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  • Reconstructing Nonviolence

    A New Theory and Practice for a Post-Secular Society, 1st Edition

    By Roberto Baldoli

    Nonviolent methods of action have been a powerful tool since the early twentieth century for social protest and revolutionary social and political change, and there is diffuse awareness that nonviolence is an efficient spontaneous choice of movements, individuals and whole nations. Yet from a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Socio-political Ideas of BR Ambedkar

    Liberal constitutionalism in a creative mould, 1st Edition

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891–1956), popularly known as Babasaheb stands out for his relentless battle against caste discrimination. He was a voice for the marginalized of India’s demography that remained peripheral due to well-entrenched socio-economic and political prejudices. This book is an…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Security State in Pakistan

    Legal Foundations, 1st Edition

    By Syed Sami Raza

    The War on Terror has been going on for over a decade and it shows no signs of winding down in near future, a war which has directly contributed to growing security regimes in frontline states. This book focuses on the legal dimensions of the War on Terror and security in Pakistan. It highlights…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Governance and European Civil Society

    Governmentality, Discourse and NGOs, 1st Edition

    By Acar Kutay

    This book provides a critical analysis of the European Union’s approach to ‘governance’, focusing on the way in which civil society is incorporated within the EU decision-making process and arguing that it is not conducive to the democratisation of EU governance. Using a governmentality approach,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Deliberation and Decision

    Economics, Constitutional Theory and Deliberative Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Anne van Aaken, Christian List

    Deliberation and Decision explores ways of bridging the gap between two rival approaches to theorizing about democratic institutions: constitutional economics on the one hand and deliberative democracy on the other. The two approaches offer very different accounts of the functioning and legitimacy…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Law, Ethics and Economics

  • The Problem of Political Trust

    A Conceptual Reformulation, 1st Edition

    By Grant Duncan

    Trust has been the subject of empirical and theoretical inquiry in a range of disciplines, including sociology, economics, psychology, philosophy, public policy and political theory. The book approaches trust from a multi-disciplinary scope of inquiry. It explains why most existing…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Chinese Constitutionalism in a Global Context

    1st Edition

    By Peng Chengyi

    Over the course of the last four decades as China’s ideological realm has been transformed, it has become significantly more complicated. This is well illustrated in the current discourse concerning China’s constitutional future. Among Chinese intellectuals the liberal constitutionalism paradigm is…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Neoliberal Globalisation and Resistance from Below

    Why the Subalterns Resist in Bolivia and not in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Jasper Abembia Ayelazuno

    As bearers of their own emancipation, the political agency of the subaltern classes is a vexed question, a time-honoured one at that. Why do the subalterns endure injustices without revolting most of the time, but revolt sometimes against some injustices? The euphoria of ’globalisation-from-below’,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

  • History, Imperialism, Critique

    New Essays in World Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Asher Ghaffar

    This book examines anti-imperialist thought in European philosophy. It features an international group of both emerging and established scholars who directly respond to Timothy Brennan’s far-reaching call to rethink intellectual histories, literary histories, and the reading habits of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • The Challenges of Democracy in the War on Terror

    The Liberal State before the Advance of Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Maximiliano E. Korstanje

    This book unravels the role of democracy after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and reflects important debates surrounding the security of Muslim communities in the years to come. It looks at the problems of torture, violence and the legal resources available to contemporary democracies to confront…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Surveillance and Democracy in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirstie Ball, William Webster

    Many contemporary surveillance practices take place in information infrastructures which are from the public domain. Although they have far reaching consequences for both citizens and their rights, they are not always subject to regulatory demands and oversight. This being said, democratic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Surveillance

  • The Vernacularisation of Democracy

    Politics, Caste and Religion in India, 1st Edition

    By Lucia Michelutti

    The book is an ethnographic exploration of how ‘democracy’ takes social and cultural roots in India and in the process shapes the nature of popular politics. It centres on a historically marginalised caste who in recent years has become one of the most assertive and politically powerful communities…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

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