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  1. Political Regimes and the Media in Asia

    Edited by Krishna Sen, Terence Lee

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book analyzes the relationship between political power and the media in a range of nation states in East and Southeast Asia, focusing in particular on the place of the media in authoritarian and post-authoritarian regimes. It discusses the centrality of media in sustaining repressive regimes,...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Nihilism

    By Bulent Diken

    Series: Key Ideas

    Most significant problems of contemporary life have their origins in nihilism and its paradoxical logic, which is simultaneously destructive to and constitutive of society. Yet, in social theory, nihilism is a surprisingly under-researched topic. This book develops a systematic account of nihilism...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Capitalism, Democracy and the Prevention of War and Poverty

    Edited by Peter Graeff, Guido Mehlkop

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    For a very large part of the world’s population, poverty and war are still part of everyday life. Drawing on insights from several disciplines, this book attempts to find scientific answers to explain the relationship between conflict and poverty. This interdisciplinary volume brings together a...

    Published November 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  4. Administrative Law and Governance in Asia

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Tom Ginsburg, Albert H.Y. Chen

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This book examines administrative law in Asia, exploring the profound changes in the legal regimes of many Asian states that have taken place in recent years. Political democratization in some countries, economic change more broadly and the forces of globalization have put pressure on the...

    Published October 29th 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Vernacularisation of Democracy

    Politics, Caste and Religion in India

    By Lucia Michelutti

    Series: Exploring the Political in South Asia

    The book is an ethnographic exploration of how ‘democracy’ takes social and cultural roots in India and in the process shapes the nature of popular politics. It centres on a historically marginalised caste who in recent years has become one of the most assertive and politically powerful communities...

    Published October 23rd 2008 by Routledge India

  6. Cinematic Geopolitics

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    Series: Global Horizons

    In recent years, film has been one of the major genres within which the imaginaries involved in mapping the geopolitical world have been represented and reflected upon. In this book, one of America's foremost theorists of culture and politics treats those aspects of the "geopolitical aesthetic"...

    Published October 7th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Terror, Insecurity and Liberty

    Illiberal Practices of Liberal Regimes after 9/11

    Edited by Didier Bigo, Anastassia Tsoukala

    Series: Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

    This edited volume questions the widespread resort to illiberal security practices by contemporary liberal regimes since 9/11, and argues that counter-terrorism is embedded into the very logic of the fields of politics and security. Although recent debate surrounding civil rights and liberties in...

    Published October 6th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Indigeneity and Political Theory

    Sovereignty and the Limits of the Political

    By Karena Shaw

    Series: Routledge Issues in Contemporary Political Theory

    Indigeneity and Political Theory engages some of the profound challenges to traditions of modern political theory that have been posed over the past two decades. Karena Shaw is especially concerned with practices of sovereignty as they are embedded in and shape Indigenous politics, and responses to...

    Published September 10th 2008 by Routledge

  9. The Future Of Democratic Equality

    Rebuilding Social Solidarity in a Fragmented America

    By Joseph M. Schwartz

    2011 David Easton Award, presented for the best book by the Foundations of Political Theory section of APSA: "The Future of Democratic Equality, by Joseph Schwartz, takes on three tasks, and accomplishes all brilliantly. Any one of these tasks well fulfilled would have been a laudable achievement....

    Published September 8th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Intersectionality and Beyond

    Law, Power and the Politics of Location

    Edited by Emily Grabham, Davina Cooper, Jane Krishnadas, Didi Herman

    Series: Social Justice

    This collection addresses the present and the future of the concept of intersectionality within socio-legal studies. Intersectionality provides a metaphorical schema for understanding the interaction of different forms of disadvantage, including race, sexuality, and gender. But it also goes further...

    Published August 20th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish