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Becoming Political Spinoza's Vital Republicanism and the Democratic Power of Judgment
ISBN: HB: 9780226555478, University of Chicago Press, August 2018
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
In this pathbreaking work, Christopher Skeaff argues that a profoundly democratic conception of judgment is at the heart of Spinoza's thought. Bridging Continental and Anglo-American scholarship, critical theory, and Spinoza studies, "Becoming Politi...
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£30,00
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Great Alignment Race, Party Transformation, and the Rise of Donald Trump
ISBN: HB: 9780300207132, Yale University Press, August 2018
216 pp., 21x14 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Alan I. Abramowitz has emerged as a leading spokesman for the view that our current political divide is not confined to a small group of elites and activists but a key feature of the American social and cultural landscape. The polarization of the pol...
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£30,00
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Happy Future is a Thing of the Past The Greek Crisis and Other Disasters
ISBN: HB: 9781780239859, Reaktion Books, August 2018
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm,
Since 2010 Greece's social and economic conditions have been irreversibly transformed, a result of austerity measures imposed by the European troika and successive Greek governments. These stringent restructuring programmes were intended to make it p...
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£14,00
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Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral Conflict
ISBN: PB: 9780674983991, ISBN: HB: 9780674050181, Harvard University Press, July 2018
832 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm,
In 1858, challenger Abraham Lincoln debated incumbent Stephen Douglas seven times in the race for a U.S. Senate seat from Illinois. More was at stake than slavery in those debates. In "Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism", John Burt contends that the very le...
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£31,00
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Marx's Dream From Capitalism to Communism
ISBN: HB: 9780226554525, University of Chicago Press, July 2018
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
Two centuries after his birth, Karl Marx is read almost solely through the lens of Marxism, his works examined for how they fit into the doctrine that was developed from them after his death. With "Marx's Dream", Tom Rockmore offers a much-needed al...
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£34,00
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Haunted by Chaos China's Grand Strategy from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping
ISBN: HB: 9780674977099, Harvard University Press, July 2018
286 pp., 20.9x13.4 cm,
Before the Chinese Communist Party came to power, China lay broken and fragmented. Today it is a force on the global stage, and yet its leaders have continued to be haunted by the past. Drawing on an array of sources, Sulmaan Wasif Khan chronicles th...
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£21,00
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Leftism Reinvented Western Parties from Socialism to Neoliberalism
ISBN: HB: 9780674971813, Harvard University Press, June 2018
560 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 3 halftones, 37 graphs, 9 tables
Left-leaning political parties play an important role as representatives of the poor and disempowered. They once did so by promising protections from the forces of capital and the market's tendencies to produce inequality. But in the 1990s they gave...
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£28,00
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Charter of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Together with Scholarly Commentaries and Essential Historical Documents
ISBN: PB: 9780300228526, Yale University Press, June 2018
376 pp., 21x14 cm,
The most powerful military alliance in history, NATO shaped the geopolitical contours of the Cold War and continues to structure the contemporary international system. The NATO agreement is reprinted here with speeches and essential historical docume...
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£23,00
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Anti-Pluralism The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy
ISBN: HB: 9780300228922, Yale University Press, June 2018
176 pp., 21x14 cm,
The Great Recession, institutional dysfunction, a growing divide between urban and rural prospects, and failed efforts to effectively address immigration have paved the way for a populist backlash that disrupts the postwar bargain between political e...
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£25,00
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Political Ecology System Change Not Climate Change
ISBN: PB: 9781551646510, ISBN: HB: 9781551646534, Black Rose Books, June 2018
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 figures
"System change not climate change!" This cry reverberated throughout the streets of Paris during 2015's heated COP21 climate negotiations. It was as much a demand as it was an indictment of the failure of existing political institutions to respond ad...
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