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  • Women, Gender and Enlightenmentby Dr Barbara Taylor; Dr Sarah Knott

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 47.00

    Did women have an Enlightenment? This path-breaking volume of interdisciplinary essays by forty leading scholars provides a detailed picture of the controversial, innovative role played by women and gender issues in the age of light. more...

  • Ethics and Criminal Justiceby John Kleinig

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    This book shows students the main ethical questions that confront the criminal justice system, illustrated by a range of case studies. more...

  • Race and Religion Among the Chosen People of Crown Heightsby Henry Goldschmidt

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 26.95

              In the first major scholarly work to look beyond the sensationalized violence of August 1991, Henry Goldschmidt explores the everyday realities of Black-Jewish difference in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights. Drawing on two years of ethnographic fieldwork, he argues that collective identities like Blackness and Jewishness are... more...

  • Terrorism, Crime, and Public Policyby Brian Forst

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 52.00

    This textbook is a reference on current questions and topics about terrorism. more...

  • Victims, Crime and Societyby Pamela Davies; Peter Francis; Chris Greer

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 46.00

    'Focusing on key issues, themes and concepts within victimology, this edited collection provides an accessible and comprehensive critical analysis of crucial areas within victimisation. The main theories are related to, and integrated with, empirical research in an engaging style.' - Dr Anette Ballinger, Keele University 'This book achieves... more...

  • The Strange Career of Jim Crowby C. Vann Woodward; William S. McFeely

    Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 13.99

    C. Vann Woodward, who died in 1999 at the age of 91, was America's most eminent Southern historian, the winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Mary Chestnut's Civil War and a Bancroft Prize for The Origins of the New South. Now, to honor his long and truly distinguished career, Oxford is pleased to publish this special commemorative edition of Woodward's... more...

  • Welfare State Transformationsby Dr Martin Seeleib-Kaiser

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 34.50

    This edited volume provides fresh empirical evidence of far reaching welfare state transformations in Europe and Japan that have changed the boundaries of the 'public' and 'private' domain within the mixed economies of welfare. Various modes of policy intervention are investigated, providing a nuanced account of reforms in the past decade. more...

  • Sexby Alastair J. L. Blanshard

    Wiley 2015; US$ 43.95

    Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity examines the impact that sexual fantasies about the classical world have had on modern Western culture.  Offers a wealth of information on sex in the Greek and Roman world Correlates the study of classical sexuality with modern Western cultures Identifies key influential themes in the evolution... more...

  • Worse Than Slaveryby David M. Oshinsky

    Free Press 1997; US$ 15.95

    The brutal conditions and inhuman treatment of African-Americans in Southern prisons has been immortalized in blues songs and in such movies as Cool Hand Luke. Now, drawing on police and prison records and oral histories, David M. Oshinsky presents an account of Mississippi?s notorious Parchman Farm; what it tells us about our past is well worth remembering... more...

  • 8 Ball Chicksby Gini Sikes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    "What stays with the reader is the fear and despair that lie at the bottom of these girls' seeming hearts of stone...Sikes's generous reporting gives voice to young women...who think they  must pass through violence on the road to self respect."-- Elle "Describes an American landscape as strange and harrowing and important as any I know of.  Gini... more...