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Forthcoming Critical Theory Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Security, Emancipation and the Politics of Health

    A New Theoretical Perspective

    By Joao Nunes

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book develops a new theoretical framework for the study of security issues and applies this to the case of health. Building on the work of the ‘Welsh School’ of Security Studies, and drawing on contributions from the wider critical security literature, the book provides an emancipatory...

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Claus Offe and the Critical Theory of the Capitalist State

    By Jens Borchert, Stephan Lessenich

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Back in 1972, German political sociologist Claus Offe published a book on the Structural Problems of Late Capitalism which, for almost two decades, inspired and stimulated an international and transdisciplinary debate on the role of the state in contemporary capitalism. An academic debate which,...

    To Be Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Justice, Order and Anarchy

    The International Political Theory of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

    By Alex Prichard

    Series: New International Relations

    This book provides a contextual account of the first anarchist theory of war and peace, and sheds new light on our contemporary understandings of anarchy in International Relations. Although anarchy is arguably the core concept of the discipline of international relations, scholarship has largely...

    To Be Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Documenting World Politics

    A Critical Companion to IR and Non-Fiction Film

    Edited by Rens Van Munster, Casper Sylvest

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    As a central component of contemporary culture, films mirror and shape political debate. Reflecting on this development, scholars in the field of International Relations (IR) increasingly explore the intersection of TV series, fiction film and global politics. So far, however, virtually no...

    To Be Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Interpretive Approaches to Global Climate Governance

    (De)constructing the Greenhouse

    Edited by Chris Methmann, Delf Rothe, Benjamin Stephan

    Series: Interventions

    Global climate change is perceived to be one of the biggest challenges for international politics in the 21st century. This work seeks to fuse a global governance perspective together with different interpretive approaches, offering a novel way of looking at international climate politics. Equipped...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Zizek and Law

    Edited by Laurent de Sutter

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    The very first book dedicated to Slavoj Zizek’s theoretical treatment of law, this book gathers widely recognized Zizek scholars as well as legal theorists to offer a sustained analysis of the place of law in Zizek’s work. Whether it is with reference to symbolic law, psychoanalytical law,...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Videogames, Popular Culture and World Politics

    By Nick Robinson

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    Videogames matter and they matter for world politics. The aim of this book is to demonstrate the way in which games contribute to the evolution of global politics and to show how global politics contributes to the development of games. Robinson seeks to achieve this in two ways. First, he...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Contemporary Relevance of Carl Schmitt

    Law, Politics, Theology

    Edited by Matilda Arvidssen, Leila Brannstrom, 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 March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Higher Education and Transnational Politics

    Edited by Meng-Hsuan Chou, Isaac Kamola, Tamson Pietsch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global and Transnational Politics

    This edited volume introduces readers to the relationship between higher education and transnational politics. It aims to show how higher education is a significant arena for domestic political struggles as well as regional and international transformation. Our starting point is that the political...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Educating Adolescent Girls Around the Globe

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Sandra L. Stacki, Supriya Baily

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    While many initial education benchmarks are being met, new and continuing challenges exist for adolescent girls in the developing world. Discrimination, violence, marginalization, and health-related issues prevail, making proper education at the middle school level crucial during this unique...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge