Critical Theory Products

  • Re-Living the Global City

    Global/Local Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Eade, Chris Rumford

    Living the Global City (1996) was a landmark text in the field of Global Studies, offering an analysis of globalization and global/local processes by focussing on specific issues and themes which include community, culture, milieu, socioscapes and sociospheres, microglobalization, poverty,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

  • Un-making Environmental Activism

    Beyond Modern/Colonial Binaries in the GMO Controversy, 1st Edition

    By Doerthe Rosenow

    Much environmental activism is caught in a logic that plays science against emotion, objective evidence against partisan aims, and human interest against a nature that has intrinsic value. Radical activists, by contrast, play down the role of science in determining environmental politics, but read…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Re-Grounding Cosmopolitanism

    Towards a Post-Foundational Cosmopolitanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Caraus, Elena Paris

    Leading experts and rising stars in the field explore whether cosmopolitanism becomes impossible in the theoretical framework that assumed the absence of a final ground. The questions that the volume addresses refer exactly to the foundational predicament that characterizes cosmopolitanism: How is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Creativity and Limitation in Political Communities

    Spinoza, Schmitt and Ordering, 1st Edition

    By Ignas Kalpokas

    There is an inherent tension between popular and establishment powers in political communities. With anti-establishment sentiment on the rise across Western democracies, exploring the underpinnings of this dualism and rethinking theories of political life within states is of paramount importance.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Rethinking Political and International Theory

  • Subjectivity and the Political

    Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Rae, Emma Ingala

    Despite, or quite possibly because of, the structuralist, post-structuralist, and deconstructionist critiques of subjectivity, master signifiers, and political foundations, contemporary philosophy has been marked by a resurgence in interest in questions of subjectivity and the political. Guided by…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Politics and Suicide

    The philosophy of political self-destruction, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Michelsen

    Politics and Suicide argues that whilst the historical lineage of suicidal politics is recognised, the fundamental significance of autodestruction to the political remains under examined. It contends that practices like suicide-bombing do not simply embody a strange or abnormal ‘suicidal’…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Spacing Law and Politics

    The Constitution and Representation of the Juridical, 1st Edition

    By Leif Dahlberg

    Examining the inherent spatiality of law, both theoretically and as social practice, this book presents a genealogical account of the emergence and the development of the juridical. In an analysis that stretches from ancient Greece, through late antiquity and early modern and modern Europe, and on…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Biopolitics

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Mills

    The concept of biopolitics has been one of the most important and widely used in recent years in disciplines across the humanities and social sciences. In Biopolitics, Mills provides a wide-ranging and insightful introduction to the field of biopolitical studies. The first part of the book provides…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Japanese Poetry and its Publics

    From Colonial Taiwan to Fukushima, 1st Edition

    By Dean Anthony Brink

      This book aims to explore precisely how modern Japanese poetry has remained central to public life in both Japan and its former colony of Taiwan. Though classical Japanese poetry has captivated the imagination of Asian studies scholars, little research has been conducted to explore its role in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • The Guanxi of Relational International Theory

    1st Edition

    By Emilian Kavalski

    This book offers a relational theory of International Relations (IR). To show the ways in which the relationality is foreshadowed in IR conversations it makes the following three points: 1) it recovers a mode of IR theorizing as itinerant translation; 2) it deploys the concept and practices of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror

    Sensible Interventions, 1st Edition

    By Jenifer Chao

    Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror: Sensible Interventions offers a fresh account of the enduring cultural legacies of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks and the global war on terror through the critical lens of cultural resistance. It assesses the intersecting ways that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • The Emancipatory Project of Posthumanism

    1st Edition

    By Erika Cudworth, Stephen Hobden

    This is the first book to make the argument for an emancipatory project from within a posthuman framework. Responding to critics, Cudworth and Hobden argue that while some posthumanisms may be less critical, it is possible to develop a political programme from a posthuman perspective. Cudworth and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Interventions

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