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  • 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
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • 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 – 2019-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • China and EU

    Reform and Governance, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-26 
    Routledge

  • Order Wars and Floating Balance

    How the Rising Powers Are Reshaping Our Worldview in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-26 
    Routledge

  • '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 – 2018-11-23 
    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 – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Acting Politics

    A Critical Sociology of the Political Field, 1st Edition

    By Alfredo Joignant

    Following Bourdieu, this book seeks ‘to think about politics without thinking politically’, advancing the view that politics as conventionally understood does not take place in a social vacuum, but in the context of a certain topography of society that cannot be reduced to formal spaces (such as a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Critique: Future Imperfect

  • The Poetics of International Politics

    Fact and Fiction in Narrative Representations of World Affairs, 1st Edition

    By Milan Babík

    A cutting-edge contribution to the aesthetic turn in international relations scholarship, this book exposes the role of poetic techniques in constituting the reality of international politics. It has two symmetrical goals: to illuminate the nonempirical fictions of factual international relations…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12
    Routledge

  • Heroism and Global Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Veronica Kitchen, Jennifer G. Mathers

    The rhetoric of heroism pervades politics. Political leaders invoke their own heroic credentials, soldiers are celebrated at sporting events, ordinary citizens become state symbols (or symbols of opposition), and high profile celebrities embody a glamorized, humanitarian heroism. Using analytical…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • Modern Dystopian Fiction and Political Thought

    Narratives of World Politics, 1st Edition

    By Adam Stock

    Over the past few years, ‘dystopia’ has become a word with increasing cultural currency. This volume argues that we live in dystopian times, and more specifically that a genre of fiction called "dystopia" has, above others, achieved symbolic cultural value in representing fears and anxieties about…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance

    1st Edition

    By Francescomaria Tedesco

    When talking about his film Salò, Pasolini claimed that nothing is more anarchic than power, because power does whatever it wants, and what power wants is totally arbitrary. And yet, upon examining the murderous capital of modern sovereignty, the fragility emerges of a power whose existence depends…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Jane Mansbridge

    Participation, Deliberation, Legitimate Coercion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa S. Williams

    Jane Mansbridge’s intellectual career is marked by field-shifting contributions to democratic theory, feminist scholarship, political science methodology, and the empirical study of social movements and direct democracy. Her work has fundamentally challenged existing paradigms in both normative…

    Hardback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

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