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  1. Reframing the Intercultural Dialogue on Human Rights

    A Philosophical Approach

    By Jeffrey Flynn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this book, Flynn stresses the vital role of intercultural dialogue in developing a non-ethnocentric conception of human rights. He argues that Jürgen Habermas’s discourse theory provides both the best framework for such dialogue and a much-needed middle path between philosophical approaches that...

    Published December 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Giorgio Agamben

    Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives

    Edited by Tom Frost

    This book collects new contributions from an international group of leading scholars – including many who have worked closely with Agamben – to consider the impact of Agamben’s thought on research in the humanities and social sciences. Giorgio Agamben: Legal, Political and Philosophical...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Weak Constitutionalism

    Democratic Legitimacy and the Question of Constituent Power

    By Joel Colón-Ríos

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    It has been frequently argued that democracy is protected and realized under constitutions that protect certain rights and establish the conditions for a functioning representative democracy. However, some democrats still find something profoundly unsettling about contemporary constitutional...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Psychoanalytic Reflections on Politics

    Fatherlands in mothers' hands

    By Eszter Salgó

    Psychoanalytic Reflections on Politics: Fatherlands in mothers’ hands is a playful exploration of how people’s desires, fantasies, and emotions shape political events and social phenomena. It highlights the mythical sources of today’s political projects, the power of political imagination, and the...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Memory and Trauma in International Relations

    Theories, Cases and Debates

    Edited by Erica Resende, Dovile Budryte

    Series: Interventions

    This work seeks to provide a comprehensive and accessible survey of the international dimension of trauma and memory and its manifestations in various cultural contexts. Drawing together contributions and case studies from scholars around the globe, the book explores the international political...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Human Security as Statecraft

    Structural Conditions, Articulations and Unintended Consequences

    By Nik Hynek

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book critically investigates the discourses and practices of human security and aims to delve below the stereotypical imageries representing them. Drawing on Foucault and Deleuze, the author approaches human security from a new perspective, with the aim of ascertaining what has...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Pope Benedict XVI and the Politics of Modernity

    Edited by Marc D. Guerra

    In Benedict XVI and the Politics of Modernity, distinguished scholars from North America and Europe examine Pope Benedict XVI’s searching reflections on the challenges and prospects facing modern Western society. For more than five decades, Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI has made the subject of...

    Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Visual Politics and North Korea

    Seeing is Believing

    By David Shim

    Series: Interventions

    In the realm of international relations, there are seemingly few states like North Korea. Whether it is the country’s human rights situation, its precarious everyday life or its so-called foreign policy of coercion and nuclear brinkmanship, no matter what this ‘pariah’ nation says and does it...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Ontology and World Politics

    Void Universalism I

    By Sergei Prozorov

    Series: Interventions

    Together these two companion volumes develop an innovative theory of world politics, grounded in the reinterpretation of the concepts of ‘world’ and ‘politics’ from an ontological perspective. Ontology and World Politics presents a new approach to political universalism, grounded in the...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Theory of the Political Subject

    Void Universalism II

    By Sergei Prozorov

    Series: Interventions

    Together these two companion volumes develop an innovative theory of world politics, grounded in the reinterpretation of the concepts of ‘world’ and ‘politics’ from an ontological perspective. Theory of the Political Subject continues the project of reconstruction of political universalism begun...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge