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  • The Triumph of the Political Classby Peter Oborne

    Simon & Schuster UK 2014; US$ 15.99

    Both an extension of and a companion to his acclaimed exposé of political mendacity, THE RISE OF POLITICAL LYING, Peter Oborne's new book reveals in devastating fashion just how far we have left behind us the idea of people going into politics for that quaint reason, to serve the public. Notions of the greater good and "putting something back" now... more...

  • Inequality and the 1%by Danny Dorling

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 19.95

    Since the great recession hit in 2008, the 1% has only grown richer while the rest find life increasingly tough. The gap between the haves and the have-nots has turned into a chasm. While the rich have found new ways of protecting their wealth, everyone else has suffered the penalties of austerity. But inequality is more than just economics. Being... more...

  • Wounded to Deathby Serena Dandini

    RCS Libri 2014; US$ 9.99

    The voices too many women have lost; the dreams too many men have destroyed In these monologues originally written for theatrical performance, women who were victims of murder regain their voices to tell their truths. One woman, her body unceremoniously dumped in a well by her husband, laments the police force?s halfhearted investigation of her... more...

  • Wounding the Worldby Joanna Bourke

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; Not Available

    Wars are frequently justified 'in our name'. Militarist values and practices co-opt us, permeating our language, invading our dream space, entertaining us at the movies or in front of game consoles. Our taxes pay for those war machines. Our loved ones are killed and maimed. With killing now an integral part of the entertainment industry in video games... more...

  • The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peaceby Jeff Hobbs

    Scribner 2014; Not Available

    A heartfelt, and riveting biography of the short life of a talented young African-American man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets?and of one?s own nature?when he returns home. When author Jeff Hobbs arrived at Yale University, he became fast friends with the man who would be his college... more...

  • The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peaceby Jeff Hobbs

    Scribner 2014; Not Available

    A heartfelt, and riveting biography of the short life of a talented young African-American man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets?and of one?s own nature?when he returns home. When author Jeff Hobbs arrived at Yale University, he became fast friends with the man who would be his college... more...

  • The Piperby Danny Weston

    Andersen 2014; US$ 9.53

    He who pays the piper calls the tune. When Peter and his little sister, Daisy, are evacuated from London to the countryside, they find themselves on an isolated farm in the middle of a treacherous marshland. As Daisy gets drawn deeper into the secrets of their new home, Peter starts to realise that something very sinister is going on.... more...

  • Wounding the Worldby Joanna Bourke

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 33.43

    Wars are frequently justified 'in our name'. Militarist values and practices co-opt us, permeating our language, invading our dream space, entertaining us at the movies or in front of game consoles. Our taxes pay for those war machines. Our loved ones are killed and maimed. With killing now an integral part of the entertainment industry in video... more...

  • Wounding the Worldby Joanna Bourke

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; Not Available

    Wars are frequently justified 'in our name'. Militarist values and practices co-opt us, permeating our language, invading our dream space, entertaining us at the movies or in front of game consoles. Our taxes pay for those war machines. Our loved ones are killed and maimed. With killing now an integral part of the entertainment industry in video... more...

  • Studying Youth, Media and Gender in Post-Liberalisation Indiaby Nadja-Christina Schneider; Fritzi Titzmann

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 46.07

    This volume aims to look both at as well as beyond the ?Delhi Gang Rape? through the lens of Indian Media Studies. The editors consider it a critical event, or rather critical media event that needs to be contextualized within a rapidly changing, diversifying and globalizing Indian society which is as much confronted with new ruptures, asymmetries... more...