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Political Ideologies: An Introduction

by Vincent Geoghegan & Rick Wilford

Now in its fourth edition, Political Ideologies: An Introduction continues to be the best introductory textbook for students of political ideologies. Completely revised and updated throughout, this edition...


Gramsci, Materialism, and Philosophy

by Esteve Morera

Western critical theory, Marxism included, has largely been based on a view of historical materialism that Gramsci, among others, developed in his prison notebooks.  For many, Gramsci's philosophical reflections...


Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis

by Benjamin Kunkel

After the financial crash and the great recession, the media rediscovered Karl Marx, socialist theory, and the very idea that capitalism can be questioned.

But in spite of the publicity, the main paths...


The Republican Abdication of Freedom

by Thomas V. Vass

Since 2008, callers into the Rush Limbaugh radio program have been expressing a common despair about why the Republicans did not fight to protect individual freedoms from the socialist transformation of America,...


Equal Rights for All. Special Privileges for None. Re-Examining the Anti-Federalist Populist Heritage of Freedom

by Thomas E. Vass

About 55% of American citizens abhor the transformation of the society and government into a European socialist state but do not know what to do to restore freedom. A clue for what comes next can be gained by...


Fifty Major Political Thinkers

by Ian Adams & R.W. Dyson

Fifty Major Political Thinkers introduces the lives and ideas of some of the most influential figures in Western political thought, from ancient Greece to the present day. The entries provide a fascinating introduction...


Upheavals in the Middle East: The Theory and Practice of a Revolution

by Ronen A. Cohen

Upheavals in the Middle East: The Theory and Practice of a Revolution offers theoretical discussion of revolutionary events and applies the resulting framework to a number of case studies from the Middle East....


German Reparations and the Jewish World: A History of the Claims Conference

by Ronald W. Zweig

German Reparations and the Jewish World" has become a standard reference work since it was first published. Based extensively on archival sources, the author examines the difficult debate within the Jewish world...


Between Past and Future

by Sorin Antohi, Jacques Rupnik, István Rév & Timothy Garton Ash et al.

"The list of contributors is impressive withnot a single dull chapter...; the editors are to be congratulated for making available such a stimulating and timely, if not timeless, collection" - Slavic Review...


Jane Austen, Game Theorist

by Michael Suk-Young Chwe

Game theory—the study of how people make choices while interacting with others—is one of the most popular technical approaches in social science today. But as Michael Chwe reveals in his insightful new book,...


Palace Politics: How the Ruling Party Brought Crisis to Mexico

by Jonathan Schlefer

Bringing rare interviews and meticulous research to the cloaked world of Mexican politics in the mid-twentieth century, Palace Politics provides a captivating look at the authoritarian Mexican state-one of the...


Popular Tyranny: Sovereignty and Its Discontents in Ancient Greece

by Kathryn A. Morgan

The nature of authority and rulership was a central concern in ancient Greece, where the figure of the king or tyrant and the sovereignty associated with him remained a powerful focus of political and philosophical...


Political Recruitment across Two Centuries: Mexico, 1884-1991

by Roderic Ai Camp

During more than twenty years of field research, Roderic Ai Camp built a monumental database of biographical information on more than 3,000 leading national figures in Mexico. In this major contribution to Mexican...


Liberalism: A Counter-History

by Domenico Losurdo & Gregory Elliott

In this definitive historical investigation, Italian author and philosopher Domenico Losurdo argues that from the outset liberalism, as a philosophical position and ideology, has been bound up with the most...


The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East

by Walid Phares

After the 9/11 Commission concluded in 2004 that the U.S. was engaged in a war with terrorists and never realized it, they reasoned that “a failure of imagination” had prevented us from seeing terrorism...


Story of a Death Foretold: The Coup Against Salvador Allende, September 11, 1973

by Oscar Guardiola-Rivera

On the fortieth anniversary of revolution and rebellion in Chile, a searching history of the rise and fall of the world's first and only democratically elected Marxist president.

On September 11, 1973, President...


Election Year 1968: The Turning Point

by Dennis D. Wainstock

Election year 1968 revisited and analyzed.

The candidates were Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, George Wallace.

Riots in Chicago streets.


Disassembly Required: A Field Guide to Actually Existing Capitalism

by Geoff Mann

From money and markets to the subprime crisis, this anti-capitalist pocket guide explains capitalism and its crises, and suggests alternatives.


Independence without Freedom: Iran's Foreign Policy

by R. K. Ramazani

Ruhi Ramazani is widely considered the dean of Iranian foreign policy study, having spent the past sixty years studying and writing about the country's international relations. In Independence without Freedom,...


A History of Medieval Political Thought: 300 1450

by Joseph Canning

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.