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  1. Morality and Nationalism

    By Catherine Frost

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book takes a unique approach to explore the moral foundations of nationalism. Drawing on nationalist writings and examining almost 200 years of nationalism in Ireland and Quebec, the author develops a theory of nationalism based on its role in representation. The study of nationalism has...

    Published July 30th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Deliberation, Social Choice and Absolutist Democracy

    By David van Mill

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Social choice theory and theories of deliberative discourse have deeply impacted on the way political scientists understand the dynamics of democratic politics and decision-making. Deliberation, Social Choice and Absolutist Democracy addresses the dispute between these competing schools of...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  3. John Stuart Mill - Thought and Influence

    The Saint of Rationalism

    Edited by Georgios Varouxakis, Paul Kelly

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    More than two hundred years after his birth, and 150 years after the publication of his most famous essay On Liberty, John Stuart Mill remains one of the towering intellectual figures of the Western tradition. This book combines an up-to-date assessment of the philosophical legacy of Mill’s...

    Published February 17th 2010 by Routledge

  4. National-Cultural Autonomy and its Contemporary Critics

    Edited by Ephraim Nimni

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    In his seminal essay 'Staat und Nation' ('State and Nation') Karl Renner presents his model for national-cultural autonomy, with a two-tier system of government that devolves considerable non-territorial autonomy to national communities, while sustaining the administrative unity of the Multination...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge

  5. European Integration and the Nationalities Question

    Edited by John McGarry, Michael Keating

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    A highly topical examination of the effect of European integration on relations between states and minority nations. This new collection brings together the leading specialists in the field, and covers a wide range of cases, from Northern Ireland in the West, to Estonia and Latvia in the...

    Published June 26th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Political Reconciliation

    By Andrew Schaap

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Since the end of the Cold War, the concept of reconciliation has emerged as a central term of political discourse within societies divided by a history of political violence. Reconciliation has been promoted as a way of reckoning with the legacy of past wrongs while opening the way for community in...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Power and Politics in Poststructuralist Thought

    New Theories of the Political

    By Saul Newman

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book explores the impact of poststructuralism on contemporary political theory by focussing on problems and issues central to politics today. Drawing on the theoretical concerns brought to light by the ‘poststructuralist’ thinkers Foucault, Derrida, Lacan, Deleuze and Max Stirner, Newman...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Capabilities Equality

    Basic Issues and Problems

    Edited by Alexander Kaufman

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The capabilities approach to equality, developed by Amartyr Sen and Martha Nussbaum, seeks to answer the question: what is a proper measure of a person's condition for the purposes of determining what we owe each other, as a matter of justice? While the capabilities theory has avoided many of the...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  9. In Defense of Human Rights

    A Non-Religious Grounding in a Pluralistic World

    By Ari Kohen

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The argument that religion provides the only compelling foundation for human rights is both challenging and thought-provoking and answering it is of fundamental importance to the furthering of the human rights agenda. This book establishes an equally compelling non-religious foundation for the...

    Published June 10th 2008 by Routledge

  10. The International Political Thought of Carl Schmitt

    Terror, Liberal War and the Crisis of Global Order

    Edited by Louiza Odysseos, Fabio Petito

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Presenting the first critical analysis of Carl Schmitt's The Nomos of the Earth and how it relates to the epochal changes in the international system that have risen from the collapse of the ‘Westphalian’ international order. There is an emerging recognition in political theory circles that core...

    Published March 28th 2008 by Routledge