Concepts

A Critical Approach

Andy Blunden

Status: 
€121,00
$149.00
ISBN13: 
9789004228474
E-ISBN: 
9789004228481
Publication Date: 
July 2012
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
ix, 308 pp.
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Language: 
ISSN: 
1573-4234
Volume: 
44

Daniel Egan, University of Massachusetts Lowell

In The Dialectic of Position and Maneuver, Daniel Egan offers a critical analysis of the role played by military metaphors in Antonio Gramsci’s social theory.
Series: 
Volume: 
94
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004268739
Expected: 
October 2016
€89,00
$119.00

Lauren Langman, Loyola University of Chicago and George Lundskow, Grand Valley State University, Allendale,MI

God, Gold, Guns and Glory, by Lauren Langman and George Lundskow, offers a Frankfurt School account of the rise and fall of the American Empire by examining its underlying social character which is necessary for a post capitalist, sane society.
Series: 
Volume: 
93
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004323391
Expected: 
October 2016
€165,00
$198.00

Daniel Krier, Iowa State University, USA and William J. Swart, Augustana University, USA

NASCAR, Sturgis, and the New Economy of Spectacle vividly illustrates how legendary spectacles, such as those in NASCAR racing and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, generate a triple-circuit of profit.
Series: 
Volume: 
92
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300606
Expected: 
October 2016
€115,00
$138.00

Edited by Peter Sohlberg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology and Håkon Leiulfsrud, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Theory in Action starts by detailing how social theory is commonly understood, practiced and abused. It follows by proposing alternative ideas of the active and knowledge-generative use of social theory, and demonstrates, by providing examples, a variety of theoretical operations.
Series: 
Volume: 
91
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004314177
Expected: 
October 2016
€115,00
$138.00

David Van Arsdale, State University of New York at Onondaga

In The Poverty of Work, Van Arsdale offers ethnographic and historical accounts of employment agency labor. Employing sixty million temporary workers globally and growing, the case is made for rethinking the function of employment agencies and their impact on economic inequality.
Series: 
Volume: 
90
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004323377
Expected: 
August 2016
€115,00
$138.00

Agustín Santella, Universidad de Buenos Aires

Labor Conflict and Capitalist Hegemony in Argentina delves into the dynamics of labor conflict during Neoliberalism. How did workers react to market reforms and massive layoffs? This book aims at contributing to a new way of conceptualizing labor relations within Marxism.
Series: 
Volume: 
89
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004291515
Expected: 
August 2016
€114,00
$137.00

Edited by Dustin J. Byrd, Olivet College, USA and Seyed Javad Miri, Institute of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Iran

Malcolm X: From Political Eschatology to Religious Revolutionary offers a variety of historical, religious and philosophical perspectives into the significance of Malcolm X’s life and thought today.
Series: 
Volume: 
88
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004308671
E-ISBN: 
9789004308688
Publication date: 
May 2016
€135,00
$175.00

Camilo A. Pérez-Bustillo, New Mexico State University and FLACSO-Guatemala and Karla V. Hernández Mares

Human Rights, Hegemony and Utopia in Latin America explores the evolving relationship between hegemonic and counter-hegemonic visions of human rights, within the context of cases in contemporary Mexico and Colombia, and their broader implications.
Series: 
Volume: 
87
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004297838
Expected: 
June 2016
€129,00
$167.00

Javier Sethness Castro

In Eros and Revolution, Javier Sethness Castro presents a comprehensive intellectual and political biography of the critical theorist Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979), investigating the Hegelian-Marxist, Romantic, existentialist, social-psychological, and anti-authoritarian dimensions of his thought,...
Series: 
Volume: 
86
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004308695
Expected: 
June 2016
€150,00
$194.00

Edited by Daniel Krier, Iowa State University and Mark P. Worrell, SUNY Cortland

In Capitalism's Future: Alienation, Emancipation and Critique, sociologists, philosophers and cultural theorists critique economic and political dynamics of contemporary capitalism. An agenda for 21st century critical social theory emerges in conjoined critique of political economyand critique of...
Series: 
Volume: 
85
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300309
Publication date: 
May 2016
€115,00
$149.00

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