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Contemporary China 3ed

Paperback, 07/02/2019, £28.99
The third edition of this concise core textbook offers students a comprehensive introduction to the politics, economy, culture and society of modern China, while grounding all of these areas in the context of China's recent history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Russian Foreign Policy

Paperback, 27/12/2018, £33.99
Written by two leading scholars, this cutting-edge textbook provides a comprehensive re-evaluation of Russian foreign policy in the 21st century, covering its historical development, key institutions and actors, and processes, principles and strategies.

Why it's still kicking off everywhere: the new global revolutions

Paperback, 04/01/2013, £9.99

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, £19.95
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.

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.

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.

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.

Letters from Lexington

Paperback, 19/03/2004, £12.99
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, £36.99
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.

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.

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

Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures

Hardback, 04/05/2017, £20.00
Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to save its ancient manuscripts from destruction at the hands of al Qaeda, added another layer to the legend.

Making it

Paperback, 25/05/2017, £11.99

Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State

Hardback, 09/03/2017, £9.99
Since ISIS occupied Raqqa in eastern Syria, it has become one of the most isolated and fear-ridden cities on earth. BBC was able to make contact with a small activist group, Al-Sharqiya 24, and one of their members agreed to write a personal diary about his experiences. This book tells his story.

Histories of the Hanged: Britain's Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire

Paperback, 02/02/2006, £14.99
The true story of the Mau Mau rebellion of 1952-60 in Kenya, told for the first time

Britain's Gulag: The Brutal End of Empire in Kenya

Paperback, 13/03/2014, £15.99
Only a few years after Britain defeated fascism came the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya - a mass armed rebellion by the Kikuyu people, demanding the return of their land and freedom. Unearthing reams of documents, the author reveals the full savagery of the Mau Mau war and the ruthless determination with which Britain sought to control its empire.

Nobody Leaves: Impressions of Poland

Paperback, 30/03/2017, £10.99

Global Trends & Global Governance

Paperback, 07/12/2001, £17.99
'Essential reading for those intersted in international political economies, because of its contribution to the debate over the dynamics of globalisation.' Choice

Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China

Paperback, 03/03/2015, £16.99
An original and insightful analysis of the most important economic relationship in the world

West European Politics

Paperback, 17/04/2003, £13.99
Providing students with all the essential information required and a full definition of terms, this companion to Western European politics presents past events, prominent personalities, important dates, organizations and electoral information in an accessible, easy-to-read format.

World's Most Dangerous Place: Inside the Outlaw State of Somalia

Paperback, 16/01/2014, £8.99
The author is among the few to have witnessed at first hand the devastating reality of life in the failed and desperate state of Somalia. In this book, he takes us to the heart of the struggle, meeting everyone from politicians, pirates, extremists and mercenaries to aid workers, civilians and refugees.

World We Made: Alex McKay's Story from 2050

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

Islamism: What it Means for the Middle East and the World

Hardback, 05/01/2016, £20.00
An incisive analysis of Islamist movements in the Middle East

New Global History, The

7, 30/08/2006, £17.99
Features an inquiry into the historical process of globalization. This work offers a fresh view of the process of globalization and discusses the most important themes, such as policy, trade, cultural imperialism and warfare. It is useful for students of history, politics and international studies.

Oasis of Dreams - Teaching and Learning Peace in a Jewish-Palestinian village in Israel

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £14.99
A fascinating account of a community founded by Jews and Palestinians. This book, a result of the author's eight year study of the schools in the village, explores the psychological and social dimensions of this important educational endeavor.

Bananas, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics 2ed

Paperback, 18/07/2014, £22.95
Presents a radical analysis of globalization. This title examines recent events - Bangladeshi garment factory deaths, domestic workers in the Persian Gulf, Chinese global tourists, and the UN gender politics of guns - to reveal the crucial role of women in international politics today.

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

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.

Neighbours Not Friends, Iraq and Iran After The Gulf Wars

Paperback, 15/06/2001, £26.99
This is an essential overview to the conflicts in the Gulf, and should be read by anyone with an interest in the region, its politics and its interactions with the US and UN.

European Union

Paperback, 31/01/2002, £40.99
Covers the issues of competitiveness, cohesion, ageing, migration, employment and social polarization, enlargement, and the emergence of regionalism and nationalism. This textbook is an introduction to economic, social and political challenges that the EU faces. These challenges determine the place of the EU in the world.

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.

United Nations 2ed

Paperback, 29/03/2012, £34.99
The fully updated new edition of this popular text provides a systematic and comprehensive introduction to the main areas of activity of the United Nations today, its organization and evolution and assesses its likely role and prospects for reform in the twenty-first century.

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.

Globalization and its Discontents

Paperback, 03/04/2003, £9.99
Our world is changing. Globalization is not working. It is hurting those it was meant to help. This title exposes of the all-powerful organizations that control our lives. Our world is changing.


Paperback, 26/08/2004, £8.99
Jason Burke has produced an account of Islamic militancy - revolutionising our understanding of Al-Qaeda, retelling its history from scratch and critically exploding the myths that form the very foundations of the 'War on Terror'. Fully updated with new material on Iraq and Afghanistan.

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.

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.

Invitation to Terror : The Expanding Empire of the Unknown

Hardback, 30/10/2007, £17.99
Virtually everyone agrees that terrorism is defined by its impact on the public it targets. Yet there seems to be very little open discussion about how society has responded to it and how people are affected by it. This book argues that what we really need to worry about is not what terrorists do but our reaction to it.



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