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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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Justice and Egalitarianism: Formal and Substantive Equality in Some Recent Theories of Justice

Justice and Egalitarianism: Formal and Substantive Equality in Some Recent Theories of Justice

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Michael Quinn
December 06, 2019

First published in 1991. This study is a critical survey of substantive egalitarian theories of justice, that is to say, various theories containing principles for the distribution of social resources which, it is argued, base themselves on a fundamental principle of equality. This title will be of...

Gramsci's Politics

Gramsci's Politics

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Anne Showstack Sassoon
December 06, 2019

First published in 1980. This book analyses Gramsci’s political theory and the consequences of his ideas for the theory of the state and of the political party. Using the new tools of analysis which have been developed in Italy the book presents Gramsci’s political theory as part of the attempt to...

Knowledge and Belief in Politics: The Problem of Ideology

Knowledge and Belief in Politics: The Problem of Ideology

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Robert Benewick, R. N Berki, Bhikhu Parekh
December 06, 2019

First published in 1973. Few concepts in the modern age have created more controversy in the discussion of social, moral, and political issues than that of ideology. Ever since the term was coined by Destutt de Tracy to refer to a scientific study of the origin of ideas, its meaning has undergone a...

J. A. Hobson: A Reader

J. A. Hobson: A Reader

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Michael Freeden
December 06, 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 Common Good: Its Politics, Policies and Philosophy

The Common Good: Its Politics, Policies and Philosophy

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Marcus G. Raskin
December 06, 2019

First published in 1986. In this thought-provoking book the widely acclaimed thinker and activist, Marcus Raskin, moves beyond the limits and failures of socialism and capitalism to an original theory of social reconstruction for a humane society. Presenting concrete alternatives for education,...

Contemporary Political Thought in England

Contemporary Political Thought in England

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Lewis Rockow
December 06, 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...

Ideology and Politics

Ideology and Politics

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Martin Seliger
December 06, 2019

First published in 1976. Ideology plays an important role in many fields of human activity and has therefore been dealt with directly and indirectly in a vast number of studies, but a generally accepted definition of the term is lacking even in the various branches of social and political science....

Domination and Power

Domination and Power

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Peter Miller
December 06, 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...

The Form of Ideology: Investigations into the Sense of Ideological Reasoning with a View to Giving an Account of its Place in Political Life

The Form of Ideology: Investigations into the Sense of Ideological Reasoning with a View to Giving an Account of its Place in Political Life

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D. J. Manning
December 06, 2019

First published in 1980. Of all the concepts deployed in the study of politics the application of the concept of ideology is by far the least precise. Those who have sought to clarify its meaning have concluded that ideology is not an independent constituent of political life and indispensable to...

Liberty and Justice

Liberty and Justice

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J. P. Day
December 06, 2019

First published in 1987. "Justice and liberty are the central concepts of social and political thought." These true words of Raphael‘s indicate the importance of these concepts, which resides in the fact that they are significantly linked to most of the other key notions in this field of thought,...

History of Political Thought

History of Political Thought

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Raymond G. Gettell
December 06, 2019

First published in 1924. This extensive volume explores the history of political theory from Ancient Greece up until proletarian thought in the early twentieth century. The author pays particular attention to the connection between economic and political theory during the eighteenth and nineteenth...

Direct Action and Democratic Politics

Direct Action and Democratic Politics

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Robert Benewick, Trevor Smith
December 06, 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...

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