Modern Political Theory Products

  • John G. Gunnell

    History, Discourses and Disciplines

    Edited by Christopher C. Robinson

    John Gunnell has compelled political theorists to rethink their relation to Political Science, the history of political thought, the philosophy of social science and political reality. His thinking has been shaped by encounters with Heidegger and Plato, Wittgenstein and Austin, the Berkeley School…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

  • Radicalizing Democracy in the Twenty-first Century

    By Jane Mummery

    While the subject of democracy has been explored by philosophers since ancient times, in the last few decades democracy has been taken for granted in the West as the political norm. The issue of democracy as an empty concept in western political discourse and the emergence of radical democracy has…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Michael A. Weinstein

    Action, Contemplation, Vitalism

    Edited by Robert L. Oprisko, Diane Rubenstein

    This book is a major reassessment of Michael Weinstein’s political philosophy. It situates his singular contribution, designated as "critical vitalism," in the context of both canonical American and contemporary continental theory. Weinstein is presented as a philosopher of life and as an American…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Democracy and Justice

    Reading Derrida in Istanbul

    By Agnes Czajka

    Philosophy and politics and theory and practice are neither separate nor separable for Derrida. The relationship between democracy and justice seems of unquestionable importance, with democracy and justice held in tension by deconstruction. This book explores the possibilities offered by Derrida’s…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • The Idea of Nation and its Future in India

    By Shibani Kinkar Chaube

    This volume is a theoretico-empirical study of nations and nationalism on a global scale. It enquires if the idea of the nation, by its own logic, is feasible and whether India fulfils the requirement of nationhood with a reasonable prospect of survival. The monograph engages with the theories of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge India

  • Personal Diplomacy in the EU

    Political Leadership and Critical Junctures of European Integration

    By Roland Vogt

    At a time when the economic troubles and bailouts of Greece and other European economies are casting significant doubt on the future viability of the Eurozone and the EU, it is crucial to examine how the political will necessary to make major changes in the integration process comes about. This…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • The Populist Radical Right

    A Reader

    Edited by Cas Mudde

    The populist radical right is one of the most studied political phenomena in the social sciences, counting hundreds of books and thousands of articles. This is the first reader to bring together the most seminal articles and book chapters on the contemporary populist radical right in western…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Capitalist Alternatives

    Models, Taxonomies, Scenarios

    By Paul Dragos Aligica, Vlad Tarko

    The book's objective is to explore the challenge of thinking methodically - in a theoretically and empirically informed way - about alternative forms of capitalism. What are the most effective ways to conceptualize the existing models of capitalism that have captured the public imagination and are…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • Richard E. Flathman

    Situated Concepts, Virtuosity Liberalism and Opalescent Individuality

    Edited by P.E. Digeser

    Richard E. Flathman is a ground-breaking theorist of key political concepts, a fierce defender of individuality, a close and original reader of Hobbes and an advocate of a willful conception of liberalism. In this volume P E Digeser draws together some of his key works. The collection is framed by…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

  • Gender and Crisis in Global Politics

    Edited by Laura Sjoberg

    The global political arena is (again) in a time of crisis. Different sources pay attention to different crises: the Global Financial Crisis, the Debt Crisis, the Crisis of ISIL/Daesh in Iraq and Syria, the Crisis of Israel and Palestine, and the Iran Nuclear Crisis have gotten significant attention…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge

  • John Rawls and the History of Political Thought

    The Rousseauvian and Hegelian Heritage of Justice as Fairness

    By Jeffrey Bercuson

    In this book, Jeffrey Bercuson presents the immense, and yet for the most part unrecognized, influences of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel on John Rawls, the most important political philosopher of the 20th century. While the well-documented influence of Immanuel Kant on…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • 'Democratic Knowledge' and Knowledge Production

    Preliminary Reflections on Democratisation in North Africa

    Edited by Larbi Sadiki

    Sudden change in North Africa manifested through popular protests followed by the end of authoritarian regimes in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya revitalised the scholarly concern with democracy in the region. Democratisation and democracy received fresh attention in the ‘Arab Spring’. Arab citizens…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge

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