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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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