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  • The Foundations of Sovereignty (Works of Harold J. Laski)by Harold J. Laski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This influential study, originally published in 1921, develops aspects of Laski's theory of the state, ideas he introduced in his first important publication, Authority in the Modern State (1919). According to Laski, the state is not a supreme entity; it is one association among many that must compete for the people's loyalty and obedience. more...

  • From Hierarchy to Anarchyby Jeremy Larkins

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00

    This book considers the rise of territoriality in international relations. Larkins takes the reader on a tour that moves from the mental horizons of Medieval European thought to the Renaissance. The end product is a theoretical and historical account of a momentous transformation that ultimately gives rise to the territorial state. more...

  • A Grammar of Politics (Works of Harold J. Laski)by Harold J. Laski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Laski?s magnum opus , this volume outlines the history and functions of state institutions which (in the author?s view) are desirable for the effective functioning of a democracy. Topics discussed include: The necessity of government; state and society; rights and power; liberty and equality; property as a theory of industrial organisation; the nature... more...

  • Gramsci, Materialism, and Philosophyby Esteve Morera

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Western critical theory, Marxism included, has largely been based on a view of historical materialism that Gramsci, among others, developed in his prison notebooks.  For many, Gramsci?s philosophical reflections in prison offered a new foundation for the philosophy of the future.  His reflections on the philosophy of praxis and absolute historicism... more...

  • Gramsci's Political Analysisby James Martin

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 210.00

    In this new introduction to Antonio Gramsci's thought, James Martin reconstructs the central analytical themes of the Italian Marxist's famous Prison Notebooks : the 'organic' intellectuals, the relation between state and civil society, and the revolutionary party. The contemporary relevance of his concept 'hegemony' to the analysis of state legitimacy... more...

  • Hannah Arendtby Margaret Canovan

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 40.00

    A reinterpretation of the political thought of Hannah Arendt, strengthening Arendt's claim to be regarded as one of the most significant political thinkers of the twentieth century. more...

  • Hannah Arendtby Phillip Hansen

    Wiley 2013; US$ 31.50

    The new study provides a fresh and timely reassessment of the political philosophy of Hannah Arendt. While analysing the central themes of Arendt's work, Phillip Hansen also shows that her work makes a significant contribution to contemporary debates. Specifically, Hansen argues that Arendt provides a powerful account of what it means to think and... more...

  • Hannah Arendt and International Relationsby Jr. Anthony F. Lang; John Williams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 36.00

    Hannah Arendt's approach to politics focuses on action and conduct, rather than institutions, constitutions, and states. In light of Arendtian conceptions of politics, essays in this book challenge conventional IR theories. more...

  • Hannah Arendt and Karl Marxby Tama Weisman

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99

    Hannah Arendt and Karl Marx examines Hannah Arendt?s unpublished writings on Marx as the unified project Arendt originally intended. This book traces and evaluates the development of Arendt?s thought on Marx, how his thought could be used toward totalitarian ends, and his place in the tradition of Western political thought. more...

  • Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Dominationby Michal Aharony

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Responding to the increasingly influential role of Hannah Arendt?s political philosophy in recent years,? Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination: The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance , critically engages with Arendt?s understanding of totalitarianism. According to Arendt, the main goal of totalitarianism was total domination; namely,... more...