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Exceptional America

by Mugambi Jouet

Why does a country built on the concept of liberty have the highest incarceration rate in the world? How could the first Western nation to elect a person of color as its leader suffer from institutional racism? ...


The Water Problem

by Pat Mulroy

Building water resilience is the single biggest challenge in a changing global climate.

The United States faces a water crisis as critical as the energy crisis that once dominated headlines. Like the energy crisis,...


Purposeful Retirement

by Hyrum W. Smith, Ken Blanchard & Stephen M.R. Covey

ARE YOU GETTING READY TO SIMPLIFY LIFE AND MOVE FROM THE WORLD OF WORK TO A LIFE OF RETIREMENT AND GOOD LIVING ─ TO ENTER A HAPPY RETIREMENT? RETIREMENT AND GOOD LIVING: The author of "Purposeful Retirement",...


Nationalism and War

by John Hutchinson

This interdisciplinary book is the first systematic study of the relationship between nationalism and war and, as such, makes an original contribution to theories of nationalism and state formation. It offers...


The New Politics of Class

by Geoffrey Evans & James Tilley

This book explores the new politics of class in 21st century Britain. It shows how the changing shape of the class structure since 1945 has led political parties to change, which has both reduced class voting...


Family Engagement with Schools

by Nancy Feyl Chavkin

Using forty years of evidence-based research as its core, Family Engagement with Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators is the only book written specifically for social workers and social...


How Soon is Now: From Personal Initiation to Global Transformation

by Daniel Pinchbeck, Russell Brand & Sting

We are on the brink of an ecological mega-crisis, threatening the future of life on earth, and our actions over the next few years may well determine the destiny of our descendants. Between a manifesto and a...


Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism

by L.A. Kauffman

A longtime movement insider's powerful account of the origins of today's protest movements and what they can achieve now

 

As Americans take to the streets in record numbers to resist the presidency of Donald...


Lethal Decisions

by Arthur J. Ammann

This first-person account by one of the pioneers of HIV/AIDS research chronicles the interaction among the pediatric HIV/AIDS community, regulatory bodies, governments, and activists over more than three decades....


Unwarranted

by Barry Friedman

“At a time when policing in America is at a crossroads, Barry Friedman provides much-needed insight, analysis, and direction in his thoughtful new book. Unwarranted illuminates many of the often ignored issues...


Sapiens and Homo Deus: The E-book Collection

by Yuval Noah Harari

Discover humanity’s past and its future in this in this special e-book collection featuring Sapiens—a reading pick of President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg—and its acclaimed companion...


Anti-discriminatory Practice in Mental Health Care for Older People

by Pauline Lane, Rachel Tribe, Ajit Shah & Siobhan Spencer et al.

Exploring the key issues around anti-discriminatory practice for professionals working with older people in mental health services, this book explores ways to improve the health and social care of older people...


Creative Ideas for Solution Focused Practice

by Judith Milner & Steve Myers

Exploring creative ways to implement solution focused practice, this book is packed full of ideas to inspire ways of working with clients which focus on their strengths as a means to finding solutions. Outlining...


Homo Deus

by Yuval Noah Harari

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward...


The Politics of Freedom of Information

by Ben Worthy

Why do governments pass freedom of information laws? The symbolic power and force surrounding FOI makes it appealing as an electoral promise but hard to disengage from once in power. However, behind closed doors...


Don Mills

by Scott Kennedy

  • A colourful local history that ties Toronto’s pioneer roots to its modern form, including an inside look at numerous historic structures to discover
  • Learn how the Evergreen Brick Works, an internationally...


A Concise History of U.S. Foreign Policy

by Joyce P. Kaufman

This fully updated edition offers a historical perspective on the evolution of U.S. foreign policy from the founding through the Obama administration. With its strong narrative and use of compelling case studies,...


Racism in America

by Leonard Pitts

Bestselling author and syndicated columnist on issues of race in the U.S., Leonard Pitts has received death threats and been subjected to harassment by neo-Nazis. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for commentary...


Yours for the Union

by Baruch Hirson & Tom Lodge

Yours for the Union stands as a landmark history of the making of the black working class in South Africa. Drawing on a wide range of sources, it covers the crucial period of 1930-47, when South Africa's rapid...


The Story of an African Working Class

by Jeff Crisp & Gavin Hilson

  • A story of struggle against exploitative mining companies, repressive governments, and authoritarian trade union leaders

  • Combines lively historical narrative with original analysis

  • A unique contribution to the...