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Offender Profiling Crime Analysis

by Peter Ainsworth

Offender Profiling and Crime Analysis provides a highly readable account of the subject, and a picture of profiling which by no means accords with popular views and representations of what is involved. The book...


Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature

by Donna J. Haraway

Simians, Cyborgs and Women is a powerful collection of ten essays written between 1978 and 1989. Although on the surface, simians, cyborgs and women may seem an odd threesome, Haraway describes their profound...


Violence, Prejudice and Sexuality

by Stephen Tomsen

The binary model of sexuality can be devastating and even fatal for people left outside the category of heterosexuality. Essentialist categories of sexuality and gender are often enforced by harassment and violence,...


Law and Development in East and South-East Asia

by Christoph Antons

During the 1980s and 1990s Asian 'developmental states' attracted much attention in political science and economics literature, but the role of law in the economic development was neglected. It was only after...


Media Sport Stars: Masculinities and Moralities

by Garry Whannel

Media Sport Stars considers how masculinity and male identity are represented through images of sport and sport stars. From the pre-radio era to today's specialist TV channels, newspaper supplements and websites,...


Genetic Policing: The Uses of DNA in Police Investigations

by Robin Williams & Paul Johnson

This book is about the increasing significance of DNA profiling for crime investigation in modern society. It focuses on developments in the UK as the world-leader in the development and application of forensic...


Architects of Delusion: Europe, America, and the Iraq War

by Simon Serfaty

The commencement of war in Iraq in 2003 was met with a variety of reactions around the globe. In Architects of Delusion, Simon Serfaty presents a historical analysis of how and why the decision to wage war was...


Crazies to the Left of Me, Wimps to the Right

by Bernard Goldberg

Enough of the leftist lunatics like Rosie O'Donnell who think "Radical Christians" are "as big a threat to America as Radical Muslims." Enough of the hyperbolic liberal rhetoric comparing Bush to Saddam and...


Social Motivation, Justice, and the Moral Emotions: An Attributional Approach

by Bernard Weiner

Social Motivation, Justice, and the Moral Emotions proposes an attribution theory of interpersonal or social motivation that distinguishes between the role of thinking and feeling in determining action. The...


Religion Online: Finding Faith on the Internet: Finding Faith on the Internet

by Lorne L. Dawson & Douglas E. Cowan

Religion Online provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to this burgeoning new religious reality, from cyberpilgrimages to neo-pagan chatroom communities. A substantial introduction by the editors...


Genre and Television: From Cop Shows to Cartoons in American Culture: From Cop Shows to Cartoons in American Culture

by Jason Mittell

Genre and Television proposes a new understanding of television genres as cultural categories, offering a set of in-depth historical and critical examinations to explore five key aspects of television genre:...


Cultures of Forgery: Making Nations Making Selves: Making Nations, Making Selves

by Judith Ryan & Alfred Thomas

In Cultures of Forgery, leading literary studies and cultural studies scholars examine the double meaning of the word "forge"-to create or to form, on the one hand, and to make falsely, on the other.


Flashpoints in the War on Terrorism

by Derek S. Reveron & Jeffrey Stevenson Murer

This volume offers a comprehensive overview of international political violence by bringing together foreign policy experts on several regions who examine conflicts in the Fertile Crescent, the Balkans, the...


Understanding U..S.. Human Rights Policy: A Paradoxical Legacy: A Paradoxical Legacy

by Clair Apodaca

This book provides a comprehensive historical overview and analysis of the complex and often vexing problem of understanding the formation of US human rights policy over the past thirty-five years, a period...


Negotiating Minefields: The Landmines Ban in American Politics: The Landmines Ban in American Politics

by Leon V. Sigal

Against all odds, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines helped to enact a global treaty banning antipersonnel mines in 1997. For that achievement it was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

In this volume, Leon...


American Foreign Policy in a Globalized World

by David P. Forsythe, Patrice C. MacMahon & Andrew Wedeman

In this volume, several leading foreign policy and international relations experts consider the long term prospects and implications of US foreign policy as it has been shaped and practiced during the presidency...


Atomic Bomb Cinema: The Apocalyptic Imagination on Film: The Apocalyptic Imagination on Film

by Jerome F. Shapiro

Unfathomably merciless and powerful, the atomic bomb has left its indelible mark on film. In Atomic Bomb Cinema, Jerome F. Shapiro unearths the unspoken legacy of the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima and its...


French Food: On the Table on the Page and in French Culture: On the Table, on the Page, and in French Culture

by Lawrence R. Schehr & Allen S. Weiss

More than a book about food alone, French Food uses diet as a window into issues of nationality, literature, and culture in France and abroad. Outstanding contributors from cultural studies, literary criticism,...


Economic Justice and Democracy: From Competition to Cooperation

by Robin Hahnel

In Economic Justice and Democracy Robin Hahnel argues that progressives need to go back to the drawing board and rethink how they conceive of economic justice and economic democracy. He presents a coherent set...


Global Culture, Island Identity

by Karen Fog Olwig

Looking at the development of cultural identity in the global context, this text uses the approach of historical anthropology. It examines the way in which the West Indian Community of Nevis, has, since the...