Politics & International Relations: Modern Political Theory

  • The Ever-Changing Sino-Japanese Rivalry book cover

    The Ever-Changing Sino-Japanese Rivalry

    1st Edition

    By Philip Streich

    What explains the ebb and flow of the Sino-Japanese rivalry? Why do the two states sometimes choose to escalate or de-escalate the rivalry? Does domestic politics play a role? Examining the historic and contemporary relationship between China and Japan through the lens of the interstate rivalry…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Michael Oakeshott and the Cambridge School on the History of Political Thought book cover

    Michael Oakeshott and the Cambridge School on the History of Political Thought

    1st Edition

    By Martyn P. Thompson

    This book is a critique of Cambridge School Historical Contextualism as the currently dominant mode of history of political thought, drawing upon Michael Oakeshott’s analysis of the logic of historical enquiry. While acknowledging that the early Cambridge School work represented a considerable…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Work: Marxist and Systems-Theoretical Approaches book cover

    Work: Marxist and Systems-Theoretical Approaches

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Kühl

    Using Marxist and systems theory as guides, this book offers an entry point to the current debate on the role of economy in modern society, the change in work organizations and the effect of the economy on the individual. It explores the concepts of ‘work society’, ‘industrial society’ and ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice: The Case for Polycentric Democracy book cover

    Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Julian F. Müller

    This book poses the question: How can we organize society in such a way that our disagreement about facts and norms works to the benefit of everyone? In response, it makes the argument for polycentric democracy, a political arrangement consisting of various political units that enjoy different…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Economics and Power: A Marxist Critique book cover

    Economics and Power

    A Marxist Critique, 1st Edition

    By Giulio Palermo

    In the economic debate, power is defined and studied mainly as an interpersonal relation occurring out of perfect competition. This is a consequence of the combination of methodological individualism and the assumption of competition as a natural and everlasting coordinating mechanism, operating…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • China and International Theory: The Balance of Relationships book cover

    China and International Theory

    The Balance of Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Chih-yu Shih et al.

    Major IR theories, which stress that actors will inevitably only seek to enhance their own interests, tend to contrive binaries of self and other and ‘inside’ and ‘outside’. By contrast, this book recognizes the general need of all to relate, which they do through various imagined resemblances…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Agrarian Marxism book cover

    Agrarian Marxism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Levien, Michael Watts, Yan Hairong

    This comprehensive volume advances heterodox reconstructions of agrarian Marxism on the occasion of Marx’s 200th birth anniversary. While Marxists have long criticized ‘populists’ for ignoring capitalism and class, populists have charged Marxists with historical determinism. This ongoing debate has…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • The Law and Politics of Inclusion: From Rights to Practices of Disidentification book cover

    The Law and Politics of Inclusion

    From Rights to Practices of Disidentification, 1st Edition

    By Valeria Venditti

    On the one hand, inclusion constitutes a powerful framework of political agency, as people can gain access to forms of recognition granting legal protection and social visibility. On the other hand, inclusion requires their adherence to fixed matrices incorporating specific and limited forms of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change book cover

    Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Alex Broom, Jeremy Moss

    This volume engages with questions of justice and equality, and how these can be achieved in modern society. It explores how theory and research can inform policy and practice to bring about real change in people’s lives, helping readers understand and interrogate patterns and causes of inequality,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Reoccupying the Political: Transforming and Transgressing Political Science book cover

    Reoccupying the Political

    Transforming and Transgressing Political Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara C. Motta, Jim Jose

    Focusing on the increasing refusal and transgression of politics as normal across the globe, this book examines new forms of democratisation, democratic life and political subjectivity, as people seek to gain control over the decisions and processes affecting their lives. The contributors to this…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Reimagining Nation and Nationalism in Multicultural East Asia book cover

    Reimagining Nation and Nationalism in Multicultural East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sungmoon Kim, Hsin-wen Lee

    Since the late 1980s, many East Asian countries have become more multicultural, a process marked by increased democracy and pluralism despite the continuing influence of nationalism, which has forced these countries in the region to re-envision their nations. Many such countries have had to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Classical Marxism in an Age of Capitalist Crisis: The Past is Prologue book cover

    Classical Marxism in an Age of Capitalist Crisis

    The Past is Prologue, 1st Edition

    By William Briggs

    Will capitalism survive forever? Capitalism has always lived in and with crisis. Wars, revolutions, economic depression and repeated recessions, the threat of nuclear annihilation and ecological disaster have all failed to break the dominance of this economic and political system. Challenging the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge India

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