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  • Theory of Liberty, Legitimacy and Power

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vatro Murvar

    The stature of Max Weber (1864-1920) as an interdisciplinary, historical-comparative social scientist has grown steadily. But in view of Professor Murvar, his work has been misinterpreted with remarkable frequency. The aim of this book is to put right certain misconceptions and misinterpretations…

    Paperback – 2010-11-11

  • Max Weber and His Contempories

    1st Edition

    Max Weber and His Contemporaries provides an unrivalled tour d'horizon of European intellectual life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and an assessment of the pivotal position within it occupied by Max Weber. Weber's many interests in and contributions to, such diverse fields as…

    Paperback – 2010-10-19

  • Securitization Theory

    How Security Problems Emerge and Dissolve, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thierry Balzacq

    This volume aims to provide a new framework for the analysis of securitization processes, increasing our understanding of how security issues emerge, evolve and dissolve.  Securitisation theory has become one of the key components of security studies and IR courses in recent years, and this book…

    Paperback – 2010-08-09
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • Political Evil in a Global Age

    Hannah Arendt and International Theory, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Hayden

    Hannah Arendt is widely regarded as one of the twentieth century’s most powerful political theorists. The purpose of this book is to make an innovative contribution to the newly emerging literature connecting Arendt to international political theory and debates surrounding globalization. In recent…

    Paperback – 2010-07-30
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Globalization

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Lemert, Anthony Elliott, Daniel Chaffee, Eric Hsu

    Expected to become a classic in the field and the classroom standard for teachers and their students, this book offers the most comprehensive, engaging selection of classic and contemporary readings on globalization currently available. Here, for the first time in print, is the full historical…

    Paperback – 2010-03-29

  • Critical Theory of International Politics

    Complementarity, Justice, and Governance, 1st Edition

    By Steven C. Roach

    Critical international theory encompasses several distinct, radical approaches that focus on identity, difference, hegemonic power, and order. As an applied theory, critical international theory draws on critical social theories to shed light on international processes and global transformations.…

    Paperback – 2010-01-25

  • The Formation of Critical Realism

    A Personal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Roy Bhaskar, Mervyn Hartwig

    This series of interviews, conducted in the form of exchanges between Roy Bhaskar and Mervyn Hartwig, tells a riveting story of the formation and development of critical realism. Three intersecting and interweaving narratives unfold in the course of this unfinished story: the personal narrative of…

    Paperback – 2010-01-18
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Explaining Global Poverty

    A Critical Realist Approach, 1st Edition

    By Branwen Gruffydd Jones

    The twenty-first century is characterized by extremes of poverty and wealth, of scarcity and abundance. The vast inequalties of wealth distribution between the developed west and the impoverished developing world is a complex problem. This book recognises that Africa in particular has manifested&…

    Paperback – 2009-12-07
    Routledge Studies in Critical Realism

  • Social Movements and Activism in the USA

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Valocchi

    What can we learn when we listen closely to and engage in dialogue with social movement activists? Social Movements and Activism in the USA addresses this question for a group of progressive activists in Hartford, Connecticut, who do community, labor, feminist, gay and lesbian, peace, and…

    Paperback – 2009-09-07

  • Max Weber and the Dispute over Reason and Value

    1st Edition

    By Stephen P. Turner, Regis A. Factor

    The problem of the nature of values and the relation between values and rationality is one of the defining issues of twentieth-century thought and Max Weber was one of the defining figures in the debate. In this book, Turner and Factor consider the development of the dispute over Max Weber's…

    Paperback – 2009-03-09

  • Democracy, States, and the Struggle for Social Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heather D. Gautney, Neil Smith, Omar Dahbour, Ashley Dawson

    Democracy, States, and the Struggle for Social Justice draws on the fields of geography, political theory, and cultural studies to analyze experiments with novel forms of democracy, highlighting the critical issue of the changing nature of the state and citizenship in the contemporary…

    Paperback – 2009-03-06

  • Cross-National Research Methodology and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Hantrais, Steen Mangen

    Cross-National Research Methodology and Practice offers practical guidance for relative newcomers to cross-national research by analysing and evaluating the research process by focusing strongly on best practice in terms of methods and management. It raises a number of important issues for…

    Paperback – 2009-02-23

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