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  1. Sentencing

    Time for a Paradigm Shift
    By Ralph Henham

    At a time when fundamental questions are being asked about the relevance of existing forms of punishment in contemporary society, Sentencing argues for a profound normative understanding of the relationship between sentencing and its perception by citizens. – vital if we are to fully comprehend the nature and significance of punishment, and the particular challenges it faces as a force for social cohesion. Henham explores this theme by focusing on key areas of debate within the field... Read more...

  2. Social Theory Re-Wired

    New Connections to Classical and Contemporary Perspectives
    By Wesley Longhofer and Daniel Winchester

    This social theory text combines the structure of a print reader with the flexibility of an interactive website. The reader includes original texts from classical and contemporary theorists as well as short synopses of key ideas and brief biographies of each theorist... Read more...

  3. Available in Paperback Now, Part One

    A selection of our previously published titles are now available in paperback and you can find part one of the list here.

  4. Learn more about our authors: Dr. Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Franklin Obeng-Odoom is the Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the School of the Built Environment and a member of the Asia Pacific Centre for Complex Real Property Rights at the University of Technology, Sydney. His research interests are centered on the political economy of development, cities and natural resources (especifically water, oil, and land). Franklin's research has appeared in numerous publications, including Review of African Political Economy and The Review of Black Political Economy (to name just a few). Learn more by having a browse through Franklin's website at www.obeng-odoom.com.

  5. Dr. Frauke Urban discussing low carbon development on LIDC

    Frauke Urban, co-author of Low Carbon Development: Key Issues, has recently shared an article discussing these issues further on the London International Development Centre (LIDC) blog. You can read the full article here.

  6. Mining and Social Transformation in Africa

    Mineralizing and Democratizing Trends in Artisanal Production
    Edited by Deborah Fahy Bryceson, Eleanor Fisher, Jesper Bosse Jønsson and Rosemarie Mwaipopo

    While an expanding literature has documented the economic expansion of artisanal mining, this book is the first to probe its societal impact, demonstrating that artisanal mining has the potential to be far more democratic and emancipating than preceding modes... Read more...

  7. Popular Representations of Development

    Insights from Novels, Films, Television and Social Media
    Edited by David Lewis, Dennis Rodgers and Michael Woolcock

    Through its accessible and provocative chapters, Popular Representations of Development introduces the idea that while the issue of ‘development’ – defined broadly as problems of poverty and social deprivation, and the various agencies and processes seeking to address these – is normally one that is discussed by social scientists and policy makers, it also has a wider ‘popular’ dimension... Read more...

  8. Evaluating Communication for Development

    A Framework for Social Change
    By June Lennie and Jo Tacchi

    The book includes a critical review of the key approaches, methodologies and methods that are considered effective for planning evaluation, assessing the outcomes of C4D, and engaging in continuous learning. This rigorous book is of immense theoretical and practical value to students, scholars, and professionals researching or working in development, communication and media, applied anthropology, and evaluation and program planning... Read more...

  9. 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...

  10. R Data Analysis without Programming

    "This book is a straightforward resource for students or data analysts who would like to use R without investing valuable time learning the minutia associated with programming in R. David Gerbing makes an intimidating programming language manageable with examples from real-world scenarios. What sets this book apart is the depth and approachable level in which the output is explained."
    --Tiffany A. Whittaker, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

    To request your complimentary copy, please click here.

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