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  • Globalizing democracyby Katherine Fierlbeck

    Manchester University Press 1958; US$ 26.99

    This new edition examines some of the philosophical and theoretical issues underlying the 'democratic project' which increasingly dominates the fields of comparative development and international relations. The first concern presented here is normative and epistemological: as democracy becomes more widely accepted as the political currency... more...

  • Autobiography of Mother Jonesby Mary Harris Jones; Clarence Darrow; Mary Field Parton

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    Among the most stirring pieces of labor history ever written, this autobiography of Mother Jones (née Mary Harris) chronicles the life of a woman who was considered a saint by many, and by others as "the most dangerous woman in America." Widowed at the age of 30 when her husband and four young children died during an epidemic, Jones threw herself... more...

  • Global Justice Networks: Geographies of Transnational Solidarityby Paul Routledge; Andrew Cumbers

    Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 94.99

    This book provides a critical investigation of what has been termed the 'global justice movement'. Through a detailed study of a grassroots peasants' network in Asia (People's Global Action), an international trade union network (the International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mining and General Workers) and the Social Forum process,... more...

  • Democracy in Crisis: Violence, Alterity, Communityby Stella Gaon

    Manchester University Press 2010; US$ 94.99

    This volume explores the political implications of violence and alterity (radical difference) for the practice of democracy, and reformulates the possibility of community that democracy is said to entail. Most significantly, contributors intervene in traditional democratic theory by boldly contesting the widely-held assumption that increased inclusion,... more...

  • Take This Job and Ship Itby Byron L. Dorgan

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 22.99

    Our trade deficit increases by $2 billion a day. Pharmaceutical companies and their lobbyists have such influence in Washington that Medicare, by current law, is not allowed to negotiate lower drug prices. We import oil on an ever-increasing scale, putting ourselves into dept with the Saudis, the Kuwaitis, and other Middle Eastern nations. With their... more...

  • Trotskyists on Trialby Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 46.75

    Passed in June 1940, the Smith Act was a peacetime anti-sedition law that marked a dramatic shift in the legal definition of free speech protection in America by criminalizing the advocacy of disloyalty to the government by force. It also criminalized the acts of printing, publishing, or distributing anything advocating such sedition and made it... more...

  • Community in Conflictby Gary Kaunonen; Aaron Goings

    Michigan State University Press 2013; US$ 23.95

    A mirror of great changes that were occurring on the national labor rights scene, the 1913?14 Michigan Copper Strike was a time of unprecedented social upheaval in Michigan?s Upper Peninsula. With organized labor taking an aggressive stance against the excesses of unfettered capitalism, the stage was set for a major struggle between labor and management.... more...

  • Household Workers Uniteby Premilla Nadasen

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    Telling the stories of African American domestic workers, this book resurrects a little-known history of domestic worker activism in the 1960s and 1970s, offering new perspectives on race, labor, feminism, and organizing.   In this groundbreaking history of African American domestic-worker organizing, scholar and activist Premilla Nadasen shatters... more...

  • Are Trade Unions Still Relevant?by Tom Turner; Daryl D'Art; Michelle O?Sullivan

    Orpen Press 2013; US$ 15.00

    This edited collection examines the relevance of trade unions 100 years on from the 1913 lock-out in Dublin. more...

  • Powering Europeby Rafael Kandiyoti

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    Seeking clarity about the conflict in Ukraine and responding to the urgent need to analyze Europe's energy prospects outside of Russia, Kandiyoti links analysis of real energy infrastructure with analysis of the political and economic dynamics unfolding at local, national, regional, and global levels. more...