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This collection revisits Ray Pahl's 1984 sociology classic, combining excerpts from the original with assessments by leading researchers of how and why the book has stood the test of time as a study that fundamentally re-thinks our understanding of 'work'. -- .
This book seeks to provide a guide to the various ways in which much economic activity now takes place somehow in between cities and nations - the geographical containers that we continue to take for granted as those which organize much of our lives.
African Independence is a dynamic discussion of how Africa shapes world events today. Tukufu Zuberi weaves interview excerpts and stories from many Africans he has met-from refugees to heads of state-with key events in African history to show the importance of understanding Africa today.
A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopolitics
By Noam Chomsky
Examines America's pursuit and exercise of power in a post 9/11 world. Drawing on examples ranging from expanding drone assassination programs to civil war in Syria to the violence in Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Israel and Palestine, the author offers insights into the workings of imperial power in our increasingly chaotic...
Examines how the lives of pastoralists in northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia are deeply affected by the creation of mutually exclusive ethnic territories and proposes ways to reverse this trend.