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Major Works: Forthcoming Politics & International Relations

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Works of Harold J. Laski

    By Harold Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    This set comprises works spanning Laski's career as a political thinker and the volumes re-issued here examine the questions of how government might be made more open and accountable and how the broad-based properity necessary to democracy might be assured. These remain central questions for both...

    To Be Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Studies in the Problem of Sovereignty (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    An influential study of political power, originally published in 1917. Laski's theoretical ideas are elaborated through examples drawn from political and religious movements, such as the Catholic Revival and the creation of the German Empire. He concludes that the state is not a supreme entity; it...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Authority in the Modern State (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    As a sequel to Studies in the Problem of Sovereignty, this volume, originally published in 1919, expands Laski’s pluralist doctrine of the state, (using France as its reference) but covers rather broader ground, since its main object is to insist that the problem of sovereignty is only a...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Foundations of Sovereignty (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    And Other Essays

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    This influential study, originally published in 1921, develops aspects of Laski's theory of the state, ideas he introduced in his first important publication, Authority in the Modern State (1919). According to Laski, the state is not a supreme entity; it is one association among many that must...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. A Grammar of Politics (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    Laski’s magnum opus, this volume outlines the history and functions of state institutions which (in the author’s view) are desirable for the effective functioning of a democracy. Topics discussed include: The necessity of government; state and society; rights and power; liberty and equality;...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Communism (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    This volume bases a clear and unbiased account of Communist philosophy on the Marxian Materialist Concept of History and Marxian Theory of Value. The spear-head of Marxism is its doctrine of class-struggle and from this Laski sets out on in his exposition of the Communist attitude. Although first...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. An Introduction to Politics (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    This volume distils the themes expounded in A Grammar of Politics for the non-specialist reader. It is the best outline of Laski’s views in his transitional period....

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Democracy in Crisis (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    This volume is an expanded version of the Weil lectures given at the University of North Carolina in 1931 and is one of the two texts of Laski’s quasi Marxist period....

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Rise of European Liberalism (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    An Essay in Interpretation

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    A valuable piece of intellectual history, readable in its own terms, this volume, beginning with the Renaissance and the Reformation, traces the growth of Liberal doctrine until the advent of the French Revolution. It shows the relation of Liberalism to the new economic system, and the impact of...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Parliamentary Government in England (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    A Commentary

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    This volume, originally published in 1938 can be read by anyone with an interest in the evolution of the institution of government in England and how the workings of some parts of it particularly relate to the problems of the first half of the twentieth century. ...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge