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Accidental Activists

Victim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea

by Celeste L. Arrington

<p>Government wrongdoing or negligence harms people worldwide, but not all victims are equally effective at obtaining redress. In <em>Accidental Activists</em>, Celeste L. Arrington examines the interactive dynamics of the politics of redress to

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Accusation

Creating Criminals

by George Pavlich & Matthew P. Unger

<p>The punitive effects of accusations that lead to criminalization have received considerable attention. Less well documented is the actual role, process, and meaning of accusation per se. This collection of essays sets out the terms of a new ...

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Ache Life History

The Ecology and Demography of a Foraging People

by Kim Hill & A.Magdalena Hurtado

<p>The Ache, whose life history the authors recounts, are a small indigenous population of hunters and gatherers living in the neotropical rainforest of eastern Paraguay. This is part exemplary ethnography of the Ache and in larger part uses ...

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Achieving Inclusive Education in the Caribbean and Beyond

From Philosophy to Praxis

by Stacey N. J. Blackman, Dennis A. Conrad & Launcelot I. Brown

<p>This book offers an international perspective of philosophical, conceptual and praxis-oriented issues that impinge on achieving education for all students. It sheds light on the historical, systemic, structural, organizational, and ...

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Acting Politics

A Critical Sociology of the Political Field

by Alfredo Joignant

<p>Following Bourdieu, this book seeks ‘to think about politics without thinking politically’, advancing the view that politics as conventionally understood does not take place in a social vacuum, but in the context of a certain topography of ...

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Acting to Manage Conflict and Bullying Through Evidence-Based Strategies

by Bruce Burton, Margret Lepp, Morag Morrison & others

<p>This book offers a complete and detailed account of the evolution of an internationally successful, evidence-based program that has been the result of almost two decades of action research into conflict and bullying. It addresses one of the ...

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Action at a Distance

Studies in the Practicalities of Executive Management

by R.J. Anderson & W.W. Sharrock

<p>This book examines the nature of work and management, centring on documents as a class of management objects which have been relatively understudied in ethnomethodological research. Treating documents and similar artefacts as ordering ...

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Action Research for Democracy

New Ideas and Perspectives from Scandinavia

by Ewa Gunnarsson, Hans Peter Hansen, Birger Steen Nielsen & others

<p>Contemporary society encounters profound economical, socio-ecological and political crises challenging the democratic foundation of our societies. This book addresses the potentials and challenges for Action Research supporting democratic ...

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Action Research for Sustainability

Social Imagination Between Citizens and Scientists

by Jonas Egmose

<p>How can action research further new research orientations towards sustainability? This book, empirically situated in the field of upstream public engagement, involving local residents, researchers and practitioners in bottom-up processes ...

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Activating China

Local Actors, Foreign Influence, and State Response

by Setsuko Matsuzawa

<p>This book examines the effects of the transnational social and environmental advocacy of foreign NGOs in China. Based on three case studies, including China’s first participatory development project, its first successful case of transnational

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Activating the Unemployed

A Comparative Appraisal of Work-Oriented Policies

by Neil Gilbert & Rebecca A. Van Voorhis

<p>The last decade has witnessed a conspicuous alteration in policies protecting unemployed people in modern welfare states. Social policies are increasingly designed to encourage economic independence. Policy makers have introduced a wide range

ISBN: 9781351320382

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Active Citizenship in Europe

Practices and Demands in the EU, Italy, Turkey and the UK

by Cristiano Bee

<p>The book provides an overview of key issues in the debate concerning the emergence of active citizenship in Europe.</p> <p>The specific focus of enquiry is the promotion of patterns of civic and political engagement and civic and political ...

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Activism in Jordan

by Pénélope Larzillière

<p>In Jordan, between censorship, repression and election rigging, political activism is limited – despite the democratic opening glimpsed in 1989. In this important new book, Pénélope Larzillière charts the path of longstanding activists in ...

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Activist Scholarship

Antiracism, Feminism, and Social Change

by Julia Sudbury & Margo Okazawa-Rey

<p>Can scholars generate knowledge and pedagogies that bolster local and global forms of resistance to U.S. imperialism, racial/gender oppression, and the economic violence of capitalist globalization? This book explores what happens when ...

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Activists and the Surveillance State

Learning from Repression

by Aziz Choudry

<p>The use of secret police, security agencies and informers to spy on, disrupt and undermine opposition to the dominant political and economic order has a long history. This book reflects on the surveillance, harassment and infiltration that ...

ISBN: 9781786803733

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Activists Forever?

Long-Term Impacts of Political Activism

by Erik Neveu

<p>Activists Forever? explores the consequences of political involvement on an individual's life. While much of the research in this area has focused on the motivations of entire protests groups, the editors of this volume propose an approach ...

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Actor-Network Theory and Crime Studies

Explorations in Science and Technology

by Dominique Robert & Martin Dufresne

<p>Developed by Bruno Latour and his collaborators, actor-network theory (ANT) offers crimes studies a worthy intellectual challenge. It requires us to take the performativity turn, consider the role of objects in our analysis and conceptualize ...

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Acts of Undressing

Politics, Eroticism, and Discarded Clothing

by Barbara Brownie

<p>The act of undressing has a multitude of meanings, which vary dramatically when this commonly private gesture is presented for public consumption. This ground-breaking book explores the significance of undressing in various cultural and ...

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Actually Thinking Vs. Just Believing

by Doug Matheson

<p>In <em>actually</em> THINKING vs. <em>just</em> BELIEVING, Doug Matheson discusses the importance of learning <em>how</em> to think, not just <em>what</em> to think. The failure to do this has huge repercussions. He also calls upon us all, ...

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Adapt

Why Success Always Starts with Failure

by Tim Harford, O.B.E.

<p>Everything we know about solving the world's problems is wrong.</p> <p>Out: Plans, experts and above all, leaders.</p> <p>In: Adapting - improvise rather than plan; fail, learn, and try again</p> <p>In this groundbreaking new book, Tim ...

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