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The Book of Matt: Hidden Truths About the Murder of Matthew Shepard

by Stephen Jimenez

What role did crystal meth and other previously underreported factors play in the brutal murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard? The Book of Matt is a page-turning cautionary tale that humanizes and...


The XX Factor: How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World

by Alison Wolf

Noted British academic and journalist Alison Wolf offers a surprising and thoughtful study of the professional elite, and  examines the causes—and limits—of women’s rise and the consequences of their...


A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future

by Daniel H. Pink

The future belongs to a different kind of person with a different kind of mind: artists, inventors, storytellers-creative and holistic "right-brain" thinkers whose abilities mark the fault line between who gets...


Anthropology of Migration and Multi: New Directions

by Steven Vertovec

The field of anthropology of migration and multiculturalism is booming. Throughout its hundred-odd year history, studies of migration and diverse or 'plural' societies have arguably been both marginal and central...


Cultural Adaptation - Moran and Kea

by Albert Moran & Michael Keane

Cultural borrowing is exploding across the world. Creative ideas are transferred and modified in ever increasing number and complexity making new products ranging from TV shows to architectural style in new...


The Racial Missions of Contemporary: International Perspectives on Evolving Law-Enforcement Politics

by Paul Amar

This book identifies new formations of race, racism and ethnicity at the intersection of neoliberalism, security, urban governance and the law through a comparative, international analysis of police organizations...


New Methods Social Justice Research

by Alphia Possamai-Inesedy & Gabrielle Gwyther

This book provides a source of innovative theories and data for researchers grappling with social justice methodology and research methods in an environment constrained by funding agendas.

This book foregrounds...


Comfort in a Lower Carbon Society -

by Elizabeth Shove, Heather Chappells & Loren Lutzenhiser

Current expectations and standards of comfort are almost certainly unsustainable and new methods and ideas will be required if there is to be any prospect of a significantly lower carbon society. This collection...


Sport Past and Present in South Afr: (Trans)Forming the Nation

by Scarlett Cornelissen & Albert Grundlingh

This book provides an interpretation of sport in contemporary South Africa through an historical account of the evolution and social ramifications of sport in the twentieth century. It comprises chapters which...


Health, Culture and Religion in Sou: Critical Perspectives

by Assa Doron & Alex Broom

Health, Culture and Religion in South Asia brings together top international scholars from a range of social science disciplines to critically explore the interplay of local cultural and religious practices...


Gujarat Beyond Gandhi - Mehta: Identity, Society and Conflict

by Nalin Mehta & Mona G. Mehta

The birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi and the land that produced Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, Gujarat has been at the centre-stage of South Asia's political iconography for more than a century. As...


Women, War and Learning - Mojab

by Shahrzad Mojab

This anthology provides fresh theorization of gendered dimensions of learning, war, and violence, with a view to offering new insights on the impact of violence on women's learning and well being. The collection...


Symbolism and Power in Central Asia: Politics of the Spectacular

by Sally N. Cummings

With the collapse of communism, post-communist societies scrambled to find meaning to their new independence. Central Asia was no exception. Events, relationships, gestures, spatial units and objects produced,...


Migrant Workers in Asia - Constable: Distant Divides, Intimate Connections

by Nicole Constable

This book provides rich and provocative comparative studies of South and Southeast Asian domestic workers who migrate to other parts of Asia. These studies range from Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore, to Yemen,...


Migrant Politics and Mobilisation: Exclusion, Engagements, Incorporation

by Davide Pero & John Solomos

In recent years immigration and the integration of migrants and minorities have become politicised in public and policy debates in Britain, the rest of Europe and the United States. In such debates, migrants...


Rethinking Labour Africa Past Prese

by Lynn Schler, Louise Bethlehem & Galia Sabar

This book offers a broad range of perspectives on major transformations in the research of labor in Africa contexts over the last twenty years. This is a groundbreaking work by social scientists and historians;...


Feminism Counts, Quant Methods & Re: Quantitative Methods and Researching Gender

by Christina Hughes & Rachel Lara Cohen

This is an important and timely text that provides a unique overview of contemporary quantitative approaches to gender research. The contributors are internationally recognised researchers from the UK, USA and...


Diaspora & Citizenship Sutherland

by Claire Sutherland & Elena Barabantseva

This collection of papers discusses the impact of diasporas on the articulations and practices of legal, political, cultural and social citizenship in their country of origin. While the majority of current citizenship...


Women, Sport, Society - Park: Further Reflections, Reaffirming Mary Wollstonecraft

by Roberta J Park & Patricia Vertinsky

During the last four decades women's and gender history have become vibrant fields including studies of attitudes regarding the limited physical and other abilities of females as well as studies of the accomplishments...


The Sociology of Healthcare

by Alan Clarke

The Sociology of Healthcare, Second Edition explores the impact of current social changes on health, illness and healthcare, and provides an overview of the fundamental concerns in these areas.  This new edition...