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  • The Balkanization of the Westby Stjepan Mestrovic

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.98

    Passionate, vigorous and uncompromising this book takes the lid off the confused Western response to the Balkan war. The author raises a series of timely and acute questions about the future of postmodernism and postcommunism. The author claims that the Balkan war has de-railed the movement for unification in Europe. The Islamic world has seen that... more...

  • Anthony Giddensby Stjepan Mestrovic

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 42.54

    Anthony Giddens is arguably the world's leading sociologist. In this controversial contribution to the Giddens debate, Stjepan Mestrovic takes up and criticizes the major themes of his work - particularly the concept of 'high modernity' as opposed to 'postmodernity' and his attempted construction of a 'synthetic' tradition based on human agency and... more...

  • Thorstein Veblen on Culture and Societyby Stjepan Mestrovic

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 48.00

    This inspired selection conveys the full zest and penetrating insights of Veblen's writings. It includes Veblen's thoughts on topics such as: sabotage; patriotism; and the credit culture. more...

  • The Coming Fin De Siècleby Stjepan Mestrovic

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.12

    First Published in 1991, this book attempts to show the relevance of Durkheim’s sociology to the debate on modernity and postmodernism. It does so by examining how Durkheim’s ideas can be applied to current social issues. The author argues that there are striking parallels between the social context of the 1890s, when Durkheim began to publish in... more...

  • Postemotional Societyby Stjepan Mestrovic

    SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 58.00

    Introducing a new term to the sociological lexicon: `postemotionalism', Stjepan G Me[inverted ci]strovi[ac]c argues that the focus of postmodernism has been on knowledge and information, and he demonstrates how the emotions in mass, industrial societies have been neglected to devastating effect. Using contempoary examples, the author shows how emotion... more...

  • Genocide after Emotionby Stjepan Mestrovic

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.98

    The failure to adequately respond on the part of the major Western superpowers to the atrocities in the Balkans constitutes a major moral and political scandal. In Genocide after Emotion Mestrovic and the contributors thoroughly interrogate the war, its media coverage and response in the West. The result is alarming, both for the progress of the... more...

  • The Postemotional Bullyby Stjepan Mestrovic

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 22.00

    Applying theories of 'post-emotionalism' to the issue of 'the bully' as a social type, Mestrovic argues that while modern society likes to present itself as morally superior, it still contains strong 'barbarian' elements. Case studies focus on bullying and hazing, examined by the case of an American solider who committed suicide in Afghanistan, torture... more...

  • Durkheim and Postmodern Cultureby Stjepan Mestrovic

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 47.70

    The present work is an elaboration of the author's previous efforts in Emile Durkheim and the Reformation of Sociology (1988) and The Coming Fin de Sibcle (1991) to demonstrate Durkheim's neglected relevance to the postmodern discourse. The aims include finding affinities between our fin de sibcle and Durkheim's fin de sibcle, and connecting the contemporary... more...

  • Rules of Engagement?by Stjepan G. Mestrovic

    Algora Publishing 2008; US$ 33.95

    Blackwater, Abu Ghraib and other scandals in Iraq were presaged by the murderous Operation Iron Triangle in May 2006 when US soldiers were ordered to kill all Iraqis of military age. The soldiers were imprisoned; the officer was merely reprimanded. Mestrovic details the American leadership’s fake commitment to the Geneva Conventions and the rule... more...

  • The "Good Soldier" on Trialby Stjepan G. Mestrovic

    Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 33.95

    An expert witness in legal cases involving rules of engagement and the US military murder of prisoners, Prof. Mestrovic exposes profound contradictions and systemic flaws that confuse criminal brutality and heroism, making victims of soldiers like Sergeant Michael Leahy who won a purple heart but also was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2009. more...