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Prison Break: Why Conservatives Turned Against Mass Incarceration
David Dagan, Steven Teles
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Over the last few years, conservatives in Washington, D.C. and in bright-red states like Georgia and Texas, have abandoned their tough-on-crime rhetoric, and are now leading the charge to curb prison growth.


Eat the Buddha: Life, Death, and Resistance in a Tibetan Town
Barbara Demick
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR IN FINANCIAL TIMES, ECONOMIST, NEW YORK TIMES, WASHINGTON POST, SPECTATOR

'You simply cannot understand China without reading Barbara Demick on Tibet' ...


Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy
Tim Harford
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Fifty Things that Shaped the Modern Economy paints the epic picture of economic change in an intimate way, by telling the stories of tools and ideas that had far-reaching and unexpected consequences.


Solidarity without Borders: Gramscian Perspectives on Migration and Civil Society Alliances
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Edited collection on migration and civil society


The Grand Energy Transition: The Rise of Energy Gases, Sustainable Life and Growth, and the Next Great Economic Expansion
Robert A. Hefner
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Written with the knowledge and authority of a major player in this industry, Hefner relates how misguided government policies and vested industry interests have contributed to our current energy problems and proposes a variety of measures that could encourage the use of natural gas, solar, wind, and hydrogen.


Break-Up: How Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon Went to War
David, Kieran Clegg, Andrews
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Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon's political partnership brought Scotland to within 200,000 votes of independence in 2014. Break-Up tells the extraordinary story of how a thirty-year-old friendship was shattered.


Bloodbath Nation
Paul Auster
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Like most American boys of his generation, Paul Auster grew up playing with toy six-shooters and mimicking the gun-slinging cowboys in B Westerns. A skilled marksman by the age of ten, he also lived through the traumatic aftermath of the murder of his grandfather by his grandmother when his father was ...


Human Flow: Stories from the Global Refugee Crisis
Ai Weiwei
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In the course of making Human Flow, his epic feature documentary about the global refugee crisis, the artist Ai Weiwei and his collaborators interviewed more than 600 refugees, aid workers, politicians, activists, doctors, and local authorities in twenty-three countries around the world.


Modern Liberty: And the Limits of Government
Charles Fried
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Arguing that equality is often the most potent rival of liberty, this work demonstrates how the dense tangle of government regulations both supports and threatens our personal freedoms. It is illustrated with examples from contemporary life.


Honourable Friends?: Parliament and the Fight for Change
Caroline Lucas
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Caroline Lucas is an outsider, inside, fighting for parliamentary reform and for the interests of her constituents. She is a politician with a radical mission and a clear vision of how change can be achieved. From the NHS to corporate tax evasion, from climate change to immigration, Honourable Friends? ...


Imprisoned in India: Corruption and Wrongful Imprisonment in the World's Largest Democracy
James Tooley
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A thought provoking memoir about society born out of the experience of being incarcerated in an Indian prison.


Islamic State: Rewriting History
Michael Griffin
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A fast-paced, narrative-driven account of the rise of Islamic State, based on thorough research


Trump's Media War
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The election of Donald Trump as US President in 2016 seemed to catch the world napping. Like the vote for Brexit in the UK, there seemed to be a new de-synchronicity - a huge reality gap - between the unfolding of history and the mainstream news media's interpretations of and reporting of contemporary ...


Captive Revolution: Palestinian Women's Anti-Colonial Struggle within the Israeli Prison System
Nahla Abdo
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Drawing on oral history of female Palestinian political detainees, this book analyses their anti-colonial struggles in this overlooked subject.


Sites of European Antisemitism in the Age of Mass Politics, 1880-1918
Robert Nemes, Daniel Unowsky, Hillel Kieval
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Explores local incidents of antisemitism and antisemitic violence across Europe in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries


Empire of Fear: Inside the Islamic State
Andrew Hosken
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ISIS, ISIL, IS, Daesh, the Islamic State - whatever the name, this jihadist movement is the key issue of the day


Cultures of Fear: A Critical Reader
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Chomsky, Zizek, Sontag and other scholars show how governments exploit people's fear for political gain


How to Manage an Aid Exit Strategy: The Future of Development Aid
Derek Fee
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A refreshing insightful and comprehensive analysis of how an exit may actually be possible - drawing on real experience and as such supplying a simple summary of recommended policy steps.


Transition Denied: Confronting the Crisis in Trans Healthcare
Jane Fae
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Exposing the prejudices faced by trans people today, this uncompromising book looks at the life and death of a young trans woman, Synestra de Courcy, following neglect from the NHS. Illustrated by this tragic example, Jane Fae goes on to examime the societal discrimination faced daily by trans people, and the impact that can have.


The Case for Israel
Alan Dershowitz
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The Case for Israel is an ardent defense of Israel′s rights, supported by indisputable evidence.
Presents a passionate look at what Israel′s accusers and detractors are saying about this war–torn country.
Dershowitz accuses those who attack Israel of international bigotry and backs up his argument ...

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