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  • Minimizing Harm

    A New Crime Policy For Modern America, 1st Edition

    By Edward Rubin

    Research suggests that crime prevention is generally more effective than harsh punishment. But the public fears victimization and demands punishment for the perpetrators of its fears. Consequently, any policy that moves toward prevention, treatment, and alternative modes of punishment must…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27

  • Muslim Youth

    Tensions And Transitions In Tajikistan, 1st Edition

    By Colette Harris

    Since the breakup of the Soviet Union, the peoples of Central Asia (Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) have been exposed to new, Western influences that stress individualism at the expense Central Asian traditions of family and communalism. Young men in particular are…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27

  • Namoluk Beyond The Reef

    The Transformation Of A Micronesian Community, 1st Edition

    By Mac Marshall

    This case study examines emigrants from Namoluk Atoll in the Eastern Caroline Islands of Micronesia, in the Western Pacific. Most members of the Namoluk community (chon Namoluk) do not currently live there - some 60% of them have moved to Chuuk, Guam, or the mainland US (such as Honolulu, Hawai'i…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27

  • Living With Contradictions

    Controversies In Feminist Social Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Alison M Jaggar

    Some people believe that feminist ethics is little more than a series of dogmatic positions on issues such as abortion rights, pornography, and affirmative action.This caricature was never true, but Alison Jaggar's Living with Contradictions is the first book to demonstrate just how rich and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27

  • Bergson

    1st Edition

    By Mark Sinclair

    Henri Bergson (1859-1941) was one of the most celebrated and influential philosophers of the twentieth century. He was awarded in 1928 the Nobel prize for literature for his philosophical work, and his controversial ideas about time, memory and life shaped generations of thinkers, writers and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-22
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry, second edition subjects important and controversial areas of public policy to philosophical scrutiny. Jonathan Wolff, a renowned philosopher and veteran of many public committees, introduces and assesses core problems and controversies in public…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19

  • Grahame Clark

    An Intellectual Biography Of An Archaeologist, 1st Edition

    By Brian Fagan

    The British archaeologist Grahame Clark was a seminal figure in European and world archaeology for more than half of the twentieth century, but, at the same time, one whose reputation has been outshone by other, more visible luminaries. His works were never aimed at a wide general public, nor did…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19

  • Evolutionism In Cultural Anthropology

    A Critical History, 1st Edition

    By Robert L. Carneiro

    Evolutionism in Cultural Anthropologytraces the interaction of evolutionary thought and anthropological theory from Herbert Spencer to the twenty-first century. It is a focused examination of how the idea of evolution has continued to provide anthropology with a master principle around which a vast…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19

  • Fulbe Voices

    Marriage, Islam, and Medicine In Northern Cameroon, 1st Edition

    By Helen A. Regis

    Fulbe Voices is based on everyday conversations in the West African village of Domaayo, Cameroon, where men and women struggle with the multiple cultural contradictions and social tensions emerging from their varied perspectives as farmers and entrepreneurs, schoolboys and elders, married and free…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19

  • Under The Blade

    The Conversion Of Agricultural Landscapes, 1st Edition

    By Richard K. Olson, Thomas A. Lyson

    In 1998, the last farm in Des Plaines, Illinois was subdivided. Seven acres along the Niobrara River in north-central Nebraska sold for 5700 per acre, twenty times the price for agricultural use. Waukesha County, Wisconsin, although still largely in agriculture, has been almost entirely zoned for…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19

  • A Mind Of One's Own

    Feminist Essays On Reason And Objectivity, 1st Edition

    By Louise Antony, Charlotte Witt

    A book of tremendous influence when it first appeared, A Mind of One's Own reminded readers that the tradition of Western philosophy-- in particular, the ideals of reason and objectivity-- has come down to us from white males, nearly all of whom are demonstrably sexist, even misogynist. In this…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19

  • Daughters of Tunis

    Women, Family, and Networks in a Muslim City, 1st Edition

    By Paula Holmes-Eber

    Daughters of Tunis is an innovative ethnography that carefully weaves the words and intimate, personal stories of four Tunisian women and their families with a statistical analysis of women's survival strategies in a rapidly urbanizing, industrializing Muslim nation. Delineating three distinct…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19

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