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  • Remaking Participation

    Science, Environment and Emergent Publics

    Edited by Jason Chilvers, Matthew Kearnes

    Changing relations between science and democracy – and controversies over issues like climate change, energy transitions, genetically modified organisms, and smart technologies - have led to a proliferation of new spaces of public participation and engagement. While most existing approaches adopt…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Reading Marx in the Information Age

    A Media and Communication Studies Perspective on Capital, Volume 1

    By Christian Fuchs

    This book is a comprehensive guide to Marx’s most important and groundbreaking work. Renowned Marxist scholar Christian Fuchs provides a thorough, chapter-by-chapter introduction to Capital Volume 1 that assists undergraduate and postgraduate readers in making sense of Marx in the information age,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Identity Troubles

    An Introduction

    By Anthony Elliott

    In our turbulent world of global flows and digital transformations pervasive identity crises and self-reinvention have become increasingly central to everyday life. In this fascinating book, Anthony Elliott shows how global transformations – the new electronic economy, digital worlds,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge

  • A Sociology of Knowledge of European Integration

    The Social Sciences in the Making of Europe

    Edited by Rebecca Adler-Nissen, Kristoffer Kropp

    This book addresses the important but understudied question of how social scientific knowledge is entangled in the process of European integration. More specifically, it provides the first systematic introduction to a sociology of knowledge approach to European integration and demonstrates the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Journal of European Integration Special Issues

  • Distributive Justice Debates in Political and Social Thought

    Perspectives on Finding a Fair Share

    Edited by Camilla Boisen, Matthew C. Murray

    Who has what and why in our societies is a pressing issue that has prompted explanation and exposition by philosophers, politicians and jurists for as long as societies and intellectuals have existed. It is a primary issue for a society to tackle this and these answers have been diverse. This…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Ideocracies in Comparison

    Legitimation – Cooptation – Repression

    Edited by Uwe Backes, Steffen Kailitz

    Ideocracies, or ideological dictatorships, such as the "Third Reich", the Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China have, much more than any other kinds of autocracy, characterized the history of the 20th century. Despite their undeniable loss of significance, ideocracies have not disappeared…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • John G. Gunnell

    History, Discourses and Disciplines

    Edited by Christopher C. Robinson

    Over the course of a long and distinguished career, John Gunnell has compelled political theorists to rethink their relation to Political Science, the history of political thought, the philosophy of social science and political reality. Drawing together some of the key works of this prolific…

    Hardback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

  • Civil Disobedience and Deliberative Democracy

    By William Smith

    Civil disobedience is a public, nonviolent, conscientious yet political act, contrary to law, carried out to communicate opposition to law and policy of government. This book presents a theory of civil disobedience that draws on ideas associated with deliberative democracy. This book explores the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Anarchist Imagination

    Anarchism Encounters the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Edited by Carl Levy, Saul Newman

    This a a broad ranging introduction to 21st century anarchism which includes a wide array of theoretical approaches as well as a variety of empirical and geographical perspectives. The book demonstrates how this vibrant and often controversial ideology has influenced the humanities and social…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Politics and Suicide

    The Philosophy of Political Self-destruction

    By Nicholas Michelsen

    Politics and Suicide argues that whilst the historical lineage of suicidal politics is recognised, the fundamental significance of autodestruction to the political remains under examined. It contends that practices like suicide-bombing do not simply embody a strange or abnormal ‘suicidal’…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Non-State Challenges in a Re-Ordered World

    The Jackals of Westphalia

    Edited by Stefano Ruzza, Anja P Jakobi, Charles Geisler

    There is a sprawling scholarship on violence, crime, and corrupt state rule; yet few have interpreted these challenges as transformative at the global scale and as a potential source of alternative, non-state, legitimacy. This volume challenges "Westphalian conservativism" in a provocative yet…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • Marxism, Ideology and Religion

    Themes from David McLellan

    Edited by David Bates, Iain MacKenzie, Sean Sayers

    As austerity measures are put into place the world over and global restructuring is acknowledged by all as an attempt to bolster the economic system that lead to the crash, there is a great need to come to grips with the economic, political and philosophical legacy of Marx. Of particular interest…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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