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  • Introducing Peace Museums

    By Joyce Apsel

    This volume examines peace museums, a small and important (but often overlooked) series of museums whose numbers have multiplied world-wide in recent decades. They relate stories and display artifacts—banners, diaries, and posters for example about such themes as: art and peace, antiwar histories,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Walt Whitman and British Socialism

    ‘The Love of Comrades’

    By Kirsten Harris

    This is the first sustained examination of Walt Whitman’s influence on British socialism. Harris combines a contextual historical study of Whitman’s reception with focused close readings of a variety of poems, books, articles, letters and speeches. She calls attention to Whitman’s own demand for…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Linguistic Justice

    Van Parijs and his Critics

    Edited by Helder De Schutter, David Robichaud

    The world contains over 6000 languages and less than 200 states to accommodate them. This creates the important normative question of how to respond politically to linguistic diversity. What is a just language policy? Are language minorities entitled to language protection? Should language rights…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Empowering Progressive Third Parties in the United States

    Defeating Duopoly, Advancing Democracy

    Edited by Jonathan H. Martin

    This ground-breaking collection of writings explores how progressive third parties in the U.S. can become more electorally successful and politically influential. It is the only recently published book that focuses exclusively on how such parties may advance. Their rise may be essential to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge

  • The Making of Anti-Muslim Protest

    Grassroots Activism in the English Defence League

    By Joel Busher

    Activism in any social movement group is, as Deborah Gould observes, a project of collective ‘world-making’. It is about changing the world out there by influencing policy and public opinion, but is also about the way it transforms the lives of participants – activists generate new identities,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Translating Dissent

    Voices From and With the Egyptian Revolution

    Edited by Mona Baker

    Discursive interventions in the political arena are heavily mediated by various acts of translation that enable protest movements to connect across the globe. Focusing on the Egyptian experience since 2011, this volume brings together a unique group of activists who are able to reflect on the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge

  • Critical Animal and Media Studies

    Communication for Nonhuman Animal Advocacy

    Edited by Núria Almiron, Matthew Cole, Carrie P. Freeman

    This book aims to put the speciesism debate and the treatment of non-human animals on the agenda of critical media studies and to put media studies on the agenda of animal ethics researchers. Contributors examine the convergence of media and animal ethics from theoretical, philosophical, discursive…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Governance and Democracy in the Asia Pacific

    Political and Civil Society

    Edited by William Case, Stephen McCarthy

    In the Asia Pacific region, historical legacies and social structures dispose civil and political society to interact in different ways to Western best-practice scenarios which then go on to produce have implications for democracy and governance. These outcomes are derived from conditions that…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Subaltern Movements in India

    Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development

    By Manisha Desai

    Social struggles in India target both the state and private corporations. Three subaltern struggles against development in Gujarat, India, succeeded, to varying degrees, due to legalism from below and translocal solidarity, but that success has been compromised by its gendered geographies. Based…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Responses to the ‘Arabellions’

    The EU in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Tanja Börzel, Assem Dandashly, Thomas Risse

    This book studies the reactions by external actors, including the European Union, to the events unfolding in the Arab world beginning in December 2010. In particular, contributors look at external actors' attempts to balance their desire for stability with their normative principles toward human…

    Hardback – 2015-09-25 
    Routledge
    Journal of European Integration Special Issues

  • The Politics of Economic Life

    By Martin Beckstein

    In recent years, economic life has become increasingly politicized: now, every company has a ‘philosophy’, promising its customers some ethical surplus in return for buying their products; consumers shop for change; workers engage in individualized forms of employee activism such as whistleblowing;…

    Hardback – 2015-09-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Post-Racial Society is Here

    Recognition, Critics and the Nation-State

    By Wilbur C. Rich

    In a provocative and controversial analysis, Wilbur C. Rich’s The Post-Racial Society is Here conclusively demonstrates that nation is in midst of a post-racial society. Yet many Americans are skeptical of this fundamental social transformation. The failure of recognition is related to the remnants…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

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