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  • An Introduction to Global Studies

    1st Edition

    By Tuo Cai, Zhenye Liu

    Since the 1950s, globalization has been an increasingly irresistible trend and one that has exerted a tremendous impact on the political, economic, military, environmental, and social fortunes of mankind – and yet, existing theories in humanities and social sciences have been fundamentally built…

    Hardback – 2020-04-24 
    China Perspectives

  • Consciousness and the Neoliberal Subject

    A Theory of Ideology via Marcuse, Jameson and Žižek, 1st Edition

    By Jon Bailes

    Consciousness and the Neoliberal Subject outlines a theory of ideological function and a range of ideological positions according to which individuals rationalise and accept socio-economic conditions in advanced consumer capitalist societies. Through a critical examination of the social and…

    Hardback – 2020-04-23 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Russia in the Middle East and North Africa

    Continuity and Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chiara Lovotti, Eleonora Tafuro Ambrosetti, Christopher Hartwell, Aleksandra Chmielewska

    After decades of intense interest and rivalry with the USA, the end of the Cold War and the dismantling of the USSR officially marked a period of significant retreat of the new Russia from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). However, with Russia’s economic recovery and the entrenchment of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-17 

  • Theory as Ideology in International Relations

    The Politics of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Martill, Sebastian Schindler

    Are theoretical tools nothing but political weapons? How can the two be distinguished from each other? What is the ideological role of theories like liberalism, neoliberalism, or democratic theory? And how can we study the theories of actors from outside the academic world? This book examines these…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Populist Radical Left Parties in Western Europe

    1st Edition

    By Marco Damiani

    This book provides a comparative analysis and a systemic categorization of the Populist Radical Left Parties (PRLPs) in Western Europe. Institutional and socio-economic aspects have transformed the political culture of many modern democracies, leading to the creation of radical left-wing parties…

    Hardback – 2020-03-06 

  • Going beyond Parochialism and Fragmentation in the Study of International Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yong-Soo Eun

    International Relations (IR), as a discipline, is a western dominated enterprise. This has led to calls to broaden the scope and vision of the discipline by embracing a wider range of histories, experiences, and theoretical perspectives – particularly those outside the Anglo-American core of the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis

    3 Volume Set, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan Turner, Hannah Wolf, Gregor Fitzi, Juergen Mackert

    Urban Change and Citizenship in Times of Crisis addresses the fact that in the beginning of the twenty-first century the majority of the world’s population is urbanized, a social fact that has turned cities more than ever into focal sites of social change. Multiple economic and political strategies…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 

  • NGOs, Knowledge Production and Global Humanist Advocacy

    The Limits of Expertise, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Markland

    NGOs, Knowledge Production and Global Humanist Advocacy is an empirically and theoretically rich account of how international non-governmental organisations produce knowledge of and formulate understandings about the world around them. The author applies critical and sociological perspectives to…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • The Spectacle of Critique

    From Philosophy to Cacophony, 1st Edition

    By Tom Boland

    Far from being the preserve of a few elite thinkers, critique increasingly dominates public life in modernity, leading to a cacophony of accusation and denunciation around all political issues. The technique of unmasking ‘power’ or ‘hegemony’ or ‘ideology’ has now been adopted across the political…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Discourse on Rights in India

    Debates and Dilemmas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bijayalaxmi Nanda, Nupur Ray

    This book is a compelling examination of the theoretical discourse on rights and its relationship with ideas, institutions and practices in the Indian context. By engaging with the crucial categories of class, caste, gender, region and religion, it draws attention to the contradictions and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • Dipesh Chakrabarty and the Global South

    Subaltern Studies, Postcolonial Perspectives, and the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saurabh Dube, Sanjay Seth, Ajay Skaria

    Over the last four decades, Dipesh Chakrabarty’s astonishingly wide-ranging scholarship has elaborated a range of important issues, especially those of modernity, identity, and politics – in dialogue with postcolonial theory and critical historiography – on global and planetary scales. All of this…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19
    Postcolonial Politics

  • International Relations as Politics among People

    Hermeneutic Encounters and Global Governance, 1st Edition

    By Hannes Hansen-Magnusson

    Pioneering a hermeneutic methodology for analyses of global governance, this is the first monograph that makes Hans-Georg Gadamer’s and Paul Ricœur’s hermeneutic philosophy relevant for global politics research. Drawing on the concept of "horizon" as the element that captures the dynamics of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

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