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Stigma
The Machinery of Inequality
Imogen Tyler
“Tyler’s passionate book brings out the enduring power of stigma to mark inequality on the body in profound, searing ways. This will be a vital contribution to recognizing the lived experience of inequality across history.”—Mike Savage, London School of Economics  

Cloth $29.95

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Work Want Work
Labour and Desire at the End of Capitalism
Mareile Pfannebecker and James A. Smith
“A fascinating review of the state of play—and work—in contemporary society. Pfannebecker and Smith have produced a little gem of an alternative future; stop ‘working’ and read it!”—Keith Grint, The University of Warwick 

Paper $24.99

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Emperor Is Naked
On the Inevitable Demise of the Nation State
Hamid Dabashi
“The modern ‘state’ and especially the so‑called ‘nation‑state’ are increasingly showing their dark underbelly—their potential for global catastrophe. Is there another path ahead, beyond myth and calculation? Dabashi’s stunning text explores this crucial question.”—Fred Dallmayr, author of Post‑Liberalism  

Paper $22.95

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Now in Paperback

Palestine
A Four Thousand Year History
Nur Masalha
“A narrative that commands respect and is not impaired by the passion behind it.”—New York Review of Books
Paper $16.95