• On Public Imagination: A Political and Ethical Imperative book cover

    On Public Imagination

    A Political and Ethical Imperative, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor A Faessel, Richard Falk, Michael Curtin

    In this wide-ranging and multidisciplinary volume, leading scholars, activists, journalists, and public figures deliberate about the creative and critical potential of public imagination in an era paradoxically marked by intensifying globalization and resurgent nationalism. Divided into five…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 

  • Taiwan: Nation-State or Province? book cover


    Nation-State or Province?, 7th Edition

    By John Franklin Copper

    In this newly revised and updated 7th edition of Taiwan: Nation-State or Province? Copper examines Taiwan's geography and history, society and culture, economy, political system and foreign and security politics in the context of Taiwan's uncertain status, as either a sovereign nation or a province…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 

  • The Problem of Value Pluralism: Isaiah Berlin and Beyond book cover

    The Problem of Value Pluralism

    Isaiah Berlin and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By George Crowder

    Value pluralism is the idea, most prominently endorsed by Isaiah Berlin, that fundamental human values are universal, plural, conflicting, and incommensurable with one another. Incommensurability is the key component of pluralism, undermining familiar monist philosophies such as utilitarianism. But…

    Hardback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Peremptory International Legal Norms and the Democratic Rule of Law book cover

    Peremptory International Legal Norms and the Democratic Rule of Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Grover

    Peremptory International Legal Norms and the Democratic Rule of Law explores the risks to the democratic State inherent in the attempt to divorce the notion of democratic rule of law from respect for and adherence to peremptory international legal norms which allow for no derogation therefrom such…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02 

  • Experts and Democratic Legitimacy: Tracing the social ties of expert bodies in Europe book cover

    Experts and Democratic Legitimacy

    Tracing the social ties of expert bodies in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Krick, Cathrine Holst

    Experts and Democratic Legitimacy challenges the technocratic reading of expert bodies, such as central banks, advisory committees and regulatory agencies. Expert contributors ask in what way expert bodies are subject to some of the key pressures in contemporary governance, such as democratisation…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02 

  • Agonistic Democracy: Rethinking Political Institutions in Pluralist Times book cover

    Agonistic Democracy

    Rethinking Political Institutions in Pluralist Times, 1st Edition

    By Marie Paxton

    Agonistic Democracy explores how theoretical concepts from agonistic democracy can inform institutional design in order to mediate conflict in multicultural, pluralist societies. Drawing on the work of Foucault, Nietzsche, Schmitt, and Arendt, Marie Paxton outlines the importance of their themes of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Capitalism and Democracy in the 21st Century: A Global Future Beyond Nationalism book cover

    Capitalism and Democracy in the 21st Century

    A Global Future Beyond Nationalism, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Kitching

    This short book makes a connection between recent ‘tectonic shifts’ in the world economy and the political problems currently confronted by western democracies. The shift of manufacturing away from the West allied to the pressure to keep costs down in an increasingly competitive global economy,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20 

  • Press Freedom in Contemporary Asia book cover

    Press Freedom in Contemporary Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tina Burrett, Jeffrey Kingston

    This book analyses the constraints on press freedom and the ways in which independent reporting and reporters are at risk in contemporary Asia to provide a barometer of democratic development in the region. Based on in-depth country case studies written by academics and journalists, and some who…

    Paperback – 2019-11-19 

  • Ukraine: Contested Nationhood in a European Context: Contested Nationhood in a European Context book cover

    Ukraine: Contested Nationhood in a European Context

    Contested Nationhood in a European Context, 1st Edition

    By Ulrich Schmid

    Prior to the dramatic events of 2014 that prompted an increase in international attention, Ukraine was often considered to be a Russian backwater with unrealistic aspirations of independence or full sovereignty. This book challenges the common view that Ukraine is a country split between a…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19 
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • Conceptualizing 'Everyday Resistance': A Transdisciplinary Approach book cover

    Conceptualizing 'Everyday Resistance'

    A Transdisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    By Stellan Vinthagen, Anna Johanssen

    Everyday resistance is about the many ways people undermine power and domination through their routine and everyday actions. Unlike open rebellions or demonstrations, it is typically hidden, not politically articulated, and often ingenious. But because of its disguised nature, it is often poorly…

    Paperback – 2019-11-18 

  • America's Allies and the Decline of US Hegemony book cover

    America's Allies and the Decline of US Hegemony

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Massie, Jonathan Paquin

    How do America’s democratic allies perceive and respond to a relative decline in US power and influence and the simultaneous rise of China? Using the case-studies of Europe, the UK, Australia, Canada, Japan and South East Asian countries, this book offers a broad assessment of the perceptions of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge Studies in Foreign Policy Analysis

  • The People and the Nation: Populism and Ethno-Territorial Politics in Europe book cover

    The People and the Nation

    Populism and Ethno-Territorial Politics in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Reinhard Heinisch, Emanuele Massetti, Oscar Mazzoleni

    The edited book brings together country experts on populism, ethno-territorial politics and party competition. The book consists of twelve empirical chapters, covering seven Western European states (Austria, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and the UK) as well as four Central-European…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Extremism and Democracy

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