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  • Beyond Law and Revolution

    Sociality, Political Theology and the Modern Constitutional Imagination

    By Marinos Diamantides

    In response to the rise of administrative rationality, this book draws on history, social anthropology and political theology, to examine the current crisis of faith in the legal and political constitutional imagination. An important body of law and society research has helped move jurisprudence…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Discourses of Law

  • Reasonableness in Liberal Political Philosophy

    Edited by Shaun Young

    Previously published as a special issue of the Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, this collection offers a thought-provoking critique of the role of the concept of reasonableness in liberal political theory, focusing on the proposed relationship between reasonableness and the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy

    Edited by Adrienne M. Martin

    The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy collects 39 original chapters from prominent philosophers on the nature, meaning, value, and predicaments of love, presented in a unique framework that highlights the rich variety of methods and traditions used to engage with these subjects. This volume…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Ethics and Public Policy

    Edited by Annabelle Lever, Andrei Poama

    What does it mean to do public policy ethics today? How should philosophers engage with ethical issues in policy-making when policy decisions are circumscribed by political and pragmatic concerns? How do ethical issues in public policy differ between areas such as foreign policy, criminal justice,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School

    Edited by Axel Honneth, Espen Hammer, Peter E. Gordon

    The portentous terms and phrases associated with the first decades of the Frankfurt School—exile, the dominance of capitalism, fascism – seem as salient today as they were in early 20th-century. The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School addresses the many early concerns of critical theory and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-13 
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Democracy in Theory and Practice

    By Frederick G. Whelan

    Democracy in Theory and Practice presents an authoritative overview of Democratic Theory today. Its distinctive approach links theory to practice, emphasizing the wide variety of institutions and procedures through which core democratic principles are implemented and the normative and practical…

    Paperback – 2018-11-12 

  • A League of Democracies

    Cosmopolitanism, Consolidation Arguments, and Global Public Goods

    By John J. Davenport

    In the 21st century, as the peoples of the world grow more closely tied together, the question of real transnational government will finally have to be faced. The end of the Cold War has not brought the peace, freedom from atrocities, and decline of tyranny for which we hoped. It is also clearer…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17 
    Global Institutions

  • Ecology and Revolution

    Herbert Marcuse and the Challenge of a New World System Today

    By Charles Reitz

    A timely addition to Henry Giroux’s Critical Interventions series, Ecology and Revolution is grounded in the Frankfurt School critical theory of Herbert Marcuse. Its task is to understand the economic architecture of wealth extraction that undergirds today’s intensifying inequalities of class, race…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Critical Interventions

  • Relocating Criminal Law

    By Peter Alldridge

    This title was first published in 2000:  Criminal law is a continually evolving and reactive element in modern legal systems. Until relatively recently it was not an offence to launder money or to deal in shares as an outsider with privileged information. Now very severe sentences are imposed…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Resolving Security Dilemmas

    A Constructivist Explanation of the INF Treaty

    By Brian Frederking

    This title was first published 2000:  The book applies constructivist arguments about culture, norms and identity to explain the superpower negotiations that produced the INF Treaty. It contributes to the constructivist research program in two ways. First, it develops a speech act model of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Marx, Marxism and Utopia

    By Darren Webb

    This title was first published in 2000:  This engaging new book suggests that Marx was right to reject 'utopian socialism' on the grounds that it undermined the principles of proletarian self-emancipation and self-determination. As a theoretician of the proletarian class, Marx sought to…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Legal Interpretation in Democratic States

    By Tom D. Campbell

    Edited by Jeffrey Goldsworthy

    This title was first published in 2002: The judicial interpretation of statutes and constitutions is the controversial focus of much contemporary legal philosophy and practice. It is crucial for the distribution of power as between legislatures and judiciaries in democratic polities. The original…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

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