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The Other One Percent

The Bleeding Edge: Why Technology Turns Toxic in an Unequal World

by Bob Hughes

A big-hitting historical analysis of technology which uses the computer as a can-opener to expose the inequality innate in capitalism.


Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move

by Reece Jones

A major new exploration of the refugee crisis, focusing on how borders are formed and policed

Forty thousand people died trying to cross international borders in the past decade, with the high-profile deaths...


Children's Rights: Today's Global Challenge

by John Wall

This accessible book provides the first overview of the global movement of children’s rights. It introduces readers to child rights in their theoretical, historical, cultural, political, and practical complexity....


Intimate Justice

Oil Politics: Echoes of Ecological Wars

by Nnimmo Bassey

The essays here contribute to developing and deepening an understanding of the ecological challenges ravaging Nigeria, Africa and our world today. They illustrate the global nature of these terrors. These essays...


Extracting Accountability from Non-State Actors in International Law: Assessing the Scope for Direct Regulation

by Lee James McConnell

The human rights of communities in many resource-rich, weak governance States are adversely affected, not only by the acts of States and their agents, but also by powerful non-State actors. Contemporary phenomena...


The End of Imagination

by Arundhati Roy

Brings together five of Arundhati Roy's acclaimed books of essays into one comprehensive volume for the first time.


Human Rights or Global Capitalism: The Limits of Privatization

by Manfred Nowak

Human Rights or Global Capitalism examines the application of neoliberal policies from a human rights perspective and asks whether states, by outsourcing to the private sector many services with a direct impact...


Decoding Chomsky: Science and Revolutionary Politics

by Chris Knight

A fresh and fascinating look at the philosophies, politics, and intellectual legacy of one of the twentieth century's most influential and controversial minds

Occupying a pivotal position in postwar thought,...


The Ethics of Interdependence: Global Human Rights and Duties

by William F. Felice

This powerful book explores new global human rights duties through four case studies: mass incarceration in the United States, LGBT rights in Africa, women’s rights in Saudi Arabia, and environmental rights...


Chinese Nationalism

by Jonathan Unger

Provides conceptual insights that put the reader in a position to come to grips intellectually with the complex weave of Chinese nationalist sentiment today and in the future.


Poverty and Race: The Issues, the Controversy: The Issues, the Controversy

by Samuel D Bradley, Julian Bond & Jean M Hartman

Leading thinkers and activists discuss the intersection of race and poverty. The essays are organized around seven key topics including: affirmative action; the permanence of racism thesis; the use and utility...


Economic Forecasting: The State of the Art: The State of the Art

by Elia Xacapyr

An overview of the macroeconomic forecasting industry in the United States that explains and evaluates the forecasting techniques used to make predictions about various aspects of the national economy.


Reclaiming Prosperity: Blueprint for Progressive Economic Policy: Blueprint for Progressive Economic Policy

by Todd Schafer & Jeff Faux

This work presents a predicted summary of major economic challenges facing the United States in the last years of the 20th century. Intended to shape the platforms of the major parties and the general public,...


Tell it to the Dead: Memories of a War

by Donald Kirk

This work reports on the Vietnam war as seen by the GI in the jungles. It discusses current attitudes, views from Saigon, Hanoi and Phnom Penh, and other locales in the countryside.


The Oxford Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect

The Globalization of Childhood

The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights

by Leanne Weber, Elaine Fishwick & Marinella Marmo

The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights brings together a diverse body of work from around the globe and across a wide range of criminological topics and perspectives, united by...


Genocide: The Act as Idea

by Berel Lang

Berel Lang's Genocide: The Act as Idea analyzes and defends the distinctiveness of the concept of genocide as a notable advance in the history of moral and political thinking and practice.