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  • Sisterhood, Interruptedby Deborah Siegel; Jennifer Baumgardner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 14.99

    Chronicling the battles that have shaped conceptions of feminism, this book illuminates how younger women are reliving, often without realizing it, the battles of the past. It argues that younger women are not abandoning the movement but reinventing it. more...

  • Women in Italy, 1945-1960by Penelope Morris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    An interdisciplinary study of women in Italy in the years 1945-1960. more...

  • The Political Culture of Leadership in the United Arab Emiratesby Andrea B. Rugh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 37.00

    The book describes the impact of cultural perceptions on rulers' behaviors in the United Arab Emirates, once the Trucial States. Despite differences in size, economic resources, and external political pressures, the seven emirates' rulers utilized very similar cultural expectations to gain the support of others. more...

  • The Political Dynamics of School Choiceby Lance D. Fusarelli

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 40.00

    Lance D. Fusarelli examines the relationship between the charter school and voucher issues: To what degree does political support for charter schools - from a coalition of teacher associations, school board groups, superintendents, and voucher advocates - slow or even stop the forces for vouchers? Or, do these coalitions, which successfully pushed... more...

  • The Political Economy of Emerging Marketsby Javier Santiso

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 41.00

    This book takes a cross-disciplinary look at the financial markets of emerging markets in Latin America. The author wants to disassemble the black box that is the financial market: what are the motivations and interests of the various actors, both institutional and individual?; How do these interact with each other?; How does this information help... more...

  • The Political Economy of U.S. Militarismby Ismael Hossein-zadeh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 38.00

    This wide-ranging, interdisciplinary analysis blends history, economics, and politics to challenge the prevailing accounts of the rise of U.S. militarism. While acknowledging the contributory role of some of the most widely-cited culprits, this study explores the bigger, but largely submerged, picture: the political economy of war and militarism. more...

  • The Political Ideas of Leo Strauss, Updated Editionby Shadia B. Drury

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 38.00

    Now in paperback, this book explores the political thought of Leo Strauss, a philosopher most noted for playing a key role in neoconservative thought in America. Drury explores Strauss's thought and its role in American politics, exposing what she argues are the elitist, nearly authoritarian strains within it and those who follow it. A polemic against... more...

  • The Politics of Pact-Makingby John W. Schiemann

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00

    Contributing to the literature on democratic transitions and with a focus on institutional bargaining, in this fascinating book the Hungarian case is contrasted with those of Poland, South Africa and China to explore the contours of what bargaining strategies affect outcomes. The result is an increased understanding of how actors and their interaction... more...

  • The Postmodern Significance of Max Weber's Legacyby Basit Bilal Koshul

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00

    One of Max Weber's contemporaries described him as 'a child of the Enlightenment born too late' whose work is a 'vitriolic attack on religion'. Subsequent Weber scholarship has largely affirmed this valuation of Weber and characterized his scholarship as a manifestation of the very disenchantment that Weber describes. In The Postmodern Significance... more...

  • The Practice of Quixotismby Scott Paul Gordon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    Using postmodern theory, The Practice of Quixotism explores eighteenth-century women's texts that use quixote narratives, which typically demand that individuals purge their minds of internalized fictions to insist instead that the reality we encounter is inevitably mediated by the texts we have read. more...