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Indonesia Matters: Asia's Emerging Democratic Power

by Amitav Acharya

Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world after China, India and the United States. It is also the world's largest Muslim majority country and the third largest democracy. Its economy is currently...


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...


ReshapingTheFuture

by Arduino Paniccia

Having a strategy means finding solutions to the complexity of the global world. The task of this manual is pointing out a possible method to transform the future to our advantage and seize also economic and...


History's Greatest Speeches

by James Daley

This anthology presents approximately 20 of the world's most influential public orations, including stirring addresses by Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Patrick Henry, and many other famous leaders.


Civil Society and World Regions: How Citizens Are Reshaping Regional Governance in Times of Crisis

by Lorenzo Fioramonti, Sunhyuk Kim, Alan Collins & Antonio Fiori et al.

Civil Society and World Regions contributes to the agenda of “new regionalism” by providing an up-to-date overview of the contributions of civil society to regions across Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas....


Language and State: An Inquiry into the Progress of Civilization

by Xing Yu

This book argues that a primitive society is formed on the basis of kinship ties while a civilized society is formed on the basis of language. Yu presents a new theory about the importance of language in the...


Literacy, Information, and Development in Morocco during the 1990s

by Samia Touati

This book offers readers a two-level investigation of the culture of literacy in Morocco. A handful of researchers approach literacy either through theory or through practice in general; however, this is the...


The Essence and Value of Democracy

by Hans Kelsen, Brian Graf, Nadia Urbinati & Carlo Invernizzi Accetti

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....


China's Deep Reform: Domestic Politics in Transition

by Lowell Dittmer & Guoli Liu

This reader offers the most comprehensive assessment of Chinese domestic politics available by bringing together the best recent scholarship in the field. The anthology focuses on the origin, content, and significance...


It's Our Turn to Eat

by Michela Wrong

"A fast-paced political thriller.... Wrong's gripping, thoughtful book stands as both a tribute to Githongo's courage and a cautionary tale." —New York Times Book Review

“On one level, It’s Our Turn to...


Historical Dictionary of the World Health Organization

by Kelley Lee & Jennifer Fang

The Historical Dictionary of the World Health Organization covers the history of the WHO through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over...


Jews, Confucians, and Protestants: Cultural Capital and the End of Multiculturalism

by Lawrence E. Harrison

In Jews, Confucians, and Protestants: Cultural Capital and the End of Multiculturalism, Lawrence E. Harrison takes the politically incorrect stand that not all cultures are created equally. Analyzing the performance...


Money, Corruption, and Political Competition in Established and Emerging Democracies

by Jonathan Mendilow

Money, Corruption, and Competition in Established and Emerging Democracies, edited by Jonathan Mendilow, investigates the effectiveness of public subsidization of political competition as an anti-corruption...


Rethinking the European Union and its global role from the 20th to the 21st Century

by Jean-Michel de Waele, Anne Weyembergh & Giovanni Grevi

Discover the various scientific debates that Mario Telò has been involved.

This edited volume, which has been drafted in honour of Professor Telò’s research career, offers the reader an overview of the various...


Into the Tempest

by William I. Robinson

In this critical new work, sociologist William I. Robinson offers an engaging and accessible introduction to his theory of global capitalism. He applies this theory to a wide range of contemporary topics, among...


Burdens of Freedom

by Lawrence M. Mead

Burdens of Freedom presents a new and radical interpretation of America and its challenges. The United States is an individualist society where most people seek to realize personal goals and values out in the...


Reassembling the Strange

by Thomas Anderson

This book examines how Westerners understood and processed Madagascar and its environment during the nineteenth century. Madagascar’s unique ecosystem crafted its reputation as a strange place full of unusual...


The Trump Resolution

by Ryuho Okawa

The Trump Resolution is an interview with the guardian spirit, or the subconscious, of President Donald Trump of the United States, conducted through the spiritual power of Master Ryuho Okawa of Happy Science....


Bridge to Global Governance

by Sovaida Ma'ani Ewing

Humanity stands at a critical crossroads. While our unprecedented interconnectedness and interdependence have made the world a single organism, we lack the system of global governance necessary to effectively...


Gandhi and the World

by Yashwant Pathak, Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra, Anna Hamling & Abdelwahab Hechiche et al.

The book revisits Gandhi in this era of turbulence. As rigidly held notions and practices fall to pieces, and as mechanisms of violence and politicking fail, Gandhi comes to picture. If Gandhi could change the...