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  1. Confronting Climate Change

    By Constance Lever-Tracy

    Series: Shortcuts

    What are the manifest and likely future consequences of climate change? How will the world respond to the challenges of climate change in the twenty-first century? How should people think about confronting the politics of climate change? In this highly accessible introduction to the predicted...

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Postwar History Education in Japan and the Germanys

    Guilty lessons

    By Julian Dierkes

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    How did East and West Germany and Japan reconstitute national identity after World War II? Did all three experience parallel reactions to national trauma and reconstruction? History education shaped how these nations reconceived their national identities. Because the content of history education...

    Published March 1st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Humanitarianism Contested

    Where Angels Fear to Tread

    By Michael Barnett, Thomas G. Weiss

    Series: Global Institutions

    This book provides a succinct but sophisticated understanding of humanitarianism and insight into the on-going dilemmas and tensions that have accompanied it since its origins in the early nineteenth century. Combining theoretical and historical exposition with a broad range of contemporary case...

    Published February 18th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 11th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Power, Politics, and Society

    An Introduction to Political Sociology

    By Betty Dobratz, Lisa K Waldner, Timothy Buzzell

    Power, Politics & Society: An Introduction to Political Sociology discusses how sociologists have organized the study of politics into conceptual frameworks, and how each of these frameworks foster a sociological perspective on power and politics in society. This includes discussing how...

    Published February 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 29th 2011 by Routledge