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On the Evolution of the Family

by History of Scientific Knowledge & Herbert Spencer Lm Publishers (August 17, 2017)

This book based on the work of Herbert Spencer and published by the collection “History of Scientific Knowledge”, deals with the evolution of the family and analyses the contrast between the principle of...


Towards Corporeal Cosmopolitanism

by Anjana Raghavan Rowman & Littlefield International (August 16, 2017)

An articulation of any kind of global understanding of belonging, or ways of cosmopolitan life, requires a constant engagement with vulnerability, especially in a world that is so deeply wounded by subjugation,...


Becoming a Movement

by Priska Daphi Rowman & Littlefield International (August 16, 2017)

Social movement scholars have become increasingly interested in the role of stories in contentious politics. Stories may facilitate the mobilization of activists and strengthen the resonance of their claims...


Ecofeminism as Politics

by Ariel Salleh, Professor John Clark & Vandana Shiva Zed Books (August 15, 2017)

Ecofeminism as Politics is now a classic, being the first work to offer a joined-up framework for green, socialist, feminist and postcolonial thinking, showing how these have been held back by conceptual confusions...


The Internet and the 2016 Presidential Campaign

by Terri L. Towner, Jody C. Baumgartner, Caroline Lego Muñoz & Bethany A. Conway-Silva et al. Lexington Books (August 15, 2017)

The Internet and the 2016 Presidential Campaign comprehensively examines how candidates, campaigns, and others used social media and the Internet throughout the 2016 election.


Against Colonization and Rural Dispossession

by Dip Kapoor Zed Books (August 15, 2017)

Under the guise of 'development', a globalizing capitalism has continued to cause poverty through dispossession and the exploitation of labour across the Global South. This process has been met with varied forms...


Myanmar's Enemy Within

by Francis Wade Zed Books (August 15, 2017)

For decades Myanmar has been portrayed as a case of good citizen versus bad regime – men in jackboots maintaining a suffocating rule over a majority Buddhist population beholden to the ideals of non-violence...


Rogue Spooks

by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann St. Martin's Press (August 15, 2017)

In Rogue Spooks, bestselling authors Dick Morris and Eileen McGann uncover the facts behind allegations of foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election. This groundbreaking exposé will leave readers questioning...


Usurping Suicide

by Professor Suman Gupta, Milena Katsarska, Theodoros A. Spyros & Mike Hajimichael Zed Books (August 15, 2017)

Can an individual act of suicide be socially significant, or does it present too many imponderable features?

This book examines suicide like no other. Unconcerned with the individual dispositions that lead a...


Mobility between Africa, Asia and Latin America

by Ute Röschenthaler & Alessandro Jedlowski Zed Books (August 15, 2017)

  • A comprehensive and far-reaching study of South-South mobility, one of the key emerging areas of research within the social sciences.
  • Incorporates a diverse array of original case studies and rich empirical detail...


Good Booty

by Ann Powers Dey Street Books (August 15, 2017)

In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR’s acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions...


Arcticness

by Ilan Kelman UCL Press (August 14, 2017)

Climate change and globalisation are opening up the Arctic for exploitation by the world – or so we are told. But what about the views, interests and needs of the peoples who live in the region? This volume...


Race and Ethnicity in English Language Teaching

by Christopher Joseph Jenks Multilingual Matters (August 14, 2017)

This book examines racism and racialized discourses in the ELT profession in South Korea. The book is informed by a number of different critical approaches to race and discourse, and the discussions contained...


No Go Zones

by Raheem Kassam & Nigel Farage Regnery Publishing (August 14, 2017)

Are "No Go Zones"—neighborhoods in the United States and Europe where Sharia law reigns and police are unwelcome—a myth? Or are there really sections of Western cities and towns where radical Islamism has...


New Migration Realities

by Maeve Glavey Policy Network (August 08, 2017)

Immigration to the UK has been growing in recent years, reaching its highest level on record in 2016. As the figures have increased, so have popular concerns about pressure on public services and the impact...


City of Strangers

by Andrew M. Gardner ILR Press (August 08, 2017)

In City of Strangers, Andrew M. Gardner explores the everyday experiences of workers from India who have migrated to the Kingdom of Bahrain. Like all the petroleum-rich states of the Persian Gulf, Bahrain hosts...


Life in Code

by Ellen Ullman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 08, 2017)

The never-more-necessary return of one of our most vital and eloquent voices on technology and culture, the author of the seminal Close to the Machine

The last twenty years have brought us the rise of the internet,...


Walker Percy and the Politics of the Wayfarer

by Brian A. Smith Lexington Books (August 04, 2017)

Walker Percy and the Politics of the Wayfarer is the first sustained treatment of Percy as a political thinker. The book argues that Percy provides a distinctive approach to politics, one that might allow us...


Materialism and Social Inquiry in the Continental Tradition in Philosophy

by Andrew M. Koch Lexington Books (August 04, 2017)

This book examines the evolution of materialism within the continental tradition in philosophy. After building a model of materialism, it shows how the writings of Kant, Marx, Weber, and Nietzsche have contributed...


The 50 Greatest Prehistoric Sites of the World

by Barry Stone Icon Books Ltd (August 03, 2017)

Humanity’s written history stretches back only 5,000 years, a mere blip on the timeline of our existence. If you want to know what it really means to be fully human, to see the whole story, you need to go...


The Southern Handbook

by David Wragg The History Press (August 01, 2017)

The Southern Railway may not have been the most glamorous of the ‘Big Four’ companies that emerged from the grouping of 1923, but it was the great innovator. In the 1930s the Southern pioneered the first...


The GWR Handbook

by David Wragg The History Press (August 01, 2017)

For many the GWR was synonymous with holidays by the sea in the West Country, but it was built to serve as a fast railway line to London, especially for the merchants and financiers of Bristol. Its operations...


The Emoji Code

by Vyvyan Evans Picador (August 01, 2017)

Drawing from disciplines as diverse as linguistics, cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience, The Emoji Code explores how emojis are expanding communication and not ending it.

For all the handwringing...


Families in America

by Susan L. Brown University of California Press (August 01, 2017)

In this accessible, engaging, and up-to-date course book, Susan Brown employs ethnographic vignettes and demographic data to introduce students to twenty-first century perspectives of contemporary families. ...


Constructions of Terrorism

by Michael Stohl, Dr. Richard Burchill & Scott Howard Englund University of California Press (August 01, 2017)

Discussions about the meaning of terrorism are enduring in everyday language, government policy, news reporting and international politics.  Disagreements about both the definition and the class of violent...


Global Africa

by Dorothy Hodgson & Judith Byfield University of California Press (August 01, 2017)

Global Africa is a striking, original volume that disrupts traditional narratives that frame our discussion of Africa, complicating conventional views of the region as a place of violence, despair, and victimhood. ...


Unprepared

by Andrew Lakoff University of California Press (August 01, 2017)

Recent years have witnessed an upsurge in global health emergencies—from SARS to pandemic influenza to Ebola to Zika. Each of these occurrences has sparked calls for improved health preparedness. This book...


The Global Turn

by Eve Darian-Smith & Philip C. McCarty University of California Press (August 01, 2017)

Deploying interdisciplinary theoretical perspectives that speak to interconnected global dimensions is critical if one’s work is to remain relevant and applicable to the emerging global-scale issues of our...


Becoming Diasporically Moroccan

by Lauren Wagner Multilingual Matters (July 31, 2017)

Questions persist about post-migrant generations and their sense of belonging in one homeland or another. As descendants of migrants, ‘second’ and further generations often struggle to establish an unproblematic...


A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals

by Morley D. Glicken Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 31, 2017)

Straightforward and concise, the second edition of A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals offers students and professionals practical tools to improve their writing. In his animated and highly accessible...


The Riggs War, 1913 to 1916

by Paul Ryscavage Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (July 31, 2017)

In 1913, President Woodrow Wilson opened the nation’s door to an era of reform. To help him, he brought to Washington men imbued with a progressive spirit—and in some, grudges as well!

Before work on reforms...


The Big Lie

by Dinesh D'Souza Regnery Publishing (July 31, 2017)

The explosive new book from Dinesh D'Souza, author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Hillary's America, America, and Obama's America.

What is "the big lie" of the Democratic Party? That conservatives—and...


Thinking about Technology: How the Technological Mind Misreads Reality

by Gil Germain Lexington Books (July 28, 2017)

This book illustrates the centrality of technological thought and action to today’s world and offers a critique of technology as its dominant organizing principle. Germain exposes the flaw in the technological...


The Knife Went In

by Theodore Dalrymple Gibson Square (July 28, 2017)

More than half a century ago, George Orwell wrote an essay about the decline of the English murder. Since the 1990s, Theodore Dalrymple has witnessed its modern variety in real life. For over a quarter of a...


Nordic Ways

by Debra Cagan & András Simonyi Center for Transatlantic Relations SAIS (July 25, 2017)

The project Nordic Ways is a book of short insightful essays written by distinguished authors from all five countries representing a broad spectrum of Nordic life. The project features an impressive and august...


Flexible Work Arrangements

by Lisa Fisher Lexington Books (July 25, 2017)

Organizations and U.S. workers across the life course indicate increased interest in flexible work arrangements. More organizations have flexibility on the books, but rates of utilization remain low, and both...


Conflict Resolution: An Introduction to Third Party Intervention

by S. I. Keethaponcalan Lexington Books (July 21, 2017)

This book tackles core elements of conflict resolution practice and third party intervention. It provides in-depth analysis of such third party methods as mediation, arbitration, hybrid procedures, problem solving...


Unstable Ground

by Alex Alvarez Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 21, 2017)

Unstable Ground looks at the human impact of climate change and its potential to provoke some of the most troubling crimes against humanity—ethnic conflict, war, and genocide. Alex Alvarez provides an essential...


Being Unequal

by Peter L. Callero Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 21, 2017)

We may think we control our own destinies, but who we are, how we think, what we feel, and how we act are shaped by multiple, intersecting identities that have different amounts of power and value in our society....


Impossible is a Dare: Fighting for a world free from slavery

by Ben Cooley SPCK (July 20, 2017)

Ben Cooley was just 26 years old when he booked Birmingham's NEC Arena. He didn't have the first idea about putting on a major event. He didn't have a strategy, he didn't have the funds. But he did a have vision;...


Ants Among Elephants

by Sujatha Gidla Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 18, 2017)

The stunning true story of an untouchable family who become teachers, and one, a poet and revolutionary

Like one in six people in India, Sujatha Gidla was born an untouchable. While most untouchables are illiterate,...


Media Power in Indonesia

by Ross Tapsell Rowman & Littlefield International (July 18, 2017)

Indonesia is undergoing a process of rapid change, with an affluent middle class due to hit 141 million people by 2020. While official statistics suggest that internet penetration is low, over 70 million Indonesians...


Gender in the Twenty-First Century

by Shannon N. Davis University of California Press (July 18, 2017)

How far have we really progressed toward gender equality in the United States? The answer is, “not far enough.” This engaging and accessible work, aimed at students studying gender and social inequality, provides...


The Other Side of Assimilation

by Tomas Jimenez University of California Press (July 18, 2017)

The immigration patterns of the last three decades have profoundly changed nearly every aspect of life in the United States. What do those changes mean for the most established Americans—those whose families...


Fake Science

by Austin Ruse Regnery Publishing (July 17, 2017)

If you listen to any political argument, you're eventually bound to hear something like: "The science is settled on this." Or: "Just look at the statistics!" Or: "There have been studies that say..."

You'd think...


Eurasia's Shifting Geopolitical Tectonic Plates

by Alexandros Petersen & S. Frederick Starr Lexington Books (July 16, 2017)

This anthology of articles, short studies, and interviews by Alexandros Petersen were written over the span of ten years, starting in 2004. Yet they are even more relevant today in their prescient analysis....


Maid to Order in Hong Kong

by Nicole Constable Cornell University Press (July 15, 2017)

From reviews of the first edition:

"This ethnography is an indisputable contribution to both Asian studies and anthropology and a pioneering work in the field of transnational migration studies. I strongly recommend...


Employing the Enemy

by Matthew Vickery Zed Books (July 15, 2017)

  • In the wake of the most recent Israel-Gaza conflict, Israel has initiated a new wave of settlement building in the West Bank, and so the subject is likely to remain highly topical for some time.
  • The first book...


Haiti Will Not Perish

by Michael Deibert Zed Books (July 15, 2017)

  • A provocative account of what is perhaps the most controversial ‘peacekeeping’ mission in the UN’s history (see for example, the local and international outcry which followed revelations that UN peacekeepers...


Congo's Violent Peace

by Kris Berwouts Zed Books (July 15, 2017)

  • Congo remains a huge, important and often controversial topic of interest to a wide scholarly and policy readership.

  • The first book to comprehensively deal with hitherto under-reported post-'Congo Wars' developments,...