• Social Research Methods (4th edition)

    Social Research Methods, Third Edition, Third Edition, guides students through all the steps of the research process, from formulating a question to writing up their report. Written by a team of active Australian research practitioners Social Research Methods, Third Edition, bridges the gap between theory and practice with substantive examples of each method in practice. Expanded online materials and resources aid lecturers and students and enhance the in text material.

  • Breaking Twitter

    A rollicking, character-driven narrative by New York Times bestselling author Ben Mezrich, pulling back the curtain on the biggest business story of our time. BREAKING TWITTER takes readers inside the darkly comic battle between one of the most intriguing, polarizing, influential men of our time--Elon Musk--and the company that represents our culture's dearest hope for a shared global conversation. From employee accounts within Twitter headquarters to the mission-driven team Musk surrounded himself with, this is the full story from all sides.

  • Liberalism Against itself: Cold war Intellectuals and the making of our times

    By the middle of the twentieth century, many liberals looked glumly at the world modernity had brought about, with its devastating wars, rising totalitarianism, and permanent nuclear terror. They concluded that, far from offering a solution to these problems, the ideals of the Enlightenment, including emancipation and equality, had instead created them.

  • Spin Dictators: The Changing Face of Tyranny in the 21st Century

    Hitler, Stalin, and Mao ruled through violence, fear, and ideology. But in recent decades a new breed of media-savvy strongmen has been redesigning authoritarian rule for a more sophisticated, globally connected world. In place of overt, mass repression, rulers such as Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Viktor Orbán control their citizens by distorting information and simulating democratic procedures. Like spin doctors in democracies, they spin the news to engineer support.

  • Repairing Play: A Black Phenomenology

    A provocative study that reconsiders our notion of play—and how its deceptively wholesome image has harmed and erased people of color.

  • New Romantic Cyborgs: Romanticism, Information, Technology, and the End of the Machine

    An account of the complex relationship between technology and romanticism that links nineteenth-century monsters, automata, and mesmerism with twenty-first-century technology's magic devices and romantic cyborgs.