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A Strategy for Implementing the Reconciliation Process Between Israel and the Palestinians - by Alon Ben-Meir PhD Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The most puzzling aspect of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is that after 69 years of mutual violence, enmity and suffering, it remains unresolved even when coexistence is inevitable and a two-state solution remains the only viable option. Although there are many contentious issues that must…Read more A Strategy for Implementing the Reconciliation Process Between Israel and the Palestinians
Agent-Based Model Basics: A Guidebook & Checklist for Policy Researchers - by Dr. Liz Johnson Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace With ABM (agent-based model simulations, researchers can observe the dynamics of agents, the collective, and the interrelating environment, in relation to policy. ABM simulations are well suited for capturing relationship connections and interaction processes from heterogeneous agents in operation during the policy process. ABMs…Read more Agent-Based Model Basics: A Guidebook & Checklist for Policy Researchers
Avant-Garde Politician - By Yehezkel Dror In this iconoclastic book, Dror argues that humanity cascades through a metamorphosis, driven mainly by science and technology. Radical human enhancement, synthesis of viruses, quasi-intelligent robots and molecular engineering illustrate the emerging quantum leap, as do value changes ranging between mass-killing fanaticisms to human “maturation.”Along with the windfall of opportunities for thriving…Read more Avant-Garde Politician
Baronial Bedrooms - By Barbara Billauer Bailey A grand tour of 700 years of palatial bedrooms spanning four continents and ten countries, Baronial Bedrooms: The Kama Sutra of Grand Design, presents a historiography of design, architecture, history and bedroom-intrigue through the ages. Beginning at a time when the bedroom supplanted the salon or parlor as audience-chamber and meeting-room of the imperial class, this book distills the…Read more Baronial Bedrooms
Between Conflict and Conformity: Freemasonry During the Weimar Republic and the “Third Reich” - Authored by Ralf Melzer Translated by Glenys A. Waldman Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Freemasonry during the Weimar Republic and the ‘Third Reich’…One might ask, “Is that a chapter of forgotten persecution or a legend of persecution?” After extensive research in archives in Berlin, Moscow, and Washington, D.C., the author has determined that…Read more Between Conflict and Conformity: Freemasonry During the Weimar Republic and the “Third Reich”
Bulwarks Against Poverty in America - by Max J. Skidmore Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace In Bulwarks Against Poverty in America, long-time Social Security scholar Max J. Skidmore presents seminal articles selected from the journal Poverty and Public Policy to clear away much of the confusion dominating pubic discussion relating to Social Security, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act. Experts…Read more Bulwarks Against Poverty in America
Collaborating Through Virtual Communities Using Cloud Technology - by Diane Stottlemyer Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Collaboration and communication are both essential for successful interaction and participation in virtual communities. In this book, there are discussions of how a virtual community can be an essential communication tool to enhance traditional and online schools. In addition, the virtual community can provide information…Read more Collaborating Through Virtual Communities Using Cloud Technology
Colonial American History: The Essential Story - By Robert Owens Purchase on Amazon  |   Purchase on CreateSpace This work is written for non-Historians, and is a handy easy-to-read condensed look at Early American History. It is composed of short chapters each of which is designed to be a stand-alone treatment of a segment of time. It is my hope that this…Read more Colonial American History: The Essential Story
Conflicts in Health Policy - Edited by Bonnie Stabile, Introduced by Randy S. Clemons & Mark K. McBeth When conflicts arise in health policy, the insights of policy scholars can contribute to crafting solutions to seemingly intractable problems.   Beyond their mere technical attributes, health and medical policy issues require political acumen and policy knowledge to diagnose problems, inform debate, and devise…Read more Conflicts in Health Policy
Contracting, Logistics, Reverse Logistics: The Project, Program and Portfolio Approach - by Dr. Robert Lee Gordon Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Contracting, logistics, and reverse logistics are intertwined with the project management, program management, and portfolio management disciplines. In recent years, organizations have started to offer certifications into the strategic areas of program and portfolios. Contracting, logistics, and reverse logistics are strategic opportunities for…Read more Contracting, Logistics, Reverse Logistics: The Project, Program and Portfolio Approach
Criminology Confronts Cultural Change - Edited by Alain Bauer Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Is using the humanities and social sciences (psychology, sociology, law, etc.) to understand the crime, the criminal, the victim, criminality, and society’s reaction to crime a science? A crime is the unique combination of a perpetrator, a victim, and a set of circumstances. Its…Read more Criminology Confronts Cultural Change
Disaster Response: Medical and Health Policies - by Arnauld Nicogossian, Edited by Bonnie Stabile Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Disaster Response offers research and insights from medical professionals and policy scholars to help improve interventions and reduce suffering when disasters occur, whether they result from natural or human made threats.
Engaging Communities for High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure: Dupont Summit 2015 Conference Proceedings of the InfraGard National EMP SIG Sessions - Edited by Chuck L. Manto and Stephanie A. Lokmer Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Engaging Communities for High Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure provides transcripts of the 2015 InfraGard National EMP SIG™ (EMP SIG)™ sessions at the Dupont Summit and additional materials from the subsequent months. This includes reports from the federal government…Read more Engaging Communities for High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure: Dupont Summit 2015 Conference Proceedings of the InfraGard National EMP SIG Sessions
Engineering America: The Rise of the American Professional Class, 1838-1920 - by Edward Rhodes Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace In a single lifespan in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, America passed through an extraordinary economic and social transformation. Industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and westward expansion into the vast interior of the continent yielded the structural framework of the modern America we still recognize more than a century later.…Read more Engineering America: The Rise of the American Professional Class, 1838-1920
European Policy Complexities and Conundrums - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace European Policy Analysis • is a double blind peer-reviewed journal on policy research in Europe • focuses on policy research a) with an emphasis on European countries, issues and studies (and/or) b) which follows a comparative approach (and/or) c) which contributes to the theoretical understanding of policy research…Read more European Policy Complexities and Conundrums
Freemasonry, Politics and Rijeka (Fiume) (1785-1944) - by Ljubinka Toseva Karpowicz Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace LJUBINKA TOŠEVA KARPOWICZ studied sociology and later political science at the Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Belgrade. She received her Ph.D. from the Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Ljubljana in 1987. She worked as a researcher in various…Read more Freemasonry, Politics and Rijeka (Fiume) (1785-1944)
Freemasonry: A French View - by Roger Dachez and Alain Bauer Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Perhaps one should speak not of Freemasonry but of Freemasonries in the plural. In each country Masonic historiography has developed uniqueness, but it is safe to say that one of the highest levels of scholarship has been in France. This book is a…Read more Freemasonry: A French View
Growing Inequality: Bridging Complex Systems, Population Health, and Health Disparities - Editors: George A. Kaplan, Ana V. Diez Roux, Carl P. Simon, and Sandro Galea No single factor—but a system of intertwined causes — explains why America’s health is poorer than the health of other wealthy countries and why health inequities persist despite our efforts. Teasing apart the relationships between these many causes to find solutions…Read more Growing Inequality: Bridging Complex Systems, Population Health, and Health Disparities
International or Local Ownership?: Security Sector Development in Post-Independent Kosovo - by Dr. Florian Qehaja Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace International or Local Ownership? contributes to the debate on the concept of local ownership in post-conflict settings, and discussions on international relations, peacebuilding, security and development studies. It utilizes extensive data collection, including public opinion surveys conducted throughout the country, in order to introduce…Read more International or Local Ownership?: Security Sector Development in Post-Independent Kosovo
Issues in Maritime Cyber Security - Editors: Dr. Joe DiRenzo III, Dr. Nicole K. Drumhiller, Dr. Fred S. Roberts Free Chapter Download The world relies on maritime commerce to move exceptionally large portions of goods, services, and people. Collectively this effort comprises the Maritime Transportation System or MTS. A major component of this daunting multifaceted enterprise are cyber networks, and the…Read more Issues in Maritime Cyber Security
La Máquina Oscura - by D. G. Sutter Purchase through CreateSpace | Purchase through Amazon The ground rumbles. The humming beneath begins, a droning monotonous tune that will one day drive us mad. The machines rise and steal oxygen from the air, rotating at dangerous speeds and emitting lethal radiation. Upon the return home to the small village of Montejo de la…Read more La Máquina Oscura
Los BRICS y el Discurso del Nacionalismo en el Siglo XXI - Edited by Myrna Rodriguez Anuez, Luis Ochoa Bilbao, and Marisa Pineau Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace En el siglo XXI el nacionalismo sigue latiendo con fuerza y se expresa de multiples formas ya sea en los sentimientos sociales aparentemente compartidos como en las retoricas literarias, las expresiones artisticas, el marketing turistico y en…Read more Los BRICS y el Discurso del Nacionalismo en el Siglo XXI
Middle East Conflicts & Reforms - Edited by Mohammed M. Aman, PhD and Mary Jo Aman, MLIS Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Since its inception, the annual Middle East Dialogue conference sponsored by the Digest of Middle East Studies (DOMES) journal and the Policy Studies Organization (PSO), has become a major international event that brings together leading scholars, diplomats, and…Read more Middle East Conflicts & Reforms
Mitigating High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure: 2013 Conference Proceedings of the InfraGard National EMP SIG Sessions at the Dupont Summit - by Charles L. Manto Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The Electromagnetic Pulse Special Interest Group (EMP SIG) addresses any high-impact threat that could cause long-term nationwide collapse of critical infrastructure. These threats include EMP, extreme space weather, cyber attacks, coordinated physical attacks or widespread pandemics. The EMP SIG provides trusted communications and information for…Read more Mitigating High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure: 2013 Conference Proceedings of the InfraGard National EMP SIG Sessions at the Dupont Summit
Natural Gas as an Instrument of Russian State Power - by Ion A. Iftimie Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace “Since the Cold War, Russia has been perceived as a broken nation that no longer represents a threat to the North Atlantic Alliance. This book emphasizes that Russia overcame this major vulnerability by developing the capacity to use unilateral economic sanctions in the form of…Read more Natural Gas as an Instrument of Russian State Power
New Challenges and New Roles in World Food Policy - by Keokam Kraisoraphong Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace World Food Policy (WFP) in its third issue, features research-based papers on food policy from global perspectives, inclusive of regional and national cases. Revisiting the green revolution, a number of articles take issue with the phenomenon through interestingly different lens. This also includes exploring the…Read more New Challenges and New Roles in World Food Policy
New Directions in the Middle East - Edited by Mohammed M. Aman and Mary Jo Aman Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace This book presents essays based on papers at the annual Middle East Dialogue held in Washington, D.C. sponsored by the Digest of Middle East Studies (DOMES) and the Policy Studies Organization (PSO), and at the Conference of the Association…Read more New Directions in the Middle East
Nonprofit Organizations and Disaster: Individual, Organizational and Network Approaches to Emergency Management - Edited by Scott Robinson and Haley Murphy Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Disasters have become a more salient part of our life. Events ranging from terrorist attacks to major hurricanes to heatwaves can significantly disrupt our communities and place the most vulnerable among us at risk. The largest of these events—within seeming increasing frequency—test…Read more Nonprofit Organizations and Disaster: Individual, Organizational and Network Approaches to Emergency Management
One Little Orchid: Mata Hari: A Marginal Voice - by Sanusri Bhattacharya Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace “Her father was a subject of the Netherlands, and her mother was a Japanese. He died when she was an infant, and in order to protect her from the dangers which beset a young girl of mixed blood in the East, her mother fled from…Read more One Little Orchid: Mata Hari: A Marginal Voice
Pacific Hurtgen: The American Army in Northern Luzon, 1945 - by Robert M. Young Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Too often in war many of its campaigns are forgotten. One such forgotten campaign occurred in the Philippines during the last year of World War II. American Army units fought a bitter battle against dug-in, fanatical Japanese soldiers on the Philippine island of Luzon.…Read more Pacific Hurtgen: The American Army in Northern Luzon, 1945
Planning Resilience for High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure - by Charles L. Manto and Stephanie Lokmer Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The InfraGard National Electromagnetic Pulse Special Interest Group (EMP SIG) was formed in July 2011 for the purpose of sharing information about catastrophic threats to our nation’s critical infrastructure. Those threats include extreme space weather, manmade EMP, cyber attacks, coordinated physical…Read more Planning Resilience for High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure
Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity - Edited by Dr. Liz Johnson and Dr. Joseph Cochran Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The world is getting more complex causing policy problems to seemingly get bigger and become more intractable. Traditional approaches and conventional methodologies alone are no longer adequate to solve policy problems in our interconnected global environment. Promising new scholars…Read more Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity
Post Arab Spring: Middle East Reviews - Edited by Mohammed M. Aman PhD and Mary Jo Aman MLIS Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The book brings together reviews of books published between 2012 and 2015 about the Middle East and North Africa. The subject coverage spans the humanities, arts, and social sciences but excludes books on science and technology. Reviews…Read more Post Arab Spring: Middle East Reviews
Poverty in America: Urban and Rural Inequality and Deprivation in the 21st Century - Max J. Skidmore Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Poverty in America too often goes unnoticed, and disregarded. This perhaps results from America’s general level of prosperity along with a fairly widespread notion that conditions inevitably are better in the USA than elsewhere. Political rhetoric frequently enforces such an erroneous notion: “the poor live…Read more Poverty in America: Urban and Rural Inequality and Deprivation in the 21st Century
Rigorous Grading Using Microsoft Word AutoCorrect: Plus Google Docs - by Erik Bean Ed.D. Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace This is the Word AutoCorrect booklet you’ve been wanting! It’s the 21st century and teaching and technology have combined for a better student and faculty experience. Whether you’re a full-time professor, adjunct instructor for a dozen schools or one, Rigorous Grading Using Microsoft Word AutoCorrect: Plus…Read more Rigorous Grading Using Microsoft Word AutoCorrect: Plus Google Docs
Social Media Writing Lesson Plans for YouTube, Facebook, NaNoWriMo, CreateSpace: Bonus Intro to Blogger - by Dr. Erik Bean and Emily Waszak Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Your students are already using social networks. Why not take their lessons to where they spend much time? Social Media Writing Lesson Plans published by Westphalia Press imprint of the Policy Studies Organization, Washington, D.C. is geared towards secondary and higher education English…Read more Social Media Writing Lesson Plans for YouTube, Facebook, NaNoWriMo, CreateSpace: Bonus Intro to Blogger
Springfield: The Novel - by William Morris Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace “So why for God’s sake,” asked Mike Hanlin in his avuncular manner, “did Mary kill herself?” Hanlin, the seasoned ex-diplomat, perceptive but bewildered, finds himself stalking a dangerous unknown killer. The plot and setting are classically American with the pillars of the Catholic Church compromised…Read more Springfield: The Novel
The Design of Life: Development from a Human Perspective - by Dr. Norman S. Rose PhD Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace “The spiral is the pattern of all things in the universe that move and grow.” With those words, Dr. John Waskom would take his audience through time and space, through cosmos and microcosm, through human anatomy, and finally through the stages of…Read more The Design of Life: Development from a Human Perspective
The Idea of Neoliberalism: The Emperor Has Threadbare Contemporary Clothes - byJohn Dixon Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Neoliberalism, as a set of ideas, represents the 1970s rebirth—rebranding—of classical liberalism, which originated in the mid-eighteenth century Scottish Enlightenment. This book is about those ideas. It assembles an archetypal ideational construct of neoliberalism, so permitting the demarcation of its worldview, grounded in a set of…Read more The Idea of Neoliberalism: The Emperor Has Threadbare Contemporary Clothes
The Idea of the Digital University -   Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace By Frank McClusky & Melanie Winter It is widely believed that college is not what it used to be. Politicians are calling for a full-scale overhaul of higher education. The public is losing its confidence in higher education. It is argued that American higher education is in…Read more The Idea of the Digital University
The Middle East: New Order or Disorder? - Edited by Mohammed A. Aman, Ph.D. and Mary Jo Aman, MLIS Purchase through Amazon |  Purchase through CreateSpace This book brings together edited papers contributed to this volume by presenters at the most recent Middle East Dialogue (MED Conference held annually in Washington, DC, and sponsored by the Policy Studies Organization (PSO), the Digest of…Read more The Middle East: New Order or Disorder?
The Public Administrator: Contenders, Contentions, and Tensions - by John Dixon Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace This book is the outcome of a 30-year intellectual odyssey. It focuses on the behavioral connotations of public sector reform. Its setting is the multi-pronged criticisms that have been made in recent decades of traditional hierarchical bureaucrats. Their critics have diverse reform agendas, but ultimately,…Read more The Public Administrator: Contenders, Contentions, and Tensions
The Sweden File: Memoir of an American Expatriate - by Bruce Stevens Proctor and Alan Robert Proctor Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Bruce Proctor’s journey was a harrowing one – from top secrete Pentagon war-policy insider to American deserter. Interpreting reconnaissance photos taken over Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War, he concluded that the conflict was immoral, misguided and deceptive. He suddenly quit…Read more The Sweden File: Memoir of an American Expatriate
Toward the Abyss: Israel and the Palestinians - by Dr. Alon Ben-Meir Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The Israeli-Palestinian conflict does not appear to be any closer to a resolution, even after decades of continuous struggle. Since the signing of the historic Oslo Accords, the divide between the two sides has devolved to its lowest point yet, which has made the opportunity…Read more Toward the Abyss: Israel and the Palestinians
Triple Threat Power Grid Exercise: High Impact Threats Workshop and Tabletop Exercises Examining Extreme Space Weather, EMP and Cyber Attacks - by Charles Manto, Dr. George Baker III, Terry Donat MD, David Hunt, William Kaewert, Mary Lasky, Cedrick Leighton, Dana C. Reynolds, Robert Rutledge Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace About this Workshop and Tabletop Exercise Package: This InfraGard National Electromagnetic Pulse Special Interest Group (EMP SIG) exercise package facilitates discussions, planning and preparation for…Read more Triple Threat Power Grid Exercise: High Impact Threats Workshop and Tabletop Exercises Examining Extreme Space Weather, EMP and Cyber Attacks
Ukraine vs. Russia: Revolution, Democracy and War: Selected Articles and Blogs, 2010-2016 - by Alexander J. Motyl Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Ukraine vs. Russia offers indispensable background knowledge and analysis on one of the most important issues of the day—Vladimir Putin’s war against democratic Ukraine. Alexander J. Motyl’s articles and blogs offer in-depth analysis as well as a running commentary on current events and historical…Read more Ukraine vs. Russia: Revolution, Democracy and War: Selected Articles and Blogs, 2010-2016
Who is the Enemy?: The Revolution in Terrorism Affairs and the Ways to Understand It - by Alain Bauer Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Few people have the advantages that Alain Bauer possesses in providing an overview of the current world security crisis. He is the ultimate example of “been there, done that”. Welcome in the inner circles of a half dozen countries, his opinions are eagerly sought as…Read more Who is the Enemy?: The Revolution in Terrorism Affairs and the Ways to Understand It

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