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  • Governing Through Crimeby Jonathan Simon

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 19.99

    Across America today gated communities sprawl out from urban centers, employers enforce mandatory drug testing, and schools screen students with metal detectors. Social problems ranging from welfare dependency to educational inequality have been reconceptualized as crimes, with an attendant focus on assigning fault and imposing consequences. Even before... more...

  • Chemistry, Pharmacy and Revolution in France, 1777-1809by Jonathan Simon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95

    The story of the chemical revolution has usually been told by focusing on the small group of French chemists who championed Lavoisier's oxygen theory, or else his opponents. Such a perspective emphasises competing theories and interpretations of critical experiments. In contrast, this study traces the tradition of pharmacy as a professional pursuit... more...

  • Mass Incarceration on Trialby Jonathan Simon

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 25.95

    Once the home of the most progressive prison system in the United States, California has now become the most extreme example of mass incarceration since the 1980s. In this inspired and original work, prize-winning criminal justice author Jonathan Simon argues that California provides a crucial window for learning what has gone wrong with American... more...

  • A Companion to the History of the Bookby Jonathan Rose; Simon Eliot

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2008; US$ 195.00

    From the early Sumerian clay tablet through to the emergence of the electronic text, this Companion provides a continuous and coherent account of the history of the book. Makes use of illustrative examples and case studies of well-known texts Written by a group of expert contributors Covers topical debates, such as the nature of censorship and... more...

  • Evaluating and Standardizing Therapeutic Agents, 1890-1950by Christoph Gradmann; Jonathan Simon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    Following the testing of therapeutic sera, the quantified evaluation of a pharmaceutical's efficacy became a key feature of medicine in the twentieth century. The case studies in this volume offer comparisons across Europe, from the diphtheria antitoxin in the late 1800s to the introduction of the Salk polio vaccine in the 1950s. more...

  • A Companion to the History of the Bookby Simon Eliot; Jonathan Rose

    Wiley 2011; US$ 59.95

    From the early Sumerian clay tablet through to the emergence of the electronic text, this Companion provides a continuous and coherent account of the history of the book. Makes use of illustrative examples and case studies of well-known texts Written by a group of expert contributors Covers topical debates, such as the nature of censorship and... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Punishment and Societyby Jonathan Simon; Richard Sparks

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 75.00

    Bringing together contributions from internationally renowned names in the field, this engaging and lively handbook is a definitive resource to the controversial topic of punishment and society. more...

  • Non-Plan: Essays on Freedom, Participation and Change in Modern Architecture and Urbanismby Jonathan Hughes; Simon Sadler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Non-Plan explores ways of involving people in the design of their environments - a goal which transgresses political categories of 'right' and 'left'. Attempts to circumvent planning bureaucracy and architectural inertia have ranged from free-market enterprise zones, to self-build housing, and from squatting to sophisticated technologies of prefabrication.... more...

  • Emergence of Rus 750-1200, Theby Simon Franklin; Jonathan Shepard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    This eagerly awaited volume, the first of its kind by western scholars, describes the development amongst the diverse inhabitants of the immense landmass between the Carpathians and Urals of a political, economic and social nexus (underpinned by a common culture and, eventually, a common faith), out of which would emerge the future Russia, Ukraine... more...

  • Embracing Riskby Tom Baker; Jonathan Simon

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    For much of the twentieth century, industrialized nations addressed social problems, such as workers' compensation benefits and social welfare programs, in terms of spreading risk. But in recent years a new approach has emerged: using risk both as a way to conceive of and address social problems and as an incentive to reduce individual claims on collective... more...