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Production of Local Knowledge History and Politics in the Work of Rene Zavaleta Mercado
ISBN: HB: 9780857423344, Seagull Books, July 2021
456 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This volume presents a comprehensive examination of the work of Rene Zavaleta Mercado (1939-1984), the most notable Bolivian political thinker of the twentieth century. While Zavaleta did not live to see the triumph of the indigenous social movements...
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£30,00
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Dynamic Partisanship How and Why Voter Loyalties Change
ISBN: PB: 9780226762364, ISBN: HB: 9780226762227, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
232 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 75 line drawings, 28 tables
Why do people identify with political parties? How stable are those identifications? Stable party systems, with a limited number of parties and mostly stable voter identification with a party, are normally considered significant signals of a steady d...
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£84,00
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Changing Their Minds? Donald Trump and Presidential Leadership
ISBN: PB: 9780226775814, ISBN: HB: 9780226775500, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
376 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 line drawings, 74 tables
Despite popular perceptions, presidents rarely succeed in persuading either the public or members of Congress to change their minds and move from opposition to particular policies to support of them. As a result, the White House is not able to alter...
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£24,00
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£84,00
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No Longer Outsiders Black and Latino Interest Group Advocacy on Capitol Hill
ISBN: HB: 9780226765273, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
192 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 26 line drawings, 9 tables
With the rise of Black Lives Matter and immigrant rights protests, critics have questioned whether mainstream black and Latino civil rights organizations such as the NAACP and UnidosUS are in touch with the needs of minorities – especially from young...
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£76,00
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Rise of Common-Sense Conservatism The American Right and the Reinvention of the Scottish Enlightenment
ISBN: HB: 9780226774046, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In the years following the election of Donald Trump – a victory that hinged on the votes of white Midwesterners who were both geographically and culturally distant from the media's coastal concentrations – there has been a flurry of investigation int...
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£32,00
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Idiocracy Thinking and Acting in the Age of the Idiot
ISBN: PB: 9783035803679, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, April 2021
192 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Beyond the universal story of human incapability, there is a new quality of idiocy today. While the old idiot derived knowledge from isolation, the new idiot refuses all understanding of the world. This new idiot appears merely as the figure of the s...
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£20,00
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Insurance Era Risk, Governance, and the Privatization of Security in Postwar America
ISBN: HB: 9780226784380, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
264 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 13 halftones
Actuarial thinking is everywhere in contemporary America, an oft-unnoticed byproduct of the postwar insurance industry's political and economic influence. Calculations of risk permeate our institutions, influencing how we understand and manage crime,...
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£32,00
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Violent Peace Media, Truth, and Power at the League of Nations
ISBN: PB: 9780226766423, ISBN: HB: 9780226766393, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
216 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The newly born League of Nations confronted the post-WWI world – from growing stateless populations to the resurgence of right-wing movements – by aiming to create a transnational, cosmopolitan dialogue on justice. As part of these efforts, a veritab...
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£76,00
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Liberalism of Care Community, Philosophy, and Ethics
ISBN: PB: 9780226745350, ISBN: HB: 9780226745213, University of Chicago Press, March 2021
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Attention to care in modern society has fallen out of view as an ethos of personal responsibility, free markets, and individualism has taken hold. The Liberalism of Care argues that contemporary liberalism is suffering from a crisis of care, manifest...
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£84,00
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Professional Wrestling Politics and Populism
ISBN: PB: 9780857427946, Seagull Books, March 2021
312 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
A wildly popular form of mass media and live entertainment, professional wrestling makes a spectacle of violent acts. With its long history of working contemporary events into storylines and commenting upon cultural and military conflicts, profession...
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£35,00
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