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  1. Africans in Exile
    The enforced removal of individuals has long been a political tool used by African states to create generations of asylum seekers, refugees, and fugitives. Historians often present such political exile as a potentially transformative... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2018
    Hardback | £65.00
  2. Global Mountain Regions
    No matter where they are located in the world, communities living in mountain regions have shared experiences defined in large part by contradictions. These communities often face social and economic marginalization despite providing... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2018
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £34.00
  3. In Sickness and in Wealth
    Villagers in Indonesia hear a steady stream of stories about the injuries, abuses, and even deaths suffered by those who migrate in search of work. So why do hundreds of thousands of Indonesian workers continue to migrate every... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2018
    Hardback | £57.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  4. Fast Money Schemes
    In the late 1990s and early 2000s a wave of Ponzi schemes swept through Papua New Guinea, Australia, and the Solomon Islands. The most notorious scheme, U-Vistract, attracted many thousands of investors, enticing them with promises... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2018
    Hardback | £53.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  5. An Ethnography of Hunger
    For years, the Western media has depicted Africa as a desperate place that is utterly primitive, starving, war torn, or wholly wild and unspoiled. In An Ethnography of Hunger, Kristin Phillips grapples with stereotypical, pervasive... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2018
    Hardback | £57.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. New Humanitarianism and the Crisis of Charity
    Soaring poverty levels and 24-hour media coverage of global disasters have caused a surge in the number of international non-governmental organizations that address suffering on a massive scale. But how are these new global networks... Learn More
    Published: 22nd May 2017
    Hardback | £29.99
    Paperback | £18.99
  7. From the Cult of Waste to the Trash Heap of History
    Zsuzsa Gille combines social history, cultural analysis, and environmental sociology to advance a long overdue social theory of waste in this study of waste management, Hungarian state socialism, and post–Cold War capitalism.... Learn More
    Published: 4th April 2007
    Hardback | £34.00