• Challenges of Democracy in the 21st Century: Concepts, Methods, Causality and the Quality of Democracy book cover

    Challenges of Democracy in the 21st Century

    Concepts, Methods, Causality and the Quality of Democracy

    Edited by Luca Tomini, Giulia Sandri

    The effectiveness and capacity of survival of democratic regimes has been recently and widely questioned in the public and political debate. Both democratic institutions and political actors are increasingly confronted with rapid economic and societal transformations that, at least according to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Multiple Modernities and Good Governance book cover

    Multiple Modernities and Good Governance

    Edited by Thomas Meyer, José Luís de Sales Marques

    This book represents the first discussion from a political science perspective of the concept of Multiple Modernities in three dimensions. First taking stock of the discussions of the concept itself, it then connects it to more recently developed analytical and normative concepts that concretise it…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge
    Globalisation, Europe, Multilateralism series

  • Fascism Old and New: American Politics at the Crossroads book cover

    Fascism Old and New

    American Politics at the Crossroads

    By Carl Boggs

    Deep historical trends suggest the United States could be moving toward a distinctly novel form of fascism, embracing elements of the historical phenomenon as it appeared in such countries as Italy, Germany, Japan, and Spain while departing in significant ways. A twenty-first century fascism would…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Capitalizing on Political Disagreement: The Case for Polycentric Democracy book cover

    Capitalizing on Political Disagreement

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy

    By Julian Muller

    In a discipline such as political philosophy, disagreement about facts and norms is seen as a problem not only of pure theory, but also as a predicament that fundamentally endangers the stability of society. Not surprisingly, then, philosophers regard the pervasive political disagreements in modern…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Governance and Constitutionalism: Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality book cover

    Governance and Constitutionalism

    Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality

    Edited by BOGDAN IANCU, Simina Elena Tănăsescu

    This collection studies the rise of neutral bodies as a challenge to the constitutional paradigm of the nation state. Administrative entities such as commissions, agencies, councils, authorities or `independent agencies’ as they are sometimes known, are relatively autonomous from majoritarian…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • The Ideational Approach to Populism: Concept, Theory, and Analysis book cover

    The Ideational Approach to Populism

    Concept, Theory, and Analysis

    Edited by Kirk Hawkins, Ryan Carlin, Levente Littvay, Cristobal Rovira Kaltwasser

    Populist parties and movements are on the rise in Europe and the Americas. New scholarly work suggests that these parties and movements can best be understood in terms of their ideas or discourse, as political organizations that envision a Manichaean struggle between the will of the common people…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Masculinities at the Margins: Beyond the Hegemonic in the Study of Militaries, Masculinities and War book cover

    Masculinities at the Margins

    Beyond the Hegemonic in the Study of Militaries, Masculinities and War

    Edited by Amanda Chisholm, Joanna Tidy

    Across a rich terrain of empirical and theoretical trajectories, the concept of military masculinity (now understood in its plural as military masculinities) has been a significant conceptual tool in both feminist international relations (IR) and in critical men and masculinities studies…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Human Capital in Gender and Development: Feminist Political Economy and Empowerment book cover

    Human Capital in Gender and Development

    Feminist Political Economy and Empowerment

    By Sydney Calkin

    It is often said that gender equality is not only the right thing to do, but a ‘Smart Economic’ policy. Global development discourse is dominated today by the language of gender equality and women’s empowerment as a primary driver for growth and prosperity. The central argument of this book is that…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • The Iron Cage Revisited: Max Weber in the Neoliberal Era book cover

    The Iron Cage Revisited

    Max Weber in the Neoliberal Era

    By R. Bruce Douglass

    Hardback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Realism in Political Theory book cover

    Realism in Political Theory

    Edited by Rahul Sagar, Andrew Sabl

    Over the past decade, an intellectual movement known as "realism" has challenged the reigning orthodoxy in political theory and political philosophy. Realists take issue with what they see as the excessive moralism and utopianism of the so-called "ideal theory" associated with prominent…

    Hardback – 2018-05-04 
    Routledge

  • German Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: Weber to Heidegger book cover

    German Philosophy in the Twentieth Century

    Weber to Heidegger

    By Julian Young

    The course of German philosophy in the twentieth century is one of the most exciting, diverse and controversial periods in the history of human thought. It is widely studied and its legacy hotly contested. In this outstanding introduction, Julian Young explains and assesses the two dominant…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02 
    Routledge

  • State and Revolution: Anarchism in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 book cover

    State and Revolution

    Anarchism in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

    By Danny Evans

    This book analyses the processes of revolution and state reconstruction that took place in the Republican zone during the Spanish civil war. It focuses on the radical anarchists that sought to advance the revolutionary agenda. Their activity came into conflict with the libertarian organisations…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

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