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Contemporary Political Theory

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Editors: Russell Hardin, Stephen Holmes, Jeffrey Isaac, John Keane, Elizabeth Kiss, Susan Okin, Philip Pettit, Professor Ian Shapiro, Phillipe Van Parijs

At the beginning of the 21st century, major new political challenges have arisen at the same time as some of the most enduring dilemmas of political association remain unresolved. The collapse of communism and the end of the Cold War reflect a victory for democratic and liberal values, yet in many of the western countries that nurtured those values there are severe problems of urban decay, class and racial conflict, and failing political legitimacy. Enduring global injustice and inequality seem compounded by environmental problems, disease, the oppression of women, racial, ethnic and religious minorities, and the relentless growth of the world's population. In such circumstances, the need for creative thinking about the fundamentals of human political association is manifest. This series in contemporary political theory is intended to foster such systematic normative reflection. The series proceeds in the belief that the time is ripe for a reassertion of the importance of problem-driven political theory. It is concerned, that is, with works that are motivated by the impulse to understand, to think critically about and address problems in the world, rather than issues that are thrown up primarily in academic debate.

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After Identity

Rethinking Race, Sex, and Gender

  • Georgia Warnke
  • Hardback | Published January 2008
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After Identity

Rethinking Race, Sex, and Gender

  • Georgia Warnke
  • Paperback | Published January 2008
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Cosmopolitan Regard

Political Membership and Global Justice

  • Richard Vernon
  • Hardback | Published April 2010
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Cosmopolitan Regard

Political Membership and Global Justice

  • Richard Vernon
  • Paperback | Published April 2010
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De-Facing Power

  • Clarissa Rile Hayward
  • Hardback | Published September 2000
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De-Facing Power

  • Clarissa Rile Hayward
  • Paperback | Published September 2000
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Democracy Defended

  • Gerry Mackie
  • Hardback | Published January 2004
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Democracy Defended

  • Gerry Mackie
  • Paperback | Published January 2004
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Democracy's Edges

  • Edited by Ian Shapiro, Casiano Hacker-Cordón
  • Hardback | Published October 1999
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Democracy's Edges

  • Edited by Ian Shapiro, Casiano Hacker-Cordón
  • Paperback | Published September 1999
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Democracy's Values

  • Edited by Ian Shapiro, Casiano Hacker-Cordón
  • Hardback | Published October 1999
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Democracy's Values

  • Edited by Ian Shapiro, Casiano Hacker-Cordón
  • Paperback | Published September 1999
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Freedom Is Power

Liberty through Political Representation

  • Lawrence Hamilton
  • Hardback | Published September 2014
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Freedom Is Power

Liberty through Political Representation

  • Lawrence Hamilton
  • Paperback | Published October 2015
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Global Civil Society?

  • John Keane
  • Hardback | Published June 2003
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Global Civil Society?

  • John Keane
  • Paperback | Published June 2003
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Is Political Philosophy Impossible?

Thoughts and Behaviour in Normative Political Theory

  • Jonathan Floyd
  • Hardback | Published October 2017
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Is Political Philosophy Impossible?

Thoughts and Behaviour in Normative Political Theory

  • Jonathan Floyd
  • Paperback | Published September 2017
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Justice without Borders

Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism, and Patriotism

  • Kok-Chor Tan
  • Hardback | Published November 2004
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Justice without Borders

Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism, and Patriotism

  • Kok-Chor Tan
  • Paperback | Published November 2004
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Justice, Gender, and the Politics of Multiculturalism

  • Sarah Song
  • Hardback | Published August 2007
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Justice, Gender, and the Politics of Multiculturalism

  • Sarah Song
  • Paperback | Published August 2007
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Multicultural Jurisdictions

Cultural Differences and Women's Rights

  • Ayelet Shachar
  • Hardback | Published October 2001
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Multicultural Jurisdictions

Cultural Differences and Women's Rights

  • Ayelet Shachar
  • Paperback | Published October 2001
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Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism

  • Brooke A. Ackerly
  • Hardback | Published July 2000
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Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism

  • Brooke A. Ackerly
  • Paperback | Published July 2000
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Rationality and the Ideology of Disconnection

  • Michael Taylor
  • Hardback | Published July 2006
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Rationality and the Ideology of Disconnection

  • Michael Taylor
  • Paperback | Published July 2006
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Rejecting Rights

  • Sonu Bedi
  • Hardback | Published March 2009
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Rejecting Rights

  • Sonu Bedi
  • Paperback | Published March 2009
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Stories of Peoplehood

The Politics and Morals of Political Membership

  • Rogers M. Smith
  • Hardback | Published July 2003
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Stories of Peoplehood

The Politics and Morals of Political Membership

  • Rogers M. Smith
  • Paperback | Published July 2003
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The Ethics of Multiple Citizenship

  • Ana Tanasoca
  • Hardback | Published September 2018
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The Idea of the State

  • Peter J. Steinberger
  • Hardback | Published March 2005
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The Idea of the State

  • Peter J. Steinberger
  • Paperback | Published September 2009
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The Moral Force of Indigenous Politics

Critical Liberalism and the Zapatistas

  • Courtney Jung
  • Hardback | Published June 2008
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The Moral Force of Indigenous Politics

Critical Liberalism and the Zapatistas

  • Courtney Jung
  • Paperback | Published June 2008
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The Politics of Moral Capital

  • John Kane
  • Hardback | Published September 2001
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The Politics of Moral Capital

  • John Kane
  • Paperback | Published September 2001
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Violence and Democracy

  • John Keane
  • Hardback | Published August 2004
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Violence and Democracy

  • John Keane
  • Paperback | Published June 2004
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