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Domination and Subordination as a Social Organization Principle in Georg Simmel's Soziologie

by Adele Bianco, Giuliana Fantini & Patrizia De Francesco

Investigating Georg Simmel's approach to such themes as work relationships and political democracy, this book provides a theoretical key to understanding the change processes taking place in the global world....


Senegal Sojourn: Selections from One Teacher's Journal

by Kathleen M. Madigan

Senegal Sojourn: Selections from One Teacher's Journal is a personal account of everyday interaction while collaborating for a year with foreign language teachers and writers of fiction in Dakar. A unique and...


Socio-Analytic Dialogue: Incorporating Psychosocial Dynamics into Public Policies

by Bruno Boccara

Bruno Boccara’s Socio-Analytic Dialogue develops a new framework for analyzing public policy that incorporates complex and changing psychosocial issues, in particular those related to the societal unconscious....


Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy

by Corinne Goria

The men and women in Invisible Hands reveal the human rights abuses occurring behind the scenes of the global economy. These narrators — including phone manufacturers in China, copper miners in Zambia, garment...


Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World, 2nd Edition

by Alan Weisman

Los Llanos—the rain-leached, eastern savannas of war-ravaged Colombia—are among the most brutal environments on Earth and an unlikely setting for one of the most hopeful environmental stories ever told....


Broken Promises of Globalization: The Case of the Bangladesh Garment Industry

by Shahidur Rahman

Broken Promises of Globalization: The Case of the Bangladesh Garment Industry contributes to the contemporary debate on the limits and possibilities of globalization to the global south. It examines how a Least...


Demanding Accountability: Civil Society Claims and the World Bank Inspection Panel

by Dana Clark, Jonathan A. Fox & Kay Treakle

Demanding Accountability is a collection of nine original case studies that offer insights into how local, national, and international civil society factors mobilize to hold the World Bank accountable for its...


Kenya's Independence Constitution: Constitution-Making and End of Empire

by Robert M. Maxon

Kenya's Independence Constitution, by Robert M. Maxon, details the evolution of Kenya's constitution during the final stage of decolonization. Starting with the close of the first Lancaster House conference...


Drug Law Reform in East and Southeast Asia

by Fifa Rahman, Nick Crofts, Mohamad Firdaus Zakaria & Gary Reid et al.

Drug Law Reform in East and Southeast Asia is unique because it gathers perspectives from all over Asia into one place, allowing for effective advocacy. Previously, there was no single source of material that...


Global Environmental Challenges of the Twenty-First Century: Resources, Consumption, and Sustainable Solutions

by David E. Lorey

The most serious environmental problems of the twenty-first century have the potential to alter the course of life on this planet. Global warming, toxic waste, water and air pollution, acid rain, and shrinking...


Uncertain Safari: Kenyan Encounters and African Dreams

by Allan M. Winkler

Uncertain Safari deals with the contours and complexities of African life today. Based on author Allan Winkler's personal experiences living and working in Kenya and traveling to many other parts of the continent,...


Environmental Ethics for a Postcolonial World

by Deane Curtin

Deane Curtin puts today's most important social and environmental ethical issues into their historical, political, and philosophical contexts, and offers deep insights into the nature of our freedom and its...


Latin America after the Neoliberal Debacle: Another Region is Possible

by Ximena de la Barra & Richard A. Dello Buono

Latin America after the Neoliberal Debacle looks at the sharply declining legitimacy of liberal democracies in the region and the new array of popular forces working for social transformation. In particular,...


Urban Informality: Transnational Perspectives from the Middle East, Latin America, and South Asia

by Nezar AlSayyad & Ananya Roy

The turn of the century has been a moment of rapid urbanization. Much of this urban growth is taking place in the cities of the developing world and much of it in informal settlements. This book presents cutting-edge...


The Debt Threat

by Noreena Hertz

Noreena Hertz, one of the world's leading experts on economic globalization, looks at the history of third-world debt and its crippling effects on people in developing countries.

Drawing from her impressive debt-relief...


The Quest for Press Freedom: One Hundred Years of History of the Media in Ethiopia

by Meseret Chekol Reta

This book is about press development and freedom in Ethiopia, with a focus on the state media. It examines the political and social situations of the monarchy era, the Marxist military regime, and the current...


Colonial Mentality in Africa

by Nkuzi Michael Nnam

Intended for a broad audience, Colonial Mentality in Africa explores the lingering effects of colonization in present day Africa. Despite the independence of all African nations from their former colonizers...


Re-imagining Development Communication in Africa

by Chuka Onwumechili & Ikechukwu Ndolo

This book takes a new look at development communication in Africa from the perspective of experienced scholars and practitioners. The book is organized into three sections or parts, the first focusing on the...


Surviving with Dignity: Hausa Communities of Niamey, Niger

by Scott M. Youngstedt

Surviving with Dignity focuses on the lived experience of two generations of migrant Hausa men in Niamey, Niger’s capital city, set in a larger social matrix of national and global transformations. Their extraordinary...


Fighting for Darfur

by Rebecca Hamilton & Mia Farrow

Around the world, millions of people have added their voices to protest marches and demonstrations because they believe that, together, they can make a difference. When we failed to stop the genocide in Rwanda...