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  • American Hegemony in the 21st Century

    A Neo Neo-Gramscian Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Pass

    Much has been written about the supposed demise of American hegemony and concurrent resurgence of China. Unfortunately, due to epistemological failings, mainstream International Relations literature proves itself unable to move beyond generalisations and comparison of the countries’ respective…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • 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

  • Impossible Knowledge

    Conspiracy Theories, Power, and Truth, 1st Edition

    By Todor Hristov Dechev

    Conspiracy theorists claim impossible knowledge, for example of the doings of a secret world government. Yet they accept this impossible knowledge as truth. In effect, conspiracy theories detach truth from knowledge. Knowledge without power is powerless. And the impossible knowledge claimed by…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Conspiracy Theories

  • Radical Utopianism and Cultural Studies

    On Refusing to be Realistic, 1st Edition

    By John Storey

    In Radical Utopianism and Cultural Studies, John Storey looks at the concept of utopianism from a cultural studies perspective and argues that radical utopianism can awaken the political promise of cultural studies. Between the Preface and the Postscript, there are seven chapters which explore…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge

  • The Lucid Vigil

    Deconstruction, Desire and the Politics of Critique, 1st Edition

    By Stella Gaon

    Stella Gaon provides the first fully philosophical account of the critical nature of deconstruction, and she does so by turning in an original way to psychoanalysis. Drawing on close readings of Freud and Laplanche, Gaon argues that Derridean deconstruction is driven by a normative investment in…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Political Theory

  • Escapism in Contemporary Capitalism

    Take the long way home, 1st Edition

    By Greg Sharzer

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Political Science

    Re-Writing Latin American Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Paulo Ravecca

    In this thought-provoking book, Paulo Ravecca presents a series of interlocking studies on the politics of political science in the Americas. Focusing mainly on the cases of Chile and Uruguay, Ravecca employs different strands of critical theory to challenge the mainstream narrative about the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-12 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Mark Harris

    Despite the fact that the appropriation of land and resources of the so-called New World necessarily involved the dispossession and exploitation (and, sometimes, genocide) of the original inhabitants of colonized nations, it was not until the late twentieth century that Indigenous Peoples attained…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • South Asian Identities

    Assertions and Conflicts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivek Sachdeva, Queeny Pradhan, Anu Venugopalan

    This book examines identity formations and assertion in South Asia. Drawing on history, literature, politics, and sociology, this book explores the different engagements and conflicts throughout the region. It highlights how the shared history of colonialism and partition, communal violence,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge India

  • American Social Theory

    1st Edition

    By Charles Lemert

    Due to the importance of philosophy in the Enlightenment, European social theory has dominated discourses of theory to the present day. Yet, looking deeper, Americans have made important contributions from very different social and cultural perspectives. Drawing from Euro and American traditions…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Borders

    Globalization, Bordering, Connectivity, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Cooper

    The recent acceleration of transnationalising tendencies has brought about an increasing degree of institutional interest in borders. In this work, Cooper argues that border studies lacks a general approach to border theory and seeks to put forward a new and more productive framework within…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • 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

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