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Globalization and America's Trade Agreements by William Krist

Globalization and America's Trade Agreements

Author(s)
William Krist

Globalization and America's Trade Agreements reviews the impact of the United States' complex trade agreements of the past 25 years, and examines the issues in recent rounds of GATT/WTO negotiations and numerous free trade agreements.

New Security Challenges in Asia, edited by Michael Wills and Robert M. Hathaway

New Security Challenges in Asia

Asian nations have found it difficult to respond effectively to new transnational security challenges. Resources and technical capacity are scarce, as are cooperation and coordination within governments, and between governments, the private sector, and civil society. New Security Challenges in Asia shows how these threats are less susceptible to traditional diplomacy or military resolution and recommends ways the United States still can help Asian nations address them constructively.

Cities without Suburbs: A Census 2010 Perspective by David Rusk

Cities without Suburbs: A Census 2010 Perspective

Author(s)
David Rusk

Cities without Suburbs, first published in 1993, has influenced analysis of America’s cities by city planners, scholars, and citizens alike. David Rusk, the former mayor of Albuquerque, argues that America must end the isolation of the central city from the suburbs if it is to solve its urban problems.

Origins of the Suez Crisis: Postwar Development Diplomacy and the Struggle over Third World Industrialization, 1945–1956, by Guy Laron

Origins of the Suez Crisis: Postwar Development Diplomacy and the Struggle over Third World Industrialization, 1945–1956

Author(s)
Guy Laron

Origins of the Suez Crisis describes the long run-up to the 1956 Suez Crisis and the crisis itself by focusing on politics, economics, and foreign policy decisions in Egypt, Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union.

Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: Strategies from Latin America, edited by Katherine Hite and Mark Ungar

Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: Strategies from Latin America

In Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-first Century, some of the Western Hemisphere’s leading human rights experts shape and bolster new approaches, from the concepts of rights to transnational efforts, by placing the struggle for rights in historical and comparative perspective.

Battleground Africa: Cold War in the Congo, 1960–1965 by Lise Namikas

Battleground Africa: Cold War in the Congo, 1960–1965

Author(s)
Lise Namikas

Battleground Africa traces the Congo Crisis from post-World War II decolonization efforts through Mobutu's second coup in 1965 from a radically new vantage point.

Religion and Politics in Europe and the United States: Transnational Historical Approaches edited by Volker Depkat and Jurgen Martschukat

Religion and Politics in Europe and the United States: Transnational Historical Approaches

Religion and Politics in Europe and the United States compares the dynamic relationships between religion and public life in the United States and Europe from the early modern era to today by examining a series of public issues for which religious arguments have often been crucial.

What Should Think Tanks Do? A Strategic Guide to Policy Impact by Andrew Selee

What Should Think Tanks Do? A Strategic Guide to Policy Impact

Author(s)
Andrew Selee

What Should Think Tanks Do? is the first guide specifically tailored to think tanks, policy research, and advocacy organizations. Andrew Selee draws on interviews with members of leading think tanks, as well as cutting-edge thinking in business and nonprofit management, to provide strategies for setting policy-oriented goals and shaping public opinion. 

Latin American Populism in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Carlos de la Torre and Cynthia J. Arnson

Latin American Populism in the Twenty-First Century

Latin American Populism in the Twenty-first Century explains the emergence of today’s radical populism and places it in historical context, identifying continuities as well as differences from both the classical populism of the 1930s and 1940s and the neo-populism of the 1990s.

 Communism on Tomorrow Street: Mass Housing and Everyday Life after Stalin by Steven E. Harris

Communism on Tomorrow Street: Mass Housing and Everyday Life after Stalin

Author(s)
Steven E. Harris

Communism on Tomorrow Street examines how, beginning under Khrushchev in 1953, a generation of Soviet citizens moved from overcrowded communal dwellings to modern single-family apartments, later dubbed khrushchevka. Arguing that moving to a separate apartment allowed ordinary urban dwellers to experience Khrushchev’s thaw, Steven E. Harris fundamentally shifts interpretation of the period.

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