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Download this eBook Reading Marx

Reading Marx

18,04

Slavoj Zizek , Agon Hamza , Frank Ruda
Polity

Marx's critique of political economy is vital for understanding the crisis of contemporary capitalism. Yet the nature of its relevance and some of its key tenets remain poorly understood. This bold intervention brings together the work of leading Marx scholars Slavoj...

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Download this eBook The Tragedy of Property

The Tragedy of Property

20,90

Maxim Trudolyubov
Polity

Russian novels, poetry and ballet put the country squarely in the European family of cultures and yet there is something different about this country, especially in terms of its political culture. What makes Russia different? Maxim Trudolyubov uses private...

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Download this eBook Authority

Authority

17,77

Fabian Wendt
Polity

From citizens paying taxes to employees following their bosses' orders and kids obeying their parents, we take it for granted that a whole range of authorities have the power to impose duties on others. However, although authority is often accepted in practice, it looks...

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Download this eBook Should We Control World Population?

Should We Control World Population?

11,84

Diana Coole
Polity

By 2100, the human population may exceed 11 billion. Having recently surpassed 7.5 billion, it has trebled since 1950. Are such numbers sustainable, given a deepening environmental crisis? Can so many live well? Or should world population be controlled? The population...

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Download this eBook Philosophical Introductions

Philosophical Introductions

19,98

Jürgen Habermas
Polity

On the occasion of Habermas’s 80th birthday, the German publisher Suhrkamp brought out five volumes of Habermas’s papers that spanned the full range of his philosophical thought, from the theory of rationality to the critique of metaphysics. For each of these...

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Download this eBook Syria

Syria

17,77

Samer N. Abboud
Polity

With more than 500,000 people killed and at least half the population displaced, Syria’s conflict is the most deadly of the twenty-first century. Russia’s decision to join the war has broken the long military and political stalemate but it looks unlikely to deliver any...

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Download this eBook Doctors and Healers

Doctors and Healers

19,06

Isabelle Stengers , Tobie Nathan
Polity

We think we know what healers do: they build on patients’ irrational beliefs and treat them in a ‘symbolic’ way. If they get results, it’s thanks to their capacity to listen, rather than any influence on a clinical level. At the same time, we also think we know what...

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Download this eBook Health

Health

22,79

Mildred Blaxter
Polity

The second edition of Mildred Blaxter's successful and highly respected book offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the key debates surrounding the concept of health today. It discusses how health is defined, constructed, experienced and acted out in...

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Download this eBook A Social History of the Media

A Social History of the Media

27,11

Peter Burke , Asa Briggs
Polity

Written by two leading social and cultural historians, the first two editions of A Social History of the Media became classic textbooks, providing a masterful overview of communication media and of the social and cultural contexts within which they emerged and...

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Download this eBook Popular Protest in China

Popular Protest in China

18,73

Teresa Wright
Polity

Popular protest in China has been widespread and prevalent. Why do people protest and how are such demonstrations handled by the authorities? Could they ultimately imperil China’s political system? In this book, Teresa Wright analyzes the array of protests...

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