Critical Theory Products

  • Gramsci’s Critique of Civil Society

    Towards a New Concept of Hegemony, 1st Edition

    By Marco Fonseca

    Antonio Gramsci was an Italian Marxist thinker whose radical ideas on how to build an alternative world from below remain vigorously relevant today. Gramsci’s philosophy of praxis critically dissects the institutions of modern liberal democracy to reveal what is perhaps its deepest secret: it is…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Rationality in Politics and its Limits

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Nardin

    The word ‘rationality’ and its cognates, like ‘reason’, have multiple contexts and connotations. Rational calculation can be contrasted with rational interpretation. There is the rationality of proof and of persuasion, of tradition and of the criticism of tradition. Rationalism (and rationalists)…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Occupying Subjectivity

    Being and Becoming Radical in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Rossdale

    This book explores a variety of forms of radical political subjectivity. It takes its cue from the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, the Occupy Movement and the European Anti-Austerity Movement, alongside the wider opposition to authoritarian and neoliberal forms of governance…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion

    Between Public Reason and Pluralism, 1st Edition

    By Camil Ungureanu, Paolo Monti

    What is the place of religion in a pluralist democracy? The continuous presence of religion in the public sphere has raised anew normative and practical issues related to the role of religion in a democratic polity, generating spirited political debates in Western and non-Western contexts.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge

  • Postcolonialism and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Mark Harris

    Postcolonialism and the Law provides a long overdue delineation of the field of enquiry that engages with the legal programmes, structures, and procedures which have sustained Euro-North American supremacy on the international political stage for the past fifty years or so. Focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • 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

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