Taylor & Francis India: Political Philosophy

  • 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 – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Human Rights in Democracies book cover

    Human Rights in Democracies

    1st Edition

    By Peter Haschke

    Violations of the right to the physical integrity of the person, such as torture, cruel and unusual punishment, extra-judicial executions, disappearances, and political imprisonment have long been treated as an anomaly in democratically governed societies. In the current literature on human rights,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge

  • The Idea of Welfare book cover

    The Idea of Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Robert Pinker

    Originally published in 1979, The Idea of Welfare critically reviews the concepts of egoism and altruism as they are expressed in residual and intuitional models of social welfare. The book describes the way in which the scope and limits of obligation and entitlement are determined in practice by…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order: Walling the Welfare State book cover

    Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order

    Walling the Welfare State, 1st Edition

    By Vanessa Barker

    In late summer 2015, Sweden embarked on one of the largest self-described humanitarian efforts in its history, opening its borders to 163,000 asylum seekers fleeing the war in Syria. Six months later this massive effort was over. On January 4, 2016, Sweden closed its border with Denmark. This…

    Paperback – 2019-08-17
    Routledge

  • Positive Freedom and the Law book cover

    Positive Freedom and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

    This book explains why we should stop thinking of freedom as limited to a right to be left alone. It explores how Kantian philosophy and Jewish thought instead give rise to a concept of positive freedom. At heart, freedom is inextricably linked to the obligation to respect the autonomy and dignity…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15
    Routledge

  • Unmasking Administrative Evil book cover

    Unmasking Administrative Evil

    5th Edition

    By Danny L. Balfour, Guy B. Adams, Ashley E. Nickels

    The relationship between evil and public affairs, as well as other fields and professions in public life, has come to the fore as institutions of government seek new ways to operate in an environment of extreme mistrust. Unmasking Administrative Evil, 5th Edition argues that the tendency toward…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia A. McClennen, Alexandra Schultheis Moore

    The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights provides a comprehensive, transnational, and interdisciplinary map to this emerging field, offering a broad overview of human rights and literature while providing innovative readings on key topics. The first of its kind, this volume covers…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • The Right to The Truth in International Law: Victims’ Rights in Human Rights and International Criminal Law book cover

    The Right to The Truth in International Law

    Victims’ Rights in Human Rights and International Criminal Law, 1st Edition

    By Melanie Klinkner, Howard Davis

    The United Nations has established a right to the truth to be enjoyed by victims of gross violations of human rights. The origins of the right stem from the need to provide victims and relatives of the missing with a right to know what happened. It encompasses the verification and full public…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Reimagining the State: Theoretical Challenges and Transformative Possibilities book cover

    Reimagining the State

    Theoretical Challenges and Transformative Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Davina Cooper, Nikita Dhawan, Janet Newman

    This book examines what value, if any, the state has for the pursuit of progressive politics; and how it might need to be reimagined and remade to deliver transformative change. Is it possible to reimagine the state in ways that open up projects of political transformation? This interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • The Naval Route to the Abyss: The Anglo-German Naval Race 1895-1914 book cover

    The Naval Route to the Abyss

    The Anglo-German Naval Race 1895-1914, 1st Edition

    By Matthew S. Seligmann, Frank Nägler

    The intense rivalry in battleship building that took place between Britain and Germany in the run up to the First World War is seen by many as the most totemic of all armaments races. Blamed by numerous commentators during the inter-war years as a major cause of the Great War, it has become…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Private and Public: Individuals, Households, and Body Politic in Locke and Hutcheson book cover

    Private and Public

    Individuals, Households, and Body Politic in Locke and Hutcheson, 1st Edition

    By Daniela Gobetti

    Originally published in 1992. This arresting and innovative book combines political theory with the history of political thought to question the conceptual conventions and tacit assumptions which surround the concepts of private and public. In seeking the foundations of the modern liberal…

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

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