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  1. Welfare, Right and the State

    A Framework for Thinking

    By David P. Levine

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

    This book develops a creative theoretical framework for understanding the welfare state: the theory of the state and the idea of welfare connected to autonomy. Written by a well-known expert of political economy and welfare, it explores the nature of welfare and connects welfare not to basic needs,...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Sexual Justice / Cultural Justice

    Critical Perspectives in Political Theory and Practice

    Edited by Barbara Arneil, Monique Deveaux, Rita Dhamoon, Avigail Eisenberg

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This key volume explores the relationship between cultural justice and sexual justice in multicultural societies in a new light. The authors challenge the framing of ‘feminism and multiculturalism’ as one of inevitable conflict, as well as the portrayal of liberal sexual equality and cultural...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The European Union and the Social Dimension of Globalization

    How the EU Influences the World

    Edited by Jan Orbie, Lisa Tortell

    Series: Routledge/GARNET series

    This volume provides a comprehensive account of the European Union’s social role in the world, assessing the EU’s ability to shape the social aspect of globalization from both law and political science perspectives. Focusing explicitly on the EU, the authors address the extent of coherence...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Political Language and Metaphor

    Interpreting and changing the world

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Jernej Pikalo

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Until a century ago, a metaphor was just a mere figure of speech, but since the development of discourse analysis a metaphor has become more than merely incidental to the content of the arguments or findings. Students and scholars in political studies know the importance of metaphors in electoral...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  5. Women's Movements

    Flourishing or in abeyance?

    Edited by Sandra Grey, Marian Sawer

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Written by leading women's movement scholars, this book is the first to systematically apply the idea of social movement abeyance to differing national and international contexts. Its starting point is the idea that the women's movement is over, an idea promoted in the media and encouraged by...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  6. Rapid Climate Change

    Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

    By Scott G. McNall

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    The book reviews the science of climate change and explains why it is one of the most difficult problems humanity has ever tackled. Climate change is a "wicked" problem bound up with problems of population growth, environmental degradation, and world problems of growing social and economic...

    Published January 28th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Empire Versus Democracy

    The Triumph of Corporate and Military Power

    By Carl Boggs

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    In Empire Versus Democracy, Carl Boggs traces the authoritarian trajectory of American politics since World War II, with emphasis on the growing concentration of corporate and military power that has accompanied the United States assumption of leading superpower on the world scene. The rise of the...

    Published January 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Socialism the Active Utopia (Routledge Revivals)

    By Zygmunt Bauman

    Rather than contributing to the long-standing discussion about the characteristics of the society that socialism proposes to establish, this Routledge Revival, initially published in 1976, aims to explore the impact of the ‘living utopia’ of socialism on the development of modern society. It...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Free-Thought in the Social Sciences (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    This Routledge Revival sees the reissue of a seminal work by British economist, sociologist and academic John A. Hobson, elucidating his views on a variety of topics across the social sciences. He makes particular reference to the struggle between the disinterested urge of the social...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Critics of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Radical Thoughts in North America

    By Tom B. Bottomore

    First published in 1967, this essay in the interpretation of radical social thought deals mainly with the radical theorists rather than the doctrines of social and political movements, but makes an exception in an important discussion of the new radicalism of the 1960s. The author's main concern is...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge