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  • The Routledge Guidebook to Paine's Rights of Man

    1st Edition

    By Frances A Chiu

    Upon publication in 1791-92, the two parts of Thomas Paine’s Rights of Man proved to be both immensely popular and highly controversial. An immediate bestseller, it not only defended the French revolution but also challenged current laws, customs, and government. The Routledge Guidebook to Paine’s…

    Paperback – 2020-04-06 
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    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • To Speak as a Judge

    Difference, Voice and Power, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Berns

    First published in 1999, this volume explores the nature of adjudication in the common law tradition from a feminist postmodernist perspective. The author accepts and celebrates the ‘choices’ open to the judge and argues that without choice, judgment cannot be properly judicial. The first full…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • An Introduction to Implicit Bias

    Knowledge, Justice, and the Social Mind, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erin Beeghly, Alex Madva

    Written by a diverse range of scholars, this accessible introductory volume asks: What is implicit bias? How does implicit bias compromise our knowledge of others and social reality? How does implicit bias affect us, as individuals and participants in larger social and political institutions, and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility

    1st Edition

    Edited by Saba Bazargan-Forward, Deborah Tollefsen

    The Routledge Handbook of Collective Responsibility comprehensively addresses questions about who is responsible and how blame or praise should be attributed when human agents act together. Such questions include: Do individuals share responsibility for the outcome or are individuals responsible…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Politics and Recognition

    Towards a New Political Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Adam Chmielewski

    This book outlines a new conception of political aesthetics based on the notion of order as an aesthetic category pertaining to human perception. Engaging with the thought of a range of figures, including Veblen, Honneth, Foucault, Popper and MacIntyre, it explores the nature of political…

    Hardback – 2020-03-20 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Living under Post-Democracy

    Citizenship in Fleetingly Democratic Times, 1st Edition

    By Caleb R. Miller

    When money equates to power and the system is rigged in favor of wealthy elites, why do we still pretend we are living in a democracy? In Living under Post-Democracy, Caleb R. Miller challenges us to admit what we already know: that most of us are effectively powerless over the political decisions…

    Paperback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Theories of Distributive Justice

    Who Gets What and Why, 1st Edition

    By Jeppe von Platz

    How should we design our economic systems? Should we tax the rich at a higher rate than the poor? Should we have a minimum wage? Should the state provide healthcare for all? These and many related questions are the subject of distributive justice, and different theories of distributive justice…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hayek, Economics, and the Epistemology of Politics

    1st Edition

    By Scott Scheall

    F. A. Hayek and the Epistemology of Politics is an exploration of an important problem that has largely been ignored: the problem of policymaker ignorance, and the limits of political epistemology. Scott Scheall explores Hayek’s attitude to the philosophy of science and political philosophy,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

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