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              Adventures of the Symbolic: Post-Marxism and Radical Democracy
               

              Adventures of the Symbolic: Post-Marxism and Radical Democracy (Hardback)

              By Breckman, Warren

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              Marxism's collapse led prominent theorists to reject revolution and abandon class for more fragmented models of social action. Acknowledging the constructedness of society and politics, they chose the symbolic to reinvent leftist thought outside a Marxist framework. Mapping diffe ...

              ISBN 9780231143943
              Published 15 June 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom
               

              The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Breaugh, Martin; Translated by Lederhendler, Lazer; Foreword by Howard, Dick

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              How do people excluded from political life achieve political agency? Through a series of historical events that have been mostly overlooked by political theorists, Martin Breaugh identifies fleeting yet decisive instances of emancipation in which people took it upon themselves to ...

              ISBN 9780231156196
              Published 15 January 2016 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              States of War: Enlightenment Origins of the Political

              States of War: Enlightenment Origins of the Political (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bates, David

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              We fear that the growing threat of violent attack, whether from terrorism or other sources, has upset the balance between existential concepts of political power, which emphasize security, and traditional notions of constitutional limits meant to protect civil liberties. We worry ...

              ISBN 9780231158053
              Published 15 November 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Complications: Communism and the Dilemmas of Democracy
               

              Complications: Communism and the Dilemmas of Democracy (Hardback, New title)

              By Lefort, Claude; Translated by Bourg, Julian; Preface by Howard, Dick

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              Presents fresh ways of understanding the rise and fall of the Soviet Union and the Communist phenomenon. This book engages the work of prominent historians Martin Malia and Francois Furet and shows how their emphasis on 'illusion' and ideology led to their failure to understand t ...

              ISBN 9780231133005
              Published 15 May 2007 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Political Theology: Four New Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty

              Political Theology: Four New Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kahn, Paul

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              Paul W. Kahn presents political theology as a secular inquiry into ultimate meanings sustaining an American faith in the popular sovereign. He works out this view through an engagement with Carl Schmitt's 1922 classic, Political Theology: Four Chapters on the Concept of Sovereign ...

              ISBN 9780231153416
              Published 15 May 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Socialism Unbound: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

              Socialism Unbound: Principles, Practices, and Prospects (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Second Edition)

              Preface by Bronner, Stephen Eric; Foreword by Howard, Dick

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              Originally published: Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, c2001.

              ISBN 9780231153836
              Published 15 October 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Political Theology: Four New Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty
               

              Political Theology: Four New Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty (Hardback)

              By Kahn, Paul; Introduction by Howard, Dick

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              Paul W. Kahn presents political theology as a secular inquiry into ultimate meanings sustaining an American faith in the popular sovereign. He works out this view through an engagement with Carl Schmitt's 1922 classic, Political Theology: Four Chapters on the Concept of Sovereign ...

              ISBN 9780231153409
              Published 28 March 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              The Primacy of the Political: A History of Political Thought from the Greeks to the French and American Revolutions
               

              The Primacy of the Political: A History of Political Thought from the Greeks to the French and American Revolutions (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Howard, Dick

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              The conflict between politics and antipolitics has replayed itself throughout Western history and philosophical thought. Plato's quest for absolute certainty led him to denounce political democracy, an antipolitical position later challenged by Aristotle. Here, Howard throws new ...

              ISBN 9780231135955
              Published 15 September 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              After Evil: A Politics of Human Rights

              After Evil: A Politics of Human Rights (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Meister, Robert

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              Merging examples from literature and history, Meister confronts the problem of closure and the resolution of historical injustice. He challenges the empty moral logic of 'never again' or the theoretical reduction of evil to a cycle of violence and counterviolence that is broken o ...

              ISBN 9780231150378
              Published 15 October 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              The Primacy of the Political: A History of Political Thought from the Greeks to the French and American Revolutions
                

              The Primacy of the Political: A History of Political Thought from the Greeks to the French and American Revolutions (Hardback)

              By Howard, Dick

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              The conflict between politics and antipolitics has replayed itself throughout Western history and philosophical thought. Plato's quest for absolute certainty led him to denounce political democracy, an anti-political position later challenged by Aristotle. This back-and-forth exc ...

              ISBN 9780231135948
              Published 17 September 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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