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  • The Poesis of Peace

    Narratives, Cultures, and Philosophies

    By Klaus-Gerd Giesen, Carool Kersten

    Exploring the relations between the concepts of peace and violence with aesthetics, nature, the body, and environmental issues, The Poesis of Peace applies a multidisciplinary approach to case studies in both Western and non-Western contexts including Islam, Chinese philosophy, Buddhist and Hindu…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • War, Sovereignty and Citizenship

    The Evolution of Western European State Forms

    By Lars Bo Kaspersen

    In this ground-breaking book, the author proposes a new theory of state, sovereignty and citizenship. He seeks to move beyond explanations provided by traditional approaches by discussing and presenting alternative state-society and state theories, arguing that the relationship between states has…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge
    Race and Politics

  • Self-Governing Socialism

    A Reader: Volume II

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Self-Governing Socialism

    A Reader

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability

    By Thomas Pfister, Martin Schweighofer, André Reichel

    Sustainability as a reference frame for dealing with the interconnection of environmental, economic and social issues on a global scale is not only characterized by complex problems and long-term strategies but also by differences and disagreements with regard to its meanings and how they should be…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown

    Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies examines the organization and transformation of rural society in more developed regions of the world, taking an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Practices of Food, Energy and Water Storage in a New Era of Scarcity

    Grasshopers or Ants?

    By Giorgio Osti

    In an era of abundance, at least part of humanity has stopped thinking about the future provision of basic vital resources such water, energy and food. Storage actions, with all their variants whether real or imagined, are sources of innovation in the provision and treatment of crucial resources.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice

  • Releasing the Commons

    Rethinking the futures of the commons

    Edited by Ash Amin, Philip Howell

    This book moves beyond seeing the commons in the past tense, an entity passed over from the public into the private, to reimagine the commons as a process, a contest of force, a reconstitution, and a site of convening practices. It highlights new spaces of gathering opening up, such as the digital…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • China's Peasant Agriculture and Rural Society

    Changing paradigms of farming

    Edited by Jan Douwe van der Ploeg, Jingzhong Ye

    China's agriculture and rural society have undergone rapid changes in recent years. Many poorer farmers and younger people have moved to cities, and yet China has an immense challenge to feed a growing and more affluent population. This book provides a ‘bottom-up view’ of China’s agriculture,&…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Trans-jurisdictional Water Law and Governance

    Edited by Janice Gray, Cameron Holley, Rosemary Rayfuse

    Governance of global water resources presents one of the most confounding challenges in contemporary natural resource governance. With considerable government, citizen and financial donor attention devoted to a range of international, transnational and domestic laws and policies aimed at protecting…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Claus Offe and the Critical Theory of the Capitalist State

    By Jens Borchert, Stephan Lessenich

    Back in 1972, German political sociologist Claus Offe published a book on the Structural Problems of Late Capitalism which, for almost two decades, inspired and stimulated an international and transdisciplinary debate on the role of the state in contemporary capitalism. An academic debate which,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

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