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No-Nonsense Guides (New Internationalist) -
"For anyone who wants a lucid, factual, reliable guide to some of the most important issues of our time, I strongly recommend you check out the No-Nonsense Guides"
(Howard Zinn, historian & activist)
Handy guides published by New Internationalist magazine

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 10 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The No-Nonsense Guide to Equality by Danny Dorling
    The No-Nonsense Guide to Equality - by Danny Dorling

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780260716 | ISBN 10: 1780260717

    The No-Nonsense Guide to Equality discusses the positive effects that equality can have, using examples and case studies from across the globe, including many from the UK. It examines the lessons of history and covers race, gender and ethnicity, age, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The No-Nonsense Guide to World Population by Vanessa Baird
    The No-Nonsense Guide to World Population - by Vanessa Baird

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781906523466 | ISBN 10: 1906523460

    With world population passing 7 billion and predicted to hit 9 billion by 2050 we are in the grip of a number panic. This book looks at what the numbers mean; why women in most parts of the world have fewer children; what will happen to our societies ... more

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  • Cover image of book The No-Nonsense Guide to Surveillance by Robin Tudge
    The No-Nonsense Guide to Surveillance - by Robin Tudge

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781906523848 | ISBN 10: 1906523843

    Spying, once the province of the KGB, CIA and MI5, has become part of everyday life. Governments routinely trawl our emails, CCTV cameras follow us on every street, while state databases of our DNA become larger all the time.   Ideal for stud ... more

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  • Cover image of book No-Nonsense Guide to the Arms Trade by Nicholas Gilby
    No-Nonsense Guide to the Arms Trade - by Nicholas Gilby

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906523176 | ISBN 10: 1906523177

    Guns, landmines, bombs and rockets - the arms trade brings death and destruction to millions of people around the world, many of them civilians. Yet most of these weapons are made in countries which are members of the UN Security council.   E ... more

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  • Cover image of book No-Nonsense Guide to Tourism by Pamela Nowicka
    No-Nonsense Guide to Tourism - by Pamela Nowicka

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781904456605 | ISBN 10: 190445660x

    This guide demystifies the often invisible impacts of global tourism, one of the biggest industries in the world, from labour conditions to development by stealth; to the role of elites and the cultural impacts on both the visitor and the visited. &n ... more

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  • Cover image of book The No-Nonsense Guide to Islam by Ziauddin Sardar and Meryl Wyn Davies
    The No-Nonsense Guide to Islam - by Ziauddin Sardar and Meryl Wyn Davies

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781904456612 | ISBN 10: 1904456618

    How can Islam reconcile itself with the 21st century? This No-Nonsense Guide explains the Islamic worldview, examining the Qur'an and Islamic law (sharia), Islam in history, and Islam's relationship with the West.  The authors analyze the strugg ... more

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  • Cover image of book The No-Nonsense Guide to World Health by Shereen Usdin
    The No-Nonsense Guide to World Health - by Shereen Usdin

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781904456650 | ISBN 10: 1904456650

    This is a clear yet wide-ranging introduction to the state of health worldwide, exploring the ways in which health provision is often determined by ethnicity, class, and gender.  Starting with a brief history of medical progress, this guide delves in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The No-Nonsense Guide to Animal Rights by Catharine Grant
    The No-Nonsense Guide to Animal Rights - by Catharine Grant

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781904456407 | ISBN 10: 1904456405

    You might think that the protection of animals' rights is a modern, Western concern. In fact, people all over the world and down the ages have cared what happens to animals, and not just the cute mammals. Today animals need protecting more than ever: ... more

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  • Cover image of book The No-Nonsense Guide to World History by Chris Brazier
    The No-Nonsense Guide to World History - by Chris Brazier

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781904456476 | ISBN 10: 1904456472

    Most people's knowledge of world history is hazy and incomplete at best. We know bits without always understanding how they fit together. This No-Nonsense Guide gives a full picture, revealing what's hidden by conventional textbooks - from the civi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The No-Nonsense Guide to Conflict and Peace by Helen Ware
    The No-Nonsense Guide to Conflict and Peace - by Helen Ware

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781904456421 | ISBN 10: 1904456421

    The 20th century was the most bloody in history as sophisticated weaponry killed millions of people. And already conflict in the new century has taken a heavy toll. In today's world, most wars are within countries rather than between states. Often, i ... more

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