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  1. Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection

    The focus of this book is to introduce for a non-specialist audience the potential of precision agriculture in food security, environmental protection, and sustainable use of natural resources, as well as its economic benefits. It is shown that with the application of precision agriculture both food production and resource efficiency can be maximized, without waste or damage to the environment.

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  2. Progressive Community Organizing Reflective Practice in a Globalizing World, 2nd Edition

    "The first edition of Progressive Community Organizing was a splendid and relatively unique community organizing text in a field that has sparked a great deal of recent interest. The second edition, significantly revised and expanded, is even better. My favorite aspects are how Loretta Pyles grounds the study of community-organization practice in the ideas and contexts that shape contemporary efforts. Progressive Community Organizing is especially strong on the importance of theory to practice, an area most books minimize or ignore. This is a highly accessible and informative read, chock full of valuable insights from an experienced and gifted teacher and practitioner." —Robert Fisher, PhD, professor and chair of community organization at the University of Connecticut School of Social Work, and author of Let the People Decide

    "Pyles’s work is a critical text for students, educators, and practitioners of transformative community organizing. Drawing upon theory and practice, Pyles details the multiple levels—individual, organizational and societal—at which transformation must occur to build movements for lasting comprehensive change." —Laura J. Wernick, PhD, assistant professor at the Fordham University School of Social Service

  3. Featured Series - Education, Poverty and International Development

    Series Editors: Madeleine Arnot and Christopher Colclough

    This series of research-based monographs provide new analyses of the relationships between education, poverty and international development. The series offers important theoretical and methodological frameworks for the study of developing country education systems, in the context of national cultures and ambitious global agendas.

  4. Sir Peter Hall Writes New Book on What’s Wrong with Urban Planning in Britain Today

    Internationally renowned academic Sir Peter Hall has just published a new book, Good Cities, Better Lives: How Europe Discovered the Lost Art of Urbanism, looking at the urban planning challenges faced in Britain and other countries, and how lessons from the European experience can help to put it right.

  5. Policing Non-Citizens

    By Leanne Weber

    Criminologists are increasingly turning their attention to the many points of intersection between immigration and crime control. This book discusses the detection of unlawful non-citizens as a distinct form of policing which is impacting on a growing range of agencies and sections of society...Read more

  6. Crimes of Mobility

    Criminal Law and the Regulation of Immigration
    By Ana Aliverti

    This book examines the role of criminal law in the enforcement of immigration controls over the last two decades in Britain. The criminalization of immigration status has historically served functions of exclusion and control against those who defy the state’s powers over its territory and population. In the last two decades, the powers to exclude and punish have been enhanced by the expansion of the catalog of immigration offences and their more systematic enforcement... Read more... 


     

  7. Hate Crime (2nd Edition)

    By Nathan Hall

    Building on the success of the first edition, this accessible, cross-disciplinary text also includes a wider range of international issues, and addresses new and emerging areas of concern within the field. The book will be of particular interest to academics, undergraduate and postgraduate students, criminal justice practitioners, and policy-makers working within the area of hate crime and related fields of crime, social justice, and diversity...Read more...

  8. Research Methods in Crime and Justice

    By Brian L. Withrow

    This fresh and innovative hybrid text/online material for undergraduate CJ RESEARCH METHODS uniquely addresses the fundamental teaching issue for this course: how to communicate and successfully teach students that their future success as criminal justice practitioners is linked to their acquisition of research skills...Read more...


  9. WOMR Radio Author Interview - Listen Now

    Anne Fausto-Sterling, author of Sex/Gender: Biology in a Social World, recently appeareed on WOMR's radio show, The Lowdown with Ira Wood, to talk about sex and gender identity.

    Click here to listen now!

  10. All Coaching is About Change

    No longer reserved as a perk for those at “the top of the house”, coaching in organizations is now recognized as a core skill set for managers and leaders at all levels and for peers who support peers, both internally and externally. Hailed as “the textbook that marks the maturity of organizational coaching”, John L. Bennett and Mary Wayne Bush’s ‘Coaching for Change’ introduces a model that shows why coaching is the intervention of choice for driving organization change.

    Find out what makes coaching so important with this exclusive interview with the authors.

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