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  • The Information Game in Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Dipankar Sinha

    This book examines democracy and governance from the unconventional and largely under researched vantage point of information. It looks at the exclusionary informational dynamics in democracy and analyses the role of information capitalism, new technology, virtual networks, cyberspace and media.…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge India

  • Thinking Ecologically About the Global Political Economy

    1st Edition

    By Ryan Katz-Rosene, Matthew Paterson

    This book advances an ecologically grounded approach to International Political Economy (IPE). Katz-Rosene and Paterson address a lacuna in the literature by exploring the question of how thinking ecologically transforms our understanding of what IPE is and should be. The volume shows the ways in…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • The Tyranny of the Majority

    History, Concepts, and Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Tamás Nyirkos

    Tamás Nyirkos provides a timely and essential reassessment of the concept of the "tyranny of the majority" for the study of democracy today. The analysis is divided into three parts: the first discusses the "prehistory" of majority tyranny; the second reviews the elements of the "standard theory"…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14

  • The Global Governance of Precarity

    Primitive Accumulation and the Politics of Irregular Work, 1st Edition

    By Nick Bernards

    ‘Standard’ employment relationships, with permanent contracts, regular hours, and decent pay, are under assault. Precarious work and unemployment are increasingly common, and concern is also growing about the expansion of informal work and the rise of ‘modern slavery’. However, precarity and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-13
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Toleration and Freedom from Harm

    Liberalism Reconceived, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Jason Cohen

    Toleration matters to us all. It contributes both to individuals leading good lives and to societies that are simultaneously efficient and just. There are personal and social matters that would be improved by taking toleration to be a fundamental value. This book develops and defends a full account…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Migration Borders Freedom

    1st Edition

    By Harald Bauder

    International borders have become deadly barriers of a proportion rivaled only by war or natural disaster. Yet despite the damage created by borders, most people can’t – or don’t want to – imagine a world without them. What alternatives do we have to prevent the deadly results of contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-01-23
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Constitutional Democracy in India

    1st Edition

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Constitutional democracy is both a structure of governance and a way of providing an ideological perspective on governance. The 1950 Constitution of India established constitutional democracy in India and the narrative of the rise and consolidation of constitutional democracy in India cannot be…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Dignity and Human Rights

    Language Philosophy and Social Realizations, 1st Edition

    By Stephan P. Leher

    Is it impossible to assess dignity, which is the faculty or agency of autonomy and equality of rights under the current rule of law, when we are met by global challenges like climate change, financial crisis, food crisis, natural disasters, inequality, violent conflicts and trade disputes? Drawing…

    Hardback – 2018-01-16
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Political Psychology of Attitudes towards the West

    An Empirical Analysis from Tamil Nadu, 1st Edition

    By Björn Goldstein

    Why do some individuals from the imagined "non-West" view the "West" favorably and others do not?  Grounded in psychological authoritarianism and the psychological reactions to experiences of rejection, Björn Goldstein provides a theoretical model to explain and predict attitude toward the "West."…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Shaping Citizenship

    A Political Concept in Theory, Debate and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Wiesner, Anna Björk, Hanna-Mari Kivistö, Katja Mäkinen

    Citizenship is a core concept for the social sciences, and citizenship is also frequently interpreted, challenged and contested in different political arenas. Shaping Citizenship explores how the concept is debated and contested, defined and redefined, used and constructed by different agents, at…

    Hardback – 2017-12-26
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Identity, Self-Determination and Secession

    1st Edition

    By Aleksandar Pavkovic

    Engaging with a range of interconnected and highly topical issues of identity, self-determination and secession, this book examines the import and implications of 'identity claims', and looks into 'identity politics' motivated by such claims, which is becoming ever more salient in democratic and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21

  • Neoliberal Thought and Thatcherism

    ‘A Transition From Here to There?’, 1st Edition

    By Robert Ledger

    The premiership of Margaret Thatcher has been portrayed as uniquely ideological in its pursuit of a more market-based economy. A body of literature has been built on how a sharp turn to the right by the Conservative Party during the 1980s - inspired by the likes of Milton Friedman and Friedrich…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

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