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Status and the Challenge of Rising Powers

Status and the Challenge of Rising Powers

Author: Steven Ward (Cornell University, New York)
ISBN: 9781316633540
Format: Paperback
$69.84

The rise of new powers raises important questions about the persistence and stability of the 'liberal international...  Read More >>

The Idea of International Society: Erasmus, Vitoria, Gentili and Grotius

The Idea of International Society: Erasmus, Vitoria,...

Author: Ursula Vollerthun ,  James L. Richardson
ISBN: 9781108404631
Format: Paperback
$69.84

The first comprehensive account of the initial development of the 'Grotian tradition' in international relations...  Read More >>

Spending to Win: Political Institutions, Economic Geography, and Government Subsidies

Spending to Win: Political Institutions, Economic Geography,...

Author: Stephanie J. Rickard (London School of Economics and Political Science)
ISBN: 9781108432030
Format: Paperback
$51.72

Why do some democracies redistribute more than others? Election practices cause some governments to deliver policies,...  Read More >>

Rawls's Egalitarianism

Rawls's Egalitarianism

Author: Alexander Kaufman (University of Georgia)
ISBN: 9781108453035
Format: Paperback
$64.66

This is a new interpretation and analysis of John Rawls's leading theory of distributive justice, focusing on the...  Read More >>

The Moral Person of the State: Pufendorf, Sovereignty and Composite Polities

The Moral Person of the State: Pufendorf, Sovereignty...

Author: Ben Holland (University of Nottingham)
ISBN: 9781108403405
Format: Paperback
$69.84

A new history of the idea of the modern state, focusing on the significance of theological ideas concerning freedom...  Read More >>

Taxes and Trust: From Coercion to Compliance in Poland, Russia and Ukraine

Taxes and Trust: From Coercion to Compliance in Poland,...

Author: Marc P. Berenson (King's College London)
ISBN: 9781108430098
Format: Paperback
$69.84

Focusing on two post-Communist states with competing development models - Russia and Poland, and on a third caught...  Read More >>

Arabic Thought beyond the Liberal Age: Towards an Intellectual History of the Nahda

Arabic Thought beyond the Liberal Age: Towards an Intellectual...

Author: Jens Hanssen (University of Toronto) ,  Max Weiss (Princeton University, New Jersey)
ISBN: 9781316501825
Format: Paperback
$59.49

This volume offers a fundamental overhaul and revival of modern Arab intellectual history. It reassesses Arabic...  Read More >>

Disability and Political Theory

Disability and Political Theory

Author: Barbara Arneil (University of British Columbia, Vancouver) ,  Nancy J. Hirschmann (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN: 9781316617052
Format: Paperback
$69.84

Bringing together prominent and newly emerging scholars in the fields of political theory and disability studies,...  Read More >>

Confounding Powers: Anarchy and International Society from the Assassins to Al Qaeda

Confounding Powers: Anarchy and International Society...

Author: William J. Brenner
ISBN: 9781107521605
Format: Paperback
$69.84

The study of international politics has not addressed some of the most pressing issues raised after 9/11, most notably...  Read More >>

The Political Economy of European Security

The Political Economy of European Security

Author: Kaija Schilde (Boston University)
ISBN: 9781316648193
Format: Paperback
$69.84

Researches a new and important area of European Union development - security and defense. It presents a ground-breaking...  Read More >>

John William McCormack: A Political Biography

John William McCormack: A Political Biography

Author: Garrison Nelson (University of Vermont, USA)
ISBN: 9781350143234
Format: Paperback
$59.99

The first-ever full-scale political biography of John W. McCormack for those interested in JFK era history --  Read More >>

Britain's Cold War: Culture, Modernity and the Soviet Threat

Britain's Cold War: Culture, Modernity and the Soviet...

Author: Nicholas Barnett
ISBN: 9780755601806
Format: Paperback
$59.99

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Sonic Fiction

Sonic Fiction

Author: Holger Schulze (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
ISBN: 9781501334795
Format: Paperback
$39.99

The first academic overview of one of the most advanced and controversial approaches to sound studies, offering...  Read More >>

Mastering Fear: Women, Emotions, and Contemporary Horror

Mastering Fear: Women, Emotions, and Contemporary Horror...

Author: Rikke Schubart (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)
ISBN: 9781501361616
Format: Paperback
$59.99

Mastering Fear analyzes horror as play and examines what functions horror has and why it is adaptive and beneficial...  Read More >>

Laughing Through the Ugly Cry: ...and Finding Unstoppable Joy

Laughing Through the Ugly Cry: ...and Finding Unstoppable...

Author: Dawn Barton
ISBN: 9781400217762
Format: Hardback
$52.77

In Laughing Through the Ugly Cry, popular speaker and self-proclaimed 'joyologist' Dawn Barton reminds us through...  Read More >>

The Latinx Urban Condition: Trauma, Memory, and Desire in Latinx Urban Literature and Culture

The Latinx Urban Condition: Trauma, Memory, and Desire...

Author: Crescencio Lopez-Gonzalez
ISBN: 9781498570268
Format: Hardback
$237.60

The Latinx Urban Condition brings together interdisciplinary cultural theory and U.S. Latinx urban literature, focusing...  Read More >>

Magic as a Political Crime in Medieval and Early Modern England: A History of Sorcery and Treason

Magic as a Political Crime in Medieval and Early Modern...

Author: Francis Young
ISBN: 9780755602759
Format: Paperback
$59.99

Treason and magic were first linked together during the reign of Edward II.  Read More >>

The Hungry and the Fat: A bold new satire by the author of LOOK WHO'S BACK

The Hungry and the Fat: A bold new satire by the author...

Author: Timur Vermes ,  Jamie Bulloch
ISBN: 9781529400571
Format: Paperback
$32.99

By the author of Look Who's Back, a radical and bold satire in inequitable times. REFUGEE CAMPS IN AFRICA...  Read More >>

Imperial Control in Cyprus: Education and Political Manipulation in the British Empire

Imperial Control in Cyprus: Education and Political...

Author: Antigone Heraclidou
ISBN: 9780755602766
Format: Paperback
$59.99

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