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Forthcoming Books

  1. Security, Technology and Global Politics

    Thinking with Virilio

    By Mark Lacy

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book analyses some of the key problems explored in Paul Virilio’s theorising on war and security. Paul Virilio has developed a provocative series of writings on how modern societies have shaped the acceleration of military/security technologies – and how technologies of security and...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Dialectics in World Politics

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This volume explores the conceptual, methodological and praxeological aspects of dialectical analysis in world politics. As dialectics has remained an under-theorised analytical tool in international relations, this volume provides a critical resource for those seeking to deploy dialectics in their...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Foucault and Derrida

    The Other Side of Reason

    By Roy Boyne

    The writings of Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida pose a serious challenge to the old established, but now seriously compromised forms of thought. In this compelling book, Roy Boyne explains the very significant advances for which they have been responsible, their general importance for the human...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Civic Virtue and the Sovereignty of Evil

    By Derek Edyvane

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The last decade has witnessed a growing perception of ethical crisis in public life. Circumstances of political uncertainty, fueled by the rise of international terror and global financial crisis, have placed the practice of civic virtue under severe strain. Our turbulent times have prompted many...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Disobedience

    Concept and Practice

    Edited by Elena Loizidou

    Disobedience has been practiced and considered since time immemorial. The aim of this edited collection is to explore the concept and practice of disobedience through the prism of contemporary ideas and events. Past writings on disobedience represented it as a largely political practice that...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Giorgio Agamben

    Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives

    Edited by Tom Frost

    This book collects new contributions from an international group of leading scholars – including many who have worked closely with Agamben – to consider the impact of Agamben’s thought on research in the humanities and social sciences. Giorgio Agamben: Legal, Political and Philosophical...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge