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On the Edge: Water, Immigration, and Politics in the Southwest

by Char Miller

On the Edge grew out of a lifetime spent living and traveling across the American Southwest, from San Antonio to Los Angeles. Char Miller examines this borderland region through a native's eyes and contemplates...


Carceral Spaces: Mobility and Agency in Imprisonment and Migrant Detention

by Dominique Moran & Nick Gill

This book draws together the work of a new community of scholars with a growing interest in carceral geography. It combines work by geographers on 'mainstream' penal establishments where people are incarcerated...


Bangkok Busted: You Die for Sure

by William John Stapleton

The unique enterprise A Sense Of Place Publishing has just released its newest publication, Bangkok Busted: You Die For Sure. This is a deeply personal story by author William John Stapleton on the fallout after...


Prophecy in the New Millennium: When Prophecies Persist

by Sarah Harvey & Suzanne Newcombe

This volume gives a concise but comprehensive overview of the rich diversity of prophecy, its role in major world religions as well as in new religions and alternative spiritualities, its social dynamics and...


Bribery and Corruption: How to Be an Impeccable and Profitable Corporate Citizen

by Michael J. Comer & Timothy E. Stephens

Bribery and Corruption is written by the world's leading practitioners in the fields of fraud prevention, detection and investigation; they have massive practical experience in commercial and governmental sectors....


The European Union Neighbourhood: Challenges and Opportunities

by Teresa Cierco

This volume brings together a broad range of scholars seeking to highlight some of the main issues that concern the European relations with its neighbour's countries in the Western Balkans, the Eastern and Southern...


Architecture as a Performing Art

by Marcia Feuerstein & Gray Read

This collection of essays reveals a deep alliance between architecture and the performing arts, uncovering its roots in ancient stories, and tracing a continuous tradition of thought that emerges in contemporary...


Bodies of Sound: Studies Across Popular Music and Dance

by Sherril Dodds & Susan C. Cook

From the ragtime one-step of the early twentieth century to the contemporary practices of youth club cultures, popular dance and music are inextricably linked. This collection reveals the intimate connections...


Ways of Meeting and the Theology of Religions

by David Cheetham

Exploring the different points of view and 'tones of voice' adopted in theology for the meeting of religions, this book presents a contemporary philosophical and theological engagement with key issues of how...


Turkey-Syria Relations: Between Enmity and Amity

by Raymond Hinnebusch & Özlem Tür

In 1997 Turkey and Syria were on the brink of war, engaged in a very real power struggle. Turkey was aligned with Syria's main enemy, Israel, and there were seemingly intractable differences on the issues of...


Contesting Secularism: Comparative Perspectives

by Anders Berg-Sørensen

Drawing together contributions from leading scholars from across the world Contesting Secularism analyses how secularism functions as a political doctrine in different national contexts put under pressure by...


Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America

by John Nichols & Robert W. Mcchesney

Fresh from the first $10 billion election campaign, two award-winning authors show how unbridled campaign spending defines our politics and, failing a dramatic intervention, signals the end of our democracy.Blending...


Perspectives on Public Space in Rome, from Antiquity to the Present Day

by Gregory Smith & Jan Gadeyne

Divided into five chronological sections (Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Modern and Contemporary) this volume provides readers interested in urban history with a collection of essays on the evolution...


Sacrifice and the Body: Biblical Anthropology and Christian Self-Understanding

by John Dunnill

What is sacrifice? For many people today the word has negative overtones, suggesting loss, or death, or violence. But in religions, ancient and modern, the word is linked primarily to joyous feasting which puts...


Alzheimer's Disease, Media Representations and the Politics of Euthanasia: Constructing Risk and Selling Death in an Ageing Society

by Megan-Jane Johnstone

Drawing on extensive data this book explores the 'Alzheimerisation' of the euthanasia debate, examining the shift in recent years in public attitudes towards the desirability and moral permissibility of euthanasia...


New Visualities, New Technologies: The New Ecstasy of Communication

by J. Macgregor Wise & Hille Koskela

Bringing together a transdisciplinary team of leading scholars and artists from North America, Europe and Asia, this volume documents and theorizes this new visibility. It focuses on the proliferation of a range...


Connected by Nature's Law

by Michael Laitman

Connected—by Nature’s Law presents a comprehensive picture of reality and the process that humanity is undergoing. The book offers tools for using the major personal and social shifts we’re going through...


Human Capitalism: How Economic Growth Has Made Us Smarter--and More Unequal

by Brink Lindsey

What explains the growing class divide between the well educated and everybody else? Noted author Brink Lindsey, a senior scholar at the Kauffman Foundation, argues that it's because economic expansion is creating...


Environmental Networks and Social Movement Theory

by Clare Saunders

Are environmentalists in Britain part of a transnational movement or are they tactically and ideologically distinct? How can we understand the environmental movement within the context of social movement theory?...


Ruskin's Educational Ideals

by Sara Atwood

Focusing on John Ruskin as a teacher and on his greatest educational work, Fors Clavigera, Sara Atwood examines Ruskin's life and writings to trace his varied roles in education, the development of his teaching...