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Against a Tide of Evil

by Mukesh Kapila

<p>In this no-holds-barred account, the former head of the United Nations in Sudan reveals for the first time the shocking depths of evil plumbed by those who designed and orchestrated "the final solution" in Darfur.</p><p>A veteran of ...

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Against Capitalist Education

What is Education for?

by Nadim Bakhshov

<span><span>Out there in the so-called real world the education system is being crushed by the demands of capitalism and, in turn, is crushing those who pass through it, reducing them, diminishing them. The dream of the economic functioning ...

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Against Ecological Sovereignty

Ethics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World

by Mick Smith

<DIV><P><I>Against Ecological Sovereignty</I> is a passionate defense of radical ecology that speaks directly to current debates concerning the nature, and dangers, of sovereign power. Engaging the work of Bataille, Arendt, Levinas, Nancy, and ...

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Against Hate

by Carolin Emcke

<p>Racism, extremism, anti-democratic sentiment – our increasingly polarized world is dominated by a type of thinking that doubts others’ positions but never its own.</p> <p>In a powerful challenge to fundamentalism in all its forms, Carolin ...

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Against International Relations Norms

Postcolonial Perspectives

by Charlotte Epstein

<p>This volume uses the concept of ‘norms’ to initiate a long overdue conversation between the constructivist and postcolonial scholarships on how to appraise the ordering processes of international politics. Drawing together insights from a ...

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Against Labor

How U.S. Employers Organized to Defeat Union Activism

by Rosemary Feurer & Chad Pearson

<p><em>Against Labor</em> highlights the tenacious efforts by employers to organize themselves as a class to contest labor. Ranging across a spectrum of understudied issues, essayists explore employer anti-labor strategies and offer incisive ...

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Against Political Compromise

Sustaining Democratic Debate

by Alexander Ruser & Amanda Machin

<p>Political compromise is emerging as a preferred solution for numerous apparently intractable problems. Many have pointed to the rising degree of political polarisation around issues such as climate change, immigration and abortion. These are ...

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Against State, against History

Freedom, Resistance, and Statelessness in Upland Northeast India

by Jangkhomang Guite

<p>Life on the margins of the state is not a dark, static, and silent world. It is, in fact, a radiant world, involving multiple processes of reenactment of life, lifeways, and individual–community relations. This book is a radical reevaluation ...

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Against The Conventional Wisdom

A Primer For Current Economic Controversies And Proposals

by Douglas Dowd

<p>For the past twenty-five years, the United States has undergone a retrogression in its socioeconomic policies–facilitated and supported by most economists–thanks to the steady drumbeat of arguments by entrepreneurs and politicians who ...

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Against the Grain

by Norman Baker

<p>For eighteen years, Norman Baker was one of the most distinctive, outspoken and campaigning members of the House of Commons, uncovering the biggest parliamentary scandals of recent times. MPs’ expenses, the death of David Kelly, and the ...

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Age Discrimination

An Historical and Contemporary Analysis

by John Macnicol

<p>Age discrimination is a highly topical issue in all industrialised societies, against a background of concerns about shortening working lives and ageing populations in the future. Based upon detailed research, and adopting an ...

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Age of Oprah

Cultural Icon for the Neoliberal Era

by Janice Peck

<p>Over the last two decades Oprah Winfrey's journey has taken her from talk show queen to-as Time Magazine has asserted-&quot;one of the most important figures in popular culture.&quot; Through her talk show, magazine, website, seminars, ...

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Ageing, Gender, and Labour Migration

by Aija Lulle & Russell King

<p>This book explores how the real conditions and subjective conceptions of ageing and well-being are transformed when people move from one country to another. Focusing on ageing female migrants from Latvia in the UK and other European ...

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Agenda Crossover

The Influence of State Delegations in Congress

by Sarah A. Treul

<p>Agenda Crossover updates our understanding of state delegations, exploring how they influence representation and responsiveness in Congress today. The theory of agenda crossover posits that members of the House and Senate have much to gain ...

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Agenda Dynamics in Spain

by Laura Chaqués Bonafont, Frank R. Baumgartner & Anna Palau

<p>Spanish politics has been transformed. Using new techniques, this book looks at 30 years of Spanish political history to understand party competition, the impact of the EU, media-government relations, aspirations for independence in Catalonia

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Agenda Dynamics in Spain

by Laura Chaqués Bonafont, Professor Anna Palau & Frank R. Baumgartner

<p >Spanish politics has evolved from a consensual democracy with a focus on consolidating democratic rule to one where political parties increasingly polarize around ideologically rigid positions of Left and Right. No government seems able to ...

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Agenda Setting in the U.S. Senate

Costly Consideration and Majority Party Advantage

by Chris Den Hartog & Nathan W. Monroe

<p>Proposes a new theory of Senate agenda setting that reconciles a divide in literature between the conventional wisdom – in which party power is thought to be mostly undermined by Senate procedures and norms – and the apparent partisan bias in

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Agrarian Transformation in Western India

Economic Gains and Social Costs

by B. B. Mohanty

<p>This book examines the economic gains and social costs of agrarian transformation in India. The author looks at three phases of agrarian transformation: colonial, post- colonial, and neoliberal. This work combines macro and micro economic ...

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Agricultural Policy Reform

Politics and Process in the EU and US in the 1990s

by Wayne Moyer & Tim Josling

<p>This title was first published in 2002. This engaging work examines the interplay between US and EU agricultural trade policy reforms, as well as the linkage between domestic and trade policy reform, and addresses whether reform is likely to ...

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Agricultural Productivity In The Socialist Countries

by Lung-fai Wong

<p>First published in 1986. This book represents the continuation of the author’s interest in socialist agriculture. It is an extension of a doctoral dissertation which represents. Studies of the general economy and agricultural economy in ...

ISBN: 9780429711930

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