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  • Region-Making through Cross-Border Cooperation

    New Evidence from Four Continents

    Edited by Elisabetta Nadalutti, Otto Kallscheuer

    Region-Making through Cross-Border Cooperation aims at a deeper understanding of the nature and functioning of ‘regions’, especially at the local and micro-level. Recent years have seen a resurgence in debates around the roles which regions can play in development, but the focus has tended to be on…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism

    Edited by Jason Brennan, Bas van der Vossen, David Schmidtz

    Libertarians often bill their theory as an alternative to both the traditional Left and Right. The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism helps readers fully examine this alternative without preaching it to them, exploring the contours of libertarian (sometimes also called classical liberal) thinking…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Discrimination

    Edited by Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen

    While it has many connections to other topics in normative and applied ethics, discrimination is a central subject in philosophy in its own right. It plays a significant role in relation to many real-life complaints about unjust treatment or unjust inequalities, and it raises a number of questions…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics

    Edited by Tristram McPherson, David Plunkett

    This Handbook surveys the contemporary state of the burgeoning field of metaethics. Forty-three chapters, all written exclusively for this volume, provide expert introductions to: the central research programs that frame metaethical discussions the central explanatory challenges, resources,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Thinking on Housing

    Words, Memories, Use

    By Peter King

    If we do stop to think on housing, what do we see? What is housing and what does it do? These seem deceptively simple questions, but they are often left unanswered. The reason for this is that a lot of discourse on housing is really a concern for policy-making and the critical evaluation of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • 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 – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Theorists of Myth

  • 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 – 2016-11-07
    Routledge

  • Social Capital

    3rd Edition

    By John Field

    The term ‘social capital’ is a way of defining the intangible resources of community, shared values and trust upon which we draw in daily life. It has achieved considerable international currency across the social sciences through the very different work of Pierre Bourdieu in France and James…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Jameson, Althusser, Marx

    An Introduction to 'The Political Conscious'

    Edited by William C. Dowling

    Frederic Jameson is widely regarded as one of the most original and influential Marxist critics of the last decades. His most controversial work, The Political Unconscious, had an enormous impact on literary criticism and cultural studies. In Jameson, Althusser, Marx, first published in 1984,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Marx

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • The Ethical Foundations of Marxism

    By Eugene Kamenka

    The Ethical Foundations of Marxism, first published in 1962 and corrected and revised for a 1972 edition, examines carefully and critically the origin, precise nature and subsequent role of Marx’s ethical beliefs. Drawing freely on Marx’s still largely untranslated philosophical works and drafts…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

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