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  • Boston Strongby Casey Sherman; Dave Wedge; Martin J. Walsh

    ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2015; US$ 14.99

    The story of the Boston Marathon bombing through the eyes of those most intimately affected more...

  • The Age of Dignityby Ai-jen Poo

    New Press, The 2015; US$ 25.95

    By 2035, 11.5 million Americans will be over the age of eighty-five, more than double today?s 5 million, living longer than ever before. To enable all of us to age with dignity and security in the face of this coming Age Wave, our society must learn to value the care of our elders. The process of building a culture that supports care is a key component... more...

  • Megaquakeby Tetsuo Takashima; Robert D. Eldridge

    Potomac Books Inc. 2015; US$ 27.95

    In March 2011 a magnitude 9 earthquake struck off the eastern coast of northern Japan, triggering a massive tsunami and damaging a nearby nuclear reactor. Nearly twenty thousand people were killed or went missing, and many areas have yet to rebuild. Megaquake: How Japan and the World Should Respond , by the prolific and award-winning writer Tetsuo... more...

  • Disability and Popular Cultureby Katie Ellis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    As a response to real or imagined subordination, popular culture reflects the everyday experience of ordinary people and has the capacity to subvert the hegemonic order. Drawing on central theoretical approaches in the field of critical disability studies, this book examines disability across a number of internationally recognised texts and objects.... more...

  • Carceral Geographyby Dominique Moran

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Carceral geography offers a geographical perspective on incarceration, and this volume accordingly tracks the ideas, practices and engagements that have shaped the development of this new and vibrant subdiscipline, and scopes out future research directions. By conveying a sense of the debates, directions, and threads within the field of carceral geography,... more...

  • Disability and Discourse Analysisby Jan Grue

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Although efforts have been made to integrate disability into the discourse analysis and conversation analysis canon, the link between the two fields needs to be strengthened. This ground-breaking volume contributes to this link by thoroughly applying the analytical vocabulary of discourse analysis to issues that are central to the field of disability... more...

  • Government Paternalismby Julian Le Grand; Bill New

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Should governments save people from themselves? Do governments have the right to influence citizens? behavior related to smoking tobacco, eating too much, not saving enough, drinking alcohol, or taking marijuana?or does this create a nanny state, leading to infantilization, demotivation, and breaches in individual autonomy? Looking at examples from... more...

  • Secure the Soulby Kevin Lewis O'Neill

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    "I?m not perfect," Mateo confessed. "Nobody is. But I try." Secure the Soul shuttles between the life of Mateo, a born-again ex-gang member in Guatemala and the gang prevention programs that work so hard to keep him alive. Along the way, this poignantly written ethnography uncovers the Christian underpinnings of Central American security. In the... more...

  • Family Violenceby David M. Lawson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 57.95

    Counselors-in-training, educators, and clinicians will benefit greatly from this in-depth and thought-provoking look at family violence, its effects, and treatment options. This book examines the major issues and current controversies in the field, provides background information on each type of family violence, and offers strategies for combating... more...

  • Map My Heartby Dominic Evans

    Sourcebooks 2015; US$ 14.99

    Map My Heart is an interactive journal that will make you laugh, think, pour out your innermost thoughts, and doodle away all of your angst until you map your way to what's hidden in the deep, dark depths of your heart. Maybe you're a lovable goon. Maybe you're a psychotic bunny boiler. The only way to find out is to map your heart. more...