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Major Works: Political Theory

You are currently browsing 21–30 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. Economic Tracts for the Times

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Originally written as a series of pamphlets and at a time of high unemployment, this volume discusses free trade, monetary policy, wages and employment, economic theory and social legislation....

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Guild Socialism Restated

    By G D H Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Guild Socialism Restated is G D H Cole’s fullest and most systematic account of his vision of industrial and political reorganization. The introductory chapters of the volume develop the theme of democratic citizenship in relation to industrial society. Cole contends that neither capitalism nor...

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Attempts at General Union

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This volume traces the attempts made after the Napoleonic Wars to link up all the numerous local and sectional Trade Societies into a single comprehensive ‘General Trades Union’ – attempts which culminated in the short-lived Grand National Consolidated Trades Union formed under Robert Owen’s...

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Socialist Economics

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This volume sets forth as simply as possible the theoretical foundations which underlie the practical policies of democratic Socialism. This involves both a repudiation and a refutation of the assumptions of the older classical economists who believed in laissez-faire, and a careful differentiation...

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Meaning of Marxism

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This book is largely based on What Marx Really Meant which was written by Cole and published in 1934. It is a revaluation of Marx’s essential ideas and methods in relation to contemporary social structures and developments and considers the bearing of Marx’s theories on the structure of social...

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  6. RLE: Responding to Fascism

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Responding to Fascism

    The rise of fascism in Europe ultimately plunged the world into war and brought about the horrors of the holocaust, yet these outcomes were far from apparent to many observers in the 1930’s. This collection of contemporary and near contemporary works represents some of the diversity of response as...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Religion and Politics

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    The early twenty-first century has witnessed a global resurgence of religious activity and identification. In particular, numerous examples of the growing political influence of religion can be cited, not least in Europe, once thought to be an inexorably secularizing continent. In India, meanwhile,...

    Published October 16th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Social Principles and the Democratic State (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 4)

    By S. Benn, R. S. Peters

    This book, originally published in 1959, makes explicit the social principles which underlie the procedures and political practice of the modern democratic state. The authors take the view that in the modern welfare state there are porblems connected with the nature of law, with concepts like...

    Published October 6th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Law, Socialism and Democracy (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 9)

    By Paul,Q,Hirst

    This book explores the political and legal institutions necessary for a democratic socialism in advanced industrial societies. It argues that a democratic socialist society needs a firm framework of public law, and a formal constitution. Populist conceptions of direct democracy and informal justice...

    Published October 6th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Authority and Democracy (Routledge Library Editions: Political Science Volume 5)

    By April Carter

    This book debates the nature and functions of authority: it examines how far our inherited images of authority derive from an aristocratic and traditional order and considers which models of authority are still relevant in a democratic and rationalist society. It discusses the characteristics of...

    Published October 6th 2009 by Routledge