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What Do Karl Marx, Napoleon, and the Majlis Have in Common?

What Do Karl Marx, Napoleon, and the Majlis Have in Common?

Terms such as Political Science or Comparative Politics may carry many different significations at once. 

Review – Distributive Justice Debates in Political and Social Thought

Review – Distributive Justice Debates in Political and Social Thought

While Boisen and Murray do not quite meet the aims they set themselves, their edited volume is a worthy and frequently suggestive contribution to modern political theory.

Review – Under Weber’s Shadow

Review – Under Weber’s Shadow

A welcome and critical reappraisal of Max Weber, Jürgen Habermas, Hannah Arendt and Alasdair MacIntyre, which draws attention to the pivotal relevance of their theories.

Review – Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory

Review – Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory

Go’s book is an important contribution to the greater project of deconstructing social theory and sociology to subsequently resurrect them for the 21st century.

Deliberation and Strategic Action: How they Mutually Enhance Norm Diffusion

Deliberation and Strategic Action: How they Mutually Enhance Norm Diffusion

Norm diffusion involves the cost–benefit calculations of strategic behaviour enhancing the communicative reasoning of deliberative behaviour, and vice versa.

Introducing ‘Subaltern States’

Introducing ‘Subaltern States’

This new blog focuses on less powerful or marginalized states, peoples, movements, or ideas within their domestic or regional contexts, or within the international system.

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Interview – Nicholas Onuf

Professor Onuf discusses the professionalization of scholarship, the influence of his book ‘World of Our Making,’ and the top ten tips for flourishing in academia.

The Social in the Global: Social Theory, Governmentality and Global Politics

The Social in the Global: Social Theory, Governmentality and Global Politics

The ‘global’ is a fabrication. However, we should be interested in the idea of the global from the point of view of the governable space that contemporary social theory helps to construct.

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