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  • Israeli Society in the Twenty-First Centuryby Calvin Goldscheider

    Brandeis University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    A data-based analysis of social life and social problems in contemporary Israel that draws a vivid portrait of a dynamic and rapidly changing society more...

  • Performing Noncitizenshipby Emma Cox

    Anthem Press 2015; US$ 99.00

    This exacting study examines the role that theatre, film and activism responsive to asylum seekers has played in the emergence of ?irregular? noncitizenship as a cornerstone idea in contemporary Australian political and social life. more...

  • Global Megatrendsby Stefan Hajkowicz

    CSIRO Publishing 2015; US$ 35.00

    A creative, entertaining and interesting treatise on the future of the world. more...

  • Citizenship Education and Migrant Youth in Chinaby Miao Li

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    In East Asian economies such as China, recent mass rural-urban migration has created a new urban underclass, as have their children. However, their inclusion in urban public schools is a surprisingly slow process, and youth identities in newly industrialized countries remain largely neglected. Faced with monetary and institutional barriers, the majority... more...

  • Examining Japan's Lost Decadesby Yoichi Funabashi; Barak Kushner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book examines five features of Japan?s ?Lost Decades?: the speed of the economic decline in Japan compared to Japan?s earlier global prowess; a rapidly declining population; considerable political instability and failed reform attempts; shifting balances of power in the region and changing relations with Asian neighbouring nations; and the lingering... more...

  • Strengthening Social Protection in East Asiaby Mukul G. Asher; Fukunari Kimura

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 156.00

    This book focuses on relatively unexplored areas in pension and health care arrangements, including financing, in East Asia. The book aims to fill the literature gap on social protection in East Asia by covering issues such as pension and health care arrangements in the depopulating high income countries of Japan and Korea; the challenges of the pay-out... more...

  • Bastards of Utopiaby Maple Razsa

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    Bastards of Utopia, the companion to a feature documentary film of the same name, explores the experiences and political imagination of young radical activists in the former Yugoslavia, participants in what they call alterglobalization or "globalization from below." Ethnographer Maple Razsa follows individual activists from the transnational protests... more...

  • Between Rhetoric and Realityby Munyaradzi Mawere; Samuel Awuah-Nyamekye

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 33.00

    Since time immemorial, indigenous peoples around the world have developed knowledge systems to ensure their continued survival in their respective territories. These knowledge systems have always been dynamic such that they could meet new challenges. Yet, since the so-called enlightenment period, these knowledges have been supplanted by the Western... more...

  • The Forest: An African Traditional Definitionby Ekpe Inyang

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 12.00

    The Forest: An African Traditional Definition is aimed at providing the conservationist with some basic ideas as to which cultural areas to explore (using a few African cultures?from some ecologically and culturally rich forest zones of Cameroon that has earned the description of Africa in miniature due to its diversity and representativeness of ecological... more...

  • The Rainy Seasonby Maggie Messitt

    University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Just across the northern border of a former apartheid-era homeland sits a rural community in the midst of change, caught between a traditional past and a western future, a racially charged history and a pseudo-democratic present. The Rainy Season , a work of engaging literary journalism, introduces readers to the remote bushveld community of Rooiboklaagte... more...