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Keeping Their Marbles: How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums - And Why They Should Stay There

by Tiffany Jenkins

The fabulous collections housed in the world's most famous museums are trophies from an imperial age. Yet the huge crowds that each year visit the British Museum in London, the Louvre in Paris, or the Metropolitan...


Trading with the Enemy: The Making of US Export Control Policy toward the People's Republic of China

by Hugo Meijer

In light of the intertwining logics of military competition and economic interdependence at play in US-China relations, Trading with the Enemy examines how the United States has balanced its potentially conflicting...


When Norms Collide: Local Responses to Activism against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage

by Karisa Cloward

Many transnational campaigns, and particularly the transnational campaign on violence against women, promote international norms that target the behavior of local nonstate actors. But these international norms...


Trump Talk Presents: 10 of Donald Trump's Most Controversial Political Statements--Straight from "The Donald" Himself

by George Beahm

An unbiased look at Trump talking politics!

Want to know where Trump stands on hot-button issues? Look no further than Trump Talk Presents: 10 of Donald Trump's Most Controversial Political Statements--Straight...


Lenin and the Revolutionary Party

by Paul Le Blanc

Lenin's political and organizational ideas confront the reality of the labor movement and the revolutionary process.


A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America: Volume III

by John Adams & Will Butts

In this third and final volume of A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America, John Adams brings to a close his lengthy argument against "collecting all authority into one center."...


All our welfare: Towards participatory social policy

by Peter Beresford

This unique book is the first to critique the past, present and future welfare state from a participatory perspective. Peter Beresford demonstrate the value of 'user knowledge' by challenging orthodox social...


The success paradox: Why we need a holistic theory of social mobility

by Graeme Atherton

This timely book provides an alternative vision of social mobility and a route-map to achieving it. It examines how the term 'social mobility' structures what success means and the impact that has on society....


Living on the margins: Undocumented migrants in a global city

by Alice Bloch & Sonia McKay

Living on the margins offers a unique insight into the working lives of undocumented (or 'irregular') migrants living in London, and their employers. It offers an international context to the research and provides...


Lessons on the Way to Heaven

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Mike Fechner had cofounded an urban renewal ministry called H.I.S. BridgeBuilders and sold all he owned to fund it. But at this stage of serving the poor full time, when Mike believed he was doing precisely...


The Lovers

by Rod Nordland

Zakia and Ali grew up as neighbors and fell in love from afar. Defying their families and Afghan custom, the young lovers—both from different Muslim sects—eloped and went into hiding. When Rod Nordland came...


The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict

by Austin Reed, Caleb Smith & David W. Blight

The earliest known prison memoir by an African American writer—recently discovered and authenticated by a team of Yale scholars—sheds light on the longstanding connection between race and incarceration in...


The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse

by Mohamed A. El-Erian

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian, one of the world’s most influential economic thinkers and the author of When Markets Collide, has written a roadmap to what lies ahead and the decisions...


The Last Thousand

by Jeffrey E. Stern

The Last Thousand unfolds during America's final year of military occupation in Afghanistan. The stakes of war are explored through the intertwining lives of six members of the Marefat School, an institution...


Hope

by Bill Reynolds

Hope High School in Providence, Rhode Island was once a model city school, graduating a wide range of students from different backgrounds. But the tumult of the 1960s and the drug wars of the 70s changed both...


I Heart Obama

by Erin Aubry Kaplan

A personal and cultural exploration of Barack Obama as black president, black icon, and black folk hero


Dream Cities

by Wade Graham

A lively, unique, and accessible cultural history that explores our cities in a new way—as expressions of ideas, often conflicting, about how we should live, work, play, make, buy, and believe

Beginning as...


Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

by Angela Davis, Frank Barat & Cornel West

Activist, teacher, author and icon of the Black Power movement Angela Davis talks Ferguson, Palestine, and prison abolition.


The Primate Origins of Human Nature

by Carel P. Van Schaik

The Primate Origins of Human Nature (Volume 3 in The Foundations of Human Biology series) blends several elements from evolutionary biology as applied to primate behavioral ecology and primate psychology, classical...


Social Advantage and Disadvantage

by HARTLEY DEAN & Lucinda Platt

Social advantage and disadvantage are potent catch-all terms. They have no established definition but, considered in relation to one another, they can embrace a wide variety of more specific concepts that address...