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A Paradigm for the 21st Century

Informative and insightful, this prescient book argues that biosocial criminology is a powerful paradigm for understanding criminal behavior, crucially outlining its nature via nurture perspective, as opposed to nature versus nurture.

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How to Incorporate Equity and Justice in Your Teaching advocates for radical inclusivity in the contemporary social science classroom. Including a range of adaptable course materials, this forward-thinking book will enable instructors working at a range of levels to integrate equity and social justice into their practice.

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This timely Research Agenda explores the crucial need to understand the social impact of tourism in order to manage industry growth sustainably. Highlighting the multifaceted nature of tourism, chapters uncover the intricate relationships between tourists and host communities and investigate this complex social fabric.

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Compass for a Sustainability Revolution

In this prescient book, Klaus Dörre combines a vision of a climate-just society with a reformulation of socialist ideas that can guide the way to a ‘sustainable socialism’ for the 21st Century.

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Leaving No One in the World of Work Behind

Examining the relationship between trade and labour regulation in light of the pressing need to promote sustainable development, Tonia Novitz interrogates how international legal architecture could be reformed so that no one in the world of work gets left behind. She highlights the dangers of pursuing labour and environmental issues on parallel tracks without recognising how they interact, ultimately arguing for the crafting of the content and application of trade rules through participatory processes, which involve the inclusive representation of all sectors of the labour market and all parts of the world.

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This innovative Research Agenda offers a comprehensive analysis of the role of assistive technology (AT) in the lives of people with disabilities. Contributors representing a diverse range of stakeholders including researchers, practitioners and people with disabilities suggest avenues for research over the next 10 years.

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The Power-Knowledge Approach

This prescient book explores how to confront the methodological and ethical challenges in researching deportation. Agnieszka Radziwinowiczówna introduces a ‘power-knowledge’ approach, crucially taking into account the power imbalances that emerge at every stage of the deportation research process.

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How New Theory Matters in Research Work and University Governance Practice

In this compelling book, Alexander Styhre presents a comprehensive analysis of the role and purpose of theory within the university setting. Critiquing current university governance practices which assess research quality based on citation frequency data, Styhre proposes a measure of research quality based on contentful concepts in the space of reason.

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Vaccine Diplomacy and Health Governance

In the fourth instalment of his ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ series, Gerald Chan provides a critical analysis of China’s vaccine diplomacy. Locating it within China’s wider infrastructure development strategy, Chan deploys geo-developmentalism as a theoretical tool to analyse its contribution to a new global health order, particularly with the pandemic pushing the country to the forefront of vaccine exportation.

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The Re/Production of Society

Work Appropriation of Low-Wage Workers in the Service Sector deftly explores how supermarket clerks perceive their work when faced with meagre pay and frequently precarious working conditions. Speaking substantively on current social problems within clerks’ livelihoods, this essential book provides a fascinating comparison between German and US-based low-wage worker experiences.

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