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  • 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

  • Military Intervention in the Middle East and North Africa

    The Case of NATO in Libya, 1st Edition

    By Susannah O'Sullivan

    This book contributes to an increasingly important branch of critical security studies that combines insights from critical geopolitics and postcolonial critique by making an argument about the geographies of violence and their differential impact in contemporary security practices, including but…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Reinhold Niebuhr and International Relations Theory

    Realism beyond Thomas Hobbes, 1st Edition

    By Guilherme Marques Pedro

    This is the first book in international relations theory entirely devoted to the political thought of Reinhold Niebuhr. Focusing on the existential theology which lies at the basis of Reinhold Niebuhr’s theory of international politics, it highlights the ways in which Niebuhrian realism was not…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Relations Theory

  • The Death and Life of Great American Cities

    1st Edition

    By Martin Fuller, Ryan Moore

    Despite having no formal training in urban planning, Jane Jacobs deftly explores the strengths and weaknesses of policy arguments put forward by American urban planners in the era after World War II. They believed that the efficient movement of cars was of more value in the development of US cities…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Crusades

    Islamic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Robert Houghton, Damien Peters

    For many centuries, the history of the crusades, as written by Western historians, was based solidly on Western sources. Evidence from the Islamic societies that the crusaders attacked was used only sparingly – in part because it was hard for most westerners to read, and in part because much of it…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The King's Two Bodies

    A Study in Medieval Political Theology, 1st Edition

    By Simon Thomson

    Few historians trace grand themes across many centuries and places, but Ernst Kantorowicz's great work on the symbolic powers of kingship is a fine example of what can happen when they do. The King's Two Bodies is at once a superb example of the critical thinking skill of evaluation – assessing…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading

    1st Edition

    By Damien Peters

    Perhaps no work of history written in the 20th century has done more to undermine an existing consensus and cause its readers to re-evaluate their own preconceptions than has Jonathan Riley-Smith's revisionist account of the motives of the first crusaders. Riley-Smith's thesis – based on extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Night Battles

    Witchcraft and Agrarian Cults in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Etienne Stockland, Luke Freeman

    In The Night Battles, Carlo Ginzburg does more than introduce his readers to a novel group of supposed witches – the Benandanti, from the northern Italian province of Friulia. He also invents and deploys new and creative ways of tackling his source material that allow him to move beyond their…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

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