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The Book of Five Rings (The Way of the Warrior Series)

by Miyamoto Musashi

Along with Sun Tzu's The Art of War, The Book of Five Rings is considered to be one of the most insightful texts on the subtle arts of confrontation and victory to emerge from Asia. Composed in 1643 by the famed...


Leviathan

by Thomas Hobbes

Leviathan concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential examples of social contract theory. Contents: Of Man Of Sense Of Imagination...


The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli

"The Prince" is a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. Originally called De Principatibus (About Principalities), it was written in 1513, but not published...


What Is Crime?: Controversies over the Nature of Crime and What to Do about It

by Stuart Henry, Mark M. Lanier, Jerome Michael & Kathyrn Ann Farr et al.

In What Is Crime?, the first book-length treatment of the topic, contributors debate the content of crime from diverse perspectives: consensus/moral, cultural/relative, conflict/power, anarchist/critical, feminist,...


Selected Supernatural Stories

by John Buchan

Selected Supernatural Stories brings together some of the best short stories from the master himself, John Buchan!

Featuring:

The Keeper Of Cademuir

A Journey Of Little Profit

The Outgoing Of The Tide

No-Man’s-Land...


A Room of One´s Own

by Virginia Woolf

"A Room of One's Own" (1929) is a classic text of the feminist movement. It is an expanded treatment of issues that Woolf presented in two essays she read to audiences at women's colleges in 1928. While the...


Covert Investigation Fifth Edition

by Karen Harfield & Clive Harfield

Examining all the issues you need to consider when deploying investigative tools under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) and the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, Covert Investigation is a...


The Social Contract

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau & G. D. H. Cole

The Social Contract, originally published as On the Social Contract; or, Principles of Political Rights by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, is a 1762 book in which Rousseau theorized about the best way to establish a...


The Social Contract & Discourse on Inequality

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau & G. D. H. Cole

The Social Contract, originally published as On the Social Contract; or, Principles of Political Rights by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, is a 1762 book in which Rousseau theorized about the best way to establish a...


The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli

Nicolo Machiavelli was born at Florence on 3rd May 1469. He was the second son of Bernardo di Nicolo Machiavelli, a lawyer of some repute, and of Bartolommea di Stefano Nelli, his wife. Both parents were members...


The Malay Dilemma Revisited

by M. Bakri Musa

The Malay Dilemma Revisited is a critical and balanced analysis of Malaysia's preferential race policy and its impact on the nation's delicate race dynamics and economy. Unlike America's affirmative action,...


The Globalization Paradox

by Dani Rodrik

For a century, economists have driven forward the cause of globalization in financial institutions, labour markets, and trade. Yet there have been consistent warning signs that a global economy and free trade...


Coming Up Short: Working-Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty

by Jennifer M. Silva

What does it mean to grow up today as working-class young adults? How does the economic and social instability left in the wake of neoliberalism shape their identities, their understandings of the American Dream,...


Digital Universities V.1 (2014) - n. 1

by Katharine A. Bentham, Alessandra Briganti, Sonia Forconi & Paolo Francescone et al.

EDITORIAL Culture and cultures: the world’s thousands of versions compared to global modernization PEDAGOGY Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): education to change society? SCIENCE Massive Open Online Courses...


Is there a future for Carbon Capture and Storage in Poland?

by Michal Drabik

The climate is changing, the average temperature on Earth is rising, the EU is concerned and Poland is developing. Despite the fact that the country is trying to make up economically for lost time under Communism,...


Black Pearls

by Eric V. Copage

Eric V. Copage's Black Pearls is an extraordinary book of inspirational thoughts and practical advice for African-Americans. The 365 quotes that begin each day's entry range from African proverbs to wisdom from...


The Apple Family: Scenes from Life in the Country

by Richard Nelson

A Chekhovian quartet of plays examining the contemporary American experience.


The Irregularization of Migration in Contemporary Europe: Detention, Deportation, Drowning

by Yolande Jansen, Robin Celikates & Joost de Bloois

This carefully curated collection addresses the intertwined political, legal, cultural, and normative dimensions of the irregularization of migration.


Spaces of Governmentality: Autonomous Migration and the Arab Uprisings

by Martina Tazzioli

This book explores migrants’ movements and struggles taking place in the aftermath of the Arab Revolutions and examines how they impact the European space.


Handbook of Socialization, Second Edition: Theory and Research

by Joan E. Grusec & Paul D. Hastings

This highly regarded handbook remains the leading reference and advanced text on socialization. Foremost authorities review the breadth of current knowledge on socialization processes across the life span. Extensively...