Since 2004, Israel has launched eight devastating “operations” against Gaza’s largely defenseless population. Thousands have perished, and tens of thousands have been left homeless. In the meantime, Israel has subjected Gaza to a merciless illegal blockade. What has befallen Gaza is a man-made humanitarian disaster.
Dunford and Neu provide a clear and comprehensive critique of Just War theories and the R2P doctrine, showing how their distorting frameworks justify Western intervention while ignoring the systemic causes that led to the crises in the first place.
This collection of essays advances a class analysis of the law, showing how capitalism shapes the law and how the law in turn acts to advance the interests of the capitalist class.
Puar uses the concept of “debility”—bodily injury and social exclusion brought on by economic and political factors—to disrupt the category of disability.
The book reveals the human cost of buyer-driven supply chains and capitalism by examining the consequences of the relationship between Apple and its supplier Foxconn on Chinese workers.
Yergin offers an account of how energy revolutions and climate change shape great power rivalries and their geopolitical strategies while setting them on a collision course in their pursuit of global dominance.
Eve Blau looks at how ideological conflict shaped the buildings of Red Vienna and how political meaning became manifested in architecture.
Western retailers and merchandisers ship their production overseas, primarily to Asia. Hamilton and Kao trace the rise and fall of Taiwan as the main OEM destination for these retailers. Drawing on hundreds of interviews with Taiwanese businesspeople, they show how intermediate-demand driven supply chains structure production according to the logic of making money.
Blanchette sheds light on ideological battles waged within China since the death of Mao Zedong. He claims that China is undergoing a Maoist revival and analyzes individuals and groups that are behind it.