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Ireland since 1800: Conflict and Conformity

by K. Theodore Hoppen

The second edition of this bestselling survey of modern Irish history covers social, religious as well as political history and offers a distinctive combination of chronological and thematic approaches.


Conducting Research in Human Geography: theory, methodology and practice

by Rob Kitchin & Nick Tate

Reading this book is your first step to becoming a competent human geography researcher. Whether you are a novice needing practical help for your first piece of research or a professional in search of an accessible...


Humans: An Introduction to Four-Field Anthropology

by Alice Beck Kehoe

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Women Out of Place: The Gender of Agency and the Race of Nationality

by Brackette Williams

These essays investigate the links between agency and race with regard to constructions of masculinity and femininity among radical groups resisting varied forms of political and economic domination. *********************************************************...


The Responsibility Trap

by Claudia Bepko

Bepko and Krestan integrate theory and practice in describing the treatment of families with alcohol problems.

“This book is the outgrowth of seven years of work in which we have made an attempt to integrate...


Telling Maya Tales: Tzotzil Identities in Modern Mexico

by Gary H. Gossen

Telling Maya Tales offers an experimental ethnographic portrait of the San Juan Chamula, the largest and most influential Maya community of Highland Chiapas, in the late twentieth century--the era of the Zapatistas....


Peacekeeping and the UN Agencies

by Jim Whitman

This book is a long overdue assessment of the role of the UN specialized Agencies in peacekeeping operations. Special emphasis is given to that most vexed category, 'complex emergencies', invloving entrapped...


Questions and Answers on Immigration in Britain

by Farid Raymond Anthony

This guide to immigration to Britain uses a question and answer format to provide information in simple English. It ranges over: visitors; professional workers; students; business people; working in the UK;...


America's Political Class Under Fire: The Twentieth Century's Great Culture War

by David A. Horowitz

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Liberal Tradition in American Politics: Reassessing the Legacy of American Liberalism

by David F. Ericson & Louisa Bertch Green

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


My Mother's Funeral

by Adriana Paramo & Ira Sukrungruang

Life in Colombia with an exceptional mother: uncanny and sad yet sharply alive with humor


The Case Against a Democratic State: An Essay in Cultural Criticism

by Gordon Graham

The history of the last two hundred years is a story of the immense and relentless growth of the State at the expense of other social institutions. We are now so familiar and accepting of the State's pre-eminence...


Justice by Lottery

by Barbara Goodwin

This book is about the virtues and social justice of random distribution. The first chapter is a utopian fragment about a future country, Aleatoria, where everything, including political power, jobs and money,...


The Snake That Swallowed Its Tail

by Mark Garnett

Liberal values are the hallmark of a civilised society. Yet they depend on an optimistic view of the human condition, Stripped of this essential ingredient, liberalism has become a hollowed-out abstraction....


Price of Honor: Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence on the Islamic World

by Jan Goodwin

In recent years, the expanding movement of militant Islam has changed the way millions think, behave, dress, and live, but nowhere has its impact been more powerfully felt than in its dramatic, often devastating...


Through the Dark Forest: Transforming Your Life in the Face of Death

by Carolyn Conger

It's never too late to transform your life.

A practical and deeply healing guide to becoming whole and finding peace during the most difficult time of life

When we are confronted with the end of life, we must...


The Comfort of Strangers

by Jinmi Adisa & Heinz Küll

The Comfort of Strangers gives detailed information on the background to the Rwandan refugee problem and a vivid portrayal of the effects of the mass exodus of Rwandans into Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Zaire....


Community Vigilantes in Metropolitan Kano 1985-2005

by Rasheed Olaniyi

Kano is a city where a multi-layered form of community policing was established in the era of the rollback of the state in social provisioning in the midst of ever-increasing armed banditry and crime. Between...


Gated Neighbourhoods and privatisation of urban security in Ibadan Metropolis

by Oluseyi Fabiyi

One of the consequences of the failure of the state to protect life and property of its entire citizens especially in developing countries like Nigeria is the emergences of private alternatives to crime prevention...


The Tyranny of E-mail: The Four-Thousand-Year Journey to Your Inbox

by John Freeman

The award-winning president of the National Book Critics Circle examines the astonishing growth of email—and how it is changing our lives, not always for the better.

John  Freeman  is  one  of  America’s ...