Revolt Against Authority

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

Status: 
€131,00
$157.00
ISBN13: 
9789004268203
E-ISBN: 
9789004273832
Publication Date: 
May 2014
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 277 pp.
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ISSN: 
1573-4234
Volume: 
65

Paul C. Mocombe, West Virginia State University

This work analyzes the Protestant metaphysical origins and basis underlying the sociological process of globalization. Specifically, it outlines the different conceptions of globalization in the sociological literature, and then examines the nature of identity and identity politics in the age of...
Series: 
Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004216761
E-ISBN: 
9789004229952
Publication date: 
June 2012
€114,00
$139.00

Kathleen Kautzer, Regis College

Drawing on theories of religious movements and nonviolent resistance strategies, this book analyzes the Reform Movement of liberal American Catholics who for over four decades have sustained a movement to expand on the reforms and visions of Vatican II. In the face of backlash from church...
Series: 
Volume: 
40/2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004219380
E-ISBN: 
9789004226050
Publication date: 
March 2012
€138,00
$167.00

Robert Biel, University College London

Within the context of the ecological crisis of the twenty-first century, the book integrates Marxism and systems theory to reveal finance capital and the ‘war on terror’ as complementary responses of a capitalism reduced to parasitising upon symptoms of chaos.
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004204300
E-ISBN: 
9789004204294
Publication date: 
October 2011
€114,00
$139.00

Cory Blad, Manhattan College

Canada and Québec are presented in historical comparative context as examples of how neoliberal states achieve global political economic integration while relying on cultural legitimation to maintain social policies working to mitigate social changes resulting from increased global integration.
Series: 
Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004211117
E-ISBN: 
9789004211100
Publication date: 
September 2011
€118,00
$143.00

Edited by James Dzisah, Nipissing University, North Bay, Canada and Henry Etzkowitz, Stanford University

The Age of Knowledge emphasizes that the ongoing transformations of knowledge, both within universities and for society more generally, must be understood as a reflection of the larger changes in the constitutive social structures within which they are invariably produced, translated and reproduced.
Series: 
Volume: 
37
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004211025
E-ISBN: 
9789004211032
Publication date: 
October 2011
€114,00
$139.00

Henry Veltmeyer, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas (Mexico) and Saint Mary’s University (Canada) and Mark Rushton

The book argues that the Cuban Revolution should be understood as a model of socialist human development. Several particular features of this model were critical to the survival of the Cuban Revolution under conditions of neoliberal globalization.
Series: 
Volume: 
36
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210431
E-ISBN: 
9789004210424
Publication date: 
November 2011
€114,00
$139.00

Tom Brass

Historical debates about capitalism, unfreedom and primitive accumulation suggest Marxism accepts that, where class struggle is global, capitalists employ unfree workers. Labour-power as commodity means the free/unfree distinction informs the process of becoming, being, remaining, and acting as a...
Series: 
Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202474
E-ISBN: 
9789004210400
Publication date: 
September 2011
€118,00
$143.00

Luciano Vasapollo, Università La Sapienza in Rome and the Universidad de Habana, Cuba

This book provides a comprehensive methodological and philosphical inquiry into, and a comprehensive scientific analysis of, the fundamental economic dynamics of capitalism as a world system.
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Volume: 
34
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210325
E-ISBN: 
9789004210332
Publication date: 
October 2011
€114,00
$139.00

Edited by Robert Mark Silverman, University at Buffalo and Kelly L. Patterson, University at Buffalo

This edited book examines trends, outcomes and future directions of U.S. fair and affordable housing policy. It focuses on four areas of interest: fair housing policy, affordable housing finance, equitable approaches to land use, rent vouchers, and homeownership policy.
Series: 
Volume: 
33
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201446
E-ISBN: 
9789004207134
Publication date: 
September 2011
€118,00
$143.00

Edited by Rodney D. Coates, Miami University

Covert Racism, subtle often hidden form of racism is explored through a multi-disciplinarian lens. The volume challenges the notion of a post-racial America.
Series: 
Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004203655
E-ISBN: 
9789004207011
Publication date: 
June 2011
€154,00
$186.00

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