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The Irregularization of Migration in Contemporary Europe: Detention, Deportation, Drowning

by Yolande Jansen, Robin Celikates & Joost de Bloois Rowman & Littlefield International (December 12, 2014)

This carefully curated collection addresses the intertwined political, legal, cultural, and normative dimensions of the irregularization of migration.

Spaces of Governmentality: Autonomous Migration and the Arab Uprisings

by Martina Tazzioli Rowman & Littlefield International (November 24, 2014)

This book explores migrants’ movements and struggles taking place in the aftermath of the Arab Revolutions and examines how they impact the European space.

Contemporary Protest and the Legacy of Dissent

by Stuart Price & Ruth Sanz Sabido Rowman & Littlefield International (December 12, 2014)

Contemporary Protest and the Legacy of Dissent offers an insight into modern European protest movements, focusing on the strategies, activities, and developments associated with the current wave of public dissent....

Pyropolitics: When the World is Ablaze

by Michael Marder Rowman & Littlefield International (December 12, 2014)

A highly original theory of the political, the book explores the literal and metaphorical flare-ups in political theology, revolutionary thought, radical protests, and global energy production.

Protests as Events: Politics, Activism and Leisure

by Ian R. Lamond & Karl Spracklen Rowman & Littlefield International (November 05, 2014)

Protests as Events: Politics, Activism and Leisure is an edited collection that explores activism as a leisure activity and protests as events.

Beyond Britain: Stuart Hall and the Postcolonializing of Anglophone Cultural Studies

by Lars Jensen Rowman & Littlefield International (September 18, 2014)

Presents a history of the key ideas that have shaped the evolution of the shared spaces of inquiry in British Cultural Studies and Postcolonial Studies to analyze the continued significance and relevance of...

Re-Imagining a Politics of Life: From Governance of Order to Politics of Movement

by Leonie Ansems de Vries Rowman & Littlefield International (October 30, 2014)

This book unearths the radical potential at the heart of canonical political thought by reimagining theory in a way that embraces difference and resistance.

The Future of Europe: Democracy, Legitimacy and Justice After the Euro Crisis

by Serge Champeau, Carlos Closa, Daniel INNERARITY & Miguel Poiares Maduro Rowman & Littlefield International (November 03, 2014)

A major collection of essays by a multidisciplinary panel of experts exploring the various interpretations of the European crisis and the future of the European Union.

Engaging Enemies: Hayek and the Left

by Simon Griffiths Rowman & Littlefield International (October 09, 2014)

Engaging Enemies examines responses of the British left to Friedrich Hayek, one of the gurus of Thatcherism, and attempts to rethink socialism in response to neoliberalism.

Bearing Society in Mind: Theories and Politics of the Social Formation

by Samuel A. Chambers Rowman & Littlefield International (October 02, 2014)

Bearing Society in Mind disrupts the disciplinary boundaries of economic, political and cultural theory by exploring the theory and politics of the social formation.

Little Vast Rooms of Undoing: Exploring Identity and Embodiment through Public Toilet Spaces

by Dara Blumenthal Rowman & Littlefield International (August 28, 2014)

Little Vast Rooms of Undoing explores the relationship between identity and embodiment in public toilet spaces.

Participatory Democracy in Southern Europe: Causes, Characteristics and Consequences

by Joan Font, Donatella Della Porta & Yves Sintomer Rowman & Littlefield International (June 05, 2014)

Using a highly original multi-method approach, this book examines a wide range of innovative institutional participatory processes across Spain, Italy and France.

Justice Unbound

by Patrizia Longo Rowman & Littlefield International (December 17, 2018)

Introductions to political philosophy/theory mostly exclude discussions of race, and anthologies of political theory and philosophy cover readings from the ancient Greeks to contemporary theorists but without...

The Aesthetics of Necropolitics

by Natasha Lushetich Rowman & Littlefield International (December 11, 2018)

Every politics is an aesthetic. If necropolitics is the (accelerated) politics of what is usually referred to as the ‘apolitical age’, what are its manoeuvres, temporalities, intensities, textures, and tipping...

Middle Powers and Regional Influence

by Joshua B. Spero Rowman & Littlefield International (November 16, 2018)

In the growing literature on middle powers, this book contributes by expanding case study analysis and extending international relations theory in its application to foreign policy decisions. Thus, this book...

Chemical Bodies

by Alex Mankoo & Brian Rappert Rowman & Littlefield International (October 19, 2018)

In warfare, civil unrest, and political protest, chemicals have served as means of coercion, suppression, and manipulation. This book examines how chemical agents have been justified, utilised and resisted as...

Contemporary Boat Migration

by Elaine Burroughs & Kira Williams Rowman & Littlefield International (July 27, 2018)

This book explores contemporary migration by boat through the intertwined, and under-explored, elements of empirical data, governance and geopolitics, and discourses.

While the migration of people by boat is...

Chinese Martial Arts and Media Culture

by Tim Trausch Rowman & Littlefield International (November 16, 2018)

Signs and images of Chinese martial arts increasingly circulate through global media cultures. As tropes of martial arts are not restricted to what is considered one medium, one region, or one (sub)genre, the...


by Anindya Raychaudhuri Rowman & Littlefield International (October 19, 2018)

Is it possible to think of a counter-hegemonic, progressive nostalgia that celebrates and helps sustain the marginalised? What might such a nostalgia look like, and what political importance might it have?


Critical Perspectives on Human Rights

by Birgit Schippers Rowman & Littlefield International (September 25, 2018)

Critical Perspectives on Human Rights provides cutting-edge interventions into contemporary s on rights, ethics and global justice. The chapters, written by leading scholars in the field, make a significant...

The Postcolonial African State in Transition

by Amy Niang Rowman & Littlefield International (November 02, 2018)

The Postcolonial African State in Transition offers a new perspective on a set of fundamental, albeit old questions with salient contemporary resonance: what is the nature of the postcolonial state? How did...

Global Governance and Public Health

by Geoffrey B. Cockerham Rowman & Littlefield International (September 13, 2018)

Global health issues transcend national borders and state sovereignty. As a result, a collective response at the international level is necessary to effectively address these problems. This response, however,...

Songs of Social Protest

by Aileen Dillane, Martin J. Power, Eoin Devereux & Amanda Haynes Rowman & Littlefield International (September 30, 2018)

Songs of Social Protest is a comprehensive, cutting-edge companion guide to music and social protest globally. Bringing together established and emerging scholars from a range of fields, it explores a wide range...

In the Marxian Workshops

by Sandro Mezzadra & Yari Lanci Rowman & Littlefield International (September 16, 2018)

Theorists have often returned to the work of Marx, to interpret and better understand the global developments and current political and economic crisis.

This book combines an attempt to develop a specific reading...

Unsettling Food Politics

by Christopher Mayes Rowman & Littlefield International (October 16, 2018)

Over the past 25 years, activists, farmers and scholars have been arguing that the industrialized global food system erodes democracy, perpetuates injustices, undermines population health and is environmentally...

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

by Peter J. Boettke, Jayme Lemke & Virgil Henry Storr 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...

Transnational Migrations in the Asia-Pacific

by Catherine Gomes & Brenda S. A. Yeoh Rowman & Littlefield International (August 15, 2018)

This edited collection interrogates the diversity of transnational migration experiences in the Asia-Pacific through the lens of digital ethnography in order to explore the transformative effects digital media...

The Ecology of Violent Extremism

by Lisa Schirch Rowman & Littlefield International (August 23, 2018)

The Ecology of Violent Extremism brings together leading theorists and practitioners to describe an ecological or systems approach to violent extremism. Nothing can be fixed until it is understood. News media...

Fading Out Black and White

by Lisa Simone Kingstone Rowman & Littlefield International (August 31, 2018)

What happens to a country that was built on race when the boundaries of black and white have started to fade? Not only is the literal face of America changing where white will no longer be the majority, but...

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...

Philosophy and Public Policy

by Andrew I. Cohen Rowman & Littlefield International (August 21, 2018)

Public policy debates often turn on how to get things done once we know our policy objectives. But how do we make appropriate progress when people disagree about what those objectives might be? In this volume,...

Postcolonial Intellectuals in Europe

by Sandra Ponzanesi & Adriano José Habed Rowman & Littlefield International (August 31, 2018)

Postcolonial intellectuals have engaged with and deeply impacted upon European society since the figure of the intellectual emerged at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Yet a critical assessment and overview...

Modern Japanese Political Thought and International Relations

by Felix Rösch & Atsuko Watanabe Rowman & Littlefield International (September 16, 2018)

In an ever more globalized world, sustainable global development requires effective intercultural co-operations. This dialogue between non-western and western cultures is essential to identifying global solutions...

Narrative Justice

by Rafe McGregor Rowman & Littlefield International (September 16, 2018)

This book introduces narrative justice, a new theory of aesthetic education – the thesis that the cultivation of aesthetic or artistic sensibility can both improve moral character and achieve political justice....

Citizenship and Place

by Cherstin M. Lyon & Allison F. Goebel Rowman & Littlefield International (August 03, 2018)

This book explores the ways in which individuals and groups negotiate the meaning and rights associated with their citizenship or lack thereof within the context of diverse interpretations of "place." Place...

Homeland Security Cultures

by Alexander Siedschlag & Andrea Jerkovic Rowman & Littlefield International (July 12, 2018)

Homeland Security Cultures: Enhancing Values While Fostering Resilience explores the role that culture plays in the study and practice of homeland security in an all-hazards, whole-community, and all-of-government...

An End to the War on Terrorism

by Phil Gurski Rowman & Littlefield International (August 08, 2018)

Why are we still at ‘war’ with terror 16 years after 9/11? This book will discuss what we have collectively done well, what we have done poorly, what we have yet to try and how we get to the point where...

Realising Justice for Sex Workers

by Sharron A. FitzGerald & Kathryn McGarry Rowman & Littlefield International (August 16, 2018)

In the past two decades, feminist politics on prostitution has become more polarised and ideological. On the one hand, those on the radical spectrum of feminist politics have fought long and hard to criminalise...

The Global Illusion of Citizen Protection

by Robert Mandel Rowman & Littlefield International (July 05, 2018)

This book comprehensively analyzes the global illusion of citizen protection so common today. This text helps students understand a central puzzle in human security, which has two distinct components: (1) although...

Biopolitical Governance

by Hannah Richter Rowman & Littlefield International (May 17, 2018)

For years critical theorists and Foucauldian biopolitical theorists have argued against the Aristotelian idea that life and politics inhabit two separate domains. In the context of receding social security systems...

Citizen Journalism as Conceptual Practice

by Bolette B. Blaagaard Rowman & Littlefield International (July 16, 2018)

Citizen Journalism as Conceptual Practice provides a conceptualization of citizen journalism as a political practice developed through analyses of an historical and postcolonial case. Arguing that citizen journalism...

Spatial Anthropology

by Les Roberts Rowman & Littlefield International (June 20, 2018)

Spatial Anthropology draws together a number of interrelated strands of research focused on landscape, place and cultural memory in the north-west of England. At the core of the book lies an engagement with...

Affect and Social Media

by Tony Sampson, Stephen Maddison & Darren Ellis Rowman & Littlefield International (July 27, 2018)

Affect and Social Media is an edited collection of twenty bite sized articles by leading scholars from across disciplinary boundaries. It is comprised of four distinct but related sections which are interspersed...

Soundtracking Germany

by Melanie Schiller Rowman & Littlefield International (June 13, 2018)

This book argues for the importance of popular music in negotiations of national identity, and Germanness in particular. By discussing diverse musical genres and commercially and critically successful songs...

Why Social Movements Matter

by Laurence Cox Rowman & Littlefield International (June 08, 2018)

Social movements and popular struggle are a central part of today’s world, but often neglected or misunderstood by media commentary as well as experts in other fields. In an age when struggles over climate...

Exploring the Political Economy and Social Philosophy of James M. Buchanan

by Paul Dragos Aligica, Christopher J. Coyne & Stefanie Haeffele Rowman & Littlefield International (May 22, 2018)

James M. Buchanan, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1986, was a pioneer of public choice and constitutional political economy, as well as contributing to many fields of study, including philosophy,...

New Directions in Diaspora Studies

by Sarah Ilott, Ana Cristina Mendes & Lucinda Newns Rowman & Littlefield International (July 02, 2018)

This collection brings together new critical approaches to diaspora studies, branching out to areas such as literary studies, visual culture, and museum studies, and explores them in relation to a variety of...

Knowledge and Incentives in Policy

by Stefanie Haeffele Rowman & Littlefield International (June 04, 2018)

The relative effectiveness of various institutions, such as the market or government, is based on the ability for individuals to access and use dispersed knowledge in society and the incentives that steer their...

Exploring Nightlife

by Jordi Nofre Mateo & Adam Eldridge Rowman & Littlefield International (April 23, 2018)

While the night has long been associated with crime and fear, over recent decades ‘nightlife’ has become increasingly associated with the creative economy, tourism, sociability, job growth, and urban regeneration....

Cultural Policy and East Asian Rivalry

by Anthony Y. H. Fung Rowman & Littlefield International (May 01, 2018)

Hong Kong was once an established hub of creativity in Asia recognized internationally for its cinema, Bruce Lee and Kung Fu. Cantopop, its particular form of pop music, was popular throughout China and East...