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Donald Trump and the Prospect for American Democracy

by Arthur Paulson

This book goes beyond examining Donald Trump as a unique and controversial President to place his election in a historical and systematic perspective. It offers an analysis of the 2016 presidential nominations...


Black Women, Work, and Welfare in the Age of Globalization

by Sherrow O. Pinder

Pinder explores how globalization has shaped, and continues to shape, the American economy, which impacts the welfare state in markedly new ways. In the United States, the transformation from a manufacturing...


Tradition v. Rationalism

by Eugene Callahan, Lee Trepanier, Ferenc Hörcher & Colin Cordner et al.

In the first half of the twentieth century, the rationalist tide had reached its high mark in the arts, politics, and work. But the Holocaust, the Gulag, and other failures have dimmed the popularity of rationalism....


Human Wrongs

by T. J. Coles

A devastating analysis of modern Britain. Britain is a forward-thinking, human-rights protecting beacon of democracy, right? Think again! Written in time for the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration...


Hontology

by Mark Payne

Jacques Derrida’s Specters of Marx has had an enormous influence on recent thought about the fate of human capabilities in late capitalism, especially in Europe. Hontology explores a road not taken in Specters...


The Animatic Apparatus

by Deborah Levitt

Unprecedented kinds of experience, and new modes of life, are now produced by simulations, from the CGI of Hollywood blockbusters to animal cloning to increasingly sophisticated military training software, while...


Israel’s Military Doctrine

by Ehud Eilam

Israel’s military doctrine was aimed at defeating powerful Arab militaries, mostly those of Egypt, Syria and Jordan. In the years 1948-1982 Israel and Arab states had a series of wars i.e. high intensity wars....


American Roma

by Melanie R. Covert

American Roma: A Modern Investigation of Lived Experiences and Media Portrayals explores the representation of American Roma from the nineteenth-century to today by examining portrayals in newsprint, television,...


Poverty and Power

by Edward Royce

Poverty and Power examines structural inequality in American society with a focus on the issue of poverty. The third edition features new material throughout, including discussions of the 2016 election and current...


The Chosen Ones

by Nikki Jones

How does one return to their community after a life peppered with drug charges, violent offenses, and trips to prison, all before adulthood? In The Chosen Ones, sociologist and feminist scholar Nikki Jones shares...


Women's Place in the Andes

by Florence E. Babb

In Women’s Place in the Andes Florence E. Babb draws on long-term anthropological research to reexamine the complex interworkings of gender, race, and indigeneity in Peru and beyond.  Interweaving five new...


Challenges for Humanitarian Intervention

by C. A. J. Coady, Ned Dobos & Sagar Sanyal

Ten new essays critique the practice armed humanitarian intervention, and the 'Responsibility to Protect' doctrine that advocates its use under certain circumstances. The contributors investigate the causes...


Security Entrepreneurs

by Alexandra Gheciu

Focusing on four East European polities-Bosnia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania—this book examines the dynamics and implications of processes of commercialization of security that have occurred following the...


Extralegal Groups in Post-Conflict Liberia

by Christine Cheng

In the aftermath of the Liberian civil war, groups of ex-combatants seized control of natural resource enclaves in the rubber, diamond, and timber sectors. With some of them threatening a return to war, these...


Theory of Strategy

by Colin S. Gray

This book provides a short and accessible introduction to the theory of strategy, examines the general theory of strategy in accordance with 23 key Principles and explains its nature, functions, and intended...


Demography: A Very Short Introduction

by Sarah Harper

The generation into which each person is born, the demographic composition of that cohort, and its relation to those born at the same time in other places influences not only a person's life chances, but also...


The Good Friday Agreement

by Siobhan Fenton

Twenty years after the Good Friday Agreement, although Northern Irish politics has avoided returning to the bloodshed of the Troubles, by every other metric it has objectively failed. The botched parliament...


New World Order

by William King

Within the pages of this informative and thought provoking book, the author includes a tremendous amount of valuable information. From occultism in Hollywood, secret societies, mind control, chemtrails, to an...


Taking the Rap

by Ann Hansen

“Ann Hansen’s memoir combines a riveting story with a brilliant exposé of the inner workings of the prison industrial complex. Charged with empathy, courage, and an anarchist passion for justice, Taking...


Mrs. Construed

by Natalie J Williams

Mrs. Construed is a story of the black woman and how she began her saga as being seen as a beautiful companion while sitting on her throne next to her husband, later only to be unfairly portrayed as undesirable...