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Major Works: Politics & International Relations

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 374 new and published major works in the subject of Politics & International Relations — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Asia Pacific Security

    Edited by Leszek Buszynski

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    This new title from Routledge, edited by Professor Leszek Buszynski, includes the key literature on Asia Pacific Security. Arranged across four volumes, the collection covers China, the United States, Japan, and South Korea, as well as peripheral players such as Australia and India. It explores in...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Critical International Relations

    Edited by Jenny Edkins

    Series: Critical Concepts in International Relations

    Critical approaches to International Relations are now central to both current scholarship and contemporary teaching. Indeed, in the last decade or so, serious work that embraces traditions including, among others, the postcolonial, poststructuralist, psychoanalytic, feminist, deconstructive,...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Peacebuilding

    Edited by Vincent Chetail, Oliver Jütersonke

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    The controversies raised by the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the situation in Iraq, and the management of the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings have demonstrated anew that achieving peace is not merely a matter of ending wars. Indeed, the consequences of conflicts often extend far beyond the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Citizenship

    Edited by Richard Bellamy, Madeleine Kennedy-Macfoy

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    Citizenship, denoting full and active membership of the national and political community, has been recognized as a critical concept since ancient times. However, three key and related changes have occurred to each of the basic components of this concept that have altered dramatically to whom and to...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Gramsci

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Gramsci

    In the years since the publication of the Prison Notebooks, the interest and importance of Antonio Gramsci’s contribution to Marxist thought and political analysis has become widely recognised. The concern to explore and identify the structures of the capitalist state is both the principal...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Gramsci (RLE: Gramsci)

    And Italy's Passive Revolution

    Edited by John A. Davis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Gramsci

    Antonio Gramsci used the term ‘passive revolution’ to describe the limitations and weaknesses of the 19th century bourgeois state in Italy which permitted economic development whilst thwarting social and political progress. This detailed study consists of seven essays each exploring a different...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Praxis and Method (RLE: Gramsci)

    A Sociological Dialogue with Lukacs, Gramsci and the Early Frankfurt School

    By Richard Kilminster

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Gramsci

    This sociological critique of the ‘philosophy of praxis’ looks at the importance of the concept in the social theory of leading influential Western Marxists such as Lukács, Gramsci, Korsch, Horkheimer, Marcuse and Adorno in the inter-war period. It offers a detailed critique of Marx and Hegel, and...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gramsci and Marxist Theory (RLE: Gramsci)

    Edited by Chantal Mouffe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Gramsci

    This book familiarizes the English-speaking reader with the debate on the originality of Gramsci’s thought and its importance for the development of Marxist theory. The contributors present the principal viewpoints regarding Gramsci’s theoretical contribution to Marxism, focussing in particular on...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Sociology of Political Praxis (RLE: Gramsci)

    An Introduction to Gramsci's Theory

    By Leonardo Salamini

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Gramsci

    This volume analyses the philosophical nature of Gramsci’s Marxism and its Hegelian source, the radical critique of the economistic tradition and the original analyses of the role of superstructures, ideology, consciousness and subjectivity in the revolutionary process. It relates the central...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Re-issuing 15 volumes originally published between 1967 and 1989, the books in this collection cover everything from pre-war diplomacy and international relations, British and German military and naval strategy and capability to food supply and the effect of the First World War on British politics...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge