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  • Liberty, Toleration and Equality

    John Locke, Jonas Proast and the Letters Concerning Toleration

    By John Tate

    The seventeenth century English philosopher, John Locke, is widely recognized as one of the seminal sources of the modern liberal tradition. Liberty, Toleration and Equality examines the development of Locke’s ideal of toleration, from its beginnings, to the culmination of this development in Locke…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Church and State in Scotland

    Developing law

    By Francis Lyall

    The interaction of faith and the community is a fundamental of modern society. The first country to adopt Presbyterianism in its national church, Scotland adopted a system of church government, which is now in world-wide use. This book examines the development and current state of Scots law.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge

  • Time, Memory, and the Politics of Contingency

    By Smita A. Rahman

    In recent years, there has been an increased attention to temporality in political theory, and such attention is sorely needed. For too long political theory, with the exception of occasional phenomenological forays, has remained grounded in a particular experience of time as linear and sequential.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse

    The Religious Creativity of Evangelical Student Writers

    By Jeffrey M. Ringer

    Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse seeks to address the current gap in American public discourse between secular liberals and religiously committed citizens by focusing on the academic and public writing of millennial evangelical Christian students. Analysis of such writing reveals…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Self-Determination in the early Twenty First Century

    A Double Edged Concept

    Edited by Uriel Abulof, Karl Cordell

    In a world in which change is constant, the principle of self-determination is important. Through (collective) acts of self-determination, nations exercise the right to govern themselves. At present the nation-state system with which we are familiar faces several challenges. In Western Europe,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28
    Routledge

  • Far-Right Fantasy

    A Sociology of American Religion and Politics

    By James Aho

    Far-Right Fantasy is a straight-forward, jargon-free study of contemporary American right-wing extremism. Accessible to both professional and lay audiences, it allows activists to speak for themselves in their own words. It takes the self-announced religious motivations of extremists seriously, and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge

  • Muslim Democracy

    Politics, Religion and Society in Indonesia, Turkey and the Islamic World

    By Edward Schneier

    Muslim Democracy explores the relationship between politics and religion in forty-seven Muslim-majority countries, focusing especially on those with democratic experience, such as Indonesia and Turkey, and drawing comparisons with their regional, non-Islamic counterparts. Unlike most studies of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge

  • Institutional System Analysis in Political Economy

    Neoliberalism, Social Democracy and Islam

    By Taner Akan

    The enduring debate on institutional pillars of contemporary political economies has gathered a noticeable momentum in terms of the change, path-dependence, and varieties of capitalism. By taking a methodological standpoint claiming that ‘the current structure and the future of contemporary…

    Hardback – 2015-11-13
    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 – 2015-11-12
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Political Religion and Religious Politics

    Navigating Identities in the United States

    By David S. Gutterman, Andrew R. Murphy

    Profound demographic and cultural changes in American society over the last half century have unsettled conventional understandings of the relationship between religious and political identity. The "Protestant mainline" continues to shrink in numbers, as well as in cultural and political influence.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Marxism, Religion and Ideology

    Themes from David McLellan

    Edited by David Bates, Iain MacKenzie, Sean Sayers

    As austerity measures are put into place the world over and global restructuring is acknowledged by all as an attempt to bolster the economic system that lead to the crash, there is a great need to come to grips with the economic, political and philosophical legacy of Marx. Of particular interest…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Resisting Injustice and the Feminist Ethics of Care in the Age of Obama

    “Suddenly,…All the Truth Was Coming Out”

    By David A.J. Richards

    David A. J. Richards’s Resisting Injustice and The Feminist Ethics of Care in The Age of Obama: "Suddenly,…All The Truth Was Coming Out" builds on his and Carol Gilligan’s The Deepening Darkness to examine the roots of the resistance movements of the 1960s, the political psychology behind…

    Paperback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

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