Political Philosophy Products

  • Protest, Property and the Commons

    Performances of Law and Resistance

    By Lucy Finchett-Maddock

    Protest, Property and the Commons focuses on the alternative property narratives of 'social centres', or political squats, and how the spaces and their communities create their own – resistant – form of law. Drawing on critical legal theory, legal pluralism, legal geography, post-structuralism and…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    Social Justice

  • Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties in Western Europe

    Into the Mainstream?

    Edited by Tjitske Akkerman, Sarah L. de Lange, Matthijs Rooduijn

    Radical right-wing populist parties, such as Geert Wilders’ Party for Freedom, Marine Le Pen’s National Front or Nigel Farage’s UKIP, are becoming increasingly influential in Western European democracies. Their electoral support is growing, their impact on policy-making is substantial, and in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Fragile Migration Rights

    Freedom of movement in post-Soviet Russia

    By Matthew Light

    The Soviet Union comprehensively governed the mobility of its citizens by barring emigration and strictly regulating internal migration. In the aftermath of the Soviet collapse, the constitution and laws of the new Russian Federation appeared to herald a complete break with the repressiveness of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Post-Conflict Literature

    Human Rights, Peace, Justice

    Edited by Chris Andrews, Matt McGuire

    This book brings together a variety of perspectives to explore the role of literature in the aftermath of political conflict, studying the ways in which writers approach violent conflict and the equally important subject of peace. Essays put insights from Peace and Conflict Studies into dialog with…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Political Representation

    Roles, representatives and the represented

    Edited by Marc Bühlmann, Jan Fivaz

    In an ideal democracy, representatives would entirely reflect citizens’ views, preferences and wishes in their legislative work. However, real-life democracies do not meet this ideal and citizens’ policy preferences and priorities are mirrored only inadequately. This book provides new insights on…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

  • Indo-Australian Relations

    Encounters beyond the State

    Edited by Philip Darby

    This book explores a range of connections between India and Australia that fall outside the formal diplomacy of the two states. It examines how race, class and gender shape conceptions of the two nations, whose voices are heard and whose are not, and the politics that emerge from sport, culture,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 

  • Un-making Environmental Activism

    towards a politics beyond binaries

    By Doerthe Rosenow

    There has been an increasing public, and academic, interest in questions of political resistance in the social sciences. Scholarly engagement with such questions too often relies on a taken-for-granted set of theoretical assumptions, grounded in familiar perspectives, against which practices of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Democratic Decision-making in the EU

    Technocracy in Disguise?

    By Anne Elizabeth Stie

    This book examines the democratic legitimacy of the European Union (EU) and evaluates the democratic credentials of the EU’s main decision-making procedure. It finds that though there is potential for democratic decision-making in the EU, the actual process is dominated by technocrats and secret…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

  • Europe

    A Nietzschen Perspective

    By Stefan Elbe

    There has been a deliberative, but as yet unsuccessful, attempt by scholars and policy makers to articulate a more meaningful idea of Europe, which would enhance the legitimacy of the European Union and provide the basis for a European identity. Using a detailed analysis of the writings of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Reasonableness in Liberal Political Philosophy

    Edited by Shaun Young

    Previously published as a special issue of the Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, this collection offers a thought-provoking critique of the role of the concept of reasonableness in liberal political theory, focusing on the proposed relationship between reasonableness and the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Essays on Human Rights

    In Honour of Professor Sir Nigel Rodley and Professor Kevin Boyle

    Edited by Geoff Gilbert, Francoise Hampson

    The Delivery of Human Rights reflects on two overlapping issues in international human rights law: how can existing norms be better implemented and effected, and how can other branches of international law or other international actors be used so as to provide an improved delivery of those norms.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Social Democracy in Capitalist Society

    Working-Class Politics in Britain and Sweden

    By Richard Scase

    First published in 1977. This book considers the nature of industrial society, contemporary capitalism and the impact of political ideas on social structure. These ideas are discussed by reference to the impact of social democracy on the structure of capitalist society in a comparative analysis of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 

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