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The Movement of the Working Class from Wage Slavery to Freedom

by A. E. Woodruff Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 13, 2018)

"The new dominant class warped the old institutions to its own purposes, introduced a new method of production and exchange, imposed its will upon the balance of society and thereby established a new civilization....


by Aesop Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Whether it’s the benefits of taking it slow and steady (“The Tortoise and the Hare”), the necessity of invention (“The Crow and the Pitcher”), or the problems of cognitive dissonance (“The Fox and...

Gulag Memories

by Zuzanna Bogumił Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Though the institution of the Gulag was nominally closed over half a decade ago, it lives on as an often hotly contested site of memory in the post-socialist era. This ethnographic study takes a holistic, comprehensive...

Travelling Towards Home

by Nicola Frost & Tom Selwyn Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

As we grapple with a growing refugee crisis, a hardening of anti-immigration sentiment, and deepening communal segregation in many parts of the developed world, questions of the nature of home and homemaking...

Food, Politics, and Society

by Alejandro Colas University of California Press (September 25, 2018)

Food and drink has been a focal point of modern social theory since the inception of agrarian capitalism and the industrial revolution. From Adam Smith to Mary Douglas, major thinkers have used key concepts...

Enemy of the People

by Marvin Kalb Brookings Institution Press (September 25, 2018)

Shortly after assuming office in January 2017, President Donald Trump accused the press of being an “enemy of the American people.” Attacks on the media had been a hallmark of Trump’s presidential campaign,...

Economy, Crime, and Wrong in a Neoliberal Era

by James G. Carrier Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Corporate scandals since the 1990s have made it clear that economic wrong-doing is more common in Western societies than might be expected. This volume examines the relationship between such wrong-doing and...

A Distinct Alien Race

by David Vermette Baraka Books (September 27, 2018)

Americans don’t think of Canada as a source of potential terrorists—speaking a foreign tongue, serving a foreign religion, and invading their country. But when a million French-Canadians crossed the border...

The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability: For All of Us Who Live with Disabilities, Chronic Pain, and Illness

by Cory Silverberg & Miriam Kaufman Cleis Press (December 01, 2007)

The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability is the first complete sex guide for people who live with disabilities, pain, illness, or chronic conditions. Useful for absolutely everyone, regardless of age, gender,...

The State of the Parties 2018

by John C. Green, Daniel J. Coffey & David B. Cohen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 25, 2018)

The State of the Parties 2018 brings together leading scholars of parties, elections, and interest groups to provide an indispensable overview of American political parties today. The 2016 presidential election...

My Groupon Adventure

by Max Dickins Unbound (June 02, 2016)

In 2013, comedian Max Dickins wasn't sure of very much in life, but he did know one thing for certain: his life was excruciatingly and mind-numbingly boring. He was heartbroken and desperate to shake things...

Regarding Muslims: From Slavery to Postapartheid

by Gabeba Baderoon Wits University Press (June 01, 2014)

How do Muslims fit into South Africa's well-known narrative of colonialism, apartheid, and postapartheid? South Africa is known for apartheid, but the country's foundation was laid by 176 years of slavery from...

The Musical Instruments of  Indigenous People of South Africa

by Percival Kirby Wits University Press (August 01, 2013)

One of the greatest South African musicologists and ethnomusicologists, Percival R. Kirby was concerned about the demise of traditional cultural practices of African people. Whilst at Wits, he was encouraged...

Shadow State

by Ivor Chipkin, Mark Swilling, Haroon Bhorat & Mzukisi Qobo et al. Wits University Press (July 01, 2018)

The 2017 publication of Betrayal of the Promise, the report that detailed the systematic nature of state capture, marked a key moment in South Africa’s most recent struggle for democracy. In the face of growing...

Conversations with Bourdieu: The Johannesburg Moment

by Michael Burawoy & Karl Von Holdt Wits University Press (February 01, 2012)

Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002) is the most influential sociologist of our time. His works take in education, culture, sport, literature, painting, class, philosophy, religion, law, media, intellectuals, methodology,...

New South African Review 1: 2010: Development or Decline?

by Doreen Atkinson, David Bruce, Anthony Butler & Scarlett Cornelisson et al. Wits University Press (November 01, 2010)

The publication of the New South African Review produced from the department of sociology at the University of the Witwatersrand, represents the launch of an exciting new annual series of studies in South African...

Ekurhuleni: The Making of an Urban Region

by Phil Bonner & Noor Nieftagodien Wits University Press (November 01, 2012)

Ekurhuleni: The Making of an Urban Region is the first academic work to provide an historical account and explanation of the development of this extended region to the east of Johannesburg since its origins...

New South African Review 2: New Paths, Old Compromises?

by William Attwell, Leslie Bank, Prishani Naidoo & Patrick Bond et al. Wits University Press (October 01, 2011)

The second volume of the New South African Review (NSAR) continues a tradition of debate and critical, analytical scholarship about contemporary South Africa. Drawing on authors from academia and beyond, it...

Marxisms in the 21st Century: Crisis, Critique & Struggle

by Patrick Bond, Michael Burawoy, Jacklyn Cock & Ashwin Desai et al. Wits University Press (December 01, 2013)

Although Marx's writings on social transformation figured prominently in the global Left imagination for more than 150 years, by the late 20th century the relevance of Marxism was under question by both the...

New South African Review 4: A Fragile Democracy - Twenty Years On

by Clare Ballard, Ahmed Bawa, Aninka Claassens & John G.I. Clarke et al. Wits University Press (April 01, 2014)

The death of Nelson Mandela on December 5, 2013, was a wake-up call for South Africans-a time to reflect on what has been achieved since South Africans of all colors voted for the first time in a democratic...

Motherhood, The Mother of All Sexism

Men, Masculinities, and Aging

by Edward H. Thompson Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 14, 2018)

Men, Masculinities, and Aging introduces readers to the gendered nature of aging men’s lives. Edward H. Thompson, noted for his work on men and aging, explores the intersections of ethnicities, class, geographies,...

Tell me about the United Nations

by Jean-Jacques Chevron & Elisabeth Belchamber Nane Editions (September 11, 2018)

The united Nations exercice a worldwide responsability and, yet, too often is little known by the general public. When and why was the United Nations founded ? What are its ideals, its goals and the means at...

The City as Power

by Alexander C. Diener & Joshua Hagen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 27, 2018)

This interdisciplinary book considers national identity through the lens of urban spaces.

By bringing together scholars from a range of disciplines, The City as Power provides broad comparative perspectives...

Exploring the Political Economy and Social Philosophy of F. A. Hayek

by Peter J. Boettke, Virgil Henry Storr & Jayme Lemke Rowman & Littlefield International (August 17, 2018)

This volume critically explore and extend Hayek’s Nobel Prize-winning work on knowledge and social interconnectedness from the disciplines of law, economics, philosophy, anthropology, political science, and...

Art after Money, Money after Art

by Max Haiven Pluto Press (August 20, 2018)

We imagine that art and money are old enemies, but this myth actually reproduces a violent system of global capitalism and prevents us from imagining and building alternatives.*BR**BR*From the chaos unleashed...

A Life Full of Glitter

by Anna O'Brien Mango (September 15, 2018)

A Modern Guide to Positive Thinking

Learn the importance of expression: A Life Full of Glitter will show you how much creativity, physical activity and social interactions affect your day to day life. Learn...

Life without Lead

by Daniel Renfrew University of California Press (August 31, 2018)

Life without Lead examines the social, political, and environmental dimensions of a devastating lead poisoning epidemic. Drawing from a political ecology of health perspective, the book situates the Uruguayan...

Remaking Mutirikwi

by Joost Fontein James Currey (September 07, 2018)

The Mutirikwi river was dammed in the early 1960s to make Zimbabwe's second largest lake. This was a key moment in the Europeanisation of Mutirikwi's landscapes, which had begun with colonial land appropriations...


by Michael R. McGowan & Ralph Pezzullo St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2018)

The explosive memoir of an FBI field operative who has worked more undercover cases than anyone in history.

Within FBI field operative circles, groups of people known as “Special” by their titles alone, Michael...

Hitler's American Friends

by Bradley W. Hart St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2018)

A book examining the strange terrain of Nazi sympathizers, nonintervention campaigners and other voices in America who advocated on behalf of Nazi Germany in the years before World War II.

Americans who remember...

Beyond Blood Oil

by Leif Wenar, Michael Blake, Aaron James & Christopher Kutz et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 08, 2018)

Leif Wenar’s 2016 book Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules that Run the World argues that much of the conflict, suffering, and injustice in the world is driven by an archaic rule in global trade that...

Healing in Action

by Barney Straus Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 04, 2018)

Healing in Action: Adventure-Based Counseling with Therapy Groups is a practical guide for therapists wanting to integrate interactive games and challenges into their work. It provides current research supporting...

Hierarchy and Value

by Jason Hickel & Naomi Haynes Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Globalization promised to bring about a golden age of liberal individualism, breaking down hierarchies of kinship, caste, and gender around the world and freeing people to express their true, authentic agency....

The Left's Jewish Problem

by Dave Rich Biteback Publishing (September 13, 2018)

A great deal has happened since the first edition of The Left’s Jewish Problem came out in 2016. The Shami Chakrabarti Inquiry into anti-Semitism and other forms of racism in the Labour Party has been published;...

Ethnographies of Movement, Sociality and Space

by Milena Komarova & Maruška Svašek Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Exploring the complex dynamics of twenty-first century spatial sociality, this volume provides a much-needed multi-dimensional perspective that undermines the dominant image of Northern Ireland as a conflict-ridden...

Austerity and Working-Class Resistance

by Adam Fishwick & Heather Connolly Rowman & Littlefield International (September 05, 2018)

The working classes today are facing a new set of crises around increasing austerity, authoritarianism, exploitation, and surveillance. But in many places, and in many ways, they are resisting. From new forms...

Living Under Austerity

by Evdoxios Doxiadis & Aimee Placas Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Since its sovereign debt crisis in 2009, Greece has been living under austerity, with no apparent end in sight. This volume explores the effects of policies pursued by the Greek state since then (under the...

The Puzzle of Latin American Economic Development

by Patrice Franko Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 23, 2018)

Thoroughly revised and updated, this foundational text provides the basic economic tools for students to understand the problems facing the countries of Latin America. In the fourth edition, Patrice Franko analyzes...


by Malynnda A. Johnson Lexington Books (August 15, 2018)

In the 80’s and 90’s it was Designing Women and The Real World, today it’s Grey’s

Anatomy and How to Get Away with Murder. 35 years since HIV hit prime time it

remains a hot topic for TV producers to...

Historical Dictionary of Chinese Foreign Affairs

by Lawrence R. Sullivan & Robert L. Paarlberg Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 18, 2018)

In an act of totally unnecessary and wanton destruction, British forces in China during the Second Opium War (1856-1860) looted and destroyed much of the Old Imperial Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan) including three...

Parties and Elections in America

by Mark D. Brewer & L. Sandy Maisel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2018)

Written in a sharp and lively manner that will interest and engage students, this classic text provides comprehensive coverage of all elements of parties and elections in the United States, including local,...

Children of Hope

by Sandra Rowoldt Shell Ohio University Press (August 20, 2018)

In Children of Hope, Sandra Rowoldt Shell traces the lives of sixty-four Oromo children who were enslaved in Ethiopia in the late nineteenth century, liberated by the British navy and ultimately sent to Lovedale...

Media Ethics

by Philip Patterson, Lee Wilkins & Chad Painter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2018)

Media Ethics, Ninth Edition is a diverse, classroom tested compilation of 60 diverse cases that will help students prepare for the ethical situations they will confront in their media careers. Ninety percent...

Women and China's Revolutions

by Gail Hershatter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 29, 2018)

If we place women at the center of our account of China’s last two centuries, how does this change our understanding of what happened? This deeply knowledgeable book illuminates the places where the Big History...

Can Democracy Work?

by James Miller Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 18, 2018)

A new history of the world’s most embattled idea

Today, democracy is the world’s only broadly accepted political system, and yet it has become synonymous with disappointment and crisis. How did it come to...


by Thomas Schmidinger Pluto Press (June 20, 2018)

The Kurdish territory of Rojava in Syria has become a watchword for radical democracy, communalism and gender equality. But while Western radicals continue to project their own values onto the revolution, the...

Constructing China

by Mobo Gao Pluto Press (July 20, 2018)

From fear and anxiety, to celebration, China's rise has provoked a variety of responses across the world. In light of this phenomenon, how are our understandings of China produced?*BR**BR*From West to East,...

Trump Must Go

by Bill Press St. Martin's Press (September 11, 2018)

"I would give myself an A+" —Donald Trump, on his first 100 days in office.

Americans increasingly agree on one thing: Every day that Trump stays in office, he diminishes the United States and its people.



by Francis Fukuyama Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 11, 2018)

The New York Times bestselling author of The Origins of Political Order offers a provocative examination of modern identity politics: its origins, its effects, and what it means for domestic and international...