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Improving Services for Transgender and Gender Variant Youth

by Tiffany Jones

This expert guide to working with transgender and gender variant youth offers ways to make positive change to service provision for practitioners working with this group. Based on the latest research, the recommendations...


HANDBOOK to the SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY

by J. Randall

This little book explores the Severn Valley and the places the railway passes through from Worcester to Shrewsbury as it was in 1863.

The Severn, like other English rivers, may be said to have been a railway...


The sociological imagination on the horizons of contemporary society

by Fiammetta Fanizza

How can we restore fundamental values on a political and cultural level? Taking this question as a starting point, the book identifies the notion of sociological imagination as a suitable method to address the...


Contradictions of Democracy

by Nicholas Rush Smith

Despite being one of the world's most vibrant democracies, police estimate between five and ten percent of the murders in South Africa result from vigilante violence. This is puzzling given the country's celebrated...


Community Power and Empowerment

by Brian D. Christens

Community Power and Empowerment takes direct aim at many of the longstanding weaknesses and ambiguities of empowerment theory, research, and practice. In addition, research has disproportionately emphasized...


The Oxford Handbook of Migration Crises

by Dr. Cecilia Menjívar, Dr. Marie Ruiz & Dr. Immanuel Ness

The objective of The Oxford Handbook of Migration Crises is to deconstruct, question, and redefine through a critical lens what is commonly understood as "migration crises." The volume covers a wide range of...


How to Ikigai

by Tim Tamashiro

Why isn’t every day meaningful for every person? Is it even possible to live each day in meaningful ways? Sure it is. Let me tell you about a tiny, tiny, tiny little island south of Japan where people live...


Currencies of Imagination

by Ivan V. Small

In Vietnam, international remittances from the Vietnamese diaspora are quantitatively significant and contribute important economic inputs. Yet beyond capital transfer, these diasporic remittance economies offer...


Anthropogenic Rivers

by Jerome Whitington

In the 2000s, Laos was treated as a model country for the efficacy of privatized, "sustainable" hydropower projects as viable options for World Bank-led development. By viewing hydropower as a process that creates...


Mass Violence and the Self

by Howard G. Brown

Mass Violence and the Self explores the earliest visual and textual depictions of personal suffering caused by the French Wars of Religion of 1562–98, the Fronde of 1648–52, the French Revolutionary Terror...


Winning Hearts and Votes

by Steven Brooke

In non-democratic regimes around the world, non-state organizations provide millions of citizens with medical care, schooling, childrearing, and other critical social services. Why would any authoritarian countenance...


The Well-Lived Life

by Lyndsay Green

Legacy is about who we are and how we will be remembered. In this thought-provoking book, bestselling author Lyndsay Green compels us to think about our legacy and consider how we would feel if we knew our life...


If You Build It They Will Come

by Jeffrey E. Barnett & Jeffrey Zimmerman

Private mental health practice is a vibrant, thriving, and financially rewarding profession. And yet many who consider pursuing this path are misled by falsehoods, or myths, about private practice that can result...


The Anarchist Encyclopedia

by Mitchell Abidor & Sébastien Faure

This is an abridged version of the Anarchist Encyclopedia. The original was a four-volume compendium of anarchist thought and analysis compiled by the great anarchist activist and writer Sébastien Faure. Within...


Twenty-Six Seconds

by Curt Petrovich

How a few fleeting frames of video led to a frustrating search for justice tainted by ego, bias, and a desire for vengeance.

Images of Robert Dziekanski convulsing after being shocked by a Mountie’s Taser...


The Politics of Peace

by Petra Goedde

During a television broadcast in 1959, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower remarked that "people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace...


Digital Feminist Activism

by Kaitlynn Mendes, Jessica Ringrose & Jessalynn Keller

From sites like Hollaback! and Everyday Sexism, which document instances of street harassment and misogyny, to social media-organized movements and communities like #MeToo and #BeenRapedNeverReported, feminists...


Break all the Borders

by Ariel I. Ahram

Since 2011, civil wars and state failure have wracked the Arab world, underlying the misalignment between national identity and political borders. In Break all the Borders, Ariel I. Ahram examines the separatist...


Key Thinkers of the Radical Right

by Mark Sedgwick

Since the start of the twenty-first century, the political mainstream has been shifting to the right. The liberal orthodoxy that took hold in the West as a reaction to the Second World War is breaking down....


Beyond These Walls

by Tony Platt

A groundbreaking investigation into the roots of the American criminal justice system reveals how the past bleeds into the present.

Beyond These Walls is an ambitious and far-ranging exploration that tracks...