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1. Lü Mei man ji [2005]

Book
iv, 176 p. : ill., plates ; 21 cm.
East Asia Library
Introduces the American Memory Collection of archival and primary source materials pertinent to American culture and history. Notes that this historical collection is the Library of Congress' key contribution to the National Digital Library. Outlines various aspects of the collection, including digital reproductions, a finding aid in the form of a catalog or register, and other accompaniments. Notes that there are three photographic collections, one recorded sound collection, three early motion picture collections, one manuscript collection (which is now being completed), and three early motion picture collections available on the Internet, with more materials becoming available over time. Notes that some materials are protected by copyright. Also offers technical information about American Memory and on future collections.
Book
38 p. ; 21 cm.
galenet.galegroup.com Sabin Americana, 1500-1926
Book
274 p., [1] leaf of plates (fold.) : fold. map, charts (some fold.)
galenet.galegroup.com Sabin Americana, 1500-1926

5. Democracy reborn [1944]

Book
vii, 280 p. front., ports. 22 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)

6. Democracy reborn [1944]

Book
vii, 280 p. front., ports. 22 cm.
Hoover Library
Book
34 p. ; 20 cm.
galenet.galegroup.com Sabin Americana, 1500-1926
Book
52 p. ; 23 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
408 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : map ; 22 cm.
galenet.galegroup.com Sabin Americana, 1500-1926
Book
66 p. ; 23 cm.
Green Library
Journal/Periodical
v. ; 19-22 cm.
Green Library
Book
1 online resource (365 pages)
  • The State in Retreat -- Pension Fund Capitalism -- Functional and Spatial Structure of investment Management -- Competition and Innovation in Investment Management -- Pension Fund Trustee Decision Making -- Corruption and Investment Decision Making -- Four models of Financial Intermediation -- Provision of Urban Infrastructure -- Contested Terrain -- Community and Solidarity.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199240487 20180521
The growth of pension funds has been nothing short of astronomical. Pension funds now dominate the world's financial markets, affecting nations' wealth, community development, and industrial well being. Yet little is known about their structure and organization. Pension funds and their agents in the investment industry control enormous sums of money, profoundly affecting the structure and performance of nation-states and the global economy. At the same time, it is also apparent that many western governments are retreating from the provision of 'public good' once thought essential to the fabric of urban life. Clark agues that if we are to understand the long-term future of the western economies (in general) and our communities (in particular), we need also to understand how institutional investors allocate assets, mobilize funds, and make investment decisions. There are few studies of the relationship between pension funds and the financial services industry. Pension Fund Capitalism fills an important gap in the literature as well as the intersection between pension funds and public policy.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199240487 20180521

14. Hate Crimes [1998]

Book
1 online resource (224 pages)
Early in the 1980s, a new category of crime appeared in the criminal law lexicon. In response to what was said to be an epidemic of prejudice-motivated violence, Congress and many state legislatures passed a wave of "hate crime" laws that required the collection of statistics and enhanced the punishment of crimes motivated by certain prejudices. This book places in socio-legal perspective both the hate crime problem and society's response to it. From the outset, Jacobs and Potter adopt a sceptical if not critical stance. They argue that hate crime is a hopelessly muddled concept and that legal definitions of the term are riddled with ambiguity and subjectivity. Moreover, no matter how hate crime is defined, the authors find no evidence to support the claim that the US is experiencing a hate crime epidemic-nor that the number or rate of hate crimes is at an historic zenith. Furthermore, assert the authors, the federal effort to establish a hate crime accounting system has been a failure. The authors argue that hate crime as a socio-legal category represents the elaboration of an identity politics that manifests itself in many areas of the law. However, the attempt to apply the anti-discrimination paradigm to criminal law generates a number of problems and anomalies. The underlying conduct that hate crime law prohibits is already subject to criminal punishment. Jacobs and Potter maintain that there is no persuasive rationale for saying that hate crimes are "worse" or "more serious" than similar crimes attributable to other anti-social motivations. Also, they argue that the effort to single out hate crime for greater punishment, in effect, is an effort to punish some offenders more seriously because of their bad beliefs, opinions, or values, thus implicating the First Amendment. Jabobs and Potter show that the recriminalization of hate crime has little (if any) value with respect to law enforcement or criminal justice. Indeed, enforcement of such laws may in fact exacerbate intergroup tensions rather than eradicate prejudice.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780195114485 20180521
Book
xvi, 305 p.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
iv, 31 p.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
ix, 149 p. ; 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)

18. Thinking Orientals [2001]

Book
1 online resource (278 pages)
What is the difference between an "Oriental" and an "Asian American"? Henry Yu explains how Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans came to be lumped together as "Orientals" and how this eventually led to their understanding of themselves as Asian Americans. Rich in its lyrical use of imagery, in particular, metaphors of migration, mapping, and theatrical life, this study provides a glimpse into what W. E. B, DuBois called the "double consciousness" of racial minorities in the United States. This important book is one of the first to describe how crucial Asian Americans have been in theories of race and culture, helping move use away from the black/white dichotomy that has missed so much of American social life.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780195116601 20180521
Book
1 online resource (357 p.)
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. The failure to predict -- 3. Causes of the new scenario -- 4. The polarisation of preferences and behaviour -- 5. Things are different in the younger generation -- 6. Heterogeneous preferences -- 7. Marriage markets and educational equality -- 8. Policy applications -- 9. Preferences among men -- 10. Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199242092 20180521
In this book, Hakim presents a new, multi-disciplinary theory for explaining and predicting current and future patterns of women's choice between employment and family work. Preference theory is the first theory developed specifically to explain women's behaviour and choices. As such, it constitutes a major break from male-centred theorizing to date in sociology and economics. Preference theory is grounded on the substantial body of new research on women's work and fertility that has flourished within feminist scholarship. It identifies five major historical changes that collectively are producing a qualitatively new scenario for women in prosperous societies in the 21st century. Throughout the analysis, the USA and Britain illustrate what the new scenario means for women, how it alters their preferences and work-lifestyles choices. Hakim also reviews research evidence on contemporary developments across Europe, Canada, Australia, Japan, and the far East to develop a new theory that is genuine international in perspective.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199242092 20180521
Book
1 online resource (309 pages)
This book examines the formulation of British and American policy between 1945 and 1955 towards one of the most hated regimes of this century. The Franco question though apparently not of the first importance in the evolution of Cold War policy, nevertheless haunted British and American governments during this period. It posed a problem which epitomises the difficulty of dealing with pariah regimes. As such it highlights for historians the attempts of these two governments to straddle the contradictions inherent in the emerging dual system of the United Nations, or internationalism, on the one hand, and the older system of balance of power, played out by the super powers as the Cold War. Set as it is in the domestic and international context, it also exemplifies the problems faced today by individual governments and by the United Nations in dealing with questions of intervention or non-intervention in distasteful regimes.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198228714 20180521

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