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  1. Zero-Sum Victory

    Zero-Sum Victory: What We're Getting Wrong About War [Hardback]

    Christopher D. Kolenda (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780813152769
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Why have the major, post-9/11, US military interventions turned into quagmires? Despite huge power imbalances, major capacity-building efforts, and repeated tactical victories by what many observers call the world's best military, the wars in Afgh... .... Learn More
  2. Economic Performance

    Economic Performance [Paperback]

    Torben M. Andersen (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9788772193274
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: Nordic World
    The Nordic countries stand out in international comparisons for having both high living standards and low inequality. The welfare state is extended, the public sector is large and the tax burden is high. How is it that the Nordic countries – being... .... Learn More
  3. Equality

    Equality [Paperback]

    Carsten Jensen (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9788772193267
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: Nordic World
    In study after study, Denmark is ranked the least corrupt country in the world, with the other Nordic countries always close behind. As such, these states suffer considerably less from corruption’s destructive effects - chronic underdevelopment, t... .... Learn More
  4. Happiness

    Happiness [Paperback]

    Christian Bjørnskov (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9788772193250
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: Nordic World
    While many commentators have attributed the Nordic region’s high levels of happiness to its particular interpretation of the welfare state, this does not provide a convincing explanation. The Nordic welfare states have changed considerably over ti... .... Learn More
  5. Undoing Multiculturalism

    Undoing Multiculturalism: Turn to the Left, Resource Extraction an the Decline of Indigenous Rights in Ecuador [Hardback]

    Carmen Martínez Novo (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9780822946632
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Latin American Series
    President Rafael Correa (2007-2017) led the Ecuadoran Citizens’ Revolution that claimed to challenge the tenets of neoliberalism and the legacies of colonialism. The Correa administration promised to advance Indigenous and Afro-descendant rights a... .... Learn More
  6. Climate Change

    Climate Change: The Facts 2020 [Paperback]

    Jennifer Marohasy (Editor)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781925984941
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    On 24 September 2019 the 17-year-old activist Greta Thunberg addressed the United Nations Climate Action Summit saying, ‘People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction’. A da... .... Learn More
  7. Magna Carta

    Magna Carta: The Search for the Source of Freedom [Paperback]

    Zachary Gorman (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9781922454010
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The story of Magna Carta is the essential prologue to the story of Western democracy. It is a foundation stone in the political culture and legal system of Australia and other countries that share a common law heritage. This book combines a most ... .... Learn More
  8. The Formation of the Albanian National Consciousness

    The Formation of the Albanian National Consciousness [Hardback]

    A.K. Brackob (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110506
    Published by : Vita Histria
    As the multi-national Ottoman Empire began to fall apart in the aftermath of the Russo-Turkish war of 1878, the Albanian people faced the peril of being absorbed into the surrounding newly formed nation-states of Southeastern Europe. Albanian lead... .... Learn More
  9. Clockwork Enemy

    Clockwork Enemy: Intolerance in the Era of Neo-nationalism [Paperback]

    Alfredo Alietti (Editor); Dario Padovan (Editor)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9788869772696
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    The relationship among neo-nationalisms, populisms and racisms has long existed in the political landscape of western societies and, today, it is a key issue to understand current affairs and the popularity of racist, anti-Semite and Islamophobic ... .... Learn More
  10. A Simple Justice

    A Simple Justice: Kentucky Women Fight for the Vote [Hardback]

    Melanie Beals Goan (Author)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9780813180175
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    When the Declaration of Independence was signed by a group of wealthy white men in 1776, poor white men, African Americans, and women quickly discovered that the unalienable rights it promised were not truly for all. The Nineteenth Amendment event... .... Learn More

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