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Examines political authority in the modern era as a function of specific energy politics.
An in-depth account of the ideology driving Israel's religious Zionist settler movements since the 1970s.
Argues that a pluralistic understanding of truth can foster productive conversations about common concerns involving religion, science, ethics, politics, economics, and ecology without falling into relativism.
Tells the story of a tragic Supreme Court decision involving child abuse and what might be done to rectify it.
Explores the role of rhetoric and the racial classification of Asian American immigrants in the early twentieth century.
Examines the causes and consequences of recusal behavior on the US Supreme Court.
Uncovers the politics involved when a city recruits and implements a presidential convention.
Defends confrontational modes of citizenship as a means to reinvigorate democratic participation and regime accountability.
Analyzes intersex debates through a queer feminist, intersectional, and transnational lens.
Calls for a Foucauldian approach to political thought that is intrinsically resistant to power and subordination to public policy.
Examines the rising power of China and Chinese foreign policy through a revisionist analysis of Chinese civilization.
Explores the concept of "moral horror" as the experience of living amidst unjustifiable state violence.
Offers a complete empirical account of US government programs, policies, and interventions outside the United States on behalf of the human rights of LGBTQ people.
Provides answers to one of the enduring paradoxes of mass social change.
Combines history and biography to interpret the last half century of black politics in America as represented in the life and work of a pivotal African American public intellectual.
Examines intra-alliance politics between the United States, Japan, and South Korea.
An analysis of theological and philosophical understandings of debt and its role in contemporary capitalism.
Presents the process theistic thought of Whitehead as a third alternative between classical theism and religious skepticism.
Explores the interplay between the dramatic form of the dialogue and the basic themes it addresses.
Offers a novel exploration of the relationship between religion and the state in Israel.
Uses data collected from multiple studies to offer recommendations on best practices for use in a polarized climate.
Undergraduate-level textbook introducing students to the factors which define immigration politics in the United States and Europe.
Presents strikingly original and contemporary answers to the most traditional philosophical problems in epistemology, ethics, aesthetics, and political theory.
Tells the untold story of the life and career of Nathan Sanford, a New York State lawyer-politician who capitalized on opportunities created by the new politics of the early Republic to achieve social mobility.
The story of how and why a group of prominent and influential men in New York City and beyond came together to help women gain the right to vote.
In-depth study of the enduring impact of the 1970s debate between state theorists Ralph Miliband and Nicos Poulantzas.
Explores how white supremacist groups use popular music and culture to teach hate and promote violence.
Argues that new democracies face consolidation challenges due to campaign finance corruption and the unwillingness of politicians to reform rule of law enforcement.
The first comprehensive examination of the debate between Leo Strauss and Alexandre Kojève on the subject of philosophy and tyranny.
Essays debunking the notion that contemporary America is a colorblind society.
Reveals how policymaking traditions prior to democratization continue to resonate within current South Korean public policy advocacy practices.
Chronicles the conflict between religious and secular forces in Israel.
Analyzes the role of community in the writings of Giorgio Agamben, Roberto Esposito, and Jean-Luc Nancy.
Brings Kafka’s fiction into conversation with philosophy and political theory.
First comprehensive examination of the rise and decline of the Jewish communist movement in the English-speaking world.
Presents research on how variations in African Americans’ racial self-concept affects meaning-making and internalized oppression.
A comparative examination of the political, historical, legal, and religious antecedents of penalties and discrimination against sexual minority groups around the world.
Explores why authoritarian regimes bother to hold elections.
An overview and analysis of austerity policies and labor movement resistance in several countries.
Raises concerns about the degree to which the rule of law and emergency powers have become fundamentally entangled, using Israel as a case study.
A regional and transnational history of anarchism in Korea.
Examines how Aristotle posits political philosophy and the experience of friendship as a means to bind strictly intellectural virtue with morality.
The first study of Strauss’s confrontation with modern science and its methods.
Essays on one of Fichte's best known and most controversial works.
Essays that critically evaluate America's domestic and foreign policy landscape since President Obama took office.
Examines literary responses to the impact of economic and technological globalization in Latin America.
A compelling, intimate account of how US foreign assistance in war zones and developing countries does not achieve its intended goals.
Shines a light on the dark corners of New York’s legislature and points the way to much-needed reform.
Leading theorists explore the concept of political liberalism.
Discusses how just war theory needs to be revised to better secure and respect human rights.
Explores conflict through the lens of Integral Theory and provides a case study where Integral conflict resolution techniques are highlighted.
Examines city politics and policy, federalism, and democracy in the United States.
Indicates how the rightward shift in the ideology of House Republicans has been mistaken for a broader "polarization" of both parties as well as voters.
Examines a new type of federal preemption statute popular since 1965 that allows states to retain a certain amount of regulatory discretion, with a focus on environmental statutes.
A bracing critique of human rights law and activism from the perspective of the Global South.
Using Chinese thought, explores how non-Western thought can structure generally applicable social and political theory.
Deepens our understanding of power through a survey of how its dynamics have been understood from ancient times to the present.
Offers a more democratic way to think about families, politics, and public life.
Leading scholars and legal practitioners explore constitutional, legal, and philosophical topics.
European scholars discuss Leo Strauss as a major figure in the history of philosophy.
Reflections on principle and prudence in the thoughts and actions of great thinkers and statesmen.
Explores the fundamental confrontations between Spinoza and Levinas in ethics, politics, science, and religion.
Examines how the animal/human divide has influenced power dynamics.
Interprets popular art forms as exhibiting core anarchist values and presaging a more democratic world.
Examines the significant gaps between what New York State’s constitution says and how the state is actually governed and offers ideas for reform.
Offers a conceptual foundation for nonviolent rhetoric.
Highlights and critically assesses the work of contemporary Italian political philosophers.
First comprehensive account of how the Internet has impacted life in Iran.
Using the thought of Christian thinker Thomas Aquinas and Neo-Confucian Zhu Xi, explores how to exercise and limit authority.
Examines how the Supreme Court has banished free expression from shopping malls and other public spaces.
A profound meditation on Leopardi’s art and thought as well as a reframing and reassertion of Negri’s own philosophical and political project of liberation.
Small college professors from across the United States explain why liberal arts institutions remain the gold standard for higher education.
Presents evidence that the expansion of welfare privatization makes it harder for people to move out of poverty in large numbers.
Examines Hegel’s unique understanding and assessment of capitalism as an economic, social, and cultural phenomenon.
Examines the role of politics in the environmental policy making process.
Documents the rise and fall of a market economy in China from 1000-1500.
Uncovers clues regarding the inner life of Machiavelli's political leaders.
Demonstrates how the ethical underpinning of Hegel’s political and social philosophy has relevance for contemporary democratic life.
A critical examination of the impact of BRAC, the world's largest NGO, on the status of women in Southern Bangladeshi cultural life.
Demonstrates how local political parties have retained a role of critical importance in American politics.
Details how presidents utilize mass media to justify foreign policy objectives in the aftermath of 9/11.
An introduction to Thomas Hobbes as a systematic and not merely political philosopher.
Comprehensive overview of the inroads made by Complexity Thinking approaches and ideas in the study and practice of world politics.
In-depth examination of a rarely studied article of the United States Constitution.
A fresh reading of Oakeshott’s contributions to the ongoing conversation of modern political thought.
Draws out numerous affinities between the sophists and Socrates in Plato's dialogues.
Argues for revitalizing the place of honor in contemporary life.
Comprehensive and critical analysis of the post-Zionist debates and their impact on various aspects of Israeli culture.
Chronicles the expanding global effort to confront public health challenges.
Detailed examination of the territorial and governance dimensions of contemporary welfare reforms in the United States and Europe.
Groundbreaking study demonstrating how Japan's leaders play an important role in diplomacy.
Comparative analysis of gender equality reforms enacted in ten post-communist states who became members of the European Union.
A sweeping study of political murder in Latin America.
Explores how the thought of Leo Strauss amounts to a model for thinking about the connection between philosophy, Jewish thought, and history.
Comparative analysis of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings.
Illuminates how local board systems operate and the motivations and experiences of their members.
Explores how individuals and groups adapt to the challenges of globalization.
New edition of the provocative history of the tenuous relationship between the scientific study of politics and the real world of American democracy.
Explores the ideological and emotional trauma created after the withering of the socialist utopia in Cuba.
Addresses the power of oligopolistic corporations in contemporary society.