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Victorians on screen: The nineteenth century on British television, 1994-2005 (2014)
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Kleinecke-Bates, I. (2014). Victorians on screen: The nineteenth century on British television, 1994-2005. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137316721

Victorians on Screen investigates the representation of the Victorian age on British television from the mid-1990s to the mid-2000s. Structured around key areas of enquiry specific to British television, it avoids a narrow focus on genre by instead t... Read More about Victorians on screen: The nineteenth century on British television, 1994-2005.

Slavery, memory and identity: national representations and global legacies (2014)
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Hamilton, D., Hodgson, K., & Quirk, J. (2014). D. Hamilton, K. Hodgson, & J. Quirk (Eds.), Slavery, memory and identity: national representations and global legacies. Pickering & Chatto

This is the first book to use national representations of slavery to present an international comparative perspective. The essays in this collection explore the complex relationship between slavery and national identity by assessing the role of museu... Read More about Slavery, memory and identity: national representations and global legacies.

Where there's smoke (2014)
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Grubb, P. (2014). Where there's smoke. Fantastic Books Publishing

Crime novel. Commercial fiction

Networks and trans-cultural exchange: Slave trading in the South Atlantic, 1590-1867 (2014)
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D. Richardson, & F. Ribeiro da Silva (Eds.), (2014). Networks and trans-cultural exchange: Slave trading in the South Atlantic, 1590-1867. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004280588

Studies of the South Atlantic commercial world typically focus on connections between Angola and Brazil, and specifically on the flows of enslaved Africans from Luanda and the relations between Portuguese-Brazilian traders and other agents and their... Read More about Networks and trans-cultural exchange: Slave trading in the South Atlantic, 1590-1867.

Discourse and democracy: critical analysis of the language of government (2014)
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Farrelly, M. (2015). Discourse and democracy: critical analysis of the language of government. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

In this new study, Farrelly gives a critical examination of democracy as it is conceived and practiced in contemporary advanced liberal nations. The received wisdom on democracy is probelmatized through a close analysis of discourse in combination wi... Read More about Discourse and democracy: critical analysis of the language of government.

Special advisers: Who they are, what they do and why they matter (2014)
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Yong, B., & Hazell, R. (2014). Special advisers: Who they are, what they do and why they matter. Bloomsbury Publishing

Viewers of The Thick of It will know of special advisers as spin doctors and political careerists. Several well-known ministers have been special advisers, among them David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Jack Straw and Vince Cable. People also know about the... Read More about Special advisers: Who they are, what they do and why they matter.

Gendering women: Identity and mental wellbeing through the lifecourse (2014)
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Clisby, S., & Holdsworth, J. (2014). Gendering women: Identity and mental wellbeing through the lifecourse. Policy Press

Gendering Women is an engaging and accessible account of how constructions of femininity fundamentally affect women's mental wellbeing through the life course. Led by women’s life history accounts of growing up and growing older in the north of En... Read More about Gendering women: Identity and mental wellbeing through the lifecourse.

Criminal careers in transition: The social context of desistance from crime (2014)
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Farrall, S., Hunter, B., Sharpe, G., & Calverley, A. (2014). Criminal careers in transition: The social context of desistance from crime. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093.../9780199682157.001.0001

There has been a growth of interest in why people stop offending, and the processes by which they are rehabilitated back into the community. This book follows the completion of a fifth sweep of interviews with members of a cohort of former probatione... Read More about Criminal careers in transition: The social context of desistance from crime.

Native American environmentalism: Land, spirit and the idea of wilderness (2014)
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Porter, J. (2014). Native American environmentalism: Land, spirit and the idea of wilderness. Bison books

"In Native American Environmentalism the history of indigenous peoples in North America is brought into dialogue with key environmental terms such as "wilderness" and "nature." The conflict between Christian environmentalist thinking and indigenous v... Read More about Native American environmentalism: Land, spirit and the idea of wilderness.

Crime, community and morality (2014)
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Green, S. (2014). Crime, community and morality. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Political leaders and the popular press tell us that society is in the grip of a moral crisis. ‘Where have our values gone?’ our newspapers scream at us. ‘Benefit scroungers’, ‘greedy bankers’, ‘intrusive journalists’, ‘have-a-go rioters’, political... Read More about Crime, community and morality.

Inequality and violence: A re-appraisal of man, the state and war (2014)
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Beyer, A. C. (2014). Inequality and violence: A re-appraisal of man, the state and war. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315588452

With Theory of International Politics Kenneth Waltz established Neo-realism as a major school of thought in IR, which still remains a dominant approach within the discipline in the Anglo-American world and beyond. Man, the State and War - his first c... Read More about Inequality and violence: A re-appraisal of man, the state and war.

Surveillance, capital and resistance: theorizing the surveillance subject (2014)
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McCahill, M., & Finn, R. L. (2014). Surveillance, capital and resistance: theorizing the surveillance subject. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203069974

Surveillance, Capital and Resistance is a major contribution to current debates on the subjective experience of surveillance. Based on a large research project undertaken in a Northern City in the UK and focusing mainly on the use of surveillance in... Read More about Surveillance, capital and resistance: theorizing the surveillance subject.

A continuous updating rule for imprecise probabilities (2014)
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Cattaneo, M. E. G. V. (2014). A. Laurent, O. Strauss, B. Bouchon-Meunier, & R. Yager (Eds.), A continuous updating rule for imprecise probabilities. BMC. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-08852-5_44

The paper studies the continuity of rules for updating imprecise probability models when new data are observed. Discontinuities can lead to robustness issues: this is the case for the usual updating rules of the theory of imprecise probabilities. An... Read More about A continuous updating rule for imprecise probabilities.