On the Edge: America’s Middle Neighborhoods aims to stimulate a national dialogue about middle neighborhoods transitioning—for better or worse—across the US.
Maureen Conway and Robert Giloth bring together new perspectives on workforce development strategies in the health care, construction, manufacturing and restaurant industries.
Media Piracy in Emerging Economies (Chinese edition) is the first large-scale comparative study of media markets, media piracy, and IP enforcement in the developing world.
A comparative study of media consumption, media acquisition, and attitudes toward copyright enforcement, based on a 2011 survey of 2,300 US Americans and 1,000 Germans.
An effort to rethink strategies for sustainability, livability, and growth in cities facing long-term population loss, industrial decline, and other economic challenges.
Media Piracy in Emerging Economies is the first independent, large-scale study of music, film and software piracy in emerging economies, focusing on Brazil, India, Russia, South Africa, Mexico and Bolivia.
Angela Glover Blackwell, founder of PolicyLink; Stewart Kwoh, president of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center; and Manuel Pastor, professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at USC, bring new perspectives to "race," an essential US issue of identity and disunity.
This collection offers practical, achievable strategies for revitalizing America's older industrial cities and building upon their significant (and often overlooked) economic, physical, and cultural resources.
Travis Beal Jacobs provides a detailed account of Eisenhower's founding of The American Assembly, rooted in Eisenhower's concerns about how the US would address the social, economic, and political challenges it faced after World War II.
This edited volume takes stock of the world of workforce intermediaries: entrepreneurial partnerships that include businesses, unions, community colleges, and community organizations. Noted scholars and policy makers examine the development and effectiveness of these intermediaries, and a concluding chapter discusses how to provide a more coherent approach to increasing the viability and capacity of these important institutions.
A diagnosis and set of strategies for addressing the economic and social inequalities that exacerbate racial divisions in America.
Raise any number of public issues—health care, education, welfare—and religious beliefs inevitably shape Americans' viewpoints. On certain topics the introduction of religion can be explosive. This book discusses how we can and why we should hear religious voices in the public square.
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