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- Encounter Books 2014; US$ 5.99
The controversy over inequality has gathered steam with the publication of Thomas Piketty?s new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century , a dense work of economic history that documents the rise of income inequality in recent decades and sets forth an agenda of taxation to deal with it. Piketty?s treatise has turned into a rallying point for those... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
Why did Tunisian protests following the self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi lead to a massive wave of uprisings across the entire Arab world? Who participated in those protests, and what did they hope to achieve? Why did some leaders fall in the face of popular mobilization while others found ways to survive? And what have been the lasting results... more...
- WND Books 2014; US$ 25.95
One hundred and two years ago Teddy Roosevelt split the Republican Party to advance his progressive agenda. Progressivism, or Big Government Republicanism, became the philosophy of the Republican Party's establishment elite. Fifty years ago conservatives began a battle for control of the party. Now is the time for conservatives to finish the job... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2014; US$ 13.95
Being a teen is hard enough without anxiety getting in the way. You are changing more than ever before, not just physically, but mentally. And if you suffer from panic attacks, chronic worry, and feelings of isolation, it can be very difficult to meet your goals and succeed. The good news is that there are real, powerful ways that you can take... more...
- Birlinn 2014; US$ 8.74
Along the coast of Fife, in villages like Culross and Pittenweem, historical markers and pamphlets now include the fact that some women were executed as witches within these burghs. Still the reality of what happened the night that Janet Cornfoot was lynched in the harbour is hard to grasp as one sits in the harbour of Pittenweem watching the fishing... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In this groundbreaking ethnography, Ruben Andersson, a gifted anthropologist and journalist, travels along the clandestine migration trail from Senegal and Mali to the Spanish North African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla. Through the voices of his informants, Andersson explores, viscerally and emphatically, how Europe?s increasingly powerful border... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Much analysis of state building focusses on dissecting specific projects and attempting to identify what has gone wrong in states such as Afghanistan and Iraq. What draws less attention is what has gone right in non-interventionist statebuilding projects within 'unrecognised states. By examining this model in more... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00
Environmental change is central to the global social policy challenges of the twenty-first century. This comprehensive Handbook brings together leading experts from around the world to address the most important questions and issues we face. How should welfare states adapt to environmental change? To what extent are the ecological and social policy... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00
How does one go about studying intuition - a complex,cross-disciplinary field, which is still developing? How canintuition be captured in situ? How can a researcher harness their ownintuition? This book uses method-related themes to help answer thesequestions and explore innovative developments in intuition research.The authors explore effects of cognitive... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 75.00
In this far-reaching work, Swen Hutter demonstrates the usefulness of studying both electoral politics and protest politics to better understand the impacts of globalization. Hutter integrates research on cleavage politics and populist parties in Western Europe with research on social movements. He shows how major new cleavages restructured protest... more...