Fall 2023 - Politics and Law

Showing 1-15 of 15 titles.

Democratic Policy Implementation in an Ambiguous World

By Luke Fowler
Subjects: Public Policy

Explains the complexities of policy implementation and why attempts to translate new laws into effective and enduring policy sometimes succeed and sometimes fail.

Convergence as Adaptivity

Argues that states substitute unwanted policy changes dictated by globalization with politically feasible ones, leading to policy convergence.

Order, Crisis, and Redemption

A critical reflection on the limitations of Carl Schmitt's political theology, reconsidered in light of the current crisis of the liberal democratic order.

Colombian Peasants in the Neoliberal Age

Presents a timely discussion of the core problems faced by peasant communities under neo-liberal economics.

Ecopolitics

Analyzes the different feelings, drives and instincts we have inherited from other species, to suggest a new understanding of ourselves as part of an eco-political community.

Critical Theory from the Margins

Putting at work a negative pedagogy centered around learning from unlearning, problematizes and boldly challenges today's culturalist discourses, camouflaged racisms, and masked fascisms.

Beyond the Secular

Investigates, through a critical exploration of Derrida's political thought, the foundations of modern secular discourse in relation to issues of race and colonialism.

Tradition and the Deliberative Turn

Reframes the discussion of deliberative democracy in a unique fashion, approaching the debate as a historical conversation.

Win or Die

This entertaining and accessible guide shows readers how to turn danger into opportunity, even when dragons threaten.

The Politics of Orientation

Interlinks Gilles Deleuze's critical philosophy with Niklas Luhmann's systems theory to unpack contemporary democratic politics as a contest for complexity-reducing orientation in sense.

African American Coping in the Political Sphere

Explores the influence coping has had on African Americans' political attitudes and behaviors.

Damned Agitator

By Michael Gold
Edited by Patrick Chura
Introduction by Patrick Chura
Subjects: Literature

The most comprehensive collection of writings by an important twentieth-century radical writer.

The Republican Hero

Explores the question of whether heroes matter in the modern republic.

Confucian Iconoclasm

Challenges deep-seated assumptions about the traditionalist nature of Confucianism by providing a new interpretation of the emergence of modern Confucianism in Republican China.

Political Theology after Metaphysics

Argues for a revolutionary political theology that can be used to combat racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression.