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Democratic Theory and Mass Incarceration

Edited by Albert Dzur, Ian Loader and Richard Sparks.

November 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Political Theory; US Politics. 360 pages.

The United States leads the world in incarceration and United Kingdom jurisdictions are persistently among the European countries with the highest per capita rates of imprisonment. Yet...

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Artistic Citizenship

David Elliott, Marissa Silverman and Wayne Bowman.

November 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Applied Music. 616 pages.

Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis examines the many ways that artists (amateur and professional), community artist-facilitators,...

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An African Volk

Jamie Miller.

November 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Political History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 464 pages.

Opposition to apartheid was one of the great moments in postwar history. Its success remains a symbol of a progressive global community. An African Volk looks at this phenomenon from the...

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From Literacy to Literature

Christopher Cannon.

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Literature. 320 pages.

The first lessons we learn in school can stay with us all our lives, but this was nowhere more true than in the last decades of the fourteenth century when grammar-school students were not...

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Global Responsibility for Human Rights

Margot E. Salomon and Foreword by Stephen P. Marks.

November 2007; p ublished online January 2009 .

Book. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 288 pages.

World poverty represents a failure of the international community to see half of the global population secure their basic socio-economic rights. Yet international law establishes that...

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Practical Knowledge

Kieran Setiya.

November 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy. 328 pages.

In the last forty years, action theory has revitalized moral philosophy. Philosophers have explored the nature of agency; what is involved in acting for a reason; how we know what we are...

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Islamist Terrorism in Europe

Petter Nesser.

January 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations. 288 pages.

The book provides a comprehensive account of Islamist terrorism in Europe from 1994 until 2015, and a detailed background for understanding the current and future threat. In contrast to...

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Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability

Edited by Per Pinstrup-Andersen.

November 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 544 pages.

Food price volatility is one of the major challenges facing the global agricultural system today. This was most vividly illustrated during the global food crisis of 2007–9 when price spikes...

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Necessary Noise

Chirie Rivers Ndaliko.

November 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Ethnomusicology. 312 pages.

Through poetic portraits of the vibrant people, songs, films, and music videos in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Necessary Noise presents a study of human creativity in...

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Migration Matters

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 358 pages.

This book is about migration futures: the transnational movement of people and the portability of skills in a globalizing world. It explores why in recent decades, development has produced...

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