12 Jul 2020

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Politics & Government

Globalised Minds, Roots in the City: Urban Upper-middle Classes in Europe (IJURR Studies in Urban and Social Change Book Series) 

Globalised Minds, Roots in the City utilises empirical evidence from four European cities to explore the role of urban upper middle classes in the transformations experienced by contemporary European societies. Presents new empirical evidence collected through an original comparative research about professionals and managers in…

History

Salafi-Jihadism: The History of an Idea 

No topic has captured the public imagination of late quite so dramatically as the specter of global jihadism. While much has been said about the way jihadists behave, their ideology remains poorly understood. As the Levant has imploded and millenarian radicals claim to have revived…

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

From Reproduction to Evolutionary Governance: Toward an Evolutionary Political Economy (Evolutionary Economics and Social Complexity Science (20)) 

This book combines modern evolutionary economics and classical political economy. Modern evolutionary economics with its pluralistic and contingent view of reproduction does not presuppose equilibrium or harmonious reproduction. A society that consists of multiple agents needs to establish an order from the interactions of those…

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…

Foreign & International Law

Ethics of Medical Innovation, Experimentation, and Enhancement in Military and Humanitarian Contexts (Military and Humanitarian Health Ethics) 

This book discusses ethical questions surrounding research and innovation in military and humanitarian contexts. It focuses on human enhancement in the military. Recently, the availability of medical enhancement designed to make soldiers more capable of surviving during conflict, as well as enabling them to defeat…

Business & Money

Statelessness and Contemporary Enslavement 

Why have statelessness and contemporary enslavement become endemic since the 1990s? What is it about global political economic policies, protracted warfare, and migration rules and patterns that have so systemically increased these extreme forms of vulnerability? Why have intellectual communities largely ignored or fundamentally rejected…

Business & Money

Socio-Economic Democracy and the World Government: Collective Capitalism, Depovertization, Human Rights, Template for Sustainable Peace 

In developing an enlightened socio-economic-political environment, this book provides a new socio-economic-political system based on (i) Collective Capitalism (CCP) of cooperatively managed institutions and enterprises, and (ii) a Civilian Democracy (CDM) sans political parties, whereby the most qualified representatives of all the functional sectors of…

Business & Money

Human Dimensions of Cybersecurity 

“In Human Dimensions of Cyber Security, Terry Bossomaier, Steven D’Alessandro, and Roger Bradbury have produced a book that … shows how it is indeed possible to achieve what we all need; a multidisciplinary, rigorously researched and argued, and above all accessible account of cybersecurity ―…