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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...


American Constitutional Law, Volume I: The Structure of Government

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.


National Regeneration in Vichy France: Ideas and Policies, 1930-1944

by Debbie Lackerstein

This is the first study of the National Revolution as the expression of Vichy's ideology and aims. It reveals the variety and complexity of both right wing and other strands of French thought in the context...


The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made

by Philip Bobbitt

The Prince, a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli is widely regarded as the single most influential book on politics—and in particular on the the politics...


Pierre Bourdieu: The Last Musketeer of the French Revolution

by Gad Yair

This book provides an innovative cultural analysis of Pierre Bourdieu's oeuvre. Surpassing prior introductory presentations and critical discussions of his work, the book keenly exposes Bourdieu's overarching...


Sovereignty: History and Theory

by Raia Prokhovnik

This innovative research monograph on sovereignty argues that the historical examination of the concept and the conceptual analysis of sovereignty are interdependent. The book engages with and makes a significant...


Social Contract Theory in American Jurisprudence: Too Much Liberty and Too Much Authority

by Thomas R. Pope

Despite decades of attempts and the best intentions of its members, the United States Supreme Court has failed to develop a coherent jurisprudence regarding the state's proper relationship to the individual....


International Politics of the Arctic: Coming in from the Cold

by Peter Hough

This book offers a wide-ranging account of the emerging issues of international politics in the Artic, and the emerging Geopolitical debates that surround the region.

In this thorough but accessible book covering...


Silent Revolution

by Barry Rubin

Over the past fifty years, a silent revolution has allowed the radical left to seize power to an extent unthinkable only a decade ago. Stranger still, no one has noticed.

Throughout the twentieth century, leftists...


Confronting Omnicide: Jewish Reflections on Weapons Mass Destruction

by Daniel Landes

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A Political Companion to John Steinbeck

by Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh & Simon Stow

Though he was a recipient of both the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for Literature, American novelist John Steinbeck (1902--1968) has frequently been censored. Even in the twenty-first century, nearly ninety...


Interpretive Approaches to Global Climate Governance: (De)Constructing the Greenhouse

by Chris Methmann, Delf Rothe & Benjamin Stephan

Global climate change is perceived to be one of the biggest challenges for international politics in the 21st century. This work seeks to fuse a global governance perspective together with different interpretive...


Dostoevsky's Political Thought

by Lee Trepanier, Richard Avramenko & Ethan Alexander-Davey

Dostoevsky’s Political Thought explores Dostoevsky as a political thinker from his religious and philosophical foundation to nineteenth-century European politics and how themes that he had examined are still...


The Modern State

by R. M. Maciver

A fascinating study of the modern state as a collection of associations and a tool that has to be given power by the people but musty follow checks and balances put in place. A relevant text when written and...


Matter and Form: From Natural Science to Political Philosophy

by Ann Ward, Coleen Zoller & Douglas Al-Maini

Matter and Form explores the relationship between natural science and political philosophy from the classical to contemporary eras, taking an interdisciplinary approach to the philosophic understanding of the...