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Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It

Paperback, 02/10/2008, £9.99
The Bottom Billion is an elegant and impassioned synthesis from one of the world's leading experts on Africa and poverty. It was hailed as "the best non-fiction book so far this year" by Nicholas Kristoff of The New York Times.

Placeless People: Writings, Rights, and Refugees

Hardback, 08/11/2018, £25.00
Exploring the work of Hannah Arendt, Franz Kafka, W.H. Auden, George Orwell, Samuel Beckett, and Simone Weil, among other, Placeless People argues that we urgently need to reconnect with the moral and political imagination of these writers to tackle today's refugee 'crisis'.

Prosperity: Better Business Makes the Greater Good

Hardback, 09/11/2018, £16.99
Does business just exist to maximise shareholder profit? The belief it does has had disastrous consequences for our economies, environment, politics, and societies, argues Colin Mayer. In an urgent call for reform, he sets out an agenda to remake the corporation into a powerful force for promoting economic and social wellbeing in its fullest sense.

Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia

Paperback, 04/01/2019, £10.99
A penetrating look into the unrecognized and unregulated links between autocratic regimes in Central Asia and centers of power and wealth throughout the West

Landgrabbers: The New Fight Over Who Owns The Earth

Paperback, 28/03/2013, £9.99
What do City speculators, Gulf oil sheikhs, Chinese entrepreneurs, big-name financiers like George Soros and industry titans like Richard Branson buy when they go shopping? The result is an eye-opening, extraordinarily important examination of the most profound ethical and economic issue in the world today.

Light that Failed: A Reckoning

Hardback, 31/10/2019, £20.00

Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

Paperback, 02/06/2016, £9.99
A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopolitics

Economic Geographies Of Globalisation

Paperback, 30/09/2011, £25.00
This well-researched book provides a concise contribution to a large-scale debate on economic globalisation.

Just Your Average Muslim

Paperback, 19/03/2015, £8.99
Too often we see Islam and Muslims portrayed as fanatical jihadists or helpless victims of western oppression. This book provides a rare insight into what, as the book's title states, the average Muslim makes of it all.

Syrian Notebooks: Inside the Homs Uprising

Hardback, 25/03/2015, £12.99
A blistering firsthand account of the conflict in Homs by the internationally acclaimed author of The Kindly Ones

Politics In Africa

Paperback, 09/06/2011, £16.99
A concise, accessible overview of the main issues in contemporary African politics.

EU: An Obituary

Paperback, 04/04/2016, £12.99
A major account of the failings of the European Union - and why it has to go.

Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man

Paperback, 01/09/2016, £8.99
Edward Snowden, a young computer genius working for America's National Security Agency, blew the whistle on the way this frighteningly powerful organisation uses new technology to spy on the entire planet. The consequences have shaken the leaders of nations worldwide.

Munitions of the mind

Paperback, 31/07/2003, £17.99
This text traces how propaganda has formed part of the fabric of conflict since the dawn of warfare and how in its broadest definition it has been part of a process of persuasion at the heart of human communication. The third edition has been revised and expanded in the light of recent conflicts.

Letters from Lexington

Paperback, 19/03/2004, £18.99
Perfect as an introduction to Chomsky's broader thoughts, this will be of particular interest to students of media studies and the general reader.

Globalization and Inequalities

Paperback, 30/06/2008, £37.99
Sylvia Walby offers an innovative new theoretical framework for explaining social inequalities around the world. A highly anticipated new book from a major name in the social sciences.

Hard Times

Paperback, 03/02/2015, £9.99
Originally published: 2014, as Hard times: the divisive toll of the economic slump.

Grave New World: The End of Globalization, the Return of History

Hardback, 09/05/2017, £20.00
A controversial look at the end of globalisation and what it means for prosperity, peace, and the global economic order

Crossing the Sea: With Syrians on the Exodus to Europe

Hardback, 24/03/2016, £15.00
Placing himself at the mercy of Egyptian smuggler gangs in Alexandria and at sea, journalist Wolfgang Bauer went undercover to document first-hand the flight of Syrian refugees crossing the Mediterranean. Their book, the first of its kind, is an incisive portrait both of the lives behind the crisis and the systemic problems that constitute it.

Islamic State: The Digital Caliphate

Paperback, 17/10/2015, £9.99
Packed full of information, this book offers a unique and indispensable insight into the origins and operations of IS. Atwan, a well-known Arab journalist and expert on extremist groups, had exclusive access to militants close to IS and his findings are based on interviews with jihadists who were in the same cell as Baghdadi.

Morbid Symptoms: Relapse in the Arab Uprising

Paperback, 17/05/2016, £12.99
In this sequel to his landmark exploration of the Arab uprisings, The People Want, Gilbert Achcar assesses the present stage of the revolutionary process and its possible outcomes.

Mission Accomplished?

Paperback, 30/07/2015, £10.99
When is intervention justified? Simon Jenkins here writes why the West needs to stay out of it.

Revolutionary Yiddishland: A History of Jewish Radicalism

Hardback, 08/11/2016, £16.99
Recovering the history of the revolutionary Jewish tradition

Defiance: Greece and Europe

Paperback, 30/09/2016, £15.99
The story of Greece's resistance to European domination past and present.

Civil Resistance in the Arab Spring: Triumphs and Disasters

Hardback, 07/01/2016, £29.49
This volume is a lively and scholarly illustrated account of the tumultuous events in key countries in the Middle East and North Africa during and since the period of the Arab Spring that began in December 2010.

Globalization, Institutions and Governance

Paperback, 26/10/2011, £29.99
Authored by the expert in the field, the content of this book takes an IPE approach, covers practical as well as theoretical issues, and encourages critical analysis of globalisation by considering alternative approaches.

Ruling the Void: The Hollowing of Western Democracy

Hardback, 30/07/2013, £14.99
Analyzes democratic trends over the decades in Europe and America. This book argues that there are two complementary processes at work. It argues that popular disengagement, and the withdrawal of political elites from a representative role, are contributing to the death of the political party.

13th Labour of Hercules: Inside the Greek Crisis

Hardback, 04/09/2014, £14.99
A riveting examination of the political, social and cultural forces behind Greece's recent great financial crisis, and its effect on the Greek and Greece today

China's Twentieth Century

Paperback, 23/02/2016, £19.99
An examination of the shifts in politics and revolution in China over the last century

Decolonization Reader

Paperback, 12/06/2003, £32.99
Provides a thorough understanding of the impact of decolonization on world history and cross-cultural encounters worlwide.

Black Flags: The Rise of Isis

Paperback, 02/06/2016, £8.99
Traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread to become the world's greatest threat. This title shows how the zeal of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and the strategic mistakes of Western governments led to the banner of ISIS being raised over huge swathes of Syria and Iraq.

Dirty Wars: A Century of Counterinsurgency

Hardback, 01/01/2015, £25.00
Who is the enemy? This is the question most asked in modern warfare. From our struggles in Ireland, to the Malayan Emergency, operations in India, Yemen, Kenya, Aden, Palestine, and of course Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan - this book covers the strategy and doctrine of counterinsurgency and how often these operations have been unsuccessful.

Concepts in World Politics

Paperback, 09/08/2016, £28.99
An exciting, challenging new way to approach the study of world politics, this book focusses on the multifaceted nature of concepts and systematically explains them in a clear, critical and engaging way

Winter is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must be Stopped

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £10.99
The stunning story of Russia's slide back into a dictatorship - and how the West is now paying the price for allowing it to happen.

Invitation-Only Zone: The True Story of North Korea's Abduction Project

Paperback, 01/09/2016, £9.99
The extraordinary, true story of the North Korean abduction of Japanese citizens, kept for decades in 'invitation only zones', and indoctrinated by Kim Jong Il's secret police.

China and the New Maoists

Paperback, 15/08/2016, £12.99
An absorbing account of the continued influence of Chairman Mao on contemporary China, and of efforts by the New Maoists to claim his legacy.

Making it

Paperback, 25/05/2017, £13.99

Islam and Democracy After the Arab Spring

Hardback, 28/01/2016, £22.49
This book analyzes the nature of the relationship between religion and politics by using democracy in the Muslim world and the phenomenon of the Arab Spring as a case study.

World we're in

Paperback, 18/01/2003, £15.99
THE STATE WE'RE IN affected government policy, THE WORLD WE'RE IN affects us all as we decide on Britain's future. 'Will Hutton's ability to articulate contemporary anxieties borders on genius' Martin Wolf, PROSPECT

Future of Power

Paperback, 29/12/2011, £13.99
"Nye is a master of his field at the height of his powers."--Washington Post

Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko and Russia's War with the West

Paperback, 15/12/2016, £10.99
1st November 2006: Alexander Litvinenko is brazenly poisoned in central London. Twenty-two days later he dies, killed from the inside by Polonium - a rare, lethal and highly radioactive substance. His crime? He had made some powerful enemies in Russia. This is the story of the life and death of Litvinenko and of Russia's cold war with the west.

Dude, Where's My Country?

Paperback, 17/06/2004, £7.99
He's the man everyone's talking about. He's taken on gun freaks, stupid white men and corporate crooks. Now the author is on a new mission: to get us of our behinds and kicking out the corrupt political elites who rule our lives. This title is an instruction manual for taking back America from corrupt corporations and crooked politicians.

Ethical Consumption: Social Value and Economic Practice

Paperback, 01/10/2014, £21.00
Increasingly, consumers in North America and Europe see their purchasing as a way to express to the commercial world their concerns about trade justice, the environment and similar issues. This ethical consumption has attracted growing attention in the press and among academics.

Essential Writings

Paperback, 17/04/2008, £10.99
This new selection of Gandhi's writings taken from his books, articles, letters and interviews sets out his views on religion, politics, society, non-violence and civil disobedience. Judith M. Brown's excellent introduction and notes examines his philosophy and the political context in which he wrote.

McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime

Paperback, 05/02/2009, £10.99
Organised crime is part of all our worlds - often without us even knowing. This title tells a journey through the world of international organised crime, from gunrunners in Ukraine to money launderers in Dubai, by way of drug syndicates in Canada and cyber criminals in Brazil.

World We Made: Alex McKay's Story from 2050

Hardback, 07/10/2013, £24.95
The visionary story of our greener, more sustainable future.



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