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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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 September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Ernesto Laclau

    Post-Marxism, Populism and Critique

    Edited by David Howarth

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    Ernesto Laclau has blazed a unique trail in political theory and philosophy since the early 1970s. In so doing, he has articulated a range of philosophical and theoretical currents into a coherent alternative to mainstream models and practices of conducting social and political science. The editors...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Critical Theory and Democracy

    Civil Society, Dictatorship, and Constitutionalism in Andrew Arato’s Democratic Theory

    Edited by Enrique Peruzzotti, Martin Plot

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book focuses on Andrew Arato’s democratic theory and its relevance to contemporary issues such as processes of democratization, civil society, constitution-making, and the modern Executive. Andrew Arato is -both globally and disciplinarily- a prominent thinker in the fields of democratic...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Politics of Empathy

    Ethics, Solidarity, Recognition

    By Anthony M. Clohesy

    The Politics of Empathy argues that empathy is a necessary condition for ethical subjectivity and the emergence of a more compassionate world. One of the reasons empathy is important is because it gives us a sense of what it is like to be someone else. However, to understand its ethical...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion Reconsidered

    What Determines Public Opinion?

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman

    In the Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion (1992), John Zaller set out one of the most influential models of opinion formation: he presented the public as a pliable instrument of political elites, who are able to garner support simply by sending "cues" through the mass media telling Republicans or...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Kant and International Relations Theory

    Cosmopolitan Community-building

    By Dora Ion

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book challenges popular international relations theories that claim to be based on the political writings of Immanuel Kant, and sheds new light on the philosopher's perspective on peace.Through an analysis of Kant's philosophical work and political traditions of his time, as well as of...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Variegated Neoliberalism

    EU varieties of capitalism and International Political Economy

    By Huw Macartney

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    We know from the cost of the 2007-09 crisis that transnational finance does not operate in a realm removed from our everyday lives. Variegated Neoliberalism explains why its inequalities persist and how they undermine more social-minded policies towards finance in the EU. The book suggests that...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Time, Memory, and the Politics of Contingency

    By Smita A. Rahman

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    In recent years, there has been an increased attention to temporality in political theory, and such attention is sorely needed. For too long political theory, with the exception of occasional phenomenological forays, has remained grounded in a particular experience of time as linear and sequential....

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge