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Barcoding Nature: Shifting Cultures of Taxonomy in an Age of Biodiversity Loss

by Claire Waterton, Rebecca Ellis & Brian Wynne

DNA Barcoding has been promoted since 2003 as a new, fast, digital genomics-based means of identifying natural species based on the idea that a small standard fragment of any organism's genome (a so-called 'micro-genome')...


An Economic History of Early Modern India

by Tirthankar Roy

The death of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in 1707 until the annexation of Maratha territories by the British East India Company in 1818 was a period of transition for the economy of India. This book focuses...


Soviet Economic Management Under Khrushchev: The Sovnarkhoz Reform

by Nataliya Kibita

The Sovnarkhoz Reform of 1957 was designed by Khrushchev to improve efficiency in the Soviet economic system by decentralising economic decision making from all-Union branch ministries in Moscow to the governments...


China's Social Development and Policy: Into the Next Stage?: Into the Next Stage?

by Litao Zhao

In China, social development has fallen far behind economic development. This book looks at why this is the case, and poses the question of whether the conditions, structures and institutions that have locked...


The Transition to Democracy in Hungary: Arpad Goncz and the Post-Communist Hungarian Presidency

by Dae Soon Kim

Unlike in other countries of Eastern Europe where the opposition to communism came in the form of single mass movements led by charismatic leaders such as Václav Havel and Lech Wa??sa, in Hungary the opposition...


Human Capital Formation and Economic Growth in Asia and the Pacific

by Wendy Dobson

The entire planet looks to Asian and other emerging markets to sustain growth momentum as traditional markets in the USA and Europe struggle with the slow and arduous processes of deleveraging after the global...


Relaunching Titanic: Memory and marketing in the New Belfast

by William J V Neill, Michael Murray & Berna Grist

Relaunching Titanic examines the conflicted relationship between the memory of the Titanic, and the greater history of Belfast.


State Management of Religion in Indonesia

by Myengkyo Seo

Although Indonesia is generally considered to be a Muslim state, and is indeed the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation, it has a sizeable Christian minority as a legacy of Dutch colonialism, with Christians...


Naturalizing Critical Realist Social Ontology

by Tuukka Kaidesoja

This important book provides detailed critiques of the method of transcendental argumentation and the transcendental realist account of the concept of causal power that are among the core tenets of the bhaskarian...


Challenging Knowledge, Sex and Power: Gender, Work and Engineering: Gender, Work and Engineering

by Julie E. Mills, Suzanne Franzway & Judith Gill

Women in the developed world expect to work in the labour force over the course of their lives. On finishing school more girls are entering universities and undertaking professional training for careers than...


Israeli Identity: Between Orient and Occident

by David Tal

For many years before and after the establishment of the state of Israel, the belief that Israel is a western state remained unchallenged. This belief was founded on the predominantly western composition of...


Andrew Young: Civil Rights Ambassador

by Andrew J. DeRoche

Andrew Young: Civil Rights Ambassador explores the rising influence of race in foreign relations as it examines the contributions of this African American activist, politician, and diplomat to U.S. foreign policy....


The Black College Mystique

by Richard J. Reddick, Charles V. Willie & Ronald Brown

This study discussses the ways in which Black colleges can be of help to non-Blacks (including white students) who can benefit from the unique kind of education offered by such schools. It compares the culture...


Gender, Justice, and the Wars in Iraq: A Feminist Reformulation of Just War Theory

by Laura Sjoberg

Gender, Justice, and the Wars in Iraq offers a feminist critique and reconstruction of just war theory. It points out gender biases in the just war tradition and suggests alternative jus ad bellum and jus in...


Tally's Corner: A Study of Negro Streetcorner Men

by Elliot Liebow, Charles Lemert & William Julius Wilson

The first edition of Tally's Corner, a sociological classic, was the first compelling response to the culture of poverty thesis—that the poor are different and, according to conservatives, morally inferior—and...


Social Problems Across the Life Course

by Helena Z. Lopata & Judith A. Levy

The human life course is filled with and subject to a wide range of personal difficulties, many of which are shared by others. Social Problems across the Life Course offers accessible readings that examine the...


The Real Drug Abusers

by Fred Leavitt

This eye-opening book richly documents disturbing trends in Western medicine and urges readers toward a broader understanding of drug use and abuse.


The Public Intellectual: Between Philosophy and Politics

by Richard M. Zinman, Jerry Weinberger & Arthur M. Melzer

The editors bring together a wide variety of noted scholars to discuss the characteristics, nature, and role of public thinkers. By looking at scholarly life in the West, this work explores the relationship...


Rural Social Work: Building and Sustaining Community Capacity

by T. Laine Scales, Calvin L. Streeter & H. Stephen Cooper

A thoughtful text integrating strengths, assets, and capacity-building themes with contemporary issues in rural social work practice

Now in its second edition, Rural Social Work is a collection of contributed...


In the Know: The Classic Guide to Being Cultured and Cool

by Nancy MacDonell

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA