Social Sciences

Türkiye as a Stabilizing Power in an Age of Turmoil

Author: 

Altun, Fahrettin, Professor

Credentials: 

Professor Fahrettin Altun has served as Turkey’s communications director since July 25, 2018. Born in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1976, he holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Istanbul University and a master’s degree in sociology from Mimar Sinan University. Altun received his doctorate from Istanbul University in 2006 with the thesis “A Comparative Analysis of McLuhan and Baudrillard’s Media Theories.” Altun was a visiting researcher at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City in 2002-2003. He was a member of the founding academic board of Istanbul Şehir University and a founding coordinator of the School of Communication. He chaired the Department of Communication at Istanbul Şehir University between 2008 and 2014. Altun proceeded to teach sociology at Istanbul Medeniyet University between 2015 and 2017. Altun was the general coordinator of SETA Istanbul and deputy general coordinator of the SETA Foundation in 2014-2018, while also serving as dean of the School of Communication at Ibn Haldun University in Istanbul. In addition to serving as editor-in-chief of Kriter, a monthly magazine, Altun contributed as a commentator to TRT 1’s “Enine Boyuna” and “Dışa Bakış” on TRT Haber and wrote a column for the newspapers Sabah and Daily Sabah. Having previously hosted the show “Ayrıntı” on TRT 2 and TRT Haber, he worked as an editor with the publishers Yöneliş and Küre, as an editor-in-chief at the magazine Anlayış, and a columnist at the newspaper Akşam. Altun has authored the book The Theory of Modernization, and is a co-author of The Triumph of Turkish Democracy: The July 15 Coup Attempt and Its Aftermath, The Origins of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Strategy, Press Freedom in Turkey: Myths and Facts, and Media on July 15, which were published by SETA.

More than three decades after the Cold War, international institutions have yet to cope with pressing problems, emerging challenges, and regional and international conflicts. Against the backdrop of an unraveling international order, deepening humanitarian crises, and an uptick in violence, Turkey, under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s leadership, has advocated international cooperation to find solutions. At the same time, the country has adopted a more proactive foreign policy with an eye toward ending long-standing international disputes while avoiding the trap of unilateralism.

Release Date: 
December 30, 2021
ISBN: 
9781680537581 Hardcover
Price: 
$29.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
158
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

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Becoming Into Being for the Black Clerisy: Manifestation of an Academician, Scholar, and Quintessential Opsimath

Author: 

McClinton, Jeton, Ph.D.

Credentials: 

Dr. Jeton McClinton teaches at the University of the Virgin Islands.

Joseph Martin Stevenson is a recognized scholar in American higher education thanks to his scholarly work and journalism for such outlets as the Tennessee Tribune, the Clarion Ledger, and Greenwood Commonwealth. Born at historically Black Meharry Medical College and raised on the campus of Fisk University, Joseph has dedicated most of his professional life to America’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

Market: 
Political Science, Sociology, Cultural Studies, Identity Politics, Psychology, Law
Release Date: 
February 15, 2022
ISBN: 
9781680537628
Price: 
$99.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
200
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

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Washington, DC 20036
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The Coming Woke Catastrophe: A Critical Examination of Woke Culture

Author: 

Heitzman, Chris

Credentials: 

Chris Heitzman has been a lawyer in private practice for the past 15 years and a keen observer of social and political affairs.

Widespread popular belief holds that woke culture, increasingly known as “wokeism,” is the great progressive awakening of our time. Its followers and proponents believe that their awakening is one of seeing a better world without discrimination, unfairness, or injustice. Those who refuse to subscribe to woke culture are seen as hateful people who must advocate the opposite of what woke culture claims to stand for. Increasingly anyone who questions the woke message is shouted down, de-platformed, and even cancelled. But is there something less attractive about woke thinking beneath the labels?

Market: 
Political Science, Sociology, Cultural Studies, Identity Politics, Psychology, Law
Release Date: 
February 15, 2022
ISBN: 
9781680537901
Price: 
$49.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
200
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

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Washington, DC 20036
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Research Methodology for Social and Legal Studies

Author: 

Umukoro, Nathaniel; Florence Masajuwa

Credentials: 

Dr. Nathaniel Umukoro teaches in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Edo State University, in Uzairue, Nigeria.
Dr. Florence Masajuwa is Associate Professor of Law in the Faculty of Law at Edo State University. She holds academic degrees in sociology, anthropology, public administration, law, and journalism.

Research Methods for Social and Legal Studies that seeks to harness insights from both social and legal methods to promote interdisciplinary research. This is important because of the increasingly close relationship between social and legal issues in contemporary times.

Market: 
Political Science, Law, Social Science, Public Administration, Research Methods, Interdisciplinary Studies
Release Date: 
September 1, 2021
ISBN: 
978-1680532692 Hardcover
Price: 
$99.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
194
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

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Washington, DC 20036
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Analyzing Film: A Student Casebook

Author: 

Russo, James R., Ph.D.

Credentials: 

James R. Russo is an independent researcher who holds graduate degrees from Louisiana State University and the University of Richmond. He has taught at those institutions and at Tulane University. Russo’s primary scholarly interests are cinema and comparative literature. He has edited Film Nation: William Troy on the Cinema, 1933-1935 and The Bookman: William Troy on Literature and Criticism, 1927-1950.

Analyzing Film: A Student Casebook is a film textbook containing fifteen essays about sixteen historically and artistically significant films made between 1920 and 1990. This casebook is geographically diverse, with sixteen countries represented: Germany, Russia, Spain, France, the United States, Denmark, Japan, India, England, Italy, Sweden, Czechoslovakia, Cuba, Hungary, Australia, and China. The essays in Analyzing Film are clear and readable—sophisticated and weighty, yet not overly technical or jargon-heavy.

Market: 
Film, History, Culture, Fine Arts, Cinema, Film Analysis
Release Date: 
October 15, 2021
ISBN: 
978-1680532784 Hardcover
Price: 
$49.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
212
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

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Cancel Culture: Tales from the Front Lines

Author: 

du Quenoy, Paul, PhD

Credentials: 

Paul du Quenoy is a historian and critic. He has taught at multiple universities in the United States and abroad and is the author of four books. He holds a Ph.D. in History from Georgetown University

What is “cancel culture.” A new phrase in popular circulation for less than two years, it has provoked passionate denunciations from observers concerned with civil liberties, especially rights of free speech and expression, and apologetic defenses from opponents who advocate equity and accountability in light of new mores. Still others deny that “cancel culture” exists at all, while many claim never to have heard of it.

Market: 
Current Affairs, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Cancel Culture
Release Date: 
October 15, 2021
ISBN: 
978-1680537529 Hardcover
Price: 
$29.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
196
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

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Washington, DC 20036
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The Devil and Dr. Fauci: The Many Faces of Bureaucratic Evil

Author: 

Driscoll, James P., Ph.D.

James P. Driscoll, Ph.D., is a longtime AIDS and FDA reform activist who in 1995 led the drive to secure early FDA approval for the drug cocktails that changed AIDS from a death sentence to a manageable condition. That approval, three years before FDA wanted, saved more than 86,000 lives in the US. Driscoll is the author of scores of articles and seven books, including "How AIDS Activists Challenged America", a history of his work as an AIDS and FDA reform activist.

Market: 
Current Affairs, Public Health, Political Science, Social Science, Medicine, Pandemics, Public Policy, Epidemiology, Covid-19, FDA, Anthony Fauci
Release Date: 
October 1, 2021
ISBN: 
978-1680537475 Hardcover
Price: 
$29.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
148
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

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The Metaphysics of Culture

Author: 

Cameron, Rod

In this new and persuasively argued study, philosopher Rod Cameron argues that definitive absolute Idealism changes the definition of logic, annuls ethics, and diminishes objective truth. Entitlement to “logic” is due to knowledge of the logos. The logos is religion and reasoning’s common origin. They are thus made compatible. Logic accesses ontology: a metaphysical realm of causation. Logic performs philosophy’s missing function: synthesis. The individual and the nation, Cameron argues, share the same essences. This correlation allows the nation to cater to the individual.

Market: 
Philosophy, Sociology, Social Science, Ontology, Teleology, Logic, Logos
Release Date: 
December 15, 2021
ISBN: 
978-1680537604 Hardcover
Price: 
$99.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
198
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

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Washington, DC 20036
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Welcome to the Woke Trials: How #Identity Killed Progressive Politics

Author: 

Burchill, Julie

Julie Burchill is a British journalist, author and playwright.

Market: 
Current Affairs, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Cancel Culture
Release Date: 
October 15, 2021
ISBN: 
978-1680532333 Hardcover
Price: 
$29.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
256
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

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Washington, DC 20036
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Lessons in Courage: How I Fought Back Against Cancel Culture and Won

Author: 

Buckley, Nick MBE

Nick Buckley MBE is the founder of The Mancunian Way, a charity that fired him in 2020 after he published an article critical of Black Lives Matter. Following a public outcry, however, Mancunian Way’s board of trustees resigned and Nick Buckley was reinstated.

Market: 
Current Affairs, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Cancel Culture
Release Date: 
November 15, 2021
ISBN: 
978-1680537444 Hardcover
Price: 
$29.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
198
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

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Washington, DC 20036
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