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  • Radical Utopianism and Cultural Studies

    On Refusing to be Realistic, 1st Edition

    By John Storey

    In Radical Utopianism and Cultural Studies, John Storey looks at the concept of utopianism from a cultural studies perspective and argues that radical utopianism can awaken the political promise of cultural studies. Between the Preface and the Postscript, there are seven chapters that…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • Social Movements, Nonviolent Resistance, and the State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hank Johnston

    This volume probes the intersections between the fields of social movements and nonviolent resistance. Bringing together a range of studies focusing on protest movements around the world, it explores the overlaps and divergences between the two research concentrations, considering the dimensions of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Activating China

    Local Actors, Foreign Influence, and State Response, 1st Edition

    By Setsuko Matsuzawa

    This book examines the effects of the transnational social and environmental advocacy of foreign NGOs in China. Based on three case studies, including China’s first participatory development project, its first successful case of transnational anti-dam activism, and its first national park project,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Theorising Noncitizenship

    Concepts, Debates and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Tonkiss, Tendayi Bloom

    ‘Noncitizenship’, if it is considered at all, is generally seen only as the negation or deprivation of citizenship. It is rarely examined in its own right, whether in relation to States, to noncitizens, or citizens. This means that it is difficult to examine successfully the status of noncitizens,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Citizenship Agendas in and beyond the Nation-State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martijn Koster, Rivke Jaffe, Anouk de Koning

    In today’s world, citizenship is increasingly defined in normative terms. Political belonging comes to be equated with specific norms, values and appropriate behaviour, with distinctions made between virtuous, desirable citizens and deviant, undesirable ones. In this book, we analyze the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Comparative Regional Protection Frameworks for Refugees

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Kneebone

    This collection focuses on regional approaches to refugee protection, and specifically upon the norms, and the norm entrepreneurs of those approaches. It considers how recent crises in refugee protection (such as the Syrian and Andaman Sea crises) have highlighted the strengths and limits of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Divinization and Technology

    The Political Anthropology of Subversion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agnes Horvath, Camil Francisc Roman, Gilbert Germain

    This book offers a political anthropological discussion of subversion, exploring its imbrication with technological and divinization practices, and uncovering some of its particular effects on human existence, from prehistory until the contemporary age. Subversion is often romanticized as a means…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Liberal World Order and Its Critics

    Civilisational States and Cultural Commonwealths, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Pabst

    Liberals blame the retreat of the liberal world order on populists at home and authoritarian leaders abroad. Only liberalism, so they claim, can defend the rules-based international system against demagogy, corruption and nationalism. This provocative book contends that the liberal world order is…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    World Politics and Dialogues of Civilizations

  • Power, Legitimacy and the Public Sphere

    The Iranian Ta’ziyeh Theatre Ritual, 1st Edition

    By Amin Sharifi Isaloo

    A ground-breaking study of political transformations in non-Western societies, this book applies anthropological, sociological and political concepts to the recent history of Iran to explore the role played by a ritual theatrical performance (Ta’ziyeh) and its symbols on the construction of public…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Ecology and Revolution

    Herbert Marcuse and the Challenge of a New World System Today, 1st Edition

    By Charles Reitz

    A timely addition to Henry Giroux’s Critical Interventions series, Ecology and Revolution is grounded in the Frankfurt School critical theory of Herbert Marcuse. Its task is to understand the economic architecture of wealth extraction that undergirds today’s intensifying inequalities of class, race…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • European Social Integration and the Roma

    Questioning Neoliberal Governmentality, 1st Edition

    By Cerasela Voiculescu

    In the field of political sociology and European studies, there has long been a discussion on transnational neoliberal development and ethnic groups’ self-governance. Notwithstanding, there has been limited exploration in relation to modes of knowledge production associated with neoliberal…

    Paperback – 2018-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Populist Nationalism in Europe and the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fernando López-Alves, Diane E. Johnson

    Populist nationalism fuses beliefs that citizens are being exploited by a privileged elite with claims that the national culture and interests are under threat from enemies within or without. Ideologically fluid, populist nationalists decry “out-of-touch” institutions such as political parties and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-16
    Routledge

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