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  • On the Genealogy of Critique

    Or How We Have Become Decadently Indignant, 1st Edition

    By Diana Stypinska

    On the Genealogy of Critique intervenes into both the contemporary academic debates on critique and today’s mainstream criticism by reflecting upon the relationship between criticality and social change in the age of post-politics. What does it mean to be critical? When we are told that…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Epistemontology in Spinoza-Marx-Freud-Lacan

    The (Bio)Power of Structure, 1st Edition

    By A. Kiarina Kordela

    A. Kiarina Kordela steps beyond extant commentaries on Marx’s theory of commodity fetishism—from A. Sohn-Rethel to L. Althusser, É. Balibar, Slavoj Žižek, and others—to show that in capitalism value is the manifestation of the homology between thought and being, while their other aspect—power—is…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Sociology and Human Ecology

    Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By John A Smith, Chris Jenks

    Traditionally, Sociology has identified its subject matter as a distinct set – social phenomena – that can be taken as quite different and largely disconnected from potentially relevant disciplines such as Psychology, Economics or Planetary Ecology. Within Sociology and Human Ecology, Smith and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Critical Urban Theory, Common Property, and “the Political”

    Desire and Drive in the City, 1st Edition

    By Dan Webb

    Dan Webb explores an undervalued topic in the formal discipline of Political Theory (and political science, more broadly): the urban as a level of political analysis and political struggles in urban space. Because the city and urban space is so prominent in other critical disciplines, most notably,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Marginal Bodies, Trans Utopias

    1st Edition

    By Caterina Nirta

    Although over the last two decades there has been a proliferation of gender studies, transgender has largely remained institutionalised as an ‘umbrella term’ that encapsulates all forms of gender understandings differing from what are thought to be gender norms. In both theoretical and medical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Populism and Passions

    Democratic Legitimacy after Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Cossarini, Fernando Vallespín

    There is a consensus that right, and left-wing populism is on the rise on both sides of the Atlantic, from Donald Trump in the United States, to Spain’s leftist Podemos. These may utilize different kinds of populist mobilizations but the fact remains that elite and mass opinion is fuelling a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Routledge Handbook of Radical Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Kinna, Uri Gordon

    Successive waves of global protest since 1999 have encouraged leading contemporary political theorists to argue that politics has fundamentally changed in the last twenty years, with a new type of politics gaining momentum over elite, representative institutions. The new politics is frequently…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge

  • Critical Theories and the Budapest School

    Politics, Culture, Modernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Rundell, Jonathan Pickle

    Critical Theories and the Budapest School brings together new perspectives on the Budapest School in the context of contemporary developments in critical theory. Engaging with the work of the prominent group of figures associated with Georg Lukács, this book sheds new light on the unique and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Contemporary Hermeneutics

    Hermeneutics as Method, Philosophy and Critique, 1st Edition

    By Josef Bleicher

    Hermeneutics can loosely be defined as the theory or philosophy of the interpretation of menaing. It is a central topic in the philosophy of the social sciences, the philosophy of art and language and in literary criticism. This book, first published in 1980, gives a detailed overview and analysis…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Gilles Deleuze and the Theater of Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Constantin V. Boundas, Dorothea Olkowski

    This collection, first published in 1994, contains thirteen critical essays by established scholars from the fields of philosophy, literary criticism, feminist theory, politics, and sociology, and a new essay by Deleuze himself. That the contributors are from a variety of fields indicates the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Postmodernism

    Philosophy and the Arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hugh J. Silverman

    This book, first published in 1990, addresses the broad cultural phenomenon that is postmodernism. The first part of the book raises some general theoretical questions about postmodernism – its language and its politics, for example. The second section attends to particular ‘sites’, namely the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Jacques Derrida

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Maclachlan

    This collection of essays on Jacques Derrida, first published in 2004, spans nearly thirty years of critical thinking about Derrida's work. The articles selected here have never previously been collected, yet they are significant contributions that illuminate difficult and important aspects of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

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