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  • The Dynamics of Conflictby Bernard Mayer

    Wiley 2012; US$ 63.00 US$ 54.60

    Praise for the Second Edition of The Dynamics of Conflict "Mayer once again demonstrates his unique ability to weave theory and practice together with real-world examples—whether about warring nations or a family dispute—to help readers better understand both the fundamentals and nuances involved in working in the conflict arena. The Dynamics... more...

  • Sustainabilityby Jeremy L. Caradonna

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    An engaging primer of the history of the sustainability movement from the 1600s to the present day, illuminating how sustainability evolved from a relatively marginal idea to the centerpiece of international accords, a top priority for governments and non-profit organizations, and a philosophy of hope and resilience with widespread appeal. more...

  • Family Troubleby Ara Francis

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    In Family Trouble, a compelling portrait of upheaval in family life, sociologist Ara Francis tells the stories of middle-class men and women whose children face significant medical, psychological, or social challenges. Children?s problems, she finds, begin a chain of disruption that touches virtually every aspect of the parents? lives, leading them... more...

  • From Strength to Strengthby Pat Jewell; Prue Blackmore

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2004; US$ 49.95

    From Strength to Strength is a practical, new resource for facilitators who are looking for a positive and optimistic approach and want to build on the strengths parents bring to their role. It aims to enhance emotional wellbeing in all family members, through the sharing of information and the creation of supportive community networks for parents. more...

  • Soul Huntersby Rane Willerslev

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 19.96 US$ 15.97

    This is an insightful, highly original ethnographic interpretation of the hunting life of the Yukaghirs, a little-known group of indigenous people in the Upper Kolyma region of northeastern Siberia. Basing his study on firsthand experience with Yukaghir hunters, Rane Willerslev focuses on the practical implications of living in a "hall-of-mirrors"... more...

  • Doing Gender in Media, Art and Cultureby Rosemarie Buikema; Liedeke Plate; Kathrin Thiele

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture is an introductory text for students specialising in gender studies. The truly interdisciplinary and intergenerational approach bridges the gap between humanities and the social sciences, and it showcases the academic and social context in which gender studies has evolved. Complex contemporary phenomena such... more...

  • Tattoos on the Heartby Gregory Boyle

    Free Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    ?Destined to become a classic of both urban reportage and contemporary spirituality? ( Los Angeles Times )? Tattoos on the Heart is a series of parables about kinship and redemption from pastor, activist, and renowned speaker, Father Gregory Boyle. For twenty years, Father Gregory Boyle has run Homeboy Industries, a gang-intervention program located... more...

  • Collective Preference and Choiceby Shmuel Nitzan

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    A study of the classical aggregation problems that arise in social choice theory, voting theory, and group decision-making under uncertainty. more...

  • Reviving the Fourth Estateby Julianne Schultz

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 54.00 US$ 44.28

    This lively and accessible book analyses the role of journalism and the scope of its democratic purpose. more...

  • Our Schools Suckby Jeanne Theoharis; Gaston Alonso; Noel S. Anderson; Celina Su

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    "Our schools suck." This is how many young people of color call attention to the kind of public education they are receiving. In cities across the nation, many students are trapped in under-funded, mismanaged and unsafe schools. Yet, a number of scholars and of public figures like Bill Cosby have shifted attention away from the persistence of school... more...