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Forthcoming Critical Theory Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Cambodia and the Politics of Aesthetics

    By Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Illuminating developments in contemporary Cambodia with political and aesthetic theory, this book analyses the country’s violent transition from socialism to capitalism through an innovative method that combines the aesthetic approach and critical theory. To understand the particularities of the...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Security, Technology and Global Politics

    Thinking with Virilio

    By Mark Lacy

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book analyses some of the key problems explored in Paul Virilio’s theorising on war and security. Paul Virilio has developed a provocative series of writings on how modern societies have shaped the acceleration of military/security technologies – and how technologies of security and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Contemporary Relevance of Carl Schmitt

    Law, Politics, Theology

    Edited by Matilda Arvidssen, Leila Brännström, Panu Minkkinen

    What does Carl Schmitt have to offer to ongoing debates about sovereignty, globalization, spatiality, the nature of the political, and political theology? Can Schmitt’s positions and concepts offer insights that might help us understand our concrete present-day situation? Works on Schmitt usually...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Art of Post-Dictatorship

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Transitional Argentina

    By Vikki Bell

    Series: Transitional Justice

    Since the end of the last dictatorship in 1983, Argentina’s visual artists and art-activists have been central to campaigns to demand the criminal prosecution of those initially granted amnesty and to a variety of commemorative projects. In The Art of Post-Dictatorship: Ethics and Aesthetics in...

    To Be Published September 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Resisting Biopolitics

    Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies

    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The topic of biopolitics is a timely one, and it has become increasingly important for scholars to reconsider how life is objectified, mobilized, and otherwise bound up in politics. This cutting-edge volume discusses the philosophical, social, and political notions of biopolitics, as well as the...

    To Be Published September 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Differentiated Integration in the European Union

    Edited by Benjamin Leruth, Christopher Lord

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The notion of Differentiated Integration is increasingly used in the literature on European integration. Often employed interchangeably with the notion of "flexible integration, diverging views on its nature have led to the emergence of various definitions and, to some extent, a semantic confusion....

    To Be Published October 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Anarchist Imagination

    Anarchism Encounters the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Edited by Carl Levy, Saul Newman

    Series: Interventions

    This a a broad ranging introduction to 21st century anarchism which includes a wide array of theoretical approaches as well as a variety of empirical and geographical perspectives. The book demonstrates how this vibrant and often controversial ideology has influenced the humanities and social...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Politics and Suicide

    The Philosophy of Political Self-destruction

    By Nicholas Michelsen

    Series: Interventions

    Politics and Suicide argues that whilst the historical lineage of suicidal politics is recognised, the fundamental significance of autodestruction to the political remains under examined. It contends that practices like suicide-bombing do not simply embody a strange or abnormal ‘suicidal’...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Reading Marx in the Information Age

    A Media and Communication Studies Perspective on Capital, Volume 1

    By Christian Fuchs

    This book is a comprehensive guide to Marx’s most important and groundbreaking work. Renowned Marxist scholar Christian Fuchs provides a thorough, chapter-by-chapter introduction to Capital Volume 1 that assists undergraduate and postgraduate readers in making sense of Marx in the information age,...

    To Be Published November 10th 2015 by Routledge