Books by Publisher: Manchester University Press Melland Schill Studies

    Soaking Up the Rays: Light Therapy and Visual Culture in Britain, c. 1890-1940

    By Tania Woloshyn

    Hardback Save £2.04 = £42.96

    Soaking up the rays forges a new path for exploring Britain's fickle love of the light by investigating the beginnings of light therapy in the country from c.1890-1940. Despite rapidly becoming a leading treatment for tuberculosis, rickets and other infections and skin diseases, light therapy was a contentious medical practice....

    Rescaling the State

    By Mark Goodwin

    Paperback Save £0.54 = £19.46

    Rescaling the State provides a theoretically-informed and empirically-rich account of the process of devolution undertaken in the UK since 1997, focusing in particular on the devolution of economic governance. -- .

    Citizen Now: Engaging in Politics and Democracy

    By Elizabeth C. Matto

    Paperback £14.45

    Citizen now charts a new research path in the study of the engagement of youth. Although their methods are varied and reflective of current technological tools, Citizen now argues that the tactics and motives of the groups reflect traditional political elements. -- .

    Recognition Theory and Contemporary French Moral and Political Philosophy: Reopening the Dialogue

    Paperback Save £1.88 = £27.07

    Both pedagogical and critical, this collection outlines the current state of recognition theory, studies the influence of French theory upon its evolution, and uses French thought to identity aspects of the recognitive process which are often overlooked. -- .

    Migrants of the British Diaspora Since the 1960s

    By A. James Hammerton

    Hardback Save £5.04 = £69.96

    This is the first book to explore the multiple country movement of migrants of the 'British diaspora' since the 1960s. It is an engaging oral history of migrant experiences and attitudes, based largely on intimate life histories which connect migration to life experiences like love and marriage, radical 'lifestyle' change...

    Justifying Violence

    Paperback Save £1.52 = £24.98

    Offers a deep engagement with developments at the intersection of Habermasian communicative ethics and international relations. -- .

    Europeanisation of Conflict Resolutions

    By Boyka Stefanova

    Paperback Save £1.52 = £24.98

    This book is about the EU's role in conflict resolution and reconciliation in Europe. It examines critically important cases: the exemplary process of the Franco-German reconciliation during the 1950s, the EU's involvement in reconstructing peace in Northern Ireland, the conflict in Cyprus, and Kosovo's independence. -- .

    Citizen Convicts

    By Cormac Behan

    Paperback £24.14

    The first comprehensive study of prisoners and the right to vote -- .

    Far Right in the Balkans

    By Vera Stojarova

    Paperback £22.44

    The first book to provide comprehensive coverage of the far right parties in the Balkans -- .

    Bauman and Contemporary Sociology

    Paperback Save £0.09 = £16.90

    This book offers an incisive and original perspective on the works of Zygmunt Bauman, perhaps the greatest sociologist of the late twentieth century. It examines the limitations of his approach while recognising the importance of his legacy as a theorist who insisted on the need for moral engagement. -- .

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