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  • The Diplomat in the Corner Officeby Timothy Fort

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    In The Diplomat in the Corner Office , Timothy L. Fort, one of the founders of the business and peace movement, reflects on the progress of the movement over the past 15 years?from a niche position into a mainstream economic and international relations perspective. In the 21st century global business environment, says Fort, businesses can and should... more...

  • Republic, Lostby Lawrence Lessig

    Grand Central Publishing 2015; Not Available

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  • Settlers in Contested Landsby Oded Haklai; Neophytos Loizides

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    Settlers feature in many protracted territorial disputes and ethnic conflicts around the world. Explaining the dynamics of the politics of settlers in contested territories in several contemporary cases, this book illuminates how settler-related conflicts emerge, evolve, and are significantly more difficult to resolve than other disputes. Written... more...

  • The Politics of Local Participatory Democracy in Latin Americaby Françoise Montambeault

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    Participatory democracy innovations aimed at bringing citizens back into local governance processes are now at the core of the international democratic development agenda. Municipalities around the world have adopted local participatory mechanisms of various types in the last two decades, including participatory budgeting, the flagship Brazilian program,... more...

  • Scripting Revolutionby Keith Baker; Dan Edelstein

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    "This book is long overdue and will undoubtedly become a landmark in the comparative study of revolutions."?Darrin McMahon, Dartmouth College The "Arab Spring" was heralded and publicly embraced by foreign leaders of many countries that define themselves by their own historic revolutions. The contributors to this volume examine the legitimacy of... more...

  • Foucault and the Politics of Rightsby Ben Golder

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    This book focuses on Michel Foucault's late work on rights in order to address broader questions about the politics of rights in the contemporary era. As several commentators have observed, something quite remarkable happens in this late work. In his early career, Foucault had been a great critic of the liberal discourse of rights. Suddenly, from... more...

  • A Political Economy of the Sensesby Anita Chari

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    Anita Chari revives the key concept of reification from Marx and the Frankfurt School to spotlight the resistance to neoliberal capitalism now forming at the level of political economy and the more sensate, experiential level of subjective transformation. Reading art by Oliver Ressler, Zanny Begg, Claire Fontaine, Jason Lazarus, and Mika Rottenberg,... more...

  • Terrorizing Latina/o Immigrantsby Anna Sampaio

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Immigration politics has been significantly altered by the advent of America?s war on terror and the proliferation of security measures. In her cogent study, Terrorizing Latina/o Immigrants, Anna Sampaio examines how these processes are racialized and gendered and how they impose inequitable burdens on Latina/o immigrants. She interrogates the... more...

  • Illegal Immigrationby Michael LeMay

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 60.00

    Who is coming into the United States illegally and why? What compels people to leave their country of origin? Is the United States responsible for taking care of the more than 11 million individuals who are here illegally? Are illegal immigrants helping or harming our nation's economy and infrastructure? Should our borders be "secured" as called for... more...

  • United Nations Peacekeeping Challengeby Dr Anna Powles; Dr Negar Partow; Mr Nick Nelson; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Drawing from a diverse range of military, policing, academic and policymakers? experiences, this book seeks to provide solutions of how national militaries and police can work together to better support future United Nations peacekeeping operations. It addresses the growing tension between increasing non-combat related responsibilities being placed... more...