Political Theory Products

  • Nature, Liberty and Dystopia

    On the Moral Significance of Nature for Human Freedom

    By Piers H.G. Stephens

    This new fascinating study is grounded in the history of modern political ideas to illuminate how nature may be regarded as a touchstone of liberty in political thought. Piers Stephens skilfully argues that the genre of utopias and dystopias is the key modern example of popular…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Environmental Politics

  • Migration and Political Theory

    By David Owen

    Migration is both a political topic that is growing in importance under contemporary conditions of global transformation and an issue that raises important and difficult questions for political theory. This book is designed to address these questions by providing both an analytical introduction to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Issues in Contemporary Political Theory

  • Interpreting Racial Politics in the United States

    By Ronald Schmidt, Sr.

    Few subjects of social scientific inquiry need interpretive analysis more than the topic of racial politics, yet most U.S. political science employs a narrowly behavioralist orientation. This book argues that it is time for political scientists studying race to engage the issues that generate its…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

  • Capitalizing on Political Disagreement

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy

    By Julian Muller

    In a discipline such as political philosophy, disagreement about facts and norms is seen as a problem not only of pure theory, but also as a predicament that fundamentally endangers the stability of society. Not surprisingly, then, philosophers regard the pervasive political disagreements in modern…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Deleuze, Guattari, and the Philosophy of Freedom

    Freedom’s Refrains

    Edited by Dorothea Olkowski, Eftichis Pirovolakis

    This volume addresses the issue of freedom in the philosophy of Deleuze and Guattari. This is all the more challenging in that Deleuze-Guattari almost never use the term freedom, preferring instead, the concept of the refrain. The essays collected in the volume show that freedom has been understood…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 

  • Politics

    A Unified Introduction to How Democracy Works

    By Ian Budge

    How do we understand how democracy works in an era of big data, make sense of quantitative evidence across thousands of studies, and unpick conflicting explanations and ambiguous statistical relationships? Globalization has moved the goalposts for political science, from a focus on politics within…

    Paperback – 2019-02-25 

  • Escapism in Contemporary Capitalism

    Take the long way home

    By Greg Sharzer

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 

  • Routledge Handbook of Critical International Relations

    Edited by Jenny Edkins

    Critical international relations is both firmly established and rapidly expanding, and this Handbook offers a wide-ranging survey of contemporary research. It affords insights into exciting developments, more challenging issues, and less prominent topics, examining debates around questions of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 

  • American Social Theory

    By Charles Lemert

    Due to the importance of philosophy in the Enlightenment, European social theory has dominated discourses of theory to the present day. Yet, looking deeper, Americans have made important contributions from very different social and cultural perspectives. Drawing from Euro and American traditions…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 

  • Radical Utopianism and Cultural Studies

    On Refusing to be Realistic

    By John Storey

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 

  • Rethinking Borders

    Globalization, Bordering, Connectivity

    By Anthony Cooper

    The recent acceleration of transnationalising tendencies has brought about an increasing degree of institutional interest in borders. In this work, Cooper argues that border studies lacks a general approach to border theory and seeks to put forward a new and more productive framework within…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • Justice and World Order

    Reassessing Richard Falk's Scholarship and Advocacy

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, Henry F. Carey

    This volume seeks to critically assess the work of Richard A. Falk. Falk’s work has spanned nearly six decades. In numerous books, articles and opinion pieces, he has addressed key issues at the intersections of international law and relations. More specifically, Falk has offered powerful insights…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 

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