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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...


Death to Tyrants!: Ancient Greek Democracy and the Struggle against Tyranny

by David Teegarden

Death to Tyrants! is the first comprehensive study of ancient Greek tyrant-killing legislation--laws that explicitly gave individuals incentives to "kill a tyrant." David Teegarden demonstrates that the ancient...


The New Democrats and the Return to Power

by Al From & Bill Clinton

After Barack Obama's solid win in the 2012 election, it's easy to forget that there was a time, not long ago, when the Democrats were shut out of power for over a decade. But Al From remembers. In 1984, he led...


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...