Politics & International Relations: American Political Thought

  • Jane Addams on Inequality and Political Friendship book cover

    Jane Addams on Inequality and Political Friendship

    1st Edition

    By Wynne Walker Moskop

    In this book, Wynne Walker Moskop addresses the practical and theoretical problem of how unequal political friendships evolve toward arrangements the parties consider reciprocal and just, a problem neglected by scholars of democracy who associate reciprocity and justice only with equal parties.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28
    Routledge

  • A Crisis of Civility?: Political Discourse and Its Discontents book cover

    A Crisis of Civility?

    Political Discourse and Its Discontents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert G. Boatright, Timothy J. Shaffer, Sarah Sobieraj, Dannagal Goldthwaite Young

    The state of political discourse in the United States today has been a subject of concern for many Americans. Political incivility is not merely a problem for political elites; political conversations between American citizens have also become more difficult and tense. The 2016 presidential…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge

  • Michael A. Weinstein: Action, Contemplation, Vitalism book cover

    Michael A. Weinstein

    Action, Contemplation, Vitalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert L. Oprisko, Diane Rubenstein

    This book is a major reassessment of Michael Weinstein’s political philosophy. It situates his singular contribution, designated as "critical vitalism," in the context of both canonical American and contemporary continental theory. Weinstein is presented as a philosopher of life and as an American…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Patrick Henry: Proclaiming a Revolution book cover

    Patrick Henry

    Proclaiming a Revolution, 1st Edition

    By John Ragosta

    Often referred to as "the voice of the Revolution," Patrick Henry played a vital role in helping to launch the revolt of the American colonies against British rule. An early and compelling Revolutionary orator, Henry played an active part in the debates over the founding of the United States. As a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Race and the Politics of the Exception: Equality, Sovereignty, and American Democracy book cover

    Race and the Politics of the Exception

    Equality, Sovereignty, and American Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Utz McKnight

    The traditional assumption today about race is that it is not political; that it has no political content and is a matter of individual beliefs and attitudes. In Race and the Politics of the Exception, Utz McKnight argues that race is in fact political and defines how it functions as a politics in…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Democracy, Participation and Contestation: Civil society, governance and the future of liberal democracy book cover

    Democracy, Participation and Contestation

    Civil society, governance and the future of liberal democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuelle Avril, Johann N Neem

    The establishment of democracy on both sides of the Atlantic has not been a smooth evolution towards an idealized presumed endpoint. Far from it, democratization has been marked by setbacks and victories, a process often referred to as ‘contested democracy’. In view of recent mobilizations such as…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • Deforming American Political Thought: Challenging the Jeffersonian Legacy book cover

    Deforming American Political Thought

    Challenging the Jeffersonian Legacy, 2nd Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    Deforming American Political Thought offers an alternative to the dominant American historical imagination, treating issues that range from the nature of Thomas Jefferson's vision of an egalitarian nation to the persistence of racial inequality. Presenting multifaceted arguments that transcend the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • Conservatism in the Black Community: To the Right and Misunderstood book cover

    Conservatism in the Black Community

    To the Right and Misunderstood, 1st Edition

    By Angela K. Lewis

    Conservatism in the Black Community examines the contemporary meanings of Black Conservatism and its influence on black political behavior, providing a basis for understanding the impact this phenomenon has on black political behavior. Lewis analyzes conservatism within the black ideological…

    Paperback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Democracy, Intelligent Design, and Evolution: Science for Citizenship book cover

    Democracy, Intelligent Design, and Evolution

    Science for Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Susan P. Liebell

    Should alternatives to evolution be taught in American public schools or rejected as an establishment of religion? Democracy, Intelligent Design, and Evolution argues that accurate science education helps shape a democratic temperament. Rather than defending against Intelligent Design as religion,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • An Empire of Ideals: The Chimeric Imagination of Ronald Reagan book cover

    An Empire of Ideals

    The Chimeric Imagination of Ronald Reagan, 1st Edition

    By Justin D. Garrison

    Justin D. Garrison provides an original and groundbreaking analysis of Ronald Reagan’s imagination as it was expressed mainly in his presidential speeches. He argues that the predominant strain of Reagan’s imagination is "chimeric," that is, imbued with a high degree of optimism, romantic…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • The Dual System of Privacy Rights in the United States book cover

    The Dual System of Privacy Rights in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Mary McThomas

    Theoretically, the right to privacy is an individual’s right to space away from the public gaze to make life choices that are best for her or him, regardless of the beliefs of the majority. Yet the right to privacy in the United States has proven problematic for both political theorists and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-12
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Hemingway on Politics and Rebellion book cover

    Hemingway on Politics and Rebellion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lauretta Conklin Frederking

    Hemingway has been labeled a ‘communist sympathizer,’ ‘elitist’, and a ‘rugged individualist.’ This volume embraces the complexity of political advocacy in Hemingway’s novels and short stories. Hemingway’s characters physically, intellectually and spiritually become part of resisting current…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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