Critical Theory Products

  • 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

  • Radical Utopianism and Cultural Studies

    On Refusing to be Realistic, 1st Edition

    By John Storey

    In Radical Utopianism and Cultural Studies, John Storey looks at the concept of utopianism from a cultural studies perspective and argues that radical utopianism can awaken the political promise of cultural studies. Between the Preface and the Postscript, there are seven chapters that…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Political Science

    Re-Writing Latin American Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Paulo Ravecca

    In this thought-provoking book, Paulo Ravecca presents a series of interlocking studies on the politics of political science in the Americas. Focusing mainly on the cases of Chile and Uruguay, Ravecca employs different strands of critical theory to challenge the mainstream narrative about the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24
    Routledge

  • The Countercultural Logic of Neoliberalism

    1st Edition

    By David Hancock

    Why, since the financial crisis of 2008, has neoliberal capitalism remained seemingly impregnable? Why, when it is shown as no longer capable of delivering on its economic promises does its logic pervade all facets of contemporary life? How has it seduced us? This book examines the seductive appeal…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • From International Relations to World Civilizations

    The Contributions of Robert W. Cox, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    This volume explores the work of Robert W. Cox across International Relations, International Political Economy, and International Historical Sociology. Robert W. Cox has been a key figure in so-called critical approaches to world politics, contributing to the inter-paradigm debate in IR, pioneering…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

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