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Major Works: Political Theory

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 61 new and published major works in the subject of Political Theory — 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.

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  1. Bakunin on Anarchy (RLE Anarchy)

    Edited by Sam Dolgoff

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Anarchy

    When originally published this was the first comprehensive collection in English from the works of the founder of anarchism. It includes translations of published and unpublished (in 1973) material left unfinished or unrevised at the time of Bakunin’s death. ...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Political Knowledge

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman, Shterna Friedman

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    Since at least the time of Plato, political scientists and philosophers have been concerned about what citizens and rulers should know if they are to be governed—and govern—well. Moreover, the increasing complexity of modern societies has revivified thinking about and around the critical concept of...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Islamic Political Thought and Governance

    Edited by Abdullah Saeed

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    Islam has had a significant impact on world history, not only as a major religion that has directed the personal beliefs and actions of individuals, but also as the basis of a distinct system of government that has developed its own institutions, practices and philosophies. This new Routledge Major...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Routledge

  4. G. D. H. Cole: Selected Works

    Edited by Noel Thompson

    G. D. H. Cole was one of the foremost British socialist thinkers of the twentieth century. His literary output was immense and encompassed works of social theory, economics, political economy, economic history, social and labour history, political theory, history of thought and sociology. The books...

    Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge

  5. G. D. H. Cole: Early Pamphlets & Assessment (RLE Cole)

    Edited by Noel Thompson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This volume of extremely rare pamphlets spans over thirty years of prolific output by G D H Cole. It encompasses the challenges of full employment and the role re-armament in achieving that, nationalizing industries, the principles of socialism and the welfare state....

    Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The World of Labour

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Cole saw the trade unions as being critical to progress, but to realise their role they needed to change and the issue of trade union structure therefore became fundamental. He considered in this volume that trade union structure was a central problem of the labour movement – he described British...

    Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Self-Government in Industry

    By G D H Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This book represents an important stage in the development of an indigenous theory. The argument is presented with the special qualities of cogency and perception which have given the author a lasting influence within the labour movement....

    Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Life of William Cobbett

    By G D H Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This volume is representative of the historical works of a particular period (1923-29) when there was a hiatus in the output of Cole the theoretician. It is an extraordinary contribution to labour history and is among the finest of his historical works. ...

    Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Next Ten Years

    By G D. H. Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This volume was Cole's first major work of political economy in almost a decade and it effectively positioned him as a mainstream Fabian who sought to stabilize capitalism before progressing socialism by essentially statist means. Influenced by J A Hobson and Maynard Keynes the imperative for Cole...

    Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Practical Economics

    By G D H Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This volume compares the planning of economic conditions under the very different political systems of Soviet Russia, Fascist Germany and Italy and Democratic America, with some discussion of partial economic planning in Great Britain. It includes a broad survey of the successive phases of the Five...

    Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge