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Notes on the Death of Culture: Essays on Spectacle and Society
Notes on the Death of Culture: Essays on Spectacle and Society
by Mario Vargas Llosa
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A provocative essay collection that finds the Nobel laureate taking on the decline of intellectual life In the past, culture was a kind of vital consciousness that constantly rejuvenated and revivified everyday reality. Now it is largely a mechanism... (read more)

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How We Live Now: Redefining Home and Family in the 21st Century
How We Live Now: Redefining Home and Family in the 21st Century
by Bella Depaulo
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A close-up examination and exploration, How We Live Now challenges our old concepts of what it means to be a family and have a home, opening the door to the many diverse and thriving experiments of living in twenty-first century America. Across America... (read more)

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A History of Marriage: From Same Sex Unions to Private Vows and Common Law, the Surprising Diversity of a Tradition
A History of Marriage: From Same Sex Unions to Private Vows and Common Law, the Surprising Diversity of a Tradition
by Elizabeth Abbott
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ELIZABETH ABBOTT is a writer, lecturer, and historian with a special interest in social justice and women's issues, the treatment and lives of animals, and the environment. She has a doctorate from McGill University in 19th century history and is a... (read more)

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Our Lives to Live: Putting a Woman's Face to Change in Singapore
Our Lives to Live: Putting a Woman's Face to Change in Singapore
by Edited By Kanwaljit Soin And Margaret Thomas.
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Women talk about women's roles, choices, and voices in Singapore 50 years after independence in a mix of styles--some scholarly and others personal, some provocative and others light hearted and even irreverent. Among the perspectives are preparing our... (read more)

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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 an ever increasing proportion of the world’s population inhabiting urban environments, the management of cities remains a perennial challenge for governments and policy makers. This concise but wide-ranging text makes sense of the multiple... (read more)

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Child Development and the Brain: An Introduction
Child Development and the Brain: An Introduction
by Rob Abbott
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This accessibly written book explores how increasing knowledge of neuroscience and advances in methods of investigation are changing our understanding of child development. Examining key aspects of development such as emotion, memory, learning... (read more)

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The Sex Myth: The Gap Between Our Fantasies and Reality
The Sex Myth: The Gap Between Our Fantasies and Reality
by Rachel Hills
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From a bold new feminist voice, a book that will change the way you think about your sex life. Fifty years after the sexual revolution, we are told that we live in a time of unprecedented sexual freedom; that if anything, we are too free now. But beneath... (read more)

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Multiply/Divide: On the American Real and Surreal
Multiply/Divide: On the American Real and Surreal
by Wendy S. Walters
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I have never been particularly interested in slavery, perhaps because it is such an obvious fact of my family's history. The fact that I am descended from slaves is hard to acknowledge on a day-to-day basis, because slavery does not fit with my self... (read more)

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Austerity Bites: A Journey to the Sharp End of Cuts in the UK
Austerity Bites: A Journey to the Sharp End of Cuts in the UK
by Mary O'hara
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Since taking power in 2010, the Coalition Government in the United Kingdom has pushed through a drastic program of cuts to public spending, all in the name of austerity. The effects on large segments of the population, dependent on programs whose funding... (read more)

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The Disaster Profiteers: How Natural Disasters Make the Rich Richer and the Poor Even Poorer
The Disaster Profiteers: How Natural Disasters Make the Rich Richer and the Poor Even Poorer
by John C. Mutter
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Natural disasters dont matter for the reasons we think they do. They generally dont kill a huge number of people. Most years more people kill themselves than are killed by Natures tantrums. And using standard measures like Gross Domestic Product... (read more)

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Madness, Distress and the Politics of Disablement
Madness, Distress and the Politics of Disablement
by Helen (edt) Spandler
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This book explores the challenges of applying disability theory and policy, including the social model of disability, to madness and distress. It brings together leading scholars and activists from Europe, North America, Australia, and India, to explore... (read more)

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Continuing Professional Development in Social Work
Continuing Professional Development in Social Work
by Carmel Halton
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This is an indispensable book for anyone who wants to make sense of the bewildering recent shifts in ideology and policy towards the welfare state, and to understand the broader political implications of civil society.The Politics of Civil Society offers... (read more)

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Eighty-Eight Years: The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777-1865 (Race in the Atlantic World, 1700-1900)
Eighty-Eight Years: The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777-1865 (Race in the Atlantic World, 1700-1900)
by Patrick Rael
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Why did it take so long to end slavery in the United States, and what did it mean that the nation existed eighty-eight years as a “house divided against itself,” as Abraham Lincoln put it? The decline of slavery throughout the Atlantic world... (read more)

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Injustice: Why Social Inequality Still Persists
Injustice: Why Social Inequality Still Persists
by Daniel Dorling
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In the five years since the first edition of Injustice there have been devastating increases in poverty, hunger, and destitution in the United Kingdom.  Globally, the richest 1% have never held a greater share of world wealth, while the share of... (read more)

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The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We've Lost in a World of Constant Connection
The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We've Lost in a World of Constant Connection
by Michael Harris
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Soon enough, nobody will remember life before the Internet. What does this unavoidable fact mean? Those of us who have lived both with and without the crowded connectivity of online life have a rare opportunity. We can still recognize the difference... (read more)

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Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You're Told to Do Is Wrong
Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You're Told to Do Is Wrong
by Ira Chaleff
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+ Publicity campaign targeting business, training/HR, and leadership publications, particularly Leadership Excellence, Leader to Leader, Government Executive, Training Magazine, T+D Magazine, Washington Post, and HR Magazine plus workplace writers at... (read more)

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Reframing Holocaust Testimony (Modern Jewish Experience)
Reframing Holocaust Testimony (Modern Jewish Experience)
by Noah Shenker
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Institutions that have collected video testimonies from the few remaining Holocaust survivors are grappling with how to continue their mission to educate and commemorate. Noah Shenker calls attention to the ways that audiovisual testimonies of the... (read more)

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Reframing Holocaust Testimony (Modern Jewish Experience)
Reframing Holocaust Testimony (Modern Jewish Experience)
by Noah Shenker
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Institutions that have collected video testimonies from the few remaining Holocaust survivors are grappling with how to continue their mission to educate and commemorate. Noah Shenker calls attention to the ways that audiovisual testimonies of the... (read more)

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War of My Generation: Youth Culture and the War on Terror
War of My Generation: Youth Culture and the War on Terror
by David Kieran
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Following the 9/11 attacks, approximately four million Americans have turned eighteen each year and more than fifty million children have been born. These members of the millennial and post-millennial generation have come of age in a moment marked by... (read more)

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Globalization and Community #24: Security in the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa
Globalization and Community #24: Security in the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa
by Christine Hentschel
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Focusing on the South African city of Durban, Security in the Bubble looks at spatialized security practices, engaging with strategies and dilemmas of urban security governance in cities around the world. While apartheid was spatial governance at its... (read more)

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