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The Short Guide to Urban Policy (Policy Press - Short Guides)
The Short Guide to Urban Policy (Policy Press - Short Guides)
by Claire Edwards
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With more and more of the worlds population living in urban environments, the management of cities has posed increasing challenges to governments and policy makers. Wide ranging yet concise, The Short Guide to Urban Policy makes sense of the multiple... (read more)

Available June 2015
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Dharavi: Documenting Informalities
Dharavi: Documenting Informalities
by Jonatan Engquist
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Redevelopment plans threaten the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of people who live and work in Dharavi, a city within the city of Mumbai. In Daharavi, houses and workplaces have developed over generations. Markets, alleys and the landscape itself... (read more)

Available January 2015
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Poor Neighbourhoods: Policy, Renewal and Change
Poor Neighbourhoods: Policy, Renewal and Change
by John Houghton
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Drawing on practical experience and evaluative literature generated over the last decade, Poor Neighbourhoods is the first comprehensive account of largescale policy experiments to regenerate the poorest neighborhoods in the UK, raising the level of... (read more)

Available September 2015
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Harvard East Asian Monographs #353: Customizing Daily Life: Representing and Reforming Customs in Nineteenth-Century Japan
Harvard East Asian Monographs #353: Customizing Daily Life: Representing and Reforming Customs in Nineteenth-Century Japan
by Suzanne G. O'brien
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Throughout the Tokugawa era (1600-1868), the term fūzoku--variously translated as customs, morals, and daily life--assumed an increasingly prominent place in legal and popular discourse. Samurai officials and social critics attempted to mold the fūzoku... (read more)

Available July 2015
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Negotiating Cohesion, Inequality and Change: Uncomfortable Positions in Local Government
Negotiating Cohesion, Inequality and Change: Uncomfortable Positions in Local Government
by Hannah Jone
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This unique study explores how local bureaucrats and politicians negotiate diversity, discrimination, migration, and class, in the midst of many other issues that affect community cohesion. Based on original empirical research, Hannah Jones contends that... (read more)

Available February 2015
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Why Current Affairs Needs Social Theory
Why Current Affairs Needs Social Theory
by Rob Stones
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The objective of this book is to convince readers that the way we approach current affairs issues can be strengthened through recourse to social theory. Through a series of graphic case studies it shows how social theory can provide systematic and... (read more)

Available April 2015
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The Historians: Toys, Book 6: By Peter Greenaway
The Historians: Toys, Book 6: By Peter Greenaway
by Peter Greenaway
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Filmmaker and author Peter Greenaway's preoccupation with the deficiencies of taxonomy yields further fruit in this second installment of his 100-book project, The Historians, an encyclopedic compendium of everything in the world gathered together in one... (read more)

Available June 2015
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Google Earth: Outreach and Activism
Google Earth: Outreach and Activism
by Catherine Summerhayes
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In order to be able to communicate and engage with each other via new communicative spaces such as Google Earth, we need to understand as much as possible about how they work as cultural texts: how and why we make them and how we respond to them... (read more)

Available February 2015
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Content Is King: News Media Management in the Digital Age
Content Is King: News Media Management in the Digital Age
by Gary Graham
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From the viewpoint of newspaper organizations the main competitive media has shrunk to only one, the internet. But the effect of this innovation has been devastating in capturing the vast majority of the advertising revenues on which newspapers have... (read more)

Available September 2015
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Race and Visual Culture in Global Times
Race and Visual Culture in Global Times
by Ashwani Sharma
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The world of images is radically challenging our understanding of race and politics. This book examines the changing representation of race and ethnicity in the visual culture of the first decade of the 21st century - a period marked by the traumas of 9... (read more)

Available January 2016
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What Are Community Studies? ('What Is?' Research Methods)
What Are Community Studies? ('What Is?' Research Methods)
by Graham Crow
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In the age of globalization and of the welfare state, community relations are now more important than ever. What are Community Studies? gives an overview of the community studies field, with particular focus on the research methods used, and how they... (read more)

Available February 2016
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Media and the Power of Knowledge
Media and the Power of Knowledge
by Steve Fuller
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In Media and the Power of Knowledge, Fuller traces the evolution of how the media has transformed global and social knowledge. The book draws a line from the printing press to the rise of electrical and electronic communication, and analyses how the... (read more)

Available February 2016
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Live Through This (New Inquiry)
Live Through This (New Inquiry)
by Rachel Rosenfelt
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A new generation explores themes of love, sex, work, and politics in the post-Occupy world. Live Through This is a collection a cutting-edge diagnoses of post-Occupy social and political culture by and for the millennial generation. The purchasing power... (read more)

Available February 2015
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Immigrant Children and Youth: Psychological Challenges
Immigrant Children and Youth: Psychological Challenges
by Alberto M. Bursztyn
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This book is intended to inform both the general public and professionals working with immigrant children and adolescents about the importance and complexity of addressing their psychological issues and experiential challenges. The work covers the topic... (read more)

Available August 2015
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The British Media and Bloody Sunday
The British Media and Bloody Sunday
by Greg Mclaughlin
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On Bloody Sunday, January 30, 1972, British paratroopers killed thirteen innocent men in Derry. It was one of the most controversial events in the history of the Northern Ireland conflict and also one of the most mediated. The horror was recorded in... (read more)

Available February 2015
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The World of States
The World of States
by John Hall
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For many years, attention in both public and intellectual fields had concentrated on the benefits of civil society. However, with the demand for greater state regulation of the economy and the increasing realization that states of the fourth world will... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Digital Broadcasting: An Introduction to New Media (Berg New Media)
Digital Broadcasting: An Introduction to New Media (Berg New Media)
by Jo Pierson
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Digital Broadcasting introduces students to the issue of how the classic notion of 'broadcasting' has evolved, and is being reinterpreted due to the far-reaching effects of digitization, while also demonstrating how this has implications for other new... (read more)

Available June 2015
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The Barefoot Guide to Working with Organisations and Social Change
The Barefoot Guide to Working with Organisations and Social Change
by Barefoot Collective
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This is a practical, do-it-yourself guide for leaders and facilitators wanting to help organizations function and develop in more healthy, human and effective ways as they strive to make their contributions to a more humane society. The guide includes... (read more)

Available January 2015
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Magazine Movements: Women's Culture, Feminisms and Media Form
Magazine Movements: Women's Culture, Feminisms and Media Form
by Laurel Forster
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All women's magazines are not the same: content, outlook, and format combine to shape publications quite distinctively. While magazines in general have long been understood as a significant force in women's lives, many critiques have limited themselves... (read more)

Available February 2015
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The Cultural Politics of Race and Ethnicity in Animation
The Cultural Politics of Race and Ethnicity in Animation
by Walter Santucci
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While cartoons are generally regarded as harmless and fun cinematic diversions, they, like all art forms, have generated controversy. The authors discuss history of controversy over racist content in animation, and the social and political climates that... (read more)

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