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Towards a Gay Communism

by Mario Mieli

First published in Italian in 1977, Mario Mieli's groundbreaking book is an early landmark of revolutionary queer theory - now available for the first time in a complete and unabridged English translation. *BR**BR*Among...


The Prime Ministers' Craft

by Patrick Weller

Prime ministers are presented as ever-more powerful figures; at the same time they seem to fail more regularly. How can the public image be so different from the apparent experience? This book seeks to answer...


Punch and Judy Politics

by Ayesha Hazarika & Tom Hamilton

Prime Minister’s Questions is the bear pit of British politics, a unique way of holding the powerful to account. While it is watched and admired around the world, it is often hated at home for bringing out...


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...


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....


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....


How Bernie Won

by Jeff Weaver

The brilliant manager of Bernie Sanders’s 2016 presidential campaign shows how Bernie took on the entire establishment and changed modern American politics for good.

When Jeff Weaver hopped in a car with Bernie...


Citizens of Nowhere

by Niccolò Milanese, Lorenzo Marsili, Tania Bruguera & Yanis Varoufakis

  • Authors are co-founders of European Alternatives and Marsil is also a co-ordinator for DiEM25 (co-founded by Yanis Varoufakis), which together have approximately 80,000 people signed up.

  • A radical political blueprint...

In the Name of Security – Secrecy, Surveillance and Journalism

by Johan Lidberg & Denis Muller

The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on 11 September 2001 saw the start of the so-called war on terror. The aim of ‘In the Name of Security – Secrecy, Surveillance and Journalism’...


Hamas Contained

by Tareq Baconi

Hamas rules Gaza and the lives of the two million Palestinians who live there. Demonized in media and policy debates, various accusations and critical assumptions have been used to justify extreme military action...


It’s Only Blood

by Anna Dahlqvist & Alice E. Olsson

Across the world, 2 billion people experience menstruation, yet menstruation is seen as a mark of shame. We are told not to discuss it in public, that tampons and sanitary pads should be hidden away, the blood...


Food Aid in Sudan

by Susanne Jaspars

  • Totally unique in examining the evolution and effects of food aid practices in one country over a period of more than 50 years.

  • Rich in empirical material - based on extensive interviews with all those involved...

Leapfrogging Inequality

by Rebecca Winthrop, Adam Barton & Eileen McGivney

Exemplary stories of innovation from around the world

Universal public education traditionally is seen as the one sure means to promote widespread economic and social advancement. But around the world, education...


Citizenship, Inequality, and Difference

by Frederick Cooper

A succinct and comprehensive history of the development of citizenship from the Roman Empire to the present day

Citizenship, Inequality, and Difference offers a concise and sweeping overview of citizenship's...


NGOs as Newsmakers

by Matthew Powers

As traditional news outlets’ international coverage has waned, several prominent nongovernmental organizations have taken on a growing number of seemingly journalistic functions. Groups such as Amnesty International,...


Psychology of a Superpower

by Christopher Fettweis

With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the United States emerged as the world’s sole superpower, which was the dawn of an international order known as unipolarity. The ramifications of imbalanced power extend...


California Greenin'

by David Vogel

Over the course of its 150-year history, California has successfully protected its scenic wilderness areas, restricted coastal oil drilling, regulated automobile emissions, preserved coastal access, improved...


Troubled Waters

by Mehran Kamrava

Troubled Waters looks at four dynamics in the Persian Gulf that have contributed to making the region one of the most volatile and tension-filled spots in the world. Mehran Kamrava identifies the four dynamics...


The Evils of Polygyny

by Rose McDermott, Kristen Renwick Monroe, B. J. Wray & Valerie Hudson et al.

Why do men act violently toward women?

What are the consequences of "normal violence," not only for women and children but also for the men who instigate it, and for the societies that sanction it?

The Evils...


Participation without Democracy

by Garry Rodan

Over the past quarter century new ideologies of participation and representation have proliferated across democratic and non-democratic regimes. In Participation without Democracy, Garry Rodan breaks new conceptual...