Thai Stick: Surfers, Scammers, and the Untold Story of the Marijuana Trade
Located on the left bank of the Chao Phya River, Thailand's capital, Krungthep, known as Bangkok to Westerners and "the City of Angels" to Thais, has been home to smugglers and adventurers since the late eighteenth century. During the 1970s, it became a modern Casablanca to a new generation of treasure seekers, from surfers...
For Better or for Worse The development of an American science establishment -- today an amalgam of scientists, engineers, universities, industrial laboratories, and federal science agencies -- began early in the twentieth century when the federal government began to invest in a national scientific infrastructure. During World War II this investment swelled to colossal... Manly States
One of the achievements of feminist contributions to international relations
has been to reveal the extent to which the whole field is gendered.
1 The range of subjects studied, the boundaries of the discipline, its
central concerns and motifs, the content of empirical research, the assumptions
of theoretical models, and the...
Thinking Teams / Thinking Clients
Addressing a key concern in human service and other organizational settings concerned with effective teamwork, this book offers a new paradigm for conceptualizing the subject. Based on qualitative research conducted with teams working with the chronically ill, elderly, and with high-risk psychiatric patients, Anne Opie has developed a method...
Destroying the Village
Up until the mid-1950s President Dwight D. Eisenhower believed that waging all-out war against an enemy
threatening to end your national existence was right, natural, and necessary. In the wake of World War Two
this was hardly a controversial position, as memories of Munich, Pearl Harbor, and Adolf Hitler had made the
notion of just...
Where Men Hide "If you ask men if they spend any time hiding, they usually look at you as if you're nuts. 'What, me hide?' But if you ask women whether men hide, they immediately know what you mean." -- from Where Men Hide
Where Men Hide is a spirited tour of the dark and often dirty places men go to find comfort, camaraderie,...
Deadly Imbalances At the height of its power in the summer of 1942, Hitlerite Germany had enslaved four hundred million people; its empire stretched from the Mediterranean to the Arctic, from the English Channel to the Black Sea and almost to the Caspian. Between the Ukrainian steppes and the Pyrenees only Switzerland remained free. Even Mussolini, whom Hitler once... Colonial Effects The object of this study is the production of national identity and national culture within Jordan as both a typical and an atypical postcolonial nation-state. Recent studies of nationalism describe the nation as “invented”1 or “imagined,”2 by intellectuals and/or political elites who are producers of, or produced by, the... Counting the Public In "A major scholarly work that adds greatly to our knowledge of the linkages between general public opinion and foreign policy." -- American Political Science Review
Ralph Levering Department of History, Davidson College, and author of The Public and American Foreign Policy, 1918-1978
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