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2012: Creating Your Own Shift

2012: Creating Your Own Shift Lowest new price: $5.00
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2012: Creating Your Own Shift summarizes the best insights thirty-seven of the world s most authoritative sources have to offer, providing readers with a vast cross-section of information and perspectives on the 2012 transition. One thing on which all the authors of this work agree is that 2012 will mark an initiation into a completely new consciousness and a divinely ordained new beginning for our world. Some discuss how to prepare for this on an individual level. Others suggest needed institutional reforms. Topics discussed range from the esoteric to the down-to-earth. Authors have condensed the body of their works into concise summaries, exposing readers to the essence of their unique knowledge and discoveries; many also end their sections with information on how readers can access additional details. This prophetic anthology explains what s happening in our world and what ascension is all about. It recommends ways to cooperate with the changes on personal and social levels. The book ends with inspirational visions of the future, mapping the way to a harmonious new world with more humanitarian priorities.

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Islam, Fundamentalism, and the Betrayal of Tradition: Essays by Western Muslim Scholars (Perennial Philosophy)

Islam, Fundamentalism, and the Betrayal of Tradition: Essays by Western Muslim Scholars (Perennial Philosophy) Lowest new price: $2.10
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Author: Joseph Lumbard

This book offers an analysis byWestern Muslim scholars of the key reasons behind the dangerous breaksown in understanding between Islam and the West.


Contemporary International Relations: Frameworks for Understanding (6th Edition)

Contemporary International Relations: Frameworks for Understanding (6th Edition) Lowest new price: $79.32
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Author: Daniel S. Papp

The text confronts readers with our rapidly changing twenty first century world that is increasingly complex, diverse, and interdependent. The book combines theoretical constructs with real world examples, vignettes, and case studies to help students form a practical understanding of international politics. For those interested in international politics.

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Shake Hands With The Devil The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda

Shake Hands With The Devil The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda Lowest new price: $54.24
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Author: Dallaire Romeo Lieutenant-General
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562 pages of excellent text. First Edition.

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10 Million To 1: Refugee Resettlement-A How-To Guide

10 Million To 1: Refugee Resettlement-A How-To Guide Lowest new price: $5.00
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Author: Jeffrey Kirk

They are coming. Who? Refugees. Every year, the President and Congress determine the arrival quota, the small percentage of refugees who will have a chance to start a new life in the United States during that year. But just because they're coming does not mean they are somehow lucky or that they are even going to make it in our land of opportunity. To have the best shot at success, they need your help. 10 MILLION TO 1 is about the help, direction, and love you can provide to refugees as they arrive in our country and take their first steps toward self-sufficiency. This book describes how you, who have likely grown up in the comfort of America, can welcome a refugee family and get them started on the path to a new and prosperous life as contributing members of our society. You will discover all the steps you need, from meeting them upon arrival at the airport to getting them housing to finding them jobs. Along the way, you will experience personal growth in ways you never imagined. In time, you may witness the ultimate heartwarming outcome when you see the decision, the steps, and the fulfillment as former refugees become citizens of our great nation. Oh, yes, the world is a better place.

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Global Uprising : Confronting the Tyrannies of the 21st Century : Stories from a New Generation of Activists

Global Uprising : Confronting the Tyrannies of the 21st Century : Stories from a New Generation of Activists Lowest new price: $2.50
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Author: Neva Welton
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Just Act. Listen Up. Coolgirls. Youth for Environmental Sanity. Third Eye Movement. Heads Up. Earth Rights International. Circle of Life Foundation. Global Youth Connect. Ruckus Society. United Students Against Sweatshops…

There’s a growing new global movement for justice today, and it’s largely driven by a new generation of activists. Younger people from the US and around the first world, as well as those from developing countries, are all standing up for peace, the environment, and for social justice—and they’re demanding to be heard.

Global Uprising documents this new youth movement through compelling first person narratives, interviews with both new and seasoned activists, poster art, poetry, and striking black and white photographs. Issues addressed include globalization and economic inequity, racism and women’s rights, police brutality, media control, sweatshop labor and fair trade, the prison industrial complex and the criminalization of youth, old-growth forest destruction, and biotechnology. Older activists and world leaders tell their own stories, offering historical perspective and context. Youth-run organizations are highlighted throughout, as well as other key resources.

Visually and emotionally powerful, Global Uprising captures the spirit and passion of youth activism, honoring young people’s power to effect serious change. It will have wide appeal both to younger people and to a range of others who care about the state of the world today—and tomorrow.

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Linda Wolf is co-author of Daughters of the Moon, Sisters of the Sun (New Society Publishers, 1997), and a distinguished photographer, and writer. Neva Welton is a therapist, facilitator and writer. Both are social activists.

Introduction: Ain't No Power Like the Power of the People

What is it that gets inside and moves us, until suddenly we are up on our feet, standing firm for something we believe in? What is it that gives us the juice to stay u

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Understanding International Conflicts: An Introduction to Theory and History (Longman Classics Series), Fourth Edition

Understanding International Conflicts: An Introduction to Theory and History (Longman Classics Series), Fourth Edition Lowest new price: $2.50
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Author: Joseph S. Nye

Part of the "Longman Classics in Political Science" Series, this highly readable and respected book balances history and theory to give international politics students a framework for analyzing the past and using it to understand the issues confronting us today. Part of the "Longman Classics" series, Nye's Understanding International Conflicts has been completely updated and features a new Foreword by Stanley Hoffman. A book that students enjoy reading, Nye's volume deftly balances theory and history to help students develop a well-rounded is a book that students enjoy reading, Nye's volume deftly balances theory and history to help students develop a well-rounded, informed framework for analyzing current issues and dilemmas. Updated with the most recent scholarship and replete with illustrative examples, the Fourth Edition explores the international issues confronting us at the beginning of the 21st Century. Understanding International Conflicts aims to provide students with the conceptual tools that will help them shape their own answers to the unfolding developments in our world long after exams are done.

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What the U.S. Can Learn from China: An Open-Minded Guide to Treating Our Greatest Competitor as Our Greatest Teacher

What the U.S. Can Learn from China: An Open-Minded Guide to Treating Our Greatest Competitor as Our Greatest Teacher Lowest new price: $13.85
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Author: Ann Lee

While America is still reeling from the 2008 financial crisis, a high unemployment rate, and a surge in government debt, China’s economy is the second largest in the world, and many predict it will surpass the United States’ by 2020. President Obama called China’s rise “a Sputnik moment”—will America seize this moment or continue to treat China as its scapegoat?

Mainstream media and the U.S. government regularly target China as a threat. Rather than viewing China’s power, influence, and contributions to the global economy in a negative light, Ann Lee asks, What can America learn from its competition?

Why did China recover so quickly after the global economic meltdown? What accounts for China’s extraordinary growth, despite one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world? How does the Chinese political system avoid partisan rancor but achieve genuine public accountability? From education to governance to foreign aid, Lee details the policies and practices that have made China a global power and then isolates the ways the United States can use China’s enduring principles to foster much-needed change at home.

This is no whitewash. Lee is fully aware of China’s shortcomings, particularly in the area of human rights. She has relatives who suffered during the Cultural Revolution. But by overemphasizing our differences with China, the United States stands to miss a vital opportunity. Filled with sharp insights and thorough research, What the U.S. Can Learn from China is Lee’s rallying cry for a new approach at a time when learning from one another is the key to surviving and thriving.

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Solving the North Korean Nuclear Puzzle

Solving the North Korean Nuclear Puzzle Lowest new price: $152.98
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Author: David Albright
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Book by Albright, David, O'Neill, Kevin

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The No-Nonsense Guide to International Migration (No-Nonsense Guides)

The No-Nonsense Guide to International Migration (No-Nonsense Guides) Lowest new price: $8.50
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Author: Peter Stalker
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Virtually any commodity can move around the world to satisfy demand, but human beings have far less freedom. Many would-be migrants are forced to risk life and limb traveling illegally. Yet most rich countries are short of workers, have shrinking populations, and need more immigrants. This is a timely guide to a major issue that is never far from the political headlines.

Peter Stalker is a former co-editor of the New Internationalist who now works as a consultant to a number of UN agencies. He has written two books on migration for the International Labor Organization.

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