Modern Political Theory Products

  • Strange Gods

    Legal Theology and the ‘Modernity’ of Law

    By Peter Fitzpatrick

    Strange Gods provides a genealogy of modern law as a secular theology, calling into question the received ideas that modern law is radically different from its religious antecedents, and that modernity involved a repudiation of theological concepts. Peter Fitzpatrick charts the lineage of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Public Policy and the Neo-Weberian State

    Edited by Stanisław Mazur, Piotr Kopycinski

    The neo-Weberian state constitutes an attempt to combine the Weberian model of administration with the principles laid down during the retreat from the bureaucratic management paradigm (new public management and public governance). The concept of neo-Weberian state involves changing the model of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Commemorative Spaces of the First World War

    Historical Geographies at the Centenary

    Edited by James Wallis, David C. Harvey

    This is the first book to bring together an interdisciplinary, theoretically engaged and global perspective on the First World War through the lens of historical and cultural geography. Reflecting the centennial interest in the conflict, the collection explores the relationships between warfare and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • The Cultural Contradictions of Anti-Capitalism

    The Liberal Spirit and the Making of Western Radicalism

    By Daniel Fletcher

    Does contemporary anti-capitalism tend towards, as Slavoj Žižek believes, nihilism, or does it tend towards, as Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri believe, true egalitarian freedom? Within The Cultural Contradictions of Anti-Capitalism, Fletcher presents an answer that manages to tend towards both…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Order Wars and Floating Balance

    How the Rising Powers Are Reshaping Our Worldview in the Twenty-First Century

    By Andreas Herberg-Rothe, Key-young Son

    A sense of order has irreversibly retreated at the turn of the twenty-first century with the rise of such ancient civilizations as China and India and the militant resurgence of Islamic groups. The United States and like-minded states want to maintain the once-dominant international and global…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Epistemic Liberalism

    A Defence

    By Adam James Tebble

    In the wake of what has come to be called the ‘cultural turn’, it is often asked how the state should respond to the different and sometimes conflicting justice claims made by its citizens and what, ultimately, is the purpose of justice in culturally diverse societies. Building upon the work of a…

    Paperback – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Thought of Bernard Stiegler

    Capitalism, Technology and the Politics of Spirit

    By Ross Abbinnett

    This book provides a comprehensive account of the work of Bernard Stiegler, one of the most influential living social and political philosophers of the twenty-first century. Focusing on Stiegler’s thought on hyperindustrial society and the development of technological systems through which the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Dynamics of Change in the European Union

    Edited by Daniel Naurin, Anne Rasmussen

    Agreements concerning inter-institutional rules in the treaties of the European Union often give rise to reactions and processes of adaptation within the EU institutions. Recent literature on EU legislative politics has increasingly examined decision-making within the EU institutions, but has…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    West European Politics

  • Fred Dallmayr

    Critical Phenomenology, Cross-cultural Theory, Cosmopolitanism

    Edited by Farah Godrej

    Fred Dallmayr’s work is innovative in its rethinking of some of the central concepts of modern political philosophy, challenging the hegemony of a modern “subjectivity” at the heart of Western liberalism, individualism and rationalism, and articulating alternative voices, claims and ideas. His…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

  • Public Policy and the Neo-Weberian State

    Edited by Piotr Kopycinski

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • China and EU

    Reform and Governance

    Edited by Jing Men, Annika Linck

    Reform and governance are of vital interest to both the People’s Republic of China and the European Union (EU). China is facing demographic and environmental challenges and has been experiencing a rapid economic transition. The social tensions arising from these challenges call for a governance…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Accumulation

    The Material Politics of Plastic

    Edited by Jennifer Gabrys, Gay Hawkins, Mike Michael

    From food punnets to credit cards, plastic facilitates every part of our daily lives. It has become central to processes of contemporary socio-material living. Universalised and abstracted, it is often treated as the passive object of political deliberations, or a problematic material demanding…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    CRESC

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