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  • Marx for Today

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marcello Musto

    Since the onset of global crisis in recent years, academics and economic theorists from various political and cultural backgrounds have been drawn to Marx's analysis of the inherent instability of capitalism. The rediscovery of Marx is based on his continuing capacity to explain the present. In the…

    Paperback – 2013-08-07

  • Chantal Mouffe

    Hegemony, Radical Democracy, and the Political, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Martin

    Chantal Mouffe’s writings have been innovatory with respect to democratic theory, Marxism and feminism. Her work derives from, and has always been engaged with, contemporary political events and intellectual debates. This sense of conflict informs both the methodological and substantive…

    Paperback – 2013-07-08
    Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

  • The Legacies of Caribbean Radical Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shalini Puri

    The year 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution and the thirtieth anniversary of the Grenadian and Nicaraguan Revolutions, and as such offered an occasion to assess the complex legacies of revolutionary politics in the Caribbean. This volume considers what we might learn from such…

    Paperback – 2013-06-01

  • Economic Prospects - East and West (Routledge Revivals)

    A View from the East, 1st Edition

    By Jan Winiecki

    First published in 1987, this is an analysis of the contemporary breakdown of political and economic systems within the Eastern European communist countries. Rather than passively following the developments of this crisis, the author seeks instead to identify the reasons for failure and to examine…

    Paperback – 2013-05-15

  • Women’s History and Local Community in Postwar Japan

    1st Edition

    By Curtis Anderson Gayle

    This timely look at a neglected corner of Japanese historiography spotlights the decade following the end of World War II, a time in which Japanese society was undergoing the transformation from imperial state to democratic nation. For certain working and middle-class women involved in…

    Paperback – 2013-05-08
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

  • The Communist Quest for National Legitimacy in Europe, 1918-1989

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Mevius

    There are two popular myths concerning the relationship between communism and nationalism. The first is that nationalism and communism are wholly antagonistic and mutually exclusive. The second is the assertion that in communist Eastern Europe nationalism was oppressed before 1989, to emerge…

    Paperback – 2013-03-15
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Khrushchev in the Kremlin

    Policy and Government in the Soviet Union, 1953–64, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Smith, Melanie Ilic

    This book presents a new picture of the politics, economics and process of government in the Soviet Union under the leadership of Nikita Khrushchev. Based in large part on original research in recently declassified archive collections, the book examines the full complexity of government, including…

    Paperback – 2013-03-05
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • The Impact of China's 1989 Tiananmen Massacre

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Béja

    This book offers a unique insight into the role of human rights lawyers in Chinese law and politics. In her extensive account, Eva Pils shows how these practitioners are important as legal advocates for victims of injustice and how bureaucratic systems of control operate to subdue and marginalise…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    China Policy Series

  • Can Russia Change? (Routledge Revivals)

    The USSR Confronts Global Interdependence, 1st Edition

    By Walter Clemens

    First published in 1989, this ground-breaking book sought to determine whether contemporary Russia had the capacity to change and if, in so doing, it could alter the complex web of East-West relations from a zero-sum struggle to a state of peaceful competition and mutual security. In order to…

    Paperback – 2013-02-12

  • Marxism and the Global Financial Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hillel Ticktin

    The book discusses the nature of Marxist theory of crisis and applies it to the global financial crisis which began in 2007. Is the contemporary crisis simply the usual periodic upturn and downturn or is there something more fundamental? Is there a structural crisis of capitalism, from which there…

    Paperback – 2012-12-07

  • Privilege in the Soviet Union (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Elite Life-Styles under Communism, 1st Edition

    By Mervyn Matthews

    First published in 1978, this unique work throws much-needed light upon the exact nature of privilege and elite life-styles in the contemporary Soviet Union, under the Communist regime. Dr Matthews' study places these life-styles in a historical perspective, and characterises, in…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22

  • The Distorted World of Soviet-Type Economies (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Jan Winiecki

    The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe provide unique examples of large-scale relatively highly developed centrally planned economies. In the 1980s economists in both the East and West began to focus with increasingly critical attention on the economies of the Soviet Bloc, in an…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22

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