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Forthcoming Critical Theory Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Research Ethics and Social Movements

    Scholarship, Activism and Knowledge Production

    Edited by Kevin Gillan, Jenny Pickerill

    What ethical challenges are faced by researchers studying social and political movements? Should scholars integrate their personal politics and identities into their research? What role should activists have in shaping the purposes or processes of social scientific research? How do changing...

    To Be Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Debates in Nordic Gender Studies

    Differences Within

    Edited by Cecilia Åsberg, Malin Rönnblom

    Celebrating more than two decades of feminist theory and gender research, this book provides an essential overview of current theoretical positions, hot topics and state-of-the-art perspectives in the field of Nordic Gender Studies: an area currently facing the challenges of internationalization...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 16th 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. Sincerity in Politics and International Relations

    Edited by Sorin Baiasu, Sylvie Loriaux

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This work examines concept of sincerity in politics and international relations in order to discuss what we should expect of politicians, within what parameters should they work, and how their decisions and actions could be made consistent with morality. The collection features an...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge