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  • Politics and Timeby Michael J. Shapiro

    Wiley 2016; US$ 28.50 US$ 24.70

    Catastrophic events like the bombing of Hiroshima, Hurricane Katrina’s devastation of New Orleans, and drone strikes periodically achieve renewed political significance, as subsequent developments summon them back to public awareness. But why and how do different conceptions of time inform and challenge these key events and the narratives they... more...

  • The Philosophical Treatise of William H. Ferrisby Tommy J. Curry

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 40.99

    With a full introduction and textual commentary, this volume introduces William H. Ferris?s The African Abroad, a treatise on racial idealism, Black ethnology, and the evolution of Blacks from Negro to Negrosaxon, presenting the first evidence of a Black American idealist and evolutionary thinker in philosophy. more...

  • Critical Theories of Crisis in Europeby Poul F. Kjaer; Niklas Olsen

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 38.99

    This book provides truly interdisciplinary analysis, bridging the gap between humanities, legal and social science approaches to the ongoing crisis in Europe. more...

  • The Next Democracy?by Tony Milligan

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 38.99

    Responding to widespread disenchantment with electoral politics, this book gives a practical examination of the possibilities offered by a generalized system of direct democracy. more...

  • Distributive Justiceby Fred Feldman

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    This book presents and defends a novel theory of distributive justice, according to which political economic distributive justice reigns in a state if the government of that state ensures that citizens receive the benefits and burdens they deserve from it. more...

  • Body Aestheticsby Sherri Irvin

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    This volume contains sixteen original essays on the aesthetics of the body and bodily experience. Contributors in philosophy, sociology, dance, disability theory, race studies, feminist theory, medicine, and law explore topics from beauty and sexual attractiveness to national identity and the somatic aesthetics of racialized police violence. more...

  • A Republic No Moreby Jay Cost

    Encounter Books 2016; US$ 17.99

    After the Constitutional Convention, Benjamin Franklin was asked, Well, Doctor, what have we gota Republic or a Monarchy?? Franklin?s response: A Republicif you can keep it.? This book argues: we couldn?t keep it. A true republic privileges the common interest above the special interests. To do this, our Constitution established an elaborate system... more...

  • Rassismuskritik und Widerstandsformenby Karim Fereidooni; Meral El

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; Not Available

    Die Autor_innen dieses Bandes analysieren zum einen spezifische rassistische Phänomene und Widerstandsformen gegen diese in unterschiedlichen Nationalstaaten. Zum anderen arbeiten sie die Interdependenz spezifischer rassistischer Phänomene und Widerstandsformen im transnationalen Vergleich unter Berücksichtigung von Hegemonie- und Subalternitätsverhältnissen... more...

  • Struktur und Semantic Mapby Gerhard Preyer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 9.99

    Gerhard Preyer rekonstruiert in diesem essential den harten Kern von Shmuel N. Eisenstadts allgemeiner Soziologie, wie Eisenstadt sie in der Untersuchung der Beziehung zwischen Handeln (Kreativität) und Struktur sowie zwischen Kultur und Sozialstruktur durchgeführt hat. Preyer ordnet seine Untersuchung in dem von ihm sogenannten ?semantischen Map?... more...

  • Discours sur l'origine et les fondements de l'inégalité parmi les hommes de Jean-Jacques Rousseau (Les Fiches de Lecture d'Universalis)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    « Quelle est l'origine de l'inégalité parmi les hommes, et si elle est autorisée par la loi naturelle ? », Rousseau répond sans s'embarrasser de précautions à l'endroit des académiciens, qui jugeront la pièce irrecevable : « Elle n'a pas été achevée de lire à cause de sa longueur et de sa mauvaise tradition. » L'?uvre, véhémente, dérangea jusqu'aux... more...