Forthcoming Books

Global Health Watch 4
An Alternative World Health Report
(Hardback)
Global Health Watch
13 November 2014

The continuing global health crisis is integrally linked to the recent crisis of food, fuel and finance as well as the long term global crisis related to the environment and the democratic deficit in global governance.

The Global Health Watch, now in its fourth edition, is perceived widely as the definitive voice for an alternate discourse on health and health care. It covers a...

Global Health Watch 4
An Alternative World Health Report
(Paperback)
Global Health Watch
13 November 2014

The continuing global health crisis is integrally linked to the recent crisis of food, fuel and finance as well as the long term global crisis related to the environment and the democratic deficit in global governance.

The Global Health Watch, now in its fourth edition, is perceived widely as the definitive voice for an alternate discourse on health and health care. It covers a...

Understanding Energy and Energy Policy
(Paperback)
Timothy F. Braun and Lisa M. Glidden
13 November 2014

Energy Policy: a global perspective is a one-stop resource for understanding the complexities of energy policy and the science behind the utilization of energy sources. The multidisciplinary perspective presented in this book is necessary for readers to be able to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of potential energy policies. Activists, scientists and policy makers around the world...

Kenya: The Struggle for a New Constitutional Order
(Paperback)
Godwin Murunga, Duncan Okello and Anders Sjögren
11 December 2014

The aftermath of recent Kenyan elections has been marred by violence and an apparent crisis in democratic governance, with the negotiated settlement resulting from the 2007 election bringing into sharp focus longstanding problems of state and society. The broader reform process has involved electoral, judicial and security sector reforms, among others, which in turn revolve around...

Russia and Development
Capitalism, Civil Society and the State
(Paperback)
Charles Buxton
11 December 2014

Unique and insightful, this book takes a look at Russia’s development through the Tsarist and Soviet periods. Rather than make the more familiar comparisons between Russia and the West, Russia and Development focuses on political and social mobilisation in Central Asia and adjacent regions of Russia. It examines the role of local government and civil society in development, also popular...

Debating Cultural Hybridity
Multicultural Identities and the Politics of Anti-Racism
(Paperback)
Pnina Werbner and Tariq Modood (Eds)
8 January 2015

Why is it still so difficult to negotiate differences across cultures? In what ways does racism continue to strike at the foundations of multiculturalism?

Bringing together some of the world's most influential postcolonial theorists, this classic collection examines the place and meaning of cultural hybridity in the context of growing global crisis, xenophobia and racism....

A Theory of Nonviolent Action
How Civil Resistance Works
(Paperback)
Stellan Vinthagen
13 August 2015

In this ground-breaking and much-needed book, Stellan Vinthagen provides the first major systematic attempt to develop a theory of nonviolent action since Gene Sharp's seminal The Politics of Nonviolent Action in 1973.

Employing a rich collection of historical and contemporary social movements from various parts of the world as examples - from the civil rights movement in America...