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Violence in Society
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Peace and Conflict Studies

David P. Barash

This thoroughly revised Third Edition of Peace and Conflict Studies, by David P. Barash and Charles P. Weber, sets the gold standard as an accessible introduction and comprehensive exploration of this vital subject. The authors share their vast knowledge... (read more)

Urban History pre 1950
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Borderland: Origins of the American Suburb, 1820-1939

John R. Stilgoe

This fascinating 'prehistory' of the American suburb traces its evolution from the mid-1800s to the onset of World War II. Using a rich array of contemporary written and pictorial sources, prize-winning historian John R. Stilgoe guides us through the... (read more)

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The Almighty Black P Stone Nation: The Rise, Fall, and Resurgence of an American Gang

Natalie Y. Moore

This exposé investigates the evolution of the Almighty Black P Stone Nation, a motley group of poverty-stricken teens transformed into a dominant gang accused of terroristic intentions. Interwoven into the narrative is the dynamic influence of... (read more)

Agriculture and Food
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The Fair Trade Revolution

John Bowes (edt)

Fair trade has come a long way in the last 20 years. The Fair Trade Revolution celebrates the movement's achievement and takes up the challenge of improving more lives through fair dealing with producers. Fair Trade is now mainstream, with large... (read more)

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Inside Rikers: Stories from the World's Largest Penal Colony

Jennifer Wynn

Rikers Island-just six miles from the Empire State Building-is one of the largest, most complex and most expensive penal institutions in the world, yet most New Yorkers couldn't find it on a map. Jennifer Wynn, the director of the Fresh Start program at... (read more)

Children and Family
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Fighting for Your Marriage: A Deluxe Revised Edition of the Classic Best-Seller for Enhancing Marriage and Preventing Divorce [With DVD]

Howard J Markman

A thorough revision with a new DVD of couples in action, using the PREP method for strengthening marriage and avoiding divorce court The third edition of the best-selling classic on marriage enhancement and divorce prevention, features the latest... (read more)

Black Studies (Global)
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Of Africa

Wole Soyinka

A member of the unique generation of African writers and intellectuals who came of age in the last days of colonialism, Wole Soyinka has witnessed the promise of independence and lived through postcolonial failure. He deeply comprehends the pressing... (read more)

Urban Studies
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Linking Regions and Central Governments: Contracts for Regional Development

A trend toward decentralisation has meant that sub-national governments increasingly find themselves responsible for providing a host of public goods and services. Rarely, however, can they go it alone. Co-ordination among levels of government is... (read more)

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