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From the bestselling authors of "The Right Nation," a visionary argument that our current crisis in government is nothing less than the fourth radical transition in the history of the nation-state Dysfunctional government: It's become a cliche, and most of us are resigned to the fact that nothing is ever going to change. As John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge show us, that is a seriously limited view of things. In fact, there have been three great revolutions in government in the history of the modern
Analyzes how race and gender intersect in the rhetoric and imagery of popular culture in the early twenty-first century. In Body as Evidence , Janell Hobson challenges postmodernist dismissals of identity politics and the delusional belief that the Millennial era reflects a “postracial” and “postfeminist” world. Hobson points to diverse examples in cultural narratives, which suggest that new media rely on old ideologies in the shaping of the body politic. Body as Evidence creates a theoretical mash-up of
A 2012 ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR Many of the United States’ most innovative entrepreneurs have been immigrants, from Andrew Carnegie, Alexander Graham Bell, and Charles Pfizer to Sergey Brin, Vinod Khosla, and Elon Musk. Nearly half of Fortune 500 companies and one-quarter of all new small businesses were founded by immigrants, generating trillions of dollars annually, employing millions of workers, and helping establish the United States as the most entrepreneurial, technologically advanced society on
"One of the leading big-picture thinkers of our day" ("Utne Reader") delivers his boldest work in this erudite, tough-minded, and far-reaching manifesto. Never has the world seemed so completely united-in the form of communication, commerce, and culture-and so savagely torn apart-in the form of war, financial meltdown, global warming, and even the migration of diseases. No matter how much we put our minds to the task of meeting the challenges of a rapidly globalizing world, the human race seems to
"It is impossible to deny that we presently live in moments of global crisis..."Samael Aun Weor analzyes the wide range of catastrophic problems now afflicting our planet, then proceeds to explain the cause and effect relationship these problems have with the psyche of this humanity. Far from a "doom and gloom" speech, this book instead presents a radical solution that any person can apply to their own life in order to initiate powerful change. The solution is the long sought after mystery of Tantra and its
Buy On the Brink by Henry M. Paulson, Jr. in Hardcover for the low price of 23.19. Find this product in Business & Economics > Economic History, Public Policy - Economic Policy, United States - 21st Century.
In dispatches written from around the world, Anne-christine d’Adesky reports on the greatest challenge facing us today: the global effort to provide life-saving medicines and care to 40 million people living with HIV and AIDS in resource-poor countries, the great majority in sub-Saharan Africa. She analyzes the obstacles to providing universal access to antiretroviral drugs whose cost has been out of reach to millions until now, and she exposes the underlying and often competing agendas of donor and
What does it mean to be young in a changing world? How are migration, settlement and new urban cultures shaping young lives? And in particular, are race, place and class still meaningful to contemporary youth cultures? This path-breaking book shows how young people are responding differently to recent social, economic and cultural transformations. From the spirit of white localism deployed by de-industrialized football supporters, to the hybrid multicultural exchanges displayed by urban youth, young people
Michael Kugelman (Editor), Susan L. Levenstein (Editor),Paperback, English-language edition,Pub by Island Press
Horseracing, thoroughbred breeding and gambling on racing are global industries worth several hundred billion dollars. They are also industries facing serious challenges, from the rise of alternative forms of leisure gambling to concerns about the ethical treatment of animals in all equestrian sports. This book offers a broad-ranging examination of the contemporary horseracing industry, from geographical, economic, social, ethical and environmental perspectives. The book draws on in-depth, mixed-method
This important book delivers a critical wake-up call: a fierce global race for innovation advantage is under way, and while other nations are making support for technology and innovation a central tenet of their economic strategies and policies, America lacks a robust innovation policy. What does this portend? Robert Atkinson and Stephen Ezell, widely respected economic thinkers, report on profound new forces that are shaping the global economy--forces that favor nations with innovation-based economies and
Buy The Race for What's Left by Michael T. Klare in Paperback for the low price of 10.19. Find this product in Political Science > International Relations - General, Public Policy - Environmental Policy, Natural Resources.
When Hank Paulson, the former CEO of Goldman Sachs, was appointed in 2006 to become the nation's next Secretary of the Treasury, he knew that his move from Wall Street to Washington would be daunting and challenging. But Paulson had no idea that a year later, he would find himself at the very epicenter of the world's most cataclysmic financial crisis since the Great Depression. Major institutions including Bear Stearns, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Lehman Brothers, AIG, Merrill Lynch, and Citigroup, among
The forecasts are grim and time is running out, but that's not the end of the story. In this book, Fred Krupp, longtime president of Environmental Defense Fund, brings a surprisingly hopeful message: We can solve global warming. And in doing so, we will build the new industries, jobs, and fortunes of the twenty-first century. In these pages the reader will encounter the bold innovators and investors who are reinventing energy and the ways we use it. These entrepreneurs are poised to remake the world's
Buy e-Study Guide for: Race and Ethnic Relations: American and Global Perspectives by Martin N. Marger, ISBN 9780495504368 by Cram101 Textbook Reviews and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks Today - Over 3 Million Titles, Including 2 Million Free Ones!
Is the United States falling behind in the global race for scientific and engineering talent? Are U.S. employers facing shortages of the skilled workers that they need to compete in a globalized world? Such claims from some employers and educators have been widely embraced by mainstream media and political leaders, and have figured prominently in recent policy debates about education, federal expenditures, tax policy, and immigration. Falling Behind? offers careful examinations of the existing evidence and
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A quiet revolution has been taking place during the past three decades. The way that children enter families has changed radically among upper middle class families. In the 1980s infertility increasing became defined as a medical problem that could be solved with assisted reproductive technologies (ART) rather than through adoption. Asexual or ‘assisted conception’ involving medical technologies such as in vitro fertilization and embryo transfers began to replace sexual reproduction for infertile couples.
RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS: AMERICAN AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, Ninth Edition, explores race and ethnic relations in a global context, while extensively covering groups and issues in American society. The text's unique comparative approach is critical and relevant in light of the increasing ethnic diversity in most contemporary societies as well as the prominence of ethnic conflicts in virtually all world regions.
Ben Wildavsky,Paperback - New, English-language edition,Pub by Princeton University Press
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The forecasts are grim and time is running out, but that's not the end of the story. In this book, Fred Krupp, longtime president of Environmental Defense Fund, brings a stirring and hopeful call to arms: We can solve global warming. And in doing so we will build the new industries, jobs, and fortunes of the twenty-first century. In these pages the reader will encounter the bold innovators and investors who are reinventing energy and the ways we use it. Among them: a frontier impresario who keeps his ice
Explore race and ethnic relations in a global context, while exploring groups and issues in the United States with Marger's RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS. The text's unique comparative approach will give you the understanding you need today in light of the growing ethnic diversity in a variety of societies as well as the prominence of ethnic conflicts throughout the world.
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Buy Between Fear and Hope by Andrew L. Barlow in Paperback for the low price of 29.95. Find this product in Social Science > Minority Studies - General, Discrimination & Racism, Globalization.
It isn’t uncommon to hear now that race hardly matters anymore—that we’ve somehow gotten beyond it. In the face of such pronouncements, and the misconceptions that prompt them, this book aims to show precisely why and how race has always been, and remains, absolutely fundamental to modern politics. Howard Winant, one of the leading sociologists of race and ethnicity working today, clearly locates race at the crossroads of identity and social structure, where difference frames inequality and where political
In Global Racing, Shuback sheds light on how to evaluate shippers from abroad by explaining in detail the complete structure and context of foreign racing. This book is the first of its kind to evaluate and dissect racecourses from 15 different countries, including racing ovals in Argentina, Chile, Germany, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand and several others. Handicappers learn how to interpret Racing Post Ratings, class structure, racecourse configuration, racecourse ratings, and the