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Jean-Pierre Vernant From the Maquis to the Polis
ISBN: PB: 9780984201075, Prickly Paradigm Press, November 2018
82 pp., 17.7x11.4 cm
Jean-Pierre Vernant (1914-2007) was one of most important intellectual figures of modern France, well-known for his structuralist approach to Greek myth and tragedy. Taking the form of an interview with the notoriously private French classicist and a...
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Populism Left and Right
ISBN: PB: 9780996635554, Prickly Paradigm Press, November 2018
88 pp., 17.8x11.4 cm
The rise of populism has become one of the most hotly contested issues of our moment. Can populism be attributed to the people, or rather the working class? Does the political mobilization of a frustrated and underemployed population bear tidings of...
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Making Kin not Population Reconceiving Generations
ISBN: PB: 9780996635561, Prickly Paradigm Press, May 2018
120 pp., 17.8x11.4 cm
As the planet's human numbers grow and environmental concerns proliferate, natural scientists, economists, and policy-makers are increasingly turning to new and old questions about families and kinship as matters of concern. From government programs...
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What the Foucault?
ISBN: PB: 9780996635547, Prickly Paradigm Press, February 2018
94 pp., 17.8x11.4 cm
This is the long-awaited fifth edition of Marshall Sahlins' classic series of bon mots, ruminations, and musings on the ancients, anthropology, and much else in between. It's been twenty-five years since Sahlins first devised some after-dinner entert...
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Making Trouble Surrealism and the Human Sciences
ISBN: PB: 9780996635523, Prickly Paradigm Press, March 2017
95 pp., 17.8x11.4 cm
Surrealism was not merely an artistic movement to its adherents but an "instrument of knowledge", an attempt to transform the way we see the world by unleashing the unconscious as a radical, new means of constructing reality. Born out of the crisis o...
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Complicities The People's Republic of China in Global Capitalism
ISBN: PB: 9780996635530, Prickly Paradigm Press, March 2017
86 pp., 17.8x11.4 cm
As the People's Republic of China has grown in economic power, so too have concerns about what its sustained growth and expanding global influence might mean for the established global order. Explorations of this changing dynamic in daily reporting a...
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"Man-with Variations" Interviews with Franz Boas and Colleagues, 1937
ISBN: PB: 9780996635516, Prickly Paradigm Press, February 2017
75 pp., 17.8x11.4 cm
"The most interesting human beings, so far as talk is concerned, are anthropologists, farmers, prostitutes, psychiatrists, and the occasional bartender". So wrote Joseph Mitchell, the legendary New Yorker journalist and chronicler of the full spectru...
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Science of Myths and Vice Versa
ISBN: PB: 9780996635509, Prickly Paradigm Press, August 2016
62 pp., 17.7x11.4 cm
We often assume that science and myth stand in opposition – with science providing empirically supported truths that replace the false ideas found in traditional mythologies. But the rhetoric of contemporary popular science and related genres tells a...
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Community of Scholars, Community of Teachers
ISBN: PB: 9780984201099, Prickly Paradigm Press, August 2016
98 pp., 17.7x11.4 cm
Academics routinely engage with colleagues in the research community as a critical part of their work. But, although many researchers are also dedicated teachers, teaching tends to be seen as a private matter between a teacher and his or her students...
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Confucius Institutes Academic Malware
ISBN: PB: 9780984201082, Prickly Paradigm Press, November 2015
64 pp., 17.7x11.4 cm
In recent years, "Confucius Institutes" have sprung up on more than four hundred and fifty campuses worldwide, including nearly one hundred across the United States. At first glance, this seems like a benefit for everyone concerned. The colleges and...
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