This book critically interrogates the relationship between social media and protest from an interdisciplinary perspective, examining the multiple ways in which we need to politicize and contextualise commercial social media platforms, in particular with regards to their use for the purposes of anti-systemic and progressive protest movements.View details
Charlotte Kroløkke, Lene Myong, Stine Willum Adrian, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen
An interdisciplinary investigation into how kinship today is desired, pursued, produced, transformed, and regulated in a world characterized by increased (im)mobility and travel of people, bodies, reproductive substances, knowledge, and expertise. View details
Denise E. Costich, J. Stephen Smith, Dr Candice Gardner, R. O. Akinwale, M. A. B. Fakorede, Dr Baffour Bada-Apraku, Prof. Marcelo J. Carena, Yongrui Wu, Prof. Joachim Messing, W. Paul Williams, Ms Marilyn Warburton, Zsuzsanna Tóthné Zsubori, Dr Csaba L. Marton, Dr Dharam Paul Chaudhary, Dr Eliab Simpungwe, Paula Robles Bolivar, Elena Lima-Cabello, Dr Jose C. Jimenez-Lopez, Tim J. O'Hare, Dr Glen P. Fox, V. Manyong, A. Menkir, A. Alene, A. A. Akinola, A. S. Bamire, Dr T. Abdoulaye, Carolina Camacho, Remco Mur, Dr Mariana Wongtschowski, Dr Cheryl Doss Edited by
Dr Dave Watson
This volume focuses on breeding new varieties with desirable traits such as drought tolerance and improved nutritional value as well as how such innovations can be successfully deployed in the developing world.
Jennifer Spindel, Prof. Susan McCouch, R. B. Angeles-Shim, Prof. M. Ashikari, G. Ramkumar, K. K. Jena, Tadashi Hirasawa, Shunsuke Adachi, Prof. R. F. Sage, J. Ali, Prof. Z. Li, Venkategowda Ramegowda, Supratim Basu, Anuj Kumar, Prof. Andy Pereira, Julie Pua Ferraz, Adoracion Resurreccion, Prof. Melissa Fitzgerald, Mengyi Dong, Margaret Slavin, Prof. Lu Yu, Dr Adrian Dubock, Dr Navreet K Bhullar, Dr Rachelle Ward, Chuan Tong, Prof. Jinsong Bao Edited by
Prof. Takuji Sasaki
This collection reviews advances in breeding techniques as well as improving traits such as flood or drought resistance. It also discusses advances in understanding the nutritional role of rice and ways this can be enhanced to feed a growing population.
A concise, essential overview of a pressing global issue, The Problem with Banks examines banking activity in America, Asia and Europe, and how specific historical circumstances have transformed banks' behaviour and attitude to risk.
Introduces students to a new framework for understating the relationship between Islam and “the West”, with an accessible introduction, three comprehensive and easy-to-follow parts, definitions of key terms, chronology, discussion points, and further reading.View details
‘Conflict and Sustainability in a Changing Environment’ presents the idea that local communities can develop sustainably under changing environmental conditions when the discrepancy are sufficiently addressed between community views and the views of organizations responsible for implementing development initiatives. It introduces a theoretical framework and practical tools for analyzing such views.