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    • Mary Kaldor; Polly Vizard (2011)
      The publication will reflect Lord Desai's work in diverse fields of the social sciences (economics, philosophy, political science) as well as his passionate commitment to the freedom and well-being of individuals, and his ...
    • Robert Singh (2012)
      This book offers a detailed, balanced and comprehensive examination of the foreign policy of Barack Obama.
    • Soumya Kapoor Mehta; Guy Standing; Renana Jhabvala; Sarath Davala (2015)
      Would it be possible to provide people with a basic income as a right? This book draws on two pilot schemes conducted in the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, in which thousands of men, women and children were provided with ...
    • van Eck, Cathy (2017)
      After the sound reproduction industry had claimed “perfect high fidelity” for sound recordings already at the beginning of the twentieth century, composers and sound artists challenged this perfection by tweaking microphones ...
    • Ellis Cashmore (2012)
      This book argues that the primacy of the market in celebrity-obsessed culture reveals a new variety of African American celebrities to be unreliable indicators of Black America.
    • Vern Neufeld Redekop; Shirley Pare (2010)
      How can large protest crowds be better and more respectfully managed by police? This topical book applies the principles of community-based conflict resolution to the policing of large crowds, suggesting a new approach ...
    • W. Cataldo, Jeremiah (2016-12-01)
      For biblical authors and readers, law and restoration are central concepts in the Bible, but they were not always so. To trace out the formation of those biblical concepts as elements in defensive strategies, Cataldo uses ...
    • Josie Gill (2020)
      This innovative new study explores how writers such as Zadie Smith, Colson Whitehead and Octavia Butler have drawn on developments in genetic science to tackle racial identity in 21st century culture.
    • Gill, Josie (2020)
      In this important interdisciplinary study, Josie Gill explores the ways in which the contemporary novel has drawn on and helped shape debates about race and identity in 21st century genetic science. Reading works by leading ...
    • Iain Brassington (2013)
      Bioscience and the Good Life explores the relationship between bioscience and ""the good life"", drawing from the idea that the point of biomedical research is unavoidably tied to the idea of the good life.
    • Astrida Neimanis (2017)
      Builds on the work of Irigaray, Merleau-Ponty and Deleuze to develops a new critical mode of posthuman feminist phenomenology that understands the human bodies’ links to the natural world and the cultural implications of ...
    • Prutsch, Markus J. (2019-03-21)
      Debates about the legitimacy and ‘essence’ of political rule and the search for ‘ideal’ forms of government have been at the very heart of political thought ever since its beginnings in the Ancient World. Caesarism in the ...
    • Geoff Kemp (2014)
      Censorship Moments is a collection of short essays offering close and critical readings of key moments in the history of censorship.
    • Štiks, Igor (2015)
      Chapter 1 shows the historical trajectory of the idea that South Slavs as linguistic and cultural ‘brothers’ should form a single nation and establish their own national state. The state came into being after the First ...
    • Štiks, Igor (2015)
      The final chapter brings to the scene the European Union whose influence in shaping the post-Yugoslav citizenship regimes and the lives of their citizens is highly significant. Today the region is divided into the EU members ...
    • Štiks, Igor (2015)
      re complex as two parallel nationalist movements – one seeking higher Yugoslav unity, the other arguing for the separate political autonomy of ethnic groups – often complemented one another, but at other times were in open ...
    • Smith, Matthew (2018)
      This chapter investigates how allergists and their patients have understood the relationship between dietary change and allergy during the twentieth century. Industrial food production and the emergence of a global food ...
    • Štiks, Igor (2015)
      The creation of the multinational federation involved at the same time the re-creation of the Yugoslav polity and a laborious construction of the sub-state entities and their own political communities. The creation of ...
    • Štiks, Igor (2015)
      Between 1967 and 1974 Yugoslavia entered a period of intensive constitutional changes that started with a series of amendments to the 1963 Constitution and ended with the adoption of a new, fourth in less than 30 years, ...
    • Shepherd, Joshua (2017)
      Debates surrounding free will are notorious for their intractability. This is so in spite of the fact that, even at a fairly fine grain of analysis, competing views on the nature of free will are well understood. Why can’t ...