Philosophy: Political Philosophy

  • Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship: Perspectives for the 21st Century book cover

    Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship

    Perspectives for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Marie Mealey, Pam Jarvis, Jonathan Doherty, Jan Fook

    Social justice is a concept which is widely touted and lauded as desirable, yet its meaning may differ depending on whether its focus is on the underlying values of social justice, the more specific objectives these entail, or the actual practices or policies which aim to achieve social justice. In…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • The Anthropological Paradox: Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation book cover

    The Anthropological Paradox

    Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation, 1st Edition

    By Massimo De Carolis

    This book addresses how the erosion of traditional forms of political association and legal regulation has given rise to a pluralism of "imperfect communities" constantly exposed to the risk of dissolution. These are niches and micro-worlds that are connected through precarious and ambivalent ties.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • A Social Theory of Freedom book cover

    A Social Theory of Freedom

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Thalos

    In A Social Theory of Freedom, Mariam Thalos argues that the theory of human freedom should be a broadly social and political theory, rather than a theory that places itself in opposition to the issue of determinism. Thalos rejects the premise that a theory of freedom is fundamentally a theory of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Concept of Violence book cover

    The Concept of Violence

    1st Edition

    By Mark Vorobej

    This study focuses on conceptual questions that arise when we explore the fundamental aspects of violence. Mark Vorobej teases apart what is meant by the term ‘violence,’ showing that it is a surprisingly complex, unwieldy and highly contested concept. Rather than attempting to develop a fixed…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality book cover

    Democracy Beyond the Nation State

    Practicing Equality, 1st Edition

    By Joe Parker

    Democracy promises rule by all, not by the few. Yet, electoral democracies limit decision-making to representatives and have always had a weakness for inequality. How might democracy serve all rather than the few? Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality examines communities that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Temporal Boundaries of Law and Politics: Time Out of Joint book cover

    Temporal Boundaries of Law and Politics

    Time Out of Joint, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luigi Corrias, Lyana Francot

    In the last decade, the changing role of time in society has once again taken centre stage in the academic debate. A prominent, but surely not the only, aspect of this debate hinges on the so-called acceleration of time and its societal consequences. Despite the fact that time is fundamental to the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • The Survival Regime: Global War and the Political book cover

    The Survival Regime

    Global War and the Political, 1st Edition

    By Edgar Illas

    The Survival Regime explores the concept of survival to describe the effects on politics of the fusion of war and capital in globalization. Survival defines a sort of degree zero governmentality that has resulted from the crumbling of the political and spatial architecture of modernity,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Media and the Public Sphere: A Deliberative Model of Democracy book cover

    The Media and the Public Sphere

    A Deliberative Model of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Häussler

    At the heart of modern democracy lies the public sphere, which is most centrally shaped by those actors that integrate it discursively: the mass media. The media draw together the different strands of political debates; they grant access to some actors and arguments while excluding others and thus…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • 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

  • Modern Frames and Premodern Themes in Indian Philosophy: Border, Self and the Other book cover

    Modern Frames and Premodern Themes in Indian Philosophy

    Border, Self and the Other, 1st Edition

    By A. Raghuramaraju

    This book presents a fascinating examination of modern Indian philosophical thought from the margins. It considers the subject from two perspectives – how it has been understood beyond India and how Indian thinkers have treated Western ideas in the context of Indian society. The book discusses the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge India

  • Democratic Political Tragedy in the Postcolony: The Tragedy of Postcoloniality in Michael Manley’s Jamaica and Nelson Mandela’s South Africa book cover

    Democratic Political Tragedy in the Postcolony

    The Tragedy of Postcoloniality in Michael Manley’s Jamaica and Nelson Mandela’s South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Greg A. Graham

    A ground-breaking work in Africana political thought that links the plight of progressive political endeavors in Africa with those in the Diaspora and beyond, Democratic Tragedy in the Postcolony engages with two of the defining political sagas of the postcolonial era. The book presents Michael…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Compromise and Disagreement in Contemporary Political Theory book cover

    Compromise and Disagreement in Contemporary Political Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Rostboll, Theresa Scavenius

    Until recently, discussions of compromise have been largely absent in political theory. However, political theorists have become increasingly interested in understanding the practice and justification of compromise in politics. This interest is connected to the increased concern with pluralism and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

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