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Political Jurisprudence

by Martin Loughlin

Political jurisprudence is the branch of jurisprudence that treats law as an aspect of human experience called 'the political'. This is an approach that many contemporary jurists, those whose work presupposes...

Religion and Modernity

by Detlef Pollack & Gergely Rosta

This is not a book that provides a new integrated theory of religious change in modern societies, but rather one that develops theoretical elements that contribute to the understanding of some contemporary religious...

The Politics of Drug Violence

by Angelica Duran-Martinez

Over the last few decades, drug trafficking organizations in Latin America became infamous for their shocking public crimes, from narcoterrorist assaults on the Colombian political system in the 1980s to the...

Kuxlejal Politics: Indigenous Autonomy, Race, and Decolonizing Research in Zapatista Communities

by Mariana Mora

Over the past two decades, Zapatista indigenous community members have asserted their autonomy and self-determination by using everyday practices as part of their struggle for lekil kuxlejal, a dignified collective...

Girl Scouts: A Celebration of 100 Trailblazing Years

by Girl Scouts of the USA & Betty Christiansen

To commemorate its 100th anniversary, Girl Scouts of the USA is launching a yearlong celebration that kicks off with this special look at its history. The organization has culled iconic photographs, documents,...

The Oxford Handbook of Workplace Discrimination

by Adrienne J. Colella & Eden B. King

Increasing workplace diversity has given rise to growing intergroup challenges that persistently manifest in discrimination. An emerging science in psychology, sociology, and management has yielded useful evidence...

Critical theory and feeling

by Simon Mussell

This book offers a unique and timely reading of the early Frankfurt School in response to the recent 'affective turn' within the arts and humanities. Resisting the overly rationalist tendencies of political...

Empire in the Air: Airline Travel and the African Diaspora

by Chandra D. Bhimull

Examines the role that race played in the inception of the airline industry Empire in the Air is at once a history of aviation, and an examination of how air travel changed lives along the transatlantic corridor...

The Closing of the Liberal Mind: How Groupthink and Intolerance Define the Left

by Kim R. Holmes

A former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State and currently Acting Senior Vice President for Research at The Heritage Foundation, Kim R. Holmes surveys the state of liberalism in America today and finds that it...

Airline Transport Pilot Oral Exam Guide

by Michael D. Hayes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires oral as well as written exams for pilot certification and flight review, and this guide teaches applicants not only what to expect on the test, but also how...

Commercial Pilot Oral Exam Guide

by Michael D. Hayes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administers oral as well as written exams for pilot certification and flight review. These exam guides teach applicants not only what to expect, but also how to exhibit...

The Indonesian Way

by Jürgen Rüland

On December 31, 2015, the ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ushered in a new era with the founding of the ASEAN Community (AC). The culmination of 12 years of intensive preparation, the...

Silencing the Bomb

by Lynn R. Sykes

In December 2016, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists moved their iconic "Doomsday Clock" thirty seconds forward to two and a half minutes to midnight, the latest it has been set since 1952, the year of the first...


by Gian Paolo Prandstraller

Absolute does not exist. Nothing is everlasting, stable, final. Everything is transient, relative and surmountable. Contemporary man needs to understand that such is the reality surrounding him and that he must...

Wellbeing, Freedom and Social Justice

by Ingrid Robeyns

How do we evaluate ambiguous concepts such as wellbeing, freedom, and social justice? How do we develop policies that offer everyone the best chance to achieve what they want from life? The capability approach,...

This Realm of New Zealand: The Sovereign, the Governor-General, the Crown

by Janet McLean & Alison Quentin-Baxter

New Zealand is a democratic constitutional monarchy, one of Queen Elizabeth II's sixteen realms. This book provides a comprehensive account of how the Queen, the Governor-General and the Crown interact with...

A Theology for the Social Gospel

by Walter Rauschenbusch

In April, 1917, I had the honour of delivering four lectures on the Nathaniel W. Taylor Foundation before the Annual Convocation of the Yale School of Religion. These lectures are herewith presented in elaborated...

Race, Nation, and Empire in American History

by James T. Campbell, Matthew Pratt Guterl & Robert G. Lee

While public debates over America's current foreign policy often treat American empire as a new phenomenon, this lively collection of essays offers a pointed reminder that visions of national and imperial greatness...

Postmortem Report

by Tomislav Sunic & Kevin B. MacDonald

Along with his other published works, Tomislav Sunic is steadily turning his attention to a wide variety of topics affecting Europe’s cultural and political heritage, including such sacred and less sacred...

After the Cradle Falls

by Melissa Jonson-Reid & Brett Drake

There may be no other social problem so common, yet so little understood by the general public, as child abuse and neglect. This book is intended to help remedy that situation. After the Cradle Falls integrates...