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  • A History of American Economic Thought

    Mainstream and Crosscurrents, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Barbour, James Cicarelli, J. E. King

    This vital addition to the Routledge History of Economic Thought series surveys arguably the most important country in the development of economics as we know it today – the United States of America. A History of American Economic Thought is a comprehensive study of American economics as it has…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    The Routledge History of Economic Thought

  • Economics, Entrepreneurship and Utopia

    The Economics of Jeremy Bentham and Robert Owen, 1st Edition

    By Estrella Trincado, Manuel Santos-Redondo

    In the early 1800s, Robert Owen was a mill owner, political figure, and an advocate for social reform, and his publications attained considerable circulation. He believed that people need good working conditions in order to be encouraged to work and motivated to learn. Despite the higher costs…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Biopolitical Disaster

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer L. Lawrence, Sarah Marie Wiebe

    Biopolitical Disaster employs a grounded analysis of the production and lived-experience of biopolitical life in order to illustrate how disaster production and response are intimately interconnected. The book is organized into four parts, each revealing how socio-environmental consequences of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07

  • Film, Religion and Activist Citizens

    An ontology of transformative acts, 1st Edition

    By Milja Radovic

    Film can be a socio-political and artistic-transformative cultural practice through which acts and activism are performed. Going beyond ideological constructs of activism and legal definitions of citizenship, this book offers a novel approach to understanding the ontology of acts and activist…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06

  • The Thought of Bernard Stiegler

    Capitalism, Technology and the Politics of Spirit, 1st Edition

    By Ross Abbinnett

    This book provides a comprehensive account of the work of Bernard Stiegler, one of the most influential living social and political philosophers of the twenty-first century. Focusing on Stiegler’s thought on hyperindustrial society and the development of technological systems through which the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05
    Media, Culture and Critique: Future Imperfect

  • The Indian Constituent Assembly

    Deliberations on Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udit Bhatia

    The Indian Constituent Assembly laid the foundations of the largest democracy in the world. The debates between the members of the Assembly form the bedrock of the Indian Constitution. The chapters in this volume propose a range of methodological perspectives from which these critical debates…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04
    Routledge India

  • The New Politics of Materialism

    History, Philosophy, Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Ellenzweig, John H Zammito

    New materialism challenges the mechanistic models characteristic of early modern philosophy that regarded matter as largely passive and inert. Instead it gives weight to topics often overlooked in such accounts: agency, vitalism, complexity, contingency, and self-organization. This collection,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29

  • Order Wars and Floating Balance

    How the Rising Powers Are Reshaping Our Worldview in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Herberg-Rothe, Key-young Son

    A sense of order has irreversibly retreated at the turn of the twenty-first century with the rise of such ancient civilizations as China and India and the militant resurgence of Islamic groups. The United States and like-minded states want to maintain the once-dominant international and global…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The Property-Owning Democracy

    Freedom and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Kerr

    The ideas of ‘predistribution’ and the property-owning democracy have recently emerged as the central features of the progressive social liberal response to the problems of poverty, unemployment, economic insecurity, burgeoning socio-economic inequality, and economic instability, none of which the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Democracy Beyond the Nation State

    Practicing Equality, 1st Edition

    By Joe Parker

    Democracy promises rule by all, not by the few. Yet, electoral democracies limit decision-making to representatives and have always had a weakness for inequality. How might democracy serve all rather than the few? Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality examines communities that…

    Hardback – 2017-06-08
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Political Afterlife of Sites of Monumental Destruction

    Reconstructing Affect in Mostar and New York, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Connor

    What happens when a monumental thing is physically destroyed? Is its "life" as a socially significant, presencing thing at an end? Or might the process of destruction work to enhance its symbolic force, mediating work and presencing power? In this book Andrea Connor traces the ‘afterlife’ of two…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07

  • World Political Systems after Polarity

    1st Edition

    By Nerses Kopalyan

    What will the current global political order look like when American unipolarity ends? Historically, the power configurations of world political systems have been defined by four structures: multipolarity, tripolarity, bipolarity, and unipolarity. These concepts inform both the formulation and the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07

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