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  • Introduction to International Political Economy

    7th Edition

    By David N. Balaam, Bradford Dillman

    In a revolutionary revision of this best-selling text, David Balaam and Bradford Dillman show how the postwar world order is at once under threat and yet resilient. This classic text surveys the theories, institutions, and relationships that characterize IPE and highlights them in the context of a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-15 

  • Governance and Constitutionalism

    Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality

    Edited by Bogdan Iancu, Elena Simina Tănăsescu

    This collection studies the rise of neutral bodies as a challenge to the constitutional paradigm of the nation state. Administrative entities such as commissions, agencies, councils, authorities or ‘independent agencies’ as they are sometimes known, are relatively autonomous from majoritarian…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Listening To/For Silence

    Cross Disciplinary Approaches and Framings of Silence, Political Power and Agency

    Edited by Sophia Dingli, Thomas N. Cooke

    The notion of ‘silence’ has come to imply the absence of voice in political life and as such, tends to be scholastically prescribed as the antithesis of political power and political agency, however silence plays an important role in conceptualising and analysing modern political space. …

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 

  • Routledge Handbook of Critical International Relations

    Edited by Jenny Edkins

    Critical international relations is both firmly established and rapidly expanding, this Handbook offers a wide-ranging survey of contemporary research in critical international politics spanning feminism, poststructuralism, interpretative approaches, postcolonialism, psychoanalysis, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 

  • Distributive Politics in Malaysia

    Maintaining Authoritarian Party Dominance

    By Hidekuni Washida

    This book provides a systematic analysis of the fragile dominance of the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition in Malaysia. The BN coalition has attracted attention as a key example of an authoritarian dominant party regime that has successfully maintained its own stability. Its sustained…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Politics in Asia

  • War on the Body

    Rethinking the Ethics of War

    By Laura Guillaume

    This book explores the issues associated with thinking the body at war. Ultimately, it reframes the relationship between the body and war by suggesting a new way of thinking about what ‘the body’ is, and consequently how we can consider it in relation to war. Although ‘the body’ may appear to be an…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 

  • Discourse Before Democracy

    By Richard D. Anderson, Jr.

    In a democracy candidates compete to draw voters to the polls by campaigning with messages composed in a language that the voter finds familiar and even banal. If familiarity encourages voting, could prohibition or restriction of voting result when discourse makes politics seem to be reserved for…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 

  • 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 – 2018-08-28 

  • The Spectacle of Critique

    From Philosophy to Cacophony

    By Tom Boland

    Far from being the preserve of a few elite thinkers, critique increasingly dominates public life in modernity, leading to a cacophony of accusation and denunciation around all political issues. The technique of unmasking ‘power’ or ‘hegemony’ or ‘ideology’ has now been adopted across the political…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 
    Contemporary Liminality

  • History, Imperialism, Critique: New Essays in World Literature

    New Essays in World Literature

    Edited by Asher Ghaffar

    This book examines anti-imperialist thought in European philosophy. It features an international group of both emerging and established scholars who directly respond to Timothy Brennan’s far-reaching call to rethink intellectual histories, literary histories, and the reading habits of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge Research in New Postcolonialisms

  • Ilan Gur-Ze'ev and Education

    Pedagogies of transformation and peace

    By Alexandre Guilherme

    Ilan Gur-Ze'ev, the esteemed Israeli philosopher and educationist, passed away on the 5th of January 2012 at the Italian Hospital in Haifa. He was internationally renowned for his contributions to the fields of critical pedagogy and peace education, which spanned several decades, and remain seminal…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

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