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11-20 of 56 results in Routledge Innovations in Political Theory
A critical appraisal of Robert Cox and neo-Gramscian theory
This book provides an outline and a critique of neo-Gramscian international relations theory, from a Marxist perspective. Focusing on the pioneering work of Robert Cox, but also drawing on the wider neo-Gramscian literature, this book presents a comprehensive account of neo-Gramscian international...
Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge
Civil disobedience is a public, nonviolent, conscientious yet political act, contrary to law, carried out to communicate opposition to law and policy of government. This book presents a theory of civil disobedience that draws on ideas associated with deliberative democracy. This book explores the...
Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge
Hegemony and resistance
The aim of this book is to explain and assess the relevance of the ideas of Gramsci to a world fundamentally transformed from that in which his thought was developed. It takes some of Gramsci’s best-known concepts – hegemony, civil society, passive revolution, the national-popular, trasformismo,...
Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge
Polities, Contention, and Ideas
This book is an inquiry into the history of the idea of popular sovereignty as it has been shaped by the struggles between rulers and ruled. It builds on the notion that a thorough analysis of how the idea of popular sovereignty emerges from, and interacts with, a political history of contention...
Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge
Despite perennial interest in Pliny the Elder’s Natural History, the world’s first encyclopedia, as a record of the prodigious, the quotidian, and the useful in Rome in the first century AD, for centuries Pliny has been derided as little more than an inept compiler of facts and marvels...
Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge
This edited volume provides a coherent and comprehensive assessment of Antonio Gramsci's significant contribution to the fields of political and cultural theory. It contains seminal contributions from a broad range of important political and cultural theorists from around the world and explains the...
Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge
‘Two Concepts of Liberty’ 50 Years Later
Since his death in 1997, Isaiah Berlin’s writings have generated continual interest among scholars and educated readers, especially in regard to his ideas about liberalism, value pluralism, and "positive" and "negative" liberty. Most books on Berlin have examined his general political theory, but...
Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge
Cities and Transcendence
Sophocles and the Politics of Tragedy is an inquiry into a fundamental political problem made visible through the tragic poetry of Sophocles. In part I Badger offers a detailed exegesis of three plays: Ajax, Antigone, and Philoctetes. These plays share a common theme, illuminating a persistent...
Published December 14th 2012 by Routledge
Civil Society, Dictatorship, and Constitutionalism in Andrew Arato’s Democratic Theory
This book focuses on Andrew Arato’s democratic theory and its relevance to contemporary issues such as processes of democratization, civil society, constitution-making, and the modern Executive. Andrew Arato is -both globally and disciplinarily- a prominent thinker in the fields of democratic...
Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge
Honor is misunderstood in the social sciences. The literature lacks both accuracy and precision in its conceptual development such that we no longer say what we mean because we have no idea what we’re saying. We use many terms to mean honor and mean many different ideas when we refer to honor....
Published July 16th 2012 by Routledge
Culture & Democracy: Public Reasoning and Political Inclusion
To Be Published December 31st 2013
Hegel and the Metaphysical Frontiers of Political Theory
To Be Published February 27th 2014
The Political Philosophy of Judith Butler
To Be Published April 14th 2014
Michael A. Weinstein: Action, Contemplation, Vitalism
To Be Published July 31st 2014
Post-Ecologist Politics: Social Theory and the Abdication of the Ecologist Paradigm
To Be Published August 14th 2014
Gramsci and Contemporary Politics: Beyond Pessimism of the Intellect
To Be Published August 14th 2014
Epistemological Liberalism: Culture, Justice and the State
To Be Published September 29th 2014
Scientific Statesmanship, Governance and the History of Political Philosophy
To Be Published November 30th 2014