• Nature and Liberty book cover

    Nature and Liberty

    1st Edition

    By Dr John Zvesper, John Zvesper

    Liberal democracy, it has been claimed, stands at the end of history. But there are hidden internal strains that could threaten its fabric.Nature and Liberty explores three of the most important practical problems of modern liberal politics - those connected with ethnicity and race, sex and the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
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  • Assessing the Capitalist Peace book cover

    Assessing the Capitalist Peace

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Schneider, Nils Petter Gleditsch

    Researchers have recently reinvigorated the idea that key features associated with a capitalist organization of the economy render nation states internally and externally more peaceful. According to this adage, the contract intensity of capitalist societies and the openness of the economy are among…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Free Trade and Transnational Labour book cover

    Free Trade and Transnational Labour

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Bieler, Bruno Ciccaglione, John Hilary, Ingemar Lindberg

    ‘Free trade’ strategies have increasingly become a problem for the international labour movement. While trade unions in the North especially in manufacturing have supported free trade agreements to secure export markets for their companies, trade unions in the Global South oppose these agreements,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-24
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Economic Patriotism in Open Economies book cover

    Economic Patriotism in Open Economies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Clift, Cornelia Woll

    The recent financial crisis has demonstrated that governments continuously seek to steer their economies rather than leaving them to free markets. Despite the ambitions of international economic cooperation, such interventionism is decidedly local. Some politicians even proudly evoke "economic…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
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    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • Sovereignty and Liberty: A Study of the Foundations of Power book cover

    Sovereignty and Liberty

    A Study of the Foundations of Power, 1st Edition

    By Amnon Lev

    The attitude we take to power is almost invariably one of distrust, never more so than when it claims to be sovereign. And yet, we have always been drawn to sovereignty. Out of fear or fascination, we accepted that it was a condition of our liberty; that to assert ourselves as free, we would have…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
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  • Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully book cover

    Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context

    Dialogues with James Tully, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Nichols, Jakeet Singh

    Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully gathers leading thinkers from across the humanities and social sciences in a celebration of, and critical engagement with, the recent work of Canadian political philosopher James Tully. Over the past thirty years, James Tully…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
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  • The Subject of Tragedy (Routledge Revivals): Identity and Difference in Renaissance Drama book cover

    The Subject of Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)

    Identity and Difference in Renaissance Drama, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Belsey

    First published in 1985, The Subject of Tragedy takes the drama of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as the starting point for an analysis of the differential identities of man and woman. Catherine Belsey charts, in a range of fictional and non-fictional texts, the production in the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Democracy, Equality, and Justice book cover

    Democracy, Equality, and Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Matravers, Lukas Meyer

    In addressing democracy, equality, and justice together, the book stimulates discussions that go beyond the sometimes increasingly technical and increasingly discrete literatures that now dominate the study of each concept. The chapters fall into four categories: on justice and democracy;…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
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  • Sophocles and the Politics of Tragedy: Cities and Transcendence book cover

    Sophocles and the Politics of Tragedy

    Cities and Transcendence, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan N. Badger

    Sophocles and the Politics of Tragedy is an inquiry into a fundamental political problem made visible through the tragic poetry of Sophocles. In part I Badger offers a detailed exegesis of three plays: Ajax, Antigone, and Philoctetes. These plays share a common theme, illuminating a persistent…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
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    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Liberality and Civilization (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Liberality and Civilization (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Gilbert Murray

    First published in 1938, these lectures argue that liberality is the foundation of civilization. According to Gilbert Murray, civilization provides the surplus of security, leisure and wealth that makes liberality possible; a failure of liberality is the surest test of the failure of a civilization…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Problem of Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals): A Consideration of Present Dangers and the Best Methods for Meeting Them book cover

    The Problem of Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    A Consideration of Present Dangers and the Best Methods for Meeting Them, 1st Edition

    By Gilbert Murray

    First published in 1921, Gilbert Murray’s treatise considers a largely euro-centric foreign policy during the inter-war period. Believing passionately in the prospect of a Liberal England and the hope promised by the League of Nations, with Britain at its centre, Murray argues that a secure future…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Inclusion and Exclusion in the Liberal Competition State: The Cult of the Individual book cover

    Inclusion and Exclusion in the Liberal Competition State

    The Cult of the Individual, 1st Edition

    By Richard Münch

    This book examines the increasingly international division of labour, which promotes transnational integration. It analyses the change in worker solidarity as it moves from collective national welfare to a transnational inclusion of workers from various links in the production chain. Examining…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
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    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

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