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  • Diplomacy in the Digital Ageby Janice Gross Stein

    McClelland & Stewart 2011; US$ 27.95

    Edited by Canada's premiere commentator on global affairs, this must-read for political junkies will show the quailty of M&S's new Signal imprint: for everyone who wants to be well informed about international relations and the nature of the diplomacy in the age of Wikileaks. Inspired by Allan Gotlieb's capacity to reshape diplomacy for the times,... more...

  • The Government of Self and Othersby Michel Foucault; Arnold I. I. Davidson; Graham Burchell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 19.99

    This lecture, given by Michel Foucault at the Collège de France, launches an inquiry into the notion of parresia and continues his rereading of ancient philosophy. Through the study of this notion of truth-telling, of speaking out freely, Foucault re-examines Greek citizenship, showing how the courage of the truth forms the forgotten ethical basis... more...

  • Autobiographical International Relationsby Naeem Inayatullah

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    This volume provides a novel approach to international relations. In the course of fifteen essays, scholars write about how life events brought them to their subject matter. They place their narratives in the larger context of world politics, culture, and history. This book moves the field of International Relations towards greater candidness about... more...

  • Politics and the Criteria of Truthby Dr Alireza Shomali

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    In the post-positivist era in which Cartesian epistemology must be overcome we require a normative criterion of truth. Without it rationality of our beliefs and justifiability of our political acts are in question. This study seeks an epistemological criterion of truth that is attentive to the sociopolitical conditions that determine meaning more...

  • Grand Theories and Ideologies in the Social Sciencesby Howard J. Wiarda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This book analyzes the main competing grand theories in the social sciences, including developmentalism, dependency analysis, Marxism, institutionalism, rational choice, Freudianism, environmentalism, sociobiology, neurosciences, and transitions to democracy. more...

  • Marx Todayby John F. Sitton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 35.00

    This book provides, in one volume, primary sources by Marx and critical commentary which relates Marxism to contemporary social and political topics. It includes six brief works by Marx and ten articles by scholars sympathetic to but critical of Marxism, including Heidi Hartmann's classic essay which criticizes Marxism for misunderstanding gender... more...

  • Autodafe 3/4by International Parliament of Writers; Russell Banks

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 17.95

    AUTODAFE is a collection of reports, interviews, correspondence, narratives, and stories from around the world. The review aims to be a place for debate and experimentation, a place where writers, silenced by censorship join voices with world-renowned writers. The contributors are all members of the International Parliament of Writers; the pieces are... more...

  • On the Recordby Laurie Oakes

    Hachette Australia 2010; US$ 32.87

    From the days of Gough Whitlam, John Gorton, Billy McMahon and John McEwen, through the drama and radical change of the Hawke, Keating and Howard governments, to the dramatic fall of Kevin Rudd and the battle between Julia Guillard and Tony Abbott, ON THE RECORD is essential reading for all those who follow politics. more...

  • The New New Rulesby Bill Maher

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 12.99

    From the New York Times bestselling author and host of HBO?s Real Time, Bill Maher?s latest collection of political riffs and savagely funny suggestions for preserving sanity in an insane world. New Rule : The next Republican Convention must be held in a giant closet. Every week there?s a new gay Republican outed. I have a feeling that ?big... more...

  • Keeping the Republicby Mitch Daniels

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 12.99

    Upon leaving the Constitutional Convention, Benjamin Franklin was asked what sort of government the delegates had created. His reply to the crowd: "A republic, if you can keep it." Now America's most respected governor explains just how close we've come to losing the republic, and how we can restore it to greatness. Indiana Governor Mitch... more...