BOOKS RECEIVED: K. Sabeel Rahman, “Democracy against Domination” (Oxford UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In 2008, the collapse of the US financial system plunged the economy into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. In its aftermath, the financial crisis pushed to the forefront fundamental moral and… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Jennifer Randles, “Proposing Prosperity?: Marriage Education Policy and Inequality in America” (Columbia UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley “Fragile families”―unmarried parents who struggle emotionally and financially―are one of the primary targets of the Healthy Marriage Initiative, a federal policy that has funded marriage education programs in nearly every state. These programs, which… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Sillitoe, Paul, ed., “Sustainable Development: An Appraisal from the Gulf Region” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
With growing evidence of unsustainable use of the world’s resources, such as hydrocarbon reserves, and related environmental pollution, as in alarming climate change predictions, sustainable development is arguably the prominent issue of the 21st century. This volume gives a wide… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Vassos Argyrou, “The Gift of European Thought and the Cost of Living” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
European thought is often said to be a gift to the rest of the world, but what if there is no gift as such? What if there is only an economy where every giving is also a taking, and every… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Nesecan Balkan, Erol Balkan and Ahmet Oncu, “The Neoliberal Landscape and the Rise of Islamist Capital in Turkey” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
Buy from University Press Books Islamist capital accumulation has split the Turkish bourgeoisie and polarized Turkish society into secular and religious social groupings, giving rise to conflicts between the state and political Islam. By providing a long-term historical perspective on… Read More
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