Lone Star Politics 3rd Edition

Filename: lone-star-politics-3rd-edition.pdf
ISBN: 9781452217697
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Number of pages: 493
Author: Ken Collier
Publisher: SAGE

Download and read online Lone Star Politics 3rd Edition in PDF and EPUB Lone Star Politics delves into the stateÆs rich political tradition by exploring how myth often clashes with the reality of everyday governance. Explaining who gets what and how within the state, this Nacogdoches author team provides an engaging narrative on the evolution of Texas politics, utilizing the comparative method to set Texas in context with other statesÆ constitutions, policymaking, electoral practices, and institutions. Responding to user demand, the authors have split or added chapters to provide more in-depth coverage of much-desired topics, including the legislature and legislative process, the governor and bureaucracy, parties and organized interests, as well as fiscal, criminal justice, and social policy. In addition, new chapter objectives and critical thinking questions reinforce learning and encourage analysis. Students will come away with a strong understanding of Texas government and the needed foundation to assess the stateÆs political landscape. Beyond more depth and breadth, the new third edition now features a full-color design. The bookÆs photos, tables, charts, and maps leap off the page in vivid detail and help students focus on key takeaways. Lone Star Politics delivers well-crafted and colorful content without breaking the bank.


Keeping the Republic

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ISBN: 9781506365596
Release Date: 2016-12-13
Number of pages: 640
Author: Christine Barbour
Publisher: CQ Press

Download and read online Keeping the Republic in PDF and EPUB This refreshed and dynamic Eighth Edition of Keeping the Republic revitalizes the twin themes of power and citizenship by adding to the imperative for students to navigate competing political narratives about who should get what, and how they should get it. The exploding possibilities of the digital age make this task all the more urgent and complex. Christine Barbour and Gerald Wright, the authors of this bestseller, continue to meet students where they are in order to give them a sophisticated understanding of American politics and teach them the skills to think critically about it. The entire book has been refocused to look not just at power and citizenship but at the role that control of information and its savvy consumption play in keeping the republic. Keeping the Republic, The Essentials is identical to the full version of the text, minus the three policy chapters.


IPC

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ISBN: 9781337000505
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Number of pages: 272
Author: Richard West
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Download and read online IPC in PDF and EPUB 4LTR Press solutions give students the option to choose the format that best suits their learning preferences. This option is perfect for those students who focus on the textbook as their main course resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Keeping the Republic

Filename: keeping-the-republic.pdf
ISBN: 9781506376783
Release Date: 2016-12-13
Number of pages: 600
Author: Christine Barbour
Publisher: CQ Press

Download and read online Keeping the Republic in PDF and EPUB This refreshed and dynamic Seventh Edition of Keeping the Republic, Brief revitalizes the twin themes of power and citizenship by adding to the imperative for students to navigate competing political narratives about who should get what, and how they should get it. The exploding possibilities of the digital age make this task all the more urgent and complex. Christine Barbour and Gerald Wright, the authors of this bestseller, continue to meet students where they are in order to give them a sophisticated understanding of American politics and teach them the skills to think critically about it. The entire book has been refocused to look not just at power and citizenship but at the role that control of information and its savvy consumption play in keeping the republic. Carefully condensed from the full version by the authors, this Brief Edition provides all the continuity and crucial content in a more concise, value-priced package.


Starship Troopers

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ISBN: 9781848948785
Release Date: 2014-09-25
Number of pages: 300
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Starship Troopers in PDF and EPUB 5,000 years in the future, humanity faces total extermination. Our one defence: highly-trained soldiers who scour the metal-strewn blackness of space to hunt down a terrifying enemy: an insect life-form known only as 'Bugs.' This is the story of trooper Johnny Rico, from his idealistic enlistment in the infantry of the future through his rigorous training to the command of his own platoon. And his destiny is a war that will span the galaxy. Robert A. Heinlein announced himself as a master of modern science fiction with Starship Troopers, his controversial take on modern military politics. His best-known novels include The Moon is a Harsh Mistress and Stranger in a Strange Land


Fast Food Nation

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ISBN: 9780547750330
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 362
Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Fast Food Nation in PDF and EPUB Explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production.


Legend

Filename: legend.pdf
ISBN: 9780141339429
Release Date: 2012-02-02
Number of pages: 368
Author: Marie Lu
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online Legend in PDF and EPUB Legend is the much-anticipated dystopian thriller debut from US author, Marie Lu. THE must-read dystopian thriller fiction for all teen fans of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Divergent by Veronica Roth. A brilliant re-imagining of Les Miserables, the series is set to be a global film sensation as CBS films have acquired rights to the trilogy. The Twilight Saga producers, Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey, will produce. Los Angeles, California Republic of America He is Day. The boy who walks in the light. She is June. The girl who seeks her brother's killer. On the run and undercover, they meet by chance. Irresistably drawn together, neither knows the other's past. But Day murdered June's brother. And she has sworn to avenge his death. Dystopian fiction at its very best in this thrilling instalment in the Legend trilogy. Praise for Legend: 'If you loved The Hunger Games, you'll love this.' - Sarah Rees-Brennan, author of The Demon's Lexicon 'A fine example of commercial fiction with razor-sharp plotting, depth of character and emotional arc, 'Legend' doesn't merely survive the hype, it deserves it.' - New York Times 'Marie Lu's dystopian novel is a 'Legend' in the making.' - USA Today 'Legend is impossible to put down and even harder to forget.' - Kami Garcia, author of New York Times bestselling author of film sensation, Beautiful Creatures


Burn Your Portfolio

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ISBN: 9780133409567
Release Date: 2013-05-27
Number of pages: 400
Author: Michael Janda
Publisher: New Riders

Download and read online Burn Your Portfolio in PDF and EPUB It takes more than just a design school education and a killer portfolio to succeed in a creative career. Burn Your Portfolio teaches the real-world practices, professional do's and don'ts, and unwritten rules of business that most designers, photographers, web designers, copy writers, programmers, and architects only learn after putting in years of experience on the job. Michael Janda, owner of the Utah-based design firm Riser, uses humor to dispense nugget after nugget of hard-won advice collected over the last decade from the personal successes and failures he has faced running his own agency. In this surprisingly funny, but incredibly practical advice guide, Janda's advice on teamwork and collaboration, relationship building, managing clients, bidding work, production processes, and more will resonate with creative professionals of all stripes.


The Barefoot Lawyer

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ISBN: 9780805098068
Release Date: 2015-03-10
Number of pages: 352
Author: Chen Guangcheng
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

Download and read online The Barefoot Lawyer in PDF and EPUB An electrifying memoir by the blind Chinese activist who inspired millions with the story of his fight for justice and his belief in the cause of freedom It was like a scene out of a thriller: one morning in April 2012, China's most famous political activist—a blind, self-taught lawyer—climbed over the wall of his heavily guarded home and escaped. Days later, he turned up at the American embassy in Beijing, and only a furious round of high-level negotiations made it possible for him to leave China and begin a new life in the United States. Chen Guangcheng is a unique figure on the world stage, but his story is even more remarkable than anyone knew. The son of a poor farmer in rural China, blinded by illness when he was an infant, Chen was fortunate to survive a difficult childhood. But despite his disability, he was determined to educate himself and fight for the rights of his country's poor, especially a legion of women who had endured forced sterilizations and abortions under the hated "one child" policy. Repeatedly harassed, beaten, and imprisoned by Chinese authorities, Chen was ultimately placed under house arrest. After nearly two years of increasing danger, he evaded his captors and fled to freedom. Both a riveting memoir and a revealing portrait of modern China, The Barefoot Lawyer tells the story of a man who has never accepted limits and always believed in the power of the human spirit to overcome any obstacle.


Introducing Comparative Politics

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ISBN: 9781506375441
Release Date: 2017-01-19
Number of pages: 760
Author: Stephen Orvis
Publisher: CQ Press

Download and read online Introducing Comparative Politics in PDF and EPUB Organized thematically around important questions in comparative politics, Introducing Comparative Politics, Fourth Edition by Stephen Orvis and Carol Ann Drogus integrates a set of extended case studies of 11 core countries into the narrative. Serving as touchstones, the cases are set in chapters where they make the most sense topically—not separated from theory or in a separate volume—and vividly illustrate issues in cross-national context. The book’s organization allows instructors flexibility and gives students a more accurate sense of comparative study. In this edition, a brand new chapter on Contentious Politics covers ethnic fragmentation, social movements, civil war, revolutions, and political violence. New case studies on this topic include the Occupy and Tea Party movements in the US; Zapatista rebellion in Mexico; Boko Haram in Nigeria; and; and revolutions in China and Iran. The chapter on States and Identity has been substantially revised to better introduce students to the concept of identity and how countries handle identity-based demands. Case studies include nationalism in Germany; ethnicity in Nigeria; religion in India; race in the US; gender in Iran; and sexual orientation in Brazil. Content on states and markets, political economy, globalization, and development has all been consolidated into a new Part III of the book, focusing in a sustained way on economic issues.


Experience History Volume 1 To 1877

Filename: experience-history-volume-1-to-1877.pdf
ISBN: 0077368312
Release Date: 2010-10-05
Number of pages: 608
Author: James West Davidson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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Television

Filename: television.pdf
ISBN: 9780415030472
Release Date: 1990
Number of pages: 164
Author: Raymond Williams
Publisher: Psychology Press

Download and read online Television in PDF and EPUB Williams' study of television, first published in 1974, was ahead of its time, introducing ideas the full implications of which we are only now beginning to appreciate. It is now reissued with updating by his son Ederyn.


Reference Guide to Anti money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Filename: reference-guide-to-anti-money-laundering-and-combating-the-financing-of-terrorism.pdf
ISBN: 9780821365144
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Number of pages: 292
Author: Paul Allan Schott
Publisher: World Bank Publications

Download and read online Reference Guide to Anti money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism in PDF and EPUB This second edition of the Reference Guide is a comprehensive source of practical information on how countries can fight money laundering and terrorist financing. Aimed at helping countries understand the new international standards, it discusses the problems caused by these crimes, the specific actions countries need to take to address them, and the role international organizations play in the process. The Reference Guide is a valuable tool for establishing effective regimes to successfully prevent, detect, and prosecute money laundering and terrorist financing.


Common Wealth

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ISBN: 9780141919317
Release Date: 2011-10-27
Number of pages: 400
Author: Jeffrey Sachs
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online Common Wealth in PDF and EPUB This is a book about how we should address the great, and interconnected, global challenges of the twenty-first century. Our task, Sachs argues, is to achieve truly sustainable development, by which he means finding a global course which enables the world to benefit from the spread of prosperity while ensuring that we don't destroy the eco-systems which keep us alive and our place in nature which helps sustain our values. How do we move forward together, benefitting from our increasing technological mastery, avoiding the terrible dangers of climate change, mass famines, violent conflicts, population explosions in some parts of the world and collapses in others, and world-wide pandemic diseases? In answering these questions, Sachs shows that there are different ways of managing the world's technology, resources and politics from those currently being followed, and that it should be possible to adopt policies which reflect long-term and co-operative thinking instead of, as currently, disregard for others and ever-increasing barriers to solving the problems which we collectively face. It is a book which appeals equally to both head and heart, and one which no globally thinking person can ignore.