• Understanding Contemporary American Conservatism book cover

    Understanding Contemporary American Conservatism

    1st Edition

    By Joel D. Aberbach

    Contemporary American conservatism – a mélange of ideas, people, and organizations – is difficult to define; even conservatives themselves are unable to agree about its essential meaning. Yet the conservative movement is well financed, exerts strong influence in the Republican Party, inspires…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge

  • Public Policy Praxis: A Case Approach for Understanding Policy and Analysis book cover

    Public Policy Praxis

    A Case Approach for Understanding Policy and Analysis, 3rd Edition

    By Randy S. Clemons, Mark K McBeth

    Public administration and policy analysis education has long emphasized tidiness, stages, and rationality, but practitioners frequently must deal with a world where objectivity is buffeted by, repressed by, and sometimes defeated by, value conflict. Too often public administration education has…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • Political Thinking, Political Theory, and Civil Society book cover

    Political Thinking, Political Theory, and Civil Society

    4th Edition

    By Steven M. DeLue, Timothy M. Dale

    This comprehensive overview of the Western tradition of political thought approaches concepts with the aim of helping readers develop their own political thinking and critical thinking skills. This text is uniquely organized around the theme of civil society — what is the nature of a civil…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism: The Key Concepts book cover

    Neoliberalism

    The Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Eagleton-Pierce

    Neoliberalism: The Key Concepts provides a critical guide to a vocabulary that has become globally dominant over the past forty years. The language of neoliberalism both constructs and expresses a particular vision of economics, politics, and everyday life. Some find this vision to be appealing,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Machiavelli's The Prince book cover

    The Routledge Guidebook to Machiavelli's The Prince

    1st Edition

    By John T. Scott

    Niccolò Machiavelli’s The Prince is one of the most influential works in the history of political thought and the adjective Machiavellian is well-known and perhaps even over-used. So why does the meaning of the text continue to be debated to the present day? And how does a contemporary reader get…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations: Philosophy of Science and Its Implications for the Study of World Politics book cover

    The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations

    Philosophy of Science and Its Implications for the Study of World Politics, 2nd Edition

    By Patrick Thaddeus Jackson

    The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations first edition was winner of the ISA-Northeast’s Yale H. Ferguson Award, and the ISA Theory Section’s Best Book of the Year award. The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations provides an introduction to the philosophy of science issues and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-30
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Modern Theory, Modern Power, World Politics: Critical Investigations book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Modern Theory, Modern Power, World Politics

    Critical Investigations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nevzat Soguk, Scott G Nelson

    Deliberately eschewing disciplinary and temporal boundaries, this volume makes a major contribution to the de-traditionalization of political thinking within the discourses of international relations. Collecting the works of twenty-five theorists, this Ashgate Research Companion engages some of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • Identity Troubles: An introduction book cover

    Identity Troubles

    An introduction, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Elliott

    In our turbulent world of global flows and digital transformations pervasive identity crises and self-reinvention have become increasingly central to everyday life. In this fascinating book, Anthony Elliott shows how global transformations – the new electronic economy, digital worlds,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22
    Routledge

  • Engaging Political Philosophy: An Introduction book cover

    Engaging Political Philosophy

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Robert B. Talisse

    Engaging Political Philosophy introduces readers to the central problems of political philosophy.  Presuming no prior work in the area, the book explores the fundamental philosophical questions regarding freedom, authority, justice, and democracy.  More than a survey of the central figures and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-09
    Routledge

  • Radical Philosophy: An Introduction book cover

    Radical Philosophy

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Chad Kautzer

    In this concise introduction, Chad Kautzer demonstrates the shared emancipatory goals and methods of several radical philosophies, from Marxism and feminism to critical race and queer theory. Radical Philosophy examines the relations of theory and practice, knowledge and power, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-30
    Routledge

  • Habermas book cover

    Habermas

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth Baynes

    Jürgen Habermas is one of the most important German philosophers and social theorists of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. His work has been compared in scope with Max Weber’s, and in philosophical breadth to that of Kant and Hegel. In this much-needed introduction Kenneth Baynes…

    Paperback – 2015-08-17
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Politics in Popular Movies: Rhetorical Takes on Horror, War, Thriller, and Sci-Fi Films book cover

    Politics in Popular Movies

    Rhetorical Takes on Horror, War, Thriller, and Sci-Fi Films, 1st Edition

    By John S. Nelson

    Popular movies can be surprisingly smart about politics - from the portentous politics of state or war, to the grassroots, everyday politics of family, romance, business, church and school. Politics in Popular Movies analyses the politics in many well-known films across four popular genres: horror,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-30
    Routledge
    Media and Power

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