Discusses the many facets of globalization and its feasible reform in easy-to-understand language.
Accessible introduction to key thinkers of Marxist theory and the debate on the nature of Marxist ethics.
Expanded new edition of a classic examination of the psychological roots of our ecological crisis.
Levinas ahead of his time--and himself--on politics, postcolonialism and globalization, animals and the environment, and science and technology.
Blends insights from several disciplines to offer a general theory of social evolution.
Argues that social equity and legal justice are possible even in the absence of universal political norms.
Documents how even progressive foundations serve to reinforce the political status quo.
Discusses the many facets of globalization in easy to understand language.
Shows the psychological roots of our ecological crisis.
Parallels and contrasts values from world religions and those proposed by the environmental perspective of deep ecology.
Challenges postmodernist theories of language and politics which detach language from human bodies and their material practices.
The first defense of Marxian political economy against the common interest claims of "lean production. "
Advocates a new existential and political coalition among critical and postmodern social theorists and among critical gender, race, and class theorists, in dissent from the New World Order, to raise specters of liberation and empower radical democratic change.
Uses concepts from social theory to explore the history and future of nuclear power in the U. S. and to explore the nature of technological change in the U. S. economy.
A philosophical questioning of reading and writing that focuses on metaphors of women and women's roles in our cultural and intellectual heritage.
Develops a radical politics of community that engages with practical issues such as the Gulf War and the 1992 uprisings in Los Angeles, set against the context of postmodern capitalism.
A present-day continuation of the philosophical narrative presented in G.W.F. Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit that confronts every major post-Hegelian philosophical position and arrives at an original reconception of the purpose of dialectical phenomenology.
A philosophical analysis of the discourses, practices, and effects of representation in political institutions, focusing on American democracy.
This book explores the role of intellectuals in politics and social change from traditional society to the present. Its theoretical structure is based upon six distinct types of intellectual activity. ...
Establishes that dialectical social theory retains practical importance today and is, in fact, crucial to interdisciplinary attempts to construct a viable theory of the social world.
A comprehensive attempt to assess the politics of deconstruction and the deconstruction of modernist politics.
This book focuses on the role of the state in economic development in a variety of Third World settings through an in-depth analysis of the past several decades. Berberoglu examines three major alternative ...
The authors represent the cutting edge of current research into the concept of power. Among the topics discussed are power in social theory, feminist conceptions of power, power and sexuality, modes of ...
Crimes by the Capitalist State systematically examines a broad spectrum of state criminality including state terrorism, torture and murder, drug smuggling and arms trafficking, espionage and surveillance, ...
In this bold political rethinking of contemporary film theory, Zavarzadeh overturns the dominant concepts that fetishize film as a work of art or simple entertainment. He demonstrates how aesthetic notions ...
How have global markets and global manufacturing changed the balance of social, economic and political power? With this volume Ross and Trachte challenge existing political-economic theory. In concise ...