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Twilight of the Elite The Prosperous, the Periphery, and the Future of France
ISBN: HB: 9780300233766, Yale University Press, February 2019
192 pp., 21x14 cm
Christophe Guilluy, a French geographer, makes the case that France has become an "American society" – one that is both increasingly multicultural and increasingly unequal. The divide between the global economy's winners and losers in today's France...
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£18,00
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From Victims to Suspects Muslim Women Since 9/11
ISBN: HB: 9780300230420, Yale University Press, January 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Once regarded as passive victims waiting to be rescued, Muslim women are now widely regarded as arbiters of "terror" and a potential threat to be kept under control. Drawing on interviews and examples from around the world including Afghanistan, Paki...
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£18,00
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Garland of Bones Child Runaways in India
ISBN: HB: 9780300222807, Yale University Press, January 2019
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 36 black&white illus.
This intimate portrait examines the tracks, journeys, and experiences of child runaways in northern India. Jonah Steinberg situates children's decisions to leave home and flee for the city in their larger cultural, social, and historical contexts, an...
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£45,00
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Language They Chose Women's Writing in Urdu Vol I: Fiction
ISBN: HB: 9789384757892, Zubaan Books, December 2018
300 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
During the last century, Urdu women writers have produced a substantial and varied body of work. Yet, it has been dismissed by literary scholars who, biased by gender and religion, have never given it the attention it deserves. "The Language They Cho...
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£22,00
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Language They Chose Women's Writing in Urdu Vol II: Non-Fiction
ISBN: HB: 9789384757908, Zubaan Books, December 2018
300 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
During the last century, Urdu women writers have produced a substantial and varied body of work. Yet, it has been dismissed by literary scholars who, biased by gender and religion, have never given it the attention it deserves. "The Language They Cho...
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£22,00
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Women and Partition A Reader
ISBN: PB: 9788189013363, Zubaan Books, December 2018
400 pp., 19.5x12.7 cm
Urvashi Butalia's work on the subject of Partition, the 1947 division of the Indian subcontinent, is internationally known. Her book "The Other Side of Silence" has been translated into more than ten languages and won several awards. In this new coll...
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£26,00
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Economics of Poverty Traps
ISBN: HB: 9780226574301, NBER - National Bureau of Economic Research, December 2018
464 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 66 line drawings, 33 tables
What circumstances or behaviors turn poverty into a cycle that perpetuates across generations? The answer to this question carries especially important implications for the design and evaluation of policies and projects intended to reduce poverty. Ye...
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£97,00
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Urban Commons How Data and Technology Can Rebuild Our Communities
ISBN: HB: 9780674975293, Harvard University Press, December 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo, 1 map, 21 illus., 19 tables
The future of smart cities has arrived, courtesy of citizens and their phones. To prove it, Daniel T. O'Brien explains the transformative insights gleaned from years researching Boston's 311 reporting system, a sophisticated city management tool that...
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£25,00
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Disputed Legacies The Pakistan Papers
ISBN: HB: 9789385932090, Zubaan Books, December 2018
360 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Offering vital new perspectives on the role of sexual violence as a weapon of war in Pakistan, "Disputed Legacies" examines the situations that arise when secular law comes into conflict with traditional practice and belief and how this directly affe...
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£37,00
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Of Mothers and Others Stories, Essays, Poems
ISBN: HB: 9789381017869, Zubaan Books, November 2018
284 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Taking care of our women and children builds not just a generation but the nation itself, writes the Indian film star Shabana Azmi in her introduction to this unique volume. We neglect mothers at our own peril, at the peril of society. If we are to l...
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£16,00
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