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Absolute Recoil

(Available October 7, 2014)
Absolute Recoil
Written by Slavoj Zizek
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781686829
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Absolute Recoil
Towards A New Foundation Of Dialectical Materialism
Written by Slavoj Zizek


Format: Hardcover, 444 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

Philosophical materialism in all its forms – from scientific naturalism to Deleuzian New Materialism – has failed to meet the key theoretical and political challenges of the modern world. This is the burden of philosopher Slavoj Žižek’s argument in this pathbreaking and eclectic new work. Recent history has seen developments such... Read more >
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Absolute Recoil
Towards A New Foundation Of Dialectical Materialism
Written by Slavoj Zizek


Format: eBook, 440 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

Philosophical materialism in all its forms – from scientific naturalism to Deleuzian New Materialism – has failed to meet the key theoretical and political challenges of the modern world. This is the burden of philosopher Slavoj Žižek’s argument in this pathbreaking and eclectic new work. Recent history has seen developments such... Read more >
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The Bullet and the Ballot Box

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The Bullet and the Ballot Box
Written by Aditya Adhikari
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685648
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The Bullet and the Ballot Box
The Story of Nepal's Maoist Revolution
Written by Aditya Adhikari


Format: Hardcover, 326 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

The Bullet and the Ballot Box offers a rich and sweeping account of a decade of revolutionary upheaval. When Nepal’s Maoists launched their armed rebellion in the nineties, they had limited public support and many argued that their ideology was obsolete. Twelve years later they were in power, and their ambitious...

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The Bullet and the Ballot Box
The Story of Nepal's Maoist Revolution
Written by Aditya Adhikari


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

The Bullet and the Ballot Box offers a rich and sweeping account of a decade of revolutionary upheaval. When Nepal’s Maoists launched their armed rebellion in the nineties, they had limited public support and many argued that their ideology was obsolete. Twelve years later they were in power, and their ambitious...

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The Actuality of Communism

Written by Bruno Bosteels


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 24, 2014
Price: $16.95

One of the rising stars of contemporary critical theory, Bruno Bosteels discusses the new currents of thought generated by figures such as Alain Badiou, Jacques Rancière and Slavoj Žižek, who are spearheading the revival of interest in communism. Bosteels examines this resurgence of communist thought through the prism of “speculative leftism”—an... Read more >
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Women's Oppression Today
Women's Oppression Today
Written by Michele Barrett, Foreword by Kathi Weeks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680131
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Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Foreword by Kathi Weeks


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $24.95

Women’s Oppression Today is a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism, exploring how gender, sexuality and the “family-household system” operate in relation to contemporary capitalism. In this updated edition, Michèle Barrett surveys the social and intellectual changes that have taken place since the book's original publication, and looks back...

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Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Foreword by Kathi Weeks


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $24.95

Women’s Oppression Today is a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism, exploring how gender, sexuality and the “family-household system” operate in relation to contemporary capitalism. In this updated edition, Michèle Barrett surveys the social and intellectual changes that have taken place since the book's original publication, and looks back...

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Women's Oppression Today
Women's Oppression Today
Written by Michele Barrett, Foreword by Kathi Weeks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781680148
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Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Foreword by Kathi Weeks


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

Women’s Oppression Today is a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism, exploring how gender, sexuality and the “family-household system” operate in relation to contemporary capitalism. In this updated edition, Michèle Barrett surveys the social and intellectual changes that have taken place since the book's original publication, and looks back...

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Revolution at the Gates
Selected Writings of Lenin from 1917
Written by V.I. Lenin
Edited by Slavoj Zizek


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $24.95

The idea of a Lenin renaissance might well provoke an outburst of sarcastic laughter. Marx is OK, but Lenin? Doesn’t he stand for the big catastrophe which left its mark on the entire twentieth-century?

Lenin, however, deserves wider consideration than this, and his writings of 1917 are testament to a formidable political... Read more >
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The Concept Of Nature In Marx

Written by Alfred Schmidt


Format: eBook, 252 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

In The Concept of Nature in Marx, Alfred Schmidt examines humanity’s relation to the natural world as understood by the great philosopher-economist Karl Marx, who wrote that human beings are ‘part of Nature yet able to stand over against it; and this partial separation from Nature is itself part of their... Read more >
The Concept of Nature in Marx
The Concept of Nature in Marx
Written by Alfred Schmidt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681473
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The Concept of Nature in Marx

Written by Alfred Schmidt


Format: Trade Paperback, 252 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

In The Concept of Nature in Marx, Alfred Schmidt examines humanity’s relation to the natural world as understood by the great philosopher-economist Karl Marx, who wrote that human beings are ‘part of Nature yet able to stand over against it; and this partial separation from Nature is itself part of their... Read more >
State, Power, Socialism
State, Power, Socialism
Written by Nicos Poulantzas, Introduction by Stuart Hall
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681480
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State, Power, Socialism

Written by Nicos Poulantzas
Introduction by Stuart Hall


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

In State, Power, Socialism, the leading theorist of the state and European communism advances a vigorous critique of contemporary Marxist theories of the state. Arguing against a general theory of the state, Poulantzas identifies forms of class power crucial to socialist
strategy that go beyond the state apparatus. Read more >
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State, Power, Socialism

Written by Nicos Poulantzas
Introduction by Stuart Hall


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

Developing themes of his earlier works, Poulantzas here advances a vigorous critique of contemporary Marxist theories of the state, arguing against a general theory of the state, and identifying forms of class power crucial to socialist strategy that goes beyond the apparatus of the state.

This new edition includes an introduction by... Read more >
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Hegemony And Socialist Strategy
Towards A Radical Democratic Politics
Written by Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

In this hugely influential book, Laclau and Mouffe examine the workings of hegemony and contemporary social struggles, and their significance for democratic theory. With the emergence of new social and political identities, and the frequent attacks on Left theory for its essentialist underpinnings, Hegemony and Socialist Strategy remains as relevant as... Read more >
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Hegemony And Socialist Strategy
Hegemony And Socialist Strategy
Written by Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681541
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Hegemony And Socialist Strategy
Towards A Radical Democratic Politics
Written by Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

In this hugely influential book, Laclau and Mouffe examine the workings of hegemony and contemporary social struggles, and their significance for democratic theory. With the emergence of new social and political identities, and the frequent attacks on Left theory for its essentialist underpinnings, Hegemony and Socialist Strategy remains as relevant as... Read more >
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The Philosophy Of Marx
The Philosophy Of Marx
Written by Etienne Balibar, Translated by Chris Turner
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ISBN: 9781781681534
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The Philosophy Of Marx

Written by Etienne Balibar
Translated by Chris Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 139 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

In The Philosophy of Marx, Etienne Balibar provides an accessible introduction to Marx and his key followers, complete with pedagogical information for the student to make the most challenging areas of theory easy to understand. Examining all the key areas of Marx’s writings in their wider historical and theoretical context—including the concepts of class struggle, ideology, humanism...

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The Philosophy Of Marx

Written by Etienne Balibar
Translated by Chris Turner


Format: eBook, 139 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

Providing a lucid and accessible introduction to Marx, complete with pedagogical boxes, a chronology and guides to further reading, Etienne Balibar makes the most difficult areas of his philosophy easy to understand. One of the most influential French philosophers to have emerged from the 1960s, Balibar brings a lifetime of study... Read more >
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Stalin's Curse
Stalin's Curse
Written by Robert Gellately
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389459
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Stalin's Curse
Battling for Communism in War and Cold War
Written by Robert Gellately


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $17.95

At the Big Three conferences of World War II, Joseph Stalin persuasively played the role of a great world leader, whose primary concerns lay in international strategy and power politics, and not communist ideology. Now, using recently uncovered documents, Robert Gellately conclusively shows that, in fact, the dictator was biding his...

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The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I
Written by Rosa Luxemburg, Edited by Peter Hudis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844679744
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The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I
Volume I: Economic Writings I
Written by Rosa Luxemburg
Edited by Peter Hudis


Format: Hardcover, 620 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $120.00

This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg’s Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg’s most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labor, imperialism, and pre-capitalist economic formations.

In addition to a new translation of her doctoral dissertation, “The Industrial Development of Poland,” Volume I includes the first complete English-language publication of her... Read more >
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The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I
Volume I: Economic Writings I
Written by Rosa Luxemburg
Edited by Peter Hudis


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $94.95

This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg’s Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg’s most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labor, imperialism, and pre-capitalist economic formations.

In addition to a new translation of her doctoral dissertation, “The Industrial Development of Poland,” Volume I includes the first complete English-language publication of her... Read more >
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Rebel Cities
Rebel Cities
Written by David Harvey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680742
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Rebel Cities
From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution
Written by David Harvey


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

Long before Occupy, cities were the subject of much utopian thinking. They are the centers of capital accumulation as well as of revolutionary politics, where deeper currents of social and political change rise to the surface. Do the financiers and developers control access to urban resources or do the people? Who... Read more >
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The Idea of Communism 2
The Idea of Communism 2
Edited by Slavoj Zizek, Contribution by Alain Badiou, Etienne Balibar, Bruno Bosteels and Susan Buck-Morss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844679805
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The Idea of Communism 2
The New York Conference
Edited by Slavoj Zizek
Contribution by Alain Badiou, Etienne Balibar, Bruno Bosteels and Susan Buck-Morss


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $26.95

The first volume of The Idea of Communism followed the 2009 London conference called in response to Alain Badiou’s ‘communist hypothesis’, where an all-star cast of radical intellectuals put the idea of communism back on the map.

This volume brings together papers from the subsequent 2011 New York conference organized by Verso... Read more >
Marxism in the United States
Marxism in the United States
Written by Paul Buhle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680155
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Marxism in the United States
Remapping the History of the American Left
Written by Paul Buhle


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $26.95

A crown jewel of New Left historiography, this overview of U.S. Marxism was hailed on its first publication for its nuanced storytelling, balance and incredible sweep.

Brimming over with archival finds and buoyed by the recollections of witnesses and participants in the radical movements of decades past, Marxism in the United States... Read more >
Stalin's Curse
Stalin's Curse
Written by Robert Gellately
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269157
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Stalin's Curse
Battling for Communism in War and Cold War
Written by Robert Gellately


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $32.50

A chilling, riveting account based on newly released Russian documentation that reveals Joseph Stalin’s true motives—and the extent of his enduring commitment to expanding the Soviet empire—during the years in which he seemingly collaborated with Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and the capitalist West.
           
At the Big Three conferences of World...

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Stalin's Curse
Stalin's Curse
Written by Robert Gellately
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962355
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Stalin's Curse
Battling for Communism in War and Cold War
Written by Robert Gellately


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $13.99

A chilling, riveting account based on newly released Russian documentation that reveals Joseph Stalin’s true motives—and the extent of his enduring commitment to expanding the Soviet empire—during the years in which he seemingly collaborated with Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and the capitalist West.
           
At the Big Three conferences of World...

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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