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  • "Anerkennung" als Prinzip der Kritischen Theorieby Hans-Christoph Schmidt am Busch

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    The author shows why implementing the project of a critical social theory in the tradition of the Frankfurt School based on recognition theory can yield promising results. In this context, the category of recognition is of special value because by using recognition theory, social relationships can be both analyzed and criticized. This... more...

  • "What Is an Apparatus?" and Other Essaysby Giorgio Agamben; David Kishik; Stefan Pedatella

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 16.95

    The three essays collected in this book offer a succinct introduction to Agamben's recent work through an investigation of Foucault's notion of apparatus, a meditation on the intimate link of philosophy to friendship, and a reflection on the singular relation with one's own time that we call contemporariness. more...

  • The 'Militant Democracy' Principle in Modern Democraciesby Dr Markus Thiel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 170.00

    Providing an up-to-date analysis of key country approaches to Militant Democracy, featuring contributions from some of the key people working in this area, including Mark Tushnet and Helen Irving, this book is a valuable resource for students, academics and policy-makers concerned with democratic principles. more...

  • The 'Puritan' Democracy of Thomas Hill Greenby Alberto de Sanctis

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 34.49

    The central concern of this book is to demonstrate how Puritanism was a theme which ran through all Green’s biography and political philosophy. It thereby reveals how Green’s connections with Evangelicalism and his known affinities with religious dissent came from his way of conceiving Puritanism. In Green’s eyes, its anti-formalist... more...

  • (Mis)readings of Marx in Continental Philosophyby Jernej Habjan; Jessica Whyte

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    (Mis)readings of Marx In Continental Philosophy reflects on the way major European philosophers related to the work of Karl Marx. It brings together leading and emerging critical theorists to address the readings of Marx offered by Benjamin, Adorno, Arendt, Althusser, Foucault, Derrida, Deleuze, Negri, Badiou, Agamben, Rancière, Latour and ?i?ek.... more...

  • 21st Century Dissentby Dr Giorel Curran

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 120.00

    21st Century Dissent contends that anarchism has considerably influenced the modern political landscape. Curran explores the contemporary face of anarchism as expressed via environmental protests and the anti-globalization movement. more...

  • The A to Z of Marxismby David Walker; Daniel Gray

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    The A to Z of Marxism covers the history of Marxism and all its thinkers and schools of thought in a comprehensive manner. This is done, through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-reference dictionary entries on basic terms and concepts, significant thinkers and doers, and also the parties and countries that... more...

  • ABC's of Human Survivalby Arthur Clark

    Athabasca University Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    The ABCs of Human Survival examines the effect of militant nationalism and the lawlessness of powerful states on the well-being of individuals and local communities?and the essential role of global citizenship within that dynamic. Based on the analysis of world events, Dr. Arthur Clark presents militant nationalism as a pathological pattern of thinking... more...

  • AIDS and Governanceby Bjorg Sandkjaer; Professor Alan Whiteside; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 49.95

    The political impact of HIV/AIDS varies greatly and is difficult to map. States depend on how governments choose to manage the political implications of HIV and AIDS, both those stemming from the erosions of its own capacity as well as those that originate from their changing relationship on a national and international level. Across the developing... more...

  • The Abdication of Philosophy = The Abdication of Manby G.A. Rauche

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 109.00

    We live in a time of functionalism, operationalism and technologism with all its levelling, depersonalising and dehumanising effects. In such an age, the question arises of philosophy as critical, reflective theory about the world, man's position and purpose in the world and the relationship between philosophy and man as a free individual. This book... more...