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  • Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Julian F. Müller

    This book poses the question: How can we organize 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 – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • The Anarchist Imagination

    Anarchism Encounters the Humanities and the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Levy, Saul Newman

    This is a broad ranging introduction to twenty-first-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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • 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 – 2019-04-11
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • 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 – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Juridification

    1st Edition

    By Mariano Croce

    The Politics of Juridification offers a timely contribution to debates about how politics is being affected by the increasing relevance of judicial bodies to the daily administration of Western political communities. While most critical analyses portray juridification as a depoliticizing,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • 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 – 2019-03-19
    Routledge India

  • Equality and Representation

    New Perspectives in Democratic Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthoula Malkopoulou, Lisa Hill

    This volume is primarily concerned with equality as a basic component of the democratic character of representation. In other words, of the many types of equality that have attracted the attention of theorists since democracy’s beginnings – arithmetic equality, equality before the law, equality of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    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 – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Political Theory

  • 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 – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • American Hegemony in the 21st Century

    A Neo Neo-Gramscian Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Pass

    For many years now debates over America hegemony and its supposed decline have circulated academic circles. The neo-Gramscians have greatly enriched our knowledge in this field, developing some key theoretical tools and concepts, yet ontological inconsistencies, notably the downgrading of structure…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

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