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"The Capacity to Believe: Race, Media and Politics in the American South"

by Marcus W. Williams

<p>The truthful anecdotes and fictional characters take you on an insightful and exciting journey that is serious, witty and redeemingly triumphant. It is a gripping account which depicts how the media, unbridled capitalism, residual racial bias

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A CITIZEN'S MANIFESTO

A Ray of Hope

by Mike Rana

<b>A Citizen’s Manifesto – the Book</b><br>The recent books published by the administrators, leaders and authors on the subjects that concern our country generally focus on a few burning issues or those which are popular for the time being. The ...

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A Civil Society?

Collective Actors in Canadian Political Life

by Miriam Smith

<p>Focusing on the traditional state-centred arenas of group and social movement influence such as Parliament, elections, the bureaucracy and the courts, this book argues that the terrain of group politics in Canada has been restructured by the ...

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A Diet of Austerity

Class, Food and Climate Change

by Elaine Graham-Leigh

<span><span>Received wisdom is increasingly that we all have to eat less to save the planet, but received wisdom is wrong. A Diet of Austerity argues that, just as the poor are blamed for the economic crisis, Malthusian conceptions about food ...

ISBN: 9781782797418

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A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankind

by Jean Jacques Rousseau

<p>Jean Jacques Rousseau was born at Geneva, June 28, 1712, the son of a watchmaker of French origin. His education was irregular, and though he tried many professions—including engraving, music, and teaching—he found it difficult to support ...

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A Remarkable Political Journey

by V. Shanmuganathan

It was in 1951 that Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee launched the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. The BJP is continuing the work of the Jana Sangh with a missionary zeal to make Bharat the greatest country in the world. The book also contains some articles on ...

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A Short Guide to Political Risk

by Robert McKellar

<p>In a competitive and increasingly internationalised business world, many companies rely on the high risk/reward ratio of operating in unstable areas. Those companies willing to engage in emerging or developing countries can often be exposed ...

ISBN: 9781351961639

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A Theory of the Expenditure Budgetary Process

by Douglas Hartle

<p>This crisp, provocative, lively, sometimes opinionated analysis is an important contribution to the scanty Canadian literature on the politics of the budgetary process. It is an important theoretical contribution to the study of political ...

ISBN: 9781487589837

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Africa and China

How Africans and Their Governments are Shaping Relations with China

by Aleksandra W. Gadzala

<p>The China-Africa relationship has so far largely been depicted as one in which the Chinese state and Chinese entrepreneurs control the agenda, with Africans and their governments as passive actors exercising little or no agency. This volume ...

ISBN: 9781442237766

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Africa and the Millennium Development Goals

Progress, Problems, and Prospects

by Charles Mutasa & Mark Paterson

<p>This unique work by the Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, tracks the progress Africa has made in achieving the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) since 2000.</p> <p>Thirteen analytical chapters ...

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Africa in the Age of Globalisation

Perceptions, Misperceptions and Realities

by Edward Shizha & Lamine Diallo

<p>This is a collection of bold and visionary scholarship that reveals an insightful exposition of re-visioning African development from African perspectives. It provides educators, policy makers, social workers, non-governmental agencies, and ...

ISBN: 9781317184478

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Africa Rise Up!

Perspectives on African Renewal

by Adewale Aderemi, John Akokpari, Lungile Ntombifuthi Bhengu & others

<p>As Africa continues the search for relevance, influence, peace, progress, and stability in a highly competitive global system, 'Africa Rise Up!' interrogates the historical and contemporary forces, agency, and factors that combine to affect ...

ISBN: 9781928341406

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After '08

Social Policy and the Global Financial Crisis

by Stephen McBride, Rianne Mahon & Gerard W. Boychuk

<p>The 2007-08 financial crisis marked a turning point for social policy. World leaders were forced to take a position: Should they entrench neo-liberal policies in response to the crisis? Or should they implement alternative measures to ...

ISBN: 9780774829663

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After the Fall

Saving Capitalism from Wall Street-and Washington

by Nicole Gelinas

<div>Robust financial markets support capitalism, they don't imperil it. But in 2008, Washington policymakers were compelled to replace private risk-takers in the financial system with government capital so that money and credit flows wouldn't ...

ISBN: 9781594035418

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Afterburn

Society Beyond Fossil Fuels

by Richard Heinberg

<p>Climate change, along with the depletion of oil, coal, and gas, dictate that we will inevitably move away from our profound societal reliance on fossil fuels; but just how big a transformation will this be? While many policy-makers assume ...

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Alfred Valdmanis and the Politics of Survival

by Gerhard P. Bassler

<p>Alfred Valdmanis is best known in Canada for his infamous role in Premier Joey Smallwood's scheme to industrialize Newfoundland. A Latvian immigrant, he was appointed Director General of Economic Development in 1950 with the understanding ...

ISBN: 9781487596422

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AMERICA IS SPEAKING, WHEN WILL OUR HEARTS LISTEN

When America Burn, So Does Our Conscience

by Kristin Hannah

<p>America has spoken, and now it is time our hearts collectively listen. From the riots in Baltimore, and the majority of America's living below the poverty line, it is time we concern ourselves with America's future. This book is a collection ...

ISBN: 1230000433372

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America Versus America

A Satirical Account of the State of the Union

by Lionel Martin

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ISBN: 9781469100845

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An Essay on the Principle of Population

by Thomas Malthus

<p>Thomas Robert Malthus is best known for his work, An Essay on the Principle of Population. His classic inspired numerous political economists and demographists for generations. Heraklion Press has included a linked table of contents.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781629218243

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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

by Adam Smith

<p>Generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith. First published in 1776, it is a reflection on economics at the beginning of the Industrial ...

ISBN: 1230000301269

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