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  1. Administering Interpretation
    Populism in politics and policy orientations in law have thrown the jurisdiction of the academy and the disciplines of interpretation into disarray. Critique flounders in abstraction and negativity, law loses itself in particularity.... Learn More
    Published: 7th May 2019
    Hardback | £103.00
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  2. The Forgiveness to Come
    Examines the debate on forgiveness in relation to the Holocaust. Discusses Simon Wiesenthal's The Sunflower, Jean Ameìry's At the Mind's Limits, Vladimir Jankeìleìvitch's Forgiveness, Robert Antelme's The Human Race and Forgiving... Learn More
    Published: 7th November 2017
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £21.99
    EPUB | £26.00
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  3. Foucault's Critical Ethics

    Foucault's Critical Ethics

    By Richard A. Lynch

    Series Just Ideas

    Fordham University Press

    Argues that Michel Foucault's account of power provides a inescapable framework for ethics. Traces Foucault's analyses of power and ancient and contemporary ethical practices. Articulates a Foucauldian ethics constituted by a... Learn More
    Published: 5th September 2016
    Hardback | £45.00
    PDF | £51.00
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  4. The Mandate of Dignity
    This is the first book to review Ronald Dworkin’s entire body of work in its relevance to constitutional dispensations in the Global South.... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2016
    Hardback | £70.00
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  5. Technicians of Human Dignity
    Tracks the development of the concept of human dignity in post-war ethics and politics, focusing on the Vatican, the United Nations, and U.S. Federal Bioethics.... Learn More
    Published: 23rd November 2015
    Hardback | £54.00
    EPUB | £60.00
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  6. What Fanon Said
    Challenging the notion of theory as white and experience as black, Lewis Gordon here offers a philosophical portrait of the thought and life of the Martinican-turned-Algerian revolutionary psychiatrist and philosopher Frantz Fanon... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2015
    Hardback | £62.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  7. Punishment and Inclusion
    This book gives a theoretical and historical account of felon disenfranchisement, showing deep connections between punishment and citizenship practices in the United States. These connections are deployed quietly and yet perniciously... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2014
    Hardback | £79.00
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    EPUB | £28.00
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  8. Thresholds of Illiteracy
    Through a series of literary and cultural analyses, this book examines current theories of resistance and their impact on contemporary Latin American cultural discourse, developing a cultural theory of “illiteracy.”... Learn More
    Published: 3rd April 2014
    Hardback | £70.00
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    EPUB | £24.00
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  9. Law and Revolution in South Africa
    The relation between law and revolution is one of the most pressing questions of our time. As one country after another has faced the challenge that comes with the revolutionary overthrow of past dictatorships, how one reconstructs... Learn More
    Published: 3rd April 2014
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £18.99
    PDF | £22.00
  10. Fugitive Rousseau
    Fugitive Rousseau explores slavery and primitivism in Rousseau’s political writings by contextualizing them in modern European empire and Roman imperial philosophy. Fugitive Rousseau argues against seeing Rousseau as either... Learn More
    Published: 3rd March 2014
    Hardback | £66.00
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    PDF | £25.00
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  11. Creolizing Political Theory
    Asking whether it is possible to develop an approach to studying political life that reflects its heterogeneity, Jane Anna Gordon offers the creolization of political theory as a response. Offering a critique of mere comparison,... Learn More
    Published: 3rd February 2014
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £23.99
    EPUB | £28.00
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  12. Drawing the Line
    Drawing the Line examines the ways in which cultural, political, and legal lines are imagined, drawn, crossed, erased, and redrawn in post-apartheid South Africa—through literary texts, artworks, and other forms of cultural... Learn More
    Published: 11th November 2013
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £22.99
    EPUB | £27.00
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  13. The Dignity Jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court of South Africa
    Since the Second World War, dignity has increasingly been recognized as an important moral and legal value. Although important examples of dignity-based arguments can be found in western European and North American case law and... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2013
    Hardback | £165.00
  14. Kantian Courage
    Advancing the Enlightenment draws upon John Rawls, Gilles Deleuze, and Tariq Ramadan to present a vision for progressive politics. Rather than defend Kant’s ideas, heirs of the Enlightenment should create concepts such as overlapping... Learn More
    Published: 17th September 2012
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  15. uBuntu and the Law
    This book brings together the uBuntu jurisprudence of South Africa, as well as the most cutting-edge critical essays about South African jurisprudence on uBuntu. Can indigenous values be rendered compatible with a modern legal... Learn More
    Published: 2nd April 2012
    Hardback | £87.00
  16. The Creolizing Subject
    How does our understanding of the reality (or lack thereof ) of race as a category of being affect our understanding of racism as a social phenomenon, and vice versa? How should we envision the aims andmethods of our struggles... Learn More
    Published: 2nd May 2011
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £27.99
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