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Communicating with the World of Islam

by A. Ross Johnson & George P. Shultz

Drawing from lessons learned during the cold war broadcasting experience, Communicating with the World of Islam suggests the best ways to organize U.S. efforts to communicate with the Islamic world. It examines...


The New Deal & Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry

by Gordon Lloyd & David Davenport

Providing an often-overlooked historical perspective, Gordon Lloyd and David Davenport show how the New Deal of the 1930s established the framework for today’s U.S. domestic policy and the ongoing debate between...


Conversations with Tocqueville: The Global Democratic Revolution in the Twenty-first Century

by Sheldon Gellar, Aurelian Craiutu & Elinor Ostrom

In this book, the collected writers argue that Tocquevillian analytics can be used to understand developments in non-Western as well as Western societies and can be updated to address such issues as globalization,...


Between Eternities: On the Tradition of Political Philosophy

by Gregory B. Smith

Between Eternities deals with the future of the tradition of political philosophy. The author argues that this tradition can only progress after the postmodernist fragmentation of political philosophy has been...


Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa: Citizenship and Justice

by Freedom House

Freedom House has launched a new, comprehensive study titled Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa: Citizenship and Justice. The overarching goal of this survey is to facilitate and support national...


The Collapse of Liberalism: Why America Needs a New Left

by Charles Noble

In The Collapse of Liberalism, noted political scientist Charles Noble takes liberalism to task for not being radical enough-for what he sees as a long history of how liberalism has accommodated the very economic...


The Founders on God and Government

by Mark D. Hall, Daniel L. Dreisbach & Michael Novak

In The Founders on God and Government, Daniel L. Dreisbach, Mark David Hall, and Jeffry H. Morrison bring together noted scholars to explore the role religion played in the political thoughts and deeds of nine...


Forms of Justice: Critical Perspectives on David Miller's Political Philosophy

by Daniel A. Bell & Avner de-Shalit

A distinguished group of political philosophers takes Miller's theory as a starting point and debates whether justice takes one form or many. Drawing real world implications from theories of justice and examining...


Radical Cosmopolitics: The Ethics and Politics of Democratic Universalism

by James D. Ingram

While supporting the cosmopolitan pursuit of a world that respects all rights and interests, James D. Ingram believes political theorists have, in their approach to this project, compromised its egalitarian...


Spinoza for Our Time: Politics and Postmodernity

by Antonio Negri, William McCuaig & Rocco Gangle

Antonio Negri, a leading scholar on Baruch Spinoza (1632–1677) and his contemporary legacy, offers a straightforward explanation of the philosopher’s elaborate arguments and a persuasive case for his ongoing...


Mana Tangata: Politics of Empowerment

by Huia Tomlins-Jahnke & Malcolm Mulholland

This is a collection of papers by senior Maori academics who are experts and have considerable mana in their chosen fields. The ten contributing authors, who are academics at Massey University, discuss the Maori...


Transatlantic Politics and the Transformation of the International Monetary System

by Michelle Frasher

With original archival documents and interviews from the US and Europe, Michelle Frasher brings the reader into the negotiating room with American, German, and French officials as they confronted the collapse...


The Myth of America's Decline: Politics, Economics, and a Half Century of False Prophecies

by Josef Joffe

A provocative and contrarian work—filled with great lessons from history—that challenges the pervasive notion that America is on the decline. Once every decade, it is "decline time" in America. In recent...


King of the Mountain: The Nature of Political Leadership

by Arnold M. Ludwig

People may choose to ignore their animal heritage by interpreting their behavior as divinely inspired, socially purposeful, or even self-serving, all of which they attribute to being human, but they masticate,...


Rumors of War and Infernal Machines: Technomilitary Agenda-setting in American and British Speculative Fiction

by Charles E. Gannon

This provocative and unique work reveals the remarkably influential role of futuristic literature on contemporary political power in America. Tracing this phenomenon from its roots in Victorian Britain, Gannon...


Border Crossings: Toward a Comparative Political Theory

by Fred Dallmayr

Comparative political theory is at best an embryonic and marginalized endeavor. As practiced in most Western universities, the study of political theory generally involves a rehearsal of the canon of Western...


Iran: Between Tradition and Modernity

by Ramin Jahanbegloo

The Iranian Revolution represented to intellectuals and professionals the potential of spiritual values to triumph over the great power of economic imperialism. Yet out of this revolution has emerged an identity...


Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Power

by Xuetong Yan, Daniel A. Bell & Sun Zhe

The rise of China could be the most important political development of the twenty-first century. What will China look like in the future? What should it look like? And what will China's rise mean for the rest...


The Essence and Value of Democracy

by Hans Kelsen, Brian Graf & Nadia Urbinati

This book fills the void between what is and isn't known about Hans Kelsen's political philosophy, and the ways that philosophy has and will continue to shape political debates inherent to democracy in the future....


Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny (Issues of Our Time)

by Amartya Sen

"One of the few world intellectuals on whom we may rely to make sense out of our existential confusion."-Nadine GordimerIn this sweeping philosophical work, Amartya Sen proposes that the murderous violence that...