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  • Genre and the (Post-)Communist Woman

    Analyzing Transformations of the Central and Eastern European Female Ideal

    Edited by Florentina C.Andreescu, Michael J. Shapiro

    This work is a critical intervention into the archive of female identity; it reflects on the ways in which the Central and Eastern European female ideal was constructed, represented, and embodied in communist societies and on its transformation resulting from the political, economic, and social…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Deforming American Political Thought

    Challenging the Jeffersonian Legacy, 2nd Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    Deforming American Political Thought offers an alternative to the dominant American historical imagination, treating issues that range from the nature of Thomas Jefferson's vision of an egalitarian nation to the persistence of racial inequality. Presenting multifaceted arguments that transcend the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • The New Violent Cartography

    Geo-Analysis after the Aesthetic Turn

    Edited by Samson Opondo, Michael J. Shapiro

    This edited volume seeks to propose and examine different, though related, critical responses to modern cultures of war among other cultural practices of statecraft. Taken together, these essays present a space of creative engagement with the political and draw on a broad range of cultural contexts…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Studies in Trans-Disciplinary Method

    After the Aesthetic Turn

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    This groundbreaking and innovative text addresses the deep ontological and epistemological commitments that underpin conventional positivist methods and then demonstrates how "method" can be understood in much broader and more interesting ways. Drawing on a broad range of philosophical and…

    Paperback – 2012-09-10
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Time of the City

    Politics, philosophy and genre

    By Michael J Shapiro

    The Time of the City is a trans-disciplinary work with a focus on genre-city relationships as they articulate the micropolitics of urban life in diverse cities. Shifting the territorial emphasis of political studies from the mosaic of states to the global network of cities, the book draws on urban…

    Paperback – 2010-06-09
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Cinematic Geopolitics

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    In recent years, film has been one of the major genres within which the imaginaries involved in mapping the geopolitical world have been represented and reflected upon. In this book, one of America's foremost theorists of culture and politics treats those aspects of the "geopolitical aesthetic"…

    Paperback – 2008-10-08
    Routledge
    Global Horizons

  • Sovereign Lives

    Power in Global Politics

    Edited by Jenny Edkins, Michael J. Shapiro, Veronique Pin-Fat

    For International Relations scholars, discussions of globalization inevitably turn to questions of sovereignty. How much control does a country have over its borders, people and economy? Where does that authority come from? Sovereign Lives explores these changes through reading of humanitarian…

    Paperback – 2004-09-15
    Routledge

  • Methods and Nations

    Cultural Governance and the Indigenous Subject

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    Methods and Nations critiques one of the primary deployments of twentieth-century social science: comparative politics whose major focus has been "nation-building" in the "Third World," often attempting to universalize and render self-evident its own practices. International relations theorists,…

    Paperback – 2004-01-02
    Routledge
    Global Horizons

  • The Politics of Moralizing

    Edited by Jane Bennett, Michael J. Shapiro

    The Politics of Moralizing issues a stern warning about the risks of speaking, writing, and thinking in a manner too confident about one's own judgments and asks, "Can a clear line be drawn between dogmatism and simple certainty and indignation?" Bennett and Shapiro enter the debate by questioning…

    Paperback – 2002-10-18
    Routledge

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