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  • Capitalizing on Political Disagreement

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Julian F. Müller

    This book poses the question, how can we organize the society in such a way that our disagreement about facts and norms works to the benefit of everyone? In response, it makes the argument for polycentric democracy, a political arrangement consisting of various political units that enjoy different…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Michael Oakeshott and the Cambridge School on the History of Political Thought.

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Thompson

    This book is a critique of Cambridge School Historical Contextualism as the currently dominant mode of history of political thought, drawing upon Michael Oakeshott’s analysis of the logic of historical enquiry. While acknowledging that the early Cambridge School work represented a considerable…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Classical Marxism in an Age of Capitalist Crisis

    The Past is Prologue, 1st Edition

    By William Briggs

    Will capitalism survive forever? Capitalism has always lived in and with crisis. Wars, revolutions, economic depression and repeated recessions, the threat of nuclear annihilation and ecological disaster have all failed to break the dominance of this economic and political system. Challenging the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-10 
    Routledge India

  • The Law and Politics of Inclusion

    From Rights to Practices of Disidentification, 1st Edition

    By Valeria Venditti

    This book addresses the predicament of political and legal inclusion. On the one hand, inclusion constitutes a powerful framework of political agency, as people can gain access to forms of recognition granting legal protection and social visibility. On the other hand, inclusion requires their…

    Hardback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge

  • Agrarian Marxism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Levien, Michael Watts, Hairong Yan

    This comprehensive volume advances heterodox reconstructions of agrarian Marxism on the occasion of Marx’s 200th birth anniversary. While Marxists have long criticized ‘populists’ for ignoring capitalism and class, populists have charged Marxists with historical determinism. This ongoing debate has…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Alex Broom, Jeremy Moss

    This volume engages with questions of justice and equality, and how these can be achieved in modern society. It explores how theory and research can inform policy and practice to bring about real change in people’s lives, helping readers understand and interrogate patterns and causes of inequality,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • China and International Theory

    The Balance of Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Chih-yu Shih et al.

    Major IR theories, which stress that actors will inevitably only seek to enhance their own interests, tend to contrive binaries of self and other and ‘inside’ and ‘outside’. By contrast, this book recognizes the general need of all to relate, which they do through various imagined resemblances…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Reoccupying the Political

    Transforming and Transgressing Political Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara C. Motta, Jim Jose

    Focusing on the increasing refusal and transgression of politics as normal across the globe, this book examines new forms of democratisation, as people seek to gain control over the decisions and processes affecting their lives. The contributors to this volume challenge the hegemonic truth regimes…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge

  • The Countercultural Logic of Neoliberalism

    1st Edition

    By David Hancock

    Why, since the financial crisis of 2008, has neoliberal capitalism remained seemingly impregnable? Why, when it is shown as no longer capable of delivering on its economic promises does its logic pervade all facets of contemporary life? How has it seduced us? This book examines the seductive appeal…

    Hardback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Thought of Bernard Stiegler

    Capitalism, Technology and the Politics of Spirit, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Critique: Future Imperfect

  • 'Democratic Knowledge' and Knowledge Production

    Preliminary Reflections on Democratisation in North Africa, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • The Relevance of Regions in a Globalized World

    Bridging the Social Sciences-Humanities Gap, 1st Edition

    Edited by Galia Press-Barnathan, Ruth Fine, Arie M. Kacowicz

    This volume provides a unique open inter-disciplinary dialogue across the Humanities and Social Sciences to further our understanding of the phenomenon of regions and regionalism in a globalized world both at the theoretical and empirical levels. What comprises a region? What are the different…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

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