10 Apr 2020

Category: Sociology

Politics & Social Sciences

I Bring the Voices of My People: A Womanist Vision for Racial Reconciliation (Prophetic Christianity) 

Disrupting the racist and sexist biases in conversations on reconciliation Chanequa Walker-Barnes offers a compelling argument that the Christian racial reconciliation movement is incapable of responding to modern-day racism. She demonstrates how reconciliation’s roots in the evangelical, male-centered Promise Keepers’ movement has resulted in a…

Anthropology

A Literary Anthropology of Migration and Belonging: Roots, Routes, and Rhizomes (Palgrave Studies in Literary Anthropology) 

This collection pushes migration and “the minor” to the fore of literary anthropology. What happens when authors who thematize their “minority” background articulate notions of belonging, self, and society in literature? The contributors use “interface ethnography” and “fieldwork on foot” to analyze a broad selection…

Business & Money

The Hidden Wealth of Nations 

Richer nations are happier, yet economic growth doesn’t increase happiness. This paradox is explained by the Hidden Wealth of Nations – the extent to which citizens get along with other independently drives both economic growth and well-being. Much of this hidden wealth is expressed in…

Business & Money

The Bourgeois and the Savage: A Marxian Critique of the Image of the Isolated Individual in Defoe, Turgot and Smith (Marx, Engels, and Marxisms) 

This classic text in Italian history of political philosophy, translated into English for the first time, investigates the philosophical and ideological conceptions hidden beneath the modern image of the isolated individual. In The Bourgeois and the Savage, Alfonso Maurizio Iacono reveals that this apparently simple…