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  • A New Science of International Relations

    Modernity, Complexity and the Kosovo Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Damian Popolo

    Popolo applies Foucauldian methodology to the understanding of Complexity Science for the purposes of generating new understandings related to International Relations in general and to the Kosovo conflict in particular. He provides an epistemic analysis to the history of International Relations…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Michael Oakeshott and the Cambridge School on the History of Political Thought

    1st Edition

    By Martyn P. Thompson

    This book is a critique of Cambridge School Historical Contextualism as the currently dominant mode of history of political thought, drawing upon Michael Oakeshott’s analysis of the logic of historical enquiry. While acknowledging that the early Cambridge School work represented a considerable…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

  • Work: Marxist and Systems-Theoretical Approaches

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Kühl

    Using Marxist and systems theory as guides, this book offers an entry point to the current debate on the role of economy in modern society, the change in work organizations and the effect of the economy on the individual. It explores the concepts of ‘work society’, ‘industrial society’ and ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Julian F. Müller

    This book poses the question: How can we organize society in such a way that our disagreement about facts and norms works to the benefit of everyone? In response, it makes the argument for polycentric democracy, a political arrangement consisting of various political units that enjoy different…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Post-Truth, Philosophy and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Condello, Tiziana Andina

    In the wake of Brexit and Trump, the debate surrounding post-truth fills the newspapers and is at the center of the public debate. Democratic institutions and the rule of law have always been constructed and legitimized by discourses of truth. And so the issue of "post-truth" or "fake truth" can be…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Challenges to Political Decision-making

    Dealing with Information Overload, Ignorance and Contested Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Hubert Heinelt

    This book analyses the ability of individuals to create meaning through communicative interaction and of what seems to constrain and enable actors in taking collectively binding political decisions. The book examines why, in some contexts, individuals consider something as evident and relevant for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Communist Parties in the Middle East

    100 Years of History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Feliu, Ferran Izquierdo Brichs

    Communist Parties in the Middle East: 100 Years of History   One hundred years since the Russian Revolution, Communist parties have undergone great changes, in an evolution that has affected the entire Left and the social movements. Given that the impact of Communist parties and their evolution in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Europa Regional Perspectives

  • Meaning, Agency and the Making of a Social World

    Themes in the Philosophy of Social Science, 1st Edition

    By Amitabha Das Gupta

    This book explores a vital but neglected element in the philosophy of social science – the complex nature of the social world. By a systematic philosophical engagement, it conceives the social world in terms of three basic concerns: epistemic, methodological and ethical. It examines how we cognize,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge

  • Religion and Politics Under Capitalism

    A Humanistic Approach to the Terminology, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Arvidsson

    This book relates some of the major trends within religion and politics to offer a historical framework with which to assess their interactions and a point of departure for studies to come. The study of the interrelationship between contemporary religious practice and modern politics is divided…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Unravelling Liberal Interventionism

    Local Critiques of Statebuilding in Kosovo, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gëzim Visoka, Vjosa Musliu

    Despite calls for the decolonisation of knowledge, scholars who come from conflict-affected societies remained marginalised, excluded from the examination of the politics and impacts of liberal interventionism. This edited volume gives local scholars a platform from which they critically examine…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • 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

  • Nationalism, Inequality and England’s Political Predicament

    1st Edition

    By Charles Leddy-Owen

    Based on fine-grained ethnographic research in an English city, this book offers a highly original perspective on England’s contemporary political predicament. It argues that some of the most influential academic accounts of the country's current political situation, particularly those focusing on…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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