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  • 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

  • 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 – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • 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 – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge

  • The Power of Emotions in World Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Koschut

    This book argues that the link between emotions and discourse provides a new and promising framework to theorize and empirically analyse power relationships in world politics. Examining the ways in which discourse evokes, reveals, and engages emotions, the expert contributors argue that emotions…

    Hardback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge

  • Going beyond Parochialism and Fragmentation in the Study of International Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yong-Soo Eun

    International Relations (IR), as a discipline, is a western dominated enterprise. This has led to calls to broaden the scope and vision of the discipline by embracing a wider range of histories, experiences, and theoretical perspectives – particularly those outside the Anglo-American core of the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • Liberal Neutrality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Reeve, Robert E. Goodin

    Originally published in 1989 Liberal Neutrality approaches the recommendation of neutrality by confronting the abstract prescription (that we should be neutral) with the implications for particular people and institutions. This not only identifies what neutrality involves logically, but also…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Art of Global Power

    Artwork and Popular Cultures as World-Making Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Merson

    Artwork and popular cultures are crucial sites of contesting and transforming power relationships in world politics. The contributors to this edited collection draw on their experiences across arts, activist, and academic communities to analyze how the global politics of colonialism, capitalism,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • On the Genealogy of Critique

    Or How We Have Become Decadently Indignant, 1st Edition

    By Diana Stypinska

    On the Genealogy of Critique intervenes into both the contemporary academic debates on critique and today’s mainstream criticism by reflecting upon the relationship between criticality and social change in the age of post-politics. What does it mean to be critical? When we are told that…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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 – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The World Multiple

    The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keiichi Omura, Grant Jun Otsuki, Shiho Satsuka, Atsuro Morita

    The World Multiple, as a collection, is an ambitious ethnographic experiment in understanding how the world is experienced and generated in multiple ways through people’s everyday practices. Against the dominant assumption that the world is a single universal reality that can only be known by…

    Paperback – 2020-01-21 
    Routledge

  • Widening the World of International Relations

    Homegrown Theorizing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ersel Aydinli, Gonca Biltekin

    Current international relations (IR) theories and approaches, which are almost exclusively built in the West, are alien to the non-Western contexts that engender the most hard-pressing problems of the world and ultimately unhelpful in understanding or addressing the needs surrounding these…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge

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