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Moses Mendelssohn’s Living Script

Feb. 1, 2017

About the book: Moses Mendelssohn (1729–1786) is often described as the founder of modern Jewish thought and as a leading philosopher of the late Enlightenment. One of Mendelssohn's main concerns was how to conceive of the relationship between Judaism, philosophy, and the civic life of a modern state. Elias Sacks... Read more »
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The History of the Death Penalty in Colorado

Feb. 1, 2017

About the book: In The History of the Death Penalty in Colorado , noted death penalty scholar Michael Radelet chronicles the details of each capital punishment trial and execution that has taken place in Colorado since 1859. The book describes the debates and struggles that Coloradans have had over the... Read more »
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Why inequality is an environmental issue

Jan. 5, 2017

In award-winning book, sociologist takes on "Inequality, Democracy, and the Environment."Read more »
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Love, Money, and HIV

Dec. 22, 2016

Mojola argues that the entanglement of love, money, and the transformation of girls into “consuming women” lies at the heart of women’s coming-of-age and health crises. At once engaging and compassionate, this text is an incisive analysis of gender, sexuality, and health in Africa.Read more »
Moses Mendelssohn

Moses Mendelssohn's Living Script

Dec. 22, 2016

Moses Mendelssohn (1729–1786) is often described as the founder of modern Jewish thought and as a leading philosopher of the late Enlightenment.Read more »
Biological Control: Perspectives for Maintaining Provisioning Services in the Anthropocene

Integrated Pest Management

Dec. 20, 2016

The book deals with the present state and problems of integrated pest management as relating to stakeholder acceptance of IPM and how integrated pest management can become a sustainable practice.Read more »
Romanticism in the shadow of war : literary culture in the napoleonic war years

Romanticism in the shadow of war : literary culture in the napoleonic war years

Dec. 20, 2016

Jeffrey N. Cox reconsiders the history of British Romanticism, seeing the work of Byron, the Shelleys, and Keats responding not only to the 'first generation' Romantics led by Wordsworth, but more directly to the cultural innovations of the Napoleonic War years.Read more »
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Behavior Genetics of Psychopathology

Dec. 20, 2016

The combination of timeliness and depth of coverage make Behavior Genetics of Psychopathology a frontline resource for behavior geneticists, psychologists, psychiatrists, and neuroscientists, and is perfectly suited to graduate students looking to join these fields.Read more »
Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change: Scaling it up

Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change: Scaling it up

Dec. 19, 2016

Combining the research and experience of prominent adaptation and development theorists and practitioners, this book presents cutting edge knowledge that moves the debate on CBA forward towards effective, appropriate, and ‘scaled-up’ adaptive action.Read more »
The Cambridge Companion to Utilitarianism

The Cambridge Companion to Utilitarianism

Dec. 19, 2016

Utilitarianism, the approach to ethics based on the maximization of overall well-being, continues to have great traction in moral philosophy and political thought. This Companion offers a systematic exploration of its history, themes, and applications.Read more »

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