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Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy


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Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy (54 Volume set) presents titles, originally published between 1924 and 2003. Political theory has a long history and broad scope, this set draws together research from leading academics covering key themes such as: liberty and justice, power, federalism, anarchy and direct action, socialism, Marxism and liberalism. It will be of interest to students of both politics and philosophy.

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Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy 54 Volume Set

Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy 54 Volume Set

1st Edition

Various
December 09, 2019

Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy (54 Volume set) presents titles, originally published between 1924 and 2003. Political theory has a long history and broad scope, this set draws together research from leading academics covering key themes such as: liberty and ...

J. A. Hobson A Reader

J. A. Hobson A Reader

1st Edition

Michael Freeden
December 04, 2019

First published in 1988. This anthology from the major writings of J. A. Hobson helps to establish his reputation as one of the most influential social, economic and political theorists of late nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain. The wide range of his writings makes him essential ...

The Problem of Federalism A Study in the History of Political Theory - Volume Two

The Problem of Federalism A Study in the History of Political Theory - Volume Two

1st Edition

Sobei Mogi
December 04, 2019

First published in 1931. The Problem of Federalism provides a comprehensive and critical survey of the historical development and practical application of the idea of federalism as a form of state organisation. The author explores federal ideas from the eighteenth- up until the early ...

A History of the Political Philosophers

A History of the Political Philosophers

1st Edition

George Catlin
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1939, this book was intended as a guide to political theory intelligible to the common reader, with quotations from the original sources sufficiently extensive to enable them to sample for themselves the ‘taste’ and ‘colour’ of these writings. This history of theory has been...

A Study of the Principles of Politics Being an Essay Towards Political Rationalization

A Study of the Principles of Politics Being an Essay Towards Political Rationalization

1st Edition

George E. G. Catlin
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1930, this title brings to its conclusion a work first published, in part, in the earlier volume The Science and Method of Politics. The work was undertaken at first with a view to discovering the forces at work which form the anatomy and determine the physiology of States. ...

A Theory of Liberty The Constitution and Minorities

A Theory of Liberty The Constitution and Minorities

1st Edition

H. N. Hirsch
December 04, 2019

First published in 1992. A Theory of Liberty seeks to change the way we think about the American constitution. The focus of the book is the legal status of minority groups in the United States a topic at the top of the current political agenda. Arguing that minority rights were vitally important to...

Anarchy or Hierarchy

Anarchy or Hierarchy

1st Edition

S. de Madariaga
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War, the country was split into pro-fascists and pro-communists, the author felt that the conflict in Spain threatened to develop into an international war, perhaps an international civil war since the issue cut across frontier lines. The ...

Collective Political Violence An Introduction to the Theories and Cases of Violent Conflicts

Collective Political Violence An Introduction to the Theories and Cases of Violent Conflicts

1st Edition

Earl Conteh-Morgan
December 04, 2019

First published in 2004. Collective Political Violence is a concise, but thorough, interdisciplinary analysis of the many competing concepts, theories, and explanations of political conflict, including revolutions, civil wars, genocide, and terrorism. To further his examination of each type of ...

Contemporary Political Thought in England

Contemporary Political Thought in England

1st Edition

Lewis Rockow
December 04, 2019

First published in 1925. This book is a brief analysis of the historical relation of contemporary writers to their immediate predecessors. The author attempts to further a comprehensive summary of certain selected writers, with a criticism of their ideas, while in the last chapter an attempt is ...

Direct Action and Democratic Politics

Direct Action and Democratic Politics

1st Edition

Robert Benewick, Trevor Smith
December 04, 2019

First published in 1972. Militant protest is not new to British politics, but the widespread recourse to direct action, in Britain and abroad, is unprecedented. This book was the first comprehensive examination of contemporary protest in the British context. The contributors represented leading ...

Domination and Power

Domination and Power

1st Edition

Peter Miller
December 04, 2019

First published in 1987. Our understanding of the nature of power in western societies is currently undergoing a major reassessment. The significance of this reassessment emerges forcefully through comparing the writings of the principal exponents of Critical Theory - Max Horkheimer, Herbert ...

Edmund Burke and the Revolt Against the Eighteenth Century A Study of the Political and Social Thinking of Burke, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey

Edmund Burke and the Revolt Against the Eighteenth Century A Study of the Political and Social Thinking of Burke, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey

1st Edition

Alfred Cobban
December 04, 2019

This edition first published in 1960. The revival of interest in the thought of Burke was one of the justifications for the publication of a second edition of Professor Cobban’s study of the political and social ideas of Burke and his closest disciples, the Lake Poets. Burke’s thought has both ...

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