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  • Thinking about Technologyby Gil Germain

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 89.99

    This book illustrates the centrality of technological thought and action to today’s world and offers a critique of technology as its dominant organizing principle. Germain exposes the flaw in the technological vision while suggesting ways to inhabit the technological landscape that befit our humanity. more...

  • Innovations in Culture and Developmentby Daniela Angelina Jelincic

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 49.28

    This book focuses on innovations in culture having the potential to drive overall development. It analyses public policies and offers inspiring examples of innovations in culture which solve various societal problems as well as recommendations for public policies. The “culturinno effect” (culture + innovations), thus presents evidence of the inherent... more...

  • Dust to Deliverance: Untold Stories from the Maritime Evacuation on September 11thby Jessica DuLong

    McGraw-Hill Education 2017; US$ 24.00

    “A waterborne evacuation larger than Dunkirk—in New York Harbor? How come we barely noticed this at the time, and have largely forgotten about it since? Readers of this fast-paced book will not forget it again. Jessica DuLong brings this extraordinary episode to vivid, poignant life, using both literary and maritime expertise.” — Adam... more...

  • Discourses on Violence and Punishmentby Krešimir Petkovic

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 152.00

    This book probes the extreme variation in discourses on violence and punishment. Its comprehensive examination brings together normative political-theoretical discourses on punishment, historical changes in violence and punishment, and perspectives on punishment from political powers, world religions, literature and film, criminology, and theodicy.... more...

  • Energy Securityby Roland Dannreuther

    Wiley 2017; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.66

    Many of the richest energy-producing regions of the world are wrought with conflict and billions of the world's poorest suffer the daily insecurity of energy poverty. All the while our planet is increasingly under pressure because of our continued dependence on fossil fuels.?It is easy to see why energy security has become one of the major global... more...

  • Myth and Reality of the Legitimacy Crisisby Carolien van Ham; Jacques Thomassen; Kees Aarts; Rudy Andeweg

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    This volume provides a state-of-the-art assessment of citizens' beliefs in the legitimacy of modern Western democracies, an overview of current explanations of fluctuations in these beliefs (both over-time and cross-national), and a perspective on fruitful future lines of investigation into political legitimacy. more...

  • Where Our Protection Liesby Dimitrios Kyritsis

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 64.99

    Should courts be able to scrutinize primary legislation for its compatibility with human rights? Focusing on the value of the separation of powers, Kyritsis offers an innovative discussion of the role of constitutional courts and the scope of judicial review, and a normative theory of the constitutional review of legislative action. more...

  • Against Marriageby Clare Chambers

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 23.99

    Clare Chambers argues that marriage violates both equality and liberty and should not be trecognized by the state. She shows how feminist and liberal principles require creation of a marriage-free state: one in which private marriages, whether religious or secular, would have no legal status. more...

  • International Organizations and the Fight for Accountability: International Organizations and the Fight for Accountabilityby Carla Ferstman

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 89.99

    This book analyzes the challenges citizens face obtaining remedies and reparation for harm suffered as a result of the actions of international organizations. It encourages reflection on additional measures to strengthen accountability. more...

  • Optimism Over Despairby Noam Chomsky; C J Polychroniou

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 8.45

    An essential overview of the problems of our world today -- and how we should prepare for tomorrow -- from the world's leading public intellectual We have two choices. We can be pessimistic, give up, and help ensure that the worst will happen. Or we can be optimistic, grasp the opportunities that surely exist, and maybe help make the world... more...