Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

Series Editors: Terrell Carver, Samuel A. Chambers

Routledge Innovators in Political Theory focuses on leading contemporary thinkers in political theory, highlighting the major innovations in their thought that have reshaped the field. Each volume collects both published and unpublished texts, and combines them with an interview with the thinker. The editorial introduction articulates the innovator’s key contributions in relation to political theory, and contextualises the writer’s work. Volumes in the series will be required reading for both students and scholars of 21st century politics.

  • Fred Dallmayr

    Critical Phenomenology, Cross-Cultural Theory, Cosmopolitanism

    Edited by Farah Godrej

    Fred Dallmayr has placed himself on the cusp between Western modernity and an emerging global "transmodernity." Rejecting the Westernized secularization of modern life, transmodernity seeks a synthetic, novel form of modernity that is genuinely global, anti-Eurocentric and anti-imperialist in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31 
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  • Richard E. Flathman

    Situated Concepts, Virtuosity Liberalism and Opalescent Individuality

    Edited by P.E. Digeser

    Richard E. Flathman is a ground-breaking theorist of key political concepts, a fierce defender of individuality, a close and original reader of Hobbes and an advocate of a willful conception of liberalism. In this volume P E Digeser draws together some of his key works, the collection is framed by…

    Hardback – 2016-02-14 
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  • Hanna Fenichel Pitkin

    Politics, Justice, Action

    Edited by Dean Mathiowetz

    Hanna Pitkin has made key contributions to the field of political philosophy, pushing forward and clarifying the ways that political theorists think about action as the exercise of political freedom. In so doing, she has offered insightful studies of the problems of modern politics that theorists…

    Paperback – 2015-11-29 
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  • John G. Gunnell

    History, Discourses and Disciplines

    Edited by Christopher C. Robinson

    Over the course of a long and distinguished career, John Gunnell has compelled political theorists to rethink their relation to Political Science, the history of political thought, the philosophy of social science and political reality. Drawing together some of the key works of this prolific…

    Hardback – 2015-10-31 
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  • George Kateb

    Dignity, Morality, Individuality

    Edited by John Seery

    George Kateb’s writings have been innovatory in exploring the fundamental quandary of how modern democracy—sovereignty vested in the many—might nevertheless protect, respect, promote, even celebrate the singular, albeit ordinary individual. His essays, often leading to unexpected results, have…

    Hardback – 2014-10-27
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  • Ernesto Laclau

    Post-Marxism, Populism and Critique

    Edited by David Howarth

    Ernesto Laclau has blazed a unique trail in political theory and philosophy since the early 1970s. In so doing, he has articulated a range of philosophical and theoretical currents into a coherent alternative to mainstream models and practices of conducting social and political science. The editors…

    Paperback – 2014-09-23
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  • Chantal Mouffe

    Hegemony, Radical Democracy, and the Political

    Edited by James Martin

    Chantal Mouffe’s writings have been innovatory with respect to democratic theory, Marxism and feminism. Her work derives from, and has always been engaged with, contemporary political events and intellectual debates. This sense of conflict informs both the methodological and substantive…

    Paperback – 2013-07-07
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  • Michael J. Shapiro

    Discourse, Culture, Violence

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Samuel A. Chambers

    Michael J. Shapiro’s writings have been innovatory with respect to the phenomena he has taken to be political, and the concomitant array of methods that he has brilliantly mastered. This book draws from his vast output of articles, chapters and books to provide a thematic yet integrated account of…

    Paperback – 2012-04-22
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  • Carole Pateman

    Democracy, Feminism, Welfare

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Samuel A. Chambers

    Carole Pateman’s writings have been innovatory precisely for their qualities of engagement, pursued at the height of intellectual rigour. This book draws from her vast output of articles, chapters, books and speeches to provide a thematic yet integrated account of her innovations in political…

    Paperback – 2011-07-28
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  • William E. Connolly

    Democracy, Pluralism and Political Theory

    Edited by Samuel A Chambers, Terrell Carver

    William E. Connolly’s writings have pushed the leading edge of political theory, first in North America and then in Europe as well, for more than two decades now. This book draws on his numerous influential books and articles to provide a coherent and comprehensive overview of his…

    Paperback – 2007-12-12
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