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  • Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life
    Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life (English, Paperback) Marshall B. Rosenberg

    1,000,000 copies sold worldwide ? Translated in More Than 30 Languages. What is Violent Communication? If "violent" means acting in ways that result in hurt or harm, then much of how we communicate?judging others, bullying, having racial bias, blaming, finger pointing, discriminating, speaking without listening, criticizing others or ourselves, name-calling, reacting when angry, using political...

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  • Orientalism
    Orientalism (English, Paperback) Edward W. Said

    Surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation - a way for writers, philosophers and colonial administrators to deal with the 'otherness' of eastern culture, customs and beliefs.

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  • Half The Sky
    Half The Sky (English, Paperback) Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn

    A call to arms against the most pervasive human rights violation of the 21st century: the oppression of women in the developing world.

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  • Morbid Symptoms: Relapse in the Arab Uprising
    Morbid Symptoms: Relapse in the Arab Uprising (Paperback) Gilbert Achcar

    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.

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  • Human Growth and Development
    Human Growth and Development (English, Paperback) Chris Beckett, Hilary Taylor

    This is a bestselling introduction to emotional, psychological, intellectual and social development throughout the lifespan. Written for students training in fields such as social work, health care and education, the book covers topics which are central to understanding people whether they are clients, service users, patients or pupils.

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  • The Sociological Imagination
    The Sociological Imagination (English, Paperback) C. Wright Mills

    C. Wright Mills is best remembered for his highly acclaimed work The Sociological Imagination, in which he set forth his views on how social science should be pursued. Hailed upon publication as a cogent and hard-hitting critique, The Sociological Imagination took issue with the ascendant schools of sociology in the United States, calling for a humanist sociology connecting the social, personal,...

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  • Assessment in Social Work
    Assessment in Social Work (English, Paperback) Judith Milner, Steve Myers

    In a clear and accessible style, the authors provide both the theory behind assessment as well as helpful practice examples.At the heart of this authoritative book is a set of theoretical maps to guide social workers' thinking and decision-making when undertaking assessment.

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  • The Emotionally Intelligent Social Worker
    The Emotionally Intelligent Social Worker (English, Paperback) David Howe

    Elegantly and succinctly, David Howe explains the theory of emotional intelligence - and its vital practical value - to an audience of students and practitioners across a range of human services and caring professions. He makes a powerful case for the importance of understanding and managing emotions for effective professional practice.

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  • Oxford Guide to Effective Argument and Critical Thinking
    Oxford Guide to Effective Argument and Critical Thinking (English, Paperback) Colin Swatridge

    This work is sure to improve the written work of any student required to demonstrate the key skills of critical writing and thinking. It is equally as valuable for professionals needing these skills as well as for anyone who has a case to put forward and would like to do so convincingly.

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  • Creating Capabilities
    Creating Capabilities (English, Paperback) Martha C. Nussbaum

    This is a primer on the Capabilities Approach, Martha Nussbaum's innovative model for assessing human progress. She argues that much humanitarian policy today violates basic human values; instead, she offers a unique means of redirecting government and development policy toward helping each of us lead a full and creative life.

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  • Development as Freedom
    Development as Freedom (English, Paperback) Amartya Sen

    This title is a synthesis of the thought of economist Amartya Sen, who views economic development as a means to extending freedoms rather than an end in itself. By widening his outlook to include poverty, tyranny, lack of opportunity, individual rights, and political structures, Professor Sen provides a useful overview of the development process.

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  • The Social Work Companion
    The Social Work Companion (English, Paperback) Neil Thompson, Sue Thompson

    The Social Work Companion lets students know what to expect from their course and will be there every step of the way as an essential reference tool. Offering wide-ranging yet accessible coverage of the core topics, along with important advice on study skills, this book is the essential survival guide for social work students.

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  • Our Aesthetic Categories
    Our Aesthetic Categories (English, Paperback) Sianne Ngai

    The zany, the cute, and the interesting saturate postmodern culture, dominating the look of its art and commodities as well as our ways of speaking about the ambivalent feelings these objects often inspire. In this study Ngai offers an aesthetic theory for the hypercommodified, mass-mediated, performance-driven world of late capitalism.

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  • Logo Modernism
    Logo Modernism (Multiple languages, Hardback) Jens Muller, R. Roger Remington

    This unprecedented TASCHEN publication, authored by Jens Muller, brings together approximately 6,000 trademarks, focused on the period 1940-1980, to examine how Modernist attitudes and imperatives gave birth to corporate identity.

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  • Worth Dying for
    Worth Dying for (Paperback) Tim Marshall

    An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict

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  • Intercultural Communication
    Intercultural Communication (English, Paperback) Ingrid Piller

    Combining perspectives from discourse analysis and sociolinguistics, the second edition of this popular textbook provides students with a comprehensive, up-to-date and critical overview of the field of intercultural communication.

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  • Politics of Piety
    Politics of Piety (English, Paperback) Saba Mahmood

    Provides an analysis of Islamist cultural politics through the ethnography of a thriving, grassroots women's piety movement in the mosques of Cairo, Egypt.

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  • The Anti-politics Machine
    The Anti-politics Machine (English, Paperback) James Ferguson

    This is a detailed case study of the workings of the "development" industry in one country, Lesotho. It shows how, despite "expertise" these projects can often fail and have serious repercussions upon the country.

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  • The Muqaddimah
    The Muqaddimah (English, Paperback) Ibn Khaldun

    The Muqaddimah, often translated as "Introduction" or "Prolegomenon," is the most important Islamic history of the premodern world. Written by the great fourteenth-century Arab scholar Ibn Khaldûn (d. 1406), this monumental work established the foundations of several fields of knowledge, including the philosophy of history, sociology, ethnography, and economics. The first complete English...

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  • Custard, Culverts and Cake
    Custard, Culverts and Cake (English, Paperback) Cara Courage

    Leading scholars from the Academic Archers network combine a love of The Archers with their specialist subjects, in Custard, Culverts and Cake - a sometimes serious, but most often wry look at the people of Ambridge. Scholars take on subjects such as food, geography, social media, faith and naturally, the Helen and Rob storyline.

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