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  • Dissentby Ralph Young

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 33.95

    "Temple University historian Young ( Dissent in America ) delivers a doorstopper that few readers will ever want to misuse in such a manner; his clear and elegant style and a keen eye for good stories make it a page-turner...Young convincingly demonstrates that the history of the United States is inextricably linked to dissent and shows how 'protest... more...

  • Ethnographies of Grey Zones in Eastern Europeby Ida Harboe Knudsen; Martin Demant Frederiksen

    Anthem Press 2015; US$ 99.00

    Over the last two decades, Eastern European countries have experienced extensive changes in geo-political relocations and relations leading to everyday uncertainty. Based on ethnographic cases, this anthology explores how grey zones of governance, borders, relations and invisibilities affect everyday life in contemporary Eastern Europe. more...

  • Examining Japan's Lost Decadesby Yoichi Funabashi; Barak Kushner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book examines five features of Japan?s ?Lost Decades?: the speed of the economic decline in Japan compared to Japan?s earlier global prowess; a rapidly declining population; considerable political instability and failed reform attempts; shifting balances of power in the region and changing relations with Asian neighbouring nations; and the lingering... more...

  • Strengthening Social Protection in East Asiaby Mukul G. Asher; Fukunari Kimura

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 156.00

    This book focuses on relatively unexplored areas in pension and health care arrangements, including financing, in East Asia. The book aims to fill the literature gap on social protection in East Asia by covering issues such as pension and health care arrangements in the depopulating high income countries of Japan and Korea; the challenges of the pay-out... more...

  • Bastards of Utopiaby Maple Razsa

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

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  • The Rainy Seasonby Maggie Messitt

    University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    An independent narrative and immersion journalist, Maggie Messitt has spent the last decade reporting from inside underserved communities in southern Africa and middle America. Typically focused on complex issues through the lens of every day life, her work is deeply invested in rural regions, social justice, and environmental sustainability. A... more...

  • Protest Dialecticsby Paul Chang

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    Paul Chang is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Harvard University. Professor Chang's research focuses on Korean democratization and Christianity in Korea. more...

  • The Welfare of Nationsby James Bartholomew

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 24.78

    Why is unemployment so low in Switzerland but so high in Spain? Why is social housing more successful in Singapore than in France? Why do welfare states across the world function so differently to Britain?s? The twentieth century experienced an epochal war between capitalism and communism, but the real winner of the conflict, James Bartholomew argues,... more...

  • 1960s Counterculture: Documents Decodedby Jim Willis

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 79.00

    An era that changed America forever is analyzed through the words of those who led, participated in, and opposed the protest movements that made the 1960s a signature epoch in U.S. culture. more...

  • Why Women Need Quotasby Vicky Pryce; Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 7.29

    Vicky Pryce?s motorbike-riding mother wanted to study physics at university, but her family told her it was impossible for a woman. She was determined that her daughter would have the opportunities she hadn?t and the young Vicky went on to forge a glittering career as an economist, with high-profile posts spanning business, academia and government.... more...