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  • Triumph of the Expertby Joseph Morgan Hodge

    Ohio University Press 2007; US$ 27.99

    The most striking feature of British colonialism in the twentieth century was the confidence it expressed in the use of science and expertise, especially when joined with the new bureaucratic capacities of the state, to develop natural and human resources of the empire. Triumph of the Expert is a history of British colonial doctrine and its... more...

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Global Political Psychologyby Paul Nesbitt-Larking; Catarina Kinnvall; Tereza Capelos; Henk Dekker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 225.00

    This collection recalibrates the study of political psychology through detailed and much needed analysis of the discipline's most important and hotly contested issues. It advances our understanding of the psychological mechanisms that drive political phenomena while showcasing a range of approaches in the study of these phenomena. more...

  • The Psychopolitics of the Oriental Fatherby Bülent Somay

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    With a foreword by Slavoj ?i?ek, this book explores the Father Function in the East in the process of 'Modernisation', arguing that 'Modernisation' and 'Westernisation' are euphemisms for the advent of capitalism in Asiatic and African societies which lead to fatal transformations of the cultural and political incarnatations of the Oriental Father.... more...

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Global Political Psychologyby Paul Nesbitt-Larking; Catarina Kinnvall; Tereza Capelos; Henk Dekker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 225.00

    This collection recalibrates the study of political psychology through detailed and much needed analysis of the discipline's most important and hotly contested issues. It advances our understanding of the psychological mechanisms that drive political phenomena while showcasing a range of approaches in the study of these phenomena. more...

  • The Psychopolitics of the Oriental Fatherby Bülent Somay

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    With a foreword by Slavoj ?i?ek, this book explores the Father Function in the East in the process of 'Modernisation', arguing that 'Modernisation' and 'Westernisation' are euphemisms for the advent of capitalism in Asiatic and African societies which lead to fatal transformations of the cultural and political incarnatations of the Oriental Father.... more...

  • South West Africa and the United Nationsby Faye Carroll

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In 1967, South West Africa -- which was controlled by the Republic of South Africa -- was the only remaining mandated territory from the old League of Nations that had not either gained its independence or come under trusteeship of the United Nations. The sparsely populated region became a center of international controversy and protest as it had... more...

  • Lost Nationalismby Elena Vezzadini

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 80.00

    A lively account of the 1924 Revolution in Sudan and the way in which the colonial situation has affected its representation, a case in point in the histories of nationalist anti-colonial movements in Africa and the Middle East. more...

  • Tomorrow's Battlefieldby Nick Turse

    Haymarket Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    Investigative journalist and bestselling author Nick Turse exposes the shocking expansion of the U.S. military?s covert wars in Africa more...

  • Conflict Transformation and Reconciliationby Sarah Maddison

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book examines approaches to reconciliation and peacebuilding in settler colonial, post-conflict, and divided societies. In contrast to current literature, this book provides a broader assessment of reconciliation and conflict transformation by applying a distinctive ?multi-level? approach. The analysis provides a unique intervention in the field,... more...

  • The Decolonial Mandelaby Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 27.95

    A significant contribution to the emerging literature on decolonial studies, this concise and forcefully argued volume lays out a groundbreaking interpretation of the "Mandela phenomenon." Contrary to a neoliberal social model that privileges adversarial criminal justice and a rationalistic approach to war making, Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni identifies... more...