Books by Publisher: Princeton University Press

    Experimental Politics: Work, Welfare, and Creativity in the Neoliberal Age

    By Maurizio Lazzarato

    Hardback £17.43

    A celebrated theorist examines the conditions of work, employment, and unemployment in neoliberalism's flexible and precarious labor market. In Experimental Politics, Maurizio Lazzarato examines the conditions of work, employment, and unemployment in neoliberalism's flexible and precarious labor market. This is the first book of Lazzarato's in English that fully exemplifies...

    China\'s Next Strategic Advantage: From Imitation to Innovation

    By George S. Yip

    Paperback £11.43

    A book for everyone who does business with China or in China. The history-making development of the Chinese economy has entered a new phase. China is moving aggressively from a strategy of imitation to one of innovation. Driven both by domestic needs and by global ambition, China is establishing itself...

    What IS Sex?

    By Alenka Zupancic

    Paperback £13.23

    Why sexuality is at the point of a "short circuit" between ontology and epistemology. Consider sublimation -- conventionally understood as a substitute satisfaction for missing sexual satisfaction. But what if, as Lacan claims, we can get exactly the same satisfaction that we get from sex from talking or writing, painting,...

    How Not to Network a Nation: The Uneasy History of the Soviet Internet

    By Benjamin Peters

    Paperback £14.43

    How, despite thirty years of effort, Soviet attempts to build a national computer network were undone by socialists who seemed to behave like capitalists. Between 1959 and 1989, Soviet scientists and officials made numerous attempts to network their nation -- to construct a nationwide computer network. None of these attempts...

    The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

    By Frank Uekotter

    Paperback £11.43

    An account of German environmentalism that shows the influence of the past on today's environmental decisions. Germany enjoys an enviably green reputation. Environmentalists in other countries applaud its strict environmental laws, its world-class green technology firms, its phase-out of nuclear power, and its influential Green Party. Germans are proud of...

    The Commons in History: Culture, Conflict, and Ecology

    By Derek Wall

    Paperback £11.43

    An argument that the commons is neither tragedy nor paradise but can be a way to understand environmental sustainability. The history of the commons -- jointly owned land or other resources such as fisheries or forests set aside for public use -- provides a useful context for current debates over...

    Learning From Las Vegas

    By Robert Venturi

    Hardback £52.83

    A fascimile edition of the long-out-of-print large-format edition designed by design icon Muriel Cooper. Upon its publication by the MIT Press in 1972, Learning from Las Vegas was immediately influential and controversial. The authors made an argument that was revolutionary for its time -- that the billboards and casinos of...

    The Machine Question: Critical Perspectives on AI, Robots, and Ethics

    By David J. Gunkel

    Paperback £17.43

    An investigation into the assignment of moral responsibilities and rights to intelligent and autonomous machines of our own making. One of the enduring concerns of moral philosophy is deciding who or what is deserving of ethical consideration. Much recent attention has been devoted to the "animal question" -- consideration of...

    Disaster Robotics

    By Robin R. Murphy

    Paperback £19.23

    A comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible reference for disaster robotics that covers theory, specific deployments, and ground, air, and marine modalities. This book offers the definitive guide to the theory and practice of disaster robotics. It can serve as an introduction for researchers and technologists, a reference for emergency managers, and...

    Super Power, Spoony Bards, and Silverware: The Super Nintendo Entertainment System

    By Dominic Arsenault

    Hardback £17.43

    How the Super Nintendo Entertainment System embodied Nintendo's resistance to innovation and took the company from industry leadership to the margins of videogaming. This is a book about the Super Nintendo Entertainment System that is not celebratory or self-congratulatory. Most other accounts declare the Super NES the undisputed victor of...

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