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Title: Controlling bureaucracies: dilemmas in democratic governance online access is available to everyone
Author: Gruber, Judith Emily
Published: University of California Press,  1986
Subjects: Politics | Politics
Publisher's Description: How can citizens of a democracy exercise control over government officials in ways that allow for effective government? In this book, Professor Gruber merges a sophisticated analysis with empirical research to develop a new approach to this perennial problem.
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Title: Social change and modernity online access is available to everyone
Author: Haferkamp, Hans 1939-
Published: University of California Press,  1992
Subjects: Politics | Politics
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Title: Silence at Boalt Hall: the dismantling of affirmative action online access is available to everyone
Author: Guerrero, Andrea 1970-
Published: University of California Press,  2002
Subjects: American Studies | Anthropology | Sociology | African American Studies | Asian American Studies | Politics | Gender Studies | Law | Politics | Politics
Publisher's Description: In 1995, in a marked reversal of progress in the march toward racial equity, the Board of Regents voted to end affirmative action at the University of California. One year later the electorate voted to do the same across the state of California. Silence at Boalt Hall is the thirty-year story of stud . . . [more]
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Title: The real environmental crisis: why poverty, not affluence, is the environment's number one enemy
Author: Hollander, Jack M
Published: University of California Press,  2003
Subjects: EcologyEvolutionEnvironment | Conservation | Politics | Social Science | Politics
Publisher's Description: Drawing a completely new road map toward a sustainable future, Jack M. Hollander contends that our most critical environmental problem is global poverty. His balanced, authoritative, and lucid book challenges widely held beliefs that economic development and affluence pose a major threat to the worl . . . [more]
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Title: Lawyers in society [computer file]: an overview online access is available to everyone
Author: Abel, Richard L
Published: University of California Press,  1996
Subjects: Law | Sociology | Politics
Publisher's Description: Among all those who encounter the law in the conduct of their lives or who consider it as a career, few have a solid understanding of the legal profession in America, and fewer still know anything about systems in other parts of the world. Lawyers in Society offers a concise comparative introduction . . . [more]
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Title: Soviet perceptions of the United States online access is available to everyone
Author: Schwartz, Morton
Published: University of California Press,  1980
Subjects: Politics
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Title: Setting safety standards: regulation in the public and private sectors online access is available to everyone
Author: Cheit, Ross E
Published: University of California Press,  1990
Subjects: Politics | Public Policy
Publisher's Description: In this highly original and meticulously researched comparison of public and private standards-setting, Ross Cheit questions the old maxim that government-set safety standards are too severe while those set by the private sector are too lenient. Identifying the comparative institutional advantages o . . . [more]
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Title: Coordination without hierarchy: informal structures in multiorganizational systems online access is available to everyone
Author: Chisholm, Donald William
Published: University of California Press,  1992
Subjects: Politics | Technology and Society
Publisher's Description: The organizational history of American government during the past 100 years has been written principally in terms of the creation of larger and larger public organizations. Beginning with the Progressive movement, no matter the goal, the reflexive response has been to consolidate and centralize into . . . [more]
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Title: Voting at the political fault line: California's experiment with the blanket primary online access is available to everyone
Author: Cain, Bruce E
Published: University of California Press,  2002
Subjects: Politics | California and the West
Publisher's Description: California's adoption of the blanket primary in 1996 presented a unique natural experiment on the impact that election rules have on politics. Billed as a measure that would increase voter participation and end ideological polarization, Proposition 198 placed California voters once again on the fron . . . [more]
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Title: Working families: the transformation of the American home
Author: Hertz, Rosanna
Published: University of California Press,  2001
Subjects: Gender Studies | Women's Studies | Sociology | Social Problems | Anthropology | Economics and Business | Urban Studies | Ethnic Studies | Politics | Politics
Publisher's Description: The dynamics of work and parenthood are in the midst of a revolutionary shift in the United States. Focused around a major factor in this shift - the rise of dual-income families - this groundbreaking volume provides a highly informative snapshot of the intricate fabric of work and family in the Uni . . . [more]
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Title: State and peasant in contemporary China: the political economy of village government
Author: Oi, Jean Chun
Published: University of California Press,  1989
Subjects: Politics | China | Politics
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Title: Landscapes of power: from Detroit to Disney World
Author: Zukin, Sharon
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Politics | Politics | Postcolonial Studies | Urban Studies | Geography | Economics and Business
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Title: Globalization and human rights
Author: Brysk, Alison 1960-
Published: University of California Press,  2002
Subjects: Politics | International Relations
Publisher's Description: In this landmark volume, Alison Brysk has assembled an impressive array of scholars to address new questions about globalization and human rights. Is globalization generating both problems and opportunities? Are new problems replacing or intensifying state repression? How effective are new forms of . . . [more]
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Title: The Arab world: society, culture, and state
Author: Barakat, Halim Isber
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Sociology | Politics | Sociology
Publisher's Description: This wide-ranging examination of Arab society and culture offers a unique opportunity to know the Arab world from an Arab point of view. Halim Barakat, an expatriate Syrian who is both scholar and novelist, emphasizes the dynamic changes and diverse patterns that have characterized the Middle East s . . . [more]
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Title: Postwar Japan as history
Author: Gordon, Andrew 1952-
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: History | Politics | Japan | Asian History
Publisher's Description: Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history. The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view. As they examine three related themes of postwar history, the authors des . . . [more]
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Title: What's the matter with liberalism? online access is available to everyone
Author: Beiner, Ronald 1953-
Published: University of California Press,  1992
Subjects: Politics | Sociology | Political Theory | Social and Political Thought
Publisher's Description: In the wake of the revolutions of 1989, the ongoing political turmoil in the Soviet Union, and the democratization of most of Latin America, what is the task of political theorists?Ronald Beiner's invigorating critique of liberal theory and liberal practices takes on the shibboleths of modern Wester . . . [more]
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Title: Modernizing China's military: progress, problems, and prospects
Author: Shambaugh, David L
Published: University of California Press,  2003
Subjects: Politics | International Relations | China
Publisher's Description: David Shambaugh, a leading international authority on Chinese strategic and military affairs, offers the most comprehensive and insightful assessment to date of the Chinese military. The result of a decade's research, Modernizing China's Military comes at a crucial moment in history, one when intern . . . [more]
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Title: Bureaucracy, politics, and decision making in post-Mao China online access is available to everyone
Author: Lieberthal, Kenneth
Published: University of California Press,  1992
Subjects: Politics | China
Publisher's Description: Using a model of "fragmented authoritarianism," this volume sharpens our view of the inner workings of the Chinese bureaucracy. The contributors' interviews with politically well-placed bureaucrats and scholars, along with documentary and field research, illuminate the bargaining and maneuvering amo . . . [more]
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Title: The politics of force: media and the construction of police brutality
Author: Lawrence, Regina G 1961-
Published: University of California Press,  2000
Subjects: Politics | Media Studies
Publisher's Description: When police brutality becomes front-page news, it triggers a sudden, intense interaction between the media, the public, and the police. Regina Lawrence ably demonstrates how these news events provide the raw materials for looking at underlying problems in American society. Journalists, policy makers . . . [more]
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Title: The long peace: Ottoman Lebanon, 1861-1920 online access is available to everyone
Author: Akarlı, Engin Deniz
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: History | Politics | Middle Eastern History | Middle Eastern Studies
Publisher's Description: Long notorious as one of the most turbulent areas of the world, Lebanon nevertheless experienced an interlude of peace between its civil war of 1860 and the beginning of the French Mandate in 1920. Engin Akarli examines the sociopolitical changes resulting from the negotiations and shifting alliance . . . [more]
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