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Demystifying Globalization

Paperback, 10/03/2000, £54.99
In this volume international academics assess the contribution of the globalization thesis, in its various guises, to our understanding of social, political and economic change in contemporary societies.

Neighbours Not Friends, Iraq and Iran After The Gulf Wars

Paperback, 15/06/2001, £44.99
This is an essential overview to the conflicts in the Gulf, and should be read by anyone with an interest in the region, its politics and its interactions with the US and UN.

Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability

Paperback, 03/03/2009, £12.99
Begins with the observation that the environmental community has grown in strength and sophistication, but the environment has continued to decline, to the point that we are at the edge of catastrophe. This work contends that this situation is a severe indictment of the economic and political system we call modern capitalism.

Islamism: What it Means for the Middle East and the World

Hardback, 05/01/2016, £20.00
An incisive analysis of Islamist movements in the Middle East

Iran: What Everyone Needs to Know

Paperback, 26/01/2017, £10.99
An essential overview of Iran, a complex and important nation that has occupied world headlines for nearly four decades.


Paperback, 26/08/2004, £8.99
Jason Burke has produced an account of Islamic militancy - revolutionising our understanding of Al-Qaeda, retelling its history from scratch and critically exploding the myths that form the very foundations of the 'War on Terror'. Fully updated with new material on Iraq and Afghanistan.

Mao: The Man Who Made China

Paperback, 18/12/2016, £16.99
The greatest biography yet written on the man who made China

No Borders: The Politics of Immigration Control and Resistance

Paperback, 15/10/2016, £14.99
A highly original and provocative examination of 'no borders politics' and what this means within current contentious debates on migration.

We Kill Because We Can: From Soldiering to Assassination in the Drone Age

Paperback, 15/09/2016, £9.99
A disturbing and controversial expose of the ethics of remote-controlled warfare in the twenty-first century.

Digital Jihad: Palestinian Resistance in the Digital Era

Paperback, 15/10/2016, £14.99
The first book to investigate the increasingly important role of hacker activists in the Palestinian liberation struggle.

Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy

Paperback, 01/08/2016, £12.99
An urgent and unsettling account of Turkey's descent into tyranny, as seen through the eyes of one of the country's most gifted writers.

State Failure, Collapse and Reconstruction

Paperback, 25/07/2003, £22.75
This book situates state failure and state collapse in historical context and explains the structures and forces that have led to state collapse in a number of countries around the world. It also analyses and critiques contemporary interventions and reconstruction efforts in collapsed states.

Superterrorism, policy responses

Paperback, 16/10/2002, £17.99
This book examines the policy responses to superterrorism, suggesting that the world was not in fact turned upside down by the events of 11 September 2001, but rather that some established trends and tendencies were picked up and reinforced while others were recast.

Palestine, Israel and the Search for Justice

Hardback, 27/03/2014, £8.99
A passionate and elegant reflection on the language of the Middle East conflict

Shifting Sands

Paperback, 06/08/2015, £9.99

Religion and the Rise of Capitalism

Paperback, 17/08/2015, £20.99
A classic of political economy that traces the influence of religious thought on capitalism

Global Politics 2ed

Paperback, 11/03/2014, £37.99
This revised, updated, and considerably expanded new edition provides a systematic introduction to the theory and practice of contemporary international relations. Including pedagogical features highlighting key thinkers and concepts, this text clarifies the fundamental debates and issues at stake in global political affairs.

Back to the Future of Socialism

Hardback, 26/01/2015, £21.99
Anthony Crosland's The Future of Socialism (1956) provided a creed for governments of the centre left. Now Peter Hain revisits this classic text and presents a stimulating political prospectus for today. It should be read by everyone interested in the future of the left.

Middle East

Paperback, 29/06/2016, £80.00
This book explains the many complex changes taking place across the Middle East, bringing the latest research to new audiences.

Reshaping the World for the 21st Century

Paperback, 17/01/2002, £14.99

Politics of Sorrow, A

Paperback, 04/12/2003, £17.99

International Organizations in World Politics

Paperback, 05/04/2016, £45.99
This book discusses the "nuts and bolts" of the most influential international organisations including the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, the World Trade Organization, and the European Union.

World Is As It Is

Hardback, 14/04/2011, £17.99
The bestselling author of War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning and Empire of Illusion takes us inside the dark heart of American empire, at home and abroad.

2048;humanity's agreement to live together

Paperback, 01/04/2010, £13.99
All countries signed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. This book is part of an ambitious project to make the fundamental human rights in the Universal Declaration enforceable in the courts of all countries by 2048, the 100th anniversary of the Declaration's signing.

Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World

Paperback, 13/03/2014, £12.99
An influential policy thinker and "muse of the Asian Century"* illuminates the contours of our new global civilization, and shows why power must shift to reflect the new reality (*Foreign Policy)

Voice of Hope : Conversations with Alan Clements

Paperback, 02/10/2008, £12.99
Aung San Suu Kyi is known for her courageous stand for democracy and human rights inside Burma (now Myanmar). This book offers a collection of her views on the political situation inside Burma, her non-violent approach to democracy and human rights, her Buddhist beliefs, and her family.

French Intifada: The Long War Between France and its Arabs

Paperback, 19/01/2015, £10.99
From the leading British commentator on France, this is an absorbing, vivid, and monumental account of the tortured relationship between France and its ex-colonies, from the first days of Empire to the ongoing eruptions of violence in the Parisian suburbs

Britain's Gulag: The Brutal End of Empire in Kenya

Paperback, 13/03/2014, £16.99
Only a few years after Britain defeated fascism came the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya - a mass armed rebellion by the Kikuyu people, demanding the return of their land and freedom. Unearthing reams of documents, the author reveals the full savagery of the Mau Mau war and the ruthless determination with which Britain sought to control its empire.

Stress Test

Paperback, 12/03/2015, £9.99
On 26 January, 2009, during the depths of the financial crisis and having just completed five years as President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the author was sworn in by President Barack Obama as the seventy-fifth Secretary of the Treasury of the US. This book takes you behind the scenes during the darkest moments of the crisis.

Fortress Europe: Inside the War Against Immigration

Paperback, 15/11/2015, £9.99
The most authoritative account of what its like to be a migrant seeking access to Europe

Facing the Enemy

7, 10/01/2001, £12.00

Politics of Anti-Semitism

Paperback, 11/01/2003, £9.00

Political Sociology of Transnational Europe

Paperback, 11/02/2013, £30.00
Presents studies in political sociology by European scholars that deal with some of the major challenges European societies and politics are facing. This volume offers analyses with methodological and conceptual innovations such as field theory, multiple correspondence analysis and the study of space sets.

Age of Jihad: Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East

Hardback, 11/10/2016, £20.00
From the award-winning author of The Rise of Islamic State, the essential story of the Middle East's disintegration

New Threat From Islamic Militancy

Paperback, 21/01/2016, £9.99
From Syria to Somalia, from Libya to Indonesia, from Yemen to the capitals of Europe, Islamic militancy appears stronger, more widespread and more threatening than ever. ISIS and groups such as Boko Haram, together command significant military power, rule millions and control extensive territories. This is a guide to Islamic militancy today.

Letters to Palestine

Paperback, 06/04/2015, £8.99
Impassioned and intimate writing to Palestinians from celebrated American writers

Against the Troika: Crisis and Austerity in the Eurozone

Paperback, 21/08/2015, £9.99
As Syriza comes to power in Greece, a radical anti-capitalist alternative to Eurozone austerity.

Politics in a Time of Crisis

Paperback, 27/10/2015, £10.99
A Manifesto for a new kind of democracy by the leader of Spain's Podemos party

Hold Everything Dear: Dispatches on Survival and Resistance

Paperback, 29/03/2016, £9.99
A powerful meditation on political resistance from one of the most original and influential thinkers of our times

War with No End

7, 25/09/2007, £13.99
On October 7th 2001, US-led forces invaded Afghanistan. Bringing together some of the contemporary writers, this anthology, from reportage and "faction" to fiction, explores the impact of this "long war" throughout the world, from Palestine to Iraq, Abu Ghraib, the curtailment of civil liberties and manipulation of public opinion.

Dispatches From the Dark Side

7, 01/10/2010, £9.99
Exploring the few cases that have come to light, such as those of Guantanamo detainees Shafiq Rasul and Binyam Mohamed, this title argues that they are evidence of a deeply entrenched culture of impunity toward the suspect community in the UK - British Muslim nationals and residents.

Shock of the Anthropocene: The Earth, History and Us

Paperback, 07/02/2017, £11.99
Dissecting the new theoretical buzzword of the "Anthropocene"

Debate on Postcolonial Theory and the Spectre of Capital

Paperback, 22/11/2016, £19.99
Leading thinkers' critiques of award-winning Postcolonial Theory, as well as the author's responses and reformulations

Role of Terrorism in Twenty-First-Century Warfare

Paperback, 20/11/2016, £19.99
A critical reflection on the role of terrorism in major armed conflicts occurring during the 1990s and the first decade of the twenty first century. Case studies include Bosnia, Kosovo, Chechnya, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria.

Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State

Hardback, 09/03/2017, £9.99
Since ISIS occupied Raqqa in eastern Syria, it has become one of the most isolated and fear-ridden cities on earth. BBC was able to make contact with a small activist group, Al-Sharqiya 24, and one of their members agreed to write a personal diary about his experiences. This book tells his story.

ISIS Hostage: One Man's True Story of 13 Months in Captivity

Paperback, 04/08/2016, £10.99
The Number One International Bestseller The dramatic story of freelance photographer Daniel Rye, who was held hostage for thirteen months by ISIS, as told by an award-winning writer.

Animal Spirits

Paperback, 01/02/2010, £13.99
The global financial crisis has made it clear that powerful psychological forces are imperiling the wealth of nations. This title challenges the economic wisdom that got us into this mess, and puts forward a vision that transforms economics and restores prosperity. It asserts the necessity of an active government role in economic policymaking.

Torture Taxi

Paperback, 05/07/2007, £9.99
A story of how the CIA's darkest secret of the War on Terror - the 'extraordinary rendition' programme - was exposed. This work takes a look at the logistics of torture which shows how far Bush is prepared to go in the 'war on terror'.


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