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  1. Capabilities Equality

    Basic Issues and Problems

    Edited by Alexander Kaufman

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The capabilities approach to equality, developed by Amartyr Sen and Martha Nussbaum, seeks to answer the question: what is a proper measure of a person's condition for the purposes of determining what we owe each other, as a matter of justice? While the capabilities theory has avoided many of the...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Contemporary Environmental Politics

    From Margins to Mainstream

    Edited by Piers Stephens, John Barry, Andrew Dobson

    Series: Environmental Politics

    This new collection from the leading journal, Environmental Politics, presents an excellent overview of the key themes found in contemporary green political thought since the early 1990s. Bringing together the journal's major work, this new book charts a fascinating period in which...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Liberal Way of War

    Killing to Make Life Live

    By Michael Dillon, Julian Reid

    Series: Global Horizons

    The liberal way of war and the liberal way of rule are correlated; this book traces that correlation to liberalism's original commitment to 'making life live'. Committed to making life live, liberalism is committed to waging war on behalf of life, specifically to promote the biopolitical life of...

    Published February 20th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary Anarchist Studies

    An Introductory Anthology of Anarchy in the Academy

    Edited by Randall Amster, Abraham DeLeon, Luis Fernandez, Anthony J. Nocella, II, Deric Shannon

    This volume of collected essays by some of the most prominent academics studying anarchism bridges the gap between anarchist activism on the streets and anarchist theory in the academy. Focusing on anarchist theory, pedagogy, methodologies, praxis, and the future, this edition will strike a chord...

    Published February 10th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Critical Theorists and International Relations

    Edited by Jenny Edkins, Nick Vaughan-Williams

    Series: Interventions

    A wide range of critical theorists is used in the study of international politics, and until now there has been no text that gives concise and accessible introductions to these figures. Critical Theorists and International Relations provides a wide-ranging introduction to thirty-two important...

    Published February 10th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Ethno-symbolism and Nationalism

    A Cultural Approach

    By Anthony D. Smith

    Anthony D. Smith is Emeritus Professor of Nationalism and Ethnicity at the London School of Economics, and is considered one of the founders of the interdisciplinary field of nationalism studies. Anthony Smith has developed an approach to the study of nations and nationalism called ethno-symbolism,...

    Published February 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  7. Enchantments of Modernity

    Empire, Nation, Globalization

    By Saurabh Dube

    Series: Critical Asian Studies

    The notion of modernity hinges on a break with the past, such as superstitions, medieval worlds, and hierarchical traditions. It follows that modernity suggests the disenchantment of the world, yet the processes of modernity also create their own enchantments in the mapping and making of the modern...

    Published December 31st 2008 by Routledge India

  8. 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 16th 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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 15th 2008 by Routledge