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  • Separatist Violence in South Asia

    A comparative study

    By Matthew J. Webb

    Since decolonization began in the late 1940s, a series of often lengthy and destructive separatist insurgencies have imposed severe financial, economic and human costs upon the states of South Asia. Previous analyses of these conflicts have typically focussed upon the parent state or separatist…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Dynamics of Culture

    By J. Zvi Namenwirth, Robert Philip Weber

    This book, first published in 1987, is a landmark contribution to macrosociology that extends the tradition of Sorokin, Durkheim, Marx, Weber and other founders of the discipline in new and exciting directions. Using their innovative content analysis methodology to examine American and British…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • The Ethics of Military Privatization

    The US Armed Contractor Phenomenon

    By David M. Barnes

    This book explores the ethical implications of using armed contractors, taking a consequentialist approach to this multidisciplinary debate. While privatization is not a new concept for the U.S. military, the public debate on military privatization is limited to legal, financial, and pragmatic…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Political Thought

    Edited by Paige Johnson Tan

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Political Thought is a wide-ranging resource covering Asian Thought from classical to contemporary times. The contributions represent the latest debates in scholarship, covering both standard and cutting edge interpretations of the great schools of thoughts as well as…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Ethics of Hospitality

    By Daniel Innerarity

    The source of hospitality lies in the fundamental ethical experiences that make up the fabric of the social lives of people. Therein lies a primary form of humanity. Whether we are guests or hosts, this reveals our situation in a world made up of receiving and meeting, leaving room for the liberty…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Law and Resistance

    Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial

    By Awol Allo

    Taking Michel Foucault’s genealogical analysis of power and resistance as its starting point, the book asks, from below, is there something in the very nature of law – that is, in its discursive and institutional dynamics, in its spatial, material, and temporal coordinates; in its own conceptual…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Virtual Democracies

    Social Media and Democratization of the Public Sphere in the Arab World

    By Leila DeVriese

    The Arab Spring raises many important questions about modern mass communication; how has social media changed contentious politics? To what extent have Information and Communication Technologies in general and social media specifically contributed to the democratization of the public sphere? Has…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Sociology and Critique in the Neoliberal Age

    By Pauline Johnson

    In the face of the reversals of the welfare state that have been brought about as neoliberalism has taken hold and identified capitalism with modernity itself, this book explores the issues faced by contemporary sociology in articulating a critique of neoliberalism. Advancing the view that…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Statebuilding and State Formation in the Western Pacific

    Solomon Islands in Transition?

    Edited by Matthew Allen, Sinclair Dinnen

    This book provides a rigorous and cross-disciplinary analysis of this Melanesian nation at a critical juncture in its post-colonial and post-conflict history, with contributions from leading scholars of Solomon Islands. The notion of ‘transition’ as used to describe the recent drawdown of the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Patrick Henry

    Proclaiming a Revolution

    By John A. Ragosta

    Often referred to as "the voice of the Revolution," Patrick Henry played a vital role in helping to launch the revolt of the American colonies against British rule. An early and compelling Revolutionary orator, Henry played an active part in the debates over the founding of the United States. As a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Richard E. Flathman

    Situated Concepts, Virtuosity Liberalism and Opalescent Individuality

    Edited by P.E. Digeser

    Richard E. Flathman is a ground-breaking theorist of key political concepts, a fierce defender of individuality, a close and original reader of Hobbes and an advocate of a willful conception of liberalism. In this volume P E Digeser draws together some of his key works. The collection is framed by…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

  • The Social Psychology of Everyday Politics

    Edited by Caroline Howarth, Eleni Andreouli

    The Social Psychology of Everyday Politics examines the ways in which politics permeates everyday life, from the ordinary interactions we have with others to the sense of belonging and identity developed within social groups and communities. Discrimination, prejudice, inclusion and social change,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge

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