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  • Toleration and Freedom from Harm

    Liberalism Reconceived

    By Andrew Jason Cohen

    Toleration matters to us all. It contributes both to individuals leading good lives and to societies that are simultaneously efficient and just. There are personal and social matters that would be improved by taking toleration to be a fundamental value. This book develops and defends a full account…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Emotions of Menace and Enchantment

    Disgust, Horror, Awe, and Fascination

    By Susan Beth Miller

    Emotions of Menace and Enchantment examines four pivotal human emotions. It explores what defines these emotions, how they interact, and how they impact the experience of self-boundary. All four feelings speak to the boundary around the self, to whether we stiffen that boundary, relax it or worry…

    Paperback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion

    Between Public Reason and Pluralism

    By Camil Ungureanu, Paolo Monti

    What is the place of religion in a pluralist democracy? The continuous presence of religion in the public sphere has raised anew normative and practical issues related to the role of religion in a democratic polity, generating spirited political debates in Western and non-Western contexts.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Democratisation of Myanmar

    By Nehginpao Kipgen

    This topical book studies the process of democratic transition in Myanmar. It outlines the factors that contributed to the political transition in the country and the circumstances in which the transition from military rule of nearly five decades to democracy took place. The author shows how…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • The Ideational Approach to Populism

    Concept, Theory, and Analysis

    Edited by Kirk Hawkins, Ryan Carlin, Levente Littvay, Cristobal Rovira Kaltwasser

    Populist parties and movements are on the rise in Europe and the Americas. New scholarly work suggests that these parties and movements can best be understood in terms of their ideas or discourse, as political organizations that envision a Manichaean struggle between the will of the common people…

    Paperback – 2017-12-10 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Routledge Revivals: The Concept of Socialism (1975)

    Edited by Bhikhu Parekh

    First published in 1975, this book explores the concept of socialism. The contributors to the book, all both socialists and academics, explore the philosophical ideas behind the concept, as well as offering thoughtful analyses of topics such as ‘Division of Labour’ and ‘Women’s Liberation’. Editor…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Occupying Subjectivity

    Being and Becoming Radical in the 21st Century

    Edited by Chris Rossdale

    This book explores a variety of forms of radical political subjectivity. It takes its cue from the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, the Occupy Movement and the European Anti-Austerity Movement, alongside the wider opposition to authoritarian and neoliberal forms of governance…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Compromise and Disagreement in Contemporary Political Theory

    Edited by Christian Rostboll, Theresa Scavenius

    Until recently, discussions of compromise have been largely absent in political theory. However, political theorists have become increasingly interested in understanding the practice and justification of compromise in politics. This interest is connected to the increased concern with pluralism and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Linguistic Justice

    Van Parijs and his Critics

    Edited by Helder De Schutter, David Robichaud

    The world contains over 6000 languages and less than 200 states to accommodate them. This creates the important normative question of how to respond politically to linguistic diversity. What is a just language policy? Are language minorities entitled to language protection? Should language rights…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Creativity and Limitation in Political Communities

    Spinoza, Schmitt and Ordering

    By Ignas Kalpokas

    There is an inherent tension between popular and establishment powers in political communities. With anti-establishment sentiment on the rise across Western democracies, exploring the underpinnings of this dualism and rethinking theories of political life within states is of paramount importance.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Rethinking Political and International Theory

  • Politics and Suicide

    The philosophy of political self-destruction

    By Nicholas Michelsen

    Politics and Suicide argues that whilst the historical lineage of suicidal politics is recognised, the fundamental significance of autodestruction to the political remains under examined. It contends that practices like suicide-bombing do not simply embody a strange or abnormal ‘suicidal’…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Future Freedoms

    Intergenerational Justice, Democratic Theory, and Ancient Greek Tragedy and Comedy

    By Elizabeth K. Markovits

    What do present generations owe the future? In Future Freedoms, Elizabeth Markovits asks readers to consider the fact that while democracy holds out the promise of freedom and autonomy, citizens are always bound by the decisions made by previous generations. Motivated by the contemporary political…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

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