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Forthcoming Modern Political Theory Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Mobilities and Foucault

    Edited by Katharina Manderscheid, Tim Schwanen, David Tyfield

    Although Foucault’s work has been employed and embraced enthusiastically by some ‘mobilities’ scholars, discussion across these two traditions to date has mostly been partial and unsystematic. Yet Foucault’s work can make critical contributions, for example, to thinking about governing mobilities...

    To Be Published May 13th 2015 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...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Isaiah Berlin and the Politics of Freedom

    ‘Two Concepts of Liberty’ 50 Years Later

    Edited by Bruce Baum, Robert Nichols

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Since his death in 1997, Isaiah Berlin’s writings have generated continual interest among scholars and educated readers, especially in regard to his ideas about liberalism, value pluralism, and "positive" and "negative" liberty. Most books on Berlin have examined his general political theory, but...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa

    Five Decades of Misrule

    Edited by Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi, Shadrack Wanjala Nasong’o

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    Bringing together scholars from a wide array of disciplines - including anthropology, economics, history, sociology, and political science - this volume addresses the problems of the regime change and state failure in Africa in the context of the global economy, but from a specifically African...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Dialectics in World Politics

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This volume explores the conceptual, methodological and praxeological aspects of dialectical analysis in world politics. As dialectics has remained an under-theorised analytical tool in international relations, this volume provides a critical resource for those seeking to deploy dialectics in their...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Anti-Pelagian Imagination in Political Theory and International Relations

    Dealing in Darkness

    By Nick Rengger

    This work seeks to draw together some of the key work of the scholar Nicholas Rengger, focusing on the theme of the 'anti-pelagian imagination' in poltiical theory and international relations. Drawing on both unpublished and previously published pieces, Rengger frames the collection with a detailed...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Richard E. Flathman

    Situated Concepts, Virtuosity Liberalism and Opalescent Individuality

    Edited by P.E. Digeser

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    Richard E. Flathman is a ground-breaking theorist of key political concepts, a fierce defender of individuality, a close and original reader of Hobbes and an advocate of a willful conception of liberalism. In this volume P E Digeser draws together some of his key works, the collection is framed by...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Boredom, Colonialism and War

    Dreams of Power and Agency, 1870-1930

    By Erik Ringmar

    Series: New International Relations

    Why is liberalism unable to account for the violence which persists in modern society? Boredom, Colonialism and War is a wide ranging IR study which looks at the role of cutural systems in warfare, the modern condition and the failure of globalization to halt war through international free trade....

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Social Contract Theory in American Jurisprudence

    Too Much Liberty and Too Much Authority

    By Thomas R. Pope

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Despite decades of attempts and the best intentions of its members, the United States Supreme Court has failed to develop a coherent jurisprudence regarding the state’s proper relationship to the individual. Without some objective standard upon which to ground jurisprudence, decisions have moved...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Thinking the Political

    Ernesto Laclau and the Politics of Post-Marxism

    Edited by Mark Devenney

    Combining rigorous theoretical debate with a set of articles exploring Ernesto Laclau’s thinking of politics, leading international scholars of contemporary radical theory demonstrate the relevance of Laclau’s work to conceptualizing the Political and politics. Part 1 situates Laclau’s...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge