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Digital Dictators

by Ilan Berman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 02, 2018)

The 2016 elections in the United States exposed a massive campaign of subversion and interference carried out by Russia and aimed at undermining the inner workings of American democracy. But that disinformation...


Families and Aging

by Patricia Drentea Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2018)

The experiences of both families and aging are changing in today’s society. Many of us are staying healthier and living longer. Because an unprecedented number of Americans will be over age 65 in the twenty-first...


Visions of Culture

by Jerry D. Moore Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 01, 2018)

Visions of Culture: A Reader, Second Edition, has been revised and expanded with new selections and is coordinated for use with Visions of Culture: An Introduction to Anthropological Theories and Theorists,...


Reviving the Social Compact

by Naomi Zack & Ruth Sample Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 24, 2018)

Naomi Zack’s Reviving the Social Compact:Inclusive Citizenship in an Age of Extreme Politics addresses current political and social upheaval and distress with new concepts for the relationship between citizens...


Jerusalem and Washington

by Zalman Shoval & Anthony Berris Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 19, 2018)

Diplomat and raconteur Zalman Shoval leads readers behind the closed doors of Jerusalem and Washington in this memoir, into the rooms where prime ministers and presidents made decisions about the first Gulf...


City on the Line

by Andrew Kleine Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 08, 2018)

In City on the Line, former Baltimore budget director Andrew Kleine asks why the way government does its most important job – deciding how to spend taxpayer dollars – hasn’t changed in hundreds of years....


The State of the Parties 2018

by John C. Green, Daniel J. Coffey & David B. Cohen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 25, 2018)

The State of the Parties 2018 brings together leading scholars of parties, elections, and interest groups to provide an indispensable overview of American political parties today. The 2016 presidential election...


Men, Masculinities, and Aging

by Edward H. Thompson Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 14, 2018)

Men, Masculinities, and Aging introduces readers to the gendered nature of aging men’s lives. Edward H. Thompson, noted for his work on men and aging, explores the intersections of ethnicities, class, geographies,...


The City as Power

by Alexander C. Diener & Joshua Hagen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 18, 2018)

This interdisciplinary book considers national identity through the lens of urban spaces.

By bringing together scholars from a range of disciplines, The City as Power provides broad comparative perspectives...


The Social Impact of Advertising

by Tony Kelso Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 14, 2018)

Composed with a touch of the panache of a former advertising copywriter, Kelso challenges readers to reflect on the social impact of advertising from multiple angles. The book uniquely combines personal anecdotes...


The Allure of Premeditated Murder

by Jack Levin & Julie B. Wiest Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 08, 2018)

Any murder causes pain and suffering that ripple through families and communities—of both the victims and the perpetrators—but premeditated murders cause the worst kind of damage. The Allure of Premeditated...


Beyond Blood Oil

by Leif Wenar, Michael Blake, Aaron James & Christopher Kutz et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 08, 2018)

Leif Wenar’s 2016 book Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World argues that much of the conflict, suffering, and injustice in the world is driven by an archaic rule in global trade that...


Healing in Action

by Barney Straus Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 04, 2018)

Healing in Action: Adventure-Based Counseling with Therapy Groups is a practical guide for therapists wanting to integrate interactive games and challenges into their work. It provides current research supporting...


Everyday School Violence

by Sarah E. Daly Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2018)

The book aims to discuss the issue of small-scale school violence. While school shootings and safety are of the utmost concern among teachers, students, parents, and the public, many children suffer the effects...


Trump Troubadour No More

by Kraig Moss & Dave Smitherman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 25, 2018)

Early in the 2016 presidential campaign at a rally in Iowa, candidate Donald Trump looked directly from the stage at Kraig Moss, a supporter whose son had died from a heroin overdose. The crowd cheered as Trump...


The Puzzle of Latin American Economic Development

by Patrice Franko Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 23, 2018)

Thoroughly revised and updated, this foundational text provides the basic economic tools for students to understand the problems facing the countries of Latin America. In the fourth edition, Patrice Franko analyzes...


Historical Dictionary of Chinese Foreign Affairs

by Lawrence R. Sullivan & Robert L. Paarlberg Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 18, 2018)

In an act of totally unnecessary and wanton destruction, British forces in China during the Second Opium War (1856-1860) looted and destroyed much of the Old Imperial Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan) including three...


Parties and Elections in America

by Mark D. Brewer & L. Sandy Maisel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2018)

Written in a sharp and lively manner that will interest and engage students, this classic text provides comprehensive coverage of all elements of parties and elections in the United States, including local,...


Media Ethics

by Philip Patterson, Lee Wilkins & Chad Painter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2018)

Media Ethics, Ninth Edition is a diverse, classroom tested compilation of 60 diverse cases that will help students prepare for the ethical situations they will confront in their media careers. Ninety percent...


Women and China's Revolutions

by Gail Hershatter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 29, 2018)

If we place women at the center of our account of China’s last two centuries, how does this change our understanding of what happened? This deeply knowledgeable book illuminates the places where the Big History...


Coffee

by Robert W. Thurston Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 01, 2018)

This engaging guide traces the history, cultivation, and culture of coffee, as well as the major factors influencing the industry today. Robert Thurston provides a readable, concise overview of coffee from the...


This Stops Today

by Dave Smitherman, Gwen Carr & Hillary Rodham Clinton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 01, 2018)

After the death of her son, Eric Garner, at the hands of New York City police officers on Staten Island went viral, Gwen Carr’s life changed forever. The illegal chokehold that took Garner’s life has been...


Government for the Future

by Mark A. Abramson, Daniel J. Chenok & John M. Kamensky Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 03, 2018)

In recognition of its 20th anniversary, The IBM Center for the Business of Government offers a retrospective of the most significant changes in government management during that period and looks forward over...


Gendered Situations, Gendered Selves

by Jocelyn A. Hollander, Daniel G. Renfrow & Judith A. Howard Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2011)

The second edition of Gendered Situations, Gendered Selves has been updated throughout, and is an ideal introduction to the discussion of gender in social psychology. The book examines the basic underpinnings...


Modern Muslim Theology

by Martin Nguyen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2018)

This book aims to bring Muslim theology into the present day. Rather than a purely academic pursuit, Modern Muslim Theology argues that theology is a creative process and discusses how the Islamic tradition...


Power & Choice

by W. Phillips Shively Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 03, 2018)

W. Phillips Shively’s Power & Choice offers an in-depth look into the nuances of politics, both domestic and international, through the use of multiple comparative perspectives and theoretical approaches....


What's Wrong with Protectionism

by Pierre Lemieux Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2018)

Putting tariffs on imported goods or setting other barriers to international trade can be tempting for politicians. They assume that many of their constituents believe that free trade is not fair trade and that...


Masculinities and Crime

by James W. Messerschmidt Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 30, 2018)

James W. Messerschmidt’s Masculinities and Crime quickly became a classic text for social scientists examining the relationship between masculinities and crime. The book is completely revised and unique in...


Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Sentiment

by Peter Gottschalk & Gabriel Greenberg Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 19, 2018)

In the minds of many Americans, Islam is synonymous with the Middle East, Muslim men with violence, and Muslim women with oppression. A clash of civilizations appears to be increasingly manifest and the war...


The Oral History Manual

by Barbara W. Sommer & Mary Kay Quinlan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 05, 2018)

The Oral History Manual is designed to help anyone interested in doing oral history research to think like an oral historian. Recognizing that oral history is a research methodology, the authors define oral...


Under Fire

by April Ryan & Tamron Hall Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 01, 2018)

Veteran White House reporter April Ryan thought she had seen everything in her two decades as a White House correspondent. And then came the Trump administration. In Under Fire, Ryan takes us inside the confusion...


Social Media

by Regina Luttrell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 01, 2018)

Updated to reflect the latest technological innovations—and challenges—Social Media: How to Engage, Share, and Connect will help readers understand and successfully use today’s social media tools. Luttrell’s...


Studying Foreign Policy Comparatively

by Laura Neack Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 16, 2018)

Studying Foreign Policy Comparatively, Fourth Edition (formerly titled The New Foreign Policy), answers these questions, and more, by exploring how scholars analyze foreign policy and by applying this knowledge...


Teaching with Compassion

by Peter Kaufman & Janine Schipper Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 16, 2018)

In a world where students are often seen as test scores and not as human beings, where their well-being is challenged by poverty, intolerance, and bullying, and where technological innovations frequently erode...


Memory and Nation Building

by Michael L. Galaty Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 16, 2018)

Memory and Nation Building addresses the complex topic of collective memory, first described by sociologist Maurice Halbwachs in the first half of the 20th century. Author Michael Galaty argues that the first...


Environmental Politics for a Changing World

by Ronnie D. Lipschutz & Doreen Stabinsky Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 12, 2018)

This book argues that environmental problems are, first and foremost, political and, therefore, about power. Using a framework of political economy and political ecology, the authors deconstruct current environmental...


The Themes That Bind Us

by Gretchen Oltman, Johnna L. Graff & Cynthia Wood Maddux Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 15, 2018)

Teaching U.S. Supreme Court cases can be a daunting task for any social studies teacher, but this book can ease that process. Carefully aligned with the NCSS’ Ten Themes, this teacher’s guide provides thirty-two...


Popular Culture

by Marcel Danesi Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 12, 2018)

For courses in popular culture, media and society, and sociology of the media.

Pop culture surrounds us. Its products are the movies we watch, the music we listen to, and the books we read; they are on our televisions,...


A Regional Geography of the United States and Canada

by Lisa Benton-Short, John Rennie Short & Chris Mayda Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 25, 2018)

Now in a thoroughly revised and updated edition, this text offers a comprehensive examination of North America’s physical and human geography, weaving in the key themes of environment and sustainability throughout....


Planning Support Methods

by Richard E. Klosterman, Kerry Brooks, Joshua Drucker & Edward Feser et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 25, 2018)

Planning Support Methods offers a practical quantitative guide to the key concepts and methods of urban and regional planning. The authors apply and critically assess the most important underlying forecasting...


U.S. National Security Law

by H. L. Pohlman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 12, 2018)

The rise of international terrorism in today’s globalized world has focused attention on the degree to which international law should shape U.S. national security law and policy. This unique textbook of readings...


Foreign Relations of the PRC

by Robert G. Sutter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 12, 2018)

Now in a fully updated edition, this cogent but comprehensive book examines the international relations of the People’s Republic of China since its founding in 1949. Noted scholar Robert G. Sutter provides...


Peace Works

by Frederick D. Barton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 20, 2018)

Bosnia, Rwanda, Haiti, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria - a quarter-century of stumbles in America’s pursuit of a more peaceful and just world. American military interventions have cost thousands of lives and...


The Cyber Threat and Globalization

by Jack A. Jarmon & Pano Yannakogeorgos Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 15, 2018)

The Cyber Threat and Globalization is designed for students of security studies and international relations, as well as security professionals who want a better grasp of the nature and existential threat of...


Immigrant Experiences

by Walter A. Ewing Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 15, 2018)

Immigrant Experiences: Why Immigrants Come to the United States and What They Find When They Get Here weaves together detailed historical and contemporary examples of immigration to the United States that move...


Mothers of the Military

by Wendy M. Christensen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 09, 2018)

Mothers of the Military examines the distinctive kinds of support required during an increasingly privatized war, specifically material, moral and healthcare support. Mothers are a particularly key part of the...


Globalization and Feminist Activism

by Mary E. Hawkesworth Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 01, 2018)

This thoroughly updated edition provides a comprehensive overview of two centuries of transnational feminist efforts to produce a more just global order. Mary Hawkesworth explores how social, economic, and political...


Fortifications and Siegecraft

by Jeremy Black Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 25, 2018)

As centers for defense and bases for attack since ancient times, fortifications are a crucial aspect of military history. Indeed, as Jeremy Black shows, the history of fortifications is a global history of humanity...


The Struggle against Imperialism

by Edward H. Judge & John W. Langdon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 01, 2018)

This concise and engaging text argues that the Cold War and anti-colonial movements should properly be studied and taught together, not as distinct developments, but rather as interwoven aspects of a complex...


1968

by Robert C. Cottrell & Blaine T. Browne Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 18, 2018)

The year 1968 retains its mythic hold on the imagination in America and around the world. Like the revolutionary years 1789, 1848, 1871, 1917, and 1989, it is recalled most of all as a year when revolution beckoned...