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  1. Democracy, Participation and Contestation

    Civil society, governance and the future of liberal democracy

    Edited by Emmanuelle Avril, Johann N Neem

    Series: Democratization Studies

    The establishment of democracy on both sides of the Atlantic has not been a smooth evolution towards an idealized presumed endpoint. Far from it, democratization has been marked by setbacks and victories, a process often referred to as ‘contested democracy’. In view of recent mobilizations such as...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Art of Post-Dictatorship

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Transitional Argentina

    By Vikki Bell

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Since the end of the last dictatorship in 1983, Argentina’s visual artists and art-activists have been central to campaigns to demand the criminal prosecution of those initially granted amnesty and to a variety of commemorative projects. In The Art of Post-Dictatorship: Ethics and Aesthetics in...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Government and the Environment

    The Role of the Modern State in the Face of Global Challenges

    Edited by Laura Castellucci

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    In the today’s global "commercial society" an inquiry into the economic role of government is gaining momentum. Many crucial goods for the wellbeing of a society are not "commercial", national security and clean air are great examples. This means that the economic role of government is not limited...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Social Movements

    Transformative Shifts and Turning Points

    Edited by Savyasaachi, Ravi Kumar

    Series: Social Movements and Transformative Dissent

    This volume attempts to show the emerging contours of ‘transformative action’ in social movements across South Asia. It argues that these contours have been shaped by contestations over questions of equity, justice and well-being on the one hand, and the nature and scope of new and classical social...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge India

  5. John Rawls and the History of Political Thought

    The Rousseauvian and Hegelian Heritage of Justice as Fairness

    By Jeffrey Bercuson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    In this book, Jeffrey Bercuson presents the immense, and yet for the most part unrecognized, influences of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel on John Rawls, the most important political philosopher of the 20th century. While the well-documented influence of Immanuel Kant on...

    Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Studying Politics Today

    Critical Approaches to Political Science

    Edited by Nancy S. Love, Mark Mattern

    This book examines what political scientists are studying – and how they are doing it – in ways that could improve our world. It features scholars in political science and related fields, who are engaged in research that is more politically relevant than the work that continues to dominate the...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Development of Political Science

    A Comparative Survey

    Edited by David Easton, Luigi Graziano, John Gunnell

    In recent years the history of political science has become recognised as an important but neglected area of study. The Development of Political Science is the first comprehensive discussion of the subject in a comparative international perspective. Offering a wide-ranging account of the...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Architecture Against the Post-Political

    Essays in Reclaiming the Critical Project

    Edited by Nadir Lahiji

    Written by a team of renowned contributors and carefully edited to address the themes laid out by the editors in their introduction, the book includes theoretical issues concerning the questions of aesthetics and politics and addresses city and urban strategies within the general critique of the "...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Elitism (Routledge Revivals)

    By G Lowell Field, John Higley

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1980, this book presents an important critique of prevailing political doctrine in Western societies at a time of major change in circumstances of Western civilization. G. Lowell Field and John Higley stress the importance of a more realistic appraisal of elite and mass roles in...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Emancipatory International Relations

    Critical Thinking in International Relations

    By Roger D. Spegele

    Series: New International Relations

    International relations theory is witnessing a veritable explosion of works within the areas of modernism and postmodernism, yet there has been no attempt to compare these theories and their sources according to a common criterion or logical form. This author argues that while these...

    Published May 12th 2014 by Routledge