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  1. Urbicide

    The Politics of Urban Destruction

    By Martin Coward

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The term ‘urbicide’ became popular during the 1992-95 Bosnian war as a way of referring to widespread and deliberate destruction of the urban environment. Coined by writers on urban development in America, urbicide captures the sense that the widespread and deliberate destruction of buildings is a...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Governance for Harmony in Asia and Beyond

    Edited by Julia Tao, Anthony B. L. Cheung, Martin Painter, Chenyang Li

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    Harmony has become a major challenge for modern governance in the twenty-first century because of the multi-religious, multi-racial and multi-ethnic character of our increasingly globalized societies. Governments all over the world are facing growing pressure to integrate the many diverse elements...

    Published December 14th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Cultural Political Economy

    Edited by Jacqueline Best, Matthew Paterson

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    The global political economy is inescapably cultural. Whether we talk about the economic dimensions of the "war on terror", the sub-prime crisis and its aftermath, or the ways in which new information technology has altered practices of production and consumption, it has become increasingly clear...

    Published December 14th 2009 by Routledge

  4. National-Cultural Autonomy and its Contemporary Critics

    Edited by Ephraim Nimni

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    In his seminal essay 'Staat und Nation' ('State and Nation') Karl Renner presents his model for national-cultural autonomy, with a two-tier system of government that devolves considerable non-territorial autonomy to national communities, while sustaining the administrative unity of the Multination...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge

  5. International Relations and States of Exception

    Margins, Peripheries, and Excluded Bodies

    Edited by Shampa Biswas, Sheila Nair

    Critically but sympathetically interrogating Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben’s analysis of the logic of sovereign power, this volume draws attention to the multiple zones of exclusion in and through which contemporary international politics constitutes itself. Beginning from the margins and...

    Published December 4th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Critical Terrorism Studies

    A New Research Agenda

    Edited by Richard Jackson, Marie Breen Smyth, Jeroen Gunning

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    In response to the growth of a critical perspective on contemporary issues of terrorism, this edited volume brings together a number of leading scholars to debate the new subfield of 'critical terrorism studies'. In the years since the 9/11 attacks, terrorism studies has undergone a major...

    Published November 20th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Companion to Social Theory

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    Series: Routledge Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Social Theory provides an authoritative, comprehensive and provocative introduction to the key traditions of thought in social theory today. This ground-breaking reference work brings together major contributors, both established and emergent new voices, to reflect on the...

    Published November 18th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Governing Subjects

    An Introduction to the Study of Politics

    By Isaac D. Balbus

    This introduction to the study of politics explores the multiple meanings of "governance" as well as the several senses of what it means to be a "subject." It takes the reader on a journey through and across the domains of law and institutions, markets and power, and culture and identity, and shows...

    Published November 18th 2009 by Routledge

  9. New Challenges to Democratization

    Edited by Peter Burnell, Richard Youngs

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This important text explores the widespread contention that new challenges and obstacles have arisen to democratization, assessing the claim that support for democratization around the world is facing a serious challenge. Bringing together leading international scholars of democratization,...

    Published November 16th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Radicalism and the Revolt Against Reason (Routledge Revivals)

    The Social Theories of Georges Sorel with a Translation of his Essay on the Decomposition of Marxism

    By Irving Louis Horowitz

    Radicalism and the Revolt Against Reason is a work that continues to have a steady and large scale impact on political and social theory fifty years since its first appearance. A study of how radical thought modifies its actions and ideologies in a time of unrealized and frustrated...

    Published November 12th 2009 by Routledge