Politics & government

    Exploring welfare debates

    By Lee Gregory

    Paperback £21.15

    Visually and pedagogically rich, this wide-ranging introduction to key concepts and debates in welfare uses an innovative, question-based narrative to highlight the importance of theory to understanding welfare.

    Confidence in Diplomacy

    By Abdul Rimdap

    Paperback £9.59

    Defending Nigeria at Home and Abroad

    Lloyd George

    By Richard Wilkinson

    Hardback £17.46

    David Lloyd George left a profound political legacy, despite being described by the wife of his successor, Herbert Asquith, as a 'gambler without foresight'. He is, of course, best known as the Prime Minister who led Britain to victory in World War I, but his contribution to domestic politics was...

    Another Bloody Chapter in an Endless Civil War Volume 2: Northern Ireland and the Troubles 1988-90

    By Ken Wharton

    Hardback £17.46

    Irish Republicanism, like its bloodthirsty Loyalist equivalent, bred and nurtured men of evil; psychopathic men and women who killed without compunction or thought; men and women who thought nothing of robbing innocents of their lives, uncaring of the devastation their actions would inflict on wives and children and parents alike....

    Jane Crow

    By Rosalind Rosenberg

    Hardback £22.69

    Pauli Murray 1910-1985 played pivotal roles in both the modern civil rights and women's movements. In the 1950s, her legal scholarship helped Thurgood Marshall to shift his course and attack segregation frontally in Brown v. Board of Education. In the 1960s, Murray persuaded Betty Friedan to help her found an...

    Quest for a Suitable Past

    Hardback £29.66

    The present volume brings together a range of case studies of myth making and myth breaking in east Europe from the nineteenth century to the present day.

    Algeria and the Cold War

    By Mohamed Lakhdar Ghettas

    Hardback £66.21

    Highlights how Cold War issues were played out in Algeria

    Lost Kingdom

    By Serhii Plokhy

    Hardback £14.46

    An astonishingly wide-ranging history of Russian nationalism chronicling Russia's yearning for Empire and how it has affected its politics for centuries In 2014, Russia annexed Crimea and attempted to seize a portion of Ukraine. While the world watched in outrage, this violation of national sovereignty was in fact only the...

    Other Geographies

    Paperback £19.45

    An international group of distinguished scholars pay homage to and build on the work of one of the most influential thinkers of our time, Michael Watts - showing how his research, writings, teaching and mentoring have relentlessly pushed boundaries, transforming his chosen field of geography and beyond. .

    Brexit and Ireland

    By Tony Connelly

    Paperback £11.45

    Brexit represents the single greatest economic and foreign-policy challenge to the Irish state since the Second World War. There is hardly any area of Irish life that won't be affected. More than any other journalist, RTE's long-time Brussels correspondent Tony Connelly has been helping the public make sense of the...

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