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This Week’s New Books

Varieties of Sovereignty and Citizenship
Varieties of Sovereignty and Citizenship

Edited by Sigal R. Ben-Porath and Rogers M. Smith

352 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4456-4 | $79.95 | £52.00

Ebook 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0748-4 | $79.95 | £52.00

A volume in the Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism series

"Excellent, engaging, and enriching, the essays of Varieties of Sovereignty and Citizenship pursue a wide spectrum of political and methodological approaches to address the state of the national state in the current globalizing moment."–Linda S. Bosniak, Rutgers School of Law-Camden

A broad range of scholars from different disciplines reflect on the likely transformation of the world away from the absolute sovereignty of independent nation-states to the proliferation of varieties of plural citizenship, and on the emergence of possible new forms of allegiance.

Women Warriors for AllahNow in Paperback

Women Warriors for Allah: An Islamist Network in the Netherlands

Janny Groen and Annieke Kranenberg. Translated by Robert Naborn. Foreword by Marc Sageman

280 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4235-5 | $75.00 | £49.00

Paper 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2233-3 | $29.95 | £19.50

Dutch investigative journalists Janny Groen and Annieke Kranenberg offer an indispensable corrective to the conventional view that Muslim women in jihad are either pacifist nurturers who steer their husbands and brothers away from violence or passive bystanders who play a mere supporting role in networks run by domineering men.

Preparing Today's Students for Tomorrow's Jobs in Metropolitan America
Preparing Today's Students for Tomorrow's Jobs in Metropolitan America

Edited by Laura W. Perna

328 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 illus.

Cloth 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4453-3 | $65.00 | £42.50

Ebook 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0843-6 | $65.00 | £42.50

A volume in the City in the Twenty-First Century series

Written by researchers in education and urban policy, this volume offers useful insights into how to provide urban workers with the educational qualifications they need for real world jobs.

Sound, Space, and the CityNow in Paperback

Sound, Space, and the City: Civic Performance in Downtown Los Angeles

Marina Peterson

200 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 illus.

Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4234-8 | $39.95 | £26.00

Paper 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2236-4 | $22.50 | £15.00

Ebook 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0770-5 | $22.50 | £15.00

A volume in the City in the Twenty-First Century series

In Sound, Space, and the City, Marina Peterson explores the processes—from urban renewal to the performance of ethnicity and the experiences of audiences—through which civic space is created at music performances in downtown Los Angeles.

Asymmetric Autonomy and the Settlement of Ethnic ConflictsNow in Paperback

Asymmetric Autonomy and the Settlement of Ethnic Conflicts

Edited by Marc Weller and Katherine Nobbs

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 illus.

Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4230-0 | $59.95 | £39.00

Paper 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2238-8 | $29.95 | £19.50

Ebook 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0575-6 | $29.95 | £19.50

A volume in the National and Ethnic Conflict in the 21st Century series

"A useful collection of articles that analyses issues of autonomy and asymmetry from a multi-dimensional perspective."–International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

This collection of new case studies assesses the ability of asymmetrical autonomy agreements to resolve violent struggles between central governments and separatist groups within their borders.

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