Worth a Look: Recent Books on 12 Core Policies

Worth A Look

Agriculture

Urban Agriculture Facilitates Community Building by Shanon Kearney Lessard (Feb 5, 2014)

Restoration Agriculture by Mark Shepard (Jan 1, 2013)

Against the Grain: How Agriculture Has Hijacked Civilization by Richard Manning (Jan 13, 2005)

Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre by Brett L. Markham (Apr 1, 2010)

Diplomacy

Diplomacy in a Globalizing World: Theories and Practices by Pauline Kerr and Geoffrey Wiseman (Jul 25, 2012)

Arts of Power: Statecraft and Diplomacy (Cross-Cultural Negotiation Books) by Chas. W. Freeman Jr. (Jun 1997)

Science Diplomacy: New Day or False Dawn? by Lloyd Davis and Robert Patman (Jan 30, 2014)

Economy

Manual of Political Economy: A Critical and Variorum Edition by Vilfredo Pareto, Aldo Montesano, Alberto Zanni and Luigino Bruni (Feb 12, 2014)

How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes by Peter D. Schiff and Andrew J. Schiff (May 3, 2010)

New Tendencies of Political Economy by Émile de Laveleye and George Walker (Feb 2, 2014)

Alternative Economies and Spaces: New Perspectives for a Sustainable Economy (Global Studies) by Hans Zademach (Feb 15, 2014)

Education

Research and Education (Foundations of Education Studies) by Will Curtis, Mark Murphy and Sam Shields (Feb 7, 2014)

How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough (Jul 2, 2013)

The Absorbent Mind by Maria Montessori and John Chattin-McNichols (Oct 15, 1995)

My Vision on Education (Works by Zhu Yongxin on Education Series) by Zhu Yongxin (Feb 14, 2014)

World Culture Re-Contextualised: Meaning Constellations and Path-Dependencies in Comparative and International… by Jürgen Schriewer (Feb 3, 2014)

Energy

Energy, Environment, and Climate (Second Edition) by Richard Wolfson (Oct 17, 2011)

Energy: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth by Tom Butler, George Wuerthner and Richard Heinberg (Oct 16, 2012)

Renewable Energy: Power for a Sustainable Future, Second Edition by Godfrey Boyle (May 6, 2004)

The Renewable Energy Handbook, Revised Edition in Colour: The Updated Comprehensive Guide to Renewable Energy… by Kemp, William H. (Oct 1, 2009)

Renewable Energy: Sustainable Energy Concepts for the Energy Change by Roland Wengenmayr, Thomas B?hrke and William D. Brewer (Dec 26, 2012)

Renewable Energy Guide Book: Introduction To Popular Alternative Energy Options For A More Sustainable ‘Green’… by Norman J Stone and James Paris (Jan 14, 2014)

Family

Families, Schools, and Communities: Building Partnerships for Educating Children (6th Edition) by Patricia Scully, Chandler H. Barbour and Hilary Roberts-King (Feb 17, 2014)

The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century by David Laskin (Oct 15, 2013)

How to Feed a Family of 4 or More for Less than $200 a Month by Melissa ‘Liss’ Burnell (Jan 14, 2001)

Family and the Politics of Moderation: Private Life, Public Goods, and the Rebirth of Social Individualism by Lauren K. Hall (Feb 15, 2014)

Health (Public)

Public Health by Bernard J. Turnock (Jul 18, 2011)

Introduction To Public Health by Mary-Jane Schneider (Mar 6, 2013)

Public Health Nursing: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community, 8e by Marcia Stanhope RN DSN FAAN and Jeanette Lancaster RN PhD FAAN (Oct 11, 2011)

Epidemiology For Public Health Practice (Friis, Epidemiology for Public Health Practice) by Robert H. Friis and Thomas Sellers (Mar 8, 2013)

Immigration

They Take Our Jobs!: And 20 Other Myths about Immigration by Aviva Chomsky (Jun 1, 2007)

Illegal Immigration (Thinking Critically (Reference Point)) by Bonnie Szumski and Jill Karson (Feb 15, 2014)

Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution by Jeb Bush and Clint Bolick (Feb 11, 2014)

Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration by Ann Bausum (Apr 14, 2009)

Justice

Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do? by Michael J. Sandel (Aug 17, 2010)

Justice in the Modern World by V. M. Lebedev, T. Ia. Khabrieva and W.E. Butler (Feb 12, 2014)

Justice, Crime, and Ethics, Seventh Edition by Michael C. Braswell, Belinda R. McCarthy and Bernard J. McCarthy (Jan 18, 2007)

Security (national)

National Security Cultures: Patterns of Global Governance by Emil J. Kirchner and James Sperling (Jul 23, 2010)

National Security for a New Era (5th Edition) by Donald M. Snow (Jul 20, 2013)

National Security through a Cockeyed Lens: How Cognitive Bias Impacts U.S. Foreign Policy by Steve A. Yetiv (Oct 24, 2013)

Reducing Uncertainty: Intelligence Analysis and National Security by Thomas Fingar (Jul 20, 2011)

Society

Society: The Basics (11th Edition) by John J. Macionis (Oct 3, 2010)

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed: Revised Edition by Jared Diamond (Jan 4, 2011)

Society, Ethics, and Technology, Update Edition by Morton Winston and Ralph Edelbach (Jan 3, 2011)

What Makes Society Tick? by Don Billing and Hilary Theaker (Feb 2, 2014)

Society’s Collapse: A Long Road Ahead by Jeremy Lock (Jan 26, 2014)

Water

Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization by Steven Solomon (Jan 18, 2011)

The Nature of Water (Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology) by Natale Gaspare De Santo, Carmela Bisaccia and Rosa Maria De Santo (Jan 30, 2014)

Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World’s Most Vital Resource by David Sedlak (Jan 28, 2014)

Sustainable Water and Sanitation Services: The Life-Cycle Cost Approach to Planning and Management (Earthscan… by Livelihoods & Natural Resource Management Institute, Irc International Water & Sanitation Centre, Centre for Economic and Social Studies and Watershed Support Services & Activities Network (Jan 30, 2014)

The Atlas of Water, Second Edition: Mapping the World’s Most Critical Resource by Maggie Black, Jannet King and Candida Lacey (Oct 5, 2009)