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Communism & Socialism

  • Hong Kong in the Shadow of Chinaby Richard C. Bush

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    A close-up look at the struggle for democracy in Hong Kong. Hong Kong in the Shadow of China is a reflection on the recent political turmoil in Hong Kong during which the Chinese government insisted on gradual movement toward electoral democracy and hundreds of thousands of protesters occupied major thoroughfares to push for full democracy. Fueling... more...

  • Karl Marxby Gareth Stedman Jones

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 39.47

    'A deeply original and illuminating account of Marx's journey through the intellectual history of the nineteenth century... a profound reappraisal and a gripping read' Christopher Clark, author of The Sleepwalkers As the nineteenth century unfolded, its inhabitants had to come to terms with an unparalleled range of political, economic,... more...

  • The Soviet Mindby Henry Hardy; Isaiah Berlin; Strobe Talbott

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    Berlin?s great powers of observation combine with his great knowledge and literary gifts to provide us with a fascinating series of insights.? Geoffrey Riklin George Kennan, the architect of U.S. policy toward the Soviet Union, called Isaiah Berlin the patron saint among the commentators of the Russian scene.? In The Soviet Mind , Berlin proves... more...

  • Karl Marxby Loria Achille

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Achille Loria was a well-known Italian political economist and this translation of his work presents his views and discussions on famous socialist Karl Marx, bringing his work to an English audience. Originally published in 1917, the translators have included a detailed foreword which attempts to put Loria?s work in context of other views on Marxism.... more...

  • Bernie Sanders and the Boundaries of Reformby W. Conroy

    Temple University Press 2016; US$ 12.95

    Today, Bernie Sanders is a household name, a wildly popular presidential candidate and an icon for progressive Democrats in the United States. But back in the 1980s, this ?democratic socialist??though some folks would prefer the term ?social democrat??was mayor of Burlington, Vermont, where his administration attempted radical reforms. Some efforts... more...

  • Subversive Livesby Susan F. Quimpo; Nathan Gilbert Quimpo; Vicente L. Rafael

    Ohio University Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    From the 1960s to the 1990s, seven members of the Quimpo family dedicated themselves to the anti-Marcos resistance in the Philippines, sometimes at profound personal cost. more...

  • Misunderstanding Russiaby Magda Leichtova

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    Well argued and balanced, Leichtova provides an alternative and more constructive understanding of what drives Russian foreign policy. The book is based on the concepts of constructivism and orientalism in international relations to analyse the policies of the Russian Federation. This book highlights that Russian foreign policy is a complex phenomenon... more...

  • Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Politicsby Dan Hassler-Forest

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 38.99

    From Tolkien to Star Trek and from Game of Thrones to The Walking Dead , imaginary worlds in fantastic genres offer highly detailed political worlds beyond capitalism. This book examines the complex ways in which these popular storyworlds offer valuable conceptual tools for anti-capitalist participatory politics. more...

  • First Socialist Schismby Wolfgang Eckhardt

    PM Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    The First Socialist Schism chronicles the conflicts in the International Working Men?s Association (First International, 1864?1877), which represents an important milestone in the history of political ideas and socialist theory. The separate movements in the International?which would later develop into social democracy, communism, and anarchism?found... more...

  • EU-Russia Relations, 1999-2015by Anna-Sophie Maass

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book traces the development of EU-Russia relations in recent years. It argues that a major factor influencing the relationship is the changing internal dynamics of both parties, in Russia?s case an increasingly authoritarian state, in the case of the EU an increasing coherence in its foreign policy as applied to former Soviet countries which... more...