Contestations: Cornell Studies in Political Theory

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  1. Allegories of America
    Allegories of America offers a bold idea of what, in terms of political theory, it means to be American. Beginning with the question What do we want from a theory of politics? Dolan explores the metaphysics of American-ness and... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 1994
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £9.99
  2. Living Ethically, Acting Politically
    Melissa A. Odie asks what it means to live responsibly amid historical harm and wrongdoing, in the wake of slavery and genocide, or in the face of severe resource...... Learn More
    Published: 24th December 1997
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  3. Political Theory for Mortals
    Despite an abundance of violence occurring in political contexts, no liberal political theorist since Thomas Hobbes has talked directly and coherently about death. John E. Seery does. He contends that liberalism desperately needs... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 1996
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  4. Signifying Woman
    Woman has been defined in classic political theory as elusive yet dangerous, by her nature fundamentally destructive to public life. In the view of Linda M. G. Zerilli, however, gender relations shape the very grammar of citizenship.... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1994
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  5. The Inner Ocean
    What is the meaning of individualism in a modern democracy? In this rich and penetrating book, George Kateb examines the nature of individualism - the concept of self it implies, the ethic it sustains, the personal connectedness... Learn More
    Published: 24th February 1994
    Paperback | £24.99
  6. Political Theory and the Displacement of Politics
    In this book, Bonnie Honig rethinks that established relation between politics and political theory. From liberal to communitarian to republican, political theorists of opposing positions often treat political theory less as an... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 1993
    Paperback | £23.99