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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...


The Body Politic: Foundings, Citizenship, and Difference in the American Political Imagination

by Catherine A. Holland

This work advances an original thesis that challenges the dominant schools of thought concerning the liberal tradition in the US.


Aristotle

by John B. Morrall

First published in 1977 this volume is the only account published in English in the 20th century to be exclusively devoted to an interpretation of Aristotle's political thought (as distinct from commentaries,...


John Locke

by Geraint Parry

From earliest times Locke's writings have been the subject of controversy. An intellectual caught up in the politics of late 17th century England, his writings on politics reveal a man attempting to combine...


Hegel

by Raymond Plant

First published in 1973 this volume demonstrates the interconnection between Hegel's political and metaphysical writings. This book provides a point of entry into Hegel's system of ideas. Condemned unread, and...


Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

by Franz Neumann, Herbert Marcuse & Otto Kirchheimer

During the Second World War, three prominent members of the Frankfurt School--Franz Neumann, Herbert Marcuse, and Otto Kirchheimer--worked as intelligence analysts for the Office of Strategic Services, the wartime...


Papua New Guinea: Initiation and Independence

by Don Woolford

First published in 1976, Papua New Guinea was the first book to interpret the key events that led to the nation’s independence in 1975. In the book, journalist Don Woolford, a correspondent for the Australian...


Being Arab

by Samir Kassir, Will Hobson & Robert Fisk

In the years before his assassination in 2005, Samir Kassir became one of Lebanon’s foremost public intellectuals, a fearless critic of tyranny and an inspiring advocate of democracy. In Being Arab, his last...


Losing Control?: Sovereignty in the Age of Globalization

by Saskia Sassen

The past decade has seen great changes in the way business is transacted across national borders. Because of unprecedented advances in telecommunication and computer networks, money is transferred in electronic...


Medieval Political Ideas (Routledge Revivals): Volume I

by Ewart Lewis

First published in 1954, this book explores the political ideas of the Middle Ages. It covers the period from the investiture struggle to the end of the fifteenth century and provides comprehensive readings...


For Anarchism

by David Goodway

This collection discusses both the history and theory of anarchism and in particular examines italian anarchism, the relationship between Marxism and anarchism, the influence of Kropotkin, new social movements...


Medieval Political Ideas (Routledge Revivals): Volume II

by Ewart Lewis

First published in 1954, this book explores the political ideas of the Middle Ages. It covers the period from the investiture struggle to the end of the fifteenth century and provides comprehensive readings...


Global Institutions of Religion: Ancient Movers, Modern Shakers

by Katherine Marshall

This work fills a significant gap in the current literature by providing a concise introduction to religious institutions and an insightful analysis of their role in world affairs.

Focusing on formal institutions...


Perspectives, Insights, & Priorities: 17 Leaders Speak Freely of Librarianship

by Norman Horrocks

This collection brings together some of the premier minds of library and information science in North America to reflect on where the field has been, where it is now, and most importantly, where it is going...


American Constitutional Law, Volume II: The Bill of Rights and Subsequent Amendments

by Ralph A. Rossum & G. Alan Tarr

A comprehensive core textbook and casebook that emphasizes precedent setting cases and alternative constitutional positions for courses in constitutional law and civil liberties.


Enlightenment and Secularism: Essays on the Mobilization of Reason

by Christopher Nadon, Jeremy D. Bailey & Allan Arkush

Enlightenment and Secularism is a collection of twenty eight essays that seek to understand the connection between the European Enlightenment and the emergence of secular societies, as well as the character...


Race and the Politics of the Exception: Equality, Sovereignty, and American Democracy: Equality, Sovereignty, and American Democracy

by Utz McKnight

The traditional assumption today about race is that it is not political; that it has no political content and is a matter of individual beliefs and attitudes. In Race and the Politics of the Exception, Utz McKnight...


Rousseau and the Paradox of Alienation

by Sally Howard Campbell

This book examines the concept of human alienation as it is depicted in the writings of Rousseau, who considered life in civil society to be antithetical to man’s true, solitary nature. A complete understanding...


The British Political Elite and the Soviet Union

by Louise Grace Shaw

Private papers, diaries and government and Foreign Office records are used within this book to produce an analysis of the attitudes of the British political elite towards the Soviet Union, assessing the influence...


Global Governmentality: Governing International Spaces

by Wendy Larner & William Walters

Foucault's thoughts on governmentality have made a significant impact on the studies of power and governance in modern societies. However, most studies of governmentality confine themselves to the exploration...