Critical Theory Products

  • Guantanamo Matters

    Materialising Post-9/11 Security

    By Elspeth Van Veeren

    Materialising Post-9/11 Security is the first full-length study of the controversial U.S. military detention and interrogation facility which has been in the media spotlight for the past 10 years. While there has been no shortage of comment and some notable academic attention, howver this work…

    Hardback – 2018-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Law and Resistance

    Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial

    By Awol Allo

    Taking Michel Foucault’s genealogical analysis of power and resistance as its starting point, the book asks, from below, is there something in the very nature of law – that is, in its discursive and institutional dynamics, in its spatial, material, and temporal coordinates; in its own conceptual…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Masculinities at the Margins

    Beyond the Hegemonic in the Study of Militaries, Masculinities and War

    Edited by Amanda Chisholm, Joanna Tidy

    Across a rich terrain of empirical and theoretical trajectories, the concept of military masculinity (now understood in its plural as military masculinities) has been a significant conceptual tool in both feminist international relations (IR) and in critical men and masculinities studies…

    Hardback – 2018-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Ecology and Revolution

    Herbert Marcuse and the Challenge of a New World System Today

    By Charles Reitz

    A timely addition to Henry Giroux’s Critical Interventions series, Ecology and Revolution is grounded in the Frankfurt School critical theory of Herbert Marcuse. Its task is to understand the economic architecture of wealth extraction that undergirds today’s intensifying inequalities of class, race…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Political Silence

    Meanings, Functions and Ambiguity

    Edited by Sophia Dingli, Thomas N. Cooke

    The notion of ‘silence’ in politics and international relations has come to imply the absence of voice in political life and as such, tends to be scholastically prescribed as the antithesis of political power and political agency. However, from Emma Gonzales’s 3 minutes of silence as part of her…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Negativity and Democracy

    Marxism and the Critical Theory Tradition

    By Vasilis Grollios

    The current political climate of uncompromising neoliberalism means that the need to study the logic of our culture—that is, the logic of the capitalist system—is compelling. Providing a rich philosophical analysis of democracy from a negative, non-identity, dialectical perspective, Vasilis…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Rethinking Utopia

    Place, Power, Affect

    By David M. Bell

    Over five hundred years since it was named, utopia remains a vital concept for understanding and challenging the world(s) we inhabit, even in – or rather because of – the condition of ‘post-utopianism’ that supposedly permeates them. In Rethinking Utopia David M. Bell offers a diagnosis of the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Liberal Neutrality

    Edited by Robert E. Goodin, Andrew Reeve

    Originally published in 1989 Liberal Neutrality approaches the recommendation of neutrality by confronting the abstract prescription (that we should be neutral) with the implications for particular people and institutions. This not only identifies what neutrality involves logically, but also…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Security State in Pakistan

    Legal Foundations

    By Syed Sami Raza

    The War on Terror has been going on for over a decade and it shows no signs of winding down in near future, a war which has directly contributed to growing security regimes in frontline states. This book focuses on the legal dimensions of the War on Terror and security in Pakistan. It highlights…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Ilan Gur-Ze'ev and Education

    Pedagogies of transformation and peace

    By Alexandre Guilherme

    Ilan Gur-Ze'ev, the esteemed Israeli philosopher and educationist, passed away on the 5th of January 2012 at the Italian Hospital in Haifa. He was internationally renowned for his contributions to the fields of critical pedagogy and peace education, which spanned several decades, and remain seminal…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Subject of Injustice

    Political Action, Law and Empowerment

    By Bethania Assy

    Normative and communitarian traditions define justice either as abstraction or as concretization, and in terms of either universal reason or of particular identity. In both cases, the archetypal morphology of the rule of law reproduces essentially the same representational schema, in which the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Donna Haraway's A Cyborg Manifesto

    By Rebecca Pohl

    Haraway’s ‘Cyborg Manifesto’ is a key postmodern text and is widely taught in many disciplines as one of the first texts to embrace technology from a leftist and feminist perspective using the metaphor of the cyborg to champion a socialist, postmodern, and anti-identitarian politics. Until Haraway’…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

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