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Judith Butler's Gender Trouble

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
Butler's 1990 work shook the foundations of feminist theory and changed the conversation about gender. While many thinkers already accepted that "gender" was a category constructed by society defined by one's genitalia, Butler went further and argued that gender is performative-it exists only in the acts that express it.

Globalization on the Line: Culture, Capital and Citizenship at U.S.borders

Paperback, 17/07/2002, £54.99
£49.49
Instead of viewing globalization and nation states as two separate and opposed domains of theorization and politics, this volume contextualizes US borders within global processes that are reconstituting the relationship between nation states and private corporations at the site of US borders.

Uncommon Reader: A Life of Edward Garnett

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £30.00
£27.00
Over a career spanning nearly fifty years Edward Garnett - editor, critic and publisher's reader - would become one of the most influential men in twentieth-century British literature.

Oxford Handbook of Genetics

29/10/2009, £32.99
£29.69
This handbook provides accessible information on specific genetic diseases, and possible genetic components of major diseases, for the primary health care team and junior doctor in training. It assists with why, when, and where to refer patients, and affected families, to get the best advice about genetic disease.

History of the Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 23/11/2017, £8.99
£8.09
In this Very Short Introduction Geoffrey Nowell-Smith defines the field of cinema, and explores its fascinating history within the cultural and aesthetic sphere. Considering the influences of the other art forms from which it arose, he looks at how technological advances have opened up new horizons for the cinema industry.

Abraham Lincoln: pocket GIANTS

Paperback, 01/08/2014, £6.99
£6.29
The President who `freed' the slaves and held the Union together in the face of the slaveholding South's bid to create a separate Confederacy. Or was he a pragmatist whose leadership minimised the destruction of the war?.This concise biography situates Lincoln in his time and place.

Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

Paperback, 01/02/2018, £9.99
£8.99
`Brilliant' Guardian Waterstones Non-Fiction Book of the Month (March) SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE What if intelligent life on Earth evolved not once, but twice? The octopus is the closest we will come to meeting an intelligent alien. What can we learn from the encounter?

AI Delusion

Hardback, 28/08/2018, £20.00
£18.00
Gary Smith argues that the real danger of artificial intelligence is not that computers are smarter than us, but that we think they are. Through many examples, Smith shows that human reasoning is fundamentally different from artificial intelligence, and it is needed more than ever.