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A Solution to the Ecological Inference Problem: Reconstructing Individual Behavior from Aggregate Data

by Gary King

This book provides a solution to the ecological inference problem, which has plagued users of statistical methods for over seventy-five years: How can researchers reliably infer individual-level behavior from...


New Radicalism in America

by Christopher Lasch

Around the turn of the century, the American liberal tradition made a major shift away from politics. The new radicals were more interested in the reform of education, culture, and sexual mores. Through vivid...


Shakespeare and the Body Politic

by Dustin A. Gish, Bernard J. Dobski & Joseph Alulis

The chapters in Shakespeare and the Body Politic examine the tensions between the passion and ambition of individuals and the limits of the political communities that encompass and inform them. Shakespeare provides...


Social Justice in the Liberal State

by Bruce Ackerman

This essay has taken up much of my time, and more of my energy, for the past ten years. It has been impossible to be my friend during this period without enduring countless conversations and scribblings devoted...


Conflict, Diplomacy and Society in Israeli-Lebanese Relations

by Efraim Karsh, Michael Kerr & Rory Miller

This book is a wide-ranging and innovative study of Israeli-Lebanese relations from the birth of the Jewish state in 1948 to the Israel-Lebanon War of 2006. Israel's relationship with its Arab neighbours is...


Foucault & Intl Relations: New Critical Engagements

by Nicholas J. Kiersey & Doug Stokes

The recent debate about biopolitics in International Relations (IR) theory may well prove to be one of the most provocative and rewarding engagements with the concept of power in the history of the discipline....


Dealing with the Legacy of Authorit: The "Politics of the Past" in Southern European Democracies

by Antonio Costa Pinto & Leonardo Morlino

In recent years the agenda of how to 'deal with the past' has become a central dimension of the quality of contemporary democracies. Many years after the process of authoritarian breakdown, consolidated democracies...


An Introduction to Political Theory

by John Hoffman & Paul Graham

"This book provides an engaging and intellectually challenging introduction to political ideologies, while at the same time giving an accessible route into the subject for those new to politics. Supported by...


Rethinking the African Diaspora: The Making of a Black Atlantic World in the Bight of Benin and Brazil

by Edna G. Bay & Kristin Mann

This work dramatically revises scholarship on the cultural impact of trans-Atlantic slavery between Africa and Brazil.


The International Anarchy (Rle Anarchy)

by G. Lowes Dickinson

This volume, a classic of its time, discusses the tragic evolution of European politics from 1870-1914. The main part of the book describes the development of the relations between France, Germany, Russia and...


Israeli Democracy at the Crossroads

by Raphael Cohen-Almagor

In recent years, the discussion about Israel was dominated by post-Zionist, post-Israeli opinions. Important voices that represent large sectors of Israeli society were not heard. To somewhat change this situation,...


The Passions and the Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism before Its Triumph

by Albert O. Hirschman, Amartya Sen & Jeremy Adelman

In this volume, Albert Hirschman reconstructs the intellectual climate of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to illuminate the intricate ideological transformation that occurred, wherein the pursuit of...


Margaret Thatcher on Leadership: Lessons for American Conservatives Today

by Nile Gardiner & Stephen Thompson

This inspirational and practical guide for conservatives combines stories from Lady Thatcher’s life with principles and strategies conservatives can apply to their challenges today. Nile Gardiner and Stephen...


Old Europe, New Europe & the T

by Kerry Longhurst & Marcin Zaborowski

The post-September 11th security policies of Poland, the UK, France, the US and Germany presented in this new book illustrate how and why the Atlantic community ruptured over Iraq, a result in part, it is argued,...


Neoliberalism & Conflict After 9/11

by Garry Rodan & Kevin Hewison

Key events in Asia's recent history have included the end of the Cold War, the Asian Economic Crisis and the 'war on terror'. This is a critical assessment of these events, and of the interplay of security and...


Richard Rorty: Politics and Vision

by Christopher J. Voparil

This book offers a fresh perspective on Richard Rorty by situating his work in the arena of political theory. Reinterpreting Rorty's much-maligned antirepresentationalism as a Romantic affirmation of the power...


The Practice of Constitutional Development: Vincent Ostrom's Quest to Understand Human Affairs

by Filippo Sabetti, Barbara Allen & Mark Sproule-Jones

Each essay shows how particular countries, governments, and organizations devise constitutions to reflect their visions of governance and sets of rules for their leaders. Using the methods and writing of Vincent...


A World in Chaos: Social Crisis and the Rise of Postmodern Cinema

by Carl Boggs & Thomas Pollard

Through an analysis of films such as American Beauty, Blade Runner, Natural Born Killers, and Thelma and Louise, Carl Boggs and Thomas Pollard explore the historical and theoretical shift from the long era of...


Toleration on Trial

by Ingrid Creppell, Russell Hardin & Stephen Macedo

Toleration on Trial offers the only multidisciplinary study available on the issue of toleration, in the context of deep and difficult conflicts over ideological, cultural, and identity issues in today's mobilized...


Thinking History, Fighting Evil: Neoconservatives and the Perils of Analogy in American Politics

by David B. MacDonald

This accessible study critiques the rise of a new exceptionalism: a victim-centered nationalism promoted by American conservatives since the 1980s, borrowing imagery and vocabulary from the civil rights era...