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  • IDRCby Bruce Muirhead; Ronald N. Harpelle

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2010; US$ 85.00

    The book focuses on the International Development Research Centre as a unique institution that has funded research in the developing South—research proposed and undertaken by Southern researchers—and how, as a result, it has had tremendous impact despite a relatively small budget. The IDRC is much better known in the developing South... more...

  • Myanmarby Kyaw Yin Hlaing; Robert H Taylor; Tin Maung Maung Than

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2005; US$ 65.90

    Seeking to look beyond the day-to-day headlines and judgemental comments on developments in Myanmar, this volume gets under the surface to look at the underlying issues which the country faces regardless of its political future. After looking back to essay the historical forces and human agencies which have shaped contemporary Myanmar, the volume addresses... more...

  • Marriage and Civilizationby William Tucker

    Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 27.95

    William Tucker documents the historical and anthropological story behind how monogamous, lifelong partnerships are the driving force behind the creation and rise of civilization. more...

  • A World in Chaosby Carl Boggs; Thomas Pollard

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 32.99

    Through an analysis of films such as American Beauty, Blade Runner, Natural Born Killers, and Thelma and Louise , Carl Boggs and Thomas Pollard explore the historical and theoretical shift from the long era of modernity to an emergent postmodernity and examine its intersection with film culture. more...

  • The Promiseby Matt Bennett

    Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 2.99

    THE BROOKINGS ESSAY: In the spirit of its commitment to high-quality, independent research, the Brookings Institution has commissioned works on major topics of public policy by distinguished authors, including Brookings scholars. The Brookings Essay is a multi-platform product aimed to engage readers in open dialogue and debate. The views expressed,... more...

  • The Workfare Stateby Eva Bertram

    Walter de Gruyter 2015; US$ 113.00

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  • Governing Urban Regions Through Collaborationby JoŽl Thibert

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    This book critically re-evaluates the fundamental premise of the New Regionalism, which is that regional problems can be solved without regional/higher government. More specifically, this research concentrates on the effect of bottom-up, state-mandated and functional collaboration, the moderating role of regional awareness, governmental initiative... more...

  • Gramsci and Foucaultby David Kreps

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Mapping the resonances, dissonances, and linkages between the thought of Gramsci and Foucault to uncover new tools for socio-political and critical analysis for the twenty-first century, this book reassesses the widely-held view that their work is incompatible. With discussions of Latin American revolutionary politics, indigenous knowledges, technologies... more...

  • The Neighbours of the European Union's Neighboursby Sieglinde GstŲhl; Erwan Lannon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    What instruments does the EU have at its disposal and how can it link them in order to respond to the challenges and overcome the current fragmentation? How can the EU create bridges between the neighbours of its neighbours? This timely book takes stock of the state of the EU’s co-operation with these regions and explores how the concept might... more...

  • The Necessity of Social Controlby Istvan Meszaros; John Bellamy Foster

    Monthly Review Press 2015; US$ 27.20

    As John Bellamy Foster writes in his foreword to the present book, ?IstvŠn MťszŠros is one of the greatest philosophers that the historical materialist tradition has yet produced. His work stands practically alone today in the depth of its analysis of Marx?s theory of alienation, the structural crisis of capital, the demise of Soviet-style post-revolutionary... more...