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Intellectuals and Race

by Thomas Sowell

Intellectuals and Race is a radical book in the original sense of one that goes to the root of the problem. The role of intellectuals in racial strife is explored in an international context that puts the American...


Damned If You Do: Dilemmas of Action in Literature and Popular Culture

by John M. Parrish, Margaret S. Hrezo & Paul Cantor

These essays showcase the value of the narrative arts in investigating complex conflicts of value in moral and political life, and explore the philosophical problem of moral dilemmas as expressed in ancient...


Spy Land Women Play Me Season Two

by Perry Ritthaler

The spy agency is Charlie's life however he is being challenged by Veronica for the big promotion to run the Spy Land agency. Charlie is the playboy stereo type James Bond with a beautiful girlfriend named Monique...


Demanding Democracy: American Radicals in Search of a New Politics

by Marc Stears

This is a major work of history and political theory that traces radical democratic thought in America across the twentieth century, seeking to recover ideas that could reenergize democratic activism today....


Understanding Institutional Diversity

by Elinor Ostrom

The analysis of how institutions are formed, how they operate and change, and how they influence behavior in society has become a major subject of inquiry in politics, sociology, and economics. A leader in applying...


The Price of Politics: Lessons from Kelo v. City of New London

by Kyle Scott

The Price of Politics examines the historical, political, and legal heritage of the U.S. Constitution's Bill of Rights to come to grips with modern political developments. Using a cross-disciplinary, multi-methods...


Postcolonialism and Political Theory

by Nalini Persram

Postcolonialism and Political Theory explores the intersection between the political and the postcolonial through an engagement with, critique of, and challenge to some of the prevalent, restrictive tenets and...


Strong Borders, Secure Nation: Cooperation and Conflict in China's Territorial Disputes

by M. Taylor Fravel

As China emerges as an international economic and military power, the world waits to see how the nation will assert itself globally. Yet, as M. Taylor Fravel shows in Strong Borders, Secure Nation, concerns...


Rational Ritual: Culture, Coordination, and Common Knowledge (New in Paperback)

by Michael Suk-Young Chwe

Why do Internet, financial service, and beer commercials dominate Super Bowl advertising? How do political ceremonies establish authority? Why does repetition characterize anthems and ritual speech? Why were...


Politics, Identity and Education in Central Asia: Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan

by P?nar Akçal? & Cennet Engin-Demir

Focusing on the areas of politics, identity and education, this book looks at some of the most pressing and challenging issues that Kyrgyzstan faces in the post-Soviet era. It argues that Kyrgyzstan is challenged...


The Normalization of War in Israeli Discourse, 1967 2008

by Dalia Gavriely-Nury

The Normalization of War in Israeli Discourse, 1967–2008, by Dalia Gavriely-Nuri, provides intensive research on various manifestations of the Israeli “war-normalizing discourse,” a set of linguistic,...


Iraq: A Political History

by Adeed Dawisha

With each day that passed after the 2003 invasion, the United States seemed to sink deeper in the treacherous quicksand of Iraq's social discord, floundering in the face of deep ethno-sectarian divisions that...


Gender and Social Capital

by Brenda O'Neill & Elisabeth Gidengil

The volume brings together a stellar group of contributors who examine the social capital thesis by means of four different approaches: theoretical, historical, comparative, and empirical. In the end, this book...


Republicanism: History, Theory, Practice

by Christian Nadeau & Daniel Weinstock

In this collection of writings, leading historians of political thought and political theorists provide an overview of traditional and contemporary republicanism. The first part of the book presents studies...


Immigration and Welfare: Challenging the Borders of the Welfare State

by Michael Bommes & Andrew Geddes

Immigration and Welfare avoids simplistic and unhelpful notions of the 'threat' of immigration to analyse the effects of immigration on national welfare states in an integrating Europe. It explores new migration...


New Regionalism in the Global Political Economy: Theories and Cases

by Shaun Breslin, Christopher W. Hughes & Nicola Phillips

Following the financial crisis at the end of the twentieth century, regionalisms in the global political economy have evolved in a number of ways. This informative book brings together the leading scholars in...


Citizenship and the Nation-State in Greece and Turkey

by Thalia Dragonas & Faruk Birtek

Citizenship and the Nation State in Greece and Turkey brings together papers on a transdisciplinary dialogue on nation formation in Greece and Turkey as successor states of the Ottoman Empire, and on aspects...


Women, Quotas and Politics

by Drude Dahlerup

This is the first world-wide, comparative study of the controversial new trends of gender quotas now emerging in global politics, presenting a comprehensive overview of changes in women's parliamentary representation...


The Flexible Constitution

by Sean Wilson

This is a new Wittgensteinian account of the American Constitution that provides a fresh perspective on how judges can follow a legal document written in flexible language. The book shows why originalism is...


The Post-Racial Society Is Here: Recognition, Critics and the Nation State

by Wilbur C. Rich

In a provocative and controversial analysis, Wilbur C. Rich's The Post-Racial Society is Here conclusively demonstrates that nation is in midst of a post-racial society. Yet many Americans are skeptical of this...