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  • The Communist Ideal in Hegel and Marx

    1st Edition

    By David MacGregor

    One reader has called this study, first published in 1984, ‘easily the best book on the relation of Hegel to Marx’. With spirited argument, MacGregor demonstrates that Hegelian logic suited Marx’s purpose so well because it already contained the unique elements that later appeared in Marx’s social…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Karl Marx: Man and Fighter

    1st Edition

    By Boris Nicolaievsky, Otto Maenchen-Helfen

    Strife has raged about Karl Marx for decades, and never had it been so embittered as at the time of this book’s first publication, 1936. Marx had impressed his image on the time as not other had done. To some he was – and still is – a fiend, the arch-enemy of human civilisation, and the prince of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Before the Revisionist Controversy

    Kautsky, Bernstein, and the Meaning of Marxism, 1895-1898, 1st Edition

    By H. Kendall Rogers

    In this book, first published in 1992, the author examines the polemic fought by German Social-Democratic Party leaders and intellectuals Karl Kautsky and Eduard Bernstein against what they perceived to be misunderstandings of Marxism propagated by members of the Social-Democratic Federation (SDF)…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Marxism's Retreat from Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arnold Hughes

    The collapse of Marxism in much of the Third World as well as Europe was so sudden and spectacular that it is hard to believe that in the space of seven years The Journal of Communist Studies could bring out special issues both on the creation of ‘Military Marxist Regimes in Africa’, and on their…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Japan's Ainu Minority in Tokyo

    Diasporic Indigeneity and Urban Politics, 1st Edition

    By Mark K. Watson

    This book is about the Ainu, the indigenous people of Japan, living in and around Tokyo; it is, therefore, about what has been pushed to the margins of history. Customarily, anthropologists and public officials have represented Ainu issues and political affairs as limited to rural pockets of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • The EU-Russia Borderland

    New Contexts for Regional Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heikki Eskelinen, Ilkka Liikanen, James W. Scott

    After the collapse of the Soviet Union, there were high hopes of Russia’s "modernisation" and rapid political and economic integration with the EU. But now, given its own policies of national development, Russia appears to have ‘limits to integration’. Today, much European political discourse again…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Challenges of Policing Democracies

    A World Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Dilip Das, Marenin Otwin

    In this text, the editors analyze the diverse situations that police forces operate under and the challenges that they face in different kinds of democracies. This cross-cultural comparison of various systems highlights the universal observation that police are a anomaly in a democracy and explores…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge

  • Scaling Up Scaling Down

    Overcoming Malnutrition in Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas J. Marchione

    The individual and institutional capacities required for the prevention and reduction of nutritional insecurity and hunger in lesser-developed countries as the twenty-first century approaches are identified in this book. Household nutritional "security" can be defined as the successful The essays…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge

  • Intra-Party Politics and Coalition Governments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniela Giannetti, Kenneth Benoit

    This book explores how intra-party politics affects government formation and termination in parliamentary systems, where the norm is the formation of coalition governments. The authors look beyond party cohesion and discipline in parliamentary democracies to take a broader view, assuming a…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • Political Developments in Contemporary Russia

    1st Edition

    By Ian Jeffries

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of political developments in Russia since late 2000, following on from where the author’s previous publication, The New Russia, left off.  It covers all aspects of politics including the following: the highly centralized nature of power in Russia; central…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Guides to Economic and Political Developments in Asia

  • A Century of Protests

    Peasant Politics in Assam Since 1900, 1st Edition

    By Arupjyoti Saikia

    Addressing an important gap in the historiography of modern Assam, this book traces the relatively unexplored but profound transformations in the agrarian landscape of late- and post-colonial Assam that were instrumental in the making of modern Assamese peasantry and rural politics. It discusses…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Social Protection Policies in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neera Chandhoke, Sanjay Kumar Agrawal

    This book offers a comparative analysis of social protection policies in five countries of South Asia — India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh — where economic transformation impelled by globalisation and liberalisation has, on the one hand, caused an unprecedented expansion of the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

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