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Sexual Consent

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Sexual Consent

Milena Popova

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies, gender groups; Sexual behaviour

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An introduction to issues of sexual consent, covering key strands of feminist thought, how sexual consent is negotiated in... [more]

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It...

Yascha Mounk

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Public administration; Political control & freedoms

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From India to Turkey, from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. Two core components of... [more]

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The Rites of Passage (Second Edition)

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The Rites of Passage (Second Edition)

Arnold Van Gennep

Comparative religion; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies

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Folklorist Arnold van Gennep's masterwork, The Rites of Passage, has been a staple of anthropological education for more than... [more]

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The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

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The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes...

Paul Sagar

European history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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How David Hume and Adam Smith forged a new way of thinking about the modern state What is the modern state? Conspicuously... [more]

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The Age of Populism: The Tyranny of Authenticity and the Rise of Populism

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The Age of Populism: The Tyranny of Authenticity and the Rise of Populism...

Catherine Fieschi

Politics & government; Political economy

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Catherine Fieschi examines why populism and populist parties have become a feature of our politics. Populism's appeal, she... [more]

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Inside The Black Vault: The Government's UFO Secrets Revealed

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Inside The Black Vault: The Government's UFO Secrets Revealed

John Greenewald Jr.

Military history; Conspiracy theories; Air forces & warfare; UFOs & extraterrestrial beings

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This book reveals the relations between U.S. Government secrets and the UFO Phenomena. Armed with only official declassified... [more]

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All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of Immortality in the Digital Age

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All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of Immortality in the Digital Age...

Elaine Kasket

Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Coping with death & bereavement; Popular psychology

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A fascinating and thought-provoking journey into the problematic world of our digital afterlife. [more]

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins, Armies and Operators

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins,...

Annie Jacobsen

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Political leaders & leadership; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

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The definitive, character-driven history of CIA covert operations and U.S. government-sponsored assassinations, from the author... [more]

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The Secret Commonwealth: Of Elves Fauns and Fairies

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The Secret Commonwealth: Of Elves Fauns and Fairies

Marina Warner, Robert Kirk

Fiction-related items; Folklore, myths & legends

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Late in the seventeenth century, Robert Kirk, an Episcopalian minister in the Scottish Highlands, set out to collect his parishioners'... [more]

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

Robert F Kennedy

Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Politics & government

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The son and namesake of Robert F. Kennedy shares memories from his turbulent childhood, the lessons he learned from family... [more]

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I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars and the Triumph of Geek Culture

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I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars and the Triumph of Geek...

A. D. Jameson

Science fiction; Popular culture

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A lifelong geek lays out the history and aesthetic of this geekiest of moments in popular culture, beginning and ending with... [more]

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The Age of Consent: Young People, Sexual Abuse and Agency

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The Age of Consent: Young People, Sexual Abuse and Agency

Dr Kate Gleeson, Catharine Lumby

Society & Social Sciences; Child welfare

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This book challenges received mainstream and scholarly ideas about how and why child abuse occurs and offers fresh ideas about... [more]

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Recovering from Emotionally Immature Parents: Practical Tools to Establish Boundaries and Reclaim Your Emotional Autonomy

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Recovering from Emotionally Immature Parents: Practical Tools to Establish...

Lindsay C Gibson

Psychology; Intergenerational relationships

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Drawing on the success of her popular self-help book, Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents, author Lindsay Gibson... [more]

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Last Witnesses: Unchildlike Stories

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Last Witnesses: Unchildlike Stories

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Age groups: children; Advocate - History

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What did it mean to grow up in the Soviet Union during the Second World War? In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich started... [more]

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Stand By Me

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Stand By Me

Wendell Berry

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction; Rural communities

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As in thought he passes backward into time, the country becomes quieter, and it seems to grow larger. The sounds of engines... [more]

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Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence

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Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence

James Lovelock

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Artificial intelligence; Advocate - Science

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The originator of the Gaia theory offers the vision of a future epoch in which humans and artificial intelligence together... [more]

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Hello World: How  to be Human in the Age of the Machine

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Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

Hannah Fry

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Algorithms & data structures; Privacy & data protection

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`One of the best books yet written on data and algorithms.<br /><br />A... [more]

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The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New Globalization

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The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New Globalization...

Richard Baldwin

Globalization; Business & Economics

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From 1820 to 1990 the share of world income going to today's wealthy nations soared from 20% to 70%. That share has recently... [more]

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Automating the News: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Media

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Automating the News: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Media

Nicholas Diakopoulos

Language: reference & general; Media studies; Technology: general issues; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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From hidden connections in big data to bots spreading fake news, journalism is increasingly computer-generated. Nicholas Diakopoulos... [more]

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Digital Cash: The Unknown History of the Anarchists, Utopians, and Technologists Who Created Cryptocurrency

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Digital Cash: The Unknown History of the Anarchists, Utopians, and Technologists...

Finn Brunton

Social & cultural history; Popular culture; Media studies; Monetary economics; Advocate - Economics & Business

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The fascinating untold story of digital cash and its creators-from experiments in the 1970s to the mania over Bitcoin and... [more]

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The Aleutians 1942-43: Struggle for the North Pacific

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The Aleutians 1942-43: Struggle for the North Pacific

Brian Herder

History; History of the Americas; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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It is often forgotten that during World War II, the Japanese managed to successfully invade and conquer a precious part of... [more]

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Purple Patch: History of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War One

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Purple Patch: History of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War One...

Darren Prickett

History; First World War; Regiments

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The 3rd Field Company Engineers holds a distinguished place in the history of the Australian Army, being the first unit of... [more]

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A Genius Within: Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence

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A Genius Within: Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence...

David Adam

Psychology; Intelligence & reasoning; Neurosciences; Popular psychology

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You could be a genius. Award-winning science writer reveals how frontier neuroscience can enhance your intelligence - making... [more]

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The Mechanism: A Crime Network So Deep it Brought Down a Nation

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The Mechanism: A Crime Network So Deep it Brought Down a Nation

Vladimir Netto

Biography; True crime; Organised crime; Political corruption

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INTRODUCTION BY MISHA GLENNY, author of McMafiaA gripping narrative of power, corruption and greed, The Mechanism is the true... [more]

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The Future of British Foreign Policy: Security and Diplomacy in a World after Brexit

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The Future of British Foreign Policy: Security and Diplomacy in a World...

Christopher Hill

Politics & government; International relations

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Since 1945, Britain has had to cope with a slow descent from international primacy. The decline in global influence was intended... [more]

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