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  1. The Restless and Relentless Mind of Wes Jackson

    In more than four decades as president of The Land Institute, Wes Jackson became widely known as one of the founders of the sustainable agriculture movement. Robert Jensen provides a short, elegant introduction to Jackson's ideas on ways to provide humanity with a truly sustainable foundation in grain agriculture. Learn More
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  2. Meltdown

    Explores the human drama, and long-term lessons, of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Based on interviews with more than 300 government officials, power plant operators, and military personnel during the years since the disaster, Meltdown is a meticulous recounting and analysis of the human stories behind the response to the Fukushima disaster. Learn More
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  3. Connected Lives

    Illustrates the changing constitution and the variability of households, fluid understandings of family, and the impact of these in the context of life changes and health problems. Through 29 case studies of people of diverse backgrounds, the authors explore the household as a site for the production of health and care. Learn More
    £32.50

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  4. Tsunami!

    The first edition of Tsunami!, published in 1988, provided readers with a complete examination of the tsunami phenomenon in Hawai'i. This second edition adds many eyewitness accounts of the tsunamis of 1946 and 1960 and expands its coverage to include major tsunamis in the Mediterranean and off the coasts of Japan, Chile, Indonesia, Fiji, Alaska, California, Newfoundland, and the Caribbean. Learn More
    £82.95

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  5. Township Economy

    Provides a unique insight into township informal business and entrepreneurship. The book focuses on micro-enterprises, the business strategies of township entrepreneurs and the impact of autonomous informal economic activities on urban life. Learn More
    £32.50

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  6. Cuban Literature in the Age of Black Insurrection

    Cuban debates about freedom and selfhood were never the exclusive domain of the white Creole elite. Pettway argues black Latin American authors did not abandon their African religious heritage to assimilate wholesale to the Catholic Church. By recognising the wisdom of African ancestors, they procured power in the struggle for black liberation. Learn More
    £27.95

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  7. Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery

    Inspired by the Quaker ideals of simplicity, equality, and peace, a group of white planters formed a community in the British Virgin Islands during the eighteenth century. Yet they lived in a slave society, and nearly all their members held enslaved people. In this book, John Chenoweth examines how the community navigated the contradictions of Quakerism and plantation ownership. Learn More
    £68.95

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  8. Making the Right Choice

    Unravels the entangled relationship between marriage, morality, and the desire for modernity as it plays out in the context of middle-class status concerns and aspirations for upward social mobility within the Sinhala-Buddhist community in urban Sri Lanka. Learn More
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  9. Racism, Hypocrisy, and Bad Faith

    Discusses the current state of hypocrisy and mistrust in the American political system, especially as these affect ethnic minorities and low-income groups. In powerful and inspiring prose, Julius Bailey writes with a voice well-informed by current events, empirical data, and philosophical observation. Learn More
    £23.95

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  10. All In

    Provides a closer look at the shifting economic, cultural, religious, and political conditions that facilitated gambling's expansion and prominence in American consumerism and popular culture. In its pages a diverse range of essays covering casinos, sports betting, lotteries, bingo, and more piece together a picture of how gambling became so widespread over the course of the twentieth century. Learn More
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  11. Confucianism and Deweyan Pragmatism

    In this volume, a cadre of distinguished scholars comes together to reflect on Confucianism and Deweyan pragmatism as possible resources for a new geopolitics that begins from an ontology of interdependence and recognises the irreducibly ecological nature of the human experience at every level. Learn More
    £62.50

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  12. Making the Right Choice

    Unravels the entangled relationship between marriage, morality, and the desire for modernity as it plays out in the context of middle-class status concerns and aspirations for upward social mobility within the Sinhala-Buddhist community in urban Sri Lanka. Learn More
    £94.50

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  13. The Beauty Defense

    Justice is blind, they say, but perhaps not to beauty. In supposedly dispassionate courts of law, attractive women have long avoided punishment for cold-blooded crimes. The Beauty Defense gathers the true stories of some of the most infamous femmes fatales in criminal history, collected by attorney and true crime historian Laura James. Learn More
    £24.95

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  14. Tapping Philanthropy for Development

    In telling the story of an innovative programme based at Iowa State University, Lorna Michael Butler, Della McMillan, and their colleagues offer practical, step-by-step advice critical for any organization seeking to fund and manage multifaceted, public-private partnerships for development. Tapping Philanthropy for Development draws on the authors' experiences to provide a roadmap for navigating the challenges involved in obtaining nontraditional funding. Learn More
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  15. Fighting a Rising Tide

    This book examines government, civil society, corporate, and media responses to the rising tide of HIV/AIDS infection in the region. The varied responses by each society to the rising threat offer critical and practical lessons. This volume provides detailed analyses by experts in the field who offer insight into the efforts occurring in their own societies to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS. Learn More
    £19.95

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  16. The Thinking Woman

    One of the age-old questions of philosophy is what does it mean to live a good life? In this extraordinary book, scholar and writer, Julienne van Loon, applies a range of philosophical ideas to her own experience. Not for sale in Australia or New Zealand. Learn More
    £23.95

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