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.
Presents a timely discussion of the core problems faced by peasant communities under neo-liberal economics.
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.
Original and comprehensive examination of Chilean political and economic development since the end of the Pinochet military regime in 1990.
Shows how Israeli Communists developed a distinctive national identity outside the boundaries of Zionism.
Considers the impact of neo-racism during the Obama presidency.
Explores how journalists think and talk about changes in the news environment, with a focus on the increase in opinion and commentary.
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.
Discusses the conservative ideological and political attack on welfare in the United States.
A transdisciplinary approach to reconciliation practices and policies by an international team of scholars and scholar-practitioners.
An in-depth account of the ideology driving Israel's religious Zionist settler movements since the 1970s.
Tells the story of a tragic Supreme Court decision involving child abuse and what might be done to rectify it.
Undergraduate-level textbook introducing students to the factors which define immigration politics in the United States and Europe.
In-depth study of the enduring impact of the 1970s debate between state theorists Ralph Miliband and Nicos Poulantzas.
Essays debunking the notion that contemporary America is a colorblind society.
First comprehensive examination of the rise and decline of the Jewish communist movement in the English-speaking world.
A regional and transnational history of anarchism in Korea.
Comparative analysis of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings.
Explores how individuals and groups adapt to the challenges of globalization.
Addresses the power of oligopolistic corporations in contemporary society.
Expanded and revised edition of the first book devoted solely to black fraternity hazing.
Updated second edition examining how the real estate industry and federal housing policy have facilitated the development of racial residential segregation.
Exposes how ex-gay and post-abortion ministries operate on a shared system of thought and analyzes their social implications.
Essays on the civil rights movement outside the South and since the 1960s.
Explores how Enlightenment values have been transformed in a technological civilization.
Explores how community action programs used federal funds to sponsor social protest–based community reform.
Interdisciplinary essays on the White House and the lives of first families.
Confronts globalization and technology from philosophical perspectives.
Shows how a rural group used civil disobedience to defy the nuclear industry and governmental authority, preventing the building of a nuclear dump in western New York.
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.
Offers the first systematic and comprehensive overview of sociological thought in Israel, and pleads for a new agenda that would shift the focus from nation building to democratic and egalitarian citizenship formation.