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Why Liberalism Works How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All
ISBN: HB: 9780300235081, Yale University Press, December 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The greatest challenges facing humankind, according to Deirdre McCloskey, are poverty and tyranny, both of which hold people back. Arguing for a return to true liberal values, this engaging and accessible book develops, defends, and demonstrates how...
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£20,00
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Boxing Pandora Rethinking Borders, States, and Secession in a Democratic World
ISBN: HB: 9780300235890, Yale University Press, February 2020
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
The inviolability of national borders is an unquestioned pillar of the post-World War II international order. Fixed borders are believed to encourage stability, promote pluralism, and discourage nationalism and intolerance. But do they? What if fixed...
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£30,00
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Climate Change from the Streets How Conflict and Collaboration Strengthen the Environmental Justice Movement
ISBN: HB: 9780300232158, Yale University Press, February 2020
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
Although the science of climate change is clear, policy decisions about how to respond to its effects remain contentious. Even when such decisions claim to be guided by objective knowledge, they are made and implemented through political institutions...
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£40,00
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Hidden Face of Rights Toward a Politics of Responsibilities
ISBN: HB: 9780300233292, Yale University Press, February 2020
208 pp., 21x14 cm, 4 black&white illus.
When we debate questions in international law, politics, and justice, we often use the language of rights – and far less often the language of responsibilities. Human rights scholars and activists talk about state responsibility for rights, but they...
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£20,00
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Other Digital China Nonconfrontational Activism on the Social Web
ISBN: HB: 9780674980921, Harvard University Press, January 2020
320 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 17 illus., 1 map, 3 tables
The Chinese government has increased digital censorship under Xi Jinping. Why? Because online activism works; it is perceived as a threat in halls of power. In "The Other Digital China", Jing Wang, a scholar at MIT and an activist in China, shatters...
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£31,95
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Virtue Politics Soulcraft and Statecraft in Renaissance Italy
ISBN: HB: 9780674237551, Harvard University Press, January 2020
784 pp., 23.5x16.1 cm
Convulsed by a civilizational crisis, the great thinkers of the Renaissance set out to reconceive the nature of society. Everywhere they saw problems. Corrupt and reckless tyrants sowing discord and ruling through fear; elites who prized wealth and s...
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£36,95
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To Shape a New World Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
ISBN: PB: 9780674237834, ISBN: HB: 9780674980754, Harvard University Press, January 2020
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Martin Luther King, Jr., may be America's most revered political figure, commemorated in statues, celebrations, and street names around the world. On the fiftieth anniversary of King's assassination, the man and his activism are as close to public co...
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£15,95
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£28,95
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Bridge Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674987951, Harvard University Press, January 2020
480 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 4 maps, 8 tables
Three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the breakup of the Soviet empire, the West faces a new era of East-West tensions. Any vision of a modern Russia integrated into the world economy and aligned in peaceful partnership with a reunited...
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£31,95
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Democracy in China The Coming Crisis
ISBN: HB: 9780674238183, Harvard University Press, January 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
With Xi Jinping potentially set as president for life, China's move toward political democracy may appear stalled. But Jiwei Ci argues that four decades of reform have created a mentality in the Chinese people that is just waiting for the political s...
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£36,95
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Twilight of the Elites The Prosperous, the Periphery, and the Future of France
ISBN: PB: 9780300248425, ISBN: HB: 9780300233766, Yale University Press, January 2020
192 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Christophe Guilluy, a French geographer, makes the case that France has become an "American society" – one that is both increasingly multicultural and increasingly unequal. The divide between the global economy's winners and losers in today's France...
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£10,99
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£18,99
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