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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Trickster and the System

    Identity and agency in contemporary society

    By Helena Bassil-Morozow

    For centuries, the trickster has been used in various narratives, including mythological, literary and cinematic, to convey the idea of agency, rebellion and, often turbulent, progress. In The Trickster and the System: Identity and Agency in Contemporary Society, Helena Bassil-Morozow shows how the...

    To Be Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Nationalism, Ethnicity and Boundaries

    Conceptualising and understanding identity through boundary approaches

    Edited by Jennifer Jackson, Lina Molokotos-Liederman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    Nationalism and ethnicity have become, across time and space, a force in the construction of boundaries. This book analyses geographical and physical borders and symbolic, political and socio-economic boundaries, and how they impact upon nationalism and ethnic identity. Geographic and other...

    To Be Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Authority, Experience and the Life of Power

    Edited by Claire Blencowe, Julian Brigstocke, Leila Dawney

    Taking up the challenge of understanding power in its complexity, this volume returns to and revitalises the concept of ‘authority’. It provides a powerful analysis of the ways that relationships of trust, attachment, governance and inequality become possible when subjectivities and bodies are...

    To Be Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Hayek's Political Theory, Epistemology, and Economics

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman

    Hayek thought that all economic behavior (and by implication other human behavior) is based on fallible interpretations of what information is important and of its implications for the future. This epistemological idea animated not only his heterodox economic thought, but his ideal of the rule of...

    To Be Published October 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 19th 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