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Captivity Beyond Prisons: Criminalization Experiences of Latina (Im)migrants

by Martha D. Escobar

Today the United States leads the world in incarceration rates. The country increasingly relies on the prison system as a "fix" for the regulation of societal issues. Captivity Beyond Prisons is the first full-length...


Prisoner in the Kitchen: The Car Thief, the Murderer, and the Man Hired to Feed Them

by William Bonham

Winner of Simon & Schuster’s memoir contest in conjunction with AARP and the Huffington Post, the memoir of a man’s coming-of-age as a civilian cook in a maximum-security prison.

In 1973, recent Montana transplant...


American Amnesia

by Jacob S. Hacker & Paul Pierson

From the groundbreaking author team behind the bestselling Winner-Take-All Politics, a timely and topical work that examines what’s good for American business and what’s good for Americans—and why those...


Girls & Sex

by Peggy Orenstein

The author of the New York Times bestseller Cinderella Ate My Daughter offers a clear-eyed picture of the new sexual landscape girls face in the post-princess stage—high school through college—and reveals...


Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War

by Sebastian Gorka

Since September 11, 2001, America has been at war. And that's about all anyone can say with certainty about a conflict that has cost 7,000 American lives and almost $2 trillion. As long as the most basic strategic...


Building the Future: Big Teaming for Audacious Innovation

by Amy Edmondson & Susan Salter Reynolds

Building the Future

Machiavelli famously wrote, “There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new...


Political Identities and Popular Uprisings in the Middle East

by Shabnam J. Holliday & Philip Leech

Explores the articulation of identity in the context of popular uprisings in the Middle East, going beyond a focus on the Arab Spring


Neoclassical Realist Theory of International Politics

The Little Book of Revolution:  A Distributive Strategy for Democracy

by David Akadjian, Maiez Mehdi & Mollie Brumm

The direction of change in the United States over the past 40-50 years has been decidedly in favor of wealthy individuals and corporate special-interest groups such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. These groups...


The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction

Fighting Hurt

Understanding youth in the global economic crisis

by Alan France

Drawing on eight countries as case studies Professor Alan France tells the story of what impact the 2007 global crisis and the great recession that followed has had on our understandings of youth.


Geography: Ideas in Profile

by Danny Dorling & Carl Lee

Ideas in Profile: Small Introductions to Big Topics

Geography gives shape to our innate curiosity; cartography is older than writing. Channelling our twin urges to explore and understand, geographers uncover...


Ending the War on Drugs

by Sir Richard Branson

For the last 50 years, drug prohibition laws have put the market for illegal drugs into the hands of organised criminals. Now, it’s time to take control.

Ending the failed war on drugs will reduce drug-related...


The Neoliberal Subject: Resilience, Adaptation and Vulnerability

by David Chandler & Julian Reid

Passionate and provocative, this book sets up a dialogue between its two authors to critique the contemporary nature of neoliberalism.


Defending Country: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Military Service Since 1945

by Noah Riseman & Richard Trembath

The role of Aboriginal servicemen and women has only recently been brought to the forefront of conversation about Australia's war history. This important book makes a key contribution to recording the role played...


The Lucky Country?: Reinventing Australia

by Ian Lowe

Can we reinvent the Lucky Country? Fifty years ago author Donald Horne described Australia as 'a lucky country run by second-rate people', adding that our leaders are mostly unaware of events that surround them....


The Prison Notes

by Corneliu Zelea Codreanu & Julius Evola

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu was the founder and leader of the Legion of St. Michael the Archangel, otherwise known as the Iron Guard, in Romania between 1927 and 1938. While many of the revolutionary nationalist...


Voices of a Dream: Stories from A Touch of Understanding

by Leslie Dedora, Jill Mason & Bpb Schultz

Do you remember when you were a child in school? Can you picture that one student who was always teased or bullied because he or she seemed “different?” It may have been the way she walked, or the way he...


Explaining Russian Foreign Policy Behavior: Theory and Practice

by Alexander Sergunin

This book aims to explain the reasons behind Russia's international conduct in the post-Soviet era, examining Russian foreign policy discourse with a particular focus on the major foreign policy schools of Atlanticism,...