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  • Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)by Richard Heeks

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 41.95

    Mobile phones are close to ubiquitous in developing countries; Internet and broadband access are becoming commonplace. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) thus represent the fastest, broadest and deepest technical change experienced in international development. They now affect every development sector – supporting the work of hundreds... more...

  • Lee's Tigers Revisitedby Terry L. Jones

    LSU Press 2017; US$ 39.95

    In Lee’s Tigers Revisited, noted Civil War scholar Terry L. Jones dramatically expands and revises his acclaimed history of the approximately twelve thousand Louisiana infantrymen who fought in Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. Sometimes derided as the “wharf rats from New Orleans” and the “lowest scrappings of the Mississippi,” the Louisiana... more...

  • Politics and Gender Identity in Turkeyby Umut Korkut; Hande Eslen-Ziya

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The creation of Turkish nationhood, citizenship, economic transformation, the forceful removal of minorities and national homogenisation, gender rights, the position of armed forces in politics, and the political and economic integration of Kurdish minority in Turkish polity have all received major interest in academic and policy debates. The relationship... more...

  • Jewish Religious and Philosophical Ethicsby Curtis Hutt; Halla Kim; Berel Dov Lerner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Twentieth century continental thinkers such as Bergson, Levinas and Jonas have brought fresh and renewed attentions to Jewish ethics, yet it still remains fairly low profile in the Anglophone academic world. This collection of critical essays brings together the work of established and up-and-coming scholars from Israel, the United States, and... more...

  • Peace and Ethnic Identity in Northern Irelandby Henry Jarrett

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Consociational power sharing is often perceived to be the method of conflict management that is most likely to succeed in deeply divided societies. The case of Northern Ireland in particular is heralded by many as a consociational success story. Since the signing of the Good Friday (Belfast) Agreement in 1998, significant conflict transformation has... more...

  • Youth Activism and Solidarityby Gavin Brown; Helen Yaffe

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    From April 1986 until just after Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in February 1990, supporters of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group maintained a continuous protest, day and night, outside the South African Embassy in central London. This book examines how and why a group of children, teenagers and young adults made themselves ‘non-stop against... more...

  • Development and the Rural-Urban Divideby John Harriss; Mick Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 115.00

    First published in 1984. It is widely acknowledged that rural-urban differences and interrelationships play an important role in the development process. Some theorists believe they are a primary cause of continuing poverty in poor nations. This volume of essays summarises and appraises theories of rural-urban relations and economic development and... more...

  • Terrestrial Navigationby Philip M. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 29.95

    Terrestrial Navigation: A Primer for Deck Officers and Officer of the Watch Exams prepares the reader for the Officer of the Watch and Master/Mate certificates required by all officers on commercial seagoing vessels. Revision and self-test guide to all navigation-related elements contained within the Officer of the Watch exams are included. Top... more...

  • The Bible and the 'Holy Poor'by David Aberbach

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.95

    The Hebrew Bible is the main legislative and literary influence on European Poor Law and on literature on poverty and the poor. No extant literature from the ancient world placed more importance upon social welfare and the duty of the better-off toward the poor. It is the founding text for liberation movements. This book assesses why the Bible... more...

  • Dickens and the Virtual Cityby Estelle Murail; Sara Thornton

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book explores the aesthetic practices used by Dickens to make the space which we have come to know as the Dickensian City. It concentrates on three very precise techniques for the production of social space (counter-mapping, overlaying and troping). The chapters show the scapes and writings which influenced him and the way he transformed them,... more...