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  • Political Ideologies

    Their Origins and Impact, 12th Edition

    By Leon P. Baradat, John A. Phillips

    Brief and accessible, Political Ideologies follows the evolution of political thought over 300 years. Organized chronologically, this text examines each major ideology within a political, historical, economic, and social context. Leon Baradat's skillful prose is joined by John Phillips’ skillful…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Contemporary American Conservatism

    By Joel D. Aberbach

    Contemporary American conservatism--a mélange of ideas, people, and organizations--is difficult to define; even conservatives themselves are unable to agree about its essential meaning. Yet the conservative movement is well financed, exerts strong influence in the Republican Party, inspires…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Human Sciences and Human Interests

    Integrating the Social, Economic, and Evolutionary Sciences

    By Mikael Klintman

    Within the disciplines of social, economic, and evolutionary science, a proud ignorance can often be found of the other areas’ approaches. This text provides a novel intellectual basis for breaking this trend. Certainly, Human Sciences and Human Interests aspires to open a broad debate about what…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ideals and Ideologies

    A Reader, 10th Edition

    By Terence Ball, Richard Dagger, Daniel I O'Neill

    Ideals and Ideologies: A Reader is a comprehensive compilation of classic and original readings representing all of the major 'isms'. It offers students a generous sampling of key thinkers in different ideological traditions and places them in their historical and political contexts. Used on its…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Hobbes and Kant

    The Role and Consequences of Assumption in Political Theory

    By Chia-Yu Chou

    Rethinking Hobbes and Kant argues that predominant approaches to the theoretical relationship between Hobbes and Kant have reached conclusions that were pre-digested in assumptions about the ‘isms’ which these two writers are propounding. Chou shows how these assumptions have inhibited commentators…

    Hardback – 2016-08-12 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Political and International Theory

  • The Routledge Handbook of Biopolitics

    By Sergei Prozorov, Simona Rentea

    The problematic of biopolitics has become increasingly important in the social sciences. Inaugurated by Michel Foucault’s genealogical research on the governance of sexuality, crime and mental illness in modern Europe, the research on biopolitics has developed into a broader interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08 
    Ashgate

  • Political Ideologies and the Democratic Ideal

    10th Edition

    By Terence Ball, Richard Dagger, Daniel I. O’Neill

    Political Ideologies and the Democratic Ideal analyzes and compares political ideologies to help readers understand individual ideologies, and the concept of ideology, from a political science perspective. This best-selling title promotes open-mindedness and develops critical thinking skills. It…

    Paperback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Crisis in Global Politics

    Edited by Laura Sjoberg

    The global political arena is (again) in a time of crisis. Different sources pay attention to different crises: the Global Financial Crisis, the Debt Crisis, the Crisis of ISIL/Daesh in Iraq and Syria, the Crisis of Israel and Palestine, and the Iran Nuclear Crisis have gotten significant attention…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge

  • John Rawls and the History of Political Thought

    The Rousseauvian and Hegelian Heritage of Justice as Fairness

    By Jeffrey Bercuson

    In this book, Jeffrey Bercuson presents the immense, and yet for the most part unrecognized, influences of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel on John Rawls, the most important political philosopher of the 20th century. While the well-documented influence of Immanuel Kant on…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Race and the Politics of the Exception

    Equality, Sovereignty, and American Democracy

    By Utz McKnight

    The traditional assumption today about race is that it is not political; that it has no political content and is a matter of individual beliefs and attitudes. In Race and the Politics of the Exception, Utz McKnight argues that race is in fact political and defines how it functions as a politics in…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Temporal Boundaries of Law and Politics

    Out of Joint

    Edited by Luigi Corrias, Lyana Francot

    In the last decade, the changing role of time in society has taken centre stage in social theoretical and sociological debate. A prominent, but surely not the only, aspect of this debate hinges on the so-called acceleration of time and its societal consequences. The way in which the experience, and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Critical Transitions of Law and Politics

    By Mariano Croce, Michele Spanò

    This book provides a fresh and accessible overview of the most innovative and challenging theoretical approaches in the field of legal and political studies of the last three decades. To this end, it focuses on four main transformations that are reshaping the intersection of law and politics today:…

    Hardback – 2016-07-30 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

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