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  • Care Workby Madonna Harrington Meyer

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    Care Work is a collection of original essays on the complexities of providing care. These essays emphasize how social policies intersect with gender, race, and class to alternately compel women to perform care work and to constrain their ability to do so. Leading international scholars from a range of disciplines provide a groundbreaking analysis... more...

  • Alone Togetherby Sherry Turkle

    Basic Books 2011; US$ 17.50

    A wake-up call from a cyber-expert: our use of technology is fueling disturbing levels of isolation, leaving us incapable of distinguishing between true human connection and digital communication more...

  • Effective Police Supervision STUDY GUIDEby Larry S. Miller; Michael C. Braswell

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 23.95

    Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is positioned to be the core text in college-level classes on supervisory practices in criminal justice and will provide students with an understanding of the group behaviors and organizational... more...

  • Global Outlawsby Carolyn Nordstrom

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 31.95

    Carolyn Nordstrom explores the pathways of global crime in this stunning work of anthropology that has the power to change the way we think about the world. To write this book, she spent three years traveling to hot spots in Africa, Europe, Asia, and the United States investigating the dynamics of illegal trade around the world?from blood diamonds... more...

  • The Encyclopaedia of Liars and Deceiversby Roelf Bolt; Andy Brown

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 30.00

    George Washington may never have told a lie, but he may be the only person?our history is littered with liars, deceivers, fraudsters, counterfeiters, and unfaithful lovers.  The Encyclopaedia of Liars and Deceivers  gathers 150 of them, each entry telling the intriguing tale of the liar?s motives and the people who fell for the lies.   To collect... more...

  • Ireland and the Politics of Changeby William J. Crotty; David A. Schmitt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Ireland and the Politics of Change provides a timely assessment of the fundamental changes that have occurred in Irish society over the last several decades from the standpoint of their political significance. There is a particular concern with the leadership role of government and other political institutions in stimulating, managing and responding... more...

  • Longue Durée of the Far-Rightby Richard Saull; Alexander Anievas; Neil Davidson; Adam Fabry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    This volume brings together a number of international scholars to offer an original analysis of far-right movements and politics, challenging the existing literature through a very different methodological and theoretical perspective. The approach offered here is that of ? longue durée ? analysis, whereby the far-right is understood as an evolving... more...

  • State of Crisisby Zygmunt Bauman; Carlo Bordoni

    Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95

    Today we hear much talk of crisis and comparisons are often made with the Great Depression of the 1930s, but there is a crucial difference that sets our current malaise apart from the 1930s: today we no longer trust in the capacity of the state to resolve the crisis and to chart a new way forward. In our increasingly globalized world, states have been... more...

  • Why Cultural Studiesby Gilbert B. Rodman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    Why Cultural Studies? is a rallying call for a reinvigoration of the project of cultural studies that provides a critical analysis of its meteoric rise to the academic fore and makes a convincing argument for the pressing need for a renewed investment in, and re-evaluation of, its core ideals. Rodman argues that there are valuable lessons we can... more...

  • Representing "U"by Pauline J. Reynolds

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    From the magazines and newspapers of the mid-1800s to movies and apps of the twenty-first century, popular culture and media in the United States provide prolific representations of higher education. This report positions artifacts of popular culture as pedagogic texts able to (mis)educate viewers and consumers regarding the purpose, values, and people... more...