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  1. Jon Mills

    Congratulations to Professor Jon Mills

    Congratulations to Professor Jon Mills, recipient of the 2014 CPA Weininger Award for Lifetime Contributions to Psychoanalysis and/or Psychodynamic Psychology!

    Professor Mills will give the Weininger Keynote Memorial Address at the CPA conference in Ottawa in June with a talk entitled On the End of the World.

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    Podemos’ economic policy signals a new model of prosperity but it could - and should - go further

    "Without growth and with work increasingly computerised and automated, workers become redundant. Correctly, the document proposes a 35-hour working week: in an economy that does not grow, more jobs can be created if each of us works less. The support of caring and education is also right: these “less productive” activities are employment-intensive while providing higher social value."

    The full article by Giorgios Kallis can be found here.


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    Degrowth - Explained in The Guardian

    The philosophy of Degrowth lays out a strategy to curb growing income inequality and develop a sustainable standard of living for all.  With ideas like "Replacing economic growth with a holistic idea of wellbeing," and "Prioritizing sufficiency and resilience," this economic outlook can help remedy the damage we are doing to our natural ecosystems and improve the quality of life of people around the globe.  This article in The Guardian eloquents outlines the key points in the Degrowth school of thought.  This prized text can be put to great use in the classroom and in research.  

    The article by Cristiane Kliemann can be found here.


  4. Southern American Studies Association Biennial Conference

    Are you attending the Southern American Studies Association Biennial Conference, February 19th-21st, in Atlanta, GA? On Saturday, February 21st at 8:00 AM, Barbara Harris Combs, author of From Selma to Montgomery: The Long March to Freedom, is presenting “But Hasn’t the South Changed?: Dissecting the Arguments in Shelby County, Alabama vs. Attorney General Eric Holder”.

    You can read more about From Selma to Montgomery here. For a 20% discount, use code DC360 checkout. 

    Click here to view all our Southern American History titles.

  5. Did you see these Author Interviews and Articles in 2014?

    We hope you got the chance to watch or read these interviews and articles from our authors in 2014, but in case you didn’t, we’ve put them all in one place to make them easily accessible.

    Click here to carry on reading >>>

  6. Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    Edited and introduced by leading experts in the field, Routledge’s Major Works collections are designed to meet today’s research, reference, and teaching needs. The Critical Concepts in Criminology series includes a number of titles within the subject area of Crime and Criminal Justice. An area of interest with a fast expanding body of literature, titles within this series provide an authoritative look at some of the key areas of interest within Criminology.

    Check out the series here!

  7. American Ethnologist Review

    My Father's Wars: Migration, Memory, and the Violence of a Century
    By Alisse Waterston

    "This beautifully written book is more than the story of Waterston's family. Like the best writers of memoir, Waterston skillfully situates her family's story into the cross currents of 20th-century history… Like all good stories, the ones in My Father's Wars will be read, analyzed, and debated for many years to come—the mark of a classic work."American Ethnologist


  8. Pursuing Intersectionality

    Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries
    By Vivian M. May

    Pursuing Intersectionality, Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries offers a sustained, interdisciplinary exploration of intersectional ideas, histories, and practices that no other text does. Deftly synthesizing much of the existing literatures on intersectionality, one of the most significant theoretical and political precepts of our time, May invites us to confront a disconcerting problem... Read more...

  9. Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition
    By Eve Shapiro

    The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies... Read more...

  10. Essential Business Skills for Social Work Managers

    Tools for Optimizing Programs and Organizations
    By Andrew J. Germak

    Many social workers find themselves in management positions within a few years of graduating from MSW programs. Most of these jobs are in nonprofit human service organizations in which, increasingly, business acumen is necessary to maintain grants and donations, start new programs, market services to clients, supervise the finance function, and understand the external environment... Read more... 

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