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- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 41.95
Edgework brings together seven of Wendy Brown's most provocative recent essays in political and cultural theory. They range from explorations of politics post-9/11 to critical reflections on the academic norms governing feminist studies and political theory. Edgework is also concerned with the intellectual and political value of critique... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Tolerance is generally regarded as an unqualified achievement of the modern West. Emerging in early modern Europe to defuse violent religious conflict and reduce persecution, tolerance today is hailed as a key to decreasing conflict across a wide range of other dividing lines-- cultural, racial, ethnic, and sexual. But, as political theorist Wendy... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 42.99
'Is politics gendered? Wendy Brown things so, and argues for this point with elegance, imagination and pungent phrases. Brown's book is challenging, provocative and...original; it does force us to question the degree to which gender controls our politics.'-THE REVIEW OF POLITICS more...
- Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 15.99
In this volume, four leading thinkers of our times confront the paradoxes and dilemmas attending the supposed stand-off between Islam and liberal democratic values. Taking the controversial Danish cartoons of Mohammad as a point of departure, Talal Asad, Wendy Brown, Judith Butler, and Saba Mahmood inquire into the evaluative frameworks at stake in... more...
- Kogan Page 2013; US$ 29.99
A practical and accessible text on both internal and external communication for those working in local councils and in the provision of public services, this book offers a detailed analysis of the issues that are unique to this challenging and fast-moving environment. In the UK's current climate of budget cuts and policy changes, local government officials... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 21.99
"Is it meaningful to call oneself a democrat? And if so, how do you interpret the word?" In responding to this question, eight iconoclastic thinkers prove the rich potential of democracy, along with its critical weaknesses, and reconceive the practice to accommodate new political and cultural realities. Giorgio Agamben traces the tense history of... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 199.00
With material culled from the 18 th annual National Symposium on Family Issues this volume addresses topics related to the family of origin as well as the new and highly variable types of family formation experiences that occur in contemporary early adulthood. more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 14.99
We invoke the ideal of tolerance in response to conflict, but what does it mean to answer conflict with a call for tolerance? Is tolerance a way of resolving conflicts or a means of sustaining them? Does it transform conflicts into productive tensions, or does it perpetuate underlying power relations? To what extent does tolerance hide its involvement... more...