Unravels the global migration paradoxes, explaining the economic and social issues behind the flow of humans.
An exploration of ‘real Islam’ - looking beyond the common perceptions and polemical debates.
Merryl Wyn Davies and Ziauddin Sardar
Symon Hill’s No-Nonsense Guide to Religion tries to explain what religion means, how we relate to it, how it was created and how it affects us culturally, politically and spiritually today.
A new look at scientific history - revealing the extremes of dogmatism and uncertainty, and considering the role of science in society.
Demystifies all the colours of the sexual rainbow, tracking the campaigns for rights and equality worldwide.
What lies behind the search for paradise and adventure - the often invisible impacts of tourism exposed.
Conveys the complexity of the UN, assesses its record, and considers options for reform.
A vivid dissection of the state of women’s rights in a ‘post-feminist’ age.
Nikki van der Gaag
A world tour of food—from industrialized production and consumption to community food security
An examination of the state of health worldwide which shows that public health is largely determined by socio-economic factors.
The No-Nonsense Guide to World History embraces the whole of history, rather than disconnected dynasties and events - all in one slim volume.
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PHOTO ESSAY: For Eritrean migrants, there is more dignity in death
The recent Saudi clampdown on migrant workers has brought campaigners onto the streets. Chris Matthews was with some of them in London.
Vanessa Baird ponders the tactics needed to resist austerity.
Jamie Kelsey-Fry reflects on the movement that has united people around the world.
Mari Marcel Thekaekara argues that we can all improve our wellbeing through traditional medicine and by slowing down.