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  • Subjectivity and the Political

    Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Rae, Emma Ingala

    Despite, or quite possibly because of, the structuralist, post-structuralist, and deconstructionist critiques of subjectivity, master signifiers, and political foundations, contemporary philosophy has been marked by a resurgence in interest in questions of subjectivity and the political. Guided by…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Epistemontology in Spinoza-Marx-Freud-Lacan

    The (Bio)Power of Structure, 1st Edition

    By A. Kiarina Kordela

    A. Kiarina Kordela steps beyond extant commentaries on Marx’s theory of commodity fetishism—from A. Sohn-Rethel to L. Althusser, É. Balibar, Slavoj Žižek, and others—to show that in capitalism value is the manifestation of the homology between thought and being, while their other aspect—power—is…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Japanese Poetry and its Publics

    From Colonial Taiwan to Fukushima, 1st Edition

    By Dean Anthony Brink

      This book aims to explore precisely how modern Japanese poetry has remained central to public life in both Japan and its former colony of Taiwan. Though classical Japanese poetry has captivated the imagination of Asian studies scholars, little research has been conducted to explore its role in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • A Conceptual Investigation of Justice

    1st Edition

    By Kyle Johannsen

    Conceptual analysis has fallen out of favor in political philosophy. The influence of figures like John Rawls and Ronald Dworkin has led political philosophy to focus on questions about what should be done, and to ignore questions about the usage of words. In this book, Kyle Johannsen calls for…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Illicit and Illegal in Regional and Urban Governance and Development

    Corrupt Places, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Chiodelli, Tim Hall, Ray Hudson

    Discussions of the illicit and the illegal have tended to be somewhat restricted in their disciplinary range, to date, and have been largely confined to the literatures of anthropology, criminology, policing and, to an extent, political science. However, these debates have impinged little on…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Cultural Contradictions of Anti-Capitalism

    The Liberal Spirit and the Making of Western Radicalism, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Fletcher

    Does contemporary anti-capitalism tend towards, as Slavoj Žižek believes, nihilism, or does it tend towards, as Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri believe, true egalitarian freedom? Within The Cultural Contradictions of Anti-Capitalism, Fletcher presents an answer that manages to tend towards both…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Phenomenology of Plurality

    Hannah Arendt on Political Intersubjectivity, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Loidolt

    Winner of the 2018 Edwin Ballard Prize awarded by the Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology This book develops a unique phenomenology of plurality by introducing Hannah Arendt’s work into current debates taking place in the phenomenological tradition. Loidolt offers a systematic treatment…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Hannah Arendt

    Legal Theory and the Eichmann Trial, 1st Edition

    By Peter Burdon

    Hannah Arendt is one of the great outsiders of twentieth-century political philosophy. After reporting on the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, Arendt embarked on a series of reflections about how to make judgments and exercise responsibility without recourse to existing law, especially…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Reimagining Nation and Nationalism in Multicultural East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sungmoon Kim, Hsin-wen Lee

    Since the late 1980s, many East Asian countries have become more multicultural, a process marked by increased democracy and pluralism despite the continuing influence of nationalism, which has forced these countries in the region to re-envision their nations. Many such countries have had to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror

    Sensible Interventions, 1st Edition

    By Jenifer Chao

    Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror: Sensible Interventions offers a fresh account of the enduring cultural legacies of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks and the global war on terror through the critical lens of cultural resistance. It assesses the intersecting ways that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Environmental Human Rights

    A Political Theory Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Markku Oksanen, Ashley Dodsworth, Selina O'Doherty

    The nature of environmental human rights and their relation to larger rights theories has been a frequent topic of discussion in law, environmental ethics and political theory. However, the subject of environmental human rights has not been fully established among other human rights concerns within…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Emancipatory Project of Posthumanism

    1st Edition

    By Erika Cudworth, Stephen Hobden

    This is the first book to make the argument for an emancipatory project from within a posthuman framework. Responding to critics, Cudworth and Hobden argue that while some posthumanisms may be less critical, it is possible to develop a political programme from a posthuman perspective. Cudworth and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge
    Interventions

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