Social Science

Who needs most personal space by country?

Who needs most personal space by country?

Researchers found that Argentinians were the most relaxed with strangers and set a limit of 76.5 cm before they felt...

Nasa launches a free public library of 140,000 iconic images and recordings from space

Nasa launches a free public library of 140,000 iconic images and recordings from space

In the 59 years since it was first founded, Nasa has taken some of the most iconic videos and images...

The Historical Evolution of World-Systems

The Historical Evolution of World-Systems

The rise and decline of great powers remains a fascinating topic of vigorous debate. This book brings together leading scholars...

The Global Resurgence of Religion and the Transformation of International Relations

The Global Resurgence of Religion and the Transformation of International Relations

This book is about the global resurgence of culture and religion in international relations, and how these social changes are...

The Child in the World/The World in the Child

The Child in the World/The World in the Child

The contributors look at universalizing discourses concerning young children across the globe, which purport to describe everyone in a scientific...

Terror and Civilization

Terror and Civilization

Drury regards the political problems of the modern world to be thoroughly Biblical. In the politics of the Twenty-first century,...

Teaching Transformation

Teaching Transformation

Drawing on indigenous belief systems and recent work in critical ‘race’ studies and multicultural-feminist theory, Keating provides detailed step-by-step suggestions,...

Telling Our Stories

Telling Our Stories

This book investigates the continuities and divergences in selected Black autobiographies from Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States. Telling...

Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man

Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man

This book is an ethnographic study of the martial art of taijiquan (or ‘tai chi’) as it is practiced in...

Stray Dog of Anime

Stray Dog of Anime

Stray Dog of Anime' is the first book to examine the work of Mamoru Oshii. Ruh pays special attention to...

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