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A Radical History of Development Studies

Individuals, Institutions and Ideologies

by Uma Kothari

<p>In this book some of the leading thinkers in development studies trace the history of their multi-disciplinary subject from the late colonial period and its establishment during decolonization all the way through to its contemporary concerns ...

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A Rage for Order

Black-White Relations in the American South since Emancipation

by Joel Williamson

<p><em>The Crucible of Race</em>, a major reinterpretation of black-white relations in the South, was widely acclaimed on publication and compared favorably to two of the seminal books on Southern history: Wilbur J. Cash's <em>The Mind of the ...

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A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory

by Raman Selden, Peter Widdowson & Peter Brooker

<p><em>A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory</em> is a classic introduction to the complex yet crucial area of literary theory. This book is known for its clear, accessible style and its thorough, logical approach, guiding the reader ...

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A Readers Guide to Contemporary Feminist Literary Criticism

by Maggie Humm

<p>This introduction to feminist literary criticism in its international contexts discusses a broad range of complex critical writings and then identifies and explains the main developments and debates within each approach. Each chapter has an ...

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A Reflective Guide to Gender Identity Counselling

by Madison-Amy Webb

<p>Counselling professionals are increasingly seeking training for working with gender variant clients. Madison-Amy Webb invites them to consider a simple truth: everyone has a gender identity, whether or not they've given it much thought. By ...

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A Reluctant Welcome for Jewish People

Voices in Le Devoir's Editorials, 1910-1947

by Francis Mus

<p>Noted historian Pierre Anctil takes a deep dive into editorials devoted to Jews and Judaism in Quebec’s daily <em>Le Devoir</em> in the first half of the twentieth century. Long one of the most discussed historiographical issues in Canadian ...

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A Remembrance of His Wonders

Nature and the Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz

by David I. Shyovitz

<p>The twelfth and thirteenth centuries witnessed an explosion of Christian interest in the meaning and workings of the natural world—a &quot;discovery of nature&quot; that profoundly reshaped the intellectual currents and spiritual contours of ...

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A Reporter's Guide to the EU

by Sigrid Melchior

<p><em>A Reporter’s Guide to the EU</em> addresses a pressing need for an effective, in-depth guide to reporting on this major governing body, offering practical advice on writing and reporting on the EU and a clear, concise breakdown of its ...

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A Revolution of Feeling

The Decade that Forged the Modern Mind

by Rachel Hewitt

In the 1790s, Britain underwent what the politician Edmund Burke called 'the most important of all revolutions...a revolution in sentiments'. Inspired by the French Revolution, British radicals concocted new political worlds to enshrine ...

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A Right to Flee

Refugees, States, and the Construction of International Cooperation

by Phil Orchard

<p>Why do states protect refugees? In the past twenty years, states have sought to limit access to asylum by increasing their border controls and introducing extraterritorial controls. Yet no state has sought to exit the 1951 Refugee Convention ...

ISBN: 9781316055038

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A Rightful Place

A Road Map to Recognition

by Noel Pearson & Shireen Morris

<p><strong>The nation has unfinished business. After more than two centuries, can a rightful place be found for Australia’s original peoples?</strong></p> <p>Soon we will all decide if and how Indigenous Australians will be recognised in the ...

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A Romani Women's Anthology

Spectrum of the Blue Water

by Hedina Tahirovic-Sijercic & Cynthia Levine-Rasky

<p>Romani Women in Canada: Spectrum of the Blue Water is grounded upon Romani women’s lived experience as writers, essayists, visual artists, and activists. Reflecting the panoply of women’s voices, the book links everyday experience and a ...

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A Roof Over My Head, Second Edition

Homeless Women and the Shelter Industry

by Jean Calterone Williams

<p>Based upon extensive ethnographic data, <em>“A Roof Over My Head”</em> examines the lives of homeless women who cope with domestic violence, low-income housing shortages, and poverty. The author draws upon interviews with homeless women, ...

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A Room of One's Own

by Virginia Woolf

<p>A Room of One's Own is an extended essay by Virginia Woolf. First published on 24 October 1929, the essay was based on a series of lectures she delivered at Newnham College and Girton College, two women's colleges at Cambridge University in ...

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A Room of One's Own and Three Guineas

by Virginia Woolf

<p>'Intellectual freedom depends on material things. Poetry depends on intellectual freedom. And women have always been poor...' In these two classic essays of feminist literature, Woolf argues passionately for women's intellectual freedom and ...

ISBN: 9780191009334

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A Sailor Remembers

by Benny J. Hornsby

<p>This book is a collection of 50 articles which have appeared occasionally in the Hattiesburg American (MS) newspaper over the past five years (2010-2015).<br> The author appeals to a wide range of individuals who are interested in travel, ...

ISBN: 9781634915137

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A Search for Significance

by Vern Westfall

<p>Humanitys search for significance has been ongoing since the earliest humans asked the first questions. Answers have come from the arrangements of stars, from nature, and from many gods. The changing perspectives created by myth, religion, ...

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A Seat at the Table

Congresswomen's Perspectives on Why Their Presence Matters

by Kelly Dittmar, Kira Sanbonmatsu & Susan J. Carroll

<p>The presence of women in Congress is at an all-time high -- approximately one of every five members is female -- and record numbers of women are running for public office for the 2018 midterms. At the same time, Congress is more polarized ...

ISBN: 9780190915759

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A Shared Future

Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

by Richard L. Wood & Brad R. Fulton

<p>Faith-based community organizers have spent decades working for greater equality in American society, and more recently have become significant players in shaping health care, finance, and immigration reform at the highest levels of ...

ISBN: 9780226306162

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A Short Border Handbook

by Gazmend Kapllani

<p><em>'It is not a recognized mental illness like agoraphobia or depression ... It's largely a matter of luck whether one suffers from border syndrome: it depends where you were born. I was born in Albania.'</em></p> <p>After spending his ...

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