Migration, refugee crises, terrorism, civil war: four brilliant essays from the point of view of analysis and prognosis. / Migraciones, crisis de los refugiados, terrorismo, guerra civil: cuatro ensayos brillantes desde el punto de vista del análisis y del pronóstico...
Wendy Brown considers the recent spate of wall building in contrast to the erosion of nation-state sovereignty. Drawing on classical and contemporary political theories of state sovereignty in order to understand how state power and national identity persist amid its decline, Brown considers both th..
In this work, the author presents the dimensions of the environmental challenge posed to humanity, and reviews the solutions that have been adopted since the ecological alarm was triggered. The Industrial Revolution brought with it a considerable development of economic production and a notable incr..
Is there going to be a before and after #MeToo? Based on notorious scandals, the author investigates the transformation of the laws that govern the relations between the sexes in the 21st century and proposes a mutual emancipation that excludes all coercion, but also all moralism. / ¿Va a haber un ..
This book analyzes the theories of the main feminist icons and their repercussion in today's society, pointing out their true objectives and strategies, as well as the different doctrines that have emerged from the evolution of feminism...
Psychoanalyst Vamik Volkan, who left Cyprus for the US as a young man, brings his own experiences as an immigrant to bear on this study of the psychology of immigrants and refugees, and of those who cross paths with them. / Este libro utiliza las herramientas de la psicología y el psicoanálisis par..
This genre-defying debut memoir by Betty Trask Prize winner, Samantha Harvey, weaves a tapestry of confessional anguish, flash fiction, cathartic poetry, and feverish observations on politics and psychology in a transcendent search for reality and truth. In 2016, Samantha Harvey began to lose sleep...
At a time when European citizens are increasingly detached from their political representatives while uncertainties are growing, Tzvetan Todorov makes us discover or rediscover figures who, each in their own way, have managed to reconcile moral demands and public action. They lived in different cont..
In times of crisis, what will the youth of tomorrow be like? This book is an invitation, in different geographical and social sectors, to accompany young people between dark futures and times of conquest. In this transit, creativity appears as an attribute of many of the young people surveyed, even ..
A chronicle of twenty-five years of Barcelona, between the counterculture and the Olympic Games, from architecture, design, journalism, art, comics, photography and, above all, literature. The stories guide us through the Barcelona of the seventies, decrepit but dear. / Una crónica de veinticinco a..
The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society
This book describes the dramatic changes in crime control and criminal justice that have taken place in Great Britain and the United States in the last 25 years. The author explains these changes by showing how the social organization of late modernity has brought about a series of political and cul..
The biologist Alvaro Luna takes us on a journey through our laminated planet. Plastic pollution has become an environmental problem of global dimensions and it is necessary to solve it as soon as possible. / ¿Sabes quién es el erizo McFlurry? ¿O que el mal uso del plástico no solo es un problema de..