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- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 139.00
Robert J. Alexander traces organized labor from its origins in colonial Cuba, examining its evolution under the Republic, noting the successive political forces within it and the development of collective bargaining, culminating after 1959 in its transformation into a Stalin-model labor movement. In Castro's Cuba, organized labor has been subordinate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
The aim of the book is to stimulate the realignment of political, theoretical and philosophical thinking that is now beginning in response to global warming. The author provides an examination of the theories of the most prominent social philosophers of the 19 th and 20 th centuries ? Karl Marx and Friedrich Hayek. He does so in the belief that... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00
Marxism After Modernity is concerned with the ways in which Marxist theory has responded to the major social, economic and technological transformations of capitalism which have occurred in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 34.55
Was geschieht in eurasischen Städten seit dem Ende der Sowjetunion? Wie werden periphere urbane Räume neu konstruiert, angeordnet und reflektiert in Stimmen der Subkulturen und im Alltag der postsozialistischen Stadt? Bei politischen Ungewissheiten und begleitet von Phänomenen der Globalisierung entsteht hier ein Labor spezifischer urbaner Kulturen.... more...
- Halban 2014; US$ 14.57
This is the story of Sasha Abramsky?s grandparents, Chimen and Miriam Abramsky, and of their unique home at 5 Hillway, around the corner from Hampstead Heath. In their semi-detached house, so deceptively ordinary from the outside, the Abramskys created a remarkable House of Books. It became the repository for Chimen?s collection of thousands upon... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 14.95
In Anti-Capitalism, activist and scholar Ezequiel Adamovsky tells the story of the long-standing effort to build a better world, one without an abusive system at its heart. Backed up by arresting, lucid images from the radical artist group United Illustrators, Adamovsky details the struggle against rising corporate power, as that struggle unfolds in... more...
- Verso Books 2014; US$ 29.95
The Bullet and the Ballot Box offers a rich and sweeping account of a decade of revolutionary upheaval. When Nepal?s Maoists launched their armed rebellion in the nineties, they had limited public support and many argued that their ideology was obsolete. Twelve years later they were in power, and their ambitious plan of social transformation dominated... more...
- Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 22.99
How is it that some prisoners of the Soviet gulag?many of them falsely convicted?emerged from the camps maintaining their loyalty to the party that was responsible for their internment? In camp, they had struggled to survive. Afterward they struggled to reintegrate with society, reunite with their loved ones, and sometimes renew Party ties. Based... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 36.00
At the intersection of the warmth of hearth and home and the dangers of the street lies the tenuous position of women engaged in reproductive labour, those involved in the sex trade and those in domestic positions. These are women who are vulnerable, exploited, and whose dirty work allows for the reproduction of traditional social mores and roles.... more...