Critical Theory Products

  • Capitalizing on Political Disagreement

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Julian F. Müller

    This book poses the question, how can we organize the society in such a way that our disagreement about facts and norms works to the benefit of everyone? In response, it makes the argument for polycentric democracy, a political arrangement consisting of various political units that enjoy different…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Political Philosophy In the Moment

    Narratives of Freedom from Plato to Arendt, 1st Edition

    By Jim Josefson

    Political Philosophy In the Moment uncovers the political power of narrative by both telling and explaining the stories that frame our ability to be "in the moment." In a series of eleven short stories, Jim Josefson presents the history of political philosophy and Hannah Arendt’s alternative, an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Radical Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Uri Gordon, Ruth Kinna

    Successive waves of global protest since 1999 have encouraged leading contemporary political theorists to argue that politics has fundamentally changed in the last twenty years, with a new type of politics gaining momentum over elite, representative institutions. The new politics is frequently…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge

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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Videogames, Popular Culture and World Politics

    1st Edition

    By Nick Robinson

    Videogames matter and they matter for world politics. The aim of this book is to demonstrate the way in which games contribute to the evolution of global politics and to show how global politics contributes to the development of games. Robinson seeks to achieve this in two ways. First, he…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • The Subject of Injustice

    Political Action, Law and Empowerment, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-01 
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Populism and Passions

    Democratic Legitimacy after Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Cossarini, Fernando Vallespín

    There is a consensus that right, and left-wing populism is on the rise on both sides of the Atlantic, from Donald Trump in the United States, to Spain’s leftist Podemos. These may utilize different kinds of populist mobilizations but the fact remains that elite and mass opinion is fuelling a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Post-Truth, Philosophy and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Condello, Tiziana Andina

    In the wake of Brexit and Trump, the debate surrounding post-truth fills the newspapers and is at the center of the public debate. Democratic institutions and the rule of law have always been constructed and legitimized by discourses of truth. And so the issue of ‘post-truth’ or ‘fake truth’ can be…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • The Anarchist Imagination

    Anarchism Encounters the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Levy, Saul Newman

    This is a broad ranging introduction to 21st century anarchism which includes a wide array of theoretical approaches as well as a variety of empirical and geographical perspectives. The book demonstrates how the anarchist imagination has influenced the humanities and social sciences including…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Misogyny, Projective Identification, and Mentalization

    Psychoanalytic, Social, and Institutional Manifestations, 1st Edition

    By Karyne E. Messina

    Misogyny, Projective Identification, and Mentalization looks at how the psychoanalytic concepts of projective identification and mentalization may explain the construction of society and how they have enabled misogyny to be expressed in social, political and institutional settings. Karyne E.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge

  • China and International Theory

    The Balance of Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Chih-yu Shih et al.

    Major IR theories, which stress that actors will inevitably only seek to enhance their own interests, tend to contrive binaries of self and other and ‘inside’ and ‘outside’. By contrast, this book recognizes the general need of all to relate, which they do through various imagined resemblances…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Identities in South Asia

    Conflicts and Assertions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivek Sachdeva, Queeny Pradhan, Anu Venugopalan

    This book examines how identities are formed and expressed in political, social and cultural contexts across South Asia. It is a comprehensive intervention on how, why and what identities have come to be, and takes a closer look at the complexities of their interactions. Drawing on an…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge India

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