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The Concert of Civilizations
Jeremy Kleidosty, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

The Concert of Civilizations

The Common Roots of Western and Islamic Constitutionalism

Are Western and Islamic political and constitutional ideas truly predestined for civilizational clash? In order to understand this controversy The Concert of Civilizations. The rule of law, reflection of national character, and the clear delineation and limitation of governmental power are used as lenses through which thinkers like Cicero ...

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Virtue and Economy
Virtue and Economy
Edited by Andrius Bielskis, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania and Kelvin Knight, London Metropolitan University, UK

Virtue and Economy

Essays on Morality and Markets

Interest in Aristotelianism and in virtue ethics has been growing for half a century but as yet the strengths of the study of Aristotelian ethics in politics have not been matched in economics. This ground-breaking text fills that gap. Challenging the premises of neoclassical economic theory, the contributors take issue with neoclassicism’s ...

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Revolutionary Subjectivity in Post-Marxist Thought
Revolutionary Subjectivity in Post-Marxist Thought
Oliver Harrison, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Revolutionary Subjectivity in Post-Marxist Thought

Laclau, Negri, Badiou

Since the onset of the Global Financial Crisis the ideas of Karl Marx have once again become prominent in social and political thought. This book turns to Marx’s theory of revolutionary subjectivity to assess the work of three contemporary global theorists: Ernesto Laclau, Antonio Negri, and Alain Badiou. While providing a critical examination ...

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Human Rights, Human Dignity, and Cosmopolitan Ideals
Human Rights, Human Dignity, and Cosmopolitan Ideals
Edited by Matthias Lutz-Bachmann, Goethe University, Germany and Amos Nascimento, University of Washington Tacoma, USA

Human Rights, Human Dignity, and Cosmopolitan Ideals

Essays on Critical Theory and Human Rights

This book proposes a new agenda for research into a Critical Theory of Human Rights. Each chapter pursues three goals: to reconstruct modern philosophical theories that have contributed to our views on human rights; to highlight the importance of humanity and human dignity as a complementary dimension to liberal rights; and, finally, to integrate ...

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Knowing al-Qaeda
Knowing al-Qaeda
Edited by Christina Hellmich and Andreas Behnke, both at the University of Reading, UK

Knowing al-Qaeda

The Epistemology of Terrorism

At a time when many studies are overly policy oriented and focused solely on security implications, this bookshelf essential presents a much needed account on the epistemic structures underlying the social construction of terror/ism and al Qaeda.

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Real Green
Real Green
Manuel Arias-Maldonado, University of Málaga, Spain

Real Green

Sustainability after the End of Nature

It is generally accepted that we must advance towards a sustainable society to survive. By challenging conventional wisdom about the ecological crisis and reframing the traditional values of Green Politics, Real Green: Sustainability after the End of Nature offers new answers to the key questions of whether this is really the case, what such ...

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The Politics of Misrecognition
The Politics of Misrecognition
Edited by Simon Thompson, University of the West of England, UK and Majid Yar, University of Hull, UK

The Politics of Misrecognition

The past several decades have seen the emergence of a vigorous ongoing debate about the 'politics of recognition'. The initial impetus was provided by the reflections of Charles Taylor and others about the rights to cultural recognition of historically marginalized groups in Western societies. Since then, the parameters of the debate have considerably broadened. However, while debates about the politics of recognition have yielded significant theoretical ...

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Institutionalizing Agonistic Democracy
Institutionalizing Agonistic Democracy
Ed Wingenbach, University of Redlands, USA

Institutionalizing Agonistic Democracy

Post-Foundationalism and Political Liberalism

Contemporary politics are characterised by the impossibility of agreement on fundamental values. This book examines the institutional alternatives available to democratic politics to determine which institutional structures are most likely to produce a democratic social order in which agonistic citizenship might flourish.

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