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Piety, Politics, and Pluralism: Religion, the Courts, and the 2000 Election

by Mary C. Segers, Bette Novitt Evans & George E. Garvey

Piety, Politics, and Pluralism skillfully confronts the question: Is liberal democracy hostile to religion or is it compatible with the rights of believers? Prominent scholars analyze the controversy about religious...


Early Modern Skepticism and the Origins of Toleration

by Alan Levine

This collection of original essays by the nation's leading political theorists examines the origins of modernity and considers the question of tolerance as a product of early modern religious skepticism. Rather...


Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change

by Edmund S. Phelps

In this book, Nobel Prize-winning economist Edmund Phelps draws on a lifetime of thinking to make a sweeping new argument about what makes nations prosper--and why the sources of that prosperity are under threat...


Little Rock: Race and Resistance at Central High School

by Karen Anderson

The desegregation crisis in Little Rock is a landmark of American history: on September 4, 1957, after the Supreme Court struck down racial segregation in public schools, Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus called...


Rebuilding the Ark: New Perspectives on Endangered Species Act Reform

by Jonathan Adler, Jonathan H. Adler & Jamison E. Colburn

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) may be the most powerful environmental law in the United States. Enacted in 1973, the ESA prohibits any actions that may cause harm to endangered plants and animals or the ecosystems...


Classics of International Relations: Essays in Criticism and Appreciation

by Henrik Bliddal, Casper Sylvest & Peter Wilson

Classics of International Relations introduces, contextualises and assesses 24 of the most important works on international relations of the last 100 years. Providing an indispensable guide for all students...


War, Identity and the Liberal State: Everyday Experiences of the Geopolitical in the Armed Forces

by Victoria Basham

This book critically examines the significance of gender, race and sexuality to wars waged by liberal states. Drawing on original field-research with British soldiers, it offers insights into how their everyday...


Abuse Your Illusions: The Disinformation Guide to Media Mirages and Establishment Lies

by Russ Kick & Richard Metzger

The third of Russ Kick’s bestselling Disinformation Guides gathers another all-star line-up of exposés:

  • Juries have ruled in recent trials that Watergate was really about a Democratic Party prostitution ring....


Deductive Irrationality: A Commonsense Critique of Economic Rationalism

by David Kehl, Stephen McCarthy & James E. Alvey

Deductive Irrationality examines and critiques economic rationalism by assessing the work of influential political philosophers and economic theorists such as Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Adam Smith, Friedrich...


Modernism at the Barricades: aesthetics, Politics, Utopia

by Stephen Eric Bronner

Stephen Eric Bronner revisits the modernist project’s groundbreaking innovations, its experimental imagination, and its utopian politics. Reading the artistic and intellectual achievements of the movement’s...


Coalitions across Borders: Transnational Protest and the Neoliberal Order

by Joe Bandy, Jackie Smith & Charles Tilly

Coalitions across Borders shows how social movements have cooperated and conflicted as they work to develop a transnational civil society in response to perceived threats of neoliberalism-free trade, privatization,...


Alexandre Kojeve: Wisdom at the End of History

by James H. Nichols

Nichols examines the major writings of Alexandre Koj_ve, and clarifies the character and brings to light the importance of his political philosophy. This is an essential assessment of Koj_ve which considers...


Roads to Reconciliation

by Elin Skaar, Siri Gloppen & Astri Suhrke

The past two decades have witnessed the end of several civil wars and authoritarian regimes. The global media brings the height of the conflicts to an international audience, but as the wars end and tensions...


Democracy as Popular Sovereignty

by Filimon Peonidis

This book is about the structure and the basic political institutions of a democratic polity in which the citizens would rule as equally valuable and fully participating members of a self-governing collectivity....


Postcolonial Encounters in International Relations: The Politics of Transgression in the Maghreb

by Alina Sajed

Postcolonial Encounters in International Relations examines the social and cultural aspects of the political violence that underpinned the French colonial project in the Maghreb, and the multi-layered postcolonial...


Divergent Paths: Hegel in Marxism and Engelsism

by Norman Levine

Divergent Paths is the first in a series of three volumes that explores the historiography of the relationship between Hegel and Marx; it sets the terms of the relationship between Marx and Engels, and explores...


Colonial Constitutionalism: The Tyranny of United States' Offshore Territorial Policy and Relations

by Robert E., Jr. Statham

This book's focused case studies analyze each of America's quasi-colonies, revealing how the perpetuation of a this 'imperialist' strategy has rendered the inhabitants second class citizens.


Water Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security

by Frank R. Spellman

This thoughtful book provides a much-needed look at the vulnerabilities and security of our nation's water sources. Written as a result of 9/11 and in response to the critical needs of water/wastewater plant...


A Political Companion to Saul Bellow

by Gloria L. Cronin & Lee Trepanier

Saul Bellow is one of the twentieth century's most influential, respected, and honored writers. His novels The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, and Mr. Sammler's Planet won the National Book Award, and Humboldt's...


What Causes War?: An Introduction to Theories of International Conflict

by Greg Cashman

Now in a thoroughly revised and updated edition, this classic text presents a comprehensive survey of the many alternative theories that attempt to explain the causes of interstate war. For each theory, Greg...