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Writing Resistance: The Rhetorical Imagination of Hindi Dalit Literature

by Laura R. Brueck

Writing Resistance is the first close study of the growing body of contemporary Hindi-language Dalit (low caste) literature in India. The Dalit literary movement has had an immense sociopolitical and literary...


Women Change the World

by Michelle Patterson

Women Change the World is a collection of world-changing women—from actresses, recording artists, and writers to businesswomen and other high-profile female professionals—on women’s unique contributions...


People's War: New Ligth on the Struggle for South Africa

by Anthea Jeffery

Twenty years have passed since South Africans were being shot or hacked or burned to death in political conflict; and the memory of the trauma has faded. Some 20 500 people were nevertheless killed between 1984...


Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas

by Edward Klein

In this highly anticipated follow-up to his blockbuster New York Times bestseller The Amateur, former New York Times Magazine editor-in-chief Edward Klein delves into the rocky relationship between the Obamas...


From Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) to Positive Mental Attitude (PMA): A Change Management Guide for Women (and their Men)

by Nola A Hennessy

The multi award-winning, sequel and companion book to No Boxing Allowed, this compassionate and easy-to-read Change Management Guide for Women (and their Men) has already won 6 awards across the USA during 2012...


Feeding Frenzy: Land Grabs, Price Spikes, and the World Food Crisis

by Paul McMahon

Feeding Frenzy traces the history of the global food system and reveals the underlying causes of recent turmoil in food markets. Supplies are running short, prices keep spiking, and the media is full of talk...


Violence against Women in Kentucky: A History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

by Carol E. Jordan

For more than two centuries, Kentucky women have fought for the right to vote, own property, control their wages, and be safe at home and in the workplace. Tragically, many of these women's voices have been...


Bridging UX and Web Development: Better Results through Team Integration

by Jack Moffett

The divide between UX and Web development can be stifling. Bridging UX and Web Development prepares you to break down those walls by teaching you how to integrate with your team's developers. You examine the...


Waterline Warships: An Illustrated Masterclass

by Phillip Reed

Philip Reed, best known for his superb models of ships from the age of sail, here turns his attention to the other highly popular subject for ship modelers - the warships of the Second World War. The book is...


Trading Places: Accessing Land in African Cities

by Mark Napier & Caroline Wanjiku Kihato

Trading Places is about urban land markets in African cities. It explores how local practice, land governance and markets interact to shape the ways that people at society's margins access land to build their...


Confronting Secularism in Europe and India: Legitimacy and Disenchantment in Contemporary Times

by Brian Black, Gavin Hyman & Graham M. Smith

Can secularism continue to provide a foundation for political legitimacy? It is often claimed that one of the cultural achievements of the West has been its establishment of secular democracy, wherein religious...


The Spy Who Changed the World

by Mike Rossiter

When the three leaders of the victorious allies, Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union, met at Potsdam in July 1945, President Truman announced to Stalin that the US had a new and devastating weapon....


Justice, Democracy and the Right to Justification: Rainer Forst in Dialogue

by Rainer Forst

This volume introduces Rainer Forst's influential moral account of the basic right of justification that humans owe to one another as rational beings.


London Calling: Britain, the BBC World Service and the Cold War

by Alban Webb

From its inception in 1932, overseas broadcasting by the BBC quickly became an essential adjunct to British diplomatic and foreign policy objectives. For this reason, the World Service was considered the primary...


Misleading DNA Evidence: Reasons for Miscarriages of Justice

by Peter Gill

Misleading DNA Evidence: A Guide for Scientists, Judges, and Lawyers presents the reasons miscarriages of justice can occur when dealing with DNA, what the role of the forensic scientist is throughout the process,...


Immigrant and Refugee Students in Canada

by Courtney Anne Brewer & Michael McCabe

Recent immigrants and refugees -- both children and their families -- often struggle to adapt to Canadian education systems. For their part, educators also face challenges when developing effective strategies...


New Orleans Under Reconstruction

by Carol M. Reese, Michael Sorkin & Anthony Fontenot

When the levees broke in August 2005 as a result of Hurricane Katrina, 80 percent of the city of New Orleans was flooded, with a loss of 134,000 homes and 986 lives. In particular, the devastation hit the vulnerable...


Organic: A Journalist's Quest to Discover the Truth behind Food Labeling

by Peter Laufer

Part food narrative, part investigation, part adventure story, Organic is an eye-opening and entertaining look into the anything goes world behind the organic label. It is also a wakeup call about the dubious...


Wrestling with the Angel: Experiments in Symbolic Life

by Tracy McNulty

Wrestling with the Angel is a meditation on contemporary political, legal, and social theory from a psychoanalytic perspective. It argues for the enabling function of formal and symbolic constraints in sustaining...


Siblings: Brothers and Sisters of Children with Special Needs

by Kate Strohm

The siblings of children with special needs are often the overlooked ones in families struggling to cope.

Kate Strohm is an experienced health professional and journalist who has sister with cerebral palsy....