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  • Urbanization and Urban Planning in Capitalist Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dear, Allen J. Scott

    Originally published in 1981, Urbanization and Urban Planning in Capitalist Society, is a comprehensive collection of papers addressing urban crises. Through a synthesis of current discussions around various critical approaches to the urban question, the book defines a general theory of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Urban Planning in a Capitalist Society

    1st Edition

    By Gwyneth Kirk

    Originally published in 1980, Urban Planning in a Capitalist Society addresses land use planning as both a technical and a political activity, involving the distribution of scarce resources – land and capital. The book reviews and assesses the strengths and weaknesses of several theoretical…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Neighborhood Jobs, Race, and Skills

    Urban Employment and Commuting, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Immergluck

    Originally published in 1998, Neighbourhood Jobs, Race, and Skills argues that race is a powerful and persistent barrier to employment. Analysing existing literature, this book outlines how racial discrimination in hiring against African Americans appears to remain a contributor to high…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Routledge Revivals: The Greatest Happiness Principle (1986)

    An Examination of Utilitarianism, 1st Edition

    By Lanny O. Ebenstein

    First published in 1991, The Greatest Happiness Principle traces the history of the theory of utility, starting with the Bible, and running through Plato, Aristotle, and Epicurus. It goes on to discuss the utilitarian theories of Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill in detail, commenting on the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Power, Impartiality and Justice

    1st Edition

    By Peter G. Woolcock

    First published in 1998, this volume argues that two conditions need to be met for any agreement between people with conflicting desires to count as an unforced one, namely, that the parties argue as if they had equal power and that their antipathy to being coerced exceeds their desire to coerce…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Self-Seeking and the Pursuit of Justice

    1st Edition

    By David P. Levine

    First published in 1997, this volume delves into the most influential theories of economic justice, which ground themselves in utilitarian or related contractarian ideas about the self. These ideas take self-interest to be transparent and unproblematic. Favoured assumptions about the self also make…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Taking the Liberal Challenge Seriously

    Essays on Contemporary Liberalism at the Turn of the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sirkku Hellsten, Marjaana Kopperi, Olli Loukola

    First published in 1997, this collection offers a critical view of modern liberal theory and attempts to present some signposts that could show a way towards a new form of liberal individualism. The first part takes a look at the theoretical aspects of contemporary liberalism. It analyses certain…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Relationship between Liberalism and Conservatism

    Parasitic, Competitive or Symbiotic?, 1st Edition

    By Ann Bousfield

    First published in 1999, this volume is a radical text which contributes to the current debate over the future of liberal theory as it offers an explicit critique of some of the leading players in that debate - namely William Galston, Jeffrey Reiman and Richard Rorty. It also offers an implicit…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Morality of Politics (1972)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bhikhu Parekh, R.N. Berki

    The Morality of Politics addresses the issues of politics and morality. The book asks the questions, has politics got a moral basis? Has morality anything to do with politics? Comprised of a collection of unique essays, the book looks at the idea that politics shies away from the discussing the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Foucault's Politics of Philosophy

    Power, Law, and Subjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Sandro Chignola

    Oriented around the theme of a ‘politics of philosophy’, this book tracks the phases in which Foucault’s genealogy of power, law, and subjectivity was reorganized during the 14 years of his teaching at the College de France, as his focus shifted from sovereignty to governance. This theme, Sandro…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
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    Law and Politics

  • Law, Obligation, Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Matthews, Scott Veitch

    Against an ever-expanding and diversifying ‘rights talk’, this book re-opens the question of obligation from not only legal but also ethical, sociological and political perspectives. Its premise is that obligation has a primacy ahead of rights, because rights attach to practices and modes of being…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07 
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    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Autonomy Unbound

    1st Edition

    By Paul Barry Clarke

    First published in 1999, this volume examines how the question of autonomy has come to be of recent interest in political theory. The author argues that autonomy goes deep into the Western consciousness and is a part of our very mode of being. He suggests that while autonomy is not universal,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

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