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SOCIAL SCIENCE 2011
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Why Marx Was Right


In this combative, controversial book, Terry Eagleton takes issue with the prejudice that Marxism is dead and done with.

2011   272 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300169430
$25.00
 
Why Marx Was Right


In this combative, controversial book, Terry Eagleton takes issue with the prejudice that Marxism is dead and done with.

2012   272 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300181531
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Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America
Second Edition



Thoroughly revised and updated, with an extensive analysis of the 2008 election, this book remains the best analysis of the Electoral College for both students and general readers.

2011   272 pp.
Paper ISBN: 9780300166491
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Facts Are Subversive
Political Writing from a Decade Without a Name



This collection of essays by one of Europe’s leading political writers offers dazzling insights into today’s world and America’s troubled place in it.

2011   464 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300177558
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Cloth ISBN: 9780300161175
$37.00


The Myth of Choice
Personal Responsibility in a World of Limits



This provocative book examines the notion of choice and discovers that our freedom to choose is more illusory than we think. With wit and a conversational style reminiscent of Malcolm Gladwell, Kent Greenfield considers the implications for individuals, the law, and public policy.

2011   256 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300169508
$27.00
 
American Caesars
Lives of the Presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush



From the acclaimed author of Monty, JFK: Reckless Youth, and Bill Clinton comes a new, vivid portrait of the last twelve U.S. presidents, from Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush.

2011   576 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300177657
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Cloth ISBN: 9780300169287
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Sister Citizen
Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America



This groundbreaking book brings to light derogatory stereotypes that shape the experiences of African American women, then assesses the emotional and political costs of the struggle to counteract such negative assumptions.

2011   392 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300165418
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Sister Citizen
Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America



This groundbreaking book brings to light derogatory stereotypes that shape the experiences of African American women, then assesses the emotional and political costs of the struggle to counteract such negative assumptions.

2013   400 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300188189
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How to Change the World
Reflections on Marx and Marxism



In this penetrating reassessment of Marxist thought and its relevance today, renowned historian Eric Hobsbawm argues that the author of Das Kapital has much to say to us in the post-communist era.

2012   480 pp.
Paper ISBN: 9780300188202
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How to Change the World
Reflections on Marx and Marxism



In this penetrating reassessment of Marxist thought and its relevance today, renowned historian Eric Hobsbawm argues that the author of Das Kapital has much to say to us in the post-communist era.

2011   480 pp.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300176162
$35.00


The Myth of American Exceptionalism


The idea that the United States is destined to spread its unique gifts of democracy and capitalism to other countries is dangerous for Americans and for the rest of the world, warns an eminent British commentator in this provocative book.

2010   240 pp.
Paper ISBN: 9780300164190
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Cloth ISBN: 9780300125702
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Women, Work, and Politics
The Political Economy of Gender Inequality



An original and groundbreaking exploration of women’s power in the home, in the workplace, and in politics from a political economy perspective.

The Institution for Social and Policy Studies
2011   224 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300171341
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Cloth ISBN: 9780300153101
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The End of Race?
Obama, 2008, and Racial Politics in America



How did race affect the election that gave America its first African American president? This book offers some fascinating, and perhaps controversial, findings.

2012   320 pp.
Paper ISBN: 9780300175196
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Unwarranted Influence
Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Military-Industrial Complex



A fascinating analysis of one of the most important political and economic ideas of our time: the ties between America’s military and its economy.

Icons of America
2011   280 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300177626
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Cloth ISBN: 9780300153057
$26.00


Contesting Democracy
Political Ideas in Twentieth-Century Europe



This brilliant guide to European political ideas and thinkers spans the twentieth century. With special focus on Fascism and Stalinism and their legacies, the author illuminates both the century's ideological extremes and how Europeans built lasting liberal democracies in the second half of the century.

2011   304 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300113211
$45.00
 
Every Twelve Seconds
Industrialized Slaughter and the Politics of Sight



A political scientist goes undercover in a modern industrial slaughterhouse to provide an account of killing work from the perspective of those who carry it out. He offers a thought-provoking report on the industry—and on the society responsible for it.

Yale Agrarian Studies Series
2011   320 pp.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300152678
$30.00


Every Twelve Seconds
Industrialized Slaughter and the Politics of Sight



A political scientist goes undercover in a modern industrial slaughterhouse to provide an account of killing work from the perspective of those who carry it out. He offers a thought-provoking report on the industry—and on the society responsible for it.

Yale Agrarian Studies Series
2013   320 pp.
Paper ISBN: 9780300192483
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Together
The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation



The highly respected author of The Craftsman now explores how we can create a better society by learning to truly listen and cooperate with others, even when our interests are conflicting.

2012   336 pp.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300116335
$28.00


A Complicated Man
The Life of Bill Clinton as Told by Those Who Know Him



The life and times of Bill Clinton as told by 169 of the friends, colleagues, and rivals who know him best, revealing the most complete and unexpected portrait of our forty-second president published to date.

2011   528 pp.
Paper ISBN: 9780300177688
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Cloth ISBN: 9780300121308
$32.50
 
Patterns of Democracy
Government Forms and Performance in Thirty-Six Countries



This updated and expanded edition of the highly acclaimed book Democracies offers an even broader, more thorough analysis of today’s democracies. Encompassing thirty-six democracies around the world, the book compares cabinets, legislatures, parties, election systems, supreme courts, interest groups, and central banks to arrive at important—and unexpected—findings about wh...

1999   368 pp.   -   Paper ISBN: 9780300078930
$21.00


OTHER SECTIONS IN OUR SOCIAL SCIENCE 2011 CATALOG:


Political Philosophy
Rethinking the Western Tradition
International Studies
Policy Studies
Economics
Economic History
Law