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  • In the Shadow of Violenceby Douglass C. North; John Joseph Wallis; Steven B. Webb; Barry R. Weingast

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 32.00

    This book explains how political control of economic privileges is used to limit violence and coordinate coalitions of powerful organizations. more...

  • 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychologyby Scott O. Lilienfeld; Steven Jay Lynn; John Ruscio; Barry L. Beyerstein

    Wiley 2011; US$ 28.99

    50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology uses popular myths as a vehicle for helping students and laypersons to distinguish science from pseudoscience. Uses common myths as a vehicle for exploring how to distinguish factual from fictional claims in popular psychology Explores topics that readers will relate to, but often misunderstand, such as... more...

  • Environment and Social Theoryby John Barry

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 39.95

    Written in an accessible and jargon-free way, Environment and Social Theory examines: * the historical relationship between social theory and the environment *pre-Enlightenment and Enlightenment social theory and the environment * twentieth century social theory and the environment * economic theory and the environment * the relationship between ecology,... more...

  • Environment and Social Theoryby John Barry

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 59.95

    Written in an engaging and accessible manner by one of the leading scholars in his field, Environment and Social Theory , completed revised and updated with two new chapters, is an indispensable guide to the way in which the environment and social theory relate to one another. This popular text outlines the complex interlinking of the environment,... more...

  • Rethinking Green Politicsby John Barry

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 48.00

    Rethinking Green Politics offers a wide-ranging and critical analysis of the theoretical framework that underpins the values, principles and concerns of contemporary green politics. John Barry challenges the ecocentric and anarchistic traits of much green political ideology; proposes that we rethink green politics by refocusing attention away... more...

  • Special Editionby John Barry

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 120.99

    This is a challenging time to be an academic with an interest in either the economy or the environment: we are being deluged with an over-supply of bad news. From the evidence of accelerating climate change to the increasingly desperate policies of ‘fiscal stimulus’ and ‘quantitative easing’ it is difficult enough to keep up with... more...

  • The Politics of Actually Existing Unsustainabilityby John Barry

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 104.99

    Going against both the naive techno-optimism of 'greening business as usual' and a resurgent 'catastrophism' within green thinking and politics, The Politics of Unsustainability offers an analysis of the causes of unsustainability and diminished human flourishing. more...

  • Rising Tideby John M. Barry

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 20.00

    An American epic of science, politics, race, honor, high society, and the Mississippi River, Rising Tide tells the riveting and nearly forgotten story of the greatest natural disaster this country has ever known -- the Mississippi flood of 1927. The river inundated the homes of nearly one million people, helped elect Huey Long governor and made Herbert... more...

  • Comparative Youth Justiceby John Muncie; Barry Goldson

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 40.00

    `essential to all scholars of youth justice.' Professor Tim Newburn, London School of Economics and Political Science and President of the British Society of Criminology With contributions from leading commentators from 13 different countries, this carefully integrated edition comprises the most authoritive comparative analysis of international... more...

  • Genomes and What to Make of Themby Barry Barnes; John Dupré

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 15.00

    The announcement in 2003 that the Human Genome Project had completed its map of the entire human genome was heralded as a stunning scientific breakthrough: our first full picture of the basic building blocks of human life. Since then, boasts about the benefits?and warnings of the dangers?of genomics have remained front-page news, with everyone agreeing... more...