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  • Powerby Steven Lukes

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 41.77

    This second edition of a seminal work includes the original text, first published 30 years ago, alongside two major new chapters. Power, Freedom and Reason assesses the main debates about how to conceptualize and study power, including the influential contributions of Michel Foucault. Power Revisited reconsiders Steven Lukes' own views in light of... more...

  • State Failure in the Modern Worldby Zaryab Iqbal; Harvey Starr

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    State failure is seen as one of the significant threats to regional and international stability in the current international system. State Failure in the Modern World presents a comprehensive, systematic, and empirically rigorous analysis of the full range of the state failure process in the post-World War II state system—including what state failure... more...

  • Foucault and the Politics of Rightsby Ben Golder

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    This book proposes an original interpretation of the French philosopher Michel Foucault's late work on rights and human rights and relates this interpretation to current developments in contemporary political theory. more...

  • Scripting Revolutionby Keith Michael Baker; Dan Edelstein

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    This volume of essays proposes a new, historical approach to the comparative study of revolutions by exploring the ways in which they create, inherit, or extend recognizable scripts for political action and social action. more...

  • Monarchism and Absolutism in Early Modern Europeby Cesare Cuttica; Glenn Burgess

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The 14 essays in this volume look at both the theory and practice of monarchical governments from the Thirty Years War up until the time of the French Revolution. Contributors aim to unravel the constructs of ‘absolutism’ and ‘monarchism’, examining how the power and authority of monarchs was defined through contemporary politics and philosophy. more...

  • A Political Biography of Thomas Paineby W A Speck

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Speck's biography examines Paine's work afresh, in light of new thinking about the role of religion in the formation of his political ideology, and also places Paine within the recently-developed context of 'Atlantic History'. more...

  • Liberalismby Edmund Fawcett

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70

    Liberalism dominates today's politics just as it decisively shaped the American and European past. This engrossing history of liberalism—the first in English for many decades—traces liberalism’s ideals, successes, and failures through the lives and ideas of a rich cast of European and American thinkers and politicians, from the early nineteenth century... more...

  • Eqbal Ahmadby Stuart Schaar

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Eqbal Ahmad (1930?1999) was a bold and original activist, journalist, and theorist who brought uncommon perspective to the rise of militant Islam, the conflict in Kashmir, U.S. involvement in Vietnam, and Cold War geopolitics. A long-time friend and intellectual collaborator of Ahmad, Stuart Schaar presents in this book previously unseen materials... more...

  • When Movements Anchor Partiesby Daniel Schlozman

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    Throughout American history, some social movements, such as organized labor and the Christian Right, have forged influential alliances with political parties, while others, such as the antiwar movement, have not. When Movements Anchor Parties provides a bold new interpretation of American electoral history by examining five prominent movements and... more...

  • John Stuart Mill: Über die Freiheitby Michael Schefczyk; Thomas Schramme

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00

    In seinem Essay Über die Freiheit (1859) plädiert John Stuart Mill, einer der Stammväter des Liberalismus, für das Recht jedes einzelnen, seine Überzeugungen frei zu bilden und das eigene Leben nach diesen Überzeugungen frei zu gestalten. Daher gibt es für Mill nur einen Grund, der es Staat und Gesellschaft erlauben würde, dieses Recht... more...