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  1. Utopian Politics

    Citizenship and Practice

    By Rhiannon Firth

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    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 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Multiculturalism and Moral Conflict

    Edited by Maria Dimova-Cookson, Peter Stirk

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    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 7th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Liberal Democracy as the End of History

    Fukuyama and Postmodern Challenges

    By Christopher Hughes

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    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 30th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Principles and Political Order

    The Challenge of Diversity

    Edited by Bruce Haddock, Peri Roberts, Peter Sutch

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    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 30th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Autonomy and Identity

    The Politics of Who We Are.

    By Ros Hague

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    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 24th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Sexual Justice / Cultural Justice

    Critical Perspectives in Political Theory and Practice

    Edited by Barbara Arneil, Monique Deveaux, Rita Dhamoon, Avigail Eisenberg

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    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 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The New Politics of Masculinity

    Men, Power and Resistance

    By Fidelma Ashe

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The field of masculinities research continues to expand, and has become increasingly complex. Much of the contemporary analysis of men, masculinity and power has been influenced by the work of a number of profeminist writers who have been leading figures in developing new political interventions...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Political Constructivism

    By Peri Roberts

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Political Constructivism is concerned with the justification of principles of political justice in the face of pluralism. Contemporary accounts of multiculturalism, pluralism and diversity have challenged the capacity of political theory to impartially justify principles of justice beyond the...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Political Language and Metaphor

    Interpreting and changing the world

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Jernej Pikalo

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Until a century ago, a metaphor was just a mere figure of speech, but since the development of discourse analysis a metaphor has become more than merely incidental to the content of the arguments or findings. Students and scholars in political studies know the importance of metaphors in electoral...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Citizens and the State

    Attitudes in Western Europe and East and Southeast Asia

    By Takashi Inoguchi, Jean Blondel

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book is about the relationship between citizens and the state. Their relationship has tended to be argued from a top down perspective without systematically examining empirical data about their association. In contrast, Citizens and the State, analyses the relationship from a primarily bottom...

    Published July 30th 2010 by Routledge