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Women Navigating Globalization: Feminist Approaches to Development

by Jana Everett & Sue Ellen M. Charlton

This up-to-date text offers a clear and cogent introduction to women in development. Assessing the global structures and processes that impede or support the empowerment of women, Jana Everett and Sue Ellen...


Confucian Perfectionism: A Political Philosophy for Modern Times

by Joseph Chan

Since the very beginning, Confucianism has been troubled by a serious gap between its political ideals and the reality of societal circumstances. Contemporary Confucians must develop a viable method of governance...


The Great Zapruder Film Hoax: Deceit and Deception in the Death of JFK

by James H. Fetzer

The Zapruder film has been described as "the most significant amateur recording of a news event in history." The 27-second "home movie" of the Kennedy assassination is often claimed to be bedrock fact, against...


The Hebrew Republic: How Secular Democracy and Global Enterprise Will Bring Israel Peace At Last

by Bernard Avishai

Political economist Bernard Avishai has been writing and thinking about Israel since moving there to volunteer during the 1967 War. now he synthesizes his years of study and searching into a short, urgent polemic...


Judgment, Imagination, and Politics: Themes from Kant and Arendt

by Jennifer Nedelsky & Ronald Beiner

Judgment, Imagination, and Politics brings together for the first time leading essays on the nature of judgment. Drawing from themes in Kant's Critique of Judgment and Hannah Arendt's discussion of judgment...


Rethinking Refugees: Beyond States of Emergency: Beyond State of Emergency

by Peter Nyers

First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Rethinking the Politics of Absurdity: Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Innocence: Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Inn

by Matthew H. Bowker

What does it mean to describe something or someone as absurd? Why did absurd philosophy and literature become so popular amidst the violent conflicts and terrors of the mid- to late-twentieth century? Is it...


History in Black: African-Americans in Search of an Ancient Past

by Yaacov Shavit

The development of Afrocentric historical writing is explored in this study which traces this recording of history from the Hellenistic-Roman period to the 19th century. Afrocentric writers are depicted as searching...


Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy: China, Russia, and the United States' Pursuit of Relevancy and Power

by Gregory O. Hall

Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy examines the American, Chinese, and Russian (Big 3) competition for power and influence in the Post-Cold War Era. With the ascension of regional powers such as India, Iran,...


Reconstructing Social Justice for a More Social and Less Political World

by Lauretta Conklin Frederking

The rhetoric of social justice is commonplace but increasingly it means little more than a tag line or a punctuation point. Reconstructing Social Justice presents a new framework for social justice that will...


Death to Tyrants!: Ancient Greek Democracy and the Struggle against Tyranny

by David Teegarden

Death to Tyrants! is the first comprehensive study of ancient Greek tyrant-killing legislation--laws that explicitly gave individuals incentives to "kill a tyrant." David Teegarden demonstrates that the ancient...


The New Democrats and the Return to Power

by Al From, Alice McKeon & Bill Clinton

After Barack Obama's solid win in the 2012 election, it's easy to forget that there was a time, not long ago, when the Democrats were shut out of power for over a decade. But Al From remembers. In 1984, he led...


International Politics and Performance: Critical Aesthetics and Creative Practice

by Jenny Edkins & Adrian Kear

In recent years we have witnessed an increasing convergence of work in International Politics and Performance Studies around the troubled, and often troubling, relationship between politics and aesthetics. Whilst...


Psychoanalytic Reflections on Politics: Fatherlands in Mothers' Hands: Fatherlands in Mothers' Hands

by Eszter Salgó

Psychoanalytic Reflections on Politics: Fatherlands in mothers' hands is a playful exploration of how people's desires, fantasies, and emotions shape political events and social phenomena. It highlights the...


Inventive Politicians and Ethnic Ascent in American Politics: The Uphill Elections of Italians and Mexicans to the U.S. Congress: The Uphill Elections

by Miriam Jiménez

This innovative book investigates the process through which ethnic minorities penetrate into higher echelons of political power: specifically, how they succeed in getting elected to the U.S. Congress. Analysts...


Political Economy from Below: Economic Thought in Communitarian Anarchism 1840-1914: Economic Thought in Communitarian Anarchism, 1840-1914

by Rob Knowles

Communitarian anarchism is a generic form of socialism that denies the need for a state or any other authority over the individual from above, and which requires absolute belief that the individual cannot exist...


Thoreau's Nature: Ethics, Politics, and the Wild

by Jane Bennett

Thoreau's Nature: Ethics, Politics, and the Wild explores how Thoreau crafted a life open to 'the Wild,' a term that marks the startling element of foreignness in every object of experience, however familiar....


National Identities and Socio-Political Changes in Latin America

by Antonio Gomez-Moriana & Mercedes Duran-Cogan

This study frames the social dynamics of Latin American in terms of two types of cultural momentum: foundational momentum and the momentum of global order in contemporary Latin America.


Buthelezi: A Biography

by Ben Temkin

Ben Temkin, Buthelezi's biographer, had the full co-operation of Chief Buthelezi in the writing of this book. There were interviews and discussions in KwaZulu and in Johannesburg, in offices, at the airport,...


The Age Of Globalization: Anarchists And The Anticolonial Imagination

by Benedict Anderson

History is forged through the travel of ideas across continents—as well as by bombs. The Age of Globalization is an account of the unlikely connections that made up late nineteenth-century politics and culture,...