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  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Naming a Transnational Black Feminist Framework

    Writing in Darkness, 1st Edition

    By K. Melchor Quick Hall

    By writing Black feminist texts into the international relations (IR) canon and naming a common Black feminist praxis, this text charts a path toward a Transnational Black Feminist (TBF) Framework in IR, and outlines why a TBF Framework is a much needed intervention in the field. Situated at the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • The Problem of Value Pluralism

    Isaiah Berlin and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By George Crowder

    Value pluralism is the idea, most prominently endorsed by Isaiah Berlin, that fundamental human values are universal, plural, conflicting, and incommensurable with one another. Incommensurability is the key component of pluralism, undermining familiar monist philosophies such as utilitarianism. But…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Mauritius: A successful Small Island Developing State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Boopen Seetanah, Raja Vinesh Sannassee, Robin Nunkoo

    The economic upturn and performance of Mauritius is a far cry from predictions made in the 1960s. The island’s remarkable economic performance since the 1980s can been attributed to a multitude of factors instrumental to the success of the economy, including structural reforms, outward looking…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14
    Routledge
    Europa Perspectives: Emerging Economies

  • International Relations Narratives

    Plotting World Politics, 1st Edition

    By Riikka Kuusisto

    This book presents an innovative approach to research in International Relations by examining 12 theoretical contributions to the field as competing narrative bids. It demonstrates the pervasive nature of storytelling and considers narratives as a means of causal explanation in the human…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Post-Socialist Political Graffiti in the Balkans and Central Europe

    1st Edition

    By Mitja Velikonja

    This theoretically and empirically grounded book uses case studies of political graffiti in the post-socialist Balkans and Central Europe to explore the use of graffiti as a subversive political media. Despite the increasing global digitisation, graffiti remains widespread and popular, providing…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Southeast European Studies

  • Necrogeopolitics

    On Death and Death-Making in International Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Alphin, François Debrix

    Necrogeopolitics: On Death and Death-Making in International Relations brings together a diverse array of critical IR scholars, political theorists, critical security studies researchers, and critical geographers to provide a series of interventions on the topic of death and death-making in global…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Rethinking Positive and Negative Liberty

    1st Edition

    By Maria Dimova-Cookson

    This book argues that the distinction between positive and negative freedom remains highly pertinent today, despite having fallen out of fashion in the late twentieth century. It proposes a new reading of this distinction for the twenty-first century, building on the work of Constant, Green and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Ever-Changing Sino-Japanese Rivalry

    1st Edition

    By Philip Streich

    What explains the ebb and flow of the Sino-Japanese rivalry? Why do the two states sometimes choose to escalate or de-escalate the rivalry? Does domestic politics play a role? Examining the historic and contemporary relationship between China and Japan through the lens of the interstate rivalry…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

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