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  • Rural Planning in Developing Countriesby David Dent; Olivier Dubois; Barry Dalal-Clayton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.50

    This book provides an international perspective on rural planning, focused on developing countries. It examines conventional development planning and innovative local planning approaches, drawing together lessons from recent experience of rural planning and land use. The authors examine past and current practice and ways that land use planning and... more...

  • Urban Planning in a Changing Worldby Robert Freestone

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 180.00

    Urban planning in today's world is inextricably linked to the processes of mass urbanization and modernization which have transformed our lives over the last hundred years. Written by leading experts and commentators from around the world, this collection of original essays will form an unprecedented critical survey of the state of urban planning at... more...

  • Michel Foucaultby Clare O'Farrell

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 75.00

    Michel Foucault's work is one of the most influential sources of ideas in the humanities and social sciences today. Clare O'Farrell offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to Foucault's enormous, diverse and challenging output. Her book provides a range of practical tools and a reference work for readers who wish to understand and apply... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 57.00

    '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...

  • Contemporary State Terrorismby Richard Jackson; Eamon Murphy; Scott Poynting

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This volume aims to ?bring the state back into terrorism studies? and fill the notable gap that currently exists in our understanding of the ways in which states employ terrorism as a political strategy of internal governance or foreign policy. Within this broader context, the volume has a number of specific aims. First, it aims to make the argument... more...

  • The History of Terrorismby Gérard Chaliand; Arnaud Blin

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    This authoritative work provides an essential perspective on terrorism by offering a rare opportunity for analysis and reflection at a time of ongoing violence, chilling threats, and renewed reprisals. In it, some of the best international specialists working on the subject today examine terrorism's long and complex history from antiquity to the present... more...

  • Fast Livesby Claire Sterk

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    Providing insight into drug use from the point of view of female users, this book tells of the complex lives, challenges, and choices of women who use crack cocaine. While popular images of these women present them simply as unreliable individuals, unfit mothers, and women who will do almost anything for crack, Claire Sterk's years of ethnographic... more...

  • Confronting Suburban Poverty in Americaby Elizabeth Kneebone; Alan Berube

    Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 24.00

    It has been nearly a half century since President Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty. Back in the 1960s tackling poverty "in place" meant focusing resources in the inner city and in rural areas. The suburbs were seen as home to middle- and upper-class families?affluent commuters and homeowners looking for good schools and safe communities in which... more...

  • Critical Rationalism and Globalizationby Masoud Mohammadi Alamuti

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    Critical Rationalism and Globalization addresses how the access to critical reason enables people to shape a new social order on a global scale. This book demonstrates how the philosophy of critical rationalism contributes to the sociology of Globalization, through uncovering the role of critical reason in arriving at an agreement on common values... more...

  • Global Movementsby Kevin McDonald

    Wiley 2015; US$ 88.95

    Over the past decade we have witnessed the extraordinary rise of new global movements that throw into question the way we think about culture, power and action in a globalizing world. Examines three of the most significant global social movements of the last decade: anti-globalization, new Islamic movements, and the Falun Gong in China. Explores... more...