

by Michael Veseth Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2010)

Globalization is in retreat, but history tells us that this is but a temporary reversal. Globalization will return, but in what form? More cycles of boom and bust? Or can globalization be rebuilt on a more feasible...


Making Feminist Sense of the Global Justice Movement

by Catherine Eschle & Bice Maiguashca Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2010)

Challenging the neglect of feminism in accounts of the global justice movement, this book explores the origins, ideas, and practices of what Catherine Eschle and Bice Maiguashca term "feminist antiglobalization...


Hemispheric Giants: The Misunderstood History of U.S.-Brazilian Relations

by Britta H. Crandall Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2011)

This comprehensive book traces the full arc of U.S.-Brazilian bilateral relations over time. Despite the common critique of U.S. "neglect" of Brazil, Britta H. Crandall convincingly shows that the relationship...


British Foreign Policy, National Identity, and Neoclassical Realism

by Amelia Hadfield-Amkhan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2010)

This groundbreaking study offers a genuinely multidisciplinary exploration of cultural influences on foreign policy. Through an innovative blend of historical analysis, neoclassical realist theory, and cultural...


The Global New Deal: Economic and Social Human Rights in World Politics

by William F. Felice Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 15, 2010)

This powerful and empowering text offers a way forward out of global human suffering, presenting a realistic roadmap for practical, workable solutions to mass poverty. Now fully updated, including entirely new...


Entertaining Politics: Satiric Television and Political Engagement

by Jeffrey P. Jones Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 28, 2010)

In this completely revised and updated edition (including eight new chapters), Jeffrey Jones charts the evolution and maturation of political entertainment television by examining The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,...


Military Soft Power: Public Diplomacy through Military Educational Exchanges

by Carol Atkinson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 26, 2014)

The military has long been associated with hard power, yet it is engaged in public diplomacy as it represents the U.S. abroad and facilitates the diffusion of ideas. Military Soft Power examines one such aspect...


Globalization and Urbanization: The Global Urban Ecosystem

by James H. Spencer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 26, 2014)

This innovative book sees contemporary urban settlement as the new human ecosystems defining people’s lives across the planet. Just as so-called natural ecosystems have defined our view of the symbiosis between...


Double Standard: Social Policy in Europe and the United States

by James W. Russell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 18, 2014)

Double Standard introduces students to social policy in the U.S. and Europe. The third edition has been revised and updated throughout to reflect current social policies in light of the recent recession, the...


Communicating with Intelligence: Writing and Briefing for National Security

by James S. Major Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 17, 2014)

Aimed at students, faculty, and practitioners, the book is designed to provide all necessary information on how to prepare, write, and read intelligence publications. This book outlines the foundations of good...


Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement

by Christopher M. Richardson & Ralph E. Luker Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 11, 2014)

The second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement is a guide to the history of the African-American struggle for equal rights in the United States. This dictionary has over 500 cross-referenced...


Europe Today: A Twenty-first Century Introduction

by Ronald Tiersky & Erik Jones Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 12, 2014)

Now in its fifth edition, Europe Today presents unrivaled coverage of developments in major European countries and across the region. Thoroughly revised and updated—with a new introduction and an added chapter...


Shaping U.S. Military Forces for the Asia-Pacific: Lessons from Conflict Management in Past Great Power Eras

by Michael R. Kraig Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 04, 2014)

Shaping U.S. Military Forces for the Asia-Pacific examines how U.S. Joint Forces should be used to face the threat of a rising China at a time when future crises and even wars are likely to be defined by relatively...


The World through Soccer: The Cultural Impact of a Global Sport

by Tamir Bar-On Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 07, 2014)

This book uses soccer to provide insights into worldwide politics, religion, business, ethics, leadership, childhood, philosophy, and art. It examines the way soccer influences and reflects these aspects of...


The Obama Presidency in the Constitutional Order: A First Look

by Melanie Marlowe, Carol McNamara, Anthony Corrado & James W. Ceaser et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 18, 2011)

The Obama administration is shaping up to be one of the most consequential in recent American history. In this book, a diverse group of presidential scholars step back from the partisan debate to consider the...


Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration

by Michael J. Pomante Ii & Scot Schraufnagel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 18, 2014)

This dictionary has over 200 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, including the president, his advisors, his family, his opponents, and his critics, as well as members of Congress, military leaders,...


America's Public Lands: From Yellowstone to Smokey Bear and Beyond

by Randall K. Wilson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 18, 2014)

Randall Wilson traces the often-forgotten ideas of nature that have shaped the evolution of America’s public land system. The result is a fresh, compelling, and comprehensive account of the most pressing policy...


Public Libraries, Public Policies, and Political Processes: Serving and Transforming Communities in Times of Economic and Political Constraint

by Paul T. Jaeger, Ursula Gorham, John Carlo Bertot & Lindsay C. Sarin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 15, 2014)

Over the past thirty years, significant shifts in technology, political ideologies, and policy goals have resulted in an environment in which public libraries face the highest expectations to serve community...


The Gallup Poll: Public Opinion 2012

by Frank Newport Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 24, 2013)

As the only complete compilation of polls taken by the Gallup Organization, The Gallup Poll is an invaluable tool for ascertaining the pulse of American public opinion throughout the year and for documenting...


The World Almanac of Islamism: 2014

by American Foreign Policy Council Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 30, 2014)

The World Almanac of Islamism is the first comprehensive reference work to detail the current activities of radical Islamist movements worldwide. The contributions, written by subject experts, provide annual...


The New Era in U.S. National Security: An Introduction to Emerging Threats and Challenges

by Jack A. Jarmon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 21, 2014)

This core text for international security, strategy, war studies students is a timely and comprehensive study of the realities of national security in the United States today. Pulling together different areas,...


The Art of Intelligence: Simulations, Exercises, and Games

by William J. Lahneman & Rubén Arcos Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 13, 2014)

This is the first textbook to offer in one volume original simulations, exercises, and games designed by academics and intelligence professionals from several countries. These innovative methods are meant to...


International Relations of Asia

by David Shambaugh & Michael Yahuda Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 13, 2014)

As the world's most vital region, Asia embodies explosive economic growth, diverse political systems, vibrant societies, modernizing militaries, cutting-edge technologies, rich cultural traditions amid globalization,...


Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State

by Bent Greve Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 06, 2014)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400...


Becoming American: Why Immigration Is Good for Our Nation's Future

by Fariborz Ghadar Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 06, 2014)

For policy makers, business leaders, and American citizens, immigration reform is one of the defining issues of this era. In turns both personal and analytical, remaining factual and well-argued throughout,...


Latin America's Radical Left: Challenges and Complexities of Political Power in the Twenty-first Century

by Steve Ellner & William I. Robinson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 28, 2014)

This timely book explores the unique challenges facing the left in Latin America today. The contributors offer clear and comprehensive assessments of the difficult conditions and conflicting forces that have...


James G. Blaine: Architect of Empire

by Edward P. Crapol Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 01, 1999)

In James G. Blaine: Architect of Empire, author Edward P. Crapol assesses Blaine's role as an architect of empire and revisits the ambitious imperialistic goals of this two-time secretary of state. Crapol examines...


What Government Does: How Political Executives Manage

by Mark A. Abramson & Paul Lawrence Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 14, 2014)

In this book, Paul Lawrence and Mark Abramson build on their extensive interviews with 42 Obama Administration political executives over the past four years. Political executives from numerous federal agencies...