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  • Sociology and Critique in the Neoliberal Age

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Johnson

    In the face of the reversals of the welfare state that have been brought about as neoliberalism has taken hold and identified capitalism with modernity itself, this book explores the issues faced by contemporary sociology in articulating a critique of neoliberalism. Advancing the view that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 

  • Politics

    A Unified Introduction to How Democracy Works, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-04-01 

  • Michael Rogin

    Derangement and Liberalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alyson Cole, George Shulman

    Michael Rogin’s scholarship profoundly altered the scope, content, and disposition of political theory. He reconstituted the field by opening it to an array of texts, performances and methods previously considered beyond the purview of the discipline. As a co-founder of ‘new historicism’ he…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

  • The Intellectual Origins of Modernity

    1st Edition

    By David Ohana

    The Intellectual Origins of Modernity explores the long and winding road of modernity from Rousseau to Foucault, and its roots, which are not to be found in a desire for enlightenment or in the idea of progress but in the Promethean passion of Western man. Modernity is the Promethean passion, the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • American Hegemony in the 21st Century

    A Neo Neo-Gramscian Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Pass

    Much has been written about the supposed demise of American hegemony and concurrent resurgence of China. Unfortunately, due to epistemological failings, mainstream International Relations literature proves itself unable to move beyond generalisations and comparison of the countries’ respective…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The Stigmatization of Conspiracy Theory since the 1950s

    "A Plot to Make us Look Foolish", 1st Edition

    By Katharina Thalmann

    Conspiracy theories are everywhere and everyone is a conspiracy theorist? While this may have once been true in American history, this ground-breaking study challenges some of the widely shared assessments in the scholarship on conspiracy theory about a perceived mainstreaming of conspiracy theory.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-30 
    Conspiracy Theories

  • Conspiracy Theories & Information Operations

    Strategies, Context and Function, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Ventsel, Mari-Liis Madisson

    This book studies how conspiracy theories are applied in different information operations. It explains how various actors (from both public and private sphere) use conspiracy theories for nudging particular topics into the discussions of social media publics, amplifying certain fears…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Conspiracy Theories

  • The Anarchist Imagination

    Anarchism Encounters the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-25 

  • Nature, Liberty and Dystopia

    On the Moral Significance of Nature for Human Freedom, 1st Edition

    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

  • Evolution, Politics and Charisma

    Why do Populists Win?, 1st Edition

    By Elesa Zehndorfer

    Evolution, Politics and Charisma: Why do Populists Win? shines compelling new light on the way in which the systematic targeting and manipulation of human physiology remains a cornerstone of all populist political campaigns. Readers wishing to make sense of the populist juggernauts of Trump and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13 

  • Political Fraternity, Global Justice and Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Àngel Puyol

    Fraternity is a feeling, and a moral quality, but fraternity is also a political concept. The French Revolution proclaimed an ethical and political ideal with its three principles: liberty, equality and fraternity. Since then, western political philosophy has got to great lengths to analyze…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Capitalizing on Political Disagreement

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy, 1st Edition

    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

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