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Michael Saward, Democratic Design – Oxford University Press, February 2021

Michael Saward, Democratic Design – Oxford University Press, 2021 Democracy faces stern tests around the world in the twenty-first century. Democratic Designargues that to respond effectively and creatively, democrats need to work with a versatile new toolkit of concepts and institutions. … Continue reading

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Reece Jones, White Borders: The History of Race and Immigration in the United States from Chinese Exclusion to the Border Wall – Beacon 2021

Reece Jones, White Borders: The History of Race and Immigration in the United States from Chinese Exclusion to the Border Wall – Beacon, September 2021 The first book to show that racial exclusion was behind all of the United States’ … Continue reading

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Carl Schmitt’s Early Legal-Theoretical Writings – Cambridge University Press, May 2021

Carl Schmitt’s Early Legal-Theoretical Writings: Statute and Judgment and the Value of the State and the Significance of the Individual, edited and translated by Lars Vine and Samuel Garrett Zeitlin – Cambridge University Press, May 2021 Many of Carl Schmitt’s major … Continue reading

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Paul A. Bové, Love’s Shadow – Harvard University Press, January 2021

Paul A. Bové, Love’s Shadow – Harvard University Press, January 2021 A case for literary critics and other humanists to stop wallowing in their aestheticized helplessness and instead turn to poetry, comedy, and love. Literary criticism is an agent of … Continue reading

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Nathalie Sowa, ‘Ten Things I’ve Learned Designing for a University Press’, University of Chicago Press, Blog

Nathalie Sowa, ‘Ten Things I’ve Learned Designing for a University Press‘, University of Chicago Press, Blog We’re often introduced to a book through its cover. Catching our eye on a bookstore display, in a social media post, or shared by … Continue reading

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Richard Phillips and Helen Kara, Creative Writing for Social Research: A Practical Guide – Policy Press, 2021

Richard Phillips and Helen Kara, Creative Writing for Social Research: A Practical Guide – Policy Press, 2021 This groundbreaking book brings creative writing to social research. Its innovative format includes creatively written contributions by researchers from a range of disciplines, … Continue reading

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Minor revisions – new podcast from editors of Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space

Minor revisions – new podcast from editors of Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space introduction from Eugene McCann here; Episode 1: Luiza Bialasiewicz & Sabrina Stallone, ‘Focalizing new-Fascism’ here Minor Revisions is a podcast that demystifies the process of writing for … Continue reading

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Fanny Söderbäck, Revolutionary Time: On Time and Difference in Kristeva and Irigaray – SUNY Press, 2019

Fanny Söderbäck, Revolutionary Time: On Time and Difference in Kristeva and Irigaray – SUNY Press, 2019 Examines the relationship between time and sexual difference in the work of French feminists Julia Kristeva and Luce Irigaray. This book is the first … Continue reading

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Claude Lévi-Strauss, Structural Anthropology Zero – Polity, July 2021

Claude Lévi-Strauss, Structural Anthropology Zero – Polity, July 2021, translated by Ninon Vinsonneau and Jonathan Magidoff The original French edition of these texts was published by Seuil in 2019 as Anthropologie structurale zéro. This volume of Lévi-Strauss’s writings from 1941 … Continue reading

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Marcello Musto, The Last Years of Karl Marx: An Intellectual Biography – Stanford University Press, July 2020

Marcello Musto, The Last Years of Karl Marx: An Intellectual Biography – Stanford University Press, July 2020 An innovative reassessment of the last writings and final years of Karl Marx. In the last years of his life, Karl Marx expanded … Continue reading

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