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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
This timely, interdisciplinary book utilizes the tools of politics, economics and social policy to explore the recent global financial crisis, which, the author argues, irrefutably confirmed the absence of a public interest perspective in policy making. Maurice Mullard points out that recessions are not collective shared experiences. Recessions create... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 31.99
In both Europe and North America, organizations tracing their origins back to the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist movements have rapidly evolved into multifunctional, richly funded organizations. They now compete to become the major representatives of Western Muslim communities and government interlocutors. Some analysts and policy makers see... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 54.99
In this conceptually bold project, Heonik Kwon uses anthropology to interrogate the cold war's cultural and historical narratives. Adopting a truly panoramic view of local politics and international events, he challenges the notion that the cold war was a global struggle fought uniformly around the world and that the end of the war marked a radical,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 39.50
Combining literary, cultural, and political history, and based on extensive archival research, including previously unseen FBI and CIA documents, Archives of Authority argues that cultural politics--specifically America's often covert patronage of the arts--played a highly important role in the transfer of imperial authority from Britain to the... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 70.90
Hauptbeschreibung Spätestens seit den Anschlägen des 11. September 2001 praktizieren einige Staaten weltweit gezielte Tötungen wirklicher oder vermeintlicher Terroristen. Diese nicht nur von Menschenrechtsorganisationen als 'Hinrichtungen ohne Strafurteil' kritisierte Praxis wirft zahlreiche völkerrechtliche Fragen auf. Martin Felix Höfer betritt... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 27.99
From the mid-1960s to the early 1970s, revolutions in theory, politics, and cultural experimentation swept around the world. These changes had as great a transformative impact on the right as on the left. A touchstone for activists, artists, and theorists of all stripes, the year 1968 has taken on new significance for the present moment, which bears... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 11.65
Many books have been written, and continue to be written, about the Second World War: military histories, histories of the Holocaust, the war in Asia, or collaboration and resistance in Europe. Few books have taken a close look at the immediate aftermath of the worldwide catastrophe. Drawing on hundreds of eye-witness accounts and personal stories,... more...