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  • Political Sociologyby Davita Silfen Glasberg; Deric Shannon

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 51.00 US$ 43.35

    Designed to help students analyze and understand political developments in the world around them, this unique text covers a wide array of political sociology concepts and theoretical perspectives. The book's multidimensional view emphasizes the interplay between power, inequality, multiple oppressions, and the state. Blending elements of today's prevalent... more...

  • Republicby Plato; C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 11.95

    This edition includes a select bibliography, a synopsis of each book, a glossary of terms, a glossary and index of names, and a general index. more...

  • Race to Incarcerateby Marc Mauer; Sabrina Jones; Michelle Alexander

    The New Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    "Do not underestimate the power of the book you are holding in your hands." Michelle Alexander More than 2 million people are now imprisoned in the United States, producing the highest rate of incarceration in the world. How did this happen? As the director of The Sentencing Project, Marc Mauer has long been one of the country?s foremost experts... more...

  • Rousseau: The Basic Political Writingsby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; David Wootton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 12.50

    This substantially revised new edition of Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings features a brilliant new Introduction by David Wootton, a revision by Donald A. Cress of his own 1987 translation of Rousseau's most important political writings, and the addition of Cress' new translation of Rousseau's State of ?War . New footnotes, headnotes, and... more...

  • Misbehavingby Richard H Thaler

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 14.09

    Why are we more likely to forgo the opportunity to sell a £100 bottle of wine rather than actually taking money out our wallet to pay for it, when ultimately the 'opportunity cost' of doing so is the same? Why would the 'endowment effect' mean that we value a free ticket worth hundreds of pounds more than the money we would get from selling it? In... more...

  • An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United Statesby Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    2015 Recipient of the American Book Award The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples † Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited this land.... more...

  • Just Mercyby Bryan Stevenson

    Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.00

    #1† New York Times Bestseller | Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times ? The Washington Post ? The Boston Globe ? The Seattle Times ? Esquire ? Time † Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction |†Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction | Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award | Finalist for the Los Angeles... more...

  • Machiavelli: Selected Political Writingsby Niccolo Machiavelli; David Wootton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 10.75

    Here are The Prince and the most important Discourses, newly translated into spare, vivid English by one of the most gifted historians of his generation. Why a new translation? "Machiavelli was never the dull, worthy, pedantic author who appears in the pages of other translations", says David Wootton in his Introduction. "In the pages... more...

  • The Bondsman's Burdenby Jenny Bourne Wahl

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 54.00 US$ 44.28

    This 1998 book presents a rigorous, compelling economic analysis of the common law of Southern slavery, inspecting thousands of legal disputes. more...

  • China Goes Globalby David Shambaugh

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    Eminent China scholar David Shambaugh's China Goes Global is the sweeping synthesis of that nation's growing prominence on the world stage that we have been waiting for. Thirty years ago, China's role in global affairs beyond its immediate East Asian periphery was decidedly minor. Its military was extremely weak, and it had little geostrategic power.... more...