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Edited by Ute Hüsken
This volume investigates the implications of breaking ritual rules, of failed performances and of the extinction of ritual systems. The essays thus break new ground in the comparative analysis of rituals and introduce new perspectives to ritual studies.
Edited by M. Parvizi Amineh, International Institute for Asian Studies, University of Amsterdam
This anthology unites in one volume two studies of the Greater Middle East in global politics – each conceptual and empirical. First, it is a historical-comparative study of politics and societies in selected Greater Middle Eastern countries. Second, it is an empirical case study of states and ...
Edited by Rubin Patterson, University of Toledo
Transnational society is a new field of study, just as brain circulation is a new development strategy for the global South. This book contributes to the growing scholarship on transnational society and brain circulation, thus highlighting the dynamic social practices already underway.
Edited by Yilmaz Esmer, Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey and Thorleif Pettersson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Based on the data from the European and World Values Studies, this volume discuss basic theoretical and methodological issues of value research and focus on some the most basic processes of value change: cultural globalization, individualization, secularization and democratization.
Edited by Dmitry Shlapentokh, Indiana University
This book covers the origins of Eurasianism, dwells on Eurasianism’s major philosophical paradigms, and places Eurasianism in the context of the development of Polish and Turkish thought. The book should be of great interest to those who are interested in Russian/European and Asian history area ...
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The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who is an invaluable reference source for anyone interested in international affairs or international business.
Roland Boer, Monash University, Melbourne
Why do some of the major Marxists of the twentieth century engage extensively with theology? What is the influence on their other work? This book explores the instersections between Marxism and theology in the work of Ernst Bloch, Walter Benjamin, Louis Althusser, Henri Lefebvre, Antonio ...
Marcel van der Linden, International Institute of Social History and University of Amsterdam. Translated by Jurriaan Bendien
If the Soviet Union did not have a socialist society, then how should its nature be understood? The present book presents the first comprehensive appraisal of the debates on this problem, which was so central to twentieth-century Marxism.
Edited by Jacques Bidet, University of Paris-X and Stathis Kouvelakis, King's College London
International and interdisciplinary in range and scope, the Critical Companion to Contemporary Marxism provides a thorough and precise panorama of recent developments in Marxist theory in the US, Europe and beyond.
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