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Detroit: I Do Mind Dying tracks the extraordinary development of the Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement and the League of Revolutionary Black Workers as they became two of the landmark political organizations of the 1960s and 1970s. It is widely h...

Detroit: I Do Mind Dying: A Study in Urban Revolution

Coming out of the 2000 Canadian federal election, the dominance of the Liberal Party seemed assured. By 2011 the situation had completely reversed: the Liberals suffered a crushing defeat, failing even to become the official opposition and recordi...

Dominance and Decline: Making Sense of Recent Canadian Elections

Personal stories and 150 photos paint an intimate portrait of protesters as diverse as America itself. From the moving tale of an unsettled Vietnam vet who finally felt welcomed back to his country, to a delightful encounter with high school stude...

Cut from Plain Cloth: The 2011 Wisconsin Workers Protests

During the 1980s and 1990s, Brazil struggled to rebuild its democracy after twenty years of military dictatorship, experiencing financial crises, corruption scandals, political protest, and intense electoral contention. In the midst of this turmoi...

Partisan Publics: Communication and Contention across Brazilian Youth Activist Networks (Princeton Studies in Cultural Sociology)

This massive book of Soviet propaganda posters, many rare and never before published, is at once a revealing historical document and a sublime example of graphic art at its best. Dating from 1917 to the beginning of the Cold War, the posters in th...

Soviet Posters: The Sergo Grigorian Collection

From philosopher Leszek Kolakowski, one of the giants of twentieth-century intellectual history, comes this highly infuential study of Marxism. Written in exile, this 'prophetic work' presents, according to the Library of Congress, 'the most lucid...

Main Currents of Marxism: The Founders, the Golden Age, the Breakdown

The ability to protest peacefully and to voice unpopular opinions without being arrested and imprisoned arbitrarily are cornerstones of the U. S. Constitution, and are the reasons why, in spite of the many limitations imposed upon sectors of its s...

Muzzling a Movement: The Effects of Anti-Terrorism Law, Money, and Politics on Animal Activism

"The editors should be applauded for this diverse collection, their excellent translations of the Arabic articles, and their insistence that hegemonic culture and ideology be analysed deeply in Middle East studies. "Middle Eastern Studies. Content...

Statecraft in the Middle East: Oil, Historical Memory, and Popular Culture

A sort of rough justice characterized the Pennsylvania political scene, this book argues, if we define justice in Learned Hand's words as "the tolerable accommodation of the conflicting interests of society. "According to the Prologue: "Reform alw...

Pennsylvania Politics Today and Yesterday (Keystone Books)

In its comparison of anarchist and poststructuralist thought, From Bakunin to Lacan contends that the most pressing political problem we face today is the proliferation and intensification of power. Saul Newman targets the tendency of radical poli...

From Bakunin to Lacan: Anti-Authoritarianism and the Dislocation of Power

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