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  • EU Human Rights and Democratization Policies

    Achievements and Challenges

    Edited by Felipe Gómez Isa, Cristina Churruca, Jan Wouters

    Though the EU has tried to place human rights and democracy at the heart of its external action, there are serious concerns about its capacity to have a significant impact on the situation of human rights and human rights defenders as well as on the democratization processes taking place in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18 
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Testifying to Trauma

    The Codification of Atrocity in Humanitarian Law

    By Kirsten Campbell, Hannah Starman, Sari Wastell

    How do genocide and war crimes survivors become legal witnesses? Some fifty years after the criminal prosecutions of the Nuremberg and Tokyo Tribunals of World War Two, we have yet to fully understand how law codifies the traumas of genocides and war crimes. This problem has taken on a new…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 

  • The Ethics of Immigration

    An Introduction

    By Adam Hosein

    The Ethics of Immigration: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of immigration. Addressing important questions such as: Can states claim a right to control their borders and if so to what extent? How can you determine which…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    The Ethics of ...

  • 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 – 2018-07-15 

  • The Politics of Water in the Art and Festivals of Medici Florence

    From Neptune Fountain to Naumachia

    By Felicia M. Else

    The first book to tell the dynamic story of one dynasty’s struggle with water, to control its flow and manage its representation, this interdisciplinary study pivots on two well-known water-related Medici creations, Bartolomeo Ammannati's Neptune Fountain (1560-1574) in the Piazza della Signoria,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Foucault's Politics of Philosophy

    Power, Law, and Subjectivity

    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 focused shifted from sovereignty to governance. This theme, Sandro…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Law and Politics

  • The Lesbian Revolution

    Lesbian Feminism in the UK 1970-1990

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    The Lesbian Revolution argues that lesbian feminists were a vital force in the Women’s Liberation Movement (WLM). They did not just play a fundamental role in the important changes wrought by second wave feminism, but created a powerful revolution in lesbian theory, culture and practice. Yet…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Global Climate Change and the Pursuit of a Public Philosophy

    By Idil Boran

    As the world moves forward on a new path set by the Paris Agreement, the philosophical debate on climate change finds itself in a precarious position. Up until this time philosophy has remained ineffective in engaging the political process of building the global climate effort. The limitation lies…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Moral Obligations and Sovereignty in International Relations

    A Genealogy of Humanitarianism

    By Andrea Paras

    This project examines the history of humanitarianism in international relations by tracing the relationship between transnational moral obligation and sovereignty from the 16th century to the present. It answers the question: how has contemporary humanitarianism become the dominant framework for…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Global Institutions

  • A History of Italian Colonialism 1900-1934

    By Giuseppe Finaldi

    This book, part two of Giuseppe Finaldi’s sweeping account of Italian colonialism studies its history from the turn of the 20th century to the early 1930s. The book engages with a period of huge social, political and cultural change resulting in a new dynamism on the African and expansionist front.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Empires in Perspective

  • Critical Indigenous Rights Studies

    Edited by Giselle Corradi, Koen de Feyter, Ellen Desmet

    This edited volume explores new directions in research on indigenous peoples and their rights. The book proposes a move towards a field of ‘critical indigenous rights studies’, characterised by taking a realist (as opposed to an idealised) approach towards indigenous peoples combined with an…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Rawls’ A Theory of Justice

    By Veronique Munoz-Darde, Thomas Sinclair

    John Rawls is regarded as the most important political philosopher of the twentieth century. His seminal work, A Theory of Justice, transformed the study of political philosophy and shaped the political thought of a generation. Rawls on Justice demystifies this difficult text by introducing and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

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