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Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

Series Editor: Terrell Carver, Samuel A. Chambers

Routledge Innovators in Political Theory focuses on leading contemporary thinkers in political theory, highlighting the major innovations in their thought that have reshaped the field. Each volume collects both published and unpublished texts, and combines them with an interview with the thinker. The editorial introduction articulates the innovator’s key contributions in relation to political theory, and contextualises the writer’s work. Volumes in the series will be required reading for both students and scholars of 21st century politics.

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  1. George Kateb

    Dignity, Morality, Individuality

    Edited by John Seery

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    George Kateb’s writings have been innovatory in exploring the fundamental quandary of how modern democracy—sovereignty vested in the many—might nevertheless protect, respect, promote, even celebrate the singular, albeit ordinary individual. His essays, often leading to unexpected results, have...

    Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ernesto Laclau

    Post-Marxism, Populism and Critique

    Edited by David Howarth

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    Ernesto Laclau has blazed a unique trail in political theory and philosophy since the early 1970s. In so doing, he has articulated a range of philosophical and theoretical currents into a coherent alternative to mainstream models and practices of conducting social and political science. The editors...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Chantal Mouffe

    Hegemony, Radical Democracy, and the Political

    Edited by James Martin

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    Chantal Mouffe’s writings have been innovatory with respect to democratic theory, Marxism and feminism. Her work derives from, and has always been engaged with, contemporary political events and intellectual debates. This sense of conflict informs both the methodological and substantive...

    Published July 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Michael J. Shapiro

    Discourse, Culture, Violence

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Samuel A. Chambers

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    Michael J. Shapiro’s writings have been innovatory with respect to the phenomena he has taken to be political, and the concomitant array of methods that he has brilliantly mastered. This book draws from his vast output of articles, chapters and books to provide a thematic yet integrated account of...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Carole Pateman

    Democracy, Feminism, Welfare

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Samuel A. Chambers

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    Carole Pateman’s writings have been innovatory precisely for their qualities of engagement, pursued at the height of intellectual rigour. This book draws from her vast output of articles, chapters, books and speeches to provide a thematic yet integrated account of her innovations in political...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. William E. Connolly

    Democracy, Pluralism and Political Theory

    Edited by Samuel A Chambers, Terrell Carver

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    William E. Connolly’s writings have pushed the leading edge of political theory, first in North America and then in Europe as well, for more than two decades now. This book draws on his numerous influential books and articles to provide a coherent and comprehensive overview of his...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Hanna Fenichel Pitkin: Politics, Justice, Action
    Edited by Dean Mathiowetz
    To Be Published March 29th 2015
  2. Richard E. Flathman: Situated Concepts, Virtuosity Liberalism and Opalescent Individuality
    Edited by P.E. Digeser
    To Be Published June 29th 2015

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