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Waking from the Dream: The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.

by David L. Chappell

The author of A Stone of Hope, called “one of the three or four most important books on the civil rights movement” by The Atlantic Monthly, turns his attention to the years after Martin Luther King’s assassination—and...


Bad Neighbor Policy

by Ted Galen Carpenter

The domestic phase of Washington's war on drugs has received considerable criticism over the years from a variety of individuals. Until recently, however, most critics have not stressed the damage that the international...


Applied Uncertainty Analysis for Flood Risk Management

by Keith Beven & Jim Hall

This volume provides an introduction for flood risk management practitioners, up-to-date methods for analysis of uncertainty and its use in risk-based decision making. It addresses decision making for both short-term...


Asian Free Trade Agreements and WTO Compatibility: Goods, Services, Trade Facilitation and Economic Cooperation

by Shintaro Hamanaka

It is an appropriate time to rethink the relationship between trade regionalism and multilateralism in the Asian context as we witness the proliferation of free trade agreements (FTAs) in Asia. In the 1980s...


Cocaina: A Book on Those Who Make It

by Magnus Linton & John Eason

When Pablo Escobar, Colombia's “King of Cocaine,” was killed, the world thought—or hoped—the cocaine industry would crumble. But ten years later the country's production had almost quadrupled, and since...


Risk: A Study of Its Origins, History and Politics

by Matthias Beck & Beth Kewell

Over a period of several centuries, the academic study of risk has evolved as a distinct body of thought, which continues to influence conceptual developments in fields such as economics, management, politics...


The Country Railway

by David St John Thomas

Possibly read more than any other railway book, The Country Railway has sold over 170,000 copies. This is a redesigned edition of the original text and photographs. Everyone loved the country railway with its...


Immigrant Success Planning: A Family Resource Guide

by Atta Arghandiwal & Eileen Figure Sandlin

When Atta came to America, he found that many immigrant self-help books focused on just one or a few topics, while others were so complicated that they were discouraging rather than helpful. It took a lot of...


Fifty Years After Kitty Genovese: Inside the Case That Rocked Our Faith in Each Other

by Albert A. Seedman & Peter Hellman

Five decades later, we're still asking ourselves: "If I had been there, would Kitty have lived?"

Fifty years after she was viciously attacked in full view of several neighbors and within earshot of still more,...


Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong: Moral Panics and Regulation: Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship

by Michael Adorjan & Wing Hong Chui

A society's response to youth crime reveals much about its broader cultural values, social circumstances, and political affairs. This book examines reactions and policy responses to youth delinquency and crime...


Theories of the Information Society (Fourth Edition)

by Frank Webster

Information is regarded as a distinguishing feature of our world. Where once economies were built on industry and conquest, we are now part of a global information economy. Pervasive media, expanding information...


The Politics of Haunting and Memory in International Relations

by Jessica Auchter

International Relations has traditionally focused on conflict and war, but the effects of violence including dead bodies and memorialization practices have largely been considered beyond the purview of the field....


Transforming Violent Political Movements: Rebels Today, What Tomorrow?

by Kevin E. Grisham

This book explores the factors that influence violent rebellious political organisations to transform into other entities, such as political parties, criminal organisations and terrorist organisations.

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Political Ideologies: An Introduction

by Vincent Geoghegan & Rick Wilford

Now in its fourth edition, Political Ideologies: An Introduction continues to be the best introductory textbook for students of political ideologies. Completely revised and updated throughout, this edition...


The Colonial Art of Demonizing Others: A Global Perspective

by Esther Lezra

 The Colonial Art of Demonizing Others examines European mistranslations and misrepresentations of black freedom dreams and self-activity as monstrous in the period of modern imperial consolidation -roughly...


Reality and Self Realisation: Bhaskar's Metaphilosophical Journey Toward Non-Dual Emancipation

by MinGyu Seo

Since the publication of Roy Bhaskar's A Realist Theory of Science in 1975, critical realism has been evolved as one of the new developments in the areas of philosophy of natural and social science which offers...


Gramsci, Materialism, and Philosophy

by Esteve Morera

Western critical theory, Marxism included, has largely been based on a view of historical materialism that Gramsci, among others, developed in his prison notebooks.  For many, Gramsci's philosophical reflections...


Ethnicity and Race in Latin American History

by Vincent Peloso

The Spanish and Portuguese empires that existed in the Americas for over three hundred years resulted in the creation of a New World population in which a complex array of racial and ethnic distinctions were...


Handbook of Emerging Economies

by Robert E. Looney

A major new volume in the Routledge International Handbooks series analysing emerging and newly emerged economies, including the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and other likely...


Criminology: A Sociological Introduction

by Eamonn Carrabine, Pamela Cox & Maggy Lee

Building on the success of the second edition, Criminology: A Sociological Introduction offers a comprehensive overview of the study of criminology, from early theoretical perspectives to pressing contemporary...