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  • Politics and the Criteria of Truthby Dr Alireza Shomali

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    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$ 105.00

    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$ 37.00

    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...

  • Hey Rubeby Hunter S. Thompson

    Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 9.50

    Sports, politics, and sex collide in Hunter S. Thompson?s wildly popular ESPN.com columns. From the author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and father of ?Gonzo? journalism comes Hey Rube . Insightful, incendiary, outrageously brilliant, such was the man who galvanized American journalism with his radical ideas and gonzo tactics. For over half... more...

  • Development and Globalisationby Yash Tandon; Benjamin W Mkapa

    Pambazuka Press 2009; US$ 13.99

    Challenging the misdirected policies of the last 30 years regarding the South's responsibility to develop itself rather than expect the North to carry the burden, this book offers alternative concepts and paradigms of development for policy makers and peoples' movements on a wide range of issues. It invites readers to "dare to think differently" and... more...

  • 50 Things Liberals Love to Hateby Mike Gallagher

    Threshold Editions 2012; US$ 20.99

    America, how does the liberal hate thee? Let us count the ways . . . It?s hard work being a liberal these days. Not only do a mere 20 percent of Americans identify themselves as liberal, but one could go broke supporting a skinny double-decaf Starbucks habit. On top of that, when you hate things most Americans love, it?s tiring to have to endlessly... more...

  • Griffith REVIEW Single: Leader of the gangby Glyn Davis

    The Text Publishing Company 2011; US$ 4.95

    Glyn Davis, professor of political science and vice-chancellor of Melbourne University, argues that there are more similarities between street gangs than business enterprises. He reviews the history of the leadership turbulence that besets both sides of Australian politics through this prism and reaches some worrying conclusions. more...

  • The Paranoid Style in American Politicsby Richard Hofstadter; Sean Wilentz

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95

    This timely reissue of Richard Hofstadter's classic work on the fringe groups that influence American electoral politics offers an invaluable perspective on contemporary domestic affairs.In The Paranoid Style in American Politics , acclaimed historian Richard Hofstadter examines the competing forces in American political discourse and how fringe groups... more...

  • The Rent Is Too Damn Highby Matthew Yglesias

    Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 4.99

    From prominent political thinker and widely followed Slate columnist, a polemic on high rents and housing costs?and how these costs are hollowing out communities, thwarting economic development, and rendering personal success and fulfillment increasingly difficult to achieve. Rent is an issue that affects nearly everyone. High rent is a problem... more...