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- DescriptionWilliam E. Conlly's writings have pushed the leading edge of political theory, first in North America and then in Europe as well, for more than two decades w. This book draws on his numerous influential books and articles to provide a coherent and comprehensive overview of his significant contribution to the field of political theory. The book focuses in particular on three key areas of his thinking: * Democracy: his work in democratic theory - through his critical challenges to the traditions of Rawlsian theories of justice and Habermasian theories of deliberative democracy - has spurred the creation of a fertile and powerful new literature * Pluralism: Conlly's work utterly transformed the terrain of the field by helping to resignify pluralism: from a conservative theory of order based on the status quo into a radical theory of democratic contestation based on a progressive political vision * The Terms of Political Theory: Conlly has changed the language in which Anglo-American political theory is spoken, and entirely shuffled the pack with which political theorists work.
- Author BiographySamuel A. Chambers is Senior Lecturer in Politics at Swansea University, where he teaches political theory and cultural politics. He writes broadly in contemporary thought, including work on language, culture, and the politics of gender and sexuality. Terrell Carver is Professor of Political Theory at the University of Bristol, UK. He has published extensively on theoretical issues relevant to sex, gender and sexuality.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication13/12/2007
- SubjectGovernment & Constitution
- Series TitleRoutledge Innovators in Political Theory
- Series Part/Volume Numberv. 1
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Weight521 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Edited bySamuel A. Chambers,Terrell Carver
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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