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Essential Essays, Volume 1: Foundations of Cultural Studies (Stuart Hall: Selected Writings)
Essential Essays, Volume 1: Foundations of Cultural Studies (Stuart Hall: Selected Writings)
From his arrival in Britain in the 1950s and involvement in the New Left, to founding the field of cultural studies and examining race and identity in the 1990s and early 2000s, Stuart Hall has been central to shaping many of the cultural and political debates of our time. Essential Essays—a landmark two-volume...
New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World--and How to Make It Work for You
New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World--and How to Make It Work for You
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The definitive guide to spreading ideas, building movements, and leaping ahead in our chaotic, connected age. Get the book New York Times columnist David Brooks calls "the best window I’ve seen into this new world."


Why do some leap ahead while others
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The Welfare State and the Democratic Citizen: How Social Policies Shape Political Equality (Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology)
The Welfare State and the Democratic Citizen: How Social Policies Shape Political Equality (Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology)
This book examines the ways in which the welfare state impacts levels and distributions of political participation and democratic support in Western democracies. Going beyond the traditional contextual accounts of political behaviour, which primarily focus on political institutions or the socio-economic climate, this book looks...
The Political Thought of C.B. Macpherson: Contemporary Applications (Critical Political Theory and Radical Practice)
The Political Thought of C.B. Macpherson: Contemporary Applications (Critical Political Theory and Radical Practice)
Central to the thought of C.B. Macpherson (1911-1987) are his critique of the culture of ‘possessive individualism’ and his defence of liberal-democratic socialism. Resurgence of interest in his works is in reaction to the rise of neoliberalism and efforts to find an alternative to societies dominated by...
This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution
This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution
It is widely understood that Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution completely revolutionized the study of biology. Yet, according to David Sloan Wilson, the Darwinian revolution won’t be truly complete until it is applied more broadly—to everything associated with the words “human,” “culture,” and...
The Pleasure Gap: American Women and the Unfinished Sexual Revolution
The Pleasure Gap: American Women and the Unfinished Sexual Revolution
It's time to take inequality in the bedroom as seriously as we take it in the boardroom. 

Tens of millions of American women are dissatisfied with their sex lives. In her provocative and meticulously researched new book, The Pleasure Gap: American Women and the Unfinished Sexual Revolution, Katherine
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Why You Like It: The Science and Culture of Musical Taste
Why You Like It: The Science and Culture of Musical Taste

From the chief architect of the Pandora Radio’s Music Genome Project comes a definitive and groundbreaking examination of how your mind, body, and upbringing influence the music you love.

Everyone loves music. But what is it that makes music so universally beloved and have such a powerful effect on us?

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Enterprise DevOps Framework: Transforming IT Operations
Enterprise DevOps Framework: Transforming IT Operations

Transform your IT organization from one weighed down by set practices to one with a DevOps culture and a cloud-first strategy that is optimized by automation and other lean practices. In this engaging read, you will discover the opportunities, challenges, lessons, and rewards that CA Technologies encountered when making their agile...

Empire and the Five Kings
Empire and the Five Kings

One of the West’s leading intellectuals offers a provocative look at America’s withdrawal from world leadership and the rising powers who seek to fill the vacuum left behind.

The United States was once the hope of the world, a beacon of freedom and the defender of liberal democracy. Nations and
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Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power
Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power

A riveting tour through the landscape and meaning of modern conspiracy theories, exploring the causes and tenacity of this American malady, from Birthers to Pizzagate and beyond.

American society has always been fertile ground for conspiracy theories, but with the election of Donald Trump, previously
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Bilingual Education and Minority Language Maintenance in China: The Role of Schools in Saving the Yi Language (Multilingual Education (31))
Bilingual Education and Minority Language Maintenance in China: The Role of Schools in Saving the Yi Language (Multilingual Education (31))
This book looks closely at Yi bilingual education practice in the southwest of China from an educationalist’s perspective and, in doing so, provides an insight toward our understanding of minority language maintenance and bilingual education implementation in China. The book provides an overview on the Yi people since 1949, their history,...
Permanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism
Permanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism

How did the Reformation, which initially promoted decidedly illiberal positions, end up laying the groundwork for Western liberalism?

The English Reformation began as an evangelical movement driven by an unyielding belief in predestination, intolerance, stringent literalism, political quietism, and
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