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EU Foreign Policy through the Lens of Discourse Analysis: Making Sense of Diversity

by Caterina Carta & Jean-Frédéric Morin

Leading scholars in discourse analysis and European foreign policy join forces in this book, marking a real breakthrough in the literature. Not only do they offer original perspectives on European foreign policy,...


Discourse, Dictators and Democrats: Russia's Place in a Global Process

by Richard D. Anderson Jr

Many people take the trouble to vote even though each voter's prospect of deciding the election is nearly nil. Russians vote even when pervasive electoral fraud virtually eliminates even that slim chance. Could...


Reimagining Social Movements: From Collectives to Individuals

by Antimo L. Farro & Henri Lustiger-Thaler

The social scientific study of social movements remains largely shaped by categories, concepts and debates that emerged in North Atlantic societies in the late 1960s and early 1970s, namely resource mobilization,...


Transparent Lives: Surveillance in Canada

by Colin J. Bennett, Kevin D. Haggerty & David Lyon

The work of a multidisciplinary research team, Transparent Lives explains why and how surveillance is expanding-mostly unchecked-into every facet of our lives.


A HISTORY OF WOMEN'S SECLUSION IN T: The Veil in the Looking Glass

by J Dianne Garner & Linn Prentis

Learn how the seclusion of women can be used as a feminist defense against exploitation—and as an empowering force

Internationally acclaimed author Ann Chamberlin’s book, A History of Women’s Seclusion in...


The Politics of Social Ties: Immigrants in an Ethnic Homeland

by Mila Dragojevic

After forced migration to a country where immigrants form an ethnic majority, why do some individuals support exclusivist and nationalist political parties while others do not? Based on extensive interviews...


Cities as Engines of Sustainable Competitiveness: European Urban Policy in Practice

by Leo van den Berg, Jan van der Meer & Luis Carvalho

Reflecting on two decades of 'competitiveness-oriented' urban policies in Europe, this book investigates the current challenges cities face to sustain their economic position and how this can be balanced with...


American Politics, Then & Now: And Other Essays

by James Q. Wilson

James Q. Wilson is one of AmericaOs most distinguished public policy scholars. This quintessential volume brings together decades of his writing and thinking on all facets of American culture, society, and government....


How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class

by John Hope Bryant & Andrew Young

John Hope Bryant, successful self-made businessman and founder of the nonprofit Operation HOPE, says business and political leaders are ignoring the one force that could truly re-energize the stalled American...


European Immigration: A Sourcebook

by Anna Triandafyllidou & Ruby Gropas

Fully updated and containing chapters on the new EU member states and the attempt to form a common EU migration policy, this new edition of European Immigration: A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive overview...


The American Imperial Gothic: Popular Culture, Empire, Violence

by Johan Höglund

Drawing on a rich array of texts from a long history of the gothic, this book contends that the doom faced by the world in popular culture is related to the current global instability, renegotiation of worldwide...


Punk Rock Warlord: the Life and Work of Joe Strummer

by Barry J. Faulk & Brady Harrison

This collection explores the relevance of Joe Strummer within the continuing legacies of both punk rock and progressive politics. It is aimed at those interested in The Clash, punk culture, and the intersections...


Crisis Management Challenges in Kaliningrad

by Eugene Krasnov, Anna Karpenko & Greg Simons

Crisis Management Challenges in Kaliningrad captures the evolving nature of the types of crises faced by a society as it transforms and evolves. Expert contributors from the region chart the tensions, problems...


The Good, the Bad, and the Just: How Modern Men Shape Their World

by Riël| Vermunt

Drawing on multidisciplinary findings and ideas, this book offers explanations as to why, how and to what extent, people, in an effort to attain justice, allocate social resources between self and others and...


Iraqi Federalism and the Kurds: Learning to Live Together

by Alex Danilovich

Iraqi Federalism and the Kurds: Learning to Live Together focuses on the role of federalism as a viable solution to Iraq's many problems and the efforts the Kurdish government has deployed to adjust to new federal...


How Groups Matter: Challenges of Toleration in Pluralistic Societies

by Gideon Calder, Magali Bessone & Federico Zuolo

When groups feature in political philosophy, it is usually in one of three contexts: the redressing of past or current injustices suffered by ethnic or cultural minorities; the nature and scope of group rights;...


Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia: ASEAN and the Problem of Regional Order, 3rd Edition: ASEAN and the Problem of Regional Order

by Amitav Acharya

In this third edition of Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia, Amitav Acharya offers a comprehensive and critical account of the evolution of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)...


Environmental Sociology Third Edition

by John Hannigan

The third edition of John Hannigan's classic undergraduate text has been fully updated and revised to highlight contemporary trends and controversies within global environmental sociology. Environmental Sociology...


A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens

by Guy Standing

Guy Standing's immensely influential 2011 book introduced the Precariat as an emerging mass class, characterized by inequality and insecurity. Standing outlined the increasingly global nature of the Precariat...


Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State

by Bent Greve

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400...