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Matrimonio de apariencia (Los Knightley #Volumen 2)

by Ruth M. Lerga

Continúa la apasionante serie «Los Knightley» ambientada en la regencia inglesa, de mano de Ruth M. Lerga. La historia de un matrimonio de conveniencia, que tras diez años de convivencia, dos hijos y una relación nula, ella decide recuperar la alegría y la emoción... con su marido o sin él. El conde es un hombre frío, serio y formal que ve cómo su ordenada vida se desmorona y su callada y obediente mujercita le pone en un brete. Después de diez años de matrimonio, Helena quiere más. Sabe que es una mujer afortunada, que tiene un esposo que la respeta y la cuida, pero ahora que ha conocido a su cuñada Jimena de Alba, entiende que la vida, y el amor, tienen mucho más que ofrecer que una unión de conveniencia. Se casó enamorada de Marcus pero desistió pronto de amar a un caballero frío y distante que no correspondía a sus sentimientos. ¿Debería luchar ahora por recuperar al hombre que sigue despertando sus anhelos, o rendirse y buscar la felicidad en otro lugar? La vida ordenada de Marcus Kngihtley, duque de Neville, se tambalea después de diez años de matrimonio. Y cuando su esposa le sorprende con una proposición única llegan los celos, un deseo arrollador que jamás había sentido y el temor a que todo se derrumbe si descubre su secreto... ¿Puede un matrimonio de conveniencia despertar diez años después con la fuerza de la primera vez? La duquesa de Neville ha decidido darle una oportunidad al amor# con o sin su marido. Pero el duque no está dispuesto a permitir que su esposa descubra fuera de su cama lo que él estaría encantado de mostrarle.

Una marquesa enamorada (Amor amor #Volumen 3)

by Mile Bluett

Continúa la serie «Amor amor» de Mile Bluett con esta historia de amor con tintes de intriga y misterio. La Inglaterra del siglo XIX será el escenario principal para esta pasión desmedida que transgrede las costumbres más arraigadas y las reglas del cortejo. El amor perdura a pesar de todo. Libre de los compromisos de su ascendencia noble y del poder masculino al que odia supeditarse, la primogénita de los Morell, creyó que podría dedicarse a su pasión oculta: la literatura. Antes de salirse con la suya, giros inesperados la dejan en posesión de un título inglés de marquesa y de una herencia desconcertante escondida en los compartimentos de un antiguo y misterioso secreter. Lord William Lovelace es el segundo hijo de un acaudalado duque, acostumbrado a dejar las responsabilidades a su hermano mayor, se ha dedicado amalgastar su fortuna y a vivir romances intrascendentes. Cuando llega a su círculo la noticia de que una bella marquesa desprecia a cuanto buen partido osa pretenderla, la curiosidad y una apuesta cambiarán todos sus planes. Nota: Todos los libros de esta serie son autoconclusivos y se pueden leer de manera independiente.

Deseo de venganza

by Esperanza Riscart

Una novela de romance y suspense en la que todo es posible. Cuando el amor aparece en la vida de Alexander sus deseos de venganza se verán relegados a un segundo plano pero... ¿Cuánto se puede dar por amor? Alexander Yulenko Cameron es un oficial de las fuerzas especiales británicas que busca vengarse del clan que dio muerte a su familia cuando él tan solo tenía nueve años y vivía en Moscú. Su plan está listo para llevarse a cabo, sin embargo, el destino le tiene preparado otro camino, en el cual Alex se topará con Johanna, una joven americana y medio comanche que revolucionará su interior. Aún sabiendo que no puede darle el futuro que ella ansía, Alex le entrega su corazón solo para que lo resguarde, pues no está en él abandonar su propósito de venganza, el cual cumple. No obstante, todo se vuelve un caos cuando se reencuentra con ella, un año después, quien ahora tiene otras prioridades en su vida. Alex deberá conseguir de nuevo la confianza de la joven, así como también deshacerse del hombre que es la cabeza del clan y del que se ha hecho su mano derecha. Y todo por mantener a salv o a la mujer a la que ama y a lo que ella le ha dado como fruto de su amor.

Quererte así (Segundas oportunidades #Volumen 4)

by Bela Marbel

Continúa la serie «Segundas oportunidades» de Bela Marbel, iniciada con Mi tierra eres tú. Roxie y Jeremy se debatirán entre el odio, el deseo y el amor. Jeremy y Roxie deciden separar sus vidas definitivamente, pero cuando tiran cada uno de un lado de la cuerda, lo que hacen es apretar cada vez más el nudo que los une. «-Nos hemos hecho mayores, la vida nos ha guiado hacia lugares diferentes haciéndonos seguir el mismo camino, pero ya no, yo me paro aquí. »La decisión ahora ha sido mía, voy a dejarla libre, aunque me cueste la felicidad. No podemos seguir destrozándonos la vida. Ya ni siquiera nos reconocemos al mirarnos. »Sería más fácil si cada vez que cierro los ojos no me quemara su piel». La pasión es lo primero que deben aprender a controlar, pero es difícil en un mundo plagado de traiciones, dinero, abusos y luchas de poder. Un mundo que deberán volver a construir. «-Me ha dejado. »Sí, ya sé que es lo que yo quería, pero es que siento que me voy a morir. »En el fondo siempre tuve la esperanza de recuperar al hombre que fue, siquiera a una pequeña porción de él. »Sigo teniendo sus manos tatuadas en mi piel». ¿Conseguirán deshacer el nudo sin romper la cuerda?

When the Dead Come Calling: The Burrowhead Mysteries

by Helen Sedgwick

In the first of the Burrowhead Mysteries, an atmospheric murder investigation unearths the brutal history of a village where no one is innocent. When psychotherapist Alexis Cosse is found murdered in the playground of the sleepy northern village of Burrowhead, DI Strachan and her team of local police investigate, exposing a maelstrom of racism, misogyny and homophobia simmering beneath the surface of the village. Shaken by the revelations and beginning to doubt her relationship with her husband, DI Strachan discovers something lurking in the history of Burrowhead, while someone (or something) equally threatening is hiding in the strange and haunted cave beneath the cliffs...

Certain Prey: Lucas Davenport 10 (Prey Ser. #10)

by John Sandford

A Lucas Davenport thriller by internationally bestselling novelist John Sandford"Don't worry, I'm just a sociopath. Like you. I'm not psychopath or anything." "How do you know I'm not a psychopath?" Attorney Carmel Loan is beautiful, intelligent, ambitious - and used to getting what she wants. When she becomes infatuated with fellow barrister Hale Allen, she isn't going to let a little thing like his being married get in the way. Through the contacts of an ex-client, she hires professional killer Clara Rinker to get rid of Allen's wife. Smart, attractive Rinker is the best hitwoman in the business - but things go wrong, and the shooting of a witness, a cop, brings DI Lucas Davenport onto the case. Carmel Loan and Clara Rinker must team up to clean up the loose ends - which includes getting Davenport off their backs by any means necessary . . .***READERS LOVE THE PREY SERIES*** 'John Sandford knows all there is to know about detonating the gut-level shocks of a good thriller' The New York Times Book Review ? 'The best Lucas Davenport story so far. The man has a fine touch for outlaws' Stephen King on Golden Prey 'Sandford&’s trademark blend of rough humor and deadly action keeps the pages turning until the smile-inducing wrap-up, which reveals the fates of a number of his quirky, memorable characters' Publishers Weekly on Golden Prey 'It appears there is no limit to John Sandford&’s ability to keep new breath and blood flowing into his Lucas Davenport series. This is a series you must be reading if you are not already' Bookreporter.com 'Sandford has always been at the top of any list of great mystery writers. His writing and the appeal of his lead character are as fresh as ever' The Huffington Post 'Sandford is consistently brilliant' Cleveland Plain Dealer

Mister Wolf

by Chris Petit

*** The new novel from the author of the highly acclaimed The Butchers of Berlin, soon to be a TV series ***Berlin, July 1944, a world of illicit jazz clubs, sexually generous young women, suspect art dealers, last-ditch zealots and a city defined by crumbling infrastructure, advanced terror, dirty secrets and deep politics — and then there is August Schlegel, caught askance in a web of totalitarian mayhem.Everybody knows what happened on 20 July: Führer Adolf Hitler miraculously survived an assassination attempt when a bomb failed to kill him. Schlegel, a reluctant employee of the Gestapo, finds himself in the foolhardy position of questioning the official version, knowing it is the last thing he should be thinking. Was it a propaganda stunt, or a deception or was something more extreme going on, perhaps a cover-up connected to the mysterious burning down of a Berlin clinic? A deadly political dance takes Schlegel all the way up to Party Secretary Martin Bormann, the Chancellory&’s sinister &‘black pope&’.Information is controlled, informers are everywhere, secrecy remains the cornerstone of the regime, yet someone appears interested in digging up a carefully buried scandal in the Führer&’s past private life, an incestuous affair with his young niece that ended mysteriously in 1931. Rumours circulate of a &‘Hitler confession&’.Trapped in a kingdom of lies, Schlegel discovers the blighted present and a censored past are connected in ways he could never have imagined. The niece&’s tragic end is intimately bound up with the fate of his long-lost father, whom Schlegel had always believed absconded to Argentina and died there, until he finds a private 1925 edition of Mein Kampf, dedicated to &‘Anton Schlegel&’, signed, &‘In eternal gratitude, Adolf Hitler.&’The identity of Schlegel&’s father — and whether he is still alive and operating as a secret puppet master — becomes inseparable from the enigma of a shapeshifting Führer, going back to the early days when he was known to Anton Schlegel as Herr Wolf.Questioning the official version of events, Chris Petit offers a dazzling reinterpretation of history, showing how the deeper secret truths invariably turn out to be personal.Praise for Chris Petit: 'No denying the book's power' Nick Rennison, Sunday Times &‘The real skill of this rigorous, disturbing novel lies in the way Petit steadily and unsensationally allows his protagonists to discover the full horror of the hellhole they are in&’ Guardian 'One of Britain's most visionary writers' David Peace 'Powerful evocation of a city living in terror' Sunday Times Crime Club 'Ambitious, darkly atmospheric' The Times 'Hugely impressive and highly readable; in the tradition of Thomas Harris's The Silence of the Lambs' Financial Times 'Ferocious invention marks this novel out as special' The Edge 'Ambitious and intelligent' Times 'Puts Petit in the first rank' Metro 'A zigzagging narrative as byzantine an blackly pessemistic as late James Ellroy' Independent on Sunday 'An example of the genre near its best. Gorky Park with something to spare; well worth anyone's weekend' Guardian for The Psalm Killer

Reframing Drag: Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo (Routledge Research in Gender and Society)

by Kayte Stokoe

Reframing Drag provides a critical survey of French and Anglo-American queer and feminist theorizations of drag performance, placing these approaches in a dialogue with contemporary drag practice and the representation of drag in three literary texts. Challenging pervasive assumptions circulating in existing queer and feminist analyses of drag performance, the author identifi es and questions three recurring ideas which have shaped the landscape of drag research: the argument that drag performances either uphold or subvert oppressive gender norms, the assumption that drag involves performing as the ‘opposite sex’, and the belief that drag can shed light on gender performativity. Informed by a range of gender and queer theory, this work contends that an intersectional, transfeminist approach to drag performance can provide richer, more nuanced understandings of drag and, unlike the ‘opposite sex’ narrative, acknowledges the gender diversity at work in current drag scenes.

Freedom of Information and Social Science Research Design (Routledge Advances in Research Methods)

by Kevin Walby Alex Luscombe

This multidisciplinary volume demonstrates how Freedom of Information (FOI) law and processes can contribute to social science research design across sociology, criminology, political science, anthropology, journalism and education. Comparing the use of FOI in research design across the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Canada and South Africa, it provides readers with resources to carry out FOI requests and considers the influence such requests can have on debates within multiple disciplines. In addition to exploring how scholars can use FOI disclosures in conjunction with interview data, archival data and other datasets, this collection explains how researchers can systematically analyse FOI disclosures. Considering the challenges and dilemmas in using FOI processes in research, it examines the reasons why many scholars continue to rely on more easily accessible data, when much of the real work of governance, the more clandestine but consequential decisions and policy moves made by government officials, can only be accessed using FOI requests.

Personal and Cultural Shadows of Late Motherhood: Jungian Psychoanalytic Views

by Maryann Barone-Chapman

Personal and Cultural Shadows of Late Motherhood explores the topic of delayed motherhood from a Jungian psychoanalytic perspective, using both quantitative and qualitative research methods, including interview transcripts, diaries, dreams, and Jung's world renowned Word Association Experiment. It provides a unique contribution to our understanding of the pressures faced by women today on the topic of delayed motherhood. We may consider an affect to be in place when a woman allows her relationship to her body and its procreative capacity to slip away from consciousness, only to awaken at a point when redeeming her past choices becomes a hunger. This book delves into personal, cultural and collective spheres of influence that have been split off waiting for the right moment to reintegrate. Working with Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis and Jung’s Word Association Experiment, the author identifies aspects of the psyche arousing late procreative desire and considers the differing accounts of maternal and paternal parents, within affective experience of growing up female beside a male sibling. The book examines women’s procreative identity in midlife, identifies complexes of a personal, cultural and collective nature and considers how the role of mother is psychosocially performed, taking in feminist psychoanalytical thinking as well as Queer theory to explore new meanings for late motherhood. This book will be of great interest to clinicians, researchers, academics, postgraduate students of Jungian psychoanalysis, gender theory, psychosocial studies, and those travelling alongside a woman's journey into later motherhood.

A Community Empowerment Approach to Heritage Management (Open Access): From Values Assessment to Local Engagement

by Evangelos Kyriakidis

This book presents an innovative approach to public archaeology in a rural community, which has had powerful results in terms of empowering a village community in Crete to become long-term guardians of their cultural heritage. Highlighting the theoretical and local contexts of the Philioremos Peak Sanctuary Public Archeology Project, this book explores the methodology and the project outcomes, and assesses best practice in the field of public archaeology within a rural community. As well as expanding the research on Minoan peak sanctuaries, the volume contributes to a greater understanding of how rural communities can be successfully engaged in the management of heritage, and is relevant to archaeologists and other heritage professionals wishing to understand the latest developments in public archaeology.

Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Water Diplomacy: A Principled and Pragmatic Approach (Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management)

by Shafiqul Islam Kevin M. Smith

This book introduces the concept of Water Diplomacy as a principled and pragmatic approach to problem-driven interdisciplinary collaboration, which has been developed as a response to pressing contemporary water challenges arising from the coupling of natural and human systems. The findings of the book are the result of a decade-long interdisciplinary experiment in conceiving, developing, and implementing an interdisciplinary graduate program on Water Diplomacy at Tufts University, USA. This has led to the development of the Water Diplomacy Framework, a shared framework for understanding, diagnosing, and communicating about complex water issues across disciplinary boundaries. This framework clarifies important distinctions between water systems - simple, complicated, or complex - and the attributes that these distinctions imply for how these problems can be addressed. In this book, the focus is on complex water issues and how they require a problem-driven rather than a theory-driven approach to interdisciplinary collaboration. Moreover, it is argued that conception of interdisciplinarity needs to go beyond collaboration among experts, because complex water problems demand inclusive stakeholder engagement, such as in fact-value deliberation, joint fact finding, collective decision making, and adaptive management. Water professionals working in such environments need to operate with both principles and pragmatism in order to achieve actionable, sustainable, and equitable outcomes. This book explores these ideas in more detail and demonstrates their efficacy through a diverse range of case studies. Reflections on the program are also included, from conceptualization through implementation and evaluation. This book offers critical lessons and case studies for researchers and practitioners working on complex water issues as well as important lessons for those looking to initiate, implement, or evaluate interdisciplinary programs to address other complex problems in any setting.

The Routledge Companion to Paradigms of Performativity in Design and Architecture: Using Time to Craft an Enduring, Resilient and Relevant Architecture

by Mitra Kanaani

The Routledge Companion to Paradigms of Performativity in Design and Architecture focuses on a non-linear, multilateral, ethical way of design thinking, positioning the design process as a journey. It expands on the multiple facets and paradigms of performative design thinking as an emerging trend in design methodology. This edited collection explores the meaning of performativity by examining its relevance in conjunction with three fundamental principles: firmness, commodity and delight. The scope and broader meaning of performativity, performative architecture and performance-based building design are discussed in terms of how they influence today’s design thinking. With contributions from 45 expert practitioners, educators and researchers, this volume engages theory, history, technology and the human aspects of performative design thinking and its implications for the future of design.

Secular and Religious Dynamics in Humanitarian Response (Routledge Research in Religion and Development)

by Olivia J. Wilkinson

This book investigates the ways in which the humanitarian system is secular and understands religious beliefs and practices when responding to disasters. The book teases out the reasons why humanitarians are reluctant to engage with what are seen as "messy" cultural dynamics within the communities they work with, and how this can lead to strained or broken relationships with disaster-affected populations and irrelevant and inappropriate disaster assistance that imposes distant and relatively meaningless values. In order to interrogate secular boundaries within humanitarian response, the book draws particularly on qualitative primary data from the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The case study shows how religious practices and beliefs strongly influenced people's disaster experience, yet humanitarian organisations often failed to recognise or engage with this. Whilst secularity in the humanitarian system does not completely exclude religious participation and expression, it does create biases and boundaries. Many humanitarians view their secularity as essential to their position of impartiality and cultural sensitivity in comparison to what were seen as the biased and unprofessional beliefs and practices of religions and religious actors, even though disaster-affected people felt that it was the secular humanitarians that were less impartial and culturally sensitive. This empirically driven examination of the role of secularity within humanitarianism will be of interest to the growing field of "pracademic" researchers across NGOs, government, consultancy, and think tanks, as well as researchers working directly within academic institutions.

The Circular Economy in Europe: Critical Perspectives on Policies and Imaginaries (Routledge Explorations in Sustainability and Governance)

by Zora Kovacic Roger Strand Thomas Völker

The Circular Economy in Europe presents an overview and a critical discussion on how circularity is conceived, imagined, and enacted in current EU policy-making. In 2013, the idea of a circular economy entered the stage of European policy-making in the efforts to reconcile environmental and economic policy objectives. In 2019 the European Commission declared in a press release that the Circular Economy Action Plan has been delivered. The level of circularity in the European economy, however, has remained the same. Bringing together perspectives from social sciences, environmental economics and policy analysis, The Circular Economy in Europe provides a critical analysis of policies and promises of the next panacea for growth and sustainability. The authors provide a theoretical and empirical basis to discuss how contemporary societies conceive their need to re-organise production and consumption and explores the messy assemblage of institutions, actors, waste streams, biophysical flows, policy objectives, scientific disciplines, values, expectations, promises and aspirations involved. This book is essential reading for all those interested in understanding how ideas about the circular economy emerged historically, how they gained traction and are used in policy processes, and what the practical challenges in implementing this policy are.

Gaspare Tagliacozzi and Early Modern Surgery: Faces, Men, and Pain (The Body in the City)

by Paolo Savoia

This book uses the work of Bolognese physician and anatomist Gaspare Tagliacozzi to explore the social and cultural history of early modern surgery. It discusses how Italian and European surgeons' attitudes to health and beauty – and how patients' gender – shaped views on the public appearance of the human body. In 1597, Gaspare Tagliacozzi published a two-volume book on reconstructive surgery of the mutilated parts of the face. Studying Tagliacozzi’s surgery in context corrects widespread views about the birth of plastic surgery. Through a combination of cultural history, microhistory, historical epistemology, and gender history, this book describes the practice and practitioners considered to be at the periphery of the "Scientific Revolution." Historical themes covered include the writing of individual cases, hegemonic and subaltern forms of masculinity, concepts of the natural and the artificial, emotional communities and moral economies of pain, and the historical anthropology of the culture of beauty and the face and its disfigurements. The book is essential reading for upper-level students, postgraduates, and scholars working on the history of medicine and surgery, the history of the body, and gender and cultural history. It will also appeal to those interested in the history of beauty, urban studies and the Renaissance period more generally.

Never Have I Ever: The gripping psychological thriller about a game gone wrong

by Lucy V. Hay

'An unsettling whirlwind of a novel with a startlingly dark core. 5 Stars' Sun on The Other TwinTwenty years agoFour teenagers discover a new game.They add their own rules, going from sharing secrets to sharing firsts. And then it all goes spiraling out of control.NowA woman gets a note through her door which chills her blood'Never have I ever been punished for what I have done'She thought this was over. But it looks like it's her turn to playBecause no matter how far it goes, you have to obey the rules of the game. And the game is never really over.'Well written, engrossing and brilliantly unique, this is a fab debut' Heat on The Other Twin

Three-a-Penny

by Lucy Malleson

A rediscovered classic memoir - a fascinating insight into the life of a crime writer during and after the First World War - a woman ahead of her time.With a new introduction by Sophie HannahTHREE-A-PENNY describes what it is like to be a woman in a man's world - about the ups and downs of earning a living as a writer in the 1920s and 30s.Lucy Malleson wrote over 70 crime novels and was part of what is often referred to as the Golden Age of crime writing. But in order to be published she used a male pseudonym, and successfully concealed her true identity for many years. From the poignancy of the First World War and its aftermath to the invitation to join the infamous Detection Club, this re-discovered classic gives a fascinating insight into what life was like as a woman living and working in a largely male world during and after the First World War.

Time Trap

by Nicholas Fisk

A teenager in the late 21st century discovers a way to travel in time as a way to escape the dystopian world he inhabits, only to learn that time travel introduces dangers of its own.

The Orphan's Gift

by Anne Baker

When all seems lost, will her mother's legacy keep her safe?Praise for Anne Baker's Merseyside sagas: 'A stirring tale of romance and passion, poverty and ambition' Liverpool EchoAimee Kendrick is no stranger to heartache. Having lost her father during the Great War and her mother, a famous French impressionist painter, in a tragic accident, Aimee is brought up by her troubled grandparents on the banks of the river Mersey. She works hard at her art lessons and is encouraged to believe she has inherited her mother's gift, but it is her childhood friend and fellow student Frankie Hopkins who shows greater talent. When Frankie joins the Kendrick's textile mill to work on new fabric designs, Aimee begs her grandfather to teach her how to run the business. Working together, Aimee and Frankie become much more than friends but then they find themselves involved in family problems and it is impossible to know what the future holds.

Real Lunchtime Food: Delicious, Healthy Lunches to Suit Your Family's Busy Lifestyle

by Jenny Tschiesche

'Some fantastic tips for those who have got stuck in a lunchbox rut and need genuinely inspiring, healthy recipe ideas' - Amelia Freer, nutritional therapist and bestselling authorAre you tired of the same old sandwich, crisps and yoghurt combination? Do you struggle to find time for meal prep? Concerned that you and your family aren't eating a healthy, nutritious lunch?That's where this book comes in. Jenny Tschiesche's Real Lunchtime Food is the perfect guide for working adults and parents who want healthier and more inspiring meals than the traditional packed lunch we have come to expect. It contains deliciously simple recipes and practical nutritional information and advice that will put you back in control of your lunch. Also included are tips on how to shop smart, how to make use of leftovers, as well as tips on environmentally-friendly packaging solutions to help you transport your lunch to work or school.This is not a book about stale sandwiches and soggy salads. It is about a healthier, achievable lifestyle. Real Lunchtime Food is about stocking the store cupboard with good quality, readily available foods, having some basic equipment available, being empowered to take control of your family's daily food and involving them in making their own health choices. Lunchtime is an opportunity to enjoy a delicious and nutritious meal. This book will make that a possibility on a daily basis.Jenny is the founder of LunchboxDoctor.com. Her career as a nutritionist has seen her work with Olympic athletes; design recipes for the likes of the BBC, Cancer Research and Premiership Rugby amongst many others; and make regular appearances in the national press as a nutrition expert.

Body for Rent: The terrifying true story of two ordinary girls sold for sex against their will

by Olivia Smit Anna Hendriks

Growing up in a quiet, middle-class suburb outside of Amsterdam, childhood best friends Anna and Olivia had their whole lives ahead of them. But every parent's worst nightmare came true when the teenagers fell in with the wrong crowd. Eleven years their senior, Ricardo was charming and good-looking - and Anna and Oliva easy prey. Blind to his grooming, the girls were soon trapped in a terrifying cycle of sexual and physical abuse. But their nightmare was only just beginning.Trafficked to the neon-lit windows of Amsterdam's Red Light District, Anna and Oliva were forced to work as prostitutes, servicing countless men night after night against their will. Body for Rent reveals the disturbing truth behind Amsterdam's Red Light District, and the shocking ease with which ordinary girls can be exploited. But despite the unimaginable horrors they endured, the damage done to their bodies and their minds, their friendship remained as strong as ever, giving them hope that one day, they would escape...

Sustainable Development Goals: Their Impacts on Forests and People

by Carol J. De Jong Pia Katila Pierce Colfer Wil Glenn Galloway Pablo Pacheco Georg Winkel

Forests provide vital ecosystem services crucial to human well-being and sustainable development, and have an important role to play in achieving the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations 2030 Agenda. Little attention, however, has yet focused on how efforts to achieve the SDGs will impact forests and forest-related livelihoods, and how these impacts may, in turn, enhance or undermine the contributions of forests to climate and development. This book discusses the conditions that influence how SDGs are implemented and prioritised, and provides a systematic, multidisciplinary global assessment of interlinkages among the SDGs and their targets, increasing understanding of potential synergies and unavoidable trade-offs between goals. Ideal for academic researchers, students and decision-makers interested in sustainable development in the context of forests, this book will provide invaluable knowledge for efforts undertaken to reach the SDGs. This title is available as Open Access via Cambridge Core.

Reading American Indian Law: Foundational Principles

by Melissa L. Tatum Grant Christensen

The study of American Indian law and policy usually focuses on federal statutes and court decisions, with these sources forming the basis for most textbooks. Virtually ignored is the robust and growing body of scholarly literature analyzing and contextualizing these primary sources. Reading American Indian Law is designed to fill that void. Organized into four parts, this book presents 16 of the most impactful law review articles written during the last three decades. Collectively, these articles explore the core concepts underlying the field: the range of voices including those of tribal governments and tribal courts, the role property has played in federal Indian law, and the misunderstandings between both people and sovereigns that have shaped changes in the law. Structured with flexibility in mind, this book may be used in a wide variety of classroom settings including law schools, tribal colleges, and both graduate and undergraduate programs.

Global Green Politics

by Peter Newell

In light of growing urgency in tackling the global environmental crisis, there is a need for new visions and strategies to ensure a more sustainable and just world. This book provides a comprehensive overview of Green perspectives on a range of global issues, including security, the economy, the state, global governance, development and the environment. Drawing on academic literature on Green political theory, combined with insights from real-world practice and the author's own extensive personal experience, it provides a timely and accessible account of why we need to embrace Green politics in order to tackle the multiple crises facing the world today. Presenting alternative visions and concrete strategies for achieving change, this book will be of interest to activists and policy-makers as well as students of environment, development and politics.

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