Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Gandhi and the Contemporary World book cover

    Gandhi and the Contemporary World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjeev Kumar

    This book develops a critical understanding of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy and practice in the context of contemporary challenges and engages with some of his key work and ideas. It highlights the relevance of Gandhi’s legacy in the quest towards peace-building, equity and global justice. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-24
    Routledge India

  • Public Relations, Cooperation, and Justice: From Evolutionary Biology to Ethics book cover

    Public Relations, Cooperation, and Justice

    From Evolutionary Biology to Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Charles Marsh

    Modern approaches to public relations cluster into three camps along a continuum: conflict-oriented egoism, e.g. forms of contingency theory that focus almost exclusively on the wellbeing of an entity; redressed egoism, e.g. subsidies to redress PR’s egoistic nature; and forms of self-interested…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights book cover

    Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith: A Philosophical Encounter book cover

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith

    A Philosophical Encounter, 1st Edition

    By Charles L Griswold

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith are giants of eighteenth century thought. The heated controversy provoked by their competing visions of human nature and society still resonates today. Smith himself reviewed Rousseau's Discourse on Inequality, and his perceptive remarks raise an intriguing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Natural Law and the Origin of Political Economy: Samuel Pufendorf and the History of Economics book cover

    Natural Law and the Origin of Political Economy

    Samuel Pufendorf and the History of Economics, 1st Edition

    By Arild Saether

    Samuel Pufendorf’s work on natural law and political economy was extensive and has been cited by several important figures in the history of economic thought. Yet his name is rarely mentioned in textbooks on the history of economic thought, the history of political science or the history of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Human Dignity and Law: Legal and Philosophical Investigations book cover

    Human Dignity and Law

    Legal and Philosophical Investigations, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Riley

    This book argues that human dignity and law stand in a privileged relationship with one another.  Law must be understood as limited by the demands made by human dignity.  Conversely, human dignity cannot be properly understood without clarifying its interaction with legal institutions and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Gender, Orientalism, and the �War on Terror': Representation, Discourse, and Intervention in Global Politics book cover

    Gender, Orientalism, and the �War on Terror'

    Representation, Discourse, and Intervention in Global Politics, 1st Edition

    By Maryam Khalid

    This book offers an accessible and timely analysis of the ‘War on Terror’, based on an innovative approach to a broad range of theoretical and empirical research. It uses ‘gendered orientalism’ as a lens through which to read the relationship between the George W. Bush administration, gendered and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Habermas and Social Research: Between Theory and Method book cover

    Habermas and Social Research

    Between Theory and Method, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Murphy

    One of the greatest contributors to the field of Sociology, Jürgen Habermas has had a wide-ranging and significant impact on understandings of social change and social conflict. He has inspired researchers in a range of disciplines with his multidimensional social theory, however an overview of his…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Freedom in Practice: Governance, Autonomy and Liberty in the Everyday book cover

    Freedom in Practice

    Governance, Autonomy and Liberty in the Everyday, 1st Edition

    Edited by Moises Lino e Silva, Huon Wardle

    ‘Freedom’ is one of the most fiercely contested words in contemporary global experience. This book provides an up-to-date overview from an anthropological perspective of the diverse ways in which freedom is understood and practised in everyday life, including the emergent relationships between…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The Poesis of Peace: Narratives, Cultures, and Philosophies book cover

    The Poesis of Peace

    Narratives, Cultures, and Philosophies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus-Gerd Giesen, Carool Kersten, Lenart Škof

    Exploring the relations between the concepts of peace and violence with aesthetics, nature, the body, and environmental issues, The Poesis of Peace applies a multidisciplinary approach to case studies in both Western and non-Western contexts including Islam, Chinese philosophy, Buddhist and Hindu…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Injustice for All: How Financial Incentives Corrupted and Can Fix the US Criminal Justice System book cover

    Injustice for All

    How Financial Incentives Corrupted and Can Fix the US Criminal Justice System, 1st Edition

    By Chris W Surprenant, Jason Brennan

    American criminal justice is a dysfunctional mess. Cops are too violent, the punishments are too punitive, and the so-called Land of the Free imprisons more people than any other country in the world. Understanding why means focusing on color—not only on black or white (which already has been…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09

  • Law, Obligation, Community book cover

    Law, Obligation, Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Matthews, Scott Veitch

    Against an ever-expanding and diversifying ‘rights talk’, this book re-opens the question of obligation from not only legal but also ethical, sociological and political perspectives. Its premise is that obligation has a primacy ahead of rights, because rights attach to practices and modes of being…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

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