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  • Social Contract Theory for a Diverse World

    Beyond Tolerance

    By Ryan Muldoon

    Very diverse societies pose real problems for Rawlsian models of public reason. This is for two reasons: first, public reason is unable accommodate diverse perspectives in determining a regulative ideal. Second, regulative ideals are unable to respond to social change. While models based on…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Myth and the Human Sciences

    Hans Blumenberg's Theory of Myth

    By Angus Nicholls

    This is the first book-length critical analysis in any language of Hans Blumenberg’s theory of myth. Blumenberg can be regarded as the most important German theorist of myth of the second half of the twentieth century, and his Work on Myth (1979) has resonated across disciplines ranging from…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23 
    Routledge
    Theorists of Myth

  • Russian Nationalism and Ethnic Violence

    Symbolic Violence, Lynching, Pogrom and Massacre

    By Richard Arnold

    Nationalism is now the dominant narrative in Russian politics, and one with genuine popularity in society. Russian Nationalism and Ethnic Violence is a theoretical and empirical study which seeks to break the concept of "ethnic violence" into distinguishable types, examining the key question of why…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • Gender, Peace and Security in Africa

    Edited by Cheryl Hendricks, Romi Sigsworth

    There is often a moment in time that acts as a rallying point around a particular issue. 2015 was one of those moments for women, peace and security as numerous landmark anniversaries were celebrated in the field. Africa has, in many ways, been the global laboratory for the gender, peace and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • South Africa's Struggle to Remember

    Contested Memories of Squatter Resistance in the Western Cape

    By Kim Wale

    Transitional justice studies typically focuses on how nations remember, face and deal with histories of past violence. This book, however, shifts the frame from national discourses of transitional justice onto local memory actors who attempt to engage with these broader systems of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04
    Routledge
    Europa Perspectives in Transitional Justice

  • Liberal Democracy and Environmentalism

    The End of Environmentalism?

    Edited by Yoram Levy, Marcel Wissenburg

    In recent decades, environmental issues have increasingly been incorporated into liberal democratic thought and political practice. Environmentalism and ecologism have become fashionable, even respectable schools of political thought. This apparently successful integration of environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

  • The German Bourgeoisie (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays on the Social History of the German Middle Class from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Century

    Edited by David Blackbourn, Richard Evans

    First published in 1991, this collection of original studies by British, German and American historians examines the whole range of modern German bourgeoisie groups, including professional, mercantile, industrial and financial bourgeoisie, and the bourgeois family. Drawing on original research, the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Communism and Development (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert Bideleux

    First published in 1985, this book provides a comprehensive reappraisal of the diverse Communist development strategies that shaped the twentieth century. Robert Bideleux emphasises the appalling human and economic costs of the most widely adopted ‘Stalinist’ strategies of forced industrialisation…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Green Case (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sociology of Environmental Issues, Arguments and Politics

    By Steven Yearley

    First published in 1991, this title provides a comprehensive and objective account of the basis of ‘green’ arguments and their social and political implications. By the beginning of the 1990s, environmental awareness had become widespread, popular, and fashionable throughout the West, adopted by…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tocqueville's Virus

    Utopia and Dystopia in Western Social and Political Thought

    By Mark Featherstone

    In the 1850s the social and political theorist Alexis de Tocqueville spoke of ‘a virus of a new and unknown kind’ to explain the inexplicable failure of the French Revolution. This book uses Tocqueville’s idea of the virus to explore the fatal relationship between the concepts of utopia and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Creation and Returns of Social Capital

    Edited by Henk Flap, Beate Volker

    The idea of a social capital research program has become increasingly significant within the social sciences. This collection of essays contributes to a theoretical integration as well as standardization of measurement instruments and co-ordination of empirical research on the significance of…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Marx (RLE Marxism)

    By William Leon McBride

    This book, first published in 1977, presents for the first time a serious and systematic assessment of Marx primarily as a philosopher. It considers all major aspects of Marx’s theory – its methodology, its ontological dimensions, its approaches to the descriptions of history and of societies and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

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