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  • Law, Ethics and the Biopolitical

    1st Edition

    By Amy Swiffen

    Law, Ethics and the Biopolitical explores the idea that legal authority is no longer related to national sovereignty, but to the ‘moral’ attempt to nurture life. The book argues that whilst the relationship between law and ethics has long been a central concern in legal studies, it is now the…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge

  • Security, Law and Borders

    At the Limits of Liberties, 1st Edition

    By Tugba Basaran

    This book focuses on security practices, civil liberties and the politics of borders in liberal democracies. In the aftermath of 9/11, security practices and the denial of human rights and civil liberties are often portrayed as an exception to liberal rule, and seen as institutionally, legally…

    Paperback – 2012-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

  • Frankfurt School Perspectives on Globalization, Democracy, and the Law

    1st Edition

    By William E. Scheuerman

    Frankfurt School Perspectives on Globalization, Democracy, and the Law makes use of the work of first-generation Frankfurt School theorist Franz L. Neumann, in conjunction with his famous successor, Jürgen Habermas, to try to understand the momentous political and legal transformations generated by…

    Paperback – 2012-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Social after Gabriel Tarde

    Debates and Assessments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matei Candea

    The social sciences and humanities are now being swept by a Tardean revival, a rediscovery and reappraisal of the work of this truly unique thinker, for whom ‘everything is a society and every science a sociology’. Tarde is being brought forward as the misrecognised forerunner of a post-Durkheimian…

    Paperback – 2012-02-06
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • The International Social Survey Programme 1984-2009

    Charting the Globe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Max Haller, Roger Jowell, Tom W Smith

    The social sciences rely more on the comparative method than on experimental data mainly because the latter is difficult to acquire amongst human populations. The International Social Survey Programme has played a pioneering role in creating and sustaining methodologically-sophisticated mass…

    Paperback – 2012-01-31
    Routledge
    Social Research Today

  • Nationalism and Globalisation

    Conflicting or Complementary?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daphne Halikiopoulou, Sofia Vasilopoulou

    Nationalism and globalisation are two central phenomena of the modern world, that have both shaped and been shaped by each other, yet few connections have been made systematically between the two. This book brings together leading international scholars to examine the effect of globalisation on…

    Paperback – 2011-09-28
    Routledge

  • The Funding of Political Parties

    Where Now?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Ewing, Jacob Rowbottom, Joo-Cheong Tham

    This book explores the problems associated with regulating the funding of political parties and election campaigns in a timely assessment of a topic of great political controversy. From interest in Obama's capacity to raise vast sums of money, to scandals that have rocked UK and Australian…

    Hardback – 2011-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Queer Political Performance and Protest

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Shepard

    From the birth of the Gay Liberation through the rise of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in 1987, the global justice movement in 1994, the largest day of antiwar protest in world history in February 2003, the Republican National Convention protests in August 2004, and the massive…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Moral Panic and the Politics of Anxiety

    1st Edition

    Edited by SEAN HIER

    Moral Panic and the Politics of Anxiety is a collection of original essays written by some of the world’s leading social scientists. It seeks to provide unique insight into the importance of moral panic as a routine feature of everyday life, whilst also developing an integrated framework for moral…

    Paperback – 2011-06-14
    Routledge

  • Democratic Legitimacy

    1st Edition

    By Fabienne Peter

    This book offers a systematic treatment of the requirements of democratic legitimacy. It argues that democratic procedures are essential for political legitimacy because of the need to respect value pluralism and because of the learning process that democratic decision-making enables. It proposes a…

    Paperback – 2011-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Towards a Critical Sociology (Routledge Revivals)

    An Essay on Commonsense and Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Zygmunt Bauman

    For the better part of its history sociology shared with commonsense its assumption of the ‘nature-like’ character of society – and consequently developed as the science of unfreedom. In this powerful and engaging work, first published in 1976, Professor Bauman outlines the historical roots of such…

    Paperback – 2011-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sexual Justice / Cultural Justice

    Critical Perspectives in Political Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Arneil, Monique Deveaux, Rita Dhamoon, Avigail Eisenberg

    This key volume explores the relationship between cultural justice and sexual justice in multicultural societies in a new light. The authors challenge the framing of ‘feminism and multiculturalism’ as one of inevitable conflict, as well as the portrayal of liberal sexual equality and cultural…

    Paperback – 2011-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

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