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  1. Societal Complexity

    System Effects and the Problem of Prediction

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman

    The complexity of the modern world makes it difficult to predict the effects of political actions. In his 1992 book, System Effects, Robert Jervis underscored this difficulty by pointing to various sources of complexity when people interact. For example, they may misperceive each other’s...

    Published October 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Dao of World Politics

    Towards a Post-Westphalian, Worldist International Relations

    By L. H. M. Ling

    Series: New International Relations

    This book draws on Daoist yin/yang dialectics to move world politics from the current stasis of hegemony, hierarchy, and violence to a more balanced engagement with parity, fluidity, and ethics. The author theorizes that we may develop a richer, more representative approach towards sustainable and...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Democratic Deliberation in the Modern World

    Edited by Paul Gunn

    Would ordinary citizens benefit if public decisions were increasingly based on an inclusive and fair exchange of reasons rather than mere voting or choices in the market? Debates amongst deliberative democrats often proceed as though this process of public reasoning is precisely what the democratic...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. After Cosmopolitanism

    Edited by Rosi Braidotti, Patrick Hanafin, Bolette B. Blaagaard

    At a time when social and political reality seems to move away from the practice of cosmopolitanism, whilst being in serious need of a new international framework to regulate global interaction, what are the new definitions and practices of cosmopolitanism? Including contributions from leading...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Post-Colonial State in the Era of Capitalist Globalization

    Historical, Political and Theoretical Approaches to State Formation

    By Tariq Amin-Khan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    State formation in post-colonial societies differed greatly from the formation of the Western capitalist state. The latter has been extensively studied, while a coherent grasp of the post-colonial state has remained elusive. Amin-Khan provides a critical historical and contemporary understanding of...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Critical Border Studies

    Broadening and Deepening the 'Lines in the Sand' Agenda

    Edited by Noel Parker, Nick Vaughan-Williams

    This edited collection formalises Critical Border Studies (CBS) as a distinctive approach within the interdisciplinary border studies literature. Although CBS represents a heterogeneous assemblage of thought, the hallmark of the approach is a basic dissatisfaction with the ‘Line in the Sand’...

    Published August 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Representative Turn in EU Studies

    Edited by Sandra Kröger, Dawid Friedrich

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    After the participative and deliberative turns in both democratic theory and EU studies, we are currently witnessing a ‘representative turn’ to which this volume contributes by addressing the relation between representation and democracy in the EU. Although in the Lisbon Treaty the EU conceives...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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