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  1. Democracy and Violence

    Global Debates and Local Challenges

    Edited by John Schwarzmantel, Hendrik Jan Kraetzschmar

    Illustrated most dramatically by the events of 9/11 and the subsequent ‘war on terror’, violence represents a challenge to democratic politics and to the establishment of liberal-democratic regimes. Liberal-democracies have themselves not hesitated to use violence and restrict civil liberties as a...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Assessing the Capitalist Peace

    Edited by Gerald Schneider, Nils Petter Gleditsch

    Researchers have recently reinvigorated the idea that key features associated with a capitalist organization of the economy render nation states internally and externally more peaceful. According to this adage, the contract intensity of capitalist societies and the openness of the economy are among...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Sophocles and the Politics of Tragedy

    Cities and Transcendence

    By Jonathan N. Badger

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Sophocles and the Politics of Tragedy is an inquiry into a fundamental political problem made visible through the tragic poetry of Sophocles. In part I Badger offers a detailed exegesis of three plays: Ajax, Antigone, and Philoctetes. These plays share a common theme, illuminating a persistent...

    Published December 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Jim Crow Citizenship

    Liberalism and the Southern Defense of Racial Hierarchy

    By Marek D. Steedman

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    In the late 1860s the U.S. federal government initiated the most abrupt transition from slavery to citizenship in the Americas. The transformation, of course, did not stick, but it did permanently alter the terms of American citizenship and initiated a century long struggle over the place of...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  5. A Dictionary of Conservative and Libertarian Thought (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Nigel Ashford, Stephen Davies

    First published in 1991, this is a reissue of the pathbreaking Dictionary of Conservative and Libertarian Thought, the first book to examine the ideals and arguments produced by the intellectual traditions of both conservatism and classical liberalism. Covering the ideas of many...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Economic Patriotism in Open Economies

    Edited by Ben Clift, Cornelia Woll

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The recent financial crisis has demonstrated that governments continuously seek to steer their economies rather than leaving them to free markets. Despite the ambitions of international economic cooperation, such interventionism is decidedly local. Some politicians even proudly evoke "economic...

    Published November 8th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Toleration Re-Examined

    Edited by Derek Edyvane, Matt Matravers

    The problem of how we are to live together in morally and culturally diverse democratic societies is central to modern life. Over the last thirty years, an extensive philosophical literature has developed around the idea of toleration as a way of engaging with that problem. However, recent years...

    Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Global Capital and Peripheral Labour

    The History and Political Economy of Plantation Workers in India

    By Ravi Raman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book presents a historical account of plantations in India in the context of the modern world economy. It brings history up to the present, thereby showing how history can assist in explaining contemporary conditions and trends. The author focuses on labour and economic development problems...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Self-Realization and Justice

    A Liberal-Perfectionist Defense of the Right to Freedom from Employment

    By Julia Maskivker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this book, Maskivker argues that there ought to be a right not to participate in the paid economy in a new way; not by appealing to notions of fairness to competing conceptions of the good, but rather to a contentious (but defensible) normative ideal, namely, self-realization. In so doing, she...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Political Civility in the Middle East

    Edited by Frederic Volpi

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Contemporary debates about civility are shaped by the dominant liberal and secular narratives of a peaceful world of sovereign nation-states. For contemporary scholars and policy makers, the challenge is to insert meaningfully the political evolution of the Middle East in the dominant...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge