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The Politics of the Anthropocene

by John S. Dryzek & Jonathan Pickering

The Politics of the Anthropocene is a sophisticated yet accessible treatment of how human institutions, practices, and principles need to be re-thought in response to the challenges of the Anthropocene, the...

Silver, Butter, Cloth

by Jane Kershaw, Gareth Williams, Søren Sindbæk & James Graham-Campbell

Silver, Butter, Cloth advances current debates about the nature and complexity of Viking economic systems. It explores how silver and other commodities were used in monetary and social economies across the Scandinavian...

Shaping a Science of Social Work

by John S. Brekke & Jeane W. Anastas

Shaping a Science of Social Work provides a basic framework for a social work science within the context of academic disciplinarity and professional identity. Drawn from discussions at the annual IslandWood...

Sex, Economy, Freedom, & Community

by Wendell Berry

"Read [him] with pencil in hand, make notes, and hope that somehow our country and the world will soon come to see the truth that is told here." —The New York Times Book Review

In this collection of essays,...


by Ak Thompson

Bringing together a decade’s worth of AK Thompson’s essays on the culture of revolt, Premonitions offers an engaged and engaging assessment of contemporary radical politics. Inspired by the writings of Walter...

Humanitarianism and Mass Migration

by Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco

The world is witnessing a rapid rise in the numbers of migrants—voluntary and involuntary, internal and international, authorized and unauthorized—as well as victims of human trafficking. In just the first...

The Autobiography of Solomon Maimon

by Solomon Maimon, Paul Reitter, Abraham Socher & Yitzhak Y. Melamed et al.

The first complete and annotated English translation of Maimon’s influential and delightfully entertaining memoir

Solomon Maimon's autobiography has delighted readers for more than two hundred years, from Goethe,...

The Future of Capitalism

by Paul Collier

From world-renowned economist Paul Collier, a candid diagnosis of the failures of capitalism and a pragmatic and realistic vision for how we can repair it.

Deep new rifts are tearing apart the fabric of the United...

Case Management

by Arthur J. Frankel, Sheldon R. Gelman & Diane K. Pastor

Over the course of twenty years and across three editions, this text has approached case management as both an art and a science by providing students and practitioners with the basics of case management theory,...

Transmitted Wounds

by Amit Pinchevski

In Transmitted Wounds, Amit Pinchevski explores the ways media technology and logic shape the social life of trauma both clinically and culturally. Bringing media theory to bear on trauma theory, Pinchevski...

Millennial Missionaries

by Katherine Dugan

Millennials in the U.S. have been characterized as uninterested in religion, as defectors from religious institutions, and as agnostic about the role of religious identity in their culture. Amid the rise of...

Bullying, School Violence, and Climate in Evolving Contexts

by Rami Benbenisthty & Ron Avi Astor

Since 2005, bullying, school violence, and school safety literatures have expanded dramatically in content, disciplines, and empirical studies. However, despite this massive expansion of research, there has...

The freedom of scientific research

by Simona Giordano

Never before have the scope and limits of scientific freedom been more important or more under attack. New science, from artificial intelligence to gene editing, creates unique opportunities for making the world...

The political materialities of borders

by Olga Demetriou & Rozita Dimova

The political materialities of borders aims to bring questions of materiality to bear specifically on the study of borders. In doing this, the contributors have chosen an approach that does not presume the material...

Medical societies and scientific culture in nineteenth-century Belgium

by Joris Vandendriessche

This book offers the first comprehensive study of nineteenth-century medical societies as scientific institutions. It analyses how physicians gathered to share, discuss, evaluate, publish and even celebrate...

Ethnography for a data-saturated world

by Hannah Knox & Dawn Nafus

This edited collection aims to reimagine and extend ethnography for a data-saturated world. The book brings together leading scholars in the social sciences who have been interrogating and collaborating with...

Native American Landmarks (and Festivals)

by Yvonne Wakim Dennis & Arlene Hirschfelder

Native American culture and the history of the United States has always held a fascination for history buffs, students, teachers, and seekers of spiritual enlightenment as well as general readers. United States...

The Sumerians

by Charles Leonard Woolley

Professor Woolley, one of the world's foremost archaeologists, shows quite clearly that when Egyptian civilization began the civilization of the Sumerians had already flourished for at least 2000 years. The...

The White Witch of Rosehall

by Herbert G. de Lisser

A very striking and curious story, founded on fact, of the West Indies of the earlty nineteenth century. Robert Rutherford is sent to the Islands to learn the planter`s business from the bottom. He becomes an...

Tantric State

by William J. Long

Today, the majority of sovereign states can be described as "democracies" because they possess elected political leadership and some measure of commitment to the protection and promotion of individual rights...