Liberal Modernity and Its Adversaries

Freedom, Liberalism and Anti-Liberalism in the 21st Century

Milan Zafirovski,

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€113,00
$150.00
ISBN13: 
9789004160521
E-ISBN: 
9789047420699
Publication Date: 
June 2007
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
x, 582 pp.
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ISSN: 
1573-4234
Volume: 
10

Edited by Savaş Çoban

This volume applies a critical lens to our understanding of how mass communication impacts our understanding of and potential for meaningful social change in the global political economy.
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Volume: 
72
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004272927
Expected: 
November 2014

Mildred A. Schwartz, University of Illinois at Chicago and New York University

In Trouble in the University Mildred A. Schwartz accounts for the corruption of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey as resulting from its organization and network relations and shows those findings to apply in general to higher education tied to health care.
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Volume: 
71
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004278660
Publication date: 
July 2014

James Petras, Binghamton University and Henry Veltmeyer, Saint Mary's University and Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas. With contributions by Paul Bowles, Dennis Canterbury, Norman Girvan, and Darcy Tetreault

This book explores the changing face of US imperialism in the context of a system that is in crisis. At issue are the devastating effects of the turn of many multinational corporations towards ‘extractivism’—a pillage of society’s natural resources.
Series: 
Volume: 
70
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004268852
Publication date: 
July 2014

Graham Cassano, Oakland University

In A New Kind of Public: Community, Solidarity, and Political Economy in New Deal Cinema, 1935-1948, Graham Cassano examines the contending ways in which New Deal cinema attempted to explain the causes and consequences of the Great Depression to audiences shaped by economic struggle and new forms...
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Volume: 
69
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004275195
Publication date: 
July 2014

John Asimakopoulos, City University of New York

In Social Structures of Direct Democracy John Asimakopoulos develops a political economy of structural equality making strong empirical arguments for radical transformation toward direct democracy by filling positions of political and economic authority with randomly selected citizens.
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Volume: 
68
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262720
Publication date: 
June 2014

Edited by Michael R. Ott, Grand Valley State University

In The Dialectics of the Religious and the Secular, fifteen international scholars address the question of the relevancy, meaning, and future of religion within the increasing antagonisms between the religious and secular realms of modern civil society and its globalization.
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Volume: 
67
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004263130
Publication date: 
May 2014

Edited by Andy Blunden

Collaborative Projects - An Interdisciplinary Study demonstrates that the concept of 'project' may unify research across a range of human sciences, and presents eleven diverse research projects and a philosophical introduction to prove it.
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Volume: 
66
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004261211
Publication date: 
June 2014

Laura Westra, University of Windsor and University of Milano, Bicocca

Democratic countries are increasingly controlled by economic interests rather than by the rule of law. Charting the protesters and social movements "illegality" opposing authority this volume argues that they should be, nevertheless, considered the defenders of law and order. It is these...
Series: 
Volume: 
65
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004268203
Publication date: 
May 2014

Tom Brass

Using examples from different historical contexts, this book examines the relationship between class, nationalism, modernity and the agrarian myth.
Series: 
Volume: 
64
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004259973
Publication date: 
May 2014

Tine Destrooper, European University Institute

In Come Hell or High water: Feminism and the Legacy of Armed Conflict in Central America, Tine Destrooper explores the motivations, strategies and priorities of women’s activists in Guatemala and Nicaragua. She explains how these priorities were shaped by the legacy of armed conflict and...
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Volume: 
63
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248960
Publication date: 
June 2014

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