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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...


     

  6. Beyond GDP with Peter Bartelmus

    Peter Bartelmus, author of Sustainable Economics, discusses if the cornerstone of post-world-war recovery can cope with the complexities of today’s world.

  7. New Textbooks in Strategic Studies

    We are pleased to announce the publication of two new textbooks in strategic studies:

    Understanding Naval Warfare by Ian Speller and Understanding Land Warfare by Christopher Tuck

    Why not take a look?

  8. Becoming a Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Professional

    "With contributions from around the globe, rarely has sport, exercise and performance psychology been covered so comprehensively in a single text. This book truly contains something for everyone, from neophyte to seasoned practitioner." --Peter Terry, Professor of Psychology, University of Southern Queensland/ President, Asian-South Pacific Association of Sport Psychology

    To read more about this textbook, please click here.

    To request a complimentary copy for your course, please click here.

  9. Note from Bill Jones and Philip Norton, Authors of Politics UK, 8th Edition

    Politics UK was first conceived as a multi-authored first US style mega textbook on British politics around the late 1980s. It took three years to knock it into shape but when it was published in 1990 its success helped transform the style and content of such textbooks. Soon there were three or four rival big texts, though none outsold the original. Over the years several of the original authors went on to other things, leaving the two of us to continue carrying the flashlight.

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  10. Note from Brian Glenn - Author of The American Welfare State: A Practical Guide

    I wanted faculty to have a concise and representative source for their students to learn about the public programs available to poor households—what we oftentimes call “the American welfare state.” Professors typically know their own specialization—be it housing or medical programs—but it is very difficult for a specialist to understand all the programs.

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