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  1. Congratulations to Iosif Kovras, for winning the 2012 Basil Chubb Prize!

    We are thrilled that Dr Iosif Kovras has been awarded the 2012 Basil Chubb Prize. Awarded annually by the Political Studies Association of Ireland, the prize is given to the best PHD thesis at an Irish university. Dr Kovras completed his thesis, Unearthing the Truth: The Politics of Exhumations in Cyprus and Spain. at Queen's University Belfast, and the judging panel all agreed that it represents and outstanding contribution to political research.

    Based on his award-winning thesis, Kovras's book Truth Recovery and Transitional Justice is due to be published by Routledge in June 2013.

    See full details of the award on the PSAI website.

  2. Energy from the Desert: Fourth Volume

    Edited by Keiichi Komoto, Christian Breyer, Edwin Cunow, Karim Megherbi, David Faiman and Peter van der Vleuten.

    This fourth volume in the established Energy from the Desert series examines and evaluates the potential and feasibility of Very Large Scale Photovoltaic Power Generation (VLS-PV) systems, which have capacities ranging from several megawatts to gigawatts, and to develop practical project proposals toward implementing the VLS-PV systems in the future. It comprehensively analyses all major issues involved in such large scale applications, based on the latest scientific and technological developments by means of close international co-operation with experts from different countries.


     

  3. What do Republicans have against women voters?

    This is the question asked by Linda Beail in her recent article in the San Diego Union-Tribune, in which she argues that there is a disconnect with women voters in policy and rhetoric, and an absence of women candidates in the presidential race from either party. Read the article here.

  4. Fat Lives: A Feminist Psychological Exploration

    Within the context of the current ‘obesity debate’, this book investigates the embodied experience of ‘being large’ from a critical psychological perspective. Using poststructuralist and feminist theories, the author explores the discourses available to and used by self-designated ‘fat’ individuals, as well as the societal power relationships that are produced by these.

  5. Being Human: Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives

    Richard Gross turns his expert eye to the psychology of human nature in a contemplative account encompassing cognition, consciousness, language, time perception, sense of mortality and human society. This book will help you to consider the unique aspects of being human and to understand the biological underpinnings for the intriguing and distinct behaviours and experiences common to human beings.

  6. Events and Urban Regeneration by Andrew Smith

    "The book presents a rich source of timely information and advice on this topical subject." Click here to read the full review of Events and Urban Regeneration, by Andrew Smith, reviewed by Kathy Pain, ALDAR Professor of Real Estate, University of Reading

  7. The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid

    The Economist review of The Politics and Economics of Britain’s Foreign Aid: The Pergau Dam Affair

    The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid
    The Pergau Dam Affair
    By Tim Lankester
    978-0-415-52952-5 September 2012

    'Sir Tim Lankester, a former British civil servant who played a central role in the affair, has now produced a gripping account of what Douglas Hurd, Britain’s foreign secretary from 1989-95, called, with typically patrician understatement “a fairish nightmare”.' The Economist, November 2012 click here to read the full review

  8. Publishing in February 2014

    A selection of great titles publishing in February

  9. Risk Markers for Sexual Victimization and Predation in Prison

    In 2003, the US Senate and Congress passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), prompting a number of research projects that cumulatively began to broaden and deepen our understanding of this complex aspect of prison life. Risk Markers for Sexual Victimization and Predation in Prison contains the results of Dr. Warren and Dr. Jackson’s study, and it extends the literature on prison rape in important and distinct ways.

  10. Computational Approaches to Reading and Scene Perception

    This special issue of Visual Cognition brings together cutting-edge research from eight research groups around the world whose work is focused on these important topics. The goal of this special issue is to facilitate a constructive convergence of behavioral data and computational modeling to explore the fundamental nature of attention control, and particularly eye movement control, in viewing complex visual input.

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