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  1. Economics, Ethics and the Market

    Introduction and Applications

    By Johan J. Graafland

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The primary aim of the text is to introduce the reader to the relationship between economics and ethics and to the application of economic ethics in the evaluation of the market. The reader will gain insight into: The ethical and methodological strategy of economics and criticism of the core...

    Published June 16th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Marxism & Scientific Socialism

    From Engels to Althusser

    By Paul Thomas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Engels declared at Marx’s funeral in Highgate Cemetery that "just as Darwin discovered the law of development of organic nature, so Marx discovered the law of development of human history". Scientific socialism was the term Engels used to describe Marx's socio-economic philosophy and many later...

    Published June 1st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Capital as Power

    A Study of Order and Creorder

    By Jonathan Nitzan, Shimshon Bichler

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Conventional theories of capitalism are mired in a deep crisis: after centuries of debate, they are still unable to tell us what capital is. Liberals and Marxists both think of capital as an ‘economic’ entity that they count in universal units of ‘utils’ or ‘abstract labour’, respectively. But...

    Published May 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Political and Social Thought in Post-Communist Russia

    By Axel Kaehne

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This is the first comprehensive study of Russian political and social thought in the post-Communist era. The book portrays and critically examines the conceptual and theoretical attempts by Russian scholars and political thinkers to make sense of the challenges of post-communism and the trials of...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Piero Sraffa: The Man and the Scholar

    Exploring His Unpublished Papers

    Edited by Heinz D. Kurz, Luigi Pasinetti, Neri Salvadori

    Previously published as special issues of The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought and The Review of Political Economy, this volume contains the papers devoted to the life and work of Piero Sraffa. Sraffa was a leading intellectual of the twentieth century. He was brought to...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Justice, Power and the Political Landscape

    Edited by Kenneth Olwig, Donald Mitchell

    Landscape is now on the agenda in a new way. The increasing interest in justice, power and the political landscape expresses a sea change occurring in the meaning of landscape itself, from landscape as scenery to landscape as polity and place. As Lionella Scazzosi argues "The meaning of the term ‘...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Theories of Political Protest and Social Movements

    A Multidisciplinary Introduction, Critique, and Synthesis

    By Karl-Dieter Opp

    Political protest and social movements are ubiquitous phenomena. This book focuses on the current theoretical approaches that aim at explaining them: the theory of collective action, the resource mobilization perspective, political opportunity structure theory, the identity approach, the framing...

    Published April 6th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Democracy and Myth in Russia and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Alexander Wöll, Harald Wydra

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    In the absence of democratic state institutions, eastern European countries were considered to possess only myths of democracy. Working on the premise that democracy is not only an institutional arrangement but also a civilisational project, this book argues that mythical narratives help...

    Published April 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Political Theorists in Context

    By Anthony M. Clohesy, Stuart Isaacs, Chris Sparks

    This exciting new textbook presents a clear framework for students to understand how themes and issues in political thought have emerged and developed throughout the 20th Century. Charting the progression from the preoccupation with the boundaries of the modern state, through to the current debates...

    Published March 24th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Citizenship between Past and Future

    Edited by Engin F. Isin, Peter Nyers, Bryan S. Turner

    Citizenship between Past and Future brings together some of the most prominent scholars in the field of citizenship studies to assess, critically and contextually, the ongoing significance of citizenship as an object of study. The authors reflect on the major issues and debates that have emerged in...

    Published March 13th 2009 by Routledge