Political Sociology

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Technologies of Human Rights Representation

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.

The Left Hand of Capital

Original and comprehensive examination of Chilean political and economic development since the end of the Pinochet military regime in 1990.

Holidays of the Revolution

Shows how Israeli Communists developed a distinctive national identity outside the boundaries of Zionism.

The New Welfare Consensus

Discusses the conservative ideological and political attack on welfare in the United States.

The Battle over a Civil State

Traces the genealogy of the Western philosophic concept of the civil state, how that concept was assimilated into Egyptian political thought, and how it affected the 2013 coup against President Mursi.

Reconciliation in Global Context

A transdisciplinary approach to reconciliation practices and policies by an international team of scholars and scholar-practitioners.

Poor Joshua

Tells the story of a tragic Supreme Court decision involving child abuse and what might be done to rectify it.

Understanding Immigration

Undergraduate-level textbook introducing students to the factors which define immigration politics in the United States and Europe.

A Vanished Ideology

First comprehensive examination of the rise and decline of the Jewish communist movement in the English-speaking world.

Race Still Matters

Essays debunking the notion that contemporary America is a colorblind society.

Toward a Critical Theory of States

In-depth study of the enduring impact of the 1970s debate between state theorists Ralph Miliband and Nicos Poulantzas.

Anarchism in Korea

A regional and transnational history of anarchism in Korea.

Massively Parallel Globalization

Explores how individuals and groups adapt to the challenges of globalization.

Corporate Power, Oligopolies, and the Crisis of the State

Addresses the power of oligopolistic corporations in contemporary society.

The Arab Revolution of 2011

Comparative analysis of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings.

Black Haze, Second Edition

Expanded and revised edition of the first book devoted solely to black fraternity hazing.

Tough Love

Exposes how ex-gay and post-abortion ministries operate on a shared system of thought and analyzes their social implications.

Race, Real Estate, and Uneven Development, Second Edition

Updated second edition examining how the real estate industry and federal housing policy have facilitated the development of racial residential segregation.

From Every Mountainside

Essays on the civil rights movement outside the South and since the 1960s.

The Illusion of Freedom and Equality

Explores how Enlightenment values have been transformed in a technological civilization.

Beyond the Power Mystique

Locating power within the symbolic interactionist framework, this book permeates much of the mystique shrouding "power" and examines the ways in which notions of power, control, influence and the like are brought into human existence.

Countdown to Statehood

A study of Palestinian state formation in comparison to Zionist experiences.

The Morals and Politics of Psychology

This book explores the moral, social, and political implications of dominant psychological theories and practices. The analysis entails the therapeutic uses of psychoanalysis, cognitive, behavioral, and ...