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Omslagsbild för 438 days : how our quest to expose the dirty oil business in the Horn of Africa got us tortured, sentenced as terrorists and put away in Ethiopia's most infamous prison
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438 days : how our quest to expose the dirty oil business in the Horn of Africa got us tortured, sentenced as terrorists and put away in Ethiopia's most infamous prison

”This book would not exist if things had not gone off the rails. On the night of 28 June 2011, we risked everything when, under cover of darkness, we slipped across the border betw ...


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Hitler's Secret Backers : Financial Origins of National Socialism

Where did Hitler get the funds and the backing to achieve power in 1933 Germany? Did these funds come only from prominent German bankers and industrialists or did funds also come f ...


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Return of the Caliphate : reasons and consequences

The beginning of the Arab Spring at the turn of the year 2010-2011 transformed the Middle East from a region difficult to understand into one that is virtually impossible to unders ...


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Warlike and Peaceful Societies: The Interaction of Genes and Culture

Are humans violent or peaceful by nature? We are both. In this ambitious and wide-ranging book, Agner Fog presents a ground-breaking new argument that explains the existence of di ...


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Digital Tools in Education. On Usage, Effects, and the Role of the Teacher

This report shows that information and communications technology (ICT) in education can be effective under certain circumstances, and that the teacher plays a significant role in t ...


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Zombies in Western Culture: A Twenty-First Century Crisis

Why has the zombie become such a pervasive figure in twenty-first-century popular culture? John Vervaeke, Christopher Mastropietro and Filip Miscevic seek to answer this question b ...


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Just Managing? What it Means for the Families of Austerity Britain

The 'just about managing'. 'Hardworking families'. 'Alarm-clock Britain'. In recent years British political discourse has been filled with these slogans, as politicians claim to sp ...


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Security in a Small Nation: Scotland, Democracy, Politics

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he 2014 Referendum on Scottish independence sparked debate on every dimension of modern statehood. Levels of public interest and engagement were unprecedented, as demonstrated by r ...


Omslagsbild för Deliberation, Representation, Equity: Research Approaches, Tools and Algorithms for Participatory Processes
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Deliberation, Representation, Equity: Research Approaches, Tools and Algorithms for Participatory Processes

What can we learn about the development of public interaction in e-democracy from a drama delivered by mobile headphones to an audience standing around a shopping center in a Stock ...


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Families in the 21st Century

The family has been a fundamental social institution throughout the history of mankind. But in recent decades it seemed to be eroding on virtually all fronts: fewer marriages and ...



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A clean house?: studies of corruption in Sweden

According to virtually all international corruption rankings, Sweden is one of the top performing countries with very few exposed incidents of corruption. But does this automatical ...


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Theatre and War: Notes from the Field

Nandita Dinesh places Kipling’s "six honest serving-men" (who, what, when, where, why, how) in productive conversation with her own experiences in conflict zones across the world t ...


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Game Changer

<p>Game changing innovation is never evolutionary. By definition it's revolutionary. Game changing requires us to tap into who we are and why we do things. It begins with the desir ...


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Democracy and Power: The Delhi Lectures

Noam Chomsky visited India in 1996 and 2001 and spoke on a wide range of subjects, from democracy and corporate propaganda to the nature of the world order and the role of intellec ...


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Complexity, Security and Civil Society in East Asia: Foreign Policies and the Korean Peninsula

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Complexity, Security and Civil Society in East Asia offers the latest understanding of complex global problems including nuclear weapons, urban insecurity, energy, and climate chan ...


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Tyneside Neighbourhoods: Deprivation, Social Life and Social Behaviour in One British City

Nettle’s book presents the results of five years of comparative ethnographic fieldwork in two different neighbourhoods of the same British city, Newcastle upon Tyne. The neighbourh ...


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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the 21st Century: A Living Document in a Changing World

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The Global Citizenship Commission was convened, under the leadership of former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and the auspices of NYU’s Global Institute for Advanced Study, to ...


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Gullivers Travels in Lilliput and Brobdingnag - Told to the Children

Gullivers Travels in Lilliput and Brobdingnag, Told to the Children, is a children's version of Jonathan Swift's novel Gulliver's Travels, from the Told to the Children Series (pub ...


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Gullivers Travels

Gullivers Travels, or Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships, commonly known as G ...


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Urban Squares : spatio-temporal studies of design and everyday life in the Öresund region

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Urban Squares suggests a specific and fresh take on agorology – the study of urban squares. The approach is one of recording everyday life and focusing on different ways to describ ...


Omslagsbild för Social transformations in scandinavian cities : nordic perspectives on urban marginalization and social sustainability
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Social transformations in scandinavian cities : nordic perspectives on urban marginalization and social sustainability

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Social Tranformations of Scandinavian Cities highlights the changing face of social sustainability and social disintegration in Scandinavian cities against the backdrop of ongoing ...


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Nordic voices

According to the Secretary-General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon, the countries of the Nordic Region are the strongest countries in the UN’s 70-year history. “This is a fact that commands ...


Omslagsbild för In tension between organization and profession : professionals in Nordic public service
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In tension between organization and profession : professionals in Nordic public service

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What is it like to be a professional in today’s Nordic Public sector organisations? In Tension between Organization and Profession describes everyday problems experienced by indivi ...


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A Room of One’s Own

A Room of One’s Own, by Virginia Woolf was first published in 1929.  This feminist essay argues for both a literal and figural space for women writers within a literary tradition d ...