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Download Gunfight: The Battle Over The Right To Bear Arms In America

Gunfight: The Battle Over The Right To Bear Arms In America

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Author: Adam Winkler  |  Isbn: 9780393345834  |  File size: 623.4 KB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 393  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Politics and Sociology A provocative history that reveals how guns―not abortion, race, or religion―are at the heart of America's cultural divide. Gunfight is a timely work examining America’s four-centuries-long political battle over gun control and the right to bear arms. In...

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Trust: Comparative Perspectives

Politics & Sociology | 125 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Masamichi Sasaki and Robert M. Marsh  |  Isbn: 9789004212381  |  File size: 2.5 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 292  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Trust, as Simmel noted, is a hypothesis regarding future behavior that is certain enough to serve as a basis for practical conduct. To trust another person (or collectivity or institution) is intermediate between knowledge and ignorance....

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Post-disaster Reconstruction & Change: Communities' Perspectives

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Author: Esther Leemann and Jennifer E. Duyne Barenstein  |  Isbn: 9781439888155  |  File size: 29.9 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Successful recovery following a disaster depends upon transcending the disciplinary divides of architecture, engineering, and planning and emphasizing the importance of community perspectives in the post-disaster...

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Eu Foreign Investment Law

Politics & Sociology | 212 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Angelos Dimopoulos  |  Isbn: 9780199698608  |  File size: 2.8 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 415  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology The regulation of foreign investment represents one of the most topical and controversial subjects in European Union law and international investment law. EU foreign investment law is emerging as a critically important issue, particularly since the...

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Speak English Or What?: Codeswitching & Interpreter Use In New York City Courts

Politics & Sociology | 177 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Philipp Sebastian Angermeyer  |  Isbn: 9780199337569  |  File size: 3.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This book presents a study of interpreter-mediated interaction in New York City small claims courts, drawing on audio-recorded arbitration hearings and ethnographic fieldwork. Focusing on the language use of speakers of Haitian Creole, Polish,...

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Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, & Queer Affect

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Author: Mel Y. Chen  |  Isbn: 9780822352723  |  File size: 49.4 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 310  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology In Animacies, Mel Y. Chen draws on recent debates about sexuality, race, and affect to examine how matter that is considered insensate, immobile, or deathly animates cultural lives. Toward that end, Chen investigates the blurry division between the living and...

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American Swastika: Inside The White Power Movement's Hidden Spaces Of Hate

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Author: Pete Simi and Robert Futrell  |  Isbn: 9781442241367  |  File size: 2.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 190  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This second edition of the acclaimed American Swastika provides an up-to-date perspective on the white power movement in America. The book takes readers through hidden enclaves of hate, exploring how white supremacy movements thrive nationwide...

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The Dilemma Of The Commoners: Understanding The Use Of Common Pool Resources In Long-term Perspective

Politics & Sociology | 158 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Tine De Moor  |  Isbn: 9781107022164  |  File size: 3.6 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 226  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology One of the classic problems in social science is known as 'the dilemma of the commons', in which land, water, and other resources held jointly by social or economic segments tend to be depleted sooner and to a greater extent than privately held assets. During...

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Politics Of Religious Freedom

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Author: Elizabeth Shakman Hurd and Winnifred Fallers Sullivan  |  Isbn: 9780226248509  |  File size: 1.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 362  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology In a remarkably short period of time, the realization of religious freedom has achieved broad consensus as an indispensable condition for peace. Faced with widespread reports of religious persecution, public and private...

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Law School For Dummies

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Author: Rebecca Fae Greene  |  Isbn: 9780764525483  |  File size: 4.3 MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 355  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Politics and Sociology The straightforward guide to surviving and thriving in law school Every year more than 40,000 students enter law school and at any given moment there are over 125,000 law school students in the United States. Law school’s highly pressurized,...

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Kann Mir Bitte Jemand Das Wasser Reichen?: Eine Kurze Geschichte Der Arroganz

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Author: Ari Turunen  |  Isbn: 9783312006717  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 205  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Dies ist das beste Buch, das Sie je gelesen haben. Ach, das glauben Sie nicht? Dann sind Sie, als Besserwisser, erst recht der ideale Kunde für diese charmante und entlarvende Kulturgeschichte der Arroganz, der Überheblichkeit, der Hybris von Alexander dem Großen...

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Justice Across Borders: The Struggle For Human Rights In U.s. Courts

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Author: Jeffrey E. Davis  |  Isbn: 9780521702409  |  File size: 1.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 318  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This book studies the struggle to enforce international human rights law in federal courts. In 1980, a federal appeals court ruled that a Paraguayan family could sue a Paraguayan official under the Alien Tort Statute – a dormant provision of the 1789...

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Comparative Environmental Politics: Theory, Practice, & Prospects

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Author: Paul F. Steinberg and Stacy D. Vandeveer  |  Isbn: 9780262693684  |  File size: 3.8 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 440  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology How do different societies respond politically to environmental problems around the globe? Answering this question requires systematic, cross-national comparisons of political institutions, regulatory styles, and state-society...

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The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism From Edmund Burke To Sarah Palin

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Author: Other  |  Isbn: 9780199959112  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 305  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI, AZW3  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Late in life, William F. Buckley made a confession to Corey Robin. Capitalism is "boring," said the founding father of the American right. "Devoting your life to it," as conservatives do, "is horrifying if only because it's so repetitious. It's like sex."...

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The Diversity Of Democracy: Corporatism, Social Order & Political Conflict

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Author: Colin Crouch, Other, and Wolfgang Streeck  |  Isbn: 9781845426132  |  File size: 695.4 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology At a time when democratization and the state of democracy are at the forefront of attention in many parts of the world, this book examines the state-of-the-art on this vital political issue. Revisiting the now classical literature...

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Sociology, Religion & Grace

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Author: Arpad Szakolczai  |  Isbn: 9780415371964  |  File size: 3.3 MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 328  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Grace is a central concept of theology, while the term also has a wide range of meanings in many fields. For the first time in book format, the sociology of grace (or enchantment) is comprehensively explained in detail, with fascinating results. The...

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Der Anschlusszug Kann Leider Nicht Warten

Politics & Sociology | 154 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Lutz Schumacher and Mark Spörrle  |  Isbn: 9783442157112  |  File size: 598.2 KB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 220  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Das ultimative Handbuch für unerschrockene Bahnfahrer Was ist mit der Bahn wirklich los? Warum überraschen Hitze, Kälte, Eis und Schnee und der Zustand der Bistrowagen Züge wie Personal jedesmal von Neuem? Wieso kann für eine dreiköpfige...

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The Discipline Of Western Supremacy: Modes Of Foreign Relations & Political Economy, Volume Iii

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Author: Kees van der Pijl  |  Isbn: 9780745323183  |  File size: 2.6 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Concluding the acclaimed and award-winning trilogy on 'Modes of Foreign Relations and Political Economy', this is a magisterial historical sociology of International Relations theory. In The Discipline of Western Supremacy Kees van der Pijl argues that,...

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Iron Curtains: Gates, Suburbs & Privatization Of Space In The Post-socialist City

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Author: Sonia A. Hirt  |  Isbn: 9781444338263  |  File size: 3.3 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 252  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Iron Curtains has been awarded Honorable Mention for the 2013 ASEEES Harvard Davis Center Book Prize! The prize is sponsored by Harvard University’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and is awarded annually by the Association for Slavic, East...

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The Nature Of Customary Law: Legal, Historical & Philosophical Perspectives

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Author: Amanda Perreau-Saussine and James B. Murphy  |  Isbn: 9780521115568  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 350  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Some legal rules are not laid down by a legislator but grow instead from informal social practices. In contract law, for example, the customs of merchants are used by courts to interpret the provisions of business contracts; in...

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District Of Columbia V. Heller: The Right To Bear Arms Case

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Author: Tom Streissguth  |  Isbn: 9780766034303  |  File size: 6.4 MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 112  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Examines the case, in which a group of private gun-owners claimed new gun control laws violated their right to bear arms, and includes information on the issues leading up to the case, the people involved, and the present-day effects. Download book...

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The Education Of The Hispanic Population: Selected Essays

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Author: Billie Gastic and Richard R. Verdugo  |  Isbn: 9781617359569  |  File size: 4.8 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 275  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This volume brings together the latest research and scholarship on Latinos in the United States. This book is special in terms of the broad scope of topics covered and methodologies employed in pursuit of knowledge about Latino students....

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Weil Die Welt Sich Ändert: Politik Aus Leidenschaft – Erfahrungen Und Perspektiven

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Author: Edmund Stoiber  |  Isbn: 9783451067433  |  File size: 2.5 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Edmund Stoiber spricht in diesem Buch offen über Herausforderungen und Chancen unserer Zeit. Dabei schöpft er aus vielen historischen aber auch wechselvollen persönlichen Erfahrungen und bleibt im besten Sinne unruhig. Nachdem Edmund Stoiber jahrzehntelang die...

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The Gentrification Debates

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Author: Japonica Brown-Saracino  |  Isbn: 9780415801652  |  File size: 7.7 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 402  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Uniquely well suited for teaching, this innovative text-reader strengthens students’ critical thinking skills, sparks classroom discussion, and also provides a comprehensive and accessible understanding of gentrification. Download book...

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American Ambassadors In A Troubled World: Interviews With Senior Diplomats

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Author: Charles Stuart Kennedy and Dayton Mak  |  Isbn: 9780313285585  |  File size: 12.4 MB  |  Year: 1992  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology How do American citizens become ambassadors, and how do they serve as U.S. representatives overseas during such troubled times? What is embassy life really like? How do ambassadors deal with host governments and with officials back in...

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