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Forthcoming Political Theory Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Socialist China, Capitalist China

    Social tension and political adaptation under economic globalization

    Edited by Guoguang Wu, Helen Lansdowne

    Series: China Policy Series

    China is currently encountering increasing social problems, together with the rise of mass discontent and public protest, despite having achieved enormous economic growth after nearly thirty years of market socialism and embracing globalization. The future of China thus depends not only on the...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Security, Emancipation and the Politics of Health

    A New Theoretical Perspective

    By Joao Nunes

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book develops a new theoretical framework for the study of security issues and applies this to the case of health. Building on the work of the ‘Welsh School’ of Security Studies, and drawing on contributions from the wider critical security literature, the book provides an emancipatory...

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Democracy and National Pluralism

    Edited by Ferran Requejo

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    How can democracies deal with plurality? This book looks at the political accommodation of national plurality in liberal democracies and in the European Union at the turn of the century. Its panel of international authorities examines this issue from a variety of perspectives, considering...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Politics and Philosophy of Michael Oakeshott

    By Stuart Isaacs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Michael Oakeshott was a leading Political theorist described by The Telegraph in 1990 as "the greatest political philosopher in the Anglo-Saxon tradition since Mill – or even Burke". There has been sustained interest in his work, and a developing body of literature, over recent years. This book...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. In Search of a Political Philosophy

    Ideologies at the Close of the Twentieth Century

    By W. J. Stankiewicz

    In Search of a Political Philosophy is an analysis of the three democratic `isms' - conservatism, liberalism and socialism - and of the distinct nature of the all-devouring ideology - Marxist communism. The author is concerned with the conscious and unconscious assumptions of the proponents and...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Religion and the Rise of Democracy

    By Graham Maddox

    In a major original study, Graham Maddox analyses the role of religion in the development of democracy from the tribes of ancient Israel to the present day. The book contrasts Athenian direct democracy with the Old Testament monarchy in which the concept of religious opposition - vital to modern...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Hayek on Hayek

    An Autobiographical Dialogue

    Edited by Stephen Kresge, Leif Wenar

    Series: The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek

    This book traces the life's work of a man now widely regarded as one of the greatest economists, political philosophers and social theorists of the century. The result is the most alive and accessible introduction to Hayek to date....

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Nature and Liberty

    By Dr John Zvesper, John Zvesper

    Liberal democracy, it has been claimed, stands at the end of history. But there are hidden internal strains that could threaten its fabric.Nature and Liberty explores three of the most important practical problems of modern liberal politics - those connected with ethnicity and race, sex and the...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Egalitarian Thought and Labour Politics

    Retreating Visions

    By Nick Ellison

    In Egalitarian Thought and Labour Politics Nick Ellison argues that the concept of equality is the cornerstone of the British socialist tradition. He examines the alternative understandings of equality which have divided the labour party since 1930 and traces the origins of the current shift away...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Freedom in Economics

    New Perspectives in Normative Analysis

    Edited by Marc Fleurbaey, Nicolas Gravel, Jean-François Laslier, Alain Trannoy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book presents a range of papers by philosophers and economists who consider the definition and value of liberty; freedom in rights and equality of opportunity. Until recently freedom has played no explicit role in the conceptual framework of economists, however freedom seems to be at the heart...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge