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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
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
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
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
Ethnic Diversity and the Nation State: National Cultural Autonomy Revisited
To Be Published September 4th 2014
Critical Theory and Democracy: Civil Society, Dictatorship, and Constitutionalism in Andrew Arato’s Democratic Theory
To Be Published September 19th 2014
Epistemological Liberalism: Culture, Justice and the State
To Be Published September 29th 2014
Honor: A Phenomenology
To Be Published September 29th 2014
Democracy and National Pluralism
To Be Published October 31st 2014
Tensions of Modernity: Las Casas and His Legacy in the French Enlightenment
To Be Published November 18th 2014
Michael A. Weinstein: Action, Contemplation, Vitalism
To Be Published December 17th 2014
Scientific Statesmanship, Governance and the History of Political Philosophy
To Be Published February 14th 2015
Political Philosophy, Empathy and Justice
To Be Published May 31st 2015
Positive and Negative Freedom in Liberal Thought
To Be Published June 29th 2015