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Forthcoming Political Theory Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Hybrid Rule and State Formation

    Public-Private Power in the 21st Century

    Edited by Shelley Hurt, Ronnie Lipschutz

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Neoliberalism has been the reigning ideology of our era. For the past four decades, almost every real-world event of any consequence has been traced to the supposedly omnipresent influence of neoliberalism. Instead, this book argues that states across the world have actually grown in scope and...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Guidebook to Mill's On Liberty

    By Jonathan Riley

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    John Stuart Mill’s On Liberty is widely regarded as one of the most influential and stirring pieces of political philosophy ever written. Ever relevant in our increasingly surveillance dominated culture, the essay argues strongly in favour of the moral rights of individuality, including rights of...

    To Be Published July 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Contesting Spain? The Dynamics of Nationalist Movements in Catalonia and the Basque Country

    Edited by Richard Gillespie, Caroline Gray

    Series: Europa Country Perspectives

    Contesting Spain? The Dynamics of Nationalist Movements in Catalonia and the Basque Country offers an exploration of the dynamics behind contemporary shifts in the orientation of nationalist parties and movements with reference to Catalonia and the Basque country in Spain. The chapters were...

    To Be Published July 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Current Controversies in Political Philosophy

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Series: Current Controversies in Philosophy

    Current Controversies in Political Philosophy brings together an international team of leading philosophers to explore and debate four key and dynamic issues in the field in an accessible way. Should we all be cosmopolitans? – Gillian Brock and Cara Nine Are rights important? – Rowan Cruft and...

    To Be Published July 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge