- Subjects /
- Politics and Law
Revisits Julia Kristeva's magnum opus on the fiftieth anniversary of its original publication to open up new paths of interdisciplinary inquiry.
Draws on indigenous African political thought in order to construct a political philosophy that will resist and restrain necropolitics and promote human flourishing in Africa.
A systematic overview of French Philosopher Miguel Abensour’s groundbreaking work and the two inseparable projects that govern it: a radical critique of all forms of domination and a search for a politics of emancipation.
Argues that humans are animals that philosophize about their condition by fictionalizing other animals.
Proposes a form of moral education that joins care and justice to nurture and develop the desirable moral sentiments for a more just world at the interpersonal, social, political economic, and environmental levels.
Essays exploring to what extent Nietzsche's thought can aid us in understanding politicized identities.
The exciting story of New York in the progressive era told by the reformers and visionaries who shaped its history,
Drawing on the cases of South Africa, East Timor, Sierra Leone, and the Solomon Islands, examines how Truth and Reconciliation Commissions (TRCs) have engaged with youth in ways that represent their stories and reflect their substantive participatory capacity as political stakeholders.
Draws on Guo Xiang's commentary on the Zhuangzi to construct an account of freedom that is both metaphysical and political.
Explores the role of democracy in NATO expansion decisions throughout the organizations history and looking forward into the future.
The first edited volume solely dedicated to the philosophy of Adriana Cavaero.
Makes the case that the different stances Aristotle and Socrates take toward politics can be traced to their divergent accounts of friendship.
Traces the history of the concept of democracy in the United States.
An analysis of the China Race—the global competition for leadership and world order between the US-led West and the People's Republic of China.
First-of-its-kind study offering a model for understanding vice-presidential influence in the modern era.
A critical and creative reconstruction of Adorno's conception of truth that shows its relevance for contemporary philosophy, art, and politics.
Uncovers the facts behind the celebrated 1889 case of Riggs v. Palmer and shows how they transform our understanding of the decision.
Shows how authentic diversity and inclusive leadership practices can promote anti-racist, equitable, and transformational change in institutions of higher learning in the United States and beyond.
Essays that describe the efforts of several groups in a variety of political settings to achieve greater control over the policies that affect them, the strategies they employ to do so, and their status today.
Provides a fascinating and in-depth look into the life, career and legacy of one of the most important New Yorkers of the Gilded Age.
Challenges deep-seated assumptions about the traditionalist nature of Confucianism by providing a new interpretation of the emergence of modern Confucianism in Republican China.
Argues for a revolutionary political theology that can be used to combat racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression.
The most comprehensive collection of writings by an important twentieth-century radical writer.
Explores the question of whether heroes matter in the modern republic.
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.
Explores the influence coping has had on African Americans' political attitudes and behaviors.
This entertaining and accessible guide shows readers how to turn danger into opportunity, even when dragons threaten.
Putting at work a negative pedagogy centered around learning from unlearning, problematizes and boldly challenges today's culturalist discourses, camouflaged racisms, and masked fascisms.
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.
Investigates, through a critical exploration of Derrida's political thought, the foundations of modern secular discourse in relation to issues of race and colonialism.
Presents a timely discussion of the core problems faced by peasant communities under neo-liberal economics.
Explains the complexities of policy implementation and why attempts to translate new laws into effective and enduring policy sometimes succeed and sometimes fail.
A critical reflection on the limitations of Carl Schmitt's political theology, reconsidered in light of the current crisis of the liberal democratic order.
Argues that states substitute unwanted policy changes dictated by globalization with politically feasible ones, leading to policy convergence.
Analyzes the history of legislative party switching and its regulation in the Israeli Knesset.
Comprehensive examination of the goals, strategies, and motives of the six parties involved in North Korea denuclearization talks through the lens of negotiation theory.
Claims unconscious desire plays a constitutive role in global political economy.
The personal and legal struggle of eight enslaved people for freedom in New York in the period just before the Civil War.
Interpretations of critically important texts in political philosophy from Greek antiquity to modern times on the tension between human excellence and equality and its possible resolution.
This book addresses contemporary surveillance practices and examines technical communicators' roles in carrying them out.
Explores the importance of political judgment in the work of Bernard Stiegler, and argues his approach to judgment marks an important break with continental political thought.
Traces the influence of the stock market on Americans' beliefs about politics.
Reframes the discussion of deliberative democracy in a unique fashion, approaching the debate as a historical conversation.
Analyzes the nature, processes, and political consequences of the asymmetrical relationships between China and its six small neighbors in Asia.
The first comprehensive study of village government formation and dissolution in New York State.
Detailed assessment of the People's Republic of China as an alternative mode of political system and as a distinctive model of socioeconomic development.
Endorses the pursuit of paradigm shifts in our understandings of faith, truth, and nature to remedy the "underside" of modernity and thus to inaugurate a post-modern (but not anti-modern) and post-secular (but not anti-secular) view of the world.
Offers a renovated form of Confucian liberalism that forges a reconciliation between the two extremes of anti-Confucian liberalism and anti-liberal Confucianism.
Investigates, by way of Derrida's engagements with Kant, how the foundations of modern constitutionalism can be differently conceived to address some of the challenges of the twenty-first century.
Explores the effects of the cyber revolution for security in the Americas.
Five innovative essays demonstrating how Aristotle's biology is an integral part of Aristotle's understanding of the universe.
Explores the political and theoretical significance of the use of salvaging discarded materials by social movements during their protest activities.
Examines how the new wave of Generation Y public service employees are affecting the dynamics of continuity and change in public management ethics.
Essays providing a multi-disciplinary look at Derrick Bell's thesis of racial realism.
First history of New York's women legislators within the larger story of New York State politics.
Meditation on the character of the Eleatic Stranger in Plato's late dialogues, arguing that the prominent place afforded to this foreigner—the other—represents an important philosophical and political legacy regarding the way thought, and life in the community, is understood.
Argues that Plato thinks that ordinary people grapple with the Forms and can make epistemological progress, even if they never achieve knowledge.
Argues that Giambattista Vico's early modern account of Roman mythology was a sophisticated attempt to present an epistemological and political critique of the aristocratic way of conceiving the world.
A searing, personal look at conditions on Texas's Death Row—told in the words of the prisoners themselves.
Argues that Progressive Era reforms had the counterintuitive effect of weakening political parties and their role in representative government.
A critical interrogation of elements of Hobbes's political and natural philosophy and its capacity to enrich our understanding of the nature of democratic life.
Relates Chinese Realism to contemporary political and ethical challenges, such as in international relations and the morality of the public sector.
Explores the slow but inevitable implosion of our civilization by considering the correlation between capital, work, and ideology.
Chronicles the efforts of the first Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court to establish a federal court system during the country's uncertain early years.
Combines servant-leadership and feminism into a new understanding of leadership.
Explores the basic forms of responsibility that we willingly assume and the collaborative fulfillment that we find in each.
Provides a novel conceptual and practical theory of revolution, engaging previous theories of revolution, contemporary continental philosophy, and systems theory.
Analyzes the effects of new technologies on human rights, with a particular focus on how representations of technology affect our ability to understand and control it.
Conversations with prominent Italian feminist thinkers Lea Melandri, Luisa Muraro, and Adriana Cavaero, as well as three essays - appearing in English for the first time - by author, journalist, and renown political figure Rossana Rossanda.
In dialogue with Derrida, formulates a new philosophical problem - a complex aporia that underlines the topic of the handwritten as a sign of legal identification.
Examines the relationship of evil, action, and judgment in the work of Immanuel Kant, Hannah Arendt, and Jean-François Lyotard.
Examines the deep roots of the American way of war.
Traces the Trump administration's surprising support for LGBTI human rights abroad to Trump's indifference and the cynicism and political interests of Christian conservative elites.
Elucidates how neoliberalism rules all areas of life and operates as a form of common sense, taking Mexico as a case study.
Intensive look at restrictive new voting laws ostensibly designed to target voter fraud but criticized as being racially-based voter suppression.
Analyzes the relationship between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas since 2007, a period of time that has been marked by the parties' continual failure to end political disagreements and formulate a common national vision.
Looking at Japan, traces crisis narratives across three decades and ten policy fields, with the aim of disentangling discursively manufactured crises from actual policy failures.
The first book-length study of Leo Strauss' understanding of the relation between modern democracy, technology, and liberal education.
Examines how the national pastime of baseball has the capacity to shape politics and American democracy.
Explains why Turkey embraced the Arab Spring despite the risk both domestically and internationally.
Demonstrates that a true liberal capitalism has the capacity to enable personal well-being while dealing with new challenges such as pandemics, climate change, and automation.
Describes the profound social impact of the overthrow of the Thai absolute monarchy in 1932, and explains the importance of democracy in a country long known for authoritarian politics.
First study of Harold D. Smith, FDR’s budget director from 1939 to 1945.
Incorporates a unique diplomatic, insider perspective to explain the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into American and Swedish foreign policies.
Describes how new kinds of direct-action labor movements are emerging to reshape American labor activism in the twenty-first century.
Draws on Marx and the first-generation Frankfurt School to make the case that cosmopolitanism must become a postcapitalist political theory.
Analyzes Turkey’s Kurdish conflict since post-Ottoman nation-building through recent peace attempts, from a novel perspective highlighting the dilemmas of the Turk majority and reshaping our understanding of ethnic conflicts, and offers solutions for a sustainable peace.
Essays that argue in favor of Lenin's continuing relevance for twenty-first century politics and thought.
Relates the dramatic role of New York courts in shaping public policy on key reform legislation in the progressive era.
Analyzes international and cultural relationships informed by "China," a category that is becoming ever more indispensable and yet unstable in everyday narratives.
The first English-language translation of an important figure in modern Confucian thought.
A close examination of the complexity inherent in Michael Jackson's ambiguous racial identity.
Examines emerging new materialist and posthuman conceptions of subjectivity and agency, and explores their increasing significance for contemporary climate change environmentalism.
Broadens the horizons of Strauss’s thought by initiating dialogues between him and figures with whom little or no dialogue has yet occurred.
Examines the ideas of justice in Euripidean tragedy, which reveals the human experience of justice to be paradoxical, and reminds us of the need for humility in our unceasing quest for a just world.
Offers a cosmopolitan account of war that blends sharp inquiry into interspecies politics with original poetry on animals, loss, and war.
Offers the Islamic concept of ummah as an alternative to the nation-state.
Examines how race-neutral programs and policies harm, rather than improve, the lives of blacks in the United States.
A detailed study of the history of African Americans in a small upstate New York city from the days of the Underground Railroad to the deindustrialization of the 1980s.
Traces the six-decade struggle for power within the Federal Reserve System from the perspective of the central bankers who shaped the Fed.