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  • What the Dormouse Saidby John Markoff

    Penguin Publishing Group 2005; US$ 17.00

    Most histories of the personal computer industry focus on technology or business. John Markoff’s landmark book is about the culture and consciousness behind the first PCs—the culture being counter– and the consciousness expanded, sometimes chemically. It’s a brilliant evocation of Stanford, California, in the 1960s and ’70s, where a group of visionaries... more...

  • Waves of Democracyby John Markoff

    SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 62.00

    Waves of Democracy looks at two centuries of history of democratization as a series of multicontinental episodes in which social movements and elite power holders in many countries converged to reorganize political systems. Democracy is defined and redefined in these episodes. John Markoff examines several ways in which governing elites of national... more...

  • Machines of Loving Graceby John Markoff

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 12.01

    As robots are increasingly integrated into modern society—on the battlefield and the road, in business, education, and health—Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff searches for an answer to one of the most important questions of our age: will these machines help us, or will they replace us? In the past decade alone,... more...

  • Waves of Democracyby John Markoff

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.68

    The second edition of this classic text covers contemporary democracy movements including the Arab Spring and its aftermath, Occupy, and new nations as well as old issues from the Balkans to Africa, from Latin America to Ukraine. The author has traveled widely around the world to take the pulse of transition and to profile journeys toward democracy... more...

  • A Citizen’s Guide to Social Movementsby John Markoff

    Taylor and Francis 2019; US$ 22.22

    The role of social and political movements are crucial in shaping the way we understand democracy. This brief and accessible guide explains how the formal rules of democratic political systems encourage citizens to engage in the kinds of action we commonly associate with movements: picketing, petitioning, fundraising, occupying public spaces, chanting,... more...

  • Economists in the Americasby Veronica Montecinos; John Markoff

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Examines professional economists in the United States and Latin America. This title discusses the shifting trends in economics in seven countries in the Western Hemisphere - Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay and the United States. more...

  • Greetings from Novorossiyaby Pawel Pieniazek; Malgorzata Markoff; John Markoff

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2018; US$ 24.95

    Introduction by Timothy Snyder Polish journalist Pawel Pieniazek was among the first journalists to enter the war-torn region of eastern Ukraine and Greetings from Novorossiya is his vivid firsthand account of the conflict. He was the first reporter to reach the scene when Russian troops in Ukraine accidentally shot down a civilian airliner,... more...

  • Social Movements and World-System Transformationby Jackie Smith; MICHAEL GOODHART; Patrick Manning; John Markoff

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 33.99

    At a particularly urgent world-historical moment, this volume brings together some of the leading researchers of social movements and global social change and other emerging scholars and practitioners to advance new thinking about social movements and global transformation. Social movements around the world today are responding to crisis by defying... more...

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