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  • Criminalizing Dissent

    The Liberal State and the Problem of Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Rob Watts

    While liberal-democratic states like America, Britain and Australia claim to value freedom of expression and the right to dissent, they have always actually criminalized dissent. This disposition has worsened since 9/11 and the 2008 Great Recession. This ground-breaking study shows that just as…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27
    Routledge
    The Criminalization of Political Dissent

  • Nonviolent Political Economy

    Theory and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Freddy Cante, Wanda Tatiana Torres

    Nonviolent Political Economy offers a set of theoretical solutions and practical guidelines to build an economy of nonviolence which implies a social state of peacefulness, involving minimal violence and minimal destruction of nature. The book provides renewed reflections on heterodox economics,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Ever-Changing Sino-Japanese Rivalry

    1st Edition

    By Philip Streich

    What explains the ebb and flow of the Sino-Japanese rivalry? Why do the two states sometimes choose to escalate or de-escalate the rivalry? Does domestic politics play a role? Examining the historic and contemporary relationship between China and Japan through the lens of the interstate rivalry…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Methodology and Emotion in International Relations

    Parsing the Passions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Van Rythoven, Mira Sucharov

    This volume offers a state-of-the-art study of the diverse methodological approaches and issues in the study of emotions in international relations research. While interest in emotion and affect in IR has grown in recent years, there remains an absence of sustained engagement with questions of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Sonic Politics

    Music and Social Movements in the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Wilfried Raussert

    This volume analyses the narration of the social through music and the seismographic function of music to detect social problems and envision alternatives. Beyond state-driven attempts to link musical production to the official narrative of the nation, mass musical movements emerged during the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • Local Politics, Global Impacts

    Steps to a Multi-disciplinary Analysis of Scales, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivier Charnoz, Virginie Diaz Pedregal

    Serving as a touchstone for a much-needed research program on social scales, this volume challenges disciplinary boundaries and brings into focus a paradoxical state of affairs in contemporary thought: the domain of local-global interactions has not yet been identified as an object of analysis in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Global Governance

  • The Time of Catastrophe

    Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Age of Catastrophe, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Dole, Robert Hayashi, Andrew Poe, Austin Sarat

    If catastrophes are, by definition, exceptional events of such magnitude that worlds and lives are dramatically overturned, the question of timing would pose a seemingly straightforward, if not redundant question. The Time of Catastrophe demonstrates the analytic productiveness of this question,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Challenging Citizenship

    Group Membership and Cultural Identity in a Global Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sor-hoon Tan

    Over the last ten years citizenship has become an area of interdisciplinary research and teaching in its own right. This book highlights that globalization poses new challenges for established understandings and practices of citizenship, and that intellectual work is required to fashion models of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • 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

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