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  • Culturcide and Non-Identity across American Cultureby Daniel S. Traber

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 99.00

    This book is an examination of theories and practices of non-identity in American culture, one interested in seeing identity as varied, diffuse and distorted through subjects ranging from hip hop parodies to punk preppies to pachuco-ska; thus, the work itself crosses the lines of genre, medium and discipline. more...

  • Mafia Lifeby Federico Varese

    Profile Books 2017; US$ 13.31

    The Japanese Yakuza. The Chinese Triads. The Sicilian Cosa Nostra. The Calabrian N'Drangheta. The New York Mafia. The Russian Vory -v -Vakone. Today, mafias operate across the globe, with hundreds of thousands of members and billions of pounds in revenue. From Hong Kong to New York, these vast organisations spread their tentacles into politics,... more...

  • The Duchess: The Untold Storyby Penny Junor

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 20.44

    In her relationship with Charles that has survived for more than forty years, Camilla’s story has seen a great many myths. This book is the definitive account. more...

  • Sincereby Stephanie Davis

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 21.14

    From musical theatre star to Celebrity Big Brother diva, a member of the Loose Women family, Stephanie has packed a lot into her life for someone so young – and she's just getting started. Not shy about talking frankly about her experiences and publically wearing her heart on her sleeve, Stephanie has kept the nation hooked, but she's also become... more...

  • A Muslim Conspiracy in British India?by Chandra Mallampalli

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book explores how belief in a global conspiracy against the British Empire ignited local politics and schemes in southern India. more...

  • St Petersburgby Jonathan Miles

    Random House 2017; US$ 36.65

    From Peter the Great to Putin, this is the unforgettable story of St Petersburg – one of the most magical, menacing and influential cities in the world. St Petersburg has always felt like an impossible metropolis, risen from the freezing mists and flooded marshland of the River Neva on the western edge of Russia. It was a new capital in an old... more...

  • Economic Evaluation in Educationby Henry M. Levin; Patrick J. McEwan; Clive R. Belfield; A. Brooks Bowden; Robert D. Shand

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 54.00

    The past decade has seen increased attention to cost-effectiveness and benefit-cost analysis in education as administrators are being asked to accomplish more with the same or even fewer resources, philanthropists are keen to calculate their “return on investment” in social programs, and the general public is increasingly scrutinizing how resources... more...

  • Convicted and Condemnedby Keesha M. Middlemass

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 30.00

    Through the compelling words of former prisoners, Convicted and Condemned examines the lifelong consequences of a felony conviction. Felony convictions restrict social interactions and hinder felons’ efforts to reintegrate into society. The educational and vocational training offered in many prisons are typically not recognized by accredited educational... more...

  • Ways of Graceby James Blake; Carol Taylor

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 21.59

    Inspired by Arthur Ashe’s bestselling memoir Days of Grace , a collection of positive, uplifting stories of seemingly small acts of grace from across the sports world that have helped to bridge cultural and racial divides. Like many people of color, James Blake has experienced the effects of racism firsthand—publicly—first at the U.S. Open, and... more...

  • No Way! Okay, Fineby Brodie Lancaster

    Hachette Australia 2017; US$ 23.99

    A fresh new voice in Australian non-fiction, No Way! Okay, Fine. is a memoir from freelance journalist and editor Brodie Lancaster. Shortlisted for The Richell Prize for Emerging Writers 2015. more...