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  • Architecture, Democracy and Emotions

    The Politics of Feeling since 1945

    Edited by Till Großmann, Philipp Nielsen

    After 1945 it was not just Europe’s parliamentary buildings that promised to house democracy: hotels in Turkey and Dutch shopping malls proposed new democratic attitudes and feelings. Housing programs in the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union were designed with the aim of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Morality and Moral Controversies

    Readings in Moral, Social and Political Philosophy, 10th Edition

    Edited by Steven Scalet, John Arthur

    Morality and Moral Controversies, 10th Edition challenges students to critically assess today’s leading moral, social, and political issues. And as a comprehensive anthology, it provides students with the tools they need to understand philosophical ideas that are currently shaping our world. The…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Public Reason

    A Critical Introduction

    By Blain Neufeld

    Because citizens in a culturally diverse democracy hold to different religious and philosophical doctrines, these doctrines often breed political conflict when they inform issues like gay marriage, physician-assisted suicide, education, and abortion. In recent decades, philosophers and political…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Unbecoming Modern

    Colonialism, Modernity, Colonial Modernities

    Edited by Saurabh Dube, Ishita Banerjee Dube

    In this volume well-known scholars from India and Latin America – Enrique Dussel, Madhu Dubey, Walter Mignolo and Sudipta Sen to name a few – discuss the concepts of modernity and colonialism, and describe how the two relate to each other. Unbecoming Modern: Colonialism, Modernity, Colonial…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Poverty in Contemporary Russia

    By Ann-Mari Sätre

    This book provides an overview of poverty and well-being in Russia. Increasing poverty rates during the 1990s were followed by greater attention to social policies in the 2000s and increased efforts to engage people in socially oriented NGOs and ‘encourage’ them to contribute to the fulfillment of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16 
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • Adivasis, Migrants and the State in India

    By Jagannath Ambagudia

    This book looks at the contested relationship between Adivasis or the indigenous peoples, migrants and the state in India. It delves into the nature and dynamics of competition and resource conflicts between the Adivasis and the migrants. Drawing on the ground experiences of the Dandakaranya…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge India

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Europa Perspectives in Transitional Justice

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Urban Walls

    Political and Cultural Meanings of Vertical Structures and Surfaces

    Edited by Andrea Mubi Brighenti, Mattias Kärrholm

    In recent years, an increasing number of separation walls have been built around the world. Walls built in urban areas are particularly striking in that they have exacted a heavy toll in terms of human suffering. As territorialising devices, walls can be protective, but the protection they grant is…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Left Universalism, Africacentric Essays

    By Ato Sekyi-Otu

     Left Universalism, Africacentric Essays presents a defense of universalism as the foundation of moral and political arguments and commitments. Consisting of five intertwined essays, the book claims that centering such arguments and commitments on a particular place, in this instance the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge

  • Freedom and the Welfare State

    By Bill Jordan

    Originally published in 1976, Freedom and the Welfare State, critiques the Welfare State in Britain and analyses the relationship between freedom and welfare. The book considers philosophical, literary and political expressions of the ideals of liberty, and relates them to present-day issues in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

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