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1 Donald E. Chambers Social Policy and Social Programs A Method for the Practical Public Policy Analyst
Allyn & Bacon 2000 0205291481 / 9780205291489 Third Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Trade PB; 0.82 x 9.25 x 6.97; 272 pages; This book details how to conceptualize, write and analyze social programs. Each chapter is easy to follow and begins with the contexts of social policy, historical and judicial background, goals and objectives and outcome measures. It is a usefull addition to any social worker's library. 
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2 Friedman, Thomas L. From Beirut to Jerusalem
Anchor 1995 0385413726 / 9780385413725 Paperback Good+ with no dust jacket 
Pages are yellowing. ; 1.4 x 7.9 x 5.2 Inches; 588 pages; Though written in 1995, Thomas Friedman's thought provoking insights into the Middle East crisis remain true and timely in the post 911 era. Thomas Friedman's understanding of the Middle East comes from his first hand journalistic world view of a region that is mysterious and elusive to most Americans even as America is inevitably and continuously drawn to it. 
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3 Friedman, Thomas L. The Lexus and the Olive Tree Understanding Globalization
Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1999 0374192030 / 9780374192037 First Edition; Ninth Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
1.4 x 6.4 x 9.4 in; 394 pages; Pulitzer price winning journalist, Thomas Friedman, brings anothe seminal work on the change from the Cold War to globalization. Just as the Cold War was depicted by the Berlin Wall, globalization is depicted by the world wide webb. Never again can a country or an individual make economic and geopolitical plans without taking into account the global village. The power of the world wide web continues to be seen in the recent revolutions of Egypt and Libya as well as in the economic changes of different coutries just as Friedman foreshadowed in this book. 
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4 John Naisbitt Global Paradox The Bigger the World Economy, the More Powerful its Small Players
William Morrow 1994 0688127916 / 9780688127916 Stated First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
9.75 x 0.75 x 6.50; 304 pages; John Naisbitt, author of the best selling book, Megatrends, once again treats us to his visionary comprehension of the world, its fast moving pace and the likely winners and losers of the new world. He writes about tourism as a corrollary of communications as a major factor in world markets, elevating third world economies because of our desire to see and experience them. He discusses China as an example. This is a FIRST EDITION and would make a great gift. 
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5 Larry Roth Political Frugality Geurrilla Economics for the Demonized, Devalued and Disenfranchised and Money Saving Tips for Everyone Else
Living Cheap Press 2005 0962522848 / 9780962522840 First Printing Paperback New with no dust jacket 
Trade PB; 5" x 0.25" x 8"; 124 pages; This book by Larry Roth masquerades as a political and social science book. What it really is, is an inspirational and motivational book on how one reclaims power by living simply and frugally and by understanding the life lesson of seemingly painful events. He writes his ideas in tongue in cheek manner which both amuses and inspires. 
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6 Newt Gingrich To Renew America
Harper Collins 1995 006017336X / 9780060173364 Stated First Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket; Near new condition. 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; Newt Gingrich writes about core values of citizenship for the renewal of America. He warns that unless we reestablish core values especially among the youth, of a moral cultural standard, our civilization is at risk. He warns of burgeoning governmant bureaucracy in a country that is too big and too diverse, moving away from a welfare state, on the moral obligation to balance the budget, and to reconnect with the youth. 
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7 Thomas L. Friedman The World is Flat A Brief History of the Twenty First History
Farrar, Straus & Giroux 4/18/2006 0374292795 / 9780374292799 Hardcover As New 
1.6 x 6.5 x 9.6 in; 600 pages; In this follow up of his second book, The Lexus and the Olive Tree, Thomas Friedman writes in The World Is Flat about the effects of technology on the individual and the different countries. Gloablization has grown in warp speed and which has flattened the world. No longer is an individual or a country an island unto itself but a member of a shrinking world where what happens to one affects the other. 
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