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  1. Globalizing Dissent

    Essays on Arundhati Roy

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh, Antonia Navarro-Tejero

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Arundhati Roy is not only an accomplished novelist, but equally gifted in unraveling the politics of globalization, the power and ideology of corporate culture, fundamentalism, terrorism, and other issues gripping today’s world. This volume – featuring prominent scholars from...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. New Deal Banking Reforms and Keynesian Welfare State Capitalism

    By Ellen Russell

    Series: New Political Economy

    Russell provides a groundbreaking critique of the orthodox position on the nature of New Deal reforms as well as an innovative analysis of the unraveling of those reforms. Russell argues that the success of the New Deal banking reforms in the post-war period initially produced a "pax financus" in...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Charity and Mutual Aid in Europe and North America since 1800

    Edited by Bernard Harris, Paul Bridgen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    International in perspective, the essays in this volume are primarily concerned with two facets of the mixed economy of welfare--charity and mutual aid. Emphasizing the close relationship between these two elements and the often blurred boundaries between each of them and commercial provision,...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Community Nursing and Primary Healthcare in Twentieth-Century Britain

    By Helen M. Sweet, with Rona Dougall

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    This book takes a fresh look at community nursing history in Great Britain, examining the essentially generalist and low profile, domiciliary end of the professional nursing spectrum throughout the twentieth century. It charts the most significant changes affecting the nurse’s work on the district...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Cultural Significance of the Child Star

    By Jane Catherine O'Connor

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The child star is an iconic figure in Western society representing a growing cultural trend which idolises, castigates and fetishises the image of the perfect, innocent and beautiful child. In this book, Jane O’Connor explores the paradoxical status of the child star who is both adored and reviled...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Empedocles Redivivus

    Poetry and Analogy in Lucretius

    By Myrto Garani

    Series: Studies in Classics

    Despite the general scholarly consensus about Lucretius’ debt to Empedocles as the father of the genre of cosmological didactic epic, there is a major disagreement regarding Lucretius’ applause for his Presocratic predecessor’s praeclara reperta (DRN 1.732). In the present study, Garani suggests...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Struggle for Free Speech in the United States, 1872-1915

    Edward Bliss Foote, Edward Bond Foote, and Anti-Comstock Operations

    By Janice Ruth Wood

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Passed in 1873, the Comstock Act banned 'obscene' materials from the mail without defining obscenity, leaving it open to interpretation by courts that were hostile to free speech. Literature that reflected changing attitudes toward sexuality, religion, and social institutions fell victim to the...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Gender and the American Temperance Movement of the Nineteenth Century

    By Holly Berkley Fletcher

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    During the nineteenth century, the American temperance movement underwent a visible, gendered shift in its leadership as it evolved from a male-led movement to one dominated by the women. However, this transition of leadership masked the complexity and diversity of the temperance movement. Through...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Political Philosophy of Michel Foucault

    By Mark G.E. Kelly

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book is the first to systematically reconstruct Michel Foucault’s political and philosophical thought across his career. It argues, in the areas of epistemology, power, subjectivity, resistance, politics, and ethics, that Foucault’s work represents the articulation of a consistent and...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Labor, Industry, and Regulation during the Progressive Era

    By Daniel E. Saros

    Series: New Political Economy

    The Progressive Era was among the most volatile times for the economy and labor in American History. Daniel E. Saros explores the institutional and economic conditions of this time, revealing new insight into the regulated nature of industry and the conditions of labor. Using the steel industry as...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge


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