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Intergovernmental Management

This book shows how intergovernmental agents—elected officials, public and private managers, and private sector leaders—have cooperated to solve human-service problems in six metropolitan areas. Many ...

Iran

Edited by Haleh Afshar

The first book about the Iranian revolution written entirely by Iranians.

Beyond Marginality

In a unique study of Anglo-Jewish writers in the post-war period, Dr. Sicher traces through their works the story of the rise of the Jewish community from slum poverty to suburban affluence. This period ...

Organization in a Changing Environment

This study deals with the interfaces between bureaucratized social service agencies, social workers, and clients. Russell K. Schutt covers significant topics of the history and organization of labor unions. ...

Federal Government and Urban Housing, The

The Federal Government and Urban Housing provides a comprehensive overview of federal housing and community development policy during the last fifty years, with special emphasis on the crucial decade ...

Free Will and Values

A philosophical analysis of free will and the relativity of values.

The Importances of the Past

This book examines tradition, the authority of the past, by tracing the process through which emotion and imagination transform everyday experience into an awareness of one's dependence on the work of ...

Care and Commitment

Care and Commitment is the first book to address the growing issue of foster parent adoption. Meezan and Shireman go directly to the source to find out why some foster parents, when given the opportunity, ...

International Relations in the Nuclear Age

This timely introduction to the study of international relations places special emphasis on the politics of international economics and the nuclear threat. Written for beginning students, the book combines ...

Readings in Rehabilitation Administration

Readings in Rehabilitation Administration fills the gap in the training of human service administrators and managers. The selections reflect the growing needs, trends, and new requirements that directly ...

Studies of Passive Clauses

In this work, Paul M. Postal supports the universalist theory of language by examining passive clauses. Contrary to a skeptical tradition, Postal argues that passive clauses are cross-linguistically identifiable ...

Picturing the World

Scientists are portrayed as champions of objectivity and truth, and artists as champions of subjectivity and creative expression. Through analysis of modern art, John C. Gilmour shows how misleading is ...

Environmental Science in Perspective

This book, requiring little background in science, examines environmental concerns in four broad areas: energy, the atmosphere, the hydrosphere, and the biosphere. The authors provide scientific insight ...

From Marx to Kant

The crisis of contemporary capitalist society suggests a return to Kant. Kant's republican politics is shown to be a necessary element of his philosophical system. This system becomes explicit in Marx, ...

Samadhi

The key to self-development, says Mike Sayama, is the experience of Samadhi, a state of relaxed concentration in which the individual neither freezes out of fear nor clings due to desire. Simply stated, ...

Architectonics of Meaning, The

"This book presents what I take to be the most significant philosophic discovery of the present century. This is the discovery, first, of the fact of pluralism, that the truth admits of more than one ...

Social Production of Technical Work, The

Engineers appear in recent social science as central, though somewhat elusive, figures. They play a particularly critical role in the various attempts to understand the impact of 'science-based' industry ...

Naser-e Khosraw's Book of Travels

NasKhosraw, well know for his philosophical works and ranked as one of the great poets of Persian, made a seven-year-long journey that began in his native Marv in the spring of 1046 and ended at Balkh ...

Philosophy in Process

Philosophy in Process, Volume 7, Part II continues the publication of the working journals, the intellectual diary of one of the greatest modern metaphysicians. It represents the unique opportunity to ...

A Conspiracy of Cells

A Conspiracy of Cells presents the first full account of one of medical science's more bizarre and costly mistakes. On October 4, 1951, a young black woman named Henrietta Lacks died of cervical cancer. ...

Studies in Earlier Old English Prose

Edited by Paul E. Szarmach
Subjects: Literature

Old English prose before the late tenth century is examined in this collection of hitherto unpublished essays. Using a variety of techniques, the authors explore well-known and lesser-known texts in search ...

Teaching the Educable Mentally Retarded

Robert and Denise Sedlak are noted for their work with mentally retarded young people. Teaching the Educable Mentally Retarded combines their training and experience to create an invaluable resource for ...

Crisis and Covenant

Explores how Jewish American writers have grappled with the enormity of the Holocaust.

Hermeneutics and Deconstruction

Hermeneutics and Deconstruction provides an assessment of two dominant modes of thinking and writing in continental philosophy today. It addresses central issues in the theory of interpretation and in ...

Death Brain Death and Ethics

Dramatic changes in medical technology challenge mankind's traditional ways of diagnosing death. Death, Brain Death and Ethics examines the concept of death against the background of these changes, as ...