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  • Portuguese Painting at the End of the Ancien Régime c. 1799-1807

    History, Monarchy and the Empire

    By Foteini Vlachou

    Caught in the conflict between France and Great Britain, Portuguese statesmen and diplomats struggled to maintain the country’s elusive neutrality during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Foreign as well as domestic policies were impacted by concerns about the fate of Portugal’s empire and the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The End of Religion

    Toward a Feminist Re-invention of the State

    Edited by Naomi Goldenberg, Kathleen McPhillips

    The End of Religion takes seriously the visionary call by Gayatri Spivak and Judith Butler to re-invent the state devoid of nationalisms and fascisms as a feminist goal. There is a need to challenge the creation and positioning of religion by the state as a protected bastion that is shielded from…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
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  • Human Rights and the Judicialisation of African Politics

    By Peter Brett

    Human Rights and the Judicialisation of African Politics shows readers how central questions in African politics have entered courtrooms over the last three decades, and provides the first transnational explanation for this development. The book begins with three conditions that have made…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
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    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • The Socio-political Ideas of BR Ambedkar

    Liberal constitutionalism in a creative mould

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891-1956), popularly known as Babasaheb stands out for his relentless battle against caste discrimination. A child of his time, Babasaheb however transcended by going beyond the historically-given circumstances. Despite being a Mahar by birth who was a victim of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
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    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • A Crisis of Civility?

    Political Discourse and its Discontents

    Edited by Robert G. Boatright, Timothy J. Shaffer, Sarah Sobieraj, Dannagal Goldthwaite Young

    Political discourse in the United States is particularly toxic at this moment in history. This phenomenon is not restricted to elites: In fact, it infused and inflamed the general populace during the 2016 elections. Reasoned public discourse has suffered at the hands of rising polarization and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
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  • Humanitarian Protection

    Principles, Law and Practice

    By Simon Robins, Majida Rasul

    This volume takes a humanitarian perspective to protection in conflicts and seeks to introduce the what and the how of doing protection work, and the impact of the new humanitarian politics on its practice. Humanitarian protection lies at the heart of the new prominence of humanitarian action: ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 
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  • The Ideational Approach to Populism

    Concept, Theory, and Analysis

    Edited by Kirk Hawkins, Ryan E. Carlin, Levente Littvay, Cristobal Rovira Kaltwasser

    Populism is on the rise in Europe and the Americas. Scholars increasingly understand populist forces in terms of their ideas or discourse, one that envisions a cosmic struggle between the will of the common people and a conspiring elite. In this volume, we advance populism scholarship by proposing…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
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    Extremism and Democracy

  • Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism

    By Yukiko Nishikawa

    While Japanese pacifism is usually seen as a national policy or an ideology rooted in the provision of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, it cannot be adequately understood without grasping Japanese social discourses on peace, war and justice. The perspective of political sociology provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Creative Industries in Hong Kong

    The Global City in China and Asia

    By Grace L K Leung

    The experience of Hong Kong’s creative industries and the challenges they face in the era of globalization serves as an important case study for other Chinese and Asian cities which are actively promoting their creative industries. Hong Kong served as a gateway to China for many decades. The…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
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    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume One

    Montesquieu, Comte, Marx, De Tocqueville and the Sociologists and the Revolution of 1848

    By Raymond Aron

    This is the first part of Raymond Aron's landmark two-volume study of the sociological tradition—arguably the definitive work of its kind. More than a work of reconstruction, Aron's study is, at its deepest level, an engagement with the very question of modernity: How did the intellectual currents…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume 2

    Durkheim, Pareto, Weber

    By Raymond Aron

    This is the second of Raymond Aron's classic two-volume survey of the sociological tradition - arguably the definitive work of its kind. Aron explores the work of three figures who profoundly shaped sociology as it entered the twentieth century: Emile Durkheim, who continued Auguste Comte's quest…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
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    Routledge Classics

  • Queering the Military

    Sexuality in the armed forces

    By Sarah Bulmer

    This book offers a systematic and detailed analysis of the integration of gay and lesbian personnel into state militaries, and the implications of this for feminist scholarship. Existing research in this area has focussed on the prohibition of sexual minorities in militaries and the likely impacts…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Interventions

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