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Corporate Social Responsibility: The Role of Business in Sustainable Development

by Oliver F. Williams

Over the last 30 years, corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become a household term, reflecting a combination of factors that we have come to associate with that most catch-all of terms "globalization,"...


The Trial of Saddam Hussein

by Al-Ani Dr. Abdul-Haq

The trial of Saddam Hussein marks the first time since the UN was created that a head of state has been put on trial by an invading, occupying power. This book, by the UK coordinator of Saddam Hussein's defense...


The Quest for Cosmic Justice

by Thomas Sowell

This book is about the great moral issues underlying many of the headline-making political controversies of our times. It is not a comforting book but a book about disturbing and dangerous trends. The Quest...


Subverting the Leviathan: Reading Thomas Hobbes as a Radical Democrat

by James Martel

In Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes's landmark work on political philosophy, James Martel argues that although Hobbes pays lip service to the superior interpretive authority of the sovereign, he consistently subverts...


Democracy and the Political Unconscious

by Noelle McAfee

Political philosopher Noelle McAfee proposes a powerful new political theory for our post-9/11 world, in which an old pathology-the repetition compulsion-has manifested itself in a seemingly endless war on terror....


Blue Thunder: The Truth About Conservatives from Macdonald to Harper

by Bob Plamondon

An unparalleled portrait of the Conservative Party and each of its nineteen leaders, Blue Thunder rollicks through 141 years of Canadian Conservative leadership.

A sprawling, page-turning exposé, Blue Thunder...


An End to Poverty?: A Historical Debate

by Gareth Stedman Jones

In the 1790s, for the first time, reformers proposed bringing poverty to an end. Inspired by scientific progress, the promise of an international economy, and the revolutions in France and the United States,...


Building the New World: Work, Politics and Society in Caversham, 1880s1920s

by Erik Olssen

These essays are the result of a study of the Dunedin working-class suburb of Caversham. Olssen discusses a number of important theoretical issues the writing of history, the question of class, the role of gender,...


Historical Tales and National Identity: An introduction to narrative social psychology

by János László

Historical Tales and National Identity outlines a theory and a methodology which provide tools for better understanding the relation between the present psychological condition of a society and representations...


Memory and Trauma in International Relations: Theories, Cases and Debates

by Erica Resende & Dovile Budryte

This work seeks to provide a comprehensive and accessible survey of the international dimension of trauma and memory and its manifestations in various cultural contexts.

Drawing together contributions and case...


Women Navigating Globalization: Feminist Approaches to Development

by Jana Everett & Sue Ellen M. Charlton

This up-to-date text offers a clear and cogent introduction to women in development. Assessing the global structures and processes that impede or support the empowerment of women, Jana Everett and Sue Ellen...


Confucian Perfectionism: A Political Philosophy for Modern Times

by Joseph Chan

Since the very beginning, Confucianism has been troubled by a serious gap between its political ideals and the reality of societal circumstances. Contemporary Confucians must develop a viable method of governance...


The Great Zapruder Film Hoax: Deceit and Deception in the Death of JFK

by James H. Fetzer

The Zapruder film has been described as "the most significant amateur recording of a news event in history." The 27-second "home movie" of the Kennedy assassination is often claimed to be bedrock fact, against...


The Hebrew Republic: How Secular Democracy and Global Enterprise Will Bring Israel Peace At Last

by Bernard Avishai

Political economist Bernard Avishai has been writing and thinking about Israel since moving there to volunteer during the 1967 War. now he synthesizes his years of study and searching into a short, urgent polemic...


Judgment, Imagination, and Politics: Themes from Kant and Arendt

by Jennifer Nedelsky & Ronald Beiner

Judgment, Imagination, and Politics brings together for the first time leading essays on the nature of judgment. Drawing from themes in Kant's Critique of Judgment and Hannah Arendt's discussion of judgment...


Rethinking Refugees: Beyond State of Emergency

by Peter Nyers

First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Rethinking the Politics of Absurdity: Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Innocence: Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Inn

by Matthew H. Bowker

What does it mean to describe something or someone as absurd? Why did absurd philosophy and literature become so popular amidst the violent conflicts and terrors of the mid- to late-twentieth century? Is it...


History in Black: African-Americans in Search of an Ancient Past

by Yaacov Shavit

The development of Afrocentric historical writing is explored in this study which traces this recording of history from the Hellenistic-Roman period to the 19th century. Afrocentric writers are depicted as searching...


Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy: China, Russia, and the United States' Pursuit of Relevancy and Power

by Gregory O. Hall

Authority, Ascendancy, and Supremacy examines the American, Chinese, and Russian (Big 3) competition for power and influence in the Post-Cold War Era. With the ascension of regional powers such as India, Iran,...


Reconstructing Social Justice

by Lauretta Conklin Frederking

The rhetoric of social justice is commonplace but increasingly it means little more than a tag line or a punctuation point. Reconstructing Social Justice presents a new framework for social justice that will...