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  1. Political Development

    By Damien Kingsbury

    This book fills a growing gap in the literature on international development by addressing the debates about good governance and institution-building within the context of political development. Political Development returns the key issues of human rights and democratization to the centre of the...

    Published June 27th 2007 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia

    Identity, Nationalism and the Uniform Civil Code

    By Partha S. Ghosh

    It is a political study of the controversy surrounding the issue of the uniform civil code vis-à-vis personal laws from a South Asian perspective. At the centre of the debate is whether there should be a centralized view of the legal system in a given society or a decentralized view, both...

    Published April 30th 2007 by Routledge India

  3. Fifty Major Political Thinkers

    2nd Edition

    By Ian Adams, R.W. Dyson

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Major Political Thinkers introduces the lives and ideas of some of the most influential figures in Western political thought, from ancient Greece to the present day. The entries provide a fascinating introduction to the major figures and schools of thought that have shaped contemporary...

    Published April 18th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Concepts and Theories of Modern Democracy

    3rd Edition

    By Anthony H. Birch

    This highly acclaimed and popular academic text is now available in a new edition, having been revised and updated to cover the analyses of the use, abuse and ambiguity of many essential concepts used in political discourse and political studies. These include basic concepts such as liberty,...

    Published April 11th 2007 by Routledge

  5. John Stuart Mill

    By R J Halliday, R. J. Halliday

    First published in 1976, this volume offers a significant new interpretation of Mill's political thought, Mill's ambivalent attitude to democracy is carefully examined. The implications for modern democracy of Mill's views on consensus and leadership, bureaucracy and participation, equality and...

    Published March 30th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Human Rights and Empire

    The Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism

    By Costas Douzinas

    Erudite and timely, this book is a key contribution to the renewal of radical theory and politics. Addressing the paradox of a contemporary humanitarianism that has abandoned politics in favour of combating evil, Douzinas, a leading scholar and author in the field of human rights and...

    Published March 21st 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Understanding Weber

    By Sam Whimster

    Understanding Weber provides an accessible and comprehensive explanation of the central issues of Weber's work. Using the most recent scholarship and editions of Weber's writings, Sam Whimster establishes the full range, depth and development of Max Weber's approach to the social and cultural...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Speaking of Economics

    How to Get in the Conversation

    By Arjo Klamer

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Making sense of economists and their world in a persuasive and entertaining style, Arjo Klamer, the author of a number of influential books including Conversation with Economists and The Consequences of Economic Rhetoric, shows that economics is as much about how people interact as it is about the...

    Published February 18th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Meaning of Ideology

    Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Michael Freeden

    This is the first collection to bring together leading scholars from diverse disciplines to offer a variety of perspectives on ideology and its analysis, emphasizing the input of different intellectual and scholarly traditions to the meaning of ideology. The articles explore commonalities in the...

    Published February 7th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Politics Without Sovereignty

    A Critique of Contemporary International Relations

    Edited by Christopher Bickerton, Philip Cunliffe, Alexander Gourevitch

    Written by leading scholars, this volume challenges the recent trend in international relations scholarship – the common antipathy to sovereignty. The classical doctrine of sovereignty is widely seen as totalitarian, producing external aggression and internal repression. Political leaders...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge