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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.


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.


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


Workers' Movements and Strikes in the Twenty-First Century

by Jörg Nowak, Madhumita Dutta & Peter Birke Rowman & Littlefield International (April 05, 2018)

While workers movements have been largely phased out and considered out-dated in most parts of the world during the 1990s, the 21st century has seen a surge in new and unprecedented forms of strikes and workers...


The Limits to Capitalist Nature

by Ulrich Brand & Markus Wissen Rowman & Littlefield International (March 12, 2018)

The book provides for a historical-materialist understanding of the multiple crises of capitalism, focusing on the ecological crisis and its interaction with other crisis phenomena (financial crisis, crisis...


Understanding Islam and the West

by Nathan Lean Rowman & Littlefield International (March 26, 2018)

As the world’s second-largest faith and by some accounts the most fast-growing, Islam is often at the forefront of intense public conversation in debates about politics, international relations, globalization,...


Ideology and the Future of Progressive Social Movements

by Rafal Soborski Rowman & Littlefield International (March 01, 2018)

The last decades have witnessed a steady increase in popular discontent with prevailing neoliberal approaches to economy, policy and society. And yet neoliberalism remains dominant, even in the context of the...


Faith-Based Organizations in Transnational Peacebuilding

by Tanya B. Schwarz Rowman & Littlefield International (March 23, 2018)

How do faith-based organizations influence the work of transnational peacebuilding, development, and human rights advocacy? How is the political role of such organizations informed by their religious ideas and...


The Political Theory of Che Guevara

by Renzo Llorente Rowman & Littlefield International (February 09, 2018)

Nearly half a century after his death, Ernesto “Che” Guevara remains a compelling and controversial figure. He was an original social theorist, and many of his writings attest to an innovative interpretation...


Political Theory and Film

by Ian Fraser Rowman & Littlefield International (January 15, 2018)

The actions, images and stories within films can impact upon the political consciousness of viewers, enabling their audience to imagine ways of resisting the status quo, politically, economically and culturally....


Understanding Cybersecurity

by Gary Jr. Schaub Rowman & Littlefield International (January 29, 2018)

Over the last decade, the internet and cyber space has had a phenomenal impact on all parts of society, from media and politics to defense and war. Governments around the globe have started to develop cyber...


The Tragedy of Human Development

by Tim Di Muzio Rowman & Littlefield International (December 12, 2017)

How might an objective observer conceive of what humans have accomplished as a species over its brief history? Benjamin argues that history can be judged as one giant catastrophe. Liberals suggest that this...


Advances in Well-Being

by Richard J. Estes & M. Joseph Sirgy Rowman & Littlefield International (January 19, 2018)

Media and research tend to focus on social problems in today's world - from terrorism and natural disasters to environmental degradation, conflict and economic decline. Yet many countries are also placing the...


Postcolonial Europe

by Lars Jensen, Julia Suárez-Krabbe, Christian Groes & Zoran Lee Pecic Rowman & Littlefield International (November 30, 2017)

How has European identity been shaped through its colonial empires? Does this history of imperialism influence the conceptualisation of Europe in the contemporary globalised world? How has coloniality shaped...


Posthuman Urbanism

by Debra Benita Shaw Rowman & Littlefield International (October 24, 2017)

The World Health Organisation estimates that, by 2030, six out of every ten people in the world will live in a city. But what does it mean to inhabit the city in the twenty-first century?

Posthuman Urbanism...


Researching Resistance and Social Change

by Mikael Baaz, Mona Lilja & Stellan Vinthagen Rowman & Littlefield International (November 13, 2017)

Resistance has often been connected with anti-social attitudes, destructiveness, reactionary or revolutionary ideologies, unusual and sudden explosions of violence and emotional outbursts. This book goes beyond...


Heidegger and the Global Age

by Antonio Cerella & Louiza Odysseos Rowman & Littlefield International (October 18, 2017)

Globalization is one of the most contested and (ab)used concepts of our time. Whether one interprets it as a ‘collective illusion’ or as the final stage of capitalism, as ‘uncontrollable multitude’ or...


Rethinking Global Democracy in Brazil

by Markus Fraundorfer Rowman & Littlefield International (November 01, 2017)

In recent years, a growing literature has focused on how to create more effective and democratic global governance mechanisms to better tackle global challenges such as health epidemics, global hunger, Internet...