• Mapping and Politics in the Digital Age book cover

    Mapping and Politics in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pol Bargués-Pedreny, David Chandler, Elena Simon

    Throughout history, maps have been a powerful tool in the constitutive imaginary of governments seeking to define or contest the limits of their political reach. Today, new digital technologies have become central to mapping as a way of formulating alternative political visions.  Mapping can…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • The Politics of Joking: Anthropological Engagements book cover

    The Politics of Joking

    Anthropological Engagements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jana Kopelent Rehak, Susanna Trnka

    This book engages anthropologically with humor as political expression. It reveals how humor is in many instances central to human efforts to cope with political struggle and significant to understanding power dynamics in socio-political life. The chapters examine humor and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09

  • Architecture, Democracy and Emotions: The Politics of Feeling since 1945 book cover

    Architecture, Democracy and Emotions

    The Politics of Feeling since 1945, 1st Edition

    Edited by Till Großmann, Philipp Nielsen

    After 1945 it was not just Europe’s parliamentary buildings that promised to house democracy: hotels in Turkey and Dutch shopping malls proposed new democratic attitudes and feelings. Housing programs in the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union were designed with the aim of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-08

  • Segment States in the Developing World: Conflict's Cause or Cure? book cover

    Segment States in the Developing World

    Conflict's Cause or Cure?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Hoddie, Caroline A. Hartzell

    This book considers the relationship between territorial autonomy arrangements and ethnic conflict. As a means of ethnic conflict management, autonomy arrangements enjoy wide support among policymakers and academics. Countries ranging from the Sudan, the Philippines, and Britain have in recent…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Global Nuclear Order book cover

    Global Nuclear Order

    1st Edition

    By Sara Z. Kutchesfahani

    This book examines the importance of global nuclear order, emphasising the importance of perspective in our understanding of it, and its significance in international politics. Addressing a gap in existing literature, this book provides an introduction to nuclear weapon states and their…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31

  • Making Mogadishu Safe: Localisation, Policing and Sustainable Security book cover

    Making Mogadishu Safe

    Localisation, Policing and Sustainable Security, 1st Edition

    By Alice Hills

    This Whitehall Paper explores the ways in which Mogadishu’s inhabitants try to stay out of harm’s way, from security officials in the presidential compound of Villa Somalia to the city’s powerful district commissioners, from patrolling policemen to the women road-sweepers in the rubbish-filled…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31
    Whitehall Papers

  • Capitalism and Critique: Unruly Democracy and Solidarity Economics book cover

    Capitalism and Critique

    Unruly Democracy and Solidarity Economics, 1st Edition

    By Edward J. Martin, Rodolfo D. Torres, Mateo S. Pimentel

    While there are signs of recovery from recent economic collapses, relatively few protective measures are in place in the United States to prevent future crises and widespread destruction of livelihoods around the globe. This book, a follow-up and further development of Martin’s and Torres’ ideas in…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30

  • Forced Migration and Social Trauma: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Sociology and Politics book cover

    Forced Migration and Social Trauma

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Sociology and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Hamburger, Camellia Hancheva, Saime Özcürümez, Carmen Scher, Biljana Stankovic, Slavica Tutnjevic

    Forced Migration and Social Trauma addresses the topic of social trauma and migration by bringing together a broad range of interdisciplinary and international contributors, comprising refugee care practitioners, trauma researchers, sociologists and specialists in public policy from all along the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-29

  • The Arab Gulf States and the West: Perceptions and Realities – Opportunities and Perils book cover

    The Arab Gulf States and the West

    Perceptions and Realities – Opportunities and Perils, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dania Koleilat Khatib, Marwa Maziad

    This book examines the changing image of the Arab Gulf States in the West. It addresses the question of perception in international relations and how the Arab States of the Gulf have pursued various endeavors to project themselves into Western imagination. The book chapters generate ideas on how…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

  • The New Global Politics: Global Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The New Global Politics

    Global Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harry E. Vanden, Peter N. Funke, Gary Prevost

    Over the past decade, there has been an unprecedented mobilization of street protests worldwide, from the demonstrations that helped bring progressive governments to power in Latin America, to the Arab Spring, to Occupy movements in the United States and Europe, to democracy protests in China. This…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Power, Legitimacy and the Public Sphere: The Iranian Ta’ziyeh Theatre Ritual book cover

    Power, Legitimacy and the Public Sphere

    The Iranian Ta’ziyeh Theatre Ritual, 1st Edition

    By Amin Sharifi Isaloo

    A ground-breaking study of political transformations in non-Western societies, this book applies anthropological, sociological and political concepts to the recent history of Iran to explore the role played by a ritual theatrical performance (Ta’ziyeh) and its symbols on the construction of public…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Contemporary Liminality

  • The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones: Concentrating Economic Development book cover

    The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones

    Concentrating Economic Development, 1st Edition

    By Lotta Moberg

    Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have become a popular development policy throughout the world over the last half a century. These zones form designated areas where governments offer businesses lower taxes, tariffs, and often lighter regulations. Generally, SEZs aim to attract investments and raise a…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26

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