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Ontology and World Politics: Void Universalism I

by Sergei Prozorov

Together these two companion volumes develop an innovative theory of world politics, grounded in the reinterpretation of the concepts of 'world' and 'politics' from an ontological perspective.

 Ontology and...


Democratization and Ethnic Minorities: Conflict or compromise?

by Jacques Bertrand & Oded Haklai

Many new democracies are characterized by majority dominance and ethnocentrism. Varying paths or transitions toward democracy create very different outcomes for how ethnic identities, communities and politics...


Globalization, Difference, and Human Security

by Mustapha Kamal Pasha

Globalization, Difference, and Human Security seeks to advance critical human security studies by re-framing the concept of human security in terms of the thematic of difference. Drawing together a wide range...


The Political Philosophies of Antonio Gramsci and B. R. Ambedkar: Itineraries of Dalits and Subalterns

by Cosimo Zene

Bridging two generations of scholarship on social inequality and modern political forms, this book examines the political philosophies of inclusion of subalterns/Dalits in Gramsci and Ambedkar's political philosophies....


The BRICs and Emerging Economies in Comparative Perspective: Political Economy, Liberalisation and Institutional Change

by Uwe Becker

In the past ten to twenty years the global political economy picture has dramatically changed with the emergence of the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and, notably, China (BRICs) as big players and competitors...


The Politics of Regulatory Reform

by Stuart Shapiro & Debra Borie-Holtz

Regulation has become a front-page topic recently, often referenced by politicians in conjunction with the current state of the U.S. economy. Yet despite regulation's increased presence in current politics and...


Human Rights and Development in the new Millennium: Towards a Theory of Change

by Paul Gready & Wouter Vandenhole

In recent years human rights have assumed a central position in the discourse surrounding international development, while human rights agencies have begun to more systematically address economic and social...


New Directions in Interest Group Politics

by Matt Grossmann

Reflecting cutting edge scholarship but written for undergraduates, New Directions in Interest Group Politics will help students think critically about influence in the American political system. There is no...


The Right Path: From Ike to Reagan, How Republicans Once Mastered Politics--And Can Again

by Joe Scarborough

Joe Scarborough—former Republican congressman and the always insightful host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe—takes a nuanced and surprising look at the unexpected rise and self-inflicted fall of the Republican...


Double Down: Game Change 2012

by Mark Halperin & John Heilemann

Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times:

"Those hungry for political news will read Double Down for the scooplets and insidery glimpses it serves up about the two campaigns, and the clues it offers about the...


The Human Rights Manifesto

by Julie Wark

Universal human rights are intrinsically radical in espousing liberty, equality and fraternity for every single person. We must claim them.


Buried in the Sands of the Ogaden: The United States, the Horn of Africa, and the Demise of Detente

by Louise P. Woodroofe

When the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) between the Soviet Union and United States faltered during the administration of Jimmy Carter, National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski claimed that "SALT...


The War Room: Political Strategies for Business, NGOs, and Anyone Who Wants to Win

by Warren Kinsella

Using personal anecdotes, practical wisdom, historical examples, and humour, Kinsella reveals what it takes to survive challenges not just in politics but in any kind of business.


Arms for Uncertainty: Nuclear Weapons in US and Russian Security Policy

by Stephen J. Cimbala

Nuclear weapons are here to stay. They have survived into the twenty-first century as instruments of influence for the US, Russia, and other major military powers. But, unlike the Cold War era, future nuclear...


China's New Diplomacy: Rationale, Strategies and Significance

by Zhiqun Zhu

In the first edition (2010), Zhiqun Zhu examined the rationale and strategies of China’s new multi-directional diplomacy since the early 1990s and assessed its impact on international political economy as...


Energy Efficiency: The Definitive Guide to the Cheapest, Cleanest, Fastest Source of Energy

by Steven Fawkes

Energy risk has reappeared on the corporate and social agenda with a bang and the complexity of the issues has increased many-fold since the days of the last great wave of concern following the oil crises of...


Lord Robert Cecil: Politician and Internationalist

by Gaynor Johnson

Lawyer, politician, diplomat and leading architect of the League of Nations; Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, was one of Britain's most significant statesmen of the twentieth century. His views...


From Northern Ireland to Afghanistan: British Military Intelligence Operations, Ethics and Human Rights

by Jon Moran

Moran concentrates on three aims: to provide an overview of British military intelligence operations in the last 30 years which concentrates on operational not strategic intelligence; to examine the debates...


Experimental Politics and the Making of Worlds

by Anja Kanngieser

Creative strategies have been central to global social movements. From the theatrics of the 1999 Seattle protests, to the rebel clowns at the 2005 G8 summit in Gleneagles and the antics of the Yes Men, the crossovers...


Who Votes Now?: Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States

by Jan E. Leighley & Jonathan Nagler

Who Votes Now? compares the demographic characteristics and political views of voters and nonvoters in American presidential elections since 1972 and examines how electoral reforms and the choices offered by...