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Disability and Academic Exclusion: Voicing the Student Body

by E. R. Weatherup

Disability and Academic Exclusion employs disability theory to reveal cultural limitations to minority incorporation in education, historically demonstrated by the diminished reinscriptions of iconic minority...

Inclusion in the American Military: A Force for Diversity

by Michael D. Matthews, Morten G. Ender, David Rohall & Judith E. Rosenstein et al.

This book provides an updated overview of the ways that diversity has been addressed in the military over the last 200 years by taking a closer look at particular forms of diversity including race, ethnicity,...

On the Evolution of the Family

by History of Scientific Knowledge & Herbert Spencer

This book based on the work of Herbert Spencer and published by the collection “History of Scientific Knowledge”, deals with the evolution of the family and analyses the contrast between the principle of...

Coalitions and Compliance

by Kenneth C. Shadlen

Coalitions and Compliance examines how international changes can reconfigure domestic politics. Since the late 1980s, developing countries have been subject to intense pressures regarding intellectual property...

Oxford Manual of Major Incident Management

by Paul Hunt & Ian Greaves

The Oxford Manual of Major Incident Management brings together and integrates the key facts for all those involved in major incident planning and response. This will be an invaluable resource for a wide range...

Revenge of the Rich

by Austin Mitchell

Austin Mitchell's book is the first comprehensive study of the rise, fall and consequences of neoliberalism in Britain and New Zealand, the two countries which adopted the new economics most enthusiastically,...

The World of James Bond: The Lives and Times of 007

by Jeremy Black

This book presents an insightful and thoroughly entertaining exploration of the politics of the Bond books and films. Class, gender, violence, sex, race—all are themes that Black scrutinizes through ongoing...

The Passion of Harry Bingo

by Peter Ross

The Passion of Harry Bingo: Further Dispatches From Unreported Scotland is the second volume of selected journalism from one of Scotland’s most popular writers. It follows the highly successful publication...


by Ursula Burkhard & David Heaf

Elemental beings such as gnomes and fairies exist in many folk and spiritual traditions, and Rudolf Steiner also discussed their significance to our world. Some people are able to engage and even communicate...

Urban Latin America: Inequalities and Neoliberal Reforms

by Tom Angotti

Latin America, one of the most urbanized regions of the world, can only be fully understood by exploring its urban-rural divide, inequalities within urban areas, and the prospects for change. This thoughtful...

Darwin's Walk and The Last Wave

by Richard Krooth

This book describes the reasons humankind may be facing its last moments on Planet Earth. Darwin marked the path of species evolution, modification, and extinction. Following Darwin’s trajectory of evolution,...

Young people leaving state care in China

by Xiaoyuan Shang & Karen Fisher

Through the perspectives of young people themselves, this book reviews changes in policy and practices that affected the generation of young people who grew up in state care in China during the last 20 years....

Towards Corporeal Cosmopolitanism

by Anjana Raghavan

An articulation of any kind of global understanding of belonging, or ways of cosmopolitan life, requires a constant engagement with vulnerability, especially in a world that is so deeply wounded by subjugation,...

Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

by Matthew Evangelista & Nina Tannenwald

The Geneva Conventions are the best-known and longest-established laws governing warfare, but what difference do they make to how states engage in armed conflict? Since the start of the "War on Terror" with...

Becoming a Movement

by Priska Daphi

Social movement scholars have become increasingly interested in the role of stories in contentious politics. Stories may facilitate the mobilization of activists and strengthen the resonance of their claims...

Advocating for Israel: Diplomats and Lobbyists from Truman to Nixon

by Natan Aridan

This study examines the triangular relationship between Israel’s diplomatic corps, the pro-Israel lobby, and various US administrations. Based on a wealth of primary source material, the author analyzes how...

Cultural Discontinuity: The New Social Face of the Awajun

by Glend Seitz

Over time, indigenous groups in the Amazon region have developed subsistence strategies and cultural practices, reflecting a long process of cultural adaptation. However, the intensification of their intercultural...

Cultural Discontinuity

by Glend Seitz

Over time, indigenous groups in the Amazon region have developed subsistence strategies and cultural practices, reflecting a long process of cultural adaptation. However, the intensification of their intercultural...

Beyond Soccer

by Tamir Bar-On

As the world’s most popular game, soccer is unique in its ability to reflect and impact culture, society, and politics. Beyond Soccer: International Relations and Politics as Seen through the Beautiful Game...

Naming Adult Autism

by Dr. James McGrath

Naming Adult Autism is one of the first critiques of cultural and medical narratives of Autism to be authored by an adult diagnosed with this condition.

Autism is a ‘social disorder’, defined by interactions...