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The Politics of Urban Water: Changing Waterscapes in Amsterdam
The Politics of Urban Water: Changing Waterscapes in Amsterdam
by Kimberley Kinder
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Fifty years ago, urban waterfronts were industrial, polluted, and diseased. Today, luxury homes and shops line riverbanks, harbors, and lakes across Europe and North America. The visual drama of physical reconstruction makes this transition look swift... (read more)

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Organizing Locally: How the New Decentralists Improve Education, Health Care, and Trade
Organizing Locally: How the New Decentralists Improve Education, Health Care, and Trade
by Bruce C. Fuller
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We love the local. From the cherries we buy, to the grocer who sells them, to the school where our child unpacks them for lunch, we express resurgent faith in decentralizing the institutions and businesses that arrange our daily lives. But the fact is... (read more)

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The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan
The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan
by Akiko Hashimoto
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This book explores the stakes of war memory in Japan after its defeat in World War II, showing how and why defeat has become an indelible part of national collective life, especially in recent decades. It probes into the heart of the divisive war... (read more)

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Studying Health Inequalities (Policy Press - Evidence for Public Health Practice)
Studying Health Inequalities (Policy Press - Evidence for Public Health Practice)
by Jonathan Wistow
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Addressing the implications of current British public health policies on the equal delivery of health services, this book—part of the Evidence for Public Health Practice series—explicitly identifies inequalities in health service practices. It... (read more)

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Exploring Green Crime: Introducing the Legal, Social and Criminological Contexts of Environmental Harm
Exploring Green Crime: Introducing the Legal, Social and Criminological Contexts of Environmental Harm
by Matthew Hall
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This critical and cutting edge introduction to the key debates in green criminology shows readers how to approach environmental harm with a questioning mindset and demonstrates the contribution of criminologists towards solving global environmental... (read more)

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Ghosts of Organizations Past: Communities of Organizations as Settings for Change
Ghosts of Organizations Past: Communities of Organizations as Settings for Change
by Dan Ryan
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In Ghosts of Organizations Past, Dan Ryan asks, “Why are urban communities such hard places to implement community improvement programs?” Looking at New Haven, Connecticut, and a now-defunct program called Fighting Back, which was created to... (read more)

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Stopping Rape: Towards a Comprehensive Policy
Stopping Rape: Towards a Comprehensive Policy
by Sylvia Walby
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This book offers a comprehensive guide to the international policies developed to stop rape, together with case studies on their effectiveness in practice. Engaging with the legal and criminal justice systems, health services, specialized services for... (read more)

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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)

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Work: Is Employment Really the Answer?
Work: Is Employment Really the Answer?
by Chris Grover, Dr
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This is the first book to challenge the idea that paid work should be seen as an essential means to independence and self-determination for the disabled. Writing in the wake of attempts in many countries to increase the employment rates of disabled... (read more)

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Defining Events: Power, Resistance and Identity in Twenty-First-Century Ireland (Irish Society Mup)
Defining Events: Power, Resistance and Identity in Twenty-First-Century Ireland (Irish Society Mup)
by Dukelow Fiona
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This book re-visits and re-thinks some recent defining events in Irish society. Some of these are high profile and occupy a prominent place in public consciousness, such as the announcement of the banking guarantee and the publication of the Ryan report... (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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Africa's Information Revolution: Technical Regimes and Production Networks in South Africa and Tanzania (Rgs-Ibg Book)
Africa's Information Revolution: Technical Regimes and Production Networks in South Africa and Tanzania (Rgs-Ibg Book)
by James T. Murphy
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The African continent is home to more than 700 million mobile phone users—and its rate of computer and internet penetration has increased exponentially in the past decade. What are the structural implications of Africa’s current &ldquo... (read more)

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Vulnerability and Young People: Care and Social Control in Policy and Practice
Vulnerability and Young People: Care and Social Control in Policy and Practice
by Kate Brown
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Policies to assist or protect vulnerable youth play a crucial role in welfare and criminal justice processes, but what role does the discourse surrounding these policies play in how they are put into action? Bringing together real-life examples with... (read more)

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Hallyu 2.0: The Korean Wave in the Age of Social Media (Perspectives on Contemporary Korea)
Hallyu 2.0: The Korean Wave in the Age of Social Media (Perspectives on Contemporary Korea)
by Sangjoon Lee
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Collectively known asand#160;Hallyu, Korean music, television programs, films, online games, and comics enjoy global popularity, thanks to new communication technologies. In recent years, Korean popular culture has also become the subject of academic... (read more)

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Assembling Export Markets: The Making and Unmaking of Global Food Connections in West Africa (Rgs-Ibg Book)
Assembling Export Markets: The Making and Unmaking of Global Food Connections in West Africa (Rgs-Ibg Book)
by Stefan Ouma
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Assembling Export Markets explores the origins of global agrifood chains through an examination of the new ‘frontier regions’ of the global fresh produce market that has emerged in the West African Republic of Ghana over the past decade... (read more)

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Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today
Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today
by Bruce M. Bagley
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“A first-rate update on the state of the long-fought hemispheric ‘war on drugs.’ It is particularly timely, as the perception that the war is lost and needs to be changed has never been stronger in Latin and North America.”&mdash... (read more)

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Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future
Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future
by Robert Wuthnow
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"This engaging book offers a reassessment of small-town life, avoiding nostalgic simplifications and placing the small town into proper perspective relative to the rest of American society. Wuthnow navigates through misperceptions held by many people... (read more)

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Jewish Peoplehood: An American Innovation (Key Words in Jewish Studies)
Jewish Peoplehood: An American Innovation (Key Words in Jewish Studies)
by Noam Pianko
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Although fewer American Jews today describe themselves as religious, they overwhelmingly report a strong sense of belonging to the Jewish people. Indeed, Jewish peoplehood has eclipsed religion—as well as ethnicity and nationality—as the... (read more)

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A Contemporary History of Social Work: Learning from the Past
A Contemporary History of Social Work: Learning from the Past
by Terry Bamford
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In this book, Terry Bamford challenges social work students and professionals to understand why social work has failed to maintain its position as a driver of social reform. Drawing lessons from the recent history of social work to identify how and why... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Making the Poor Free?: India's Unique Identification Number
Making the Poor Free?: India's Unique Identification Number
by S. K. Das
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The proposed monograph evaluates the impact of Unique Identification (UID) number programme (also called the Aadhar programme) initiated by the Government of India. The UID programme is aimed at making it easier for Indian citizens to avail the benefits... (read more)

Available March 2015
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