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.
Makes the case that the different stances Aristotle and Socrates take toward politics can be traced to their divergent accounts of friendship.
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.
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.
Explains the complexities of policy implementation and why attempts to translate new laws into effective and enduring policy sometimes succeed and sometimes fail.
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.
Explores the political and theoretical significance of the use of salvaging discarded materials by social movements during their protest activities.
Essays providing a multi-disciplinary look at Derrick Bell's thesis of racial realism.
Describes how new kinds of direct-action labor movements are emerging to reshape American labor activism in the twenty-first century.
Brings to life the dramatic and colorful career of William Sulzer (1863–1941), former governor of New York State.
Develops a theory of spiritual freedom and explores its relationship to problems of liberal political regimes.
Assesses the place of non-military national service in Israeli politics and society.
Timely and provocative asessment of various cultural, moral, and political problems in "post-constitutional" America.
Uncovers long-ignored political themes—ideology, propaganda, mind-control, and Orwellian history—at work within the pages of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.
First book in English to offer a thorough introduction to key concepts and figures in Spanish feminist thought.
Examines why many governments, rebels, and terrorist organizations are using children as soldiers.
Examines the effects of culturally specific interpretations of refugeehood with an ethnographic focus on Cyprus
Editorials, op-eds, and other writings by a memorable newspaperman.
Offers biographical accounts of several of North Korea’s leaders to illuminate the inner workings of its government.
Examines the egalitarian, creative, and inclusive practice of radical democracy in contemporary Venezuela.
Analyzes long-term interest group/party alliances, with a focus on the part played by federal advisory committees.
An in-depth account of the ideology driving Israel's religious Zionist settler movements since the 1970s.
Defends confrontational modes of citizenship as a means to reinvigorate democratic participation and regime accountability.
Uncovers the politics involved when a city recruits and implements a presidential convention.
Provides answers to one of the enduring paradoxes of mass social change.
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.
Examines literary responses to the impact of economic and technological globalization in Latin America.
Shines a light on the dark corners of New York’s legislature and points the way to much-needed reform.
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 the significant gaps between what New York State’s constitution says and how the state is actually governed and offers ideas for reform.
Comprehensive and critical analysis of the post-Zionist debates and their impact on various aspects of Israeli culture.
Explores the ideological and emotional trauma created after the withering of the socialist utopia in Cuba.
Seeks to explain the causes of ambiguously worded state legislation.
Reveals a remarkable woman’s life and her contributions to social justice movements related to Civil Rights, feminism, lesbian and gay liberation, anti-racism, and Black feminism.
Chronicles changes in American political party behavior between 1996 and 2008.
Selected essays on radical social change.
An American success story about the life of William Almon Wheeler, a poor boy from northern New York who became the nineteenth vice president of the United States.
Comprehensive examination of legislative term limits and how they have changed the American political system.
Reveals how state felony disenfranchisement laws are undermining American democracy.
A former state legislator and a political scientist team up to show how New York's legislature was once the nation's model professional legislature, and how it might recover from its present dysfunction.
Examines how nurse educators shape the political behavior of nurses.
Examines the project of Filipino self-determination in the context of capitalist globalization.
Ethnographic study of textile factory workers in Alexandria, Egypt.
Applies the concept of oppressor and oppressed nationalisms to explore the historical forces and social processes that have shaped modern Ethiopia.
The first full-length biography of Timothy D. "Big Tim" Sullivan, who dominated New York City politics in the three decades prior to World War I.
A provocative retelling of the story of political corruption in the modern period.
Reveals the powerful influence of financial elites on New York City’s mayors.
DVD capturing crowd reactions and emotions during the inauguration of Barack Obama on January 20, 2009, in Washington, D. C.
Examines both the legal and illegal uses of the death penalty in American history.
Examines the negotiations between nations that lead to international agreements regulating human activity in outer space.
Examines the relations among knowledge, politics, aesthetics, and individuality.
Considers the impact of the 1999 Israeli elections.
Offers a revised liberal political philosophy, arguing that group-based policies are discriminatory and proposing individual-oriented policies in their place.
The first comprehensive political-science treatment of the global politics and diplomacy of intellectual property and antitrust, with focus on relations between developing and industrialized countries.
This book explores the interaction between two of the most charged topics in the modern world, religion and politics. It shows the inextricable connection between religious attitudes and representations, ...
This book focuses, not on the Constitutional balance of power between Congress and the White House—a focus that restricts analysis to questions of means—but on the more unsettling and often unexamined ...
Study of a Jordanian village, focusing on the choice of available political strategies.
An analysis of the immediate causes of Peronism in its formative stages is included in this study of the emergence of powerful pressure groups and the decay of traditional political parties in Argentina ...