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  • I Can't Breatheby Matt Taibbi

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 18.32

    ‘A brilliant work of narrative nonfiction’ – Booklist ‘Matt Taibbi is one of the few journalists in America who speaks truth to power’ – Bernie Sanders ‘A searing exposé’ – Kirkus Review ‘ Taibbi may be the only political writer in America that matters’ – Hartford Advocate The incredible story of the death of Eric Garner, the birth... more...

  • Immigration Structures and Immigrant Livesby David W. Haines

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 34.00

    An introduction to the United States as a nation of immigrants and to the full complexities, challenges, and triumphs of the lives of those immigrants. Evokes both the United States experience and the implications of human mobility in an interconnected world. more...

  • World War Two Legacies in East Asiaby Chan Yang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    How to remember World War Two in East Asia is a huge source of friction between China and Japan, causing major diplomatic and political difficulties right up to the present. As this book shows, however, there is also disagreement within these countries as to how to remember the war, which in the case of China began immediately after the war and lasted... more...

  • As We Have Always Doneby Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

    University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available

    Across North America, Indigenous acts of resistance have in recent years opposed the removal of federal protections for forests and waterways in Indigenous lands, halted the expansion of tar sands extraction and the pipeline construction at Standing Rock, and demanded justice for murdered and missing Indigenous women. In As We Have Always Done ,... more...

  • Reforming China's Healthcare Systemby China Development Research Foundation

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Although China’s new healthcare reform, launched in 2009, has achieved remarkable results in improving China’s medical and healthcare system, it is recognised that there is still room for further improvement. This is especially important as China’s population ages, the prevalence of chronic diseases increases and environment-related health risks worsen.... more...

  • Everyday State and Politics in Indiaby Sailen Routray

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The Kalahandi district in the state of Odisha in Eastern India is regarded as an iconic region of underdevelopment, and is often perceived to be the ‘Somalia’ of the country. It is also the site of a large number of governmental interventions. This book focuses on processes of governance in Odisha, and provides an ethnographic account of the changing... more...

  • Political Participation in Asiaby Eva Louise Hansson; Meredith L. Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades. This book explores political participation in Asia and how democracy... more...

  • Social Rights in Russiaby Eleanor Bindman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Russia's human rights record, especially violations of the right to life, liberty and freedom of expression, has been the subject of much international concern. Social, or welfare, rights, on the other hand, including the right to housing, health and access to social security, have received much less attention. This book explores the changing position... more...

  • New Media Political Engagement And Participation in Malaysiaby Sara Chinnasamy

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book analyses the exponential growth of independent news portal (INPs) in Malaysia and discusses the extent of impacts generated from these portals in Malaysian electoral conduct especially during Malaysia's 12th and 13th general elections. The mainstream media in Malaysia has for decades been controlled by strict laws such as the Printing Presses... more...

  • Escaping Japanby Blai Guarné; Paul Hansen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The idea that Japan is a socially homogenous, uniform society has been increasingly challenged in recent years. This book takes the resulting view further by highlighting how Japan, far from singular or monolithic, is socially and culturally complex. It engages with particular life situations, exploring the extent to which personal experiences and... more...