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  • Bottom of the Ninthby Michael Shapiro

    Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 19.99

    Fifty years ago, as baseball faced crises on and off the field, two larger-than-life figures took center stage, each on a quest to reinvent the national pastime In the late 1950s, baseball was under siege. Up-and-coming cities that wanted teams of their own were being rebuffed by the owners, and in response Congress was threatening to revoke the... more...

  • A Sense of Placeby Michael Shapiro

    Travelers' Tales 2009; US$ 18.95

    Great writers inspire readers to head out in search of foreign sunsets, but in this instance, they inspired travel writer Michael Shapiro to head out for the great writers themselves. A Sense of Place is one writer's journey to visit all the heroes who have motivated him ? to pack a pen and toothbrush, to find out where they live, why they chose... more...

  • Genre and the Cityby Michael Shapiro

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book, which originated as a monograph issue of the Journal for Cultural Research, contains essay/chapters that examine urban politics through readings of film, literature and architecture genres. This book was published as a special issue of Journal for Cultural Research more...

  • Methods and Nationsby Michael J. Shapiro

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    Methods and Nations critiques one of the primary deployments of twentieth-century social science: comparative politics whose major focus has been "nation-building" in the "Third World," often attempting to universalize and render self-evident its own practices. International relations theorists, unable to resist the "cognitive imperialism" of a state-centric... more...

  • For Moral Ambiguityby Michael J. Shapiro

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 67.50

    Under the banner of family values, a war of more than words is being waged. At stake is the control of contemporary national culture?and the consciousness of succeeding generations. Michael J. Shapiro enters the fray with this galvanizing book, which exposes the assumptions, misconceptions, and historical inaccuracies that mark the neoconservative... more...

  • Reading the Postmodern Polityby Michael J. Shapiro

    University of Minnesota Press 1987; US$ 57.00

    Offers the first demonstration by a political theorist of how textuality is inherent to political practice. more...

  • Violent Cartographiesby Michael J. Shapiro

    University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 60.00

    Using literary and film analyses to elucidate his themes, Michael J. Shapiro explores the significance of war in contemporary society and its connections to the geographical imaginary. more...

  • Cinematic Geopoliticsby Michael J. Shapiro

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95

    Drawing on and engaging with a wide range of political and philosophical theory, as well as a numerous films from established classics like the Deer Hunter and the Fog of War , Michael J. Shapiro analyzes those aspects of the ?geopolitical aesthetic? that must be addressed in light of both the post cold war and post 9/11 world and contemporary... more...

  • The Time of the Cityby Michael J Shapiro

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95

    Engaging with critical theory, poststructuralist perspectives, cultural studies, film theory and urban studies, the book provides stunning insights into the micropolitics of ethnicity, identity, security, subjectivity and sovereignty. more...

  • Studies in Trans-Disciplinary Methodby Michael J. Shapiro

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95

    This groundbreaking and innovative text demonstrates how "method" can be understood in much broader and more interesting ways. more...