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Major Works: Political Theory

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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. John Stuart Mill

    By R J Halliday, R. J. Halliday

    First published in 1976, this volume offers a significant new interpretation of Mill's political thought, Mill's ambivalent attitude to democracy is carefully examined. The implications for modern democracy of Mill's views on consensus and leadership, bureaucracy and participation, equality and...

    Published December 24th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Bentham

    By James Steintrager

    First published in 1977 this volume challenges the accepted interpretations of Bentham's political thought and in particular the landmark criticism by John Stuart Mill and Elie Halévy, the author consulted the extensive manuscript collections left by Bentham to the University of London and the...

    Published December 24th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Socialism

    Critical Concepts in Political Science

    Edited by Jeremy Jennings

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    This four-volume collection combines the historical with the conceptual, providing a guide to the main themes that have structured socialist thought and practice over the last 200 years. The set also examines contemporary socialism. A detailed index and new introduction makes this set an invaluable...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Deleuze, Marx and Politics

    By Nicholas Thoburn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    A critical and provocative exploration of the political, conceptual and cultural points of resonance between Deleuze's minor politics and Marx's critique of capitalist dynamics, engaging with Deleuze's missing work, The Grandeur of Marx. This book explores the core categories of communism and...

    Published February 5th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Revolution

    Critical Concepts in Political Science

    Edited by Rosemary H.T. O'Kane

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    This unique set collects together 83 key articles on revolution. The set begins with theoretical approaches to the study of the subject, noting several theories advanced by revolutionaries themselves, and then moves on to major articles about individual events. Revolution: Critical Concepts...

    Published December 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  6. Marx's Social and Political Thought II (Vols. 5-8)

    Critical Assessments: Second Series

    Edited by Bob Jessop, Russell Wheatley

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    This collection addresses fundamental themes in Marx's social and political thought. It covers key controversies in the analysis of Marx's overall intellectual development, the influence of Hegel, the Marx-Engels relationship, the validity of historical materialism, the significance of class and...

    Published May 26th 1999 by Routledge

  7. The Collected Works of Harold Laski

    By Paul Hirst

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This set comprises ten works spanning Laski's eminent career as a political thinker. Chairman of the Labour Party in 1945, Laski was one of the major political philosophers of the Twentieth Century Left.Amongst the key works included in this set are Studies in the Problem of Sovereignty (1917) and...

    Published July 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  8. Religion and the Rise of Democracy

    By Graham Maddox

    In a major original study, Graham Maddox analyses the role of religion in the development of democracy from the tribes of ancient Israel to the present day. The book contrasts Athenian direct democracy with the Old Testament monarchy in which the concept of religious opposition - vital to modern...

    Published December 13th 1995 by Routledge

  9. Jeremy Bentham

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Bhikhu Parekh

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    Bentham scholarship has concentrated on certain aspects of his thought: this collection reflects that bias. Most of the articles are published since 1950, but those of his contemporaries show how his ideas became politically influential. This is an important new contribtion that will be of great...

    Published October 20th 1993 by Routledge

  10. Political Thought in Ireland Since the Seventeenth Century

    Edited by D. George Boyce, Dr Robert Eccleshall, Robert Eccleshall, Vincent Geoghegan

    These pioneering essays provide a unique study of the development of political ideas in Ireland from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. The book breaks away from the traditional emphasis in Irish historiography on the nationalism/unionism debate to focus instead on previously neglected areas...

    Published September 1st 1993 by Routledge