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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00
The author shows why implementing the project of a critical social theory in the tradition of the Frankfurt School based on recognition theory can yield promising results. In this context, the category of recognition is of special value because by using recognition theory, social relationships can be both analyzed and criticized. This is shown in the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00
21st Century Dissent contends that anarchism has considerably influenced the modern political landscape. Curran explores the contemporary face of anarchism as expressed via environmental protests and the anti-globalization movement. more...
- Penguin Group US 2000; US$ 20.00
Before Mastery, came The 48 Laws of Power ?the New York Times bestseller that started it all Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, The 48 Laws of Power is the definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control. In the book that People magazine proclaimed ?beguiling? and ?fascinating,?... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of Marxism covers the history of Marxism and all its thinkers and schools of thought in a comprehensive manner. This is done, through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-reference dictionary entries on basic terms and concepts, significant thinkers and doers, and also the parties and countries that... more...
- Athabasca University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
The ABCs of Human Survival examines the effect of militant nationalism and the lawlessness of powerful states on the well-being of individuals and local communities?and the essential role of global citizenship within that dynamic. Based on the analysis of world events, Dr. Arthur Clark presents militant nationalism as a pathological pattern of thinking... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 49.95
The HIV/AIDS epidemic is showing scant signs of slowing down; its political impact varies greatly and is difficult to map. Providing an incisive study of the global plague that threatens existing social, economic and human interrelations, this innovative volume assesses how HIV/AIDS affects governance and, conversely, how governance affects the course... more...
- PM Press 2010; US$ 4.95
An illustrated guide to the daily misery, stress, boredom, and alienation of restaurant work, as well as the ways in which restaurant workers fight against it. Drawing on a range of anticapitalist ideas as well as a heaping plate of personal experience, it is part analysis and part call-to-arms. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 139.99
This volume explores the legal, economic and political debate over intellectual property rights for traditional knowledge and genetic resources, analyzing theory and practice of access and benefits sharing around the world. The book investigates current flashpoints - the battle between Monsanto and Percy Schmeiser over farmers' rights; disputes... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 24.50
Considered by many to be one of the finest speeches ever written, Acres of Diamonds offers a multitude of lessons about the rewards of work, education, and finding the riches of life in one's own back yard.In an era when many Americans would pack public halls to hear speeches given by the greatest citizens of their day, Russell Conwell read his world-famous... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 28.00
Actual Ethics offers a moral defense of the 'classical liberal' political tradition and applies it to today's moral and political issues. Otteson addresses several contemporary problems - wealth, poverty, public education, animal welfare, and affirmative action - showing how each can be plausibly addressed within the Kantian, Aristotelian and classical... more...