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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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Republicanism in Russia Community Before and After Communism
ISBN: HB: 9780674976726, Harvard University Press, November 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
If Marxism was the apparent loser in the Cold War, it cannot be said that liberalism was the winner, at least not in Russia. Oleg Kharkhordin is not surprised that institutions of liberal democracy failed to take root following the dissolution of the...
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£39,00
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Legacies of War Enduring Memories, Persistent Patterns
ISBN: PB: 9780674987791, Harvard University Press, November 2018
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 halftones
Wars always harm civilians. How wars are waged – with what means and methods, and with what underlying animus – has great impact on civilian suffering and social memory. Across time frames and cultures, this book examines the various distinct feature...
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£14,00
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Slavery and Social Death A Comparative Study, with a New Preface
ISBN: PB: 9780674986909, Harvard University Press, October 2018
528 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 maps, 8 tables
This is the first full-scale comparative study of the nature of slavery. In a work of prodigious scholarship and enormous breadth, which draws on the tribal, ancient, premodern, and modern worlds, Orlando Patterson discusses the internal dynamics of...
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£17,00
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Dark Ghettos Injustice, Dissent, and Reform
ISBN: PB: 9780674984073, Harvard University Press, July 2018
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Why do American ghettos persist? Decades after Moynihan's report on the black family and the Kerner Commission's investigations of urban disorders, deeply disadvantaged black communities remain a disturbing reality. Scholars and commentators today of...
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£14,00
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World Inequality Report 2018
ISBN: PB: 9780674984554, Harvard University Press, June 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 tables and 90 graphs
"World Inequality Report 2018" is the most authoritative and up-to-date account of global trends in inequality. Researched, compiled, and written by a team of the world's leading economists of inequality, it presents – with unrivaled clarity and dept...
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£18,00
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Moving toward Integration The Past and Future of Fair Housing
ISBN: HB: 9780674976535, Harvard University Press, May 2018
608 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 graphs, 82 tables
Reducing residential segregation is the best way to reduce racial inequality in the United States. African American employment rates, earnings, test scores, even longevity all improve sharply as residential integration increases. Yet far too many par...
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£28,00
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As the World Ages Rethinking a Demographic Crisis
ISBN: HB: 9780674504639, Harvard University Press, May 2018
260 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 table
eople are living longer, creating an unexpected boom in the elderly population. Longevity is increasing not only in wealthy countries but in developing nations as well. In response, many policy makers and scholars are preparing for a global crisis of...
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£28,00
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Known Citizen A History of Privacy in Modern America
ISBN: HB: 9780674737501, Harvard University Press, May 2018
592 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 halftones
Every day, Americans make decisions about their privacy: what to share and when, how much to expose and to whom. Securing the boundary between one's private affairs and public identity has become a central task of citizenship. How did privacy come to...
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£25,00
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End of Sex and Future of Human Reproduction
ISBN: PB: 9780674984011, Harvard University Press, April 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Within twenty, maybe forty, years most people in developed countries will stop having sex for the purpose of reproduction. Instead, prospective parents will be told as much as they wish to know about the genetic makeup of dozens of embryos, and they...
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£14,00
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