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  1. Featured Textbook: The Psychology of Terrorism

    'This is an important revision to a book already well established as a leader in the area. The new material brings it up to date, and extends the analysis, increasing its relevance. The role of psychology in understanding terrorism has become much more important, and this book contributes to that improved understanding.'- Max Taylor, University of St Andrews, UK

  2. Moral Psychology: A Contemporary Introduction

    "Valerie Tiberius’s book is an instant classic—the definitive introductory textbook on philosophical moral psychology. It is wide-ranging and authoritative, synthesizing an enormous amount of information, both scientific and philosophical. It’s also a lot of fun. With her trademark wit and levelheadedness, Tiberius introduces readers to moral philosophy’s most challenging problems and explains how recent scientific discoveries are casting these old problems in a new light. This book is beautifully written, filled with colorful examples that convey Tiberius’ hard-won insights. Each of these chapters is fascinating in its own right, and together they tell a remarkable story that is just beginning. It’s hard to imagine a better introduction to this exciting and rapidly advancing field." —Joshua Greene, Harvard University

     

  3. Philosophy of Social Science: A Contemporary Introduction

    "Crisply written, comprehensive and packed with examples, Mark Risjord's new Philosophy of Social Science: A Contemporary Introduction is a wonderful achievement. What is most remarkable is how deeply the philosophical account is embedded in and informed by contemporary empirical work in behavioral economics, evolutionary psychology and cognitive science; to pull this off without sacrificing accessibility is something of a miracle. This is just what philosophy of social science should be and both teacher and student will benefit accordingly." —Lee McIntyre, Boston University

  4. New Textbook for your Japanese Culture and Society Course: Interpreting Japan by Brian J. McVeigh

    Interpreting Japan offers students a handy "how to" guide for interpreting Japanese society and conducting their own research.

  5. Note from Robert McKeever and Philip Davies, authors of Politics USA

    We are delighted to announce the publication of the third edition of Politics USA. As with previous versions of the book, Bob McKeever and Phil Davies offer a comprehensive analysis of contemporary American politics. Including an examination of the historical, social and economics roots of American government, they enable readers to understand the both the continuities and the changes that explain today’s political dynamics.

  6. Disaster, Conflict and Society in Crises

    Everyday Politics of Crisis Response
    Edited by Dorothea Hilhorst

    Humanitarian crises - resulting from conflict, natural disaster or political collapse – are usually perceived as a complete break from normalcy, spurring special emergency policies and interventions. In reality, there are many continuities and discontinuities between crisis and normalcy. What does this mean for our understanding of politics, aid, and local institutions during crises... Read more...

  7. Climate Change and Development

    By Thomas Tanner and Leo Horn-Phathanothai

    Climate Change and Development provides a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary foundation for understanding the complex and tangled relationship between development and climate change. It argues that transformational approaches are required in order to reconcile poverty reduction and climate protection and secure sustained prosperity in the twenty first century... Read more...

  8. New Directions in Race, Ethnicity and Crime

    Edited by Coretta Phillips and Colin Webster

    This book offers an accessible and innovative approach, including chapters on anti-Semitism, social cohesion in London, Bradford and Glasgow, as well as an exploration of policing Traveller communities. Incorporating current empirical research and new departures in methodology and theory, this book also draws on a range of contemporary issues such as policing terrorism, immigration detention and youth gangs... Read more...

  9. Celebrity Culture

    Second Edition
    By Ellis Cashmore

    This fully-updated and rewritten second edition investigates issues in celebrity culture from the paparazzi to politics, from voyeurism to self-perfection. Cashmore presents engaging case studies to analyze how social media has changed the nature of celebrity culture, and explore how we consume celebrity in today’s society... Read more...

  10. Consuming Race

    By Ben Pitcher

    This book explores how the meanings of race are made and remade in acts of creative consumption. Ranging across the terrain of popular culture, and finding race in some unusual and unexpected places, it offers fresh and innovative ways of thinking about the centrality of race to our lives... Read more...


     

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