Books in category Political Science – History & Theory

  • Designing Federalism

    Designing Federalism
    Mikhail Filippov, Peter C. Ordeshook, Olga Shvetsova

    Argues that a number of institutional variables can be critical in determining federal success.

  • Religions Globalizations

    Religions/Globalizations
    Dwight N. Hopkins

    DIVA collection of essays demonstrating the ways diverse religious rituals, symbols, ethics and ideologies perform as primary planks in the construction of the public realm, with particular focus on peripheral nations and politicized …

  • Benjamin s Library

    Benjamin’s Library
    Jane O. Newman

    In Benjamin's Library, Jane O. Newman offers, for the first time in any language, a reading of Walter Benjamin's notoriously opaque work, Origin of the German Tragic Drama, that systematically attends to its place in discussions of the …

  • Laclau and Mouffe

    Laclau and Mouffe
    Anna Marie Smith

    Laclau and Mouffe: The Radical Democratic Imaginaryprovides both a much needed overview of Laclau and Mouffe's thinking and how that thinking may be challenged and developed.

  • Family Diversity and Family Policy Strengthening Families for America‚ s Children

    Family Diversity and Family Policy: Strengthening Families for America’s Children
    Richard M. Lerner, Elizabeth E. Sparks, Laurie D. McCubbin

    Family Diversity and Family Policy describes the dimensions of diversity which characterize the contemporary American family and discusses the implications for public policy and associated intervention programs linked to this diversity.

  • Handbook of Historical Sociology

    Handbook of Historical Sociology
    Gerard Delanty, Engin F Isin

    This Handbook consists of 26 chapters on historical sociology. Part One is devoted to Foundations, Part Two moves on to consider major approaches and Part Three is devoted to the major themes in historical sociology.

  • Media and the Path to Peace

    Media and the Path to Peace
    Gadi Wolfsfeld

    This is the first book to examine in detail the roles that the news media can play in an ongoing peace process. Gadi Wolfsfeld explains how the press's role in such processes varies over time and political circumstance.

  • Scientific Racism in Modern South Africa

    Scientific Racism in Modern South Africa
    Saul Dubow

    This is the first full-length study of the history of intellectual and scientific racism in modern South Africa.

  • From World Order to Global Disorder

    From World Order to Global Disorder
    Dorval Brunelle

    From World Order to Global Disorder demonstrates the profound effect of globalization on relations between the state, civil society, and markets, as well as on collective and individual rights.

  • Responsibility to Protect

    Responsibility to Protect
    R. Cooper, J. Vo√Įnov Kohler, Juliette Vo√Įnov Kohler

    This edited volume holds the promise of ending the genocides and other atrocity crimes that have repeatedly stained humanity and aims to move this noble principle from rhetoric to action.

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