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Demands on Democracy

Buddhism and Political Theory

Rights Angles

Black Natural Law

Oil Booms and Business Busts

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Beyond successful and active ageing: A theory of model ageing

by Virpi Timonen

This controversial book argues that concepts such as 'successful' and 'active' ageing are potentially dangerous paradigms that reflect and exacerbate inequalities in older populations. Essential reading for...


The BRICS: A Very Short Introduction

From Cabin 'Boys' to Captains

by Jo Stanley

This lively yet scholarly book reveals an unsuspected history of women at sea, from women pirates and daring cabin 'boys' under sail to today's rear-admirals and weapons experts on nuclear submarines. Historically,...


The Electors

by Roy M Neel & Tucker D Neel

THE ELECTORS opens with a bang, literally, and a Presidential election is turned upside down.

Every four years Americans go to the polls to elect a president- or at least they think they do. In fact, they elect...


Understanding police intelligence work

by Adrian James

This is the first textbook to offer a comprehensive and up-to-date account of police intelligence work based on current research, and to assess how intelligence may be used wisely and ethically to influence...


Social work with sex offenders: Making a difference

by Malcolm Cowburn & Steve Myers

This topical book engages with a wide range of issues related to social work practice with people who have sexually offended. Its accessible style and integrated practice based learning exercises will help readers...


Fries!: An Illustrated Guide to the World's Favorite Food

by Blake Lingle

Imagine a plate of crisp, golden, salted fries, and you'll know why this is the world's favorite food. Who better to write the consummate cultural history and user's guide of the fry than Blake Lingle, whose...


The Geography of Madness: Penis Thieves, Voodoo Death, and the Search for the Meaning of the World's Strangest Syndromes

by Frank Bures

Jon Ronson meets David Grann in this fascinating, wildly entertaining adventure and travel story about how culture can make us go totally insane

The Geography of Madness is an investigation of "culture-bound"...


Pistols and Petticoats: 175 Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction

by Erika Janik

A lively exploration of the struggles faced by women in law enforcement and mystery fiction for the past 175 years

In 1910, Alice Wells took the oath to join the all-male Los Angeles Police Department. She wore...


Revolutionary Dissent

by Stephen D. Solomon

When members of the founding generation protested against British authority, debated separation, and then ratified the Constitution, they formed the American political character we know today-raucous, intemperate,...


A Rage for Order

by Robert F. Worth

In 2011, a wave of revolution spread through the Middle East as protesters demanded an end to tyranny, corruption, and economic decay. From Egypt to Yemen, a generation of young Arabs insisted on a new ethos...