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A Nation of Immigrants Reconsidered

US Society in an Age of Restriction, 1924-1965

by Maddalena Marinari, Madeline Hsu & Maria Cristina Garcia

<p>Scholars, journalists, and policymakers have long argued that the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act dramatically reshaped the demographic composition of the United States. In A Nation of Immigrants Reconsidered, leading scholars of ...

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A Nation Of Meddlers

by Charles Edgley

<p>We have become a nation of informers and professional meddlers. From social action and concerned citizen groups to psychiatrists and government bureaucrats, there is always someone watching. This book gets to the heart of Americas most ...

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A Natural History of Human Emotions

by Stuart Walton

<p>‘I love Walton’s work for its deftness in combining high culture with demotic allusions. Michael Douglas, the Simpsons and Dolly Parton jostle Schopenhauer, Sophocles and Adorno in his pages.’ Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, <em>The ...

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A New Anthropology of Islam

by John R. Bowen

<p>In this powerful, but accessible new study, John Bowen draws on a full range of work in social anthropology to present Islam in ways that emphasise its constitutive practices, from praying and learning to judging and political organising. ...

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A New Era in Focus Group Research

Challenges, Innovation and Practice

by Rosaline S. Barbour & David L. Morgan

<p>This volume provides a critical approach to using focus groups, examining how focus groups have been utilized to research a diverse set of research questions covering a broad spectrum of substantive fields. The collection acknowledges the ...

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A New Gospel for Women

Katharine Bushnell and the Challenge of Christian Feminism

by Kristin Kobes Du Mez

<p><em>A New Gospel for Women</em> tells the story of Katharine Bushnell (1855-1946), author of <em>God's Word to Women</em>, one of the most innovative and comprehensive feminist theologies ever written. An internationally-known social reformer

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A new health and care system

Escaping the invisible asylum

by Fox, Alex

<p>How do we find sustainable and human ways to care for people with long-term needs? This book reveals the ways in which public services squander the potential of people with long term support needs and the creativity and caring capacity of ...

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A New History of Ireland Volume VII

Ireland, 1921-84

by J. R. Hill

<p>A New History of Ireland is the largest scholarly project in modern Irish history. In 9 volumes, it provides a comprehensive new synthesis of modern scholarship on every aspect of Irish history and prehistory, from the earliest geological and

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A New History of Western Philosophy

by Anthony Kenny

<p>This book is no less than a guide to the whole of Western philosophy -- the ideas that have undergirded our civilization for two-and-a-half thousand years. Anthony Kenny tells the story of philosophy from ancient Greece through the Middle ...

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A New Industrial Future?

3D Printing and the Reconfiguring of Production, Distribution, and Consumption

by Thomas Birtchnell & John Urry

<p><em>A New Industrial Future?</em> examines whether a further industrial revolution is taking place around the world. In this compelling book Birtchnell and Urry examine such a new possible future involving the mass adoption of 3D printing. ...

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A New Methodology for Estimating the Output Gap in the United States

by Alichi, Ali

The gap between potential and actual output&#x2014;the output gap&#x2014;is a key variable for policymaking. This paper adapts the methodology developed in Blagrave and others (2015) to estimate the path of output gap in the U.S. economy. The ...

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A New Perspective for European Spatial Development Policies

by Wolfgang Blaas

<p>First Published in 1998. A number of future paths of European spatial evolution are developed and discussed in this book. It applies unconventional economic approaches to spatial policy, and in particular to EU-spatial policies. It is ...

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A New Perspective on Human Mobility in the South

by Rudolf Anich, Jonathan Crush, Susanne Melde & others

<p>This book offers innovative insights on South–South human mobility. It features a collection of papers that highlight often overlooked mobility patterns among and within regions in the global South as well as address critical realities faced ...

ISBN: 9789401790239

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A New Politics from the Left

by Hilary Wainwright

<p>Millions passionately desire a viable alternative to austerity and neoliberalism, but they are sceptical of traditional leftist top-down state solutions. </p> <p>In this urgent polemic, Hilary Wainwright argues that this requires a new ...

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A New Vision

by Bola Ogunkoya

<p>Focusing on the condition, contribution and plight of the black population, A New Vision aims to shed light on the journey taken by those forcibly removed from their homes in Africa. As well as documenting their struggle with the slave trade,

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A Nun's Story - The Deeply Moving True Story of Giving Up a Life of Love and Luxury in a Single Irresistible Moment

by Sister Agatha & Richard Newman

<p>Shirley Leach lived in a world of extreme comfort, wealth and status. With every good thing life had to offer, she was due to marry the man she loved—a man who, in turn, adored her. But all this was to change in a single moment.</p> <p>One ...

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A Paradise Lost

The Imperial Garden Yuanming Yuan

by Young-tsu Wong

<p>This book is aimed at readers and researchers who are interested in Chinese garden architecture, the rise and fall of Yuanming Yuan and the history of the Qing dynasty. It is the first comprehensive study of the palatial garden complex in a ...

ISBN: 9789811018817

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A Passion for Speed

The Daring Life of Mildred, The Honourable Mrs Victor Bruce

by Paul Smiddy

<p>THE HONOURABLE MRS VICTOR BRUCE: record-breaking racing motorist; speedboat racer; pioneering aviator and businesswoman – remarkable achievements for a woman of the 1920s and ’30s. Mildred Bruce enjoyed a privileged background that allowed ...

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A People's Political History Of Guyana

1838 - 1964

by Kimani S. K Nehusi

<p>This work is a multi-disciplinary reconstruction, analysis and evaluation of the development, organisation and mobilisation of political consciousness in Guyana between the legal termination of physical enslavement in 1838 and the very eve of

ISBN: 9781912662104

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A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful

by Edmund Burke

<p>'Pain and pleasure are simple ideas, incapable of definition.' In 1757 the 27-year-old Edmund Burke argued that our aesthetic responses are experienced as pure emotional arousal, unencumbered by intellectual considerations. In so doing he ...

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