Category: International politics & socialism

Tommy Douglas

Penguin Global | December 14, 2011 | 204 pages
Vincent Lam Penguin 2011 Hardcover, 235 pages 9780670068517 Once voted the Greatest Canadian of all time and known as the Father  More Info

Theories of International Politics and Zombies

January 4, 2011 | 153 pages
What would happen to international politics if the dead rose from the grave and started to eat the living? Daniel Drezner's groundbreaking book answers the question that other international relations scholars have been too scared to ask. Addressing timely issues with analytical bite, Drezner looks... More Info

Lives on the Left

Verso Books | November 7, 2011 | 392 pages
Spanning the century after World War I, a volume of recollections by 15 leading intellectuals including Jean-Paul Sartre, Dorothy Thompson and Noam Chomsky features exchanges on a wide range of subjects from the theory of language and the gendering of private life to geography and communism.... More Info

Of hockey and hijab

Tsar Pubns | October 15, 2009 | 161 pages
Literary Nonfiction. Middle Eastern Studies. African American Studies. Asian American Studies. In these thoughtful essays, Sheema Khan--Canadian hockey mom and Harvard PhD--gives us her own pointed insights on the condition of being a modern and liberal, yet practising Muslim, especially in Canada.... More Info

Canada and the Changing Arctic

Wilfrid Laurier Univ Pr | November 30, 2011 | 310 pages
The Arctic is being transformed. Climate change has generated new concerns about resources, transportation, sovereignty, security, and about the future of Northern peoples. In this book, three of Canada's leading commentators on Arctic issues debate what the country should do to frame and implement... More Info

Dead aid

Farrar Straus & Giroux | March 13, 2009 | 188 pages
Describes the state of postwar development policy in Africa that has channeled billions of dollars in aid but failed to either reduce poverty or increase growth, offering a hopeful vision of how to address the problem.  More Info

Image and reality of the Israel-Palestine conflict

Verso Books | May 24, 2018 | 287 pages
This polemical study systematically undermines the popular and scholarly representations of the Israel- Palestine conflict. Opening with a theoretical discussion of Zionism and its roots, Norman Finkelstein goes on to look at the demographic origins of the Palestinians, referencing the work of Joan... More Info

A Tragedy of Democracy

Columbia Univ Pr | July 1, 2009 | 397 pages
The confinement of some 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II, often called the Japanese American internment, has been described as the worst official civil rights violation of modern U. S. history. Greg Robinson not only offers a bold new understanding of these events but also studies... More Info

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