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  • A Kingdom of Their Ownby Joshua Partlow

    Simon & Schuster UK 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 19.50

    The Afghan war will be remembered for its politics more than its combat. There were few, if any, major battles. The longest war in American history has left 1,800 U.S. troops dead, fewer than half the number killed in Iraq. The violence is mostly confined to the farmlands, deserts, and mountains, playing out in small ambushes, hit-and-run attacks,... more...

  • The War on Womenby Sue Lloyd Roberts

    Simon & Schuster UK 2016; US$ 25.99 US$ 17.99

    Sue Lloyd-Roberts joined ITN in 1973 as a news trainee, she went on to become the UK's first female video-journalist, reporting alone from the bleak outposts of the former Soviet Union and China. With a 30-year-long career in human-rights journalism, she has travelled the globe and witnessed the worst atrocities inflicted on women. Observing first-handthe... more...

  • A Banquet of Consequencesby Satyajit Das

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 14.38

    A Banquet of Consequences is a lively exploration by financial expert Satyajit Das on why, following the global credit crunch, the world is entering a period of prolonged economic stagnation, and what that means for all of us. The factors that caused the Global Financial Crisis of 2008 have not been addressed, notes Satyajit Das in this brilliantly... more...

  • The SAGE Encyclopedia of World Povertyby Mehmet A. Odekon

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 600.00 US$ 510.00

    The SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty, Second Edition addresses the persistence of poverty across the globe while updating and expanding the landmark work, Encyclopedia of World Poverty , originally published in 2006 prior to the economic calamities of 2008. For instance, while continued high rates of income inequality might be unsurprising in... more...

  • Body Countby Peter Gill

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 10.65

    With 20 million dead and another 40 million infected, AIDS is the world's worst epidemic, but the catastrophe could have been prevented. This book shows how millions could have been saved and many millions more infections could have been prevented if the world had responded properly to the crisis. Peter Gill reveals how politicians and religious leaders... more...

  • Violence in Capitalismby James A. Tyner

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 55.00

    What, James Tyner asks, separates the murder of a runaway youth from the death of a father denied a bone-marrow transplant because of budget cuts? Moving beyond our culture?s reductive emphasis on whether a given act of violence is intentional?and may therefore count as deliberate murder?Tyner interrogates the broader forces that produce violence.... more...

  • Guns and Contemporary Society: The Past, Present, and Future of Firearms and Firearm Policy [3 volumes]by Glenn Utter

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 163.00

    Recent mass shootings have led to renewed calls for additional legislation at the state and federal levels to address gun access and control. In this hard-hitting compilation, experts delve into various aspects of firearms in America?from gun control and gun rights to militia movements, to school-related shootings, and to the recent trends in gun... more...

  • The Forgotten Peopleby Damien Freeman; Shireen Morris

    Melbourne University Publishing 2016; Not Available

    The Forgotten People challenges the assumption that constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians is a project of the left in Australia.It demonstrates that there may be a set of reforms that can achieve the change sought by indigenous leaders, while addressing the critical concerns of constitutional conservatives and classical liberals. More... more...

  • How the Drug War Ruins American Livesby Arthur Benavie

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 37.00

    Unique in its perspective, this eye-opening book looks at the drug war as a rights issue and concludes that Americans' civil liberties are clearly being violated. The volume proceeds from two premises: that over the past 30 years, America's War on Drugs has done more harm than good; and that if the United States is going to reform the criminal justice... more...

  • The Politics of Unemployment in Europeby Marco Giugni

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book offers a state-of-the-art discussion of the political issues surrounding unemployment in Europe. Its unique combination offers both a policy and institutional perspective, whilst studying the viewpoint of individual civil society members engaging in collective action on the issue of joblessness. It is the result of Marco Giugni?s three year... more...