Sociology & anthropology

    Reclaiming Civilization

    By Brendan Myers

    Paperback £10.85

    How civilization leads us to the meaning of life, not by discovery, but by invention.

    The Witch: A History of Fear, from Ancient Times to the Present

    By Ronald Hutton

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    Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe's history

    Small Pieces

    By Joanne Limburg

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    Joanne Limburg's intensely honest account of coming to terms with her brother's suicide; a powerful meditation on family and faith

    Preventing intimate partner violence

    Paperback £19.45

    This book brings together researchers and practitioners from a range of fields to examine strategies and programs for preventing intimate partner violence IPV. It provides paths to more efficacious prevention strategies and highlights ways that all stakeholders can work more effectively toward reducing violence.

    New Urban Worlds

    By AbdouMaliq Simone

    Paperback £16.90

    It is well known that the world is transitioning to an irrevocable urban future whose epicentre has moved into the cities of Asia and Africa. What is less clear is how this will be managed and deployed as a multi-polar world system is being born.

    St Petersburg

    By Jonathan Miles

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    Beautiful prose renders brutality vivid' The Times - BOOK OF THE WEEK From Peter the Great to Putin, this is the unforgettable story of St Petersburg - one of the most magical, menacing and influential cities in the world.

    Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

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    This collection reframes the debate around Islam and women's rights within a broader comparative literature that examines the complex and contingent historical relationships between religion, secularism, democracy, law, and gender equality.

    The I in Team: Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity

    By Erin C. Tarver

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    There is one sound that will always be loudest in sports. It isn't the squeak of sneakers or the crunch of helmets; it isn't the grunts or even the stadium music. It's the deafening roar of sports fans. For those few among us on the outside, sports fandom with its...

    Mini-India

    By Philipp Zehmisch

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    This book fills a gap in the under-represented scholarship on the migrant and settler society of the Andaman Islands. The study focusses on how marginalised people from criminalised, low-class, low-caste, landless, refugee, repatriated, and Adivasi backgrounds have come to form a cosmopolitan, overseas conglomerate of communities-a Mini-India that incorporates the...

    Vulnerability and the Legal Organization of Work

    By Martha Fineman

    Paperback £32.80

    This book uses the concepts of vulnerability and resilience to analyze the situation of individuals and institutions in the context of the employment relationship. It is based on the premise that both employer and employee are vulnerable to various social, economic, and political forces, although differently so. It demonstrates how...

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