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Spring 2016

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Tomas Young’s War
Mark Wilkerson

Tomas Young’s War is the tragic yet life-affirming story of a paralyzed Iraq War veteran who spent his last
ten years battling heroically with his injuries, while
courageously speaking against America’s wars before
his death in 2014. Based on hours of interviews with
Young and those closest to him, this emotional and
powerful book sheds light on many crucial but often
overlooked issues such as veterans’ health care, public attitudes toward the disabled, medical marijuana,
and the terminally ill.
“Tomas Young became one of the most powerful and eloquent voices denouncing the war. He served as the conscience of the nation. And although his life
was cut short, his is the final word on a war that should have never been fought.”
—Chris Hedges
“There is nothing more courageous than a soldier who stands up against an
unjust war. Tomas Young was a true American hero.”
—Tom Morello
“Before another commander in chief swaggers before the news cameras and
declares, ‘Bring it on,’ I urge him (her) to read this book.”
—Phil Donahue, from the foreword
Mark Wilkerson spent eight years in the United States Army as an AH-1 Cobra & UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew chief with the 3rd Infantry & 101st
Airborne Divisions. He was deployed with the 101st to Mogadishu, Somalia.
Mark lives in Louisville, Kentucky, with his wife Melissa and three children.

978-1-60846-591-0 Trade Cloth • $24 • 978-1-60846-650-4 • Trade Paper • $17.95
April 2016 • 225 pages • Ebook available

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Brazil’s Dance
with the Devil
The World Cup, the Olympics,
and the Struggle for Democracy
Updated Olympics Edition
Dave Zirin

The people of Brazil celebrated when they learned
that in the space of two years their country would
host the world’s two largest sporting events: the
World Cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016. Now they are protesting in numbers the
country hasn’t seen in decades.
Relying on fieldwork from Rio to the halls of power in Washington, DC, Dave Zirin exposes
how sports and politics have collided in spectacular fashion. One of the Boston Globe’s “Best
Sports Books of 2014,” this new update assesses the final tally of debt and displacement
that accompanied the 2014 World Cup, and includes eyewitness accounts of the militarized
police crackdown and new reporting on the pre-Olympic plans furthering immiseration in
cities across Brazil.
“People think speaking truth to power is easy, but if it was easy everyone would
do it. This book does it. . . . It speaks truth to the powers that be, from Brazil to
the US to FIFA to the IOC. It hits you like an uppercut that rattles your brain
and sets it straight. I cannot recommend this book highly enough.”
—Dr. John Carlos, 1968 Olympic medalist
Dave Zirin is sports correspondent for the Nation magazine and the author
of nine books on the intersection of sports and politics. Named one of UTNE
Reader’s “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World,” Zirin is a frequent
guest on MSNBC, ESPN, and Democracy Now! He also hosts his own weekly
Sirius XM show, Edge of Sports Radio.

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978-1-60846-652-8 Trade Paper • $17.95 • April 2016 • 276 pages • Ebook available

Exoneree Diaries
The Fight for Innocence,
Independence, and Identity
Alison Flowers

Through intimate portraits of four exonerated prisoners, journalist Alison Flowers explores what happens
to innocent people when the state flings open the
jailhouse door and tosses them back, empty-handed,
into the unknown. From the front lines of the wrongful conviction capital of the United States—Cook
County, Illinois—these stories reveal serious gaps in the criminal justice system. Flowers
depicts the collateral damage of wrongful convictions on families and communities, challenging the deeper problem of mass incarceration in the United States. As she tells each exoneree’s powerful story, Flowers vividly shows that release from prison, though sometimes
joyous and hopeful, is not a Hollywood ending—or an ending at all. Rather, an exoneree’s
first unshackled steps are the beginning of a new journey full of turmoil and triumph.
Based on a yearlong multimedia series by Chicago Public Media’s WBEZ—a finalist for a
national Online Journalism Award—this narrative piece of investigative journalism tells
profoundly human stories of reclaiming one’s life, overcoming adversity, and searching for
purpose—at times with devastating consequences and courageous breakthroughs.
Alison Flowers is an award-winning investigative journalist who focuses on social and criminal justice. A former TV reporter, Flowers has also written for the
Village Voice, VICE News, and others. She lives in Chicago, Illinois.

978-1-60846-587-3 Trade Cloth • $22.95 • 978-1-60846-675-7 Trade Paper • $17.95
May 2016 • 280 pages • Ebook available

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The End
of Imagination
Arundhati Roy

The End of Imagination brings together five of
Arundhati Roy’s acclaimed books of essays into one
comprehensive volume for the first time and features a new introduction by the author. This new collection begins with her pathbreaking book The Cost
of Living—published soon after she won the Booker
Prize for her novel The God of Small Things—in which
she forcefully condemned India’s nuclear tests and
its construction of enormous dam projects that continue to displace countless people from
their homes and communities. The End of Imagination also includes her nonfiction works
Power Politics, War Talk, Public Power in the Age of Empire, and An Ordinary Person’s Guide
to Empire, which include her widely circulated and inspiring writings on the US invasions
of Afghanistan and Iraq, the need to confront corporate power, and the hollowing out of
democratic institutions globally.
Praise for Field Notes on Democracy:
“Gorgeously wrought . . . pitch-perfect prose . . . In language of terrible beauty,
she takes India’s everyday tragedies and reminds us to be outraged all over again.”
—Time
“The fierceness with which Arundhati Roy loves humanity moves my heart.”
—Alice Walker
Arundhati Roy is a world-renowned Indian author and global justice activist.
From her celebrated Booker–Prize winning novel The God of Small Things to
her prolific output of writing on topics ranging from climate change to war, the
perils of free-market development in India, and the defense of the poor, Roy’s
voice has become indispensable to millions seeking a better world.

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978-1-60846-619-1 Trade Paper • $19.95 • June 2016 • 390 pages • Ebook available

Capitalism’s
Crisis Deepens
Essays on the Global
Economic Meltdown
Richard Wolff

While most mainstream commentators view the
crisis that provoked the Great Recession as having
passed, these essays from Richard Wolff paint a far
less rosy picture. Drawing attention to the extreme
downturn in most of capitalism’s old centers, the unequal growth in its new centers, and
the resurgence of a global speculative bubble, Wolff—in his uniquely accessible style—
makes the case that the crisis should be grasped not as a passing moment but as an evolving stage in capitalism’s history.
Praise for Richard Wolff and Democracy at Work:
“Richard Wolff ’s constructive and innovative ideas suggest new and promising foundations for much more authentic democracy and sustainable and
equitable development, ideas that can be implemented directly and carried
forward. A very valuable contribution in troubled times.”
—Noam Chomsky
“Richard Wolff is the leading socialist economist in the country. This book is
required reading for anyone concerned about a fundamental transformation of
the ailing capitalist economy!”
—Cornel West
“Bold, thoughtful, transformative—a powerful and challenging vision that takes us
beyond both corporate capitalism and state socialism. Richard Wolff at his best!”
—Gar Alperovitz
Richard Wolff is professor of economics emeritus, University of Massachusetts,
Amherst, and a visiting professor at the New School in New York. His book
Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism inspired the creation of a nonprofit organization dedicated to showing why and how to make democratic workplaces real.
978-1-60846-595-8 Trade Paper • $16.95 • April 2016 • 223 pages • Ebook available

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Who Do You Serve,
Who Do You Protect?
Police Violence and Resistance
in the United States
Edited by Maya Schenwar, Joe Macaré,
and Alana Yu-lan Price
Foreword by Alicia Garza

What is the reality of policing in the United States? Do
the police keep anyone safe and secure other than the
very wealthy? How do recent police killings of young Black people in the United States fit into
the historical and global context of anti-Blackness? This collection of reports and essays (the
first collaboration between Truthout and Haymarket Books) explores police violence against
Black, brown, indigenous, and other marginalized communities, miscarriages of justice, and
failures of token accountability and reform measures. It also makes a compelling and provocative argument against calling the police.
Contributions cover a broad range of issues including law enforcement’s treatment of pregnant
people and those with mental illness and the impact of racist police violence on parenting, as
well as specific stories such as a Detroit police conspiracy to slap murder convictions on young
Black men using police informants and the failure of Chicago’s much-touted Independent Police Review Authority, the body supposedly responsible for investigating police misconduct.
Contributors include William C. Anderson, Candice Bernd, Aaron Cantú, Thandi Chimurenga, Ejeris Dixon, Adam Hudson, Victoria Law, Mike Ludwig, Sarah Macaraeg, and Roberto
Rodriguez.
Maya Schenwar is Truthout’s editor in chief and the author of Locked Down,
Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better.
Joe Macaré is Truthout’s publisher.

Alana Yu-lan Price is content relations editor at Truthout.

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978-1-60846-612-2 Trade Paper • $18 • May 2016 • 250 pages • Ebook available

Europe in Revolt!
Mapping the
New European Left
Edited by Catarina Príncipe
and Bhaskar Sunkara

The Great Recession had political consequences across
the world, but nowhere greater than in the periphery
of Europe. The debt crisis that began in 2008 helped
trigger severe austerity measures in Greece, Spain,
Ireland, and Portugal. These measures only worsened
economic conditions—in Greece alone, GDP fell by more than a quarter and youth unemployment rose to 50 percent.
In response, something happened that few outsiders expected: A massive wave of resistance erupted across the continent. With mainstream parties largely discredited by their
support of austerity measures, room opened for radicals to offer a left-wing alternative.
Europe in Revolt! examines the key parties and figures behind this insurgency, from across
the continent, with insider coverage of both the roots of the social crisis and the radicals
seeking to reverse it.
Catarina Príncipe is a social movement activist from Portugal. She is a member
of Bloco de Esquerda (Portugal) and Die Linke (Germany) and a contributing
editor at Jacobin magazine, for which she writes frequent dispatches on the European situation.

Bhaskar Sunkara is the founding editor and publisher of Jacobin magazine. He
is a regular contributor to the Nation and In These Times magazines.

978-1-60846-593-4 Trade Paper • $17 • May 2016 • 280 pages • Ebook available

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Next Time They’ll Come to
Count the Dead
War and Survival in South Sudan
Nick Turse

Next Time They’ll Come to Count the Dead is modern
crisis reporting at its best. For six weeks in spring
2015, award-winning journalist Nick Turse traveled
around war-torn South Sudan talking to military officers and child soldiers, United Nations officials and
humanitarian workers, civil servants, civil society activists, and internally displaced people whose lives have been blown apart by a ceaseless
conflict there. Turse reveals the harsh reality of modern warfare in the developing world and
the ways people manage to survive the unimaginable. This book isn’t about combat, it’s about
the human condition, about ordinary people thrust into extraordinary circumstances, about
death, life, and the crimes of war in the newest nation on earth.
Praise for Tomorrow’s Battlefield:
“Gripping and meticulous, Nick Turse’s reporting on Africa sheds much-needed
light on shadowy missions the US military would rather keep secret. His investigations of US military missions in Africa in Tomorrow’s Battlefield reveal a secret
war with grave implications for Africans and Americans, alike.”
—Glenn Greenwald
“Nick Turse’s investigative reporting has revealed a remarkable picture of evolving US military operations in Africa that have been concealed from view, but
have ominous portent, as he demonstrates vividly and in depth.”
—Noam Chomsky
Nick Turse is the managing editor of TomDispatch.com and a fellow at the Nation Institute. An award-winning investigative journalist and the author of Kill
Anything That Moves, he has reported from the Middle East, Southeast Asia,
and Africa and his pieces have appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles
Times, the Nation, and the Intercept.

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978-1-60846-648-1 Trade Paper • $15.95 • June 2016 • 220 pages • Ebook available

The Politics of Che Guevara
Theory and Practice
Samuel Farber
Fifty years after his death, the face of Ernesto “Che” Guevara is still
emblazoned across T-shirts and posters throughout the world. The
Politics of Che Guevara is a portrait focused on Guevara’s thought
and practical political record, aimed at dispelling many of the myths
about the revolutionary leader. Farber reexamines Guevara’s views
on socialism, democracy, and revolution, as well as his conduct as
guerrilla commander and government administrator in Cuba, his
political perspectives on revolutionary agency, and his attempts to implement them in Cuba.

Samuel Farber was born and raised in Cuba and is a longtime socialist who has written
extensively on Cuba and the Cuban Revolution. He is the author of Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959: A Critical Assessment.
978-1-60846-601-6 Trade Paper • $20 • May 2016 • 300 pages • Ebook available

Voices of Liberation
Frantz Fanon
Leo Zeilig,
introduction by Mireille Fanon-Mendes-France
A leading light of the anticolonial revolts of the 1960s and ’70s,
Fanon prophetically explored the dangers of postcolonial power. Voices of Liberation is a rich exploration of Fanon’s life and times, combining interviews with those who fought alongside him with selections
from his work. This book gives new insight into the ideas of one of the
twentieth century’s most important revolutionaries.
Leo Zeilig is a lecturer at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London;
Senior Visiting Fellow, South African Research Chair in Social Change; Faculty of Humanities, University of Johannesburg; and editor of Class Struggle and Resistance in Africa.
Mireille Fanon-Mendes-France is the president of the Frantz Fanon Foundation and
the daughter of Frantz Fanon.
978-1-60846-613-9 Trade Paper • $19 • April 2016 • 282 pages • Ebook available

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All Our Relations
Native Struggles for Land and Life
Winona LaDuke
Haymarket Books proudly brings back into print Winona LaDuke’s
seminal work on Native resistance to oppression. This thoughtful,
in-depth account of Native struggles against environmental and
cultural degradation is filled with inspiring testimonies of struggles
for survival. Each page of this volume speaks forcefully for self-determination and community.
“One of the pleasures of reading All Our Relations is discovering the unique voices of
Native people, especially Native women, speaking in their own Native truths.”
—Women’s Review of Books
Winona LaDuke was named by Time in 1994 as one of America’s fifty most promising
leaders under forty. In 1996 and 2000, LaDuke served as Ralph Nader’s vice presidential
running mate in the Green Party.
978-1-60846-629-0 Trade Paper • $19 • December 2016 • 243 pages • Ebook available

Recovering the Sacred
The Power of Naming and Claiming
Winona LaDuke
The indigenous imperative to honor nature is undermined by federal laws approving resource extraction through mining and drilling.
Formal protections exist for Native American religious expression, but
not for the places and natural resources integral to ceremonies. Under what conditions can traditional beliefs be best practiced? Recovering the Sacred features a wealth of Native research and hundreds of
interviews with indigenous scholars and activists.

12 978-1-60846-627-6 Trade Paper • $19 • December 2016 • 294 pages • Ebook available

Undivided Rights
Women of Color Organizing
for Reproductive Justice; Second Edition
Loretta J. Ross, Elena R. Gutiérrez, Marlene Gerber Fried,
and Jael Silliman, with a new introduction by the authors

Undivided Rights presents a rich understanding of reproductive
rights through the experiences and activism of African American,
Native American, Asian and Pacific Islander, and Latina women.
Jael Silliman has been an activist both in the United States and international women’s
health and reproductive justice movements.
Marlene Gerber Fried is the director of the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program
at Hampshire College.

Loretta J. Ross was a cofounder and the National Coordinator of the SisterSong Women
of Color Reproductive Justice Collective from 2005 to 2012.

Elena R. Gutiérrez is an assistant professor in gender and women’s studies and Latin
American and Latino studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago.
978-1-60846-617-7 Trade Paper • $19 • May 2016
300 pages • Ebook available

This Is Modern Art
A Play
Kevin Coval and Idris Goodwin
Graffiti crews are willing to risk anything for their art. Called vandals,
criminals, even terrorists, graffiti artists set out to make their voices
heard and alter the way people view the world. But when one crew finishes the biggest graffiti bomb of their careers, the consequences get
serious and spark a public debate asking, “Where does art belong?”
Kevin Coval is the author of Schtick, L-vis Lives, the American Library Association “Book of the Year” Finalist Slingshots: A Hip-Hop Poetica, and an
editor of The BreakBeat Poets.

Idris Goodwin is a playwright, spoken-word performer, and essayist recognized across
mediums by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ford Foundation, and the Mellon Foundation.
978-1-60846-597-2 Trade Paper • $14.95 • August 2016 • 100 pages • Ebook available

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A James Connolly Reader
James Connolly, edited by Shaun Harkin
Twenty-sixteen will mark the one hundredth anniversary of the
1916 Easter Rising in Ireland. James Connolly was executed by
a British Army firing squad for his participation in the rebellion.
The uprising had a profound impact on the future trajectory of Irish
society and its message had a global meaning in the midst of the
barbarism of World War I. Connolly’s actions and writing were inspired by a vision of an Ireland and world free from empire, war,
and exploitation.
James Connolly (1868–1916) was an Irish republican and socialist leader.
Shaun Harkin is an activist and writer based in Derry City, Ireland.
978-1-60846-646-7 Trade Paper • $19 • April 2016 • 250 pages • Ebook available

Building Global Labor
Solidarity in a Time of
Accelerating Globalization
Edited by Kim Scipes
Praise for The AFL-CIO’s Secret War against Developing
Country Workers:
“A welcome, overdue, and highly informed expose of US labor imperialism and its nefarious effects both in the ‘third’ or
‘developing’ world. . . . Scipes’ knowledge of the secondary academic and journalistic literature on American labor’s foreign policy record is encyclopedic.”
—Z-Net, Global Research

An intimate and authoritative look at how workers are building solidarity, both at home and
around the world, in nine key ways. While workers in the global South are looking for information, workers in the global North are looking for inspiration. This book unites them both.
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978-1-60846-599-6 Trade Paper • $19 • July 2016 • 280 pages • Ebook available

Lenin’s Moscow
Third Edition
Alfred Rosmer, translated by Ian Birchall
Like thousands of others drawn to the promise and potential of the
first workers’ revolution, Alfred Rosmer found himself in Russia during
the early years of Soviet rule. In this gripping political memoir of those
days, Rosmer draws on his unique perspective to shatter the myths
about the alleged totalitarianism of the Bolshevik Party before the rise
of Stalin.
Alfred Rosmer (1877–1964) was an early companion of Lenin and Trotsky in the international Communist movement. He was active in the French labor movement and
helped found La Vie Ouvrière (Workers’ Life).
978-1-60846-615-3 Trade Paper • $18 • July 2016 • 288 pages • Ebook available

As Radical as Reality Itself
Marxism and Tradition
Neil Davidson
Praise for How Revolutionary Were the Bourgeois Revolutions?:
“I was frankly pole-axed by this magnificent book. Davidson resets the entire debate on the character of revolutions:
bourgeois, democratic, and socialist. He’s sending me, at
least, back to the library.”
—Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums

In this book of essays Neil Davidson examines Marxism’s relationship to previously existing
traditions (the Enlightenment), as well as the precise boundaries of the Marxist tradition
itself. With characteristic clarity and insight, he argues that tradition should not be seen as
a set of eternally valid “lessons” but rather as a set of resources from which revolutionaries
can critically draw.

978-1-60846-603-0 Trade Paper • $22 • August 2016 • 280 pages • Ebook available

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A Short History of the US Working Class
From Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century, Second Edition
Paul Le Blanc
Le Blanc shows how important labor issues have been, and continue to be, in the
forging of our nation’s history. He highlights issues of class, gender, race, and ethnicity, and includes the views of key figures of the US labor movement.

978-1-60846-625-2 Trade Paper • $17 • April 2016 • 205 pages • Ebook available

From Marx to Gramsci
A Reader in Revolutionary Marxist Politics, Second Edition
Paul Le Blanc
These readings by Marx, Engels, Luxemburg, Lenin, Trotsky, and Gramsci reflect
the labor, socialist, and communist movements that shaped modern history, offering a basic introduction through primary sources to the ideas of these revolutionary thinkers.
978-1-60846-623-8 Trade Paper • $22 • May 2016 • 364 pages • Ebook available

Specters of Communism
Blanqui and Marx
Doug Greene
Louis Blanqui is either remembered with derision or as a noble failure. Yet during
his lifetime, he was a towering figure of revolutionary courage who organized a
half-dozen failed revolutionary conspiracies and spent half of his life in jail. This
is Blanqui’s story.
978-1-60846-472-2 Trade Paper • $19 • June 2016 • 292 pages • Ebook available

The Spectre of Babeuf
Ian Birchall
Little known today, Babeuf and his conspiracy of equals were in some ways the
direct historical precursor of the revolutionary socialist movement. Ian Birchall, a
prolific writer and authority on Babeuf, has produced a long-awaited introduction
to his historical significance, his ideas, and his practice in revolutionary France.
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The Lost Revolution
Germany 1918 to 1923
Chris Harman
The swastika first entered modern history on the uniforms of the German counterrevolutionary troops of 1918 to 1923. Here, Chris Harman unearths the history and significance of the lost revolution in Germany, and reveals its lessons
for the future struggles for a better world.
978-1-60846-539-2 Trade Paper • $18 • August 2016 • 335 pages • Ebook available

Marxism and the Party
John Molyneux
Marxism and the Party dispels the myths about “democratic centralism” and
demonstrates that the kind of socialist party that Lenin built had nothing in common with the Stalinist despotism that replaced it.

978-1-60846-572-9 Trade Paper • $12 • August 2016 • 192 pages • Ebook available

Party and Class
Tony Cliff and Duncan Hallas
These classic essays from the international socialist tradition make a powerful and
convincing case for building revolutionary socialist organizations in the fight for
liberation.

978-1-60846-541-5 Trade Paper • $12 • August 2016 • 112 pages • Ebook available

Russia
From Workers’ State to State Capitalism
Tony Cliff et al.
The Russian workers’ state offered new hope. Millions everywhere turned from
the grim alternatives of a declining capitalism to place their hopes in the government that the soviets, councils of working people, put into power in Russia.
978-1-60846-545-3 Trade Paper • $12 • August 2016 • 174 pages • Ebook available

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Historical Materialism Book Series

Editorial Board: Sébastien Budgen (Paris), Steve Edwards (London), Marcel van der Linden
(Amsterdam), Peter Thomas (London)
The capitalist crisis of the twenty-first century has been met by a resurgence of interest
in critical Marxist theory. Yet the publishing institutions committed to Marxism have
contracted markedly since the high point of the 1970s. The Historical Materialism Book
Series is dedicated to addressing this situation by making available important works of
Marxist theory. The aim of the series is to publish important theoretical contributions—
in the form of original monographs, translated texts, and reprints of classics—as the basis
for vigorous intellectual debate and exchange on the left.

‘Bitter with the Past
but Sweet with the Dream’

Degeneration and Revolution

Cathy Bergin

An important reexamination of the cultural
left in Germany during the Weimer period.

Communism in the
African American Imaginary

A wide-ranging and groundbreaking reexamination of the relationship between African
American writers and the US communist
movement.
978-1-60846-639-9 • $28 • June 2016 • 220 pages

Art and Value

Art’s Economic Exceptionalism in Classical,
Neoclassical and Marxist Economics
Dave Beech
Art and Value is the first comprehensive
analysis of art’s political economy throughout
classical, neoclassical and Marxist economics.
978-1-60846-638-2 • $28 • May 2016 • 392 pages

Cataclysm 1914

The First World War and the Making
of Modern World Politics
Edited and Introduced by Alexander Anievas
This collection argues that the First World
War was perhaps the defining moment of
twentieth-century world politics.
978-1-60846-634-4 • $36 • April 2016 • 472 pages

Critical Marxism in Mexico

Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez and Bolívar Echeverría
Stefan Gandler

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A seminal work of translation, now making
available in English the most important articles of two of Mexico’s leading theorists.
978-1-60846-633-7 • $36 • April 2016 • 468 pages

Radical Cultural Politics and the Body
in Weimar Germany
Robert Heynen

978-1-60846-637-5 • Trade Paper • $50 • May 2016
678 pages

Time, Capitalism, and Alienation
A Socio-Historical Inquiry into the Making
of Modern Time
Jonathan Martineau

Martineau challenges us to see “Time” not as
an objective reality, but as something structured
by power and property relations.
978-1-60846-640-5 • $28 • June 2016 • 180 pages

To the Masses

Proceedings of the Third Congress
of the Communist International, 1921
Edited and Introduced by John Riddell
The proceedings and resolutions of the third
congress of the Communist International
available in translation for the first time.
978-1-60846-635-1 • $55 • April 2016 • 180 pages

Warped

Gay Normality and Queer Anti-Capitalism
Peter Drucker
With same-sex marriage now a national right,
this timely volume insists on the continuation
of the struggle for LGBT rights.
978-1-60846-636-8 • $36 • April 2016 • 446 pages

Studies in Critical Social Sciences
Editor: David Fasenfest

Modern capitalism began the twenty-first century seemingly victorious as the dominant
social and economic organizing principle in the world. Rampant regulation and deregulation accompanied a wholesale attack on the social, economic, and political gains of the
prior century under the guise of increasing competitiveness and the need to respond to
the forces of globalization.
The peer-reviewed Studies in Critical Social Sciences book series offers insights into
the current reality by exploring the content and consequence of power relationships under capitalism, by considering the spaces of opposition and resistance to these changes,
and by articulating capitalism with other systems of power and domination—for example race, gender, culture—that have been defining our new age.
Studies in Critical Social Sciences includes the subseries Studies in Critical Research
on Religion and Critical Global Studies.

Confronting Gouldner

The Reproductive Bargain

An important new appraisal of one of the
twentieth century’s most important activist
sociologists.

An insightful analysis of gender relations’ role
in the Japanese economy’s transition from
unstoppable growth to inescapable stagnation.

Constructing Marxist Ethics

Settlement Sociology
in Progressive Years

Sociology and Political Activism
James J. Chriss

978-1-60846-643-6 • $28 • July 2016 • 242 pages

Critique, Normativity, Praxis
Edited by Michael J. Thompson

Bringing together leading Marxist thinkers
from various fields, this important volume aims
to lay the basis for a Marxist ethics.
978-1-60846-641-2 • $28 • April 2016 • 362 pages

Missionary, the Catechist
and the Hunter

Deciphering the Enigma of Japanese Capitalism
Heidi Gottfried

978-1-60846-644-3 • $28 • July 2016 • 168 pages

Faith, Science and Reform
Joyce E. Williams and
Vicky M. MacLean

The roots of sociology as a public enterprise
for social reform are restored through early
research, teaching and social advocacy.
978-1-60846-642-9 • $28 • July 2016 • 434 pages

Foucault, Protestantism and Colonialism
Christina Petterson
An engaging, well-researched examination of
the role played by Protestantism in the Danish
colonization of Greenland.
978-1-60846-645-0 • $28 • April 2016 • 212 pages
Studies in Critical Research on Religion

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Recent and Recommended
Uncivil Rites

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of Academic Freedom
Steven Salaita
Salaita’s controversial
firing by the University
of Illinois provoked a
national conversation
about academic freedom
and the question of
Palestine.

Socialism . . .
Seriously

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to Human Liberation
Danny Katch
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From
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Keeanga-Yamahtta
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978-1-60846-562-0
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New American Poetry
in the Age of Hip-Hop
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Boots Riley

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Blending poetics, politics, and everyday life,
the singular lyrics and
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Riley, poet of the hiphop underground are
collected here.

Twenty scholars of Africa and its diaspora reflect
on the analogy between
apartheid South Africa
and contemporary Israel.

Tell Homeland
Security—We Are
the Bomb
Boots Riley, Foreword
by Adam Mansbach

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The BreakBeat
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978-1-60846-253-7
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The Politics of an Analogy
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978-1-60846-518-7
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Freedom Is a
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Ferguson, Palestine,
and the Foundations
of a Movement

Angela Y. Davis, Edited
by Frank Barat, Preface
by Dr. Cornel West
Angela Y. Davis talks
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and prison abolition.
978-1-60846-564-4
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Against Apartheid

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Israeli Universities
Edited by Ashley Dawson
and Bill V. Mullen, Foreword by Ali Abunimah
This is the first book
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Israeli universities is
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Israeli apartheid.
978-1-60846-526-2
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China on Strike

Narratives of Workers’
Resistance
Hao Ren, Edited
by Zhongjin Li
and Eli Friedman
Through first-person
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978-1-60846-522-4
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Shell-Shocked
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How Capitalism
Underdeveloped
Black America

Problems in Race, Political
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Manning Marable, Foreword by Leith Mullings
Offers profound insight
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historically and today.
978-1-60846-511-8
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The Long
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More Than a Score

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Teachers, students,
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Women
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Fully Revised
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Sharon Smith
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On Palestine

Noam Chomsky
and Ilan Pappé,
Edited by Frank Barat
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urgent discussion on
the way forward for the
movement for justice in
Palestine.
978-1-60846-470-8
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Men Explain
Things to Me
Rebecca Solnit

“This slim book—[nine]
essays, punctuated by
enigmatic, haunting
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Fernandez—hums with
power and wit.”

—Boston Globe

978-1-60846-466-1
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Worth Fighting For
An Army Ranger’s
Journey Out
of the Military
and Across America
Rory Fanning

A former US Army
Ranger walks across the
United States for a fallen
comrade and finds his
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