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Green: A Field Guide to Marijuana
Green: A Field Guide to Marijuana
by Dan Michaels
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Green: A Field Guide to Marijuana is required reading for a new generation of curious and sophisticated pot smokers. Presented in an eye-popping package and filled with hyperdetailed photography of individual buds, this essential guide to marijuana is... (read more)

Available May 19, 2015
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$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America
$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America
by Kathryn J. Edin
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A revelatory account of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don’t think it exists Jessica Compton’s family of four would have no cash income unless she donated plasma twice a week at her local donation center in... (read more)

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Capital: The Eruption of Delhi
Capital: The Eruption of Delhi
by Rana Dasgupta
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An extraordinary portrait of the fastest-growing city in the world—and the rise of a new global elite Since the opening up of Indias economy in 1991, wealth has poured into the country, and especially into Delhi. Capital bears witness to the... (read more)

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Forced Migration, Reconciliation, and Justice
Forced Migration, Reconciliation, and Justice
by Megan Bradley
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At the start of 2014, more people were displaced globally by conflict and human rights violations than at any time since the Second World War. Although many of those displaced, from countries such as Syria, Iraq, Colombia, Kenya, and Sudan, have survived... (read more)

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Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence
Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence
by Philip Kreager
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The Human Sciences address problems in nature and society that often require coordinated approaches of several scientific disciplines and scholarly research, embracing the social and biological sciences, and history. When we wish, for example, to... (read more)

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Acid Hype: American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience (History of Communication)
Acid Hype: American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience (History of Communication)
by Stephen Siff
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Now synonymous with Sixties counterculture, LSD actually entered the American consciousness via the mainstream. Time and Life, messengers of lumpen-American respectability, trumpeted its grand arrival in a postwar landscape scoured of alluring... (read more)

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The Human Right to Dominate (Oxford Studies in Culture and Politics)
The Human Right to Dominate (Oxford Studies in Culture and Politics)
by Nicola Perugini
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At the turn of the millennium, a new phenomenon emerged: conservatives, who just decades before had rejected the expanding human rights culture, began to embrace human rights in order to advance their political goals. In this book, Nicola Perugini and... (read more)

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The Expanded Family Life Cycle: Individual, Family, and Social Perspectives
The Expanded Family Life Cycle: Individual, Family, and Social Perspectives
by Monica Mcgoldrick
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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134057279.   Updated, expanded, and more comprehensive than ever, this new Fifth... (read more)

Available June 2015
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Sex, Machines and Navels: Fiction, Fantasy and History in the Future Present
Sex, Machines and Navels: Fiction, Fantasy and History in the Future Present
by Fred Botting
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The book inravels the navel in a detailed revision of Lacanian psychoanalysis in association with postmodern theory, feminism and deconstruction. Problematizing the easy conjucntion of human bodies and inhuman technology, the navel opens onto networks of... (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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Resilience in the Post-Welfare Inner City: Voluntary Sector Geographies in London, Los Angeles and Sydney
Resilience in the Post-Welfare Inner City: Voluntary Sector Geographies in London, Los Angeles and Sydney
by Geoffrey Deverteuil
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Resilience has become one of the first fully-fledged academic and political buzzwords of the twenty-first century. In this book, Geoffrey DeVerteuil proposes a more critically engaged and conceptually robust version of the term, applying it to the... (read more)

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African Appropriations: Cultural Difference, Mimesis, and Media (African Expressive Cultures)
African Appropriations: Cultural Difference, Mimesis, and Media (African Expressive Cultures)
by Matthias Krings
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Why would a Hollywood film become a Nigerian video remake, a Tanzanian comic book, or a Congolese music video? Matthias Krings explores the myriad ways Africans respond to the relentless onslaught of global culture. He seeks out places where they have... (read more)

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The Enigma of Diversity: The Language of Race and the Limits of Racial Justice
The Enigma of Diversity: The Language of Race and the Limits of Racial Justice
by Ellen Berrey
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Diversity these days is a hallowed American value, widely shared and honored. Thatandrsquo;s a remarkable change from the Civil Rights eraandmdash;but does this public commitment to diversity constitute a civil rights victory? What does diversity mean in... (read more)

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Data Mining for the Social Sciences: An Introduction
Data Mining for the Social Sciences: An Introduction
by Paul Attewell
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We live in a world of big data: the amount of information collected on human behavior each day is staggering, and exponentially greater than at any time in the past. Additionally, powerful algorithms are capable of churning through seas of data to... (read more)

Available May 2015
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The Meaning of Care: The Social Construction of Care for Elderly People
The Meaning of Care: The Social Construction of Care for Elderly People
by Bernhard Weicht
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The Meaning of Care provides a multi-layered analysis and discussion of how we understand and construct care in everyday life; the meanings it has for ourselves, our families, our relationships, our identities, and our sense and understanding of society... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Magic and Loss: The Pleasures of the Internet
Magic and Loss: The Pleasures of the Internet
by Virginia Heffernan
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Just as Susan Sontag did for photography and Marshall McLuhan did for television, Virginia Heffernan (called one of the and#8220;best living writers of English proseand#8221;) reveals the logic and aesthetics behind the Internet.andlt;BRandgt;andlt... (read more)

Available January 26, 2016
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Be Creative: Making a Living in the New Culture Industries
Be Creative: Making a Living in the New Culture Industries
by Angela Mcrobbie
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In this exciting new book Angela McRobbie charts the ‘euphoric’ moment of the new creative economy, as it rose to prominence in the UK during the Blair years, and considers it from the perspective of contemporary experience of economic... (read more)

Available September 2015
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Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real (Meaning Systems)
Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real (Meaning Systems)
by Bernhard Siegert
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In a crucial shift within posthumanistic media studies, Bernhard Siegert dissolves the concept of media into a network of operations that reproduce, displace, process, and reflect the distinctions fundamental for a given culture. Cultural Techniques aims... (read more)

Available May 2015
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Social Policy Review 27: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2015
Social Policy Review 27: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2015
by Zoe Irving
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Published in association with the Social Policy Association, Social Policy Review is an annual volume that draws together international scholarship at the forefront of research on social policy. This edition looks at the effects of financialization on... (read more)

Available August 2015
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Limits to Culture: Urban Regeneration vs. Dissident Art
Limits to Culture: Urban Regeneration vs. Dissident Art
by Malcolm Miles
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Limits to Culture outlines the cultural turn in urban policy from the 1980s to the 2000s, in which new art museums and cultural or heritage quarters lent a creative mask to urban redevelopment. Malcolm Miles challenges the notions of a creative class and... (read more)

Available July 2015
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