859 books (43 pages) in this category
by Thomas G. Weiss
With some 50 million people living under duress and threatened by wars and disasters in 2012, the demand for relief worldwide has reached unprecedented levels. Humanitarianism is now a multi-billion dollar enterprise, and aid agencies are ...
by Thomas G. Weiss
<p>A singular development in the post-Cold War era is the use of military force to protect human beings. From Rwanda to Kosovo, Sierra Leone to East Timor, and Libya to Cote d Ivoire, soldiers have rescued civilians in some of the world's most ...
by Timothy Morton
What is it that makes humans human' As science and technology challenge the boundaries between life and non-life, between organic and inorganic, this ancient question is more timely than ever. Acclaimed object-oriented philosopher Timothy Morton
by Max Kirsch
by Paul Scheffer
This book is a major reassessment of how immigration is changing our world. The policies of multiculturalism that were implemented in the wake of post-war immigration have, especially since 9/11, come under intense scrutiny, and the continuing ...
A New Hope for Israel
by Avraham Burg
by Chantal Mouffe
Populism, today, is the expression of a crisis of liberal-democratic politics. It is more than an ideology or a political regime. It is a way of doing politics that can take various forms but emerges when one aims at building a new subject of ...
by Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann
Critical Interpretations of the Grundrisse
by Riccardo Bellofiore
Marx's most widely debated text, the unfinished manuscript the "Grundrisse," is here discussed as the laboratory for his mature ideas. ...
Essays against Empire
by Mike Davis
A bold collection of essays and polemics from the world-renowned social critic Mike Davis. ...
by Alain Badiou
by Laura Tingle
With the politics of rage and resentment dominating many Western nations, including Australia, Laura Tingle?s calm, perceptive analysis is more relevant than ever. What has happened to good government? Can Malcolm Turnbull apply the lessons of ...
America's War in Afghanistan
by Seth G. Jones
<b> A definitive account of the American experience in Afghanistan from the rise of the Taliban to the depths of the insurgency.</b><br /> <br /> <p>Longtime Afghanistan expert and RAND analyst Seth G. Jones watched as American optimism ...
by Gareth Evans
A colourful and central figure in Australian politics for two decades-described by Bob Hawke as having 'the most acute mind? of any of his ministers-Gareth Evans has also been applauded worldwide for his contributions, both as Foreign Minister ...
Economy, Politics and Society
by Stuart Corbridge
Twenty years ago India was still generally thought of as an archetypal developing country, home to the largest number of poor people of any country in the world, and beset by problems of low economic growth, casteism and violent religious ...
by Adam Roberts
A compelling portrait of modern India - and where it should go next. ...
by Ed Bacon
<p>NEW SERIES: INSIDE GLOBAL POLITICS <br></p><p>Is there more to Russian politics than Putin?<br></p> <p><i>Inside Russian Politics</i> is an intelligent, critical, and engaging account of the realities of contemporary Russian politics. It
by Philip Webster
An insider's account of the great political stories over the past three decades years, illustrated with Peter Brookes' iconic cartoons. With the wit and geniality that has made him so many friends in politics, Webster gives has written the ...
by Peter Gill