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International Studies

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Catalog Titles


    African Exodus
    Living Politics in South Africa’s Urban Shacklands
    Crying for Our Elders
    The Truth about Crime
    What Is Africa to Me?
    Conversionary Sites
    Muslims Talking Politics
    A Socialist Peace?
    A Significant Year
    The Eye of the Needle

    Middle East

      New Thinking in Islam
      Iran, Islam and Democracy
      No Exit
      The Makers of the Modern Middle East
      A Small Door Set in Concrete
      Islam in Liberalism
      Your Freedom and Mine
      Our Latest Longest War
      Islam and the Rule of Justice
      Partitioning Palestine
      Ambiguities of Domination
      Authoritarian Apprehensions


        Sacred Mandates
        Oil and Water
        Lesser Dragons
        Southeast Asia After the Cold War
        Cross-Cultural Exchange and the Colonial Imaginary
        Siege of the Spirits
        A History of the People’s Action Party, 1985-2021
        China’s Hidden Children
        Far Out
        The ASEAN Miracle
        American Imperial Pastoral
        Learning from Shenzhen
        Revolution in the City of Heroes
        Invisible China
        Voices of Dissent

        Latin America

          Hollywood in Havana
          Subcomandante Marcos
          Revolutionizing Repertoires
          Gringo Gulch
          The Production of Local Knowledge
          Latin America
          Towards a History of the National-Popular in Bolivia

          IR and World Politics

            Neoliberal Apartheid
            Soviet Signoras
            The Price of Prestige
            Narrowing the Channel
            Grand Strategy from Truman to Trump
            Organizing Democracy
            Political Ecology
            Greening the Alliance
            A Life

            Economics and Development

              Banking on Words
              Currency Statecraft
              Legacies, Logics, Logistics
              Wrong Turnings
              Tight Knit
              The Mismeasure of Progress
              Justice Is an Option
              Democracy and Trade Policy in Developing Countries
              Free Public Transit
              The Political Origins of Inequality
              Prosperity without Greed

              Law and Human Rights

                Brokered Subjects
                The Politics of Islamic Law
                Mobile Orientations
                The Seductions of Quantification
                Politics of Religious Freedom

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