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African Food Systems in Crisis: Part One: Microperspectives

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African Food Systems in Crisis: Part One: Microperspectives

Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H. Katz

Development studies; Cultural studies; Anthropology; Politics & government; Agriculture & related industries

Hardback

Part of a project dealing, at the level of local production, with the long-term and ongoing food crisis in Africa. This work... [more]

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African Food Systems in Crisis: Part Two: Contending with Change

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African Food Systems in Crisis: Part Two: Contending with Change

Rebecca Huss-Ashmore, Solomon H. Katz

Development studies; Cultural studies; Anthropology; Politics & government; Agriculture & related industries

Hardback

Commissioned by the Task Force on African Famine of the American Anthropological Association, this text examines the often... [more]

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Transitional Justice: Contending with the Past

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Transitional Justice: Contending with the Past

Michael Newman

Peace studies & conflict resolution; International relations; Political control & freedoms

Paperback

What should be done after the end of a repressive regime or a civil war? How can bitter divisions be resolved in a way that... [more]

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Environmental Communication and Critical Coastal Policy: Communities, Culture and Nature

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Environmental Communication and Critical Coastal Policy: Communities, Culture...

Kerrie Foxwell-Norton (Griffith University, Australia)

Communication studies; Management of land & natural resources; Global warming

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The vast majority of the world's population lives on or near the coast. These communities are an extraordinary and largely... [more]

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Sustainability in the Gulf: Challenges and Opportunities

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Sustainability in the Gulf: Challenges and Opportunities

Elie Azar, Mohamed Abdel Raouf

Development studies; Politics & government; Sustainability

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Sustainability is a topic of great interest today, particularly for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, which have... [more]

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World Politics in Translation: Power, Relationality and Difference in Global Cooperation

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World Politics in Translation: Power, Relationality and Difference in Global...

Tobias Berger, Alejandro Esguerra

Translation & interpretation; Development studies; Political campaigning & advertising

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Virtually all pertinent issues that the world faces today - such as nuclear proliferation, climate change, the spread of infectious... [more]

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The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development

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The Social Challenges and Opportunities of Low Carbon Development

Johan Nordensvard

Development studies; Social discrimination; Sociology; Human geography; Global warming

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This book explores the social implications and challenges of low-carbon development. The argument of the book is that a broad... [more]

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Academic Discourse and Global Publishing: Disciplinary Persuasion in Changing Times

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Academic Discourse and Global Publishing: Disciplinary Persuasion in Changing...

Ken Hyland, Feng (Kevin) Jiang

Communication studies

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Academic Discourse and Global Publishing offers a coherent argument for changes in published academic writing over the past... [more]

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Rethinking Public Relations: Persuasion, Democracy and Society

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Rethinking Public Relations: Persuasion, Democracy and Society

Kevin Moloney (Bournemouth University, UK), Conor McGrath (University of Ulster, UK)

Communication studies; Sociology: work & labour; Public relations; Press & journalism

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This new (third) edition of Rethinking Public Relations continues the argument of previous editions that public relations... [more]

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National Liberation Movements as Government in Africa

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National Liberation Movements as Government in Africa

Redie Bereketeab (The Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala University, Sweden)

Development studies; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Comparative politics

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Africa is well known for the production of national liberation movements (NLMs), stemming from a history of exploitation,... [more]

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Cyber

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Cyber

IISS

Reference works; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Politics & government; Political structure & processes; Science funding & policy

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Over the past several years, rising cyber power has comprehensively and profoundly affected international security. Key areas... [more]

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Democracy and Climate Change

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Democracy and Climate Change

Frederic Hanusch

Development studies; Political structures: democracy; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Paperback

Democracy and Climate Change explores the various ways in which democratic principles can lead governments to respond differently... [more]

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Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect

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Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect

Annette Jansen (VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Development studies; Politics & government; Armed conflict

Paperback

Although the Genocide Convention was already adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1945, it was only in the late 1990s that... [more]

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Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh: Twenty Years of BRAC's Gender Quality Action Learning Programme

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Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh: Twenty Years of BRAC's Gender Quality...

Rieky Stuart, Aruna Rao, David Kelleher (Gender at Work, Canada), Sheepa Hafiza, Carol Miller

Development studies; Society & culture: general; Feminism & feminist theory

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In 1994, BRAC, the world's largest NGO, made headlines by putting women's rights centre stage in Bangladesh, one of the poorest... [more]

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Visual-Gestural Communication: A Workbook in Nonverbal Expression and Reception

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Visual-Gestural Communication: A Workbook in Nonverbal Expression and Reception...

Willy Conley

Theatre Studies; Sign languages, Braille & other linguistic communication; Communication studies; Media studies; Audiology & otology

Paperback

Visual-Gestural Communication is a truly unique volume in non-language communication devoted to the study of universal gestures,... [more]

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Key Thinkers on Development

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Key Thinkers on Development

David Simon (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK)

Development studies; Development economics

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Originally published under the title: Fifty key thinkers on development [more]

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Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World

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Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World

Padraig Carmody (Trinity College London Ireland)

Development studies

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Taking a critical and historical view, this text explores the theory and changing practice of international development. It... [more]

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Revolution and Its Past: Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History

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Revolution and Its Past: Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History...

R. Keith Schoppa (Loyola University, USA)

Regional studies; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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Revolution and Its Past is a comprehensive study of China from the last quarter of the eighteenth century through to 2018.<br... [more]

$305.00

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Rethinking Ownership of Development in Africa

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Rethinking Ownership of Development in Africa

T.D. Harper-Shipman

Development studies; Politics & government; Development economics

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Rethinking Ownership of Development in Africa demonstrates how instead of empowering the communities they work with, the jargon... [more]

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End of Life Communication: Stories from the Dead Zone

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End of Life Communication: Stories from the Dead Zone

Christine Davis, Jonathan Crane

Communication studies

Hardback

This book examines the dialectic between fictional death as depicted in the media and real death as it is experienced in a... [more]

$200.00

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National Security

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National Security

Donald M. Snow (University of Alabama, USA)

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history; International relations; War & defence operations

Hardback

The seventh edition of this highly successful textbook analyzes the history, evolution, and processes of national security... [more]

$315.00

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The Listening Advantage: Outcomes and Applications

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The Listening Advantage: Outcomes and Applications

Judi Brownell (Cornell University, USA)

Communication studies; Teaching skills & techniques; Business & management; Psychotherapy

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This outcome-based text offers principles and skill-building experiences for the critical competence of listening. It serves... [more]

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Women And Microcredit In Rural Bangladesh: An Anthropological Study Of Grameen Bank Lending

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Women And Microcredit In Rural Bangladesh: An Anthropological Study Of Grameen...

Aminur Rahman

Regional studies; Politics & government

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This anthropological study of the Grameen Bank microlending programme to rural poor women, focuses on economic and social... [more]

$242.00

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Democracy And Development In Southeast Asia: The Winds Of Change

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Democracy And Development In Southeast Asia: The Winds Of Change

Clark Neher, Ross Marlay

Regional studies; Politics & government

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Exploring the remarkable political and economic changes sweeping Southeast Asia, the authors take as their starting point... [more]

$242.00

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Scarlet Memorial: Tales Of Cannibalism In Modern China

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Scarlet Memorial: Tales Of Cannibalism In Modern China

Yi Zheng

Regional studies; Politics & government

Hardback

This compelling book provides a meticulously documented account of officially sanctioned cannibalism in the southwestern province... [more]

$242.00

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