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Our monographs, multi-authored and edited works include original scholarly research, thorough and structured reviews of important subjects and engaging works that push forward the boundaries of the disciplines in which we publish.

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ASBO nation

The criminalisation of nuisance

Edited by Peter Squires

This collection brings together opinion, commentary, research evidence, professional guidance, debate and critique in order to understand the phenomenon of anti-social behaviour.

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ASEAN Resistance to Sovereignty Violation

Interests, Balancing and the Role of the Vanguard State

Drawing on a wide range of primary sources, this book offers an innovative explanation of how ASEAN states respond to threats of sovereignty violation that takes account of both the role of external powers and the agency of regional states.

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Asian Military Evolutions

Civil–Military Relations in Asia

Edited by Alan Chong and Nicole Jenne

This book explores civil-military relations in Asia. With chapters on individual countries in the region, it provides a comprehensive account of the range of contemporary Asian practices under conditions of abridged democracy, soft authoritarianism or complete totalitarianism.

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Assessing the use and impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders

This book provides one of the first assessments of the widely used but extremely controversial Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) as a method for dealing with anti-social behaviour in the UK.

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Asylum, migration and community

Rooted in more than two decades of scholarship, this book uses critical social theory and participatory, biographical and arts-based methods with asylum seekers, refugees and emerging communities to explore the dynamics of the asylum-migration-community nexus.

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At Home with Autism

Designing Housing for the Spectrum

Grounded in an extensive array of research sources, this valuable book introduces readers to conditions and aspirations of adults on the autism spectrum that demand a new approach to how we provide, locate, design and develop homes in which they live.

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At the End of Property

Patents, Plants and the Crisis of Propertization

This book explores the idea of ownership in the realm of plant breeding, revealing how plants have been legally and physically transformed into property. It highlights the controversial aspects in the process of turning seeds, plants and genes into property and how this endangers the viability of the seed industry.

Bristol Uni Press
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Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship in Europe

Exploring secular and faith-based grassroots social action in Germany and the UK, this book provides new ways of thinking about social and political belonging and about the relations between individual, collective and State responsibility.

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Austerity, Welfare and Work

Exploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities

The impacts of austerity and welfare reform on work and employment relations are explored in this perceptive assessment. This book highlights the role of trade unions and social movements in challenging the insecurities and inequalities imposed by work-focused welfare policies such as Universal Credit and proposes progressive new paths for welfare.

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Austerity, Women and the Role of the State

Lived Experiences of the Crisis

Delivering a timely account of the misconceptions of policies, discourses and representations around austerity in the UK, Dabrowski illustrates the complex ways through which austerity is experienced by women in their everyday lives.

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Australian Public Policy

Progressive Ideas in the Neoliberal Ascendency

Australian public policy engages with the values and dilemmas of progressive public policy in Australia, bringing together leading authors to explore a wide range of issues which challenge and extend current thinking about Australian public policy.

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Baby Boomers

Time and Ageing Bodies

This ground-breaking study of the baby boomer generation reflects the intersection of time, ageing, body and identity to give a nuanced and enlightened understanding of the ageing process.

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