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    Alom Shaha lost his faith but found much, much more. A book for anyone who thinks about what they should believe and how they should live. Now in Paperback.

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    A fantastic selection of essays, edited by Charles Clarke, that explore those difficult issues that politicians try to avoid.

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    The plan to ensure Britain's success in changing world order, brought to you by Reform Research Trust.

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    This re-interpretation of twentieth century history and its trajectory provides a unique contribution to left and radical thinking and political practice.

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    Five years into capitalism’s deepest crisis, which has led to cuts and economic pain across the world, Against Austerity addresses a puzzling aspect of the current conjuncture: why are the ri...

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    Exploring one of the most divisive modern issues, this book tackles the problems head on with case studies, legal queries and difficult choices.

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    Written with humour, wisdom and compassion, this radical, inspiring, agenda-setting critique that shows how economics invades our most intimate decisions, and what the real alternatives might be.

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    An innovative and timely exposé of the politics, power and contestation of numbers.

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    An entertaining, thought-provoking guide that will teach you to think truly, independently and creatively.

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    This book tells the story of freedom and explains how it is a uniquely 'British' invention.

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    Economist Vicky Pryce reflects on the current crisis in the Euro zone - its causes and how Europe has responded.

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    Today, the Indian state claims to embody the values of a stable political democracy, a harmonious territorial unity, and a steadfast religious impartiality. Even many of those critical of the inequ...

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    One of Britain’s most respected political thinkers offers solutions to the ills and iniquities of the current system of global capitalism.

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    In the aftermath of the 2008 crash prompted by the failure of US financial services conglomerate, Lehman Brothers, this book addresses a deceptively simple question: what is to be done?

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    In an official global culture increasingly destructive of life, this book shows the necessity and possibility of building a sustainable society based on a universal commitment to life and nature.

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    This book argues that therapeutic and applied psychology have little basis in science and that they prosper because they serve the interests of power.

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    American Debates on Sexual Equality addresses such questions as 'should military women engage in combat?' in a debate format to promote discussion and critical thinking on gender-related issues.

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    An important, non-partisan book for our times, examining minutely but constructively why government spending ultimately fails the taxpayer.

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    A timely and important book that urges greater responsibility in the face of growing social inequality, by one of Britain’s most experienced fundraising directors.

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    Why crime rates really rose so astronomically – and why they have fallen.

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    A radical new work of political philosophy from the businessman and former Minister of Science and Innovation under Tony Blair.

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    An engaging and passionate examination of childhood, Griffiths questions why children in traditional cultures seem happier than those in Euro-American culture. Travelling through communities in West Papua to Britain, this is an illuminating analysis of rite of passage by an award-winning author.

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    An essential read for those studying social movements and issues of political philosophy, social justice and global ethics, Milligan examines civil disobedience in the context of contemporary political activism.

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    This book pulls together some of the overarching themes set to define the early part of the twenty-first century – the shift of power eastwards, disillusionment with capitalism and the political class and the impact of colossal Western debt.

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    This book reviews the successes and the failures of British immigration policy since the war.

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    This book argues that language is embedded within - and is inseparable from - its specific culture. This book is like a fire that will generate much light. And much heat.

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    This book seeks to evaluate the Scottish Government’s obsession with renewable energy, while at the same time looking at alternative sources of power that may prevent the lights going out across Scotland.

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    An ambitious and pioneering work in moral and political philosophy

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    Why are some nations more prosperous than others? Why Nations Fail sets out to answer this question, with a new theory: that it is not down to climate, geography or culture, but because of institutions.

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    Who wants to live forever? According to Stephen Cave, we all do – every single one of us. And the evidence is all around.

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    Heavens on Earth investigates countries which succeeded in creating mass prosperity and draws lessons from those successes for the post-credit crunch world.

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    An extraordinary and timely book scrutinising the necessity and level of public borrowing and spending.

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    This is the story of how we became defined by what we consume. Consumed will completely change the way you think about your shopping habits.

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    The Meat Fix charts one man’s journey to the top of the food chain, uncovering in the process an alternate universe of research condemning everything we think we know about healthy eating

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    Tony Juniper's book will change whole way you think about life, the planet and the economy.

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    Clarke and Berners-Lee ask the burning question of whether we can actively confront the challenge of global warming.

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    Written by a leader in the field, Isin examines an alternative approach to citizenship beyond boundaries, whereby the sovereignty principle is abandoned and replaced by a new image of citizenship using the connectedness principle.

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    Founder of The Big Issue, John Bird, identifies what needs to be done to end poverty

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    Again and again British politicians, commentators and celebrities intone that 'The War on Drugs has failed'. They then say that this is an argument for abandoning all attempts to reduce drug use through the criminal law.

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    In The Quest, master storyteller and leading energy expert Daniel Yergin shows us how energy is the ultimate engine of global political and economic change.

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    From the acclaimed, award-winning author of Dark Continent and Hitler's Empire, comes a visionary, far-reaching history of two centuries of international government that also goes to the heart of current world crises.

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    A study of the rise of the factory system in Great Britain

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    Why Are We The Good Guys? is a provocative challenge of a false ideology.

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    Economist Vicky Pryce reflects on the current crisis in the Euro Zone – its causes and how Europe has responded.

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    Making the Future is the latest collection of essays from Noam Chomsky, one of our most vital and provocative voices of political dissent.

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    Law, Legislation and Liberty is Hayek's major statement of political philosophy and one of the most ambitious yet subtle defences of a free market society ever written.

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    By identifying the main drivers of corruption world-wide and analyzing the current action to control them, this book suggests ways in which the problems caused by corruption can be addressed and ultimately prevented.

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    London’s Overthrow is a potent polemic describing the capital in a time of austerity at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

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    Eric Knight explains how a change of focus can reveal a solution that was lying just outside your frame of vision

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    The top 1 percent have the best houses, the best educations, the best doctors, and the best lifestyles, but there is one thing that money doesn't seem to have bought: an understanding that their fate is bound up with how the other 99 percent live.

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    At the heart of consumer culture is the idea that we can have it our way. But what if choice is more limited than we like to think?

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    Spurred on by the vexed question of what 'Britishness' actually means, Peter Whittle sets out to examine what, if anything, is actually wrong with being British?

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    This is an eye-opening analysis of the causes of military failure, and its enormous costs.

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    Occupy is another vital contribution from Noam Chomsky to the literature of defiance and protest, and a red-hot rallying call to forge a better, more egalitarian future.

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    This was supposed to be the era when democracy came into its own, but instead power and wealth in Britain have slowly been consolidated the hands of a small elite, while the rest of the country struggles financially and switches off politically.

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    Who wants to live forever? According to Stephen Cave, we all do. Ranging across continents and cultures, from ancient Egypt to cutting-edge laboratories, Immortality raises the curtain on what compels us humans to keep on going.

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    In this compelling and lucid account based on years of research and first-hand experience, Jonathan Fenby links together the myriad features of today's China.

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    The Meat Fix charts one man’s journey to the top of the food chain, uncovering in the process an alternate universe of research condemning everything we think we know about healthy eating

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    Drawing on the work of radical media critics as well as the writings of revolutionary communist groups, 'Beyond the Left' updates and recharges the Marxist critique of the media.

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    In Green Philosophy, Roger Scruton argues that conservatism is far better suited to tackle environmental problems than either liberalism or socialism

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    Originally published in 1960, The Constitution of Liberty delineates and defends the principles of a free society and traces the origin, rise, and decline of the rule of law.

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    Since the news broke of Bernie Madoff’s $65 billion Ponzi scheme, many have speculated about how he did it. But no reporter has been able to get the full story – until now. Based on unprecedented a...

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    In 'Let Them Eat Carbon', Matthew Sinclair looks at the myths perpetuated by the burgeoning climate change industry.

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    The suddenness and depth of the recession has raised questions about the workability of capitalism not seen since the 1930s. One of the constraints on recovery is the growing belief that if the...

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    Gaza in Crisis is a rigorous, historically informed and much-needed analysis of the situation and will be welcomed by all those eager for Chomsky's insights into yet another political catastrophe.

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    This comprehensive overview of Strauss' thought is indispensable for anyone seeking to understand his philosophy and legacy.

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    In War is a Lie, anti-war activist David Swanson deconstructs virtually every argument ever put forward in favour of war.

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    In this timely book, renowned political scientist Alan Abramowitz presents a groundbreaking argument that the most important divide in American politics is not between left and right but rather between citizens who are politically engaged and those who are not.

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    In this urgent new book, Noam Chomsky surveys the threats and prospects of our early twenty-first century

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    John Nicholson delves into the culture that surrounds the game to discover how and why it has got under the skin of the British public like no other sport.

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    ‘Clear, analytical and compelling: it has all the virtues of a book written by a very clever, very cross man’ The Economist

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    Selected writings from one of the most important commentators of our generation covering the wreckage of Labour's 10 year love affair with the Right BY THE SUMMER of 2007, Britain was close to ...

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    Around the world in Britain, the United States, Asia and the Middle East, there are people with power who are cashing in on chaos. Thrilling and revelatory, The Shock Doctrine cracks open the secret history of our era.

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    ‘‘Antonia Juhasz describes in convincing detail the economic invasion of Iraq - a case study in corporate-driven globalisation strategy … Her greatest merit is to bring together the peace and the anti-globalisation movements in a common cause’’ The Morning Star

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