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International Politics and Performance: Critical Aesthetics and Creative Practice

by Jenny Edkins & Adrian Kear

Exploring a wide range of issues including rioting, youth-driven protests, border security practices and the significance of cultural awarness in war, this text provides an accessible and cutting edge survey...


Psychoanalytic Reflections on Politics: Fatherlands in Mothers' Hands: Fatherlands in Mothers' Hands

by Eszter Salgó

This book presents a new way of considering politics showing how people's desires fantasies and emotions shape political events and social phenomena.


Inventive Politicians and Ethnic Ascent in American Politics: The Uphill Elections of Italians and Mexicans to the U.S. Congress

by Miriam Jiménez

This innovative book investigates the process through which ethnic minorities penetrate into higher echelons of political power: specifically, how they succeed in getting elected to the U.S. Congress. Analysts...


Political Economy from Below: Economic Thought in Communitarian Anarchism, 1840-1914

by Rob Knowles

Communitarian anarchism is a generic form of socialism that denies the need for a state or any other authority over the individual from above, and which requires absolute belief that the individual cannot exist...


Thoreau's Nature: Ethics, Politics, and the Wild

by Jane Bennett

Thoreau's Nature: Ethics, Politics, and the Wild explores how Thoreau crafted a life open to 'the Wild,' a term that marks the startling element of foreignness in every object of experience, however familiar....


National Identities and Socio-Political Changes in Latin America

by Antonio Gomez-Moriana & Mercedes Duran-Cogan

This study frames the social dynamics of Latin American in terms of two types of cultural momentum: foundational momentum and the momentum of global order in contemporary Latin America.


Buthelezi: A Biography

by Ben Temkin

The biography of the heir to a chieftainship and to the hereditary premiership of the Zulu people.


The Age Of Globalization: Anarchists And The Anticolonial Imagination

by Benedict Anderson

History is forged through the travel of ideas across continents—as well as by bombs. The Age of Globalization is an account of the unlikely connections that made up late nineteenth-century politics and culture,...


The Progressive Revolution: Liberal Fascism through the Ages, Vol. I: 2007-08 Writings

by Ellis Washington

These volumes chronicle both the historical significance and political deconstruction that the Progressive Age has continuously perpetrated against society, even to this day. These collected essays, articles,...


Explorations in African Political Thought: Identity, Community, Ethics

by Teodros Kiros

This rich collection brings together many of the leading authorities on African political philosophy to present a variety of perspectives on this rapidly growing field. They seek to show that African philosophy...


Role Theory and the Cognitive Architecture of British Appeasement Decisions: Symbolic and Strategic Interaction in World Politics

by Stephen G. Walker

Appeasement is a controversial strategy of conflict management and resolution in world politics. Its reputation is sullied by foreign policy failures ending in war or defeat in which the appeasing state suffers...


The Betrayal of Liberalism: How the Disciples of Freedom and Equality Helped Foster the Illiberal Politics of Coercion and Control

by Hilton Kramer & Roger Kimball

In this incisive collection of essays which appeared originally in The New Criterion, ten distinguished critics and observers examine the origins and prospects of liberalism, from its roots in thinkers such...


Rules in the Making: A Statistical Analysis of Regulatory Agency Behavior

by Wesley Magat, Alan J. Krupnick & Winston Harrington

Rules in the Making represents an attempt to revolutionize ways of thinking about regulatory decision-making. The book tries to show that statistical methodologies can be used to determine what factors are important...


Compliance & Public Authority: A Theory with International Applications

by Oran R. Young

Offers a theory of compliance and authority that wouild be applicable to behavior concerning economic contracts, law, enforcement, and international relations. It examiones the problem of compliance in centralized...


Untangling Heroism: Classical Philosophy and the Concept of the Hero: Classical Philosophy and the Concept of the Hero

by Ari Kohen

The idea of heroism has become thoroughly muddled today. In contemporary society, any behavior that seems distinctly difficult or unusually impressive is classified as heroic: everyone from firefighters to foster...


Visual Politics and North Korea: Seeing Is Believing

by David Shim

In the realm of international relations, there are seemingly few states like North Korea. Whether it is the country's human rights situation, its precarious everyday life or its so-called foreign policy of coercion...


Politics of Violence: Militancy, International Politics, Killing in the Name

by Charlotte Heath-Kelly

Critical thinkers like Foucault, Benjamin, Derrida and Žižek have long challenged the liberal separation of violence and politics by highlighting the implicit violence within political and economic structures....


1989 as a Political World Event: Democracy, Europe and the New International System in the Age of Globalization

by Jacques Rupnik

This book is not about the events of 1989, but about 1989 as a world event. Starting with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet bloc it examines the historical significance and the world...


Francis Bacon's New Atlantis in the Foundation of Modern Political Thought

by Kimberly Hurd Hale

The relationship between technology, philosophy, and politics is both contentious and vital to our understanding of human nature and the ways human beings interact with one another in society; Francis Bacon...


Political Polling: Strategic Information in Campaigns

by Jeffrey M. Stonecash

Professor Stonecash combines his twenty years of polling experience with academic theory to show how and why polling is done and how information can be used to help win elections.