• China, the West and Democratization: The Struggle for the Local and Global in Post-Soviet Kazakhstan book cover

    China, the West and Democratization

    The Struggle for the Local and Global in Post-Soviet Kazakhstan, 1st Edition

    By Luba von Hauff

    Drawing upon insights from international socialization theory and social psychology, this book examines China’s efforts to multi-polarize - and hence potentially de-liberalize - the international system from a local (non-democratic) perspective and then applies these insights to Beijing’s current…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Challenges, Crises and Dissent in World Politics

  • 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 – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Ethical Politics and Modern Society: T. H. Green’s Practical Philosophy and Modern China book cover

    Ethical Politics and Modern Society

    T. H. Green’s Practical Philosophy and Modern China, 1st Edition

    By James Jia-Hau Liu

    Ethical Politics and Modern Society introduces and critically examines British idealist philosopher, Thomas Hill Green, his practical philosophy, and its reception in China between the late nineteenth century and the early twentieth century. As a response to the modernity issue in Great Britain,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • South Africa and the UN Human Rights Council: The Fate of the Liberal Order book cover

    South Africa and the UN Human Rights Council

    The Fate of the Liberal Order, 1st Edition

    By Eduard Jordaan

    This book provides a detailed analysis of South Africa’s actions on the UN Human Rights Council, examining the country’s positions on civil and political rights, economic rights and development, social groups whose rights are frequently violated, and abuses in specific countries. The most detailed…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Rethinking Positive and Negative Liberty book cover

    Rethinking Positive and Negative Liberty

    1st Edition

    By Maria Dimova-Cookson

    This book argues that the distinction between positive and negative freedom remains highly pertinent today, despite having fallen out of fashion in the late twentieth century. It proposes a new reading of this distinction for the twenty-first century, building on the work of Constant, Green and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Religion in the Era of Postsecularism book cover

    Religion in the Era of Postsecularism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Uchenna Okeja

    Exploring the viability of new perspectives on secularisation and the idea of postsecularism, this book reflects on their relevance when considered in the context of different societies within and outside the West. The topic of secularisation has been recently reconsidered by prominent theorists,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • The Political Economy of Press Freedom: The Paradox of Taiwan versus China book cover

    The Political Economy of Press Freedom

    The Paradox of Taiwan versus China, 1st Edition

    By Jaw-Nian Huang

    This book offers a political economy analysis of the development and degradation of freedom of the press in Taiwan since 1949, exploring how state-business elites and foreign hegemons interacted to shape the evolution of Taiwan’s media. It examines why freedoms increased alongside democratization…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Freedom to Care: Liberalism, Dependency Care, and Culture book cover

    Freedom to Care

    Liberalism, Dependency Care, and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Asha Bhandary

    This book presents the first systematic account of dependency care in a liberal theory of justice. Despite the fact that receiving dependency care is necessary for human survival, the practices with which we meet society’s care needs are seldom recognized for their functional role. Instead, norms…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Criminalizing Dissent: The Liberal State and the Problem of Legitimacy book cover

    Criminalizing Dissent

    The Liberal State and the Problem of Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Rob Watts

    While liberal-democratic states like America, Britain and Australia claim to value freedom of expression and the right to dissent, they have always actually criminalized dissent. This disposition has worsened since 9/11 and the 2008 Great Recession. This ground-breaking study shows that just as…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27
    Routledge
    The Criminalization of Political Dissent

  • Michael Oakeshott and the Cambridge School on the History of Political Thought book cover

    Michael Oakeshott and the Cambridge School on the History of Political Thought

    1st Edition

    By Martyn P. Thompson

    This book is a critique of Cambridge School Historical Contextualism as the currently dominant mode of history of political thought, drawing upon Michael Oakeshott’s analysis of the logic of historical enquiry. While acknowledging that the early Cambridge School work represented a considerable…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

  • The Law and Politics of Inclusion: From Rights to Practices of Disidentification book cover

    The Law and Politics of Inclusion

    From Rights to Practices of Disidentification, 1st Edition

    By Valeria Venditti

    On the one hand, inclusion constitutes a powerful framework of political agency, as people can gain access to forms of recognition granting legal protection and social visibility. On the other hand, inclusion requires their adherence to fixed matrices incorporating specific and limited forms of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Liberal Parties in Europe book cover

    Liberal Parties in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emilie van Haute, Caroline Close

    This book investigates how liberal parties have evolved over time as a party family, in a comparative perspective. Through a discussion of the applicability of the concept of party family to liberal parties, it gives a better picture of the development, challenges, and opportunities for liberal…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Party Families in Europe

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