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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
This book examines key debates on religion and democratization from three main perspectives: Religious traditions have core elements which are more or less conducive to democratization and democracy; Religious traditions may be multi-vocal ? but at any moment there may be dominant voices more or less receptive to and encouraging of democratization;... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Cristensen and Guldviks Migrant Care Workers provides insight to the historical context for public care work and shows how migration policies, general welfare and long-term care policies as well as cultural differences in values in the UK and Norway set the context for how migrant care workers can realise their individual life projects. The authors... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Since the onset of the Global Financial Crisis the ideas of Karl Marx have once again become prominent in social and political thought. This book turns to Marxs theory of revolutionary subjectivity to assess the work of three contemporary global theorists: Ernesto Laclau, Antonio Negri, and Alain Badiou. While providing a critical examination... more...
- Independent Institute 2004; US$ 10.99
A balanced and sophisticated analysis of the true costs, benefits, and consequences of enforcing drug prohibition is presented in this book. Miron argues that prohibition?s effects on drug use have been modest and that prohibition has numerous side effects, most of them highly undesirable. In particular, prohibition is shown to directly increase violent... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 59.99
The German Stranger provides a guide to Leo Strauss that situates his thought in the context of National Socialism; by destroying any middle ground between 'Athens' and 'Jerusalem,' Strauss undermined modernity's secular bulwark against political theology. Once National Socialism is understood as an atheistic religion re-enacted by post-Revelation... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 25.99
Why Whisper? calls on Americans who believe in traditional values to resist the urge to stay silent and thus safe under the shameless onslaught of pressure, intimidation, and ridicule from the San Francisco-loving, NY Times reading, multicultural, anti-business, French-first, tree-hugging secular progressives and liberal political elites. more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 89.99
This book investigates polarization and prospects for transformation in Zimbabwe through the lens of social movements working for land redistribution and constitutional change. It examines their strategy dilemmas, the outcomes of their choices, and the implications for transformative change and peace. more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 94.99
Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this book evaluates the relations between globalization and Africa's multifarious challenges and identities. The nineteen chapters coalesce to demonstrate that the forces and processes of globalization have increased Africa's marginalization, deepened its crises, escalated and intensified its conflicts, and undermined... more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 32.99
One way to describe the importance of social policy is to say it's about 'what is and what might be.' This ethos is the driving force behind Chack-Kie Wong, Vai Io Lo, and Kwong-leung Tang's China's Urban Health Care Reform. Based on a study of a mid-level city in China, these three scholars provide analysis and offer theory-based recommendations on... more...