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  • Rethinking the American Antinuclear Movement

    By Paul Rubinson

    The massive movement against nuclear weapons began with the invention of the atomic bomb in 1945 and lasted throughout the Cold War. Antinuclear protesters of all sorts mobilized in defiance of the move toward nuclear defense in the wake of the Cold War. They influenced U.S. politics,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • National Politics and Sexuality in Transregional Perspective

    The Homophobic Argument

    Edited by Achim Rohde, Christina Von Braun, Stefanie Schuler-Springorum

    National Politics and Sexuality in Transregional Perspective explores how modern identity politics around the world are gendered and sexualized in multiple ways. Constructions of the imagined collective ’self’ often contain references to a heteronormative order, whereas relevant internal or…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge
    Sexualities in Society

  • Global Trends and Transitions in Security Expertise

    Nuclear Deterrence to Climate Change and Back Again

    By James G. McGann

     The scope of Security and International Affairs research has expanded tremendously since the end of the Cold War to include topics beyond the realm of war studies or military statecraft. The field—once devoted solely to the study of conventional military and nuclear security issues—has…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Resisting Austerity

    Collective Action in Europe in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis

    Edited by Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Graeme Hayes

    Following the subprime lending crisis and the financial market crash of 2008-9, governments throughout Europe implemented a series of debt reduction measures collectively known as austerity. Across the continent, citizens and social movements mobilized dramatically against these measures, calling…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Beyond the Internet

    Unplugging the Protest Movement Wave

    Edited by Rita Figueiras, Paula do Espírito Santo

    The western economic and financial crisis began with the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 and led the European Union countries into recession. After this, governments started to implement austerity measures, such as cuts in public spending, including public subsidies and jobs, and rising prices.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Panarchy

    Political Theories of Non-Territorial States

    Edited by Aviezer Tucker, Gian Piero de Bellis

    Panarchy is a normative political meta-theory that advocates non-territorial states founded on actual social contracts that are explicitly negotiated and signed between states and their prospective citizens. The explicit social contract, or a constitution, sets the terms under which a state may use…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Performing Citizenship

    Social Movements across the Globe

    Edited by Inbal Ofer, Tamar Groves

    In this book, Tamar Groves and Inbal Ofer explore the effects of social movements' activism on the changing practices and conceptions of citizenship. Presenting empirically rich case studies from Latin America, Asia and Europe, leading experts analyze the ways in which the shifting balance of power…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Social Media and Political Culture

    By Bridgette Wessels

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Ethnocentrism

    Integrated Perspectives

    By Boris Bizumic

    Ethnocentrism is a concept that has made an enormous contribution to the social sciences but it is in need of reinvigoration. This original study reconceptualises ethnocentrism as a social psychological, attitudinal construct, presenting a novel reorganisation of the existing literature, and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Women’s Imprisonment and the Case for Abolition

    Critical Reflections on Corston Ten Years On

    Edited by Linda Moore, Phil Scraton, Azrini Wahidin

    In 2007, the Corston Report recommended a far-reaching, radical ‘women-centred’ approach to women’s imprisonment in England and Wales. It suggested a ‘fundamental re-thinking’ about how services to support women in conflict with the law are delivered in custody and in the community, recommending…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • African Citizenship Aspirations

    As Time Goes By or How Far Till Banjul

    Edited by Catarina Antunes Gomes, Cesaltina Abreu

    This collective work aims to critically reflect upon contemporary citizenship aspirations and practices in sub-Saharan Africa. Focusing on different realities, such as Angola, Mozambique and the Great Lakes Region, it tries to unveil multiple historical commonalities, especially those arising from…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Self-Governing Socialism

    A Reader: Volume I

    Edited by Branko Horvat, Mihailo Marković, Rudi Supek

    First published in 1975, this set of two volumes edited by three distinguished scholars – an economist, a sociologist and a philosopher - assembles seminal articles, book extracts and documents from some twenty countries to trace the theory and practice of self-governing socialism from the early…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

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