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After an extensive examination of factors behind the economic differences between nations and within nations -- including geographic, demographic, cultural and political factors -- the last section of the book is a searching critique of ... Read More...>>

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This book will be an essential primer for students on first-year courses in comparative government and politics as well as introductory courses in political science concepts and methods. Read More...>>

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This award-winning and bestselling classic memoir about a young Chicano gang member is now updated with a new Introduction and reading group guide. Read More...>>

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I AM MALALA is the remarkable tale of a family uprooted by global terrorism, of the fight for girls' education, of a father who, himself a school owner, championed and encouraged his daughter to write and attend school, and of brave parents ... Read More...>>

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This is the third edition of American Corrections in Brief. We wrote this text in
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