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Unexpected Outcomes

Unexpected Outcomes

Electoral Systems, Political Parties, and Representation in Russia

Robert Moser offers a sophisticated analysis of Russia’s complex electoral system, and its effects on political parties and representation in Russia during the 1990s.

Journey

Journey

New And Selected Poems 1969-1999

Journey includes poems from three previous books spanning thirty years, along with a generous selection of new work that continues her radically individual celebration of the sacredness of life.

The Cave

The Cave

Selected And New Poems

This collection spans twenty-five years in the career of this highly regarded poet. It features poems from the books Stars, Calling the Dead, When There Are No Secrets, and Against Dreaming, along with seventeen new poems.

The Tormented Mirror

The Tormented Mirror

This is the first book in the Pitt Poetry Series by this popular and enigmatic poet, considered the foremost writer of prose poetry in America. In eleven collections over thirty years, Edson has created his own poetic genre, a surreal philosophical fable, easy to enter, but difficult to leave behind. In The Tormented Mirror, Edson continues and refines his form in seventy-three new poems.

Queen for a Day

Queen for a Day

Selected and New Poems

There’s no predicting a Denise Duhamel poem, except that it might be about something you’ve never seen in a poem before: Mr. Donut, Rodney King, or nude beaches; Gertrude Stein, phone sex, or the Girl Scouts. This book showcases poems from her five previous collections, along with new work.

Organized Crime and Democratic Governability

Organized Crime and Democratic Governability

Mexico and the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands

Organized Crime and Democratic Governability brings together scholars and specialists, including current and former government officials, from both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border to trace the history and define the reality of this situation.

Cathedral Of The North

Cathedral Of The North

Winner of the 1999 Associated Writing Programs’ Award Series in Poetry. Set against a fantastic backdrop of religious imagery, myth and dreams, science fiction, and the stark realities of a northern factory town, Voisine’s poems carefully detail the life of a common hero and his family.

Transforming New Orleans & Its Environs

Transforming New Orleans & Its Environs

Centuries Of Change
Edited By Craig Colten

From prehistoric midden building to late twentieth century industrial pollution, Transforming New Orleans and Its Environs traces through history the impact of human activity upon the environment of this fascinating and unpredictable region.

The Politics Of Democratization In Korea

The Politics Of Democratization In Korea

The Role of Civil Society

A study that demonstrates how crucial civil society has been to democratic transition, democratic failure, and the recent, ongoing efforts to reform, deepen, and consolidate democracy in Korea.

Process Philosophy

Process Philosophy

A Survey of Basic Issues

Process philosophy views temporality, activity, and change as the cardinal factors in our understanding of the real, and emphasizes process over product. In this work Nicholas Rescher provides an accessible survey of the basic issues and controversies surrounding this philosophical approach.

She Didn’t Mean to Do It

She Didn’t Mean to Do It

Winner of the 1999 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, this collection presents 33 narrative, linguistically-adventurous poems on love, sex, relationships, work, and news of twenty-somethings in the 21st century.

Steel Shadows

Steel Shadows

This unique collection features double-page spreads of Douglas Cooper’s charcoal and paper drawings, the inspiration for his artistic vision, formal properties of his art and how it relates to architecture; and essay excerpts from Pittsburgh authors: poetry, historical accounts, and stories of the daily lives of Pittsburghers. Through words and art, his work shows the urban landscape of Pittsburgh as you have never seen it before.

Secret Dialogues

Secret Dialogues

Church-State Relations, Torture, and Social Justice in Authoritarian Brazil

Kenneth Serbin uncovers the existence of secret talks between generals and Roman Catholic bishops at the height of Brazil’s military dictatorship. It illuminates the complicity of the Catholic Church in the military’s subversive PR campaigns, abductions, and torturings.

The Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence from Patocka to Havel

The Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence from Patocka to Havel

Aviezer Tucker examines how the political philosophy of Jan Patocka (1907-1977), founder of Charter 77, influenced the thinking and political leadership of Vaclav Havel as dissident and president.

A History of Environmental Politics Since 1945

A History of Environmental Politics Since 1945

An overview of contemporary environmental affairs, from 1940s to the present—with an emphasis on nature in an urbanized society, land developments, environmental technology, the structure of environmental politics, environmental opposition, and the results of environmental policy.

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