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Dying to Live: A Story of U.S. Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid

by Joseph Nevins & Mizue Aizeki

The real story--and human price--of US/Mexico border enforcement.


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...


Our Scandalous Senate

by J. Patrick Boyer

Rocked by extremely public scandals at the highest levels of power, the Canadian Senate is an institution on the defensive. As the upper chamber starts to look more and more like a comfortable private club for...


Chomsky and Dershowitz: On Endless War and the End of Civil Liberties

by Howard Friel

Through the lens of a careful assessment of the political views of MIT’s Noam Chomsky and Harvard’s Alan Dershowitz—the two protagonists of a Cambridge-based feud over the past forty years—author Howard...


My Week*: *According to Hugo Rifkind: The Secret Diary of Almost Everyone

by Hugo Rifkind

In 2006, as the gossip columnist for The Times, Hugo Rifkind realised it would be much easier to do his job if he could make all the stories up. So he did. For years now, Rifkind’s hilarious ‘My Week’ column...


Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny (Issues of Our Time)

by Amartya Sen

"One of the few world intellectuals on whom we may rely to make sense out of our existential confusion."-Nadine GordimerIn this sweeping philosophical work, Amartya Sen proposes that the murderous violence that...


History's Greatest Speeches

by James Daley

This anthology presents approximately 20 of the world's most influential public orations, including stirring addresses by Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Patrick Henry, and many other famous leaders.


The International Monetary System: Where Are We and Where Do We Need to Go?

by Rakesh Mohan & Michael Debabrata Patra

The North Atlantic financial crisis of 2008-2009 has spurred renewed interest in reforming the international monetary system, which has been malfunctioning in many aspects. Large and volatile capital flows have...


Arab Spring and Arab Women

by Muhamad Olimat

This volume examines the role of Arab women in Arab Spring and their contribution to the ongoing process of change sweeping the region. The book begins with an examination of the process of democratization and...


Non State Actors in the Middle East: Factors for Peace and Democracy

by Galia Golan & Walid Salem

As the recent revolutions in the Middle East have demonstrated, civil society in this part of the world is on the move. The increasingly important role of non-state actors - a phenomenon of globalization- has...


Africa and the Responsibility to Protect: Article 4(h) of the African Union Constitutive ACT

by Dan Kuwali & Frans Viljoen

Situations of serious or massive violations of human rights are no longer purely of domestic concern, and sovereignty can no longer be an absolute shield for repressive governments in such circumstances. Based...


Vulnerabilities, Care and Family Law

by Julie Wallbank & Jonathan Herring

While in the past family life was characterised as a "haven from the harsh realities of life", it is now recognised as a site of vulnerabilities and a place where care work can go unacknowledged and be a source...


Discourses of Environmental Law and the Conceptualisation of Climate Change: Ruling Nature

by Gary Wickham & Jo-Ann Goodie

The environment has not always been protected by law. It was not until the middle of the 20th century that 'the environment' came to be understood as an entity in need of special care, and the law-politics duo...


Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics

by Martin Griffiths

The study of international relations has changed rapidly in recent years. Firstly as a consequence of major political and economic change - the end of the cold war and the fall of communism, the resurgence...


Risk and Securitization in Japan: 1945-60

by Piers R. Williamson

Since the early 1990s, there has been an emphasis in international relations theory on the shift from a Cold War rationality of  'threat', to a post-Cold War rationality of 'risk'. However, in Risk and Securitization...


Contentious Agency and Natural Resource Politics

by Markus Kröger

The looming depletion of non-renewable resources has increased the global land grab in the past decade. So far however, the question of how and when people can influence economic outcomes has received little...


The Theory and Practice of Counter-Insurgency: Warrior-Scholarship in Counter-Insurgency

by Andrew Mumford & Bruno C Reis

This book offers an analysis of key individuals who have contributed to both the theory and the practice of counterinsurgency (COIN).

Insurgencies have become the dominant form of armed conflict around the world...


Social Networks and Public Support for the European Union

by Elizabeth Radziszewski

Although political conversations on European integration are common, they are not part of existing explanations for attitude formation on the EU. This book examines the impact of social interactions, specifically...


Village Housing in the Tropics: With Special Reference to West Africa

by Jane Drew, Maxwell Fry & Harry L Ford

Tropical Architecture, although now a highly contested and debated term, is the name given to European modern architecture that has been modified to suit the climatic and sometimes cultural context of hot countries....


Corporate Social Responsibility: The Role of Business in Sustainable Development

by Oliver F. Williams

Over the last 30 years, corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become a household term, reflecting a combination of factors that we have come to associate with that most catch-all of terms "globalization,"...