Books published by Continuum

Women Waging War and Peace

Continuum International Pub Group | September 8, 2011 | 256 pages
This collection of essays explores the role of women as they participate in both conflict and peacemaking. The essays, contributed by scholars and practitioners from around the world, do not look at women as victims or perpetrators, but instead examine their behavior in conflict zones and their... More Info

Anti-Badiou

Continuum | February 28, 2013 | 288 pages
This compelling and highly original book represents a confrontation between two of the most radical thinkers at work in France today: Alain Badiou and the author, François Laruelle.At face value, the two have much in common: both espouse a position of absolute immanence; both argue that philosophy... More Info

Pragmatism

Continuum Intl Pub Group | December 9, 2008 | 192 pages
A student's guide to the historical context, key thinkers and central themes of pragmatism, a concept central to American philosophy.  More Info

Bombing, States and Peoples in Western Europe 1940-1945

Continuum | September 1, 2011 | 365 pages

Basic Problems of Phenomenology

Continuum | February 7, 2013 | 208 pages
Basic Problems of Phenomenology presents the first English translation of Martin Heidegger's early lecture course from the Winter of 1919/1920, in which he attempts to clarify phenomenology by looking at the phenomenon of life, which he sees as the primary area of research for phenomenology.... More Info

In the Beginning, She Was

Continuum | December 27, 2012 | 176 pages
In this new book, crucial for understanding her journey, Luce Irigaray goes further than in Speculum and questions the work of the Pre-Socratics at the root of our culture. Reminding us of the story of Ulysses and Antigone, she demonstrates how, from the beginning, Western tradition represents an... More Info

Chomsky

Continuum Intl Pub Group | July 20, 2019 | 229 pages
Noam Chomsky is one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth-century. This book is not only an introduction to Chomsky's theoretical writings, but also a critical engagement with his work. Covering every aspect of Chomsky's thought, from transfor  More Info

Swordfishtrombones

Continuum Intl Pub Group | July 20, 2019 | 129 pages
This book presents two stories: one of a man creating that elusive American second act, and secondly finding the perfect collaborator in his wife.  More Info

Pedagogy of the oppressed

Continuum Intl Pub Group | September 1, 2000 | 183 pages
First published in Portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970. The methodology of the late Paulo Freire has helped to empower countless impoverished and illiterate people throughout the world. Freire's work has taken on especial urgency in the... More Info

The Sexual Politics of Meat

Continuum International Pub Group | May 27, 2010 | 330 pages
20th Anniversary Edition includes a new preface by the author, a foreword by Nellie McKay, and eight pages of recent examples that illustrate Adams' argument.  More Info

Self-Evident Truths?

Continuum | September 6, 2012 | 240 pages
The keywords of the Enlightenment—freedom, tolerance, rights, equality—are today heard everywhere, and they are used to endorse a wide range of positions, some of which are in perfect contradiction.  More Info

Heidegger, Metaphysics and the Univocity of Being

Continuum | December 29, 2011 | 230 pages
In Heidegger, Metaphysics and the Univocity of Being, Philip Tonner presents an interpretation of the philosophy of Martin Heidegger in terms of the doctrine of the ‘univocity of being'. According to the doctrine of univocity there is a fundamental concept of being that is truly predicable of... More Info

Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds

Continuum | June 28, 2012 | 272 pages
This provocative and unique anthology analyzes Quentin Tarantino's controversial Inglourious Basterds in the contexts of cinema, cultural, gender, and historical studies. The film and its ideology is dissected by a range of scholars and writers who take on the director's manipulation of metacinema,... More Info

Trauma Journalism

Continuum International Pub Group | October 6, 2011 | 229 pages
A narrative approach advocating education for students and professionals on the impact of stress, trauma and intervention in the life of a journalist.  More Info

The Ethics of Trade and Aid

Continuum International Pub Group | April 7, 2011 | 178 pages
This philosophical examination of trade and aid argues that a compassionate, rational and humane engagement with the global economy could lead to a better world.  More Info

Evil: A Guide for the Perplexed

Continuum | April 5, 2012 | 136 pages
Explores challenges to religious belief raised by evil and suffering in the world as well as responses to them from both theistic and non-theistic perspectives.  More Info

Existential Utopia

Continuum International Pub Group | November 24, 2011 | 192 pages
The original essays contributed by leading thinkers aim to revitalize utopian thinking and apply it to contemporary national and international politics.  More Info

Anarchism and Political Modernity

Continuum International Pub Group | November 10, 2011 | 272 pages
The book argues that anarchism should be considered the first “postmodern” philosophical and political movement and offers a revision of “classical anarchism.”  More Info

Conversations With Clint

Continuum International Pub Group | October 6, 2011 | 256 pages
Long considered lost, these extensive interviews between legendary Rolling Stone journalist Paul Nelson and Clint Eastwood were discovered after Nelson's death in 2006. Editor: Kevin Avery's writing has appeared in publications as diverse as Mississippi Review, Penthouse, Weber Studies, and Salt... More Info

Gonzo Republic

Continuum International Pub Group | November 17, 2011 | 190 pages
The first academic book on Thompson in twenty years, designed for both students and scholars. >  More Info

America's Film Legacy, 2009-2010

Continuum International Pub Group | November 24, 2011 | 224 pages
An authoritative and extraordinary guide to the newest 50 films, chosen by the National Film Registry, from 2009/10.  More Info

Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace

Continuum International Pub Group | October 6, 2011 | 166 pages
For two days in January 1972, Aretha Franklin sang at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles while tape recorders and film cameras rolled. Everyone there knew the event had the potential to be historic: five years after ascending to soul royalty and commercial success, Franklin was... More Info

A People's History of Environmentalism in the United States

Continuum International Pub Group | November 17, 2011 | 187 pages
A fresh look at the history of environmentalism in the United States, challenging current thinking and presenting an innovative perspective.  More Info

The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Continuum International Pub Group | February 2, 2012 | 294 pages
The Guide aims to demystify and clarify one of the key conflicts of our time, explaining who, what, where, and why in a balanced manner. >  More Info

Sex Scandals in American Politics

Continuum Intl Pub Group | September 15, 2011 | 208 pages
"From the misbehavior of President Clinton to Governor Mark Sanfordżs Argentinean tryst, sex scandals have become a prominent feature of American public life. This unique collection of essays explains why politicians elected for their leadership and promises of ethical behavior risk their career,... More Info

George Orwell the Essayist

Continuum International Pub Group | January 19, 2012 | 208 pages
George Orwell ranked his essays among his greatest literary achievements. In modern English literature they are praised as the finest accomplishments of the form. More than half a century after his death, Peter Marks gives them the scholarly attention they merit. We gain a better understanding of... More Info

The Sexual Politics of Meat

Continuum International Publishing Group | July 20, 2019 | 272 pages
The author compares myths about meat-eating with myths about manliness, and seeks to explore the literary, scientific, and social connections between meat-eating, male dominance, and war. Drawing on such sources as butchering texts, cookbooks, Victorian hygiene manuals, and Alice Walker, the author... More Info

The Pornography Of Meat

Continuum Intl Pub Group | October 14, 2004 | 192 pages
How does someone become a piece of meat? Carol J. Adams answers this question in this provocative book by finding hidden meanings in the culture around us. From advertisements to T-shirts, from billboards to menus, from matchbook covers to comics, images of women and animals are merged--with... More Info