Books published by Palgrave MacMillan


The Presumption of Guilt

Palgrave Macmillan | June 22, 2010 | 256 pages
"Shortly after noon on Tuesday, July 16, 2009, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., MacArthur Fellow and Harvard professor, was mistakenly arrested by Cambridge police sergeant James Crowley for attempting to break into his own home. The ensuing media firestorm ignited debate across the country. The... More Info

Diaspora and Media in Europe

Palgrave Macmillan | February 7, 2018 | 192 pages
This book examines how African, Asian, Middle Eastern and Latin American diasporas use media to communicate among themselves and to integrate into European countries. Whereas migrant communities continue employing print and broadcasting technologies, the rapidly growing applications of Internet... More Info

Disability Incarcerated

Palgrave Macmillan | May 29, 2014 | 316 pages
Disability Incarcerated offers an outstanding collection of interdisciplinary scholarship examining the incarceration and segregation of people with disabilities the United States and Canada.  More Info


Palgrave Macmillan | April 5, 2017 | 243 pages
This book is the first to chart the rise and fall of peacebuilding. Charting its beginnings, as an ad-hoc extension of peacekeeping responsibilities, and formalisation, as a UN-supported international project of building liberal states. Twenty years later, the grounding policy assumptions of... More Info

Finance, Society and Sustainability

Palgrave Macmillan | September 8, 2017 | 304 pages
This book is a critical analysis of the impact of the financial system on the economy, society and the natural environment. It cuts through the noise to looks at its purpose, its activities, and what it does in practice. Unlike other books that cover the last financial crisis and the risk of... More Info

The Legitimacy of Regional Integration in Europe and the Americas

Palgrave Macmillan | October 7, 2015 | 312 pages
This edited volume brings together cutting-edge empirical research on the legitimacy of regional integration processes in Europe and the Americas. Across fourteen chapters, specialists of regionalism in Europe, North America and South America demonstrate that the societal legitimacy of regional... More Info

Policing the Crisis

Palgrave Macmillan | May 21, 2013 | 472 pages
This special 35th anniversary edition contains the original, unchanged text that inspired a generation, alongside two new chapters that explore the book's continued significance for today's readers. The Preface provides a brief retrospective account of the book's original structure, the rich... More Info

The First Sudanese Civil War

Palgrave Macmillan | June 15, 2011 | 280 pages
This book is a comprehensive investigation, discussion, and analysis of the origins and development of the first civil war in the Sudan, which occurred between 1955 and 1972. It was the culmination of ethnic, racial, cultural, religious, political, and economic problems that had faced the Sudan... More Info

Public Service Broadcasting Online

Palgrave Macmillan | September 27, 2013 | 216 pages
Benedetta Brevini investigates the extent to which a Public Service Broadcasting (PSB) ethos has been extended to the online world in Europe. She examines the most significant policy initiatives carried out by PSBs in Europe on online platforms, and analyzes how the public service philosophy is... More Info

Imagining Outer Space

Palgrave Macmillan | February 15, 2012 | 393 pages
Imagining Outer Space makes a captivating advance into the cultural history of outer space and extraterrestrial life in the European imagination. How was outer space conceived and communicated? What promises of interplanetary expansion and cosmic colonization propelled the project of human... More Info

NASA in the World

Palgrave Macmillan | August 21, 2013 | 372 pages
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is typically thought of in national terms - as an American initiative developed specifically to compete with the Soviet Union. Yet, from its inception, NASA was mandated not only to sustain US leadership in space, but also to pursue international... More Info

The Nuclear Age in Popular Media

Palgrave Macmillan | November 13, 2012 | 292 pages
Among the many technical innovations that were introduced after World War II, none left as strong an impression on the public as the atom bombs that destroyed two Japanese cities in August 1945. People spoke of the 'atomic age' that had now begun, as if this technological innovation would, all by... More Info

The First Atomic Age

Palgrave Macmillan | June 6, 2013 | 260 pages
At the close of the nineteenth century, the discovery of strange new forms of energy arrested the American public's attention in ways that no scientific discovery ever had before. The fascination with X-rays and radioactivity that was kindled in those early years evolved to affect the course of... More Info

State of Failure

Palgrave MacMillan | October 29, 2013 | 256 pages
A provocative look at the past, present, and future of Palestine, arguing that the biggest obstacle to Palestinian statehood isn't Israel, but its own corrupt leadership  More Info

Cuba Under Siege

Palgrave Macmillan | December 24, 2012 | 250 pages
For more than 50 years America's unrelenting hostility against the Cuban Revolution has resulted in the development of a siege mentality among island leadership and its citizens. This has affected politics, economics, culture, and nearly all aspects of everyday life. In a vibrant new look at... More Info

Native American Communities on Health and Disability

Palgrave MacMillan | March 27, 2013 | 252 pages
This volume examines concepts of disability and wellness in Native American communities, prominently featuring the life's work of Dr. Carol Locust. Authors Locust and Lovern confront the difficulties of translating not only words but also entire concepts between Western and Indigenous cultures, and... More Info

Settler Colonialism

Palgrave MacMillan | December 15, 2010 | 182 pages
Settler colonialism is a global and transnational phenomenon, and as much a thing of the present as a thing of the past. In this book, Lorenzo Veracini explores the settler colonial 'situation' and explains how there is no such thing as neo-settler colonialism or post-settler colonialism because... More Info

The Big Truck That Went By

Palgrave MacMillan | January 8, 2013 | 320 pages
An assessment of how Haiti has fared after the 2010 earthquake reveals how the country continues to suffer from poverty, illness, and a broken infrastructure, assessing the factors that prevent aid from reaching people in need.  More Info

Learning from the Ground Up

Palgrave Macmillan | March 7, 2013 | 266 pages
The dynamics, politics, and richness of knowledge production in social movements and social activist contexts are often overlooked. This book contends that some of the most radical critiques and understandings of dominant ideologies and power structures, and visions of social change, have emerged... More Info

Boy-Wives and Female-Husbands

Palgrave Macmillan | February 3, 2001 | 352 pages
Claims concerning the presence and status of homosexuality in historic African cultures have become central points of contention in debates among contemporary African Americans. Some of those involved in the debate have even asserted that the original languages of Africa contained no words for gay... More Info

Radio Propaganda and the Broadcasting of Hatred

Palgrave Macmillan | October 2, 2012 | 288 pages
During the Rwandan genocide of 1994, radio was used as a tool to encourage hatred, to dehumanize 'others' and to incite the mass murder or targeted groups. It became infamous - the radio station was nicknamed radio machete. In Kenya in 2007-8, local radio stations broadcast messages which incited... More Info

Palgrave Advances in Peacebuilding

Palgrave MacMillan | February 15, 2010 | 469 pages
Critical thinking has prospered in the interdisciplinary study of peacebuilding over the last decade or so, despite (and perhaps because of) the certainties and systems offered by the comfortable, liberal-realist mainstream praxis. As the liberal state system, and the assumptions of the... More Info

The Southern Tiger

Palgrave MacMillan | January 3, 2012 | 272 pages
A former Chilean president assesses his nation's recent reinvention while predicting its meteoric rise on the world stage, tracing five decades of effort during which Chile moved from a country of terror and repression to a thriving open society that embraces centrist government practices.  More Info

The Presumption of Guilt

Palgrave MacMillan | April 10, 2012 | 256 pages
Shortly after noon on Tuesday, July 16, 2009, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., MacArthur Fellow and Harvard professor, was mistakenly arrested by Cambridge police sergeant James Crowley for attempting to break into his own home. The ensuing media firestorm ignited debate across the country. The... More Info

Arab Spring Dreams

Palgrave Macmillan | May 8, 2012 | 256 pages
Young Middle Eastern activists describe their experiences with the region's laws and cultural mores from the education of girls to religious intolerance, discussing how civil rights movements throughout history are inspiring them to effect positive changes in their own countries. Original.  More Info

My Family, A Symphony

Palgrave MacMillan | December 7, 2010 | 256 pages
"Aaron is his parents' only biological child. His four internationally adopted siblings arrived with severe health problems and psychological wounds: Meredith suffered from birth defects and was never expected to walk, Jamie had cerebral palsy, Jordan had his first heart catheter when he was five,... More Info

Whiteness in Zimbabwe

Palgrave MacMillan | April 15, 2010 | 204 pages
Here is a look at how our relationship to the land is shaped by historical migration, conquest, and long-term residence. European settler societies have a long history of establishing a sense of belonging and entitlement outside Europe, but Zimbabwe has proven to be the exception to the rule.... More Info

Rwanda, Inc.

Palgrave Macmillan | November 13, 2012 | 256 pages
Eighteen years after the genocide that made Rwanda international news, but left it all but abandoned by the West, the country has achieved a miraculous turnaround. Rising out of the complete devastation of a failed state, Rwanda has emerged on the world stage yet again—this time with a unique... More Info

Tibet Unconquered

Palgrave MacMillan | September 14, 2010 | 248 pages
Nestled high in the snow peaks of the Himalayas, Tibet hasábecome a passionate symbol of spiritual freedom in the face of political oppression. But as China's power continues to grow, some argue that Tibet's fate is sealed, while others insist that Tibet will prevail with the help of the Dalai... More Info

New Waves in Philosophy of Mathematics

Palgrave Macmillan | November 15, 2009 | 320 pages
In this book, thirteen promising young researchers write on what they take to be the right philosophical account of mathematics and discuss where the philosophy of mathematics ought to be going. New trends are revealed, such as an increasing attention to mathematical practice, a reassessment of the... More Info

Created equal

Palgrave Macmillan | September 1, 2009 | 208 pages
A first entry in a new series, written in conjunction with Amnesty International, evaluates the global issue of women's rights as demonstrated by arenas ranging from prostitution and abortion to education and slavery. Original.  More Info

Conversations on the edge of the Apocalypse

Palgrave MacMillan | April 26, 2005 | 270 pages
A new collection of interviews by the author of Mavericks of the Mind includes intellectual and philosophical conversations with prize-winning scientists and pop culture icons and explores such topics as the future, the nature of consciousness, and alien encounters.  More Info

The Self-Aware Parent

Palgrave MacMillan | December 7, 2010 | 256 pages
"A healthy relationship based on mutual trust is every parent's wish. The bond between infant and parent is a natural phenomenon, but as children reach their preteens and form their own personalities, fireworks between the child and parent can ensue. Drawing on 20 years of clinical experience and... More Info

Running Out of Water

Palgrave MacMillan | August 17, 2010 | 245 pages
Through the use of case studies, the authors look at the scientific, economic and political aspects of the current global water crisis, from India's lack of infrastructure to the diverting of rivers to feed California's hungry agriculture.  More Info

Marxism after Marx

Palgrave MacMillan | April 3, 2007 | 449 pages
Now in its fourth edition, this account of 20th-century Marxism includes bibliographical information and sections covering developments in the area over the last decade.  More Info