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A Political Economy of the Middle East

Alan Richards, John Waterbury - History - 2009 - 496 pages
This integrated, analytic text presents a comprehensive analysis of the transformation of the political economy of development in the contemporary Middle East over the past ...
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The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism Or the End of the World?, Second ...

Joel Kovel - Nature - 2007 - 329 pages
Capitalism and its by-products -- imperialism, war, neoliberal globalization, racism, poverty and the destruction of community -- are all playing a part in the destruction of ...
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Handbook of Disaster Research

Havidan Rodriguez, Enrico L. Quarantelli, Russell Dynes - Medical - 2007 - 611 pages
The Handbook is based on the principle that disasters are social constructions and focuses on social science disaster research. It also includes a number of essays focusing on ...
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Understanding Race and Crime

Webster - Crime and race - 2007 - 239 pages
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The New Chicago: A Social and Cultural Analysis

John P. Koval - Political Science - 2006 - 353 pages
For generations, visitors, journalists, and social scientists alike have asserted that Chicago is the quintessentially American city. Indeed, the introduction to The New ...
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Linking the formal and informal economy: concepts and policies

Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, S. M. Ravi Kanbur, Elinor Ostrom - Business & Economics - 2006 - 294 pages
more nolume brings together a significant new collection of studies on formality and informality in developing countries. Containing contributions from some of the very best ...
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On the move: the politics of social change in Latin America

Henry Veltmeyer - Social Science - 2007 - 209 pages
"With irony, insight, and elegant simplicity, Veltmeyer shows us how the power of money and the power of collective commitment interact in the sweepstakes of social history ...
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