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  • Rebalancing Societyby Henry Mintzberg

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 15.95

    Enough of the imbalance that is causing the degradation of our environment, the demise of our democracies, and the denigration of ourselves. Enough of the pendulum politics of left and right and paralysis in the political center. We require an unprecedented form of radical renewal. In this book Henry Mintzberg offers a new understanding of the root... more...

  • Democracy in What State?by Giorgio Agamben; Alain Badiou; Daniel Bensaid; Wendy Brown; Jean-Luc Nancy

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 21.99

    "Is it meaningful to call oneself a democrat? And if so, how do you interpret the word?" In responding to this question, eight iconoclastic thinkers prove the rich potential of democracy, along with its critical weaknesses, and reconceive the practice to accommodate new political and cultural realities. Giorgio Agamben traces the tense history of... more...

  • Rousseau: The Basic Political Writingsby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; David Wootton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 12.50

    This substantially revised new edition of Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings features a brilliant new Introduction by David Wootton, a revision by Donald A. Cress of his own 1987 translation of Rousseau's most important political writings, and the addition of Cress' new translation of Rousseau's State of ?War . New footnotes, headnotes, and... more...

  • Locke: Two Treatises of Governmentby John Locke; Peter Laslett

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 15.00

    A revised 1988 version of Peter Laslett's acclaimed Two Treatises of Government, widely recognised as a classic text in the history of ideas. more...

  • Power in Global Governanceby Michael Barnett; Raymond Duvall

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 41.00

    This edited volume gathers together international scholars to reconsider the conceptualization of power in world politics. more...

  • Ungoverned Spacesby Anne Clunan; Trinkunas A. Harold

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 25.95

    This book provides a comprehensive critique of the prevailing view of ungoverned spaces and the threat they pose to human, national and international security. more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes; Edwin Curley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 14.95

    Designed to meet the needs of both student and scholar, this edition of Leviathan offers a brilliant introduction by Edwin Curley, modernized spelling and punctuation of the text, and the inclusion, along with historical and interpretive notes, of the most significant variants between the English version of 1651 and the Latin version of 1668. A... more...

  • Resource Warsby Michael Klare

    Henry Holt and Co. 2001; US$ 6.79

    This sobering look at the future of warfare predicts that conflicts will now be fought over diminishing supplies of our most precious natural resources. From the barren oilfields of Central Asia to the lush Nile delta, from the busy shipping lanes of the South China Sea to the uranium mines and diamond fields of sub-Saharan Africa, Resource Wars... more...

  • The Republic and The Lawsby Cicero; Niall Rudd; Jonathan Powell

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 8.99

    Cicero's The Republic is an impassioned plea for responsible government, based on Greek political theory, and written just before the civil war that ended the Roman Republic. Its sequel, The Laws, expounds the influential doctrine of Natural Law, setting out an ideal code for a reformed Roman Republic that is half in the realm of Utopia. This is the... more...

  • The Greek City Statesby P. J. Rhodes

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    Selection of translated texts focusing primarily on political institutions and political activity in ancient Greece. more...