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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 72 new and published books in the subject of Modern Political Theory — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Economic Justice, Labor and Community Practice

    Edited by Louise Simmons, Scott Harding

    Facing economic upheaval and growing inequality, people in local communities are fighting for economic justice. Coalitions from labor, grassroots community organizations, the faith community, immigrant communities and other progressive forces are emerging across the U.S. and Canada and winning...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Marx for Today

    Edited by Marcello Musto

    Since the onset of global crisis in recent years, academics and economic theorists from various political and cultural backgrounds have been drawn to Marx's analysis of the inherent instability of capitalism. The rediscovery of Marx is based on his continuing capacity to explain the present. In the...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Capitalist Mode of Power

    Critical Engagements with the Power Theory of Value

    Edited by Tim Di Muzio

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    This edited volume offers the first critical engagement with one of the most provocative and controversial theories in political economy: the thesis that capital can be theorized as power and that capital is finance and only finance. The book also includes a detailed introduction to this novel...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Democracy, Intelligent Design, and Evolution

    Science for Citizenship

    By Susan P. Liebell

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Should alternatives to evolution be taught in American public schools or rejected as an establishment of religion? Democracy, Intelligent Design, and Evolution argues that accurate science education helps shape a democratic temperament. Rather than defending against Intelligent Design as religion,...

    Published August 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Margins of Citizenship

    Edited by Philip Cook, Jonathan Seglow

    Citizenship is a central concept in political philosophy, bridging theory and practice and marking out those who belong and who share a common civic status. The injustices suffered by immigrants, disabled people, the economically inactive and others have been extensively catalogued, but their...

    Published August 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Value and Limits of Rights

    Essays in Honour of Peter Jones

    Edited by Ian O'Flynn, Albert Weale FBA

    Rights are part of our everyday moral and political vocabulary. Yet while few would deny that rights are important, there is a great deal of disagreement about just how valuable rights are and what their proper limits ought to be. For example, some scholars and practitioners maintain that human...

    Published July 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Accumulation

    The Material Politics of Plastic

    Edited by Jennifer Gabrys, Gay Hawkins, Mike Michael

    Series: CRESC

    From food punnets to credit cards, plastic facilitates every part of our daily lives. It has become central to processes of contemporary socio-material living. Universalised and abstracted, it is often treated as the passive object of political deliberations, or a problematic material demanding...

    Published July 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Chantal Mouffe

    Hegemony, Radical Democracy, and the Political

    Edited by James Martin

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    Chantal Mouffe’s writings have been innovatory with respect to democratic theory, Marxism and feminism. Her work derives from, and has always been engaged with, contemporary political events and intellectual debates. This sense of conflict informs both the methodological and substantive...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Autonomy and Liberalism

    By Ben Colburn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book concerns the foundations and implications of a particular form of liberal political theory. Colburn argues that one should see liberalism as a political theory committed to the value of autonomy, understood as consisting in an agent deciding for oneself what is valuable and living life in...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Nationalism, Referendums and Democracy

    Voting on Ethnic Issues and Independence

    Edited by Matt Qvortrup

    Democracy is above all about majority rule. But which majority should rule if a part of a country wants to secede and become independent? Should the majority of the whole country decide? Or only the majority in the part that seeks to become independent be allowed to vote? Referendums and democracy...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge