• Technical Fouls: Democracy And Technological Change book cover

    Technical Fouls

    Democracy And Technological Change, 1st Edition

    By John Kurt Jacobsen

    What is it that shapes the direction of technological progress in advanced industrial societies? Is it science? Technology itself? Or is it something even more powerful and all-encompassing, like power or money or politics? John Kurt Jacobsen addresses this topic by investigating how contemporary…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Tecpan Guatemala: A Modern Maya Town In Global And Local Context book cover

    Tecpan Guatemala

    A Modern Maya Town In Global And Local Context, 1st Edition

    By Edward F Fischer, Carol Hendrickson

    This case study of a highland Guatemala town examines what it means to be Maya in a rapidly changing and globalized world. In providing an historical synopsis of the Kaqchikel Maya from pre-Columbian and Colonial times to the present day, this volume focuses on the dynamics of clutural boundaries…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Accidental System: Health Care Policy In America book cover

    The Accidental System

    Health Care Policy In America, 1st Edition

    By Michael D Reagan

    With the demise of the Clinton health care reform plan, the debate on health care changed but did not subside. From opinion pieces in newspapers to dinner-table conversations, the debate over whether the right to quality health care is a public right, akin to educating our children, or whether it…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Architecture Of Global Governance: An Introduction To The Study Of International Organizations book cover

    The Architecture Of Global Governance

    An Introduction To The Study Of International Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Jr. Muldoon

    In our world of massive and rapid change, international organizations are at the vanguard of a worldwide movement to build a new world order based on the principles of global governance. The international system established in the wake of World War II is coming undone, argues James Muldoon, and the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Changing Role Of The State In Latin America book cover

    The Changing Role Of The State In Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Menno Vellinga

    Since the 1930s the state has played a primary role in the development process of most Latin American countries, and political systems have had strong corporatist and authoritarian-centralist features. In the last several years, as that role has become increasingly incompatible with neoliberal…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Understanding Government Budgets: A Guide to Practices in the Public Service book cover

    Understanding Government Budgets

    A Guide to Practices in the Public Service, 2nd Edition

    By R. Mark Musell, Ryan Yeung

    Public budgets follow rules of presentation and use terms that make sense to few outside the world of public finance. Moreover, practices vary widely among the thousands of governments across the globe, between federal, state, and local levels of government in the United States, and among nonprofit…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12

  • Political Agroecology: Advancing the Transition to Sustainable Food Systems book cover

    Political Agroecology

    Advancing the Transition to Sustainable Food Systems, 1st Edition

    By Manuel González de Molina, Paulo Frederico Petersen, Francisco Garrido Peña, Francisco Roberto Caporal

    Political Agroecology is the first book to offer a systematic and articulated reflection on Political Agroecology from the Agroecological perspective. It defines the disciplinary field responsible for designing and producing actions, institutions and regulations aimed at achieving agrarian…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • US Imperialism: The Changing Dynamics of Global Power book cover

    US Imperialism

    The Changing Dynamics of Global Power, 1st Edition

    By James Petras

    This book offers a broad and deep examination of the dynamics of US imperialism. Petras analyzes imperialism not only as economic domination, showing that its impact in the world takes many forms, including cultural, political and historical. He points to the disruptive effects it has on other…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11

  • Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Election? book cover

    Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Election?

    7th Edition

    By Stephen J. Wayne

    The 2016 and 2018 elections are over, but looking ahead to the 2019–2020 election cycle, the debate over the fairness and accuracy of our electoral process has never been more contentious. Hacking, fake news, a "rigged system," voter ID challenges, Super PACs, and an Electoral College defying the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06

  • Reinventing Revolution: The Renovation Of Left Discourse In Cuba And Mexico book cover

    Reinventing Revolution

    The Renovation Of Left Discourse In Cuba And Mexico, 1st Edition

    By Edward J Mccaughan

    Based on in-depth interviews with 74 intellectuals of the Lefts in Cuba and Mexico, Reinventing Revolution explores the rapidly changing thinking of progressives on the big?and enduring?questions of democracy, economic alternatives, and national sovereignty. Offering a unique world-systems…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

  • Revisioning The Political: Feminist Reconstructions Of Traditional Concepts In Western Political Theory book cover

    Revisioning The Political

    Feminist Reconstructions Of Traditional Concepts In Western Political Theory, 1st Edition

    By Nancy J Hirschmann, Christine Di Stefano

    Feminist scholars have been remaking the landscape in political theory, and in this important book some of the most important feminist political theorists provide reconstructions of those concepts most central to the tradition of political philosophy. The goal is nothing less than the construction…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

  • Reconsidering American Liberalism: The Troubled Odyssey Of The Liberal Idea book cover

    Reconsidering American Liberalism

    The Troubled Odyssey Of The Liberal Idea, 1st Edition

    By James Young

    Forty years ago Louis Hartz surveyed American political thought in his classic The Liberal Tradition in America. He concluded that American politics was based on a broad liberal consensus made possible by a unique American historical experience, a thesis that seemed to minimize the role of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

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