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21-30 of 56 results in Routledge Innovations in Political Theory
Las Casas and His Legacy in the French Enlightenment
Politics today is marked by tension between claims of universal human rights and diversity. From the war on terror to immigration, one of the major challenges facing liberalism is to understand the scope of equality in a world in which certain peoples are perceived to reject and/or violently resist...
Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge
National Cultural Autonomy Revisited
This book explores a largely forgotten legacy of multicultural political thought and practice from within Eastern Europe and examines its relevance to post-Cold War debates on state and nationhood. Featuring a Preface by former UK Home Secretary Charles Clarke, it weaves theory and practice to...
Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge
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 February 12th 2012 by Routledge
The Political Thought of William E. Connolly
William E. Connolly’s political theory forms a distinct and influential contribution to contemporary debates about the nature and prospects of democratic life in the twenty-first century. His original conceptualisations of pluralism, naturalism, the politics of the body, religion, secularism and...
Published December 29th 2011 by Routledge
Citizenship and Practice
In the context of global problems such as the economic downturn, escalating inequality, terrorism, resource depletion and climate change, cynicism prevails in contemporary politics, which need not be the case. Utopian Politics confronts a world intensely aware of the problems that we face and sadly...
Published November 1st 2011 by Routledge
Multiculturalism is higher on the daily political agenda than it has ever been. Leading politicians and public commentators speak with an unparalleled bluntness about the perceived limitations of multiculturalism while representatives of cultural, minorities express concern about marginalisation....
Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge
Fukuyama and Postmodern Challenges
Francis Fukuyama claims that liberal democracy is the end of history. This book provides a theoretical re-examination of this claim through postmodernist ideas. The book argues that postmodern ideas provide a valuable critique to Fukuyama’s thesis, and poses the questions: can we talk about a...
Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge
The Challenge of Diversity
An ideal new multi-disciplinary volume for students and scholars of philosophy, contemporary political theory, and international relations. This volume offers key insights into the work of the chief figures in the contemporary debate surrounding thin universalism and presents a...
Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge
The Politics of Who We Are.
Autonomy and Identity are key concepts in both political and feminist thought and have played central roles in both fields. Although there has been much academic work on both concepts there has arguably been little that has addressed the connections between autonomy and identity. Autonomy and...
Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge
Critical Perspectives in Political Theory and Practice
This key volume explores the relationship between cultural justice and sexual justice in multicultural societies in a new light. The authors challenge the framing of ‘feminism and multiculturalism’ as one of inevitable conflict, as well as the portrayal of liberal sexual equality and cultural...
Published February 9th 2011 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