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Product Description: The Federal Reserve, created nearly a century ago, is the most powerful central bank in the world. The Fed's power, which derives from its ability to alter the money supply and move interest rates, weighs heavily not only on the US economy, but on the world economy as well...read more

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9780199388967 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The Federal Reserve, created nearly a century ago, is the most powerful central bank in the world.

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9780521278072, titled "Computers in Science: Using Computers for Learning and Teaching" | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1985, cover price $17.95 | also contains Computers in Science: Using Computers for Learning and Teaching | About this edition: An introduction to the rapidly expanding field of using computers as teaching aids, providing practical advice and raising important theoretical and philosophical questions.

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Product Description: This book is the first comprehensive analysis of eugenics in North America focused on the second half of the twentieth century. Based on new research, Randall Hansen and Desmond King show why eugenic sterilization policies persisted after the 1940s in the United States and Canada...read more

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9781107032927 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 31, 2013, cover price $94.99 | About this edition: This book is the first comprehensive analysis of eugenics in North America focused on the second half of the twentieth century.

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9781107659704 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 31, 2013, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This book is the first comprehensive analysis of eugenics in North America focused on the second half of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: The 2010 election serves as a bookend to one of the remarkable political periods in recent U.S. history. Amidst a profound economic crisis, Americans elected an African American to the presidency and massive Democratic majorities to Congress...read more
By Lawrence R. Jacobs (editor) and Desmond King (editor)

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9780199845385 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 2, 2012, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: The 2010 election serves as a bookend to one of the remarkable political periods in recent U.

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Product Description: The complexity of the American economy and polity has grown at an explosive rate in our era of globalization. Yet as the 2008 financial crisis revealed, the evolution of the American state has not proceeded apace. The crisis exposed the system's manifold political and economic dysfunctionalities...read more
By Desmond King (editor)

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9780195392135 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 2, 2009, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The complexity of the American economy and polity has grown at an explosive rate in our era of globalization.

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9780195392142 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 2, 2009, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: The complexity of the American economy and polity has grown at an explosive rate in our era of globalization.

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Product Description: "In this landmark book, Desmond King reveals and corrects a glaring gap at the epicenter of studies of racial inequality and political development in the United States: their blindness to the pivotal role of the state in making race...read more

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9780195336221 | Revised edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 21, 2007), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: "In this landmark book, Desmond King reveals and corrects a glaring gap at the epicenter of studies of racial inequality and political development in the United States: their blindness to the pivotal role of the state in making race.

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Product Description: Spanning the entire twentieth century and encompassing immigration policies, the nationalistic fallout from both world wars, the civil rights movement, and nation-building efforts in the postcolonial era, The Liberty of Strangers advances a major new interpretation of American nationalism and the future prospects for diverse democracies...read more

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9780195146387 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 9, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Harry S.

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9780195306439 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 19, 2006, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Spanning the entire twentieth century and encompassing immigration policies, the nationalistic fallout from both world wars, the civil rights movement, and nation-building efforts in the postcolonial era, The Liberty of Strangers advances a major new interpretation of American nationalism and the future prospects for diverse democracies.

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Product Description: In the nineteenth century, virtually anyone could get into the United States. But by the 1920s, U.S. immigration policy had become a finely filtered regime of selection. Desmond King looks at this dramatic shift, and the debates behind it, for what they reveal about the construction of an "American" identity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780674000889 | Harvard Univ Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $60.50 | About this edition: In the nineteenth century, virtually anyone could get into the United States.

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9780674008120 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 15, 2002, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In the nineteenth century, virtually anyone could get into the United States.

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Product Description: This book investigates examples of social policy in Britain and the United States that conflict with liberal democratic ideals. It examines the use of eugenic arguments in the 1920s and 1930s, the use of work camps in the 1930s, and the introduction of work-for-welfare programs since the 1980s...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198296096 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 9, 1999, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: This book investigates examples of social policy in Britain and the United States that conflict with liberal democratic ideals.

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9780198296294 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 9, 1999, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: This book investigates examples of social policy in Britain and the United States that conflict with liberal democratic ideals.

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9780816907427 | Amer Inst of Chemical Engineers, August 1, 1997, cover price $85.00

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Product Description: Segregation in Federal government agencies and programs has been little appreciated as a key trait of American race relations in the decades before the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Federal government used its power to impose a segregated pattern of race relations among its employees and, through its programs, upon the whole of American society well beyond the Mason-Dixon line...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198280163 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 31, 1995, cover price $143.00 | About this edition: Segregation in Federal government agencies and programs has been little appreciated as a key trait of American race relations in the decades before the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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9780198292494 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, March 24, 1997), cover price $72.00 | About this edition: Segregation in Federal government agencies and programs has been little appreciated as a key trait of American race relations in the decades before the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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Product Description: The annual presentation of selected papers from the AIChE Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, November 1995, contains 23 papers addressing recent developments in reactor engineering, transport phenomena, fluidization fundamentals, liquid and multiphase fluidization, solids flow handling, scale-up of multiphase flow processes, advances in solids processing technology, particle technology, and environmental applications...read more

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9780816907182 | Amer Inst of Chemical Engineers, February 1, 1997, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: The annual presentation of selected papers from the AIChE Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, November 1995, contains 23 papers addressing recent developments in reactor engineering, transport phenomena, fluidization fundamentals, liquid and multiphase fluidization, solids flow handling, scale-up of multiphase flow processes, advances in solids processing technology, particle technology, and environmental applications.

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By Stephen A. Altobelli (editor), American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Staff (other contributor), Hamid Arastoopour (editor), John C. Chen (editor), L-S Fan (editor), Desmond King (editor), Alan W. Weimer (editor) and Wen-Ching Yang (editor)

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9780816906888 | Amer Inst of Chemical Engineers, December 1, 1995, cover price $75.00

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Product Description: Rational choice theory has gained considerable influence in politics and sociology over the past thirty years; the use of rational choice methods has proliferated in all areas of social inquiry. From the early days of formal proofs and unrealistic assumptions, rational choice is increasingly being used to model authentic situations and institutions...read more
By Keith Dowding (editor) and Desmond King

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9780198278955 | Clarendon Pr, October 19, 1995, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: Rational choice theory has gained considerable influence in politics and sociology over the past thirty years; the use of rational choice methods has proliferated in all areas of social inquiry.

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Product Description: Why have both Great Britain and the United States been unable to create effective training and work programs for the unemployed? Desmond King contends that the answer lies in the liberal political origins of these programs. Integrating extensive, previously untapped archival and documentary materials with an analysis of the sources of political support for work-welfare programs, King shows that policymakers in both Great Britain and the United States have tried to achieve conflicting goals through these programs...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226436210 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 1, 1995, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Why have both Great Britain and the United States been unable to create effective training and work programs for the unemployed?

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9780226436227 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 1, 1995, cover price $34.00

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