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  1. The Foreign Policies of the European Union and the United States in North Africa

    Diverging or Converging Dynamics?

    Edited by Francesco Cavatorta, Vincent Durac

    The war in Iraq seemed to bring to a head underlying differences between the United States and the vast majority of European countries regarding the best means to maintain international peace and stability. The unilateralism of the United States as opposed to the multilateralism of the European...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Legacies of Caribbean Radical Politics

    Edited by Shalini Puri

    The year 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution and the thirtieth anniversary of the Grenadian and Nicaraguan Revolutions, and as such offered an occasion to assess the complex legacies of revolutionary politics in the Caribbean. This volume considers what we might learn from such...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Play, Creativity, and Social Movements

    If I Can't Dance, It’s Not My Revolution

    By Benjamin Shepard

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    As we play, we step away from stark reality to conjure up new possibilities for the present and our common future. Today, a new cohort of social activists are using it to create social change and reinvent democratic social relations. In contrast to work or routine, play must be free. To the extent...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. The State and Indigenous Movements

    By Keri E. Iyall Smith

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Using the comparative historical method, this book looks at the experience of indigenous peoples, specifically the Native Hawaiians, showing how a nation can express culture and citizenship while seeking ways to attain greater sovereignty over territory, culture, and politics....

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The State, Removal and Indigenous Peoples in the United States and Mexico, 1620-2000

    By Claudia Haake

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    This book investigates the forced migration of the Delawares in the United States and the Yaquis in Mexico, focusing primarily on the impact removal from tribal lands had on the (ethnic) identity of these two indigenous societies. It analyzes Native responses to colonial and state policies to...

    Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Indigenous Nations and Modern States

    The Political Emergence of Nations Challenging State Power

    By Rudolph C. Ryser

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Indigenous peoples throughout the world tenaciously defend their lands, cultures, and their lives with resilience and determination. They have done so generation after generation. These are peoples who make up bedrock nations throughout the world in whose territories the United Nations says 80...

    Published January 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Municipal Privatization

    By Oliver D. Cooke

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book examines one of the most high-profile municipal privatizations—the privatization of New York City’s Central Park. The fiscal crisis of the 1970s established the political and cultural opening for privatizations, which were justified on the basis of increasing efficiency. However, as Cooke...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. G.H. Mead

    A Reader

    By G. H. Mead

    Edited by Filipe Carreira da Silva

    Series: Routledge Classics in Sociology

    This book introduces social scientists to the ideas of George Herbert Mead (1863-1931) - one of the most original yet neglected thinkers of early twentieth century sociology. Mead is an exceptional case amongst sociological classics in that, until now, there has been no comprehensive reader of his...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Local Foods Meet Global Foodways

    Tasting History

    Edited by Benjamin N. Lawrance, Carolyn de la Peña

    This book explores the intersection of food and foodways from global and local perspectives. The collection contributes to interdisciplinary debates about the role and movement of commodities in the historical and contemporary world. The expert contributions collectively address a fundamental...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Jim Crow Citizenship

    Liberalism and the Southern Defense of Racial Hierarchy

    By Marek D. Steedman

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    In the late 1860s the U.S. federal government initiated the most abrupt transition from slavery to citizenship in the Americas. The transformation, of course, did not stick, but it did permanently alter the terms of American citizenship and initiated a century long struggle over the place of...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

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