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Demands on Democracy

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The Steelworkers' Retirement Security System: A Worker-based Model for Community Investment

by Glenn Beamer

The Steelworkers' Retirement Security System investigates how labor politics sustained rust belt jobs through the 1990s by creating interdependent financial commitment involving pensions and company investments....


Traversing Gender: Understanding Transgender Realities

by Lee Harrington

In the current age of gender identity and transgender awareness, many questions are coming to light for everyone. Whether brought about by media and cultural attention or personal journeys, individuals who have...


The Ethical Planning Practitioner

by Jerry Weitz

For practicing planners, ethics can be a minefield. Planners need a guide - and now they have it: the first guidebook based on the current revision of the AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. In 76...


Reconsidering Religion, Law, and Democracy: New Challenges for Society and Research

by Anna-Sara Lind, Mia Lövheim & Ulf Zackariasson

How are Western, mostly secular, societies handling religion in its increasingly pluralistic and complex forms? What different forms of interactions between and negotiations of religion and religious beliefs...


A Feminist in the White House

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,...


Justice and fairness in the city: A multi-disciplinary approach to 'ordinary' cities

by Simin Davoudi & Derek Bell

This book examines the theory and practice of justice in and of the city through a multi-disciplinary collaboration, which draws on a wide range of expertise. It will be a valuable resource for academic researchers...


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...