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  1. Kant and International Relations Theory

    Cosmopolitan Community-building

    By Dora Ion

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book challenges popular international relations theories that claim to be based on the political writings of Immanuel Kant, and sheds new light on the philosopher's perspective on peace.Through an analysis of Kant's philosophical work and political traditions of his time, as well as of...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Time, Memory, and the Politics of Contingency

    By Smita A. Rahman

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    In recent years, there has been an increased attention to temporality in political theory, and such attention is sorely needed. For too long political theory, with the exception of occasional phenomenological forays, has remained grounded in a particular experience of time as linear and sequential....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Hegel and the Metaphysical Frontiers of Political Theory

    By Eric Lee Goodfield

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    For over one hundred and fifty years G.W.F. Hegel’s ghost has haunted theoretical understanding and practice. His opponents first, and later his defenders, have equally defined their programs against and with his. In this way Hegel’s political thought has both situated and displaced modern...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Political Philosophy of Judith Butler

    By Birgit Schippers

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Judith Butler can justifiably be described as one of the major critical thinkers of our time. While she is best-known for her interventions into feminist debates on gender, sexuality and feminist politics, her focus in recent years has broadened to encompass some of the most pertinent topics of...

    Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Gramsci and Contemporary Politics

    Beyond Pessimism of the Intellect

    By Anne Showstack Sassoon

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Can politics now be both radical and realistic? Gramsci and Contemporary Politics is a collection of Anne Showstack Sassoon's writing which spans the major transitions from Thatcher and Reagan to Clinton and Blair; the collapse of communism to the regeneration of social democracy. Applying original...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ethics and Politics in Contemporary Theory Between Critical Theory and Post-Marxism

    By Mark Devenney

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    In addressing the political and theoretical debates between critical and post-Marxist theorists, this book discusses the politics of communication and rationality, subjectivity, sovereignty, ethics and deliberative democracy, considering questions such as:* Does the theory of communicative action...

    Published January 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Culture & Democracy

    Public Reasoning and Political Inclusion

    By Cillian McBride

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    A new contribution to our understanding of democracy and multiculturalism, which bridges the gap between abstract accounts of public reasoning and more concrete proposals for democratic reform. This new study unites the two central themes of contemporary political theory: multiculturalism and...

    Published January 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. A Radical Green Political Theory

    By Alan Carter

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This volume is the first systematic, comprehensive and cogent environmental political philosophy. It exposes the relationships between the ever-worsening environmental crises, the nature of prevailing economic structures and the role of the modern state and concludes that the combination of these...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Rethinking State Theory

    By Mark J Smith, Mark J. Smith

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    In the last two decades, objects of analysis such as 'the state' have increasingly been seen as uncertain and contested theoretical concepts. Mark J. Smith presents a counter argument that highlights how existing theoretical approaches can provide useful tools for understanding contemporary...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Multiculturalism, Identity and Rights

    Edited by Bruce Haddock, Peter Sutch

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This innovative volume brings a selection of leading political theorists to the wide-ranging debate on multiculturalism and political legitimacy. By focusing on the challenge to mainstream liberal theory posed by the surge of interest in the rights of minority groups and subcultures within states,...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge