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  • Arendt Contra Sociology

    Theory, Society and its Science, 1st Edition

    By Philip Walsh

    Hannah Arendt is today widely regarded today as a political theorist, who sought to rescue politics from society, and political theory from the social sciences. But this view has had the effect of distracting attention from many of Arendt's most important insights concerning the constitution of…

    Hardback – 2015-02-10

  • Being Human in a Consumer Society

    1st Edition

    By Alejandro Néstor García Martínez

    This book offers a new perspective on sociological studies of the consumer society, introducing neglected normative questions relating to the good life and human flourishing - subjects more commonly discussed in fields of moral, political, and social philosophy. With attention to a wide range of…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Michael A. Weinstein

    Action, Contemplation, Vitalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert L. Oprisko, Diane Rubenstein

    This book is a major reassessment of Michael Weinstein’s political philosophy. It situates his singular contribution, designated as "critical vitalism," in the context of both canonical American and contemporary continental theory. Weinstein is presented as a philosopher of life and as an American…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression

    Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marina A.L. Oshana

    Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression addresses the impact of social conditions, especially subordinating conditions, on personal autonomy. The essays in this volume are concerned with the philosophical concept of autonomy or self-governance and with the impact on relational autonomy of the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-06
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Between Truth and Freedom

    Rousseau and our contemporary political and educational culture, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Wain

    This book engages in a broad reading of Rousseau’s writings on educational and political thought in order to explore and address the competing demands of the enculturation and individuation of the young in Western societies. Although Rousseau’s Emile has been frequently utilised in educational…

    Hardback – 2014-11-24
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Republicanism in Northeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Leigh Jenco

    As rapid economic development brings increasing uncertainty in East Asia, interest in a new version of republicanism, termed iscalled neo-Roman republicanism, is growing across the region. Conceptualized as liberty as non-domination, this new form of republicanism has inspired not only Western but…

    Hardback – 2014-11-20
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

  • Hayek and Popper

    On Rationality, Economism, and Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Mark Notturno

    Karl Popper and Friedrich von Hayek are remembered as two of the twentieth century’s greatest proponents of open society. However, over the years, Hayek’s ideas have tended to be favoured over Popper’s in both academic and political discussions. This book aims to improve understanding of Popper’s…

    Hardback – 2014-11-03
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Secularism, Religion, and Politics

    India and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Losonczi, Walter Van Herck

    This book highlights the relationship between the state and religion in India and Europe. It problematizes the idea of secularism and questions received ideas about secularism. It also looks at how Europe and India can learn from each other about negotiating religious space and identity in this…

    Hardback – 2014-10-27
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • Dalits in Neoliberal India

    Mobility or Marginalisation?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clarinda Still

    India’s economic growth has brought opportunities for many but to what extent has it benefitted its ethnically-shaped underclass: the Dalits? Have Dalits fared better in a neoliberal India or have structural economic and social changes served to magnify Dalit disadvantage? This volume offers a…

    Hardback – 2014-08-08
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Cosmopolitanism and the Legacies of Dissent

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Caraus, Camil Alexandru Parvu

    The core idea shared by all cosmopolitan views is that all human beings belong to a single community and the ultimate units of moral concern are individual human beings, not states or particular forms of human associations. Nevertheless, the attempts to ground a political theory on overarching…

    Hardback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Just War and the Ethics of Espionage

    1st Edition

    By Darrell Cole

    The War on Terror has raised many new, thorny issues of how we can determine acceptable action in defense of our liberties. Western leaders have increasingly used spies to execute missions unsuitable to the military. These operations, which often result in the contravening of international law and…

    Hardback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Against Old Europe

    Critical Theory and Alter-Globalization Movements, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Schlembach

    In the wake of the Iraq war, the term Old Europe was appropriated by politicians, civil society and social movement actors alike to rally in defence of supposedly social and civilized values against the perceived predatory forces of American finance. Against Old Europe sheds light on the social…

    Hardback – 2014-07-28

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