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Ethnic Stratification and Economic Inequality around the World
Ethnic Stratification and Economic Inequality around the World
Max Haller in collaboration with Anja Eder

Ethnic Stratification and Economic Inequality around the World

The End of Exploitation and Exclusion?

A systematic examination of the interaction between class structures, social stratification and ethnic differentiation, Ethnic Stratification and Economic Inequality around the World sheds light on the manner in which social structures produce different levels of economic inequality, offering a fivefold typology of patterns of ethnic stratification ...

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Critical Theory and the Challenge of Praxis
Critical Theory and the Challenge of Praxis
Edited by Stefano Giacchetti Ludovisi

Critical Theory and the Challenge of Praxis

Beyond Reification

With attention to new ways of contrasting alienation and reification in contemporary forms of social organisation, this book demonstrates that the thought of the Frankfurt school can in fact be an invaluable tool not only for developing a critique of advanced capitalism, but also for originating alternative models of political praxis. As such ...

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Virtue and Economy
Virtue and Economy
Edited by Andrius Bielskis and Kelvin Knight

Virtue and Economy

Essays on Morality and Markets

Interest in Aristotelianism and in virtue ethics has been growing for half a century but as yet the strengths of the study of Aristotelian ethics in politics have not been matched in economics. This ground-breaking text fills that gap. Challenging the premises of neoclassical economic theory, the contributors take issue with neoclassicism’s ...

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The Authoritarian Interlude
The Authoritarian Interlude
Peter Marden

The Authoritarian Interlude

Democracy, Values and the Politics of Hubris

The Authoritarian Interlude extends debates on democracy by critically examining the key role of values often associated with neo-liberalism and the traditions of thought concerning public conceptions of democratic life. Within the volume various normative arguments from prominent political theorists are addressed, particularly those associated ...

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Germany After the 2013 Elections
Germany After the 2013 Elections
Edited by Gabriele D'Ottavio and Thomas Saalfeld

Germany After the 2013 Elections

Breaking the Mould of Post-Unification Politics?

The German election of 2013 has important ramifications for the whole of Europe. Germany After the 2013 Elections: Breaking the Mould of Post-Unification Politics? provides a comprehensive analysis of this election and its wider implications for post-unification German politics. International specialists on German and EU politics examine ...

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Government of Peace
Government of Peace
Edited by Ranabir Samaddar

Government of Peace

Social Governance, Security and the Problematic of Peace

Government of Peace addresses a major question in world politics today: how does post-colonial democracy produce a form of governance that copes with conflicts, insurgencies, revolts, and acute dissents? The contributors view social governance as a crucial component in answering this question and their narratives of governance aim to show ...

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Urban Mobilizations and New Media in Contemporary China
Urban Mobilizations and New Media in Contemporary China
Edited by Lisheng Dong, Hanspeter Kriesi, Daniel Kübler

Urban Mobilizations and New Media in Contemporary China

The question of how and to what extent the internet can be used for mobilizing popular resistance in China is hotly debated. The government, virtual social organizations, and individual netizens both cooperate and compete with each other on the web. New media both increases the scope of the mobilizers and the mobilized (thereby creating new social capital), and provides the government with new means of social control (thereby limiting the political ...

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Beppe Grillo's Five Star Movement
Beppe Grillo's Five Star Movement
Edited by Filippo Tronconi

Beppe Grillo's Five Star Movement

Organisation, Communication and Ideology

In 2009 Beppe Grillo, a well known Italian comedian, established the Five Star Movement with the aim of sending a handful of citizens to municipal councils to act as the watchdog of a professional political class often perceived as corrupt and self-interested. However, in the Italian general elections of February 2013, despite still largely ...

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