Real Lives, True Stories
By Charlie Bird
Contributions by: Colm Toibin
On May 23rd, 2015 the people of Ireland made history by becoming the first country in the world to introduce marriage equality by popular vote. The joyous scenes from Dublin Castle and across Ireland, as the historic vote was declared,...
Cloth - 9781785370762 - $ 25.00
A Journey Across Indonesia
By Ian Burnet
Indonesia is the world's largest archipelago nation, comprising over 17,000 islands. It is the most culturally diverse nation, containing an extraordinary melange of races, religions, languages, and cultures. In this book, author Ian Burnet takes a journey across the archipelago. He intertwines the history...
Cloth - 9781925078602 - $ 39.95
Multiculturalism, Islamic Fundamentalism & Sharia Councils
By Machteld Zee
Proponents of multiculturalism do not usually subscribe to Islamist goals. Yet, across Europe, these are being furthered. Sharia councils are deeply at odds with Western moral and legal principles of equality, freedom, and justice. However, high-profile multiculturalists tend to present a romanticized...
Paper - 9789462366343 - $ 58.50
A Cultural Study of Menarche
What woman forgets the moment of discovering her first period? The shock? Fear? Panic? Loathing? Embarrassment? Pride? Happiness? First Blood examines the ways in which women from countries as diverse as India and Sri Lanka, England, the Philippines, Greece, Italy, Uganda, Indonesia, Fiji,...
Paper - 9781925377040 - $ 39.95
A Social Work Perspective
By Ian Cummins
The Criminal Justice System is becoming a de facto provider of mental health care, according to a series of recent prison inspections and reports on policing and mental illness which have highlighted the crisis in mental health services. However, the pressures on prisons and...
Paper - 9781910391907 - $ 30.00
This book addresses a contested but under-discussed question in the field of criminal sentencing: Should an offender's remorse affect the sentence he or she receives? Answering this question involves tackling a series of others: Is it possible to justify mitigation for remorse within a retributive sentencing framework?...
Cloth - 9781849465434 - $ 74.00
Contested Region(s) Through History
Schleswig and Holstein have been contested regions for more than a thousand years, but contested between different peoples and groups, and for very different reasons. In modern times, they have been closely connected to the building up of national...
Paper - 9788776748708 - $ 39.00
Settler Impressions of Aboriginal Women
By Liz Conor
Skin Deep looks at the preoccupations of European-Australians in their encounters with Aboriginal women and the tropes, types, and perceptions that seeped into everyday settler-colonial thinking. Early erroneous and uninformed accounts of Aboriginal women and culture were repeated throughout various print forms and...
Paper - 9781742588070 - $ 50.00
The Knights Hospitaller and the Knights Templar in Medieval Ireland
The Military and Hospitaller Orders emerged in the 12th century as Christendom engaged with the threats and the opportunities offered by its Muslim and non-Christian neighbours. In an Irish context, the Knights Hospitaller...
Cloth - 9781846825729 - $ 74.50
Edited by: Jens M. Scherpe
The need to allow for a legal change of sex/gender, in certain cases, is no longer disputed in most jurisdictions. For European countries, there is no question as to whether such a change should be allowed after the decision of the European Court of Human...
Paper - 9781780681962 - $ 107.00