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  1. Contemporary Social Theory

    An introduction

    By Anthony Elliott, Anthony Elliott

    This book is arguably the definitive undergraduate textbook on contemporary social theory. Written by one of the world’s most acclaimed social theorists, Anthony Elliott provides a dazzlingly accessible and comprehensive introduction to modern social theory from the Frankfurt School to...

    Published December 15th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Concepts and Method in Social Science

    The Tradition of Giovanni Sartori

    Edited by David Collier, John Gerring

    Careful work with concepts is a cornerstone of good social science methodology. Concepts and Method in Social Science demonstrates the crucial role of concepts, providing a timely contribution that draws both on the classic work of Giovanni Sartori and the writing of a younger generation of...

    Published December 14th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Cooperating without America

    Theories and Case Studies of Non-Hegemonic Regimes

    Edited by Stefan Brem, Kendall Stiles

    The USA has long been considered dominant in the creation and shaping of global initiatives. Co-operating Without America examines a number of significant cases where, in spite of American opposition, the international community has still moved forwards with far-reaching agreements. By...

    Published December 14th 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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