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The Welfare State and the Democratic Citizen: How Social Policies Shape Political Equality (Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology)
The Welfare State and the Democratic Citizen: How Social Policies Shape Political Equality (Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology)
This book examines the ways in which the welfare state impacts levels and distributions of political participation and democratic support in Western democracies. Going beyond the traditional contextual accounts of political behaviour, which primarily focus on political institutions or the socio-economic climate, this book looks...
The Birth of Satan: Tracing the Devil's Biblical Roots
The Birth of Satan: Tracing the Devil's Biblical Roots
"An informative study of the biblical origins of Satan…With resourceful though never excessive citation, Mobley and Wray make a good job of pinning down the roots of a notoriously protean character."--The Times Literary Supplement

"Let's admit it. Even in a secular age we are all still
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Early Christian Reader
Early Christian Reader

Early Christian Reader is a sourcebook and textbook that offers a welcoming and informed entrée into the complex world of the earliest Christian literature. The books of the New Testament (NRSV) are presented in a plausible chronological order rather than the canonical order encountered in modern New Testaments. In addition,...

Empire and the Five Kings
Empire and the Five Kings

One of the West’s leading intellectuals offers a provocative look at America’s withdrawal from world leadership and the rising powers who seek to fill the vacuum left behind.

The United States was once the hope of the world, a beacon of freedom and the defender of liberal democracy. Nations and
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Fundamentals of Probability: With Stochastic Processes
Fundamentals of Probability: With Stochastic Processes

"The 4th edition of Ghahramani's book is replete with intriguing historical notes, insightful comments, and well-selected examples/exercises that, together, capture much of the essence of probability. Along with its Companion Website, the book is suitable as a primary resource for a first course in probability. Moreover, it...

Permanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism
Permanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism

How did the Reformation, which initially promoted decidedly illiberal positions, end up laying the groundwork for Western liberalism?

The English Reformation began as an evangelical movement driven by an unyielding belief in predestination, intolerance, stringent literalism, political quietism, and
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Liberal Democracy in Crisis: Rethinking Resistance under Neoliberal Governmentality (The Theories, Concepts and Practices of Democracy)
Liberal Democracy in Crisis: Rethinking Resistance under Neoliberal Governmentality (The Theories, Concepts and Practices of Democracy)

This book rethinks resistance against neoliberalism in the context of the crisis of Western liberal democracy and the rise of new radical left parties in Europe. Drawing upon a wide range of methodological approaches in contemporary political and social theory, it explores how the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis represents the...

The Presidentialisation of Political Parties in the Western Balkans
The Presidentialisation of Political Parties in the Western Balkans
This book examines the process of presidentialisation of political parties in the Western Balkans. The Western Balkan countries deserve to be analysed in a comparative perspective due to their distinctive features in terms of processes of democratization, forms of government and institutional assets, the presence of social cleavages (religious,...
Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration, and the Future of White Majorities
Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration, and the Future of White Majorities
Whiteshift: the turbulent journey from a world of racially homogeneous white majorities to one of racially hybrid majorities
 
This is the century of whiteshift. As Western societies are becoming increasingly mixed-race, demographic change is transforming politics. Over half of American babies are
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Empire: A New History of the World
Empire: A New History of the World

A dazzling new history of the world told through the ten major empires of human civilization.

Eminent historian Paul Strathern opens the story of Empire with the Akkadian civilization, which ruled over a vast expanse of the region of ancient Mesopotamia, then turns to the immense Roman Empire,...

The American Roadside in Émigré Literature, Film, and Photography: 1955–1985 (Studies in Mobilities, Literature, and Culture)
The American Roadside in Émigré Literature, Film, and Photography: 1955–1985 (Studies in Mobilities, Literature, and Culture)

The American Roadside in Émigré Literature, Film, and Photography: 1955–1985 traces the origin of a postmodern iconography of mobile consumption equating roadside America with an authentic experience of the United States through the postwar road narrative, a narrative which, Elsa Court argues, has been...

Civil Law Reforms in Post-Colonial Asia: Beyond Western Capitalism (Kobe University Monograph Series in Social Science Research)
Civil Law Reforms in Post-Colonial Asia: Beyond Western Capitalism (Kobe University Monograph Series in Social Science Research)

This book focuses on the legal systems of the late-developing countries of ASEAN (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam, often referred to as the CLMV countries). These nations are apt to be placed in an economically disadvantageous situation within the opportunity of communalization of legal systems being advanced by the ASEAN...

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