Politics & International Relations: Introductory Politics

  • The Art of Peace: Engaging a Complex World book cover

    The Art of Peace

    Engaging a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Juliana Geran Pilon

    Sun Tzu, author of 'The Art of War', believed that the acme of leadership consists in figuring out how to subdue the enemy with the least amount of fighting—a fact that America's Founders also understood, and practiced with astonishing success. For it to work, however, a people must possess both…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Post-Liberalism: The Death of a Dream book cover


    The Death of a Dream, 1st Edition

    By Melvyn L. Fein

    Liberalism is dying—despite its superficial appearance of vigour. Most of its adherents still believe it is the wave of the future, but they are clinging to a sinking dream. So says Melvyn L. Fein, who argues that almost none of liberalism's countless promises have come true. Under its auspices,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Challenging the Legacies of Racial Resentment: Black Health Activism, Educational Justice, and Legislative Leadership book cover

    Challenging the Legacies of Racial Resentment

    Black Health Activism, Educational Justice, and Legislative Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Tiffany Willoughby-Herard

    Domestic and international health activism and health policy are focal points in this volume, a publication of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists. This work demonstrates the continuing importance of the "medical civil rights movement," through examples of activism of women of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    National Political Science Review Series

  • South Korea: A Socioeconomic Overview from the Past to Present book cover

    South Korea

    A Socioeconomic Overview from the Past to Present, 1st Edition

    By Daniel J. Schwekendiek

    During the second half of the twentieth century, an economic boom, driven by advances in technology, has led South Korea to become the world's fastest growing economy. But, there were also social factors associated with this shift. In this book, Daniel J. Schwekendiek examines South Korea's…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30

  • The Irish and the American Presidency book cover

    The Irish and the American Presidency

    1st Edition

    By Nicole Anderson Yanoso

    There is a widely held notion that, except for the elections of 1928 and 1960, the Irish have primarily influenced only state and local government. The Irish and the American Presidency reveals that the Irish have had a consistent and noteworthy impact on presidential careers, policies, and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30
    American Presidents Series

  • Jameson, Althusser, Marx: An Introduction to 'The Political Conscious' book cover

    Jameson, Althusser, Marx

    An Introduction to 'The Political Conscious', 1st Edition

    Edited by William C. Dowling

    Frederic Jameson is widely regarded as one of the most original and influential Marxist critics of the last decades. His most controversial work, The Political Unconscious, had an enormous impact on literary criticism and cultural studies. In Jameson, Althusser, Marx, first published in 1984,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17

  • The Philosophy of Marx book cover

    The Philosophy of Marx

    1st Edition

    By William Leon McBride

    This book, first published in 1977, presents for the first time a serious and systematic assessment of Marx primarily as a philosopher. It considers all major aspects of Marx’s theory – its methodology, its ontological dimensions, its approaches to the descriptions of history and of societies and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • The Ethical Foundations of Marxism book cover

    The Ethical Foundations of Marxism

    1st Edition

    By Eugene Kamenka

    The Ethical Foundations of Marxism, first published in 1962 and corrected and revised for a 1972 edition, examines carefully and critically the origin, precise nature and subsequent role of Marx’s ethical beliefs. Drawing freely on Marx’s still largely untranslated philosophical works and drafts…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: An Analytical Bibliography book cover

    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

    An Analytical Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Cecil L. Eubanks

    The project to publish the works of Marx and Engels continues, and this book, published in 1984, puts together a comprehensive bibliography of their works either written in or translated into English, including books, monographs, articles, chapters and doctoral dissertations, together with the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • Marx and the New Individual book cover

    Marx and the New Individual

    1st Edition

    By Ian Forbes

    In what is the first sustained analysis of Marx’s attitude to the puzzle of the individual in history and society, this book, first published in 1990, challenges received views on the importance of class analysis and the place of a theory of human nature in Marx’s thought. The radical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • Marxism, Class Analysis and Socialist Pluralism: A Theoretical and Political Critique of Marxist Conceptions of Politics book cover

    Marxism, Class Analysis and Socialist Pluralism

    A Theoretical and Political Critique of Marxist Conceptions of Politics, 1st Edition

    By Les Johnston

    This book, first published in 1986, presents a radical challenge to socialist orthodoxy, subjecting a key component of that orthodoxy – Marxism – to sustained criticism. Les Johnston argues that Marxism cannot provide the foundations for a rigorous socialist theory or an effective socialist…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

  • Marxism in Asia book cover

    Marxism in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Colin Mackerras, Nick Knight

    Marxism is a theory which originated in the context of nineteenth-century industrialised Europe. Despite its European origins, Marxism has actually found greatest significance as a doctrine for change in the context of the underdeveloped peasant societies of Asia. This paradox has only been…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14

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