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    Foster's Book of Irish Murder

    By Allen Foster

    Hardback £10.25

    From Morality to Mayhem

    By Julian Lovelock

    Paperback £20.00

    An engaging literary examination of the school story, exploring the development and social significance of the genre from Tom Brown to Harry Potter.

    Professionalism and Self-management (Social Work Skills in P

    By Godfred Boahen

    Paperback £22.00

    Dr Godfred Boahen is a Policy and Research Officer at the British Association of Social Workers BASW, UK. Dr Fran Wiles is a qualified social worker registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the Open University, UK. What does it mean to...

    Theresa May: Power, Chaos and Chance

    By Christopher Jackson

    Hardback £14.46

    Can We All Be Feminists?

    By June Eric-Udorie

    Paperback £10.85

    "The intersectional feminist anthology we all need to read" Bustle, edited by a remarkable and inspiring twenty-year-old activist who the BBC named one of 100 "inspirational and influential women" of 2016.

    Addictive Consumption: Capitalism, Modernity and Excess

    By REITH

    Paperback £27.26

    Introduces the key theoretical concepts in the sociology of consumption, considering the work of Foucault, Bataille and Bourdieu, amongst others.

    Television Comedy and Femininity

    By Rosie White

    Hardback £63.66

    Until recently - with the likes of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler achieving dazzling success with 30 Rock and Parks and Recreation - popular entertainment has rarely featured women comedians in leading roles. Can comedy on television harbour elements of gender transgression or subversion? And if a man is permitted...

    The Latino Question: Politics, Labouring Classes and the Next Left

    By Alfredo Carlos

    Paperback £16.74

    How Latino communities are transforming the politics of race, migration and labour in the US.

    Forward!

    By Yorick Blumenfeld

    Paperback £9.99

    Yorick Blumenfeld has been writing his whole life. He has travelled and reported from more than ninety countries as a foreign correspondent. Over the past few decades he has been examining the future, both as the General Editor of the series Prospects for Tomorrow (Thames & Hudson)

    Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

    By Philip N. Jefferson

    Paperback £6.37

    This Very Short Introduction considers who the poor are, where they live, what their lives are like, and what obstacles or barriers they face. Looking at the complex issues that cause the prevalence, depth, and severity of poverty to vary across countries and over time, it considers possible future solutions.

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