Social Sciences

Women's Perspectives on Social and Political Development in Africa

Author: 

Ojakorotu Ph.D., Victor, and Olaopa Ph.D., Olawale: Editors

Credentials: 

Professor of Politics and International Relations, North-West University, South Africa, and Research Fellow, North-West University, South Africa

Edited by Victor Ojakorotu and Olawale Olaopa, two of the leading minds in African development issues, this volume showcases and shares knowledge of numerous areas where women have contributed to the socio-economic, cultural, religious and political development of their respective African societies. The articles featured in this engaging study will stimulate academic debates on perspectives and factors addressing women's empowerment and disempowerment.

Market: 
African Studies, Women's Studies, Women's Empowerment, Development Studies, African Development, African Economics, African Politics, International Relations, Developmental Economics, Economics, Political Science, Post-Colonial Theory, Post-Modern Studies, South Africa, South African Studies
Release Date: 
May 1. 2018
ISBN: 
Hardcover: 978-1680530650
Price: 
179.95
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6 x 9
Pages: 
144
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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An African Perspective on Development: Learning to Live and Living to Learn in the Twenty-First Century

Author: 

Oduaran, Ph.D., Akpovire

Credentials: 

Professor of Education, North-West University, South Africa

In this insightful book, the distinguished South African academic Akpovire Oduaran examines the challenges presented by the changing landscape of socio-economic transformations and strategic learning in the twenty-first century, especially in the context of Anglophone Africa. UNESCO has indicated that as at September, 2009, the world is still home to 776 million adults - one in every - who could not read, write, or compute to an appreciable level of understanding. The majority of these people, mostly adults, live in the so-called developing world.

Release Date: 
May 1. 2018
ISBN: 
Hardcover: 978-1680530551
Price: 
$99.95
Trim Size: 
6 x 9
Pages: 
164
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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Explaining Wars of Choice: Armed Humanitarian Intervention and Framing

Author: 

Callahan, John M., Ph.D.

In Explaining Wars of Choice, John Callahan answers a series of questions related to National Security Decision Making. The decision making process itself is examined, looking at the methods and mindsets of American presidencies from the Cold War through the Obama administration. In addition, Explaining Wars of Choice studies the manner in which each administration considered and executed plans to raise public support for its decisions.

Market: 
Political Science, International Relations, International Law, American Studies, Human Rights, Public Policy, World History, American Politics, World Politics, United Nations, National Security Studies, Humanitarian Intervention, Peace Studies
Release Date: 
Feb. 1, 2018
ISBN: 
Hardcover: 978-1680530612
Price: 
$99.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
320
Illustrations: 
Yes
Yes
Publisher: 

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Washington, DC 20036
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Issues and Solutions to Women's Empowerment

Author: 

Rincy, V. Matthew, Ph.D. (editor), & Pachanatham, N., Ph.D. (editor)

Credentials: 

Business Administration, Annamalai University

In an era of unprecedented progress in human rights, the need for women's empowerment is being realized more than ever. It has become a significant topic of discussion in society as well as in the workplace.

Market: 
Women's Studies, Political Science, Business, Economics, Education, Development Studies, Management, Entrepreneurship, Education Policy, Educational Psychology, Sociology, Psychology, Organizational Research, Organizational Development, Behavioral Research, Human Rights
Release Date: 
December 15, 2017
ISBN: 
Hardcover: 978-1680530544
Price: 
$129.95
Trim Size: 
6 x 9
Pages: 
264
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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Prophets of Nihilism: Nietzsche, Dostoevsky, and Camus

Author: 

Illing, Sean, Ph.D.

In this engaging study, Sean Illing examines the effect of Fyodor Dostoevsky and Friedrich Nietzsche on the development of Albert Camus’s political philosophy. This innovative book attempts to offer a substantive examination of Camus’s dialogue with Nietzsche and Dostoevsky.

Market: 
Political Science, History, Philosophy, Intellectual History, History of Ideas, Twentieth-Century History Public Intellectuals, Nietzsche, Dostoyevsky, Camus, European Studies, Nihilism, Moral Philosophy, Justice, Existentialism
Release Date: 
December 15, 2017
ISBN: 
Hardcover: 978-1680530261
Price: 
$99.95
Trim Size: 
6 x 9
Pages: 
225
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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Tradition and Innovation in Russian Church Slavonic Hymnography

Author: 

Nelson, Elena

Credentials: 

Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Liturgical languages are notoriously rigid: they are fixed, sacred, and resistant to change, despite surrounding linguistic developments. This work focuses on the highly specialized and stylized liturgical language of Russian Church Slavonic (RCS). Historically, authorities strictly controlled RCS so that it would conform to established norms. Nevertheless, innovations arose in response to various conditions.

Market: 
Religion, Linguistics, Russian Studies, Music, Orthodox Christianity, Church Slavonic, Liturgical Practice, Hymnology, Immigration Studies, Diasporas, Ethnic Studies, Grammar
Release Date: 
October 15, 2017
ISBN: 
Hardcover: 978-1680530476
Price: 
$99.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
172
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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Speaking Out: Reviewing School Suspension Policy

Author: 

Beckett, Jonathan, Ph.D.

This book considers the issue of school suspension and expulsion. In so doing it examines the factors contributing to a suspension or expulsion and uses literature and narrative interview data from a range of participants, including staff and students, to elicit some responses from those involved in this process.

Market: 
Education, Education Policy, Educational Psychology, Sociology, Psychology, Organizational Research, Organizational Development, Behavioral Research, Pedagogy, Teaching, Primary Education, Secondary Education
Release Date: 
October 15, 2017
ISBN: 
Hardcover:978-1680530469
Price: 
$99.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
164
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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Change Partners: Motion, Becoming, Difference, Violence

Author: 

Roth, Marty

Credentials: 

Ph.D., Professor of English, University of Minnesota, Author of Cultures of Memory: Memory Culture, Memory Crisis, and the Age of Amnesia and Trickle and Flow: Chapters in the History and Culture of Water

Change Partners will give an educated reader a deep understanding of a particular conceptual “village.” As a book about change it is also a book about motion, becoming, and difference, because all of these concepts circulate around the same patches of meanings.

Market: 
Philosophy, Ontology, Time, Being, Change, Conceptual Thought, Hegel, Partridge, Mobility, Mobility Studies, Sociology, Psychology
Release Date: 
October 1, 2017
ISBN: 
Hardcover: 978-1680530438
Price: 
$99.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
264
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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Shards of Identity: The Origins of the Evangelical Movement during the Cold War, 1945-1981

Author: 

West, Taylor

Credentials: 

Ph.D., Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

This book is an exploration of the origins of the American evangelical movement in the United States during the Cold War, specifically between 1945 and 1981. Amongst numerous other theories that already exist regarding the emergence of this religious and social movement, we have carried out this exploration through the theory of the sociologist Zygmunt Bauman. Bauman maintains that religious

Market: 
American Studies, Politics, American Politics, American Society, US Foreign Policy, Religion, Religious Studies, Fundamentalism, Christianity, Christian Studies, Evangelical Studies, Cold War, Cold War Studies, Protestantism, Social Theory, Zygmunt Bauman
Release Date: 
October 15, 2017
ISBN: 
Hardcover: 978-1680530445
Price: 
$99.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
264
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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Islamization in Bosnia: Sarajevo's Conversion and Socio-Economic Development, 1461-1604

Author: 

Norman, York

Credentials: 

Associate Professor of History, State University of New York, Buffalo

The rise of Ottoman Sarajevo in the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries is emblematic of a unified new Muslim community whose conversion to Islam and booming social and economic growth unified both the city and its hinterland. Primarily based on a wide array of Ottoman administrative sources, this monograph builds on earlier studies of Sarajevo and other Ottoman cities to analyze the critical social and economic factors behind these developments.

Market: 
Islam, Islamic Studies, Bosnia, Sarajevo, Christian-Muslim relations, Eastern Europe, Balkans, nationalism, religion, religious history, World History, Economic History, Ottoman Empire, Ottoman History, Turkish Studies
Release Date: 
September 15, 2017
ISBN: 
Hardcover: 978-1680530421
Price: 
$89.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
235
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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