• Religion and American Exceptionalism book cover

    Religion and American Exceptionalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dennis R. Hoover

    "American exceptionalism" was once a rather obscure and academic concept, but in the 2012 presidential election campaign the phrase attained unprecedented significance in political rhetoric. President Obama’s conservative critics—most notably Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich, and Mitt Romney—accused the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • The State–Capital Nexus in the Global Crisis: Rebound of the Capitalist State book cover

    The State–Capital Nexus in the Global Crisis

    Rebound of the Capitalist State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bastiaan van Apeldoorn, Naná de Graaff, Henk W. Overbeek

    In the wake of the outbreak of the global crisis in 2008, many observers expected the state to assume command over a faltering neoliberal finance-led model of capitalism. We now know that this expectation was by and large mistaken. There is indeed an ongoing re-calibration of the state-capital…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Conflicting Objectives in Democracy Promotion: Do All Good Things Go Together? book cover

    Conflicting Objectives in Democracy Promotion

    Do All Good Things Go Together?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Leininger, Sonja Grimm, Tina Freyburg

    The agenda of external actors often includes a number of objectives that do not necessarily and automatically go together. Fostering security and stability in semi-authoritarian regimes collides with policies aimed at the support of processes of democratization prone to conflict and destabilization…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

  • The Liberal Order and its Contestations: Great powers and regions transiting in a multipolar era book cover

    The Liberal Order and its Contestations

    Great powers and regions transiting in a multipolar era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Riccardo Alcaro

    The notion that we are experiencing a change in times, whereby an old global order is giving way to a new one, has been gaining legitimacy in international debates. As US power is waning, the argument goes, so is the set of liberal norms, rules and institutions around which the Unites States…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Government of Chronic Poverty: From the politics of exclusion to the politics of citizenship? book cover

    The Government of Chronic Poverty

    From the politics of exclusion to the politics of citizenship?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sam Hickey

    What are the underlying causes of chronic poverty? Can ‘development beyond neoliberalism’ offer the strategies required to challenge such persistent forms of poverty, particularly through efforts to promote citizenship amongst poor people? Drawing on case-study evidence from Africa, Latin America…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge

  • Liberalism in Pre-revolutionary Russia: State, Nation, Empire book cover

    Liberalism in Pre-revolutionary Russia

    State, Nation, Empire, 1st Edition

    By Susanna Rabow-Edling

    Nineteenth-century Russian intellectuals were faced with a dilemma. They had to choose between modernizing their country, thus imitating the West, or reaffirming what was perceived as their country's own values and thereby risk remaining socially underdeveloped and unable to compete with Western…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Equality Renewed: Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal book cover

    Equality Renewed

    Justice, Flourishing and the Egalitarian Ideal, 1st Edition

    By Christine Sypnowich

    How should we approach the daunting task of renewing the ideal of equality? In this book, Christine Sypnowich proposes a theory of equality centred on human flourishing or wellbeing. She argues that egalitarianism should be understood as seeking to make people more equal in the constituents of a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Public Debt and the Common Good: Philosophical and Institutional Implications of Fiscal Imbalance book cover

    Public Debt and the Common Good

    Philosophical and Institutional Implications of Fiscal Imbalance, 1st Edition

    By James Odom

    The American national debt stands at $20.49 trillion as of January 2018, or roughly $63,000 for every person in the United States. The national debt has grown six-fold in the past 25 years, and borrowing only has accelerated in recent administrations. What are the factors driving such unrestrained…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • The Unservile State: Essays in Liberty and Welfare book cover

    The Unservile State

    Essays in Liberty and Welfare, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Watson

    Originally published in 1957, The Unservile State looks at the theme of liberty in the Welfare State. Has it survived Welfare – is it even better for it? What of Parliament and our civil liberties? Does the present state of property distribution, of industry, agriculture and our social services…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Reassessing Marx’s Social and Political Philosophy: Freedom, Recognition, and Human Flourishing book cover

    Reassessing Marx’s Social and Political Philosophy

    Freedom, Recognition, and Human Flourishing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Kandiyali

    Interest in the study of Marx’s thought has shown a revival in recent years, with a number of newly established academic societies, conferences, and journals dedicated to discussing his thought. This book brings together distinguished and up-and-coming scholars to provide a major re-evaluation of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Precariousness, Community and Participation book cover

    Precariousness, Community and Participation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Johnson

    This book attempts to explore the effects of neoliberalism on particular forms of community. Guy Standing (2011) has popularised the notion of precariousness to describe the unpredictable neoliberal conditions faced by radically different people throughout the world. Members of Standing’s ‘…

    Hardback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Liberalism for the 21st Century: The Skeptical Radicalism of Judith Shklar book cover

    Rethinking Liberalism for the 21st Century

    The Skeptical Radicalism of Judith Shklar, 1st Edition

    By Giunia Gatta

    Rethinking Liberalism for the 21st Century offers an indispensable reexamination of the life, work, and interventions of a prominent liberal political theorist of the 20th century: Judith Shklar. Drawing on published and unpublished sources including Shklar’s correspondence, lecture notes, and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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