Politics round-up

September 18, 2008

Fixing the System: A History of Populism, Ancient and Modern

Author: Adrian Kuzminski

Edition: First

Publisher: Continuum

Pages: 232

Price: £40.00 and £12.99

ISBN 9780826429605 and 9599

Kuzminski, research scholar at Hartwick College, argues that populism is a tradition of practice as well as thought.

The History of the Left from Marx to the Present: Theoretical Perspectives

Author: Darrow Schecter

Edition: First

Publisher: Continuum

Pages: 256

Price: £60.00 and £19.99

ISBN 9780826487575 and 7582

Schecter, reader in Italian at the University of Sussex, explores the question of how to institutionalise the relation between humanity and nature in a free society.

Globalization: Theory and Practice

Authors: Gillian Youngs and Eleonore Kofman

Edition: Third

Publisher: Continuum

Pages: 312

Price: £65.00 and £19.99

ISBN 9780826493644 and 3651

Youngs and Kofman, academics at the University of Leicester and Middlesex University respectively, offer a fully revised edition.

(En)Gendering the War on Terror

Author: Krista Hunt

Edition: First

Publisher: Ashgate

Pages: 252

Price: £25.00

ISBN 9780495565451

Addressing students and practitioners in international relations, women's studies and cultural studies, Hunt examines official stories told about why and against whom the War on Terror is being waged.

Global Human Rights Institutions

Author: Gerd Oberleitner

Edition: First

Publisher: Polity

Pages: 248

Price: £55.00 and £15.99

ISBN 9780745634388 and 4395

Oberleitner, director of the European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy at the University of Graz, Austria, offers an introduction to global human rights institutions and to the challenges and paradoxes of institutionalising human rights.

Issues in Political Theory

Editor: Catriona McKinnon

Edition: First

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Pages: 352

Price: £21.99 ISBN 9780199217007

McKinnon, reader in political theory at the University of Reading, invites students to apply concepts to real-world politics. Each chapter has a 2,000-word case study highlighting theories under discussion, and the balance between national and international issues reflects the discipline's extension into the international realm.

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