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  • Analysis and Activism

    Social and Political Contributions of Jungian Psychology

    Edited by Emilija Kiehl, Mark Saban, Andrew Samuels

    Jungian psychology has taken a noticeable political turn in the recent years, and analysts and academics whose work draws on Jung’s ideas have made internationally recognised contributions in many humanitarian, communal and political contexts. This book brings together a multidisciplinary and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Insuring Life

    Value, Security and Risk

    By Luis Lobo-Guerrero

    This book is a contribution to the scholarly engagement with the wider problem of governing through risk and the politics of uncertainty. It takes life insurance as an empirical site from which to ask: what is the kind of governance created through insurance an instance of, and how does it…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Claus Offe and the Critical Theory of the Capitalist State

    By Jens Borchert, Stephan Lessenich

    Back in 1972, German political sociologist Claus Offe published a book on the Structural Problems of Late Capitalism which, for almost two decades, inspired and stimulated an international and transdisciplinary debate on the role of the state in contemporary capitalism. An academic debate which,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Jürgen Habermas and the European Economic Crisis

    Cosmopolitanism Reconsidered

    Edited by Gaspare M. Genna, Thomas O. Haakenson, Ian W. Wilson

    The European Union entered into an economic crisis in late 2009 that was sparked by bank bailouts and led to large, unsustainable, sovereign debt. The crisis was European in scale, but hit some countries in the Eurozone harder than others. Despite the plethora of writings devoted to the economic…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Post-Politics in Context

    By Ali Riza Taskale

    As disciplines, Politics and International Relations remain dominated by ideas drawn from traditions of liberal internationalism and political realism in which political imagination is preoccupied with command and order, rather than with disruption and emancipation. Yet, they have failed to offer…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • On the Greek Origins of Biopolitics

    A Reinterpretation of the History of Biopower

    By Mika Ojakangas

    This book explores the origins of western biopolitics in ancient Greek political thought. Ojakangas’s argues that the conception of politics as the regulation of the quantity and quality of population in the name of the security and happiness of the state and its inhabitants is as old as…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Neoliberalism

    The Key Concepts

    By Matthew Eagleton-Pierce

    Neoliberalism: The Key Concepts provides a critical guide to a vocabulary that has become globally dominant over the past forty years. The language of neoliberalism both constructs and expresses a particular vision of economics, politics, and everyday life. Some find this vision to be appealing,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Researching War

    Feminist Methods, Ethics and Politics

    Edited by Annick T. R. Wibben

    Researching War provides a unique overview of varied feminist contributions to the study of war through case studies from around the world. Written by well-respected scholars, each chapter explicitly showcases the role of feminist methodological, ethical and political commitments in the research…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Anglo-American Tradition of Liberty

    A View From Europe

    By João Carlos Espada

    João Carlos Espada’s provocative survey of a group of key Anglo-American and European political thinkers argues that there is a distinctive, Anglo-American tradition of liberty that is one of the core pillars of the Free World. Giving a broad overview of the tradition through summaries of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of East European Area Studies

    Edited by Gareth Dale, Katalin Miklossy, Dieter Segert

    Following the end of the Cold War and European Union enlargement, in what sense does Eastern Europe continue to exist as a meaningful geo-political concept? In addressing this question, contributors to this volume—Alex Cistelecan, Robert Bideleux, Katalin Miklóssy and Dieter Segert—tease out the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Colonialism

    (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Shaun Grech

    The mapping, control and subjugation of the human body and mind were core features of the colonial conquest. This book draws together a rich collection of diverse, yet rigorous, papers that aim to expose the presence and significance of disability within colonialism, and how disability remains…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Critical Terrorism Studies

    Edited by Richard Jackson

    This new handbook is a comprehensive collection of cutting-edge essays that investigate the contribution of Critical Terrorism Studies to our understanding of contemporary terrorism and counterterrorism. Terrorism remains one of the most important security and political issues of our time. After 9/…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge

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