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Empire Within: International Hierarchy And Its Imperial Laboratories Of Governance (interventions)

This book explores the reverberating impacts between historical and contemporary imperial laboratories and their metropoles through three case studies concerning violence, surveillance and political economy. The invasions of Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003 forced the United States to experiment and innovate in considerable ways. Faced with growing insurgencies that called into question its entire mission, the occupation authorit...

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Impossible Returns: Narratives Of The Cuban Diaspora

While the stories and resettlement patterns of Cubans who have left their home island have been widely documented, the subject of return in the Cuban diaspora remains understudied. In this one-of-a-kind volume, Iraida López explores various narratives of return by those who left Cuba as children or adolescents. Including memoirs, semi-autobiographical fiction, and visual arts, many of these accounts feature a physical arrival on the ...

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Ohne Gnade: Polizeigewalt Und Justizwillkür In Den Usa

13-jährige Kinder, die Jahre in Isolationshaft verbringen müssen, willkürliche Verhaftungen und rassistische Vorurteile durch Polizei und Justiz oder Menschen mit psychischen Erkrankungen, die im Gefängnis jahrzehntelang vegetieren: Diese Geschichten sind Alltag in den USA. Der charismatische Jurist Bryan Stevenson, der den allgegenwärtigen Rassismus auch aus eigenem Erleben gut kennt, gibt diesen erschütternden Fällen aus Amerikas G...

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Petit Manuel De Survie Pour La Droite – Les Primaires À La Française

Dès la fin des années 1980, face aux divisions de la droite, Charles Pasqua invente les « primaires à la française ». Il y voit le seul moyen d’enrayer la « machine à perdre ». Plus de vingt ans plus tard, ce ténor de la vie politique française réactive cette idée pour que la France sorte de sa crise politique mortifère. Ce texte, défense et illustration des primaires, est aussi une  fresque sans concession du paysage politique et de...

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The Challenge Of Congressional Representation

At a moment when Congress is viewed by a skeptical public as hyper-partisan and dysfunctional, Richard Fenno provides a variegated picture of American representational politics. The Challenge of Congressional Representation offers an up-close-and-personal look at the complex relationship between members of Congress and their constituents back home.

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Die Vierte Politische Theorie

Alle politischen Systeme der Moderne sind die Ergebnisse dreier unterschiedlicher Ideologien: Die erste und älteste ist die liberale Demokratie, die zweite ist der Marxismus und die dritte ist der Faschismus. Die zwei letzteren sind längst gescheitert und aus der Geschichte ausgeschieden; die erstere fungiert nicht mehr als Ideologie, sondern als etwas Selbstverständliches. Die Welt befindet sich heute am Rand einer postpolitischen R...

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Affirmative Action And Racial Equity: Considering The Fisher Case To Forge The Path Ahead

The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional leaders and scholars understand the evidence in support of race consideration in admissions as well as the challenges of the post-Fisher landsc...

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Srebrenica In The Aftermath Of Genocide

The fall of the United Nations 'safe area' of Srebrenica in July 1995 to Bosnian Serb and Serbian forces stands out as the international community's most egregious failure to intervene during the Bosnian war. It led to genocide, forced displacement and a legacy of loss. But wartime inaction has since spurred numerous postwar attempts to address the atrocities' effects on Bosnian society and its diaspora. Srebrenica in the Aftermath o...

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Education, Poverty And Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls In India

This book investigates the nature of identity formation among economically backward adolescent Muslim girls in northern India by focusing on the interstitial spaces of the ‘home’ and ‘school’. It examines issues of religion, patriarchy and education, to interrogate the relationship between pedagogy and religion in South Asia. Using a multi-disciplinary approach and multiple research methods, the volume makes significant contribution ...

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One Child: Do We Have A Right To More?

A compelling argument for the morality of limitations on procreation in lessening the harmful environmental effects of unchecked population We live in a world where a burgeoning global population has started to have a major and destructive environmental impact. The results, including climate change and the struggle for limited resources, appear to be inevitable aspects of a difficult future. Mandatory population control might be a po...