• 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

  • The Liberal Politics of John Locke book cover

    The Liberal Politics of John Locke

    1st Edition

    By M. Seliger

    Originally published in 1968. This book presents the synthesis of a coherent view of the Lockeian argument from his various works. This tests the inner consistency of Locke’s political theory against his own examples from history. The layers of Locke’s argumentation are analysed on metaphysics in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

  • The Violence of Neoliberalism: Crime, Harm and Inequality book cover

    The Violence of Neoliberalism

    Crime, Harm and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Victoria E. Collins, Dawn L. Rothe

    This book examines the impact of neoliberalism on society, bringing to the forefront a discussion of violence and harm, the inherent inequalities of neoliberalism and the ways in which our everyday lives in the Global North reproduce and facilitate this violence and harm.Drawing on a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Justice and the Meritocratic State book cover

    Justice and the Meritocratic State

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Mulligan

    Like American politics, the academic debate over justice is polarized, with almost all theories of justice falling within one of two traditions: egalitarianism and libertarianism. This book provides an alternative to the partisan standoff by focusing not on equality or liberty, but on the idea that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • A Conceptual Investigation of Justice book cover

    A Conceptual Investigation of Justice

    1st Edition

    By Kyle Johannsen

    Conceptual analysis has fallen out of favor in political philosophy. The influence of figures like John Rawls and Ronald Dworkin has led political philosophy to focus on questions about what should be done, and to ignore questions about the usage of words. In this book, Kyle Johannsen calls for…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Property-Owning Democracy: Freedom and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Property-Owning Democracy

    Freedom and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Kerr

    The ideas of ‘predistribution’ and the property-owning democracy have recently emerged as the central features of the progressive social liberal response to the problems of poverty, unemployment, economic insecurity, burgeoning socio-economic inequality, and economic instability, none of which the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • 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

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