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New and Published Books

  1. The Routledge Guidebook to Thoreau's Civil Disobedience

    By Bob Pepperman Taylor

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Since its publication in 1849, Henry David Thoreau’s Civil Disobedience has influenced protestors, activists and political thinkers all over the world. Including the full text of Thoreau’s essay, The Routledge Guidebook to Thoreau’s Civil Disobedience explores the context of his writing, analyses...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Michael A. Weinstein

    Action, Contemplation, Vitalism

    Edited by Robert L. Oprisko, Diane Rubenstein

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book explores the oeuvre of Michael Weinstein, one of the greatest political philosophers in contemporary American and continental thought. The essays are divided between inspirational pieces that illuminate the links between Weinstein and authors within the canon of political theory and...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Hemingway on Politics and Rebellion

    Edited by Lauretta Conklin Frederking

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Hemingway has been labeled a ‘communist sympathizer,’ ‘elitist’, and a ‘rugged individualist.’ This volume embraces the complexity of political advocacy in Hemingway’s novels and short stories. Hemingway’s characters physically, intellectually and spiritually become part of resisting current...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Tensions of Modernity

    Las Casas and His Legacy in the French Enlightenment

    By Daniel R. Brunstetter

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Politics today is marked by tension between claims of universal human rights and diversity. From the war on terror to immigration, one of the major challenges facing liberalism is to understand the scope of equality in a world in which certain peoples are perceived to reject and/or violently resist...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Capitalist Alternatives

    Models, Taxonomies, Scenarios

    By Paul Dragos Aligica, Vlad Tarko

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

    The book's objective is to explore the challenge of thinking methodically - in a theoretically and empirically informed way - about alternative forms of capitalism. What are the most effective ways to conceptualize the existing models of capitalism that have captured the public imagination and are...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Political Psychology of Turkish Political Behavior

    Edited by Cengiz Erisen

    The primary motivation for this book is to focus on something crucial that is missing in Turkish political science: well-founded theories on the Turkish voter and empiricism in scholarly research. Given the absence of such theories, one could ask what then the best model is for explaining a Turkish...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Parties, Partisanship and Political Theory

    Edited by Matteo Bonotti, Veit Bader

    Political parties have only recently become a subject of investigation in normative political theory. Parties have traditionally been studied by political scientists in their organizational features and in relation to the analysis of related topics such as party systems and electoral systems....

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. George Kateb

    Dignity, Morality, Individuality

    Edited by John Seery

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    George Kateb’s writings have been innovatory in exploring the fundamental quandary of how modern democracy—sovereignty vested in the many—might nevertheless protect, respect, promote, even celebrate the singular, albeit ordinary individual. His essays, often leading to unexpected results, have...

    Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Hayek's Political Theory, Epistemology, and Economics

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman

    Hayek thought that all economic behavior (and by implication other human behavior) is based on fallible interpretations of what information is important and of its implications for the future. This epistemological idea animated not only his heterodox economic thought, but his ideal of the rule of...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Epistemological Liberalism

    Culture, Justice and the State

    By Adam James Tebble

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    How should the State respond to the different identity-based justice claims made by its citizens? To what extent should majority societies accede to the claims of immigrant groups whose values are so different to, and sometimes in conflict with, their own? Drawing on the work of economist and...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge