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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Changing Context of Local Democracy

    Role Perception and Behaviour of Municipal Councillors

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt

    This book reflects on the role and task perception as well as the behaviour of councillors in the changing context of local democracy. Political leadership at the local level has attracted growing attention in recent years in parallel with reforms of local government and of the municipal...

    To Be Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Comparing autocracies in the early Twenty-first Century

    Vol 2: The Performance and Persistence of Autocracies

    Edited by Aurel Croissant, Steffen Kailitz, Patrick Koellner, Stefan Wurster

    Series: Democratization Special Issues

    Authoritarianism research has evolved into one of the fastest growing research fields in comparative politics. The newly awakened interest in autocratic regimes goes hand in hand with a lack of systematic research on the results of the political and substantive policy performance of variants of...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Parties, Partisanship and Political Theory

    Edited by Matteo Bonotti, Veit Bader

    Political parties have only recently become a subject of investigation in normative political theory. Parties have traditionally been studied by political scientists in their organizational features and in relation to the analysis of related topics such as party systems and electoral systems....

    To Be Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Parliamentary Communication in EU Affairs

    Connecting with the Electorate?

    Edited by Katrin Auel, Tapio Raunio

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    Over the last twenty years, the role of national parliaments in EU affairs has gained considerable academic attention. Much of the literature, however, has focused on parliamentary scrutiny and control in EU affairs. What tends to be generally overlooked is that the parliamentary communication...

    To Be Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Works of Harold J. Laski

    By Harold Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    This set comprises works spanning Laski's career as a political thinker and the volumes re-issued here examine the questions of how government might be made more open and accountable and how the broad-based properity necessary to democracy might be assured. These remain central questions for both...

    To Be Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Studies in the Problem of Sovereignty (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    An influential study of political power, originally published in 1917. Laski's theoretical ideas are elaborated through examples drawn from political and religious movements, such as the Catholic Revival and the creation of the German Empire. He concludes that the state is not a supreme entity; it...

    To Be Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Authority in the Modern State (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    As a sequel to Studies in the Problem of Sovereignty, this volume, originally published in 1919, expands Laski’s pluralist doctrine of the state, (using France as its reference) but covers rather broader ground, since its main object is to insist that the problem of sovereignty is only a...

    To Be Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Foundations of Sovereignty (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    And Other Essays

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    This influential study, originally published in 1921, develops aspects of Laski's theory of the state, ideas he introduced in his first important publication, Authority in the Modern State (1919). According to Laski, the state is not a supreme entity; it is one association among many that must...

    To Be Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. A Grammar of Politics (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    Laski’s magnum opus, this volume outlines the history and functions of state institutions which (in the author’s view) are desirable for the effective functioning of a democracy. Topics discussed include: The necessity of government; state and society; rights and power; liberty and equality;...

    To Be Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge