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When Government FailsThe Orange County Bankruptcy

When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy

Mark Baldassare

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214859
eISBN:
9780520921368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214859.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

When Orange County, California, filed for Chapter 9 protection on December 6, 1994, it became the largest municipality in United States history to declare bankruptcy. Providing a comprehensive ... More

Women in Blue HelmetsGender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit

Women in Blue Helmets: Gender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit

Lesley J. Pruitt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290600
eISBN:
9780520964716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290600.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book tells the story of the first all-female formed police unit (FFPU) deployed in UN peacekeeping. The 105 members of this FFPU were recruited from India’s Central Reserve Police Force, a ... More

Writing ImmigrationScholars and Journalists in Dialogue

Writing Immigration: Scholars and Journalists in Dialogue

Marcelo Suarez-Orozco (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267176
eISBN:
9780520950207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267176.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book presents a unique interplay of leading scholars and journalists working on the contentious topic of immigration. The chapters reflect on how hard it is to write about one of the defining ... More

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