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  1. Frog Hollow

    Frog Hollow: Stories from an American Neighborhood [Paperback]

    Susan Campbell (Author)

    £16.50

    ISBN: 9780819579621
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Garnet Books
    Frog Hollow: Stories from an American Neighborhood is a collection of colorful historical vignettes of an ethnically diverse neighborhood just west of the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford. Its 1850s row houses have been home to a wide variety... .... Learn More
  2. Living in Milan

    Living in Milan: Housing Policies, Austerity and Urban Regeneration [Paperback]

    Paolo Molinari (Author)

    £9.99

    ISBN: 9788869772597
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Social Science
    After a long absence from national political debate, the housing issue has forcefully returned following the protracted economic crisis of the past decade. In general, the significant impoverishment of housing policies in the wake of welfare restr... .... Learn More
  3. Gender (&) Design

    Gender (&) Design: Positions on Gendering in Design Cultures [Paperback]

    Tom Bieling (Editor)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9788869772429
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Design Meanings
    In its entire range of media and product worlds, Design is decisively involved in the cultural production and distribution of related images and interpretations of gender. This anthology examines why this is the case and what happens when it is ch... .... Learn More
  4. The Arthurdale Community School

    The Arthurdale Community School: Education and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia [Paperback]

    Sam F. Stack (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813179124
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Place Matters: New Directions in Appalachian Studies
    The first of many homestead communities designed during the rollout of the New Deal, Arthurdale, West Virginia, was a bold experiment in progressive social planning. At the center of the settlement was the school, which was established to improve ... .... Learn More
  5. Society and the City

    Society and the City: The Dark Sides of Social Innovation [Paperback]

    Guido Borelli (Editor); Maurizio Busacca (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9788869772580
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Is there a connection between the increasingly widespread concept of Social Innovation (SI) and the success of today’s model of capitalist regulation? According to most studies focusing on SI, the existing relation is restorative in nature: SI int... .... Learn More
  6. Autodidactic

    Autodidactic: Self-Taught [Paperback]

    James W. Parkinson (Author); V. Manuel Perez (Author)

    £10.00

    ISBN: 9781585714254
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The idea that America is a literate country is a misconception. There are more than thirty million adults in the United States today who cannot read, and spectator mentality and an obsession with instant gratification prevent many from retaining a... .... Learn More
  7. 3.11

    3.11 [Paperback]

    Christopher Craig (Editor); Enrico Fongaro (Editor); Andreas Niehaus (Editor)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9788869772207
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Hasekura League Intercultural Studies Editions
    The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011 was a complex event. It was a disaster of multiple dimensions, unleashing the linked forces of seismic shock, tsunami, and nuclear radiation. This confluence left a varied array of dama... .... Learn More
  8. Heart of Violence

    Heart of Violence: Why People Harm Each Other [Paperback]

    Paul Valent (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781925984057
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Violence is the plague of our civilization. It threatens us daily through its many tentacles: domestic violence, criminal violence, sexual abuse, terrorism, state violence, revolution, war, and genocide. The recently evolved discipline of trauma... .... Learn More
  9. Voices of African Immigrants in Kentucky

    Voices of African Immigrants in Kentucky: Migration, Identity, and Transnationality [Hardback]

    Francis Musoni (Author); Iddah Otieno (Author); Angene Wilson (Author); Jack Wilson (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813178608
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Kentucky Remembered: An Oral History Series
    Following historical and theoretical overview of African immigration, the heart of this book is based on oral history interviews with forty-seven of the more than twenty-two thousand Africa-born immigrants in Kentucky. From a former ambassador fro... .... Learn More
  10. Solidarity Bodies

    Solidarity Bodies: A Storytelling on Workfare and Volunteering Policies [Paperback]

    Anna D’Ascenzio (Editor); Stefania Ferraro (Editor)

    £14.00

    ISBN: 9788869772290
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
    This book aims to investigate the phenomenon of volunteering as a workfare event, as a synchronous rewriting of territorial policy and advocacy, according to the principles of risk and border. The two terms, as a solid sociological category, shed ... .... Learn More

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