Lisa Mckenzie lived on the notorious St Ann's estate in Nottingham for more than 20 years. Her `insider' status enables us to hear the stories of its residents, often wary of outsiders, to give a unique account of life in poor communities in contemporary Britain.
Musician and activist Bragg diagnoses the crisis of accountability in Western democracies in this new series of political pamphlets. He argues that accountability is the antidote to authoritarianism, and that without it, people can never truly be free.
But what makes James's daily LBC show such essential listening - and has made James a standout social media star - is the incisive way he punctures their assumptions and dismantles their arguments live on air, every single morning.
Noted ecotheologian and feminist philosopher of religion Catherine Keller reads the feedback loop of political and ecological depredation as secularized apocalypse. She calls for dissolving the opposition between the religious and the secular in favor of a broad planetary movement for social and ecological justice.
Reshaping Beloved Community examines the history of black male incarceration starting in the nineteenth century. This examination highlights how the label felon and the use of the prison was intentionally deployed to recast black men as dangerous and to justify the use of penal structures to systematically erase black radical projects.
This new textbook from best-selling politics author Andrew Heywood investigates the ideas that have dominated political thinking across the globe, and examines the different ways in which they have been interpreted and reinterpreted.
`Fascinating... compelling... [Harari] has teed up a crucial global conversation about how to take on the problems of the 21st century' Bill Gates, New York Times `Truly mind-expanding... Ultra-topical' Guardian`21 Lessons is, simply put, a crucial book' Adam Kay
From Orwell-reading centrists to right-wing extremists, there have been countless attempts in recent decades to reimagine the feudal nation that was once England. But there is a strong case for saying that `England' doesn't exist at all in the twenty-first century.
As the tragedy of the Grenfell tower fire has slowly revealed a shadowy background of outsourcing, private finance initiatives and a council turning a blind eye to health and safety concerns, many questions need answers.
Stuart Hodkinson has those answers. -- .
Democratization is the most comprehensive volume on this critical field of contemporary politics, with insightful coverage of all the key theories, actors, dynamics, and developments. Unrivalled in its up-to-date empirical material and range of expert contributors, this text is an invaluable resource to all students of democratization.
With a focus on real-world issues and an extensive range of thought-provoking case studies, Issues in Political Theory provides the clearest, most engaging introduction to political theory and how it is applied to address the most important issues confronting the world today.
Contemporary Security Studies is the definitive introduction to security studies, focussing on the key theoretical approaches and most important issues that dominate the modern security agenda. Its team of expert scholars provides unmatched depth of coverage to give the most relevant, up-to-date guide to the subject available.
'Brilliant, horrifying and really f***ing funny' KATHY BURKE
'Give[s] powerful voice to the often silent story that explains so much of Britain's current fracturing' OBSERVER
I'm a scrounger, a liar, a hypocrite, a stain on society with no basic morals - or so they say.
In this groundbreaking book, leading Arab and Jewish intellectuals examine how and why the Holocaust and the Nakba are interlinked without blurring fundamental differences between them. It searches for a new historical and political grammar for relating and narrating their complicated intersections.
A hugely visible and controversial part of the global game, their credo and aesthetic replicated in almost every league everywhere on earth, a global movement of extreme fandom and politics is also one of the largest youth movements in the world.
Eugene McCarraher challenges the conventional view of capitalism as a force for disenchantment. From Puritan and evangelical valorizations of profit to the heavenly Fordist city, the mystically animated corporation, and the deification of the market, capitalism has hijacked our intrinsic longing for divinity, laying hold to our souls.