Critical Theory Products

  • States of Exception

    Law, History, Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cosmin Cercel, Gian Giacomo Fusco, Simon Lavis

    This book addresses the relevance of the state of exception for the analysis of law; whilst reflecting on the deeper symbolic and jurisprudential significance of the coalescence between law and force. The concept of the state of exception has become a central topos in political and legal philosophy…

    Hardback – 2020-07-16 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • A Marxist Theory of Ideology

    Praxis, Thought and the Social World, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Sau

    This work explores the question of defining ideology from a Marxist perspective. Advancing beyond the schemas of discussion presented in current Marxist literature, the author offers an account of how the concept of ideology should be defined and what role it plays within historical materialism.…

    Hardback – 2020-07-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • On Biopolitics

    An Inquiry into Nature and Language, 1st Edition

    By Marco Piasentier

    In On Biopolitics, Marco Piasentier discusses one of the most persistent questions in biopolitical theory: the divide between nature and language. He attempts to redraw the conceptual map which has traditionally defined the permissible paths to address this question. Taking his cue from Foucault’s…

    Hardback – 2020-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • What is Pluralism?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Volker Kaul, Ingrid Salvatore

    Is pluralism inherent to the human condition? Does it have its origins in the diversity of cultures? Are disagreements among individuals the same as disagreements among societies? Focusing on these critical questions essential to understanding of modern societies, this book traces the origins of…

    Paperback – 2020-06-05 
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • Law and Resistance

    Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial, 1st Edition

    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 – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Dalits

    Past, Present and Future, 2nd Edition

    By Anand Teltumbde

    This book is a comprehensive introduction to Dalits in India from their origin to the present day. Despite a plethora of provisions for affirmative action in the Indian Constitution, Dalits still suffer exclusion on various counts. The book traces the multifarious changes that befell them through…

    Paperback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge India

  • Western Dominance in International Relations?

    The Internationalisation of IR in Brazil and India, 1st Edition

    By Audrey Alejandro

    Since the 1970s, a 'critical' movement has been developing in the humanities and social sciences denouncing the existence of 'Western dominance' over the worldwide production and circulation of knowledge. However, thirty years after the emergence of this promising agenda in International Relations…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Hegel and Contemporary Practical Philosophy

    Beyond Kantian Constructivism, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Gledhill, Sebastian Stein

    While Kantian constructivism has become one of the most influential and systematic schools of thought in analytic moral and political philosophy, Hegelian approaches to practical normativity hold out the promise of building upon Kantian insights into individual self-determination while avoiding…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Human Flourishing, Liberal Theory, and the Arts

    A Liberalism of Flourishing, 1st Edition

    By Menachem Mautner

    This book claims that in addition to autonomy, liberal tradition recognizes human flourishing as an ideal of the good life. There are two versions of the liberalism of flourishing: for one the good life consists in the ability of an individual to develop her intellectual and moral capabilities, and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Theorising Noumenal Power

    Rainer Forst and his Critics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Haugaard, Matthias Kettner

    Theorising Noumenal Power is a critical engagement with Rainer Forst’s theory of what he calls "noumenal power." Forst is the most significant younger generation critical theorist of the Frankfurt School, and his critics include several of the most influential contemporary political power theorists…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10
    Routledge

  • Critical Theory and Social Transformation

    Crises of the Present and Future Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Gerard Delanty

    Critical Theory and Social Transformation provides an exploration of the major themes in critical social theory of recent years. Delanty argues that a critical theory perspective can offer much-needed insights into the pressing socio-political challenges of our time. In this volume, he advances the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-09
    Routledge

  • Towards Sustainable Development

    Essays on System Analysis of National Policy, 1st Edition

    By Khalid Saeed

    First published in 1998, this second edition includes the 10 published essays and 3 working papers collected in the first edition, as well as additional writings on sustainable development penned by Saeed and his students over the subsequent six years. Two of the original working papers were…

    Paperback – 2020-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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