Critical Theory Products

  • 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

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

    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 – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Ontological Entanglements, Agency and Ethics in a Global World

    By Laura Zanotti

    While the relevance of ontological commitments for epistemology and methodology in International Relations have been the subject of growing debate for several years, the implications for ethics and political agency of embracing an ontology of entanglement have remained unexplored. This work&…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Critical Theory and the Classical World

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book radically re-examines Europe’s imaginaries of its origin in the ancient Greek world. Extracting central concepts of critical theory in its widest sense - beyond the Frankfurt School - like the human, force, spirit and domination, it allies them to characters, mythologies and motifs in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Utopian Desire

    A Cultural Studies Approach

    By John Storey

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Capitalizing on Political Disagreement

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy

    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 – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Meaning and Melancholia

    Life in the Age of Bewilderment

    By Christopher Bollas

    Meaning and Melancholia: Life in the Age of Bewilderment sees Christopher Bollas apply his creative and innovative psychoanalytic thinking to various contemporary social, cultural and political themes. This book offers an incisive exploration of powerful trends within, and between, nations in the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Coercive Sanctions and International Conflicts

    A Sociological Theory

    By Mark Daniel Jaeger

    Perhaps the most common question raised in the literature on coercive international sanctions is: "Do sanctions work?" Unsurprisingly, the answer to such a sweeping question remains inconclusive. However, even the widely-presumed logic of coercive sanctions – that economic impact translates into…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Claus Offe and the Critical Theory of the Capitalist State

    By Jens Borchert, Stephan Lessenich

    Back in 1972, German political sociologist Claus Offe published a book on the Structural Problems of Late Capitalism which, for almost two decades, inspired and stimulated an international and transdisciplinary debate on the role of the state in contemporary capitalism. An academic debate which,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Routledge Handbook of Critical Terrorism Studies

    Edited by Richard Jackson

    This new handbook is a comprehensive collection of cutting-edge essays that investigate the contribution of Critical Terrorism Studies to our understanding of contemporary terrorism and counterterrorism. Terrorism remains one of the most important security and political issues of our time. After 9/…

    Paperback – 2018-05-05 
    Routledge

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