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  • Theories of Distributive Justice

    Who Gets What and Why, 1st Edition

    By Jeppe von Platz

    How should we design our economic systems? Should we tax the rich at a higher rate than the poor? Should we have a minimum wage? Should the state provide healthcare for all? These and many related questions are the subject of distributive justice, and different theories of distributive justice…

    Paperback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Global Think Tanks

    Policy Networks and Governance, 2nd Edition

    By James G. McGann, Laura C. Whelan

    This completely revised edition of Global Think Tanks: Policy Networks and Governance provides a clear description of, and context for the global proliferation of think tanks. It explores the origins, development and diversity of think tanks and policy networks, discusses past and current issues…

    Paperback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • A Cruel Theatre of Self-Immolations

    Contemporary Suicide Protests by Fire and Their Resonances in Culture, 1st Edition

    By Grzegorz Ziółkowski

    A Cruel Theatre of Self-immolations investigates contemporary protest self-burnings and their echoes across culture. The book provides a conceptual frame for the phenomenon and an annotated, comprehensive timeline of suicide protests by fire, supplemented with notes on artworks inspired by or…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • CasaPound Italia

    Contemporary extreme-right politics, 1st Edition

    By Caterina Froio, Pietro Castelli Gattinara, Giorgia Bulli, Matteo Albanese

    In 2003, the occupation of a state-owned building in Rome led to the emergence of a new extreme-right youth movement: CasaPound Italia (CPI). Its members described themselves as "Fascists of the Third Millennium", and were unabashed about their admiration for Benito Mussolini. Over the next 15…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Routledge Revivals: Teachers (1994)

    Constructing the Future, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Harris

    Originally published in 1994, Teachers: Constructing a Future is designed for teachers, as well as those interested in the future of schooling and education. The book draws on sociological analysis, philosophical insights and aspects of political economy to examine the changing and developing role…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: What's Wrong With Ethnography? (1992)

    Methodological Explorations, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published 1992 What's Wrong With Ethnography? provides a fresh look at the rationale for and distinctiveness of ethnographic research in sociology, education and related fields. Relativism, critical theory, the uniqueness of the case study and the distinction between qualitative and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989)

    Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published in 1989, The Dilemma of Qualitative Method is a stimulating guide to the discussion of qualitative versus quantitative approaches to social research, originated in nineteenth-century debates about the relationship between the methods of history and natural science. One of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Art of Global Power

    Artwork and Popular Cultures as World-Making Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Merson

    Artwork and popular cultures are crucial sites of contesting and transforming power relationships in world politics. The contributors to this edited collection draw on their experiences across arts, activist, and academic communities to analyze how the global politics of colonialism, capitalism,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Fundamental Rights Challenges in Border Controls and Expulsion of Irregular Immigrants in the European Union

    Complaint Mechanisms and Access to Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sergio Carrera, Marco Stefan

    This edited volume examines the extent to which the various authorities and actors currently performing border management and expulsion-related tasks are subject to accountability mechanisms capable of delivering effective remedies and justice for abuses suffered by migrants and asylum seekers.…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Rights

  • Religion, Conflict and Post-Secular Politics

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Haynes

    This book identifies and examines the political activities of selected religious actors, in both domestic and international contexts, in relation to democracy, human rights and civilisational interactions, and asks why, how and when do selected religious actors seek to influence political outcomes?…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • The Future of U.S. Empire in the Americas

    The Trump Administration and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy M. Gill

    With the rise of President Trump, many are coming to question where the United States (U.S.) is headed and, whether we might witness an imperial decline under Trump. Social scientists largely recognize the contemporary hegemonic position of the U.S. at the global level, but questions persist…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge

  • The Tumultuous Politics of Scale

    Unsettled States, Migrants, Movements in Flux, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald M. Nonini, Ida Susser

    Contemporary politics, this book contends, depend upon the turbulent struggles and strategies around scale. Conflicts over scale can be seen as opaque class struggles. Political projects, whether from the ground up or representing corporate or state interests, continually contest the scale at which…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge

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