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  1. Arguing About Political Philosophy

    Edited by Matt Zwolinski

    Series: Arguing About Philosophy

    Arguing About Political Philosophy is an engaging survey of political philosophy perfect for beginning and advanced undergraduates. Selections cover classic philosophical sources such as Rousseau and Locke, as well as contemporary writers such as Nozick and Dworkin. In addition, this text includes...

    Published January 21st 2009 by Routledge

  2. Latin American Democracy

    Emerging Reality or Endangered Species?

    Edited by Richard L. Millett, Richard L. Millet, Jennifer S. Holmes, Orlando J. Pérez

    Nearly thirty years have passed since Latin America began the arduous task of transitioning from military-led rule to democracy. In this time, more countries have moved toward the institutional bases of democracy than at any time in the region’s history. Nearly all countries have held free,...

    Published December 14th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Democracy and Party Systems in Developing Countries

    A comparative study of India and South Africa

    By Clemens Spiess

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book examines and compares the emergence, development and impact of the party systems in post-colonial India and post-apartheid South Africa. It sheds light on the crucial role and function of party systems in democratising developing countries. Although often described as political miracles...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Nihilism

    By Bulent Diken

    Series: Key Ideas

    Most significant problems of contemporary life have their origins in nihilism and its paradoxical logic, which is simultaneously destructive to and constitutive of society. Yet, in social theory, nihilism is a surprisingly under-researched topic. This book develops a systematic account of nihilism...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Shaping the Humanitarian World

    By Peter Walker, Daniel G. Maxwell

    Series: Global Institutions

    Providing a critical introduction to the notion of humanitarianism in global politics, tracing the concept from its origins to the twenty-first century, this book examines how the so called international community works in response to humanitarian crises and the systems that bind and divide them....

    Published November 16th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Reasonableness in Liberal Political Philosophy

    Edited by Shaun Young

    Previously published as a special issue of the Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, this collection offers a thought-provoking critique of the role of the concept of reasonableness in liberal political theory, focusing on the proposed relationship between reasonableness and the...

    Published November 13th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Industrial Vagina

    The Political Economy of the Global Sex Trade

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    The industrialization of prostitution and the sex trade has created a multibillion-dollar global market, involving millions of women, that makes a substantial contribution to national and global economies. The Industrial Vagina examines how prostitution and other aspects of the sex industry have...

    Published November 10th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Economics Versus Human Rights

    By Manuel Couret Branco

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Human rights and economics are the concepts that have contributed the most to free human kind, the former from fear and the latter from need. Consequently, they should be complementing rather competing. Unfortunately it does not seem to be the case. In this book Manuel Couret Branco shows how...

    Published November 6th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Capitalism, Democracy and the Prevention of War and Poverty

    Edited by Peter Graeff, Guido Mehlkop

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    For a very large part of the world’s population, poverty and war are still part of everyday life. Drawing on insights from several disciplines, this book attempts to find scientific answers to explain the relationship between conflict and poverty. This interdisciplinary volume brings together a...

    Published November 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  10. Achieving Human Rights

    By Richard Falk

    Richard Falk once again captures our attention with a nuanced analysis of what we need to do - at the personal level as well as state actions - to refocus our pursuit of human rights in a post-9/11 world. From democratic global governance, to the costs of the Iraq War, the preeminent role of the...

    Published October 27th 2008 by Routledge