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  • The Oxford Handbook of Political Scienceby Robert E. Goodin

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 59.99

    Drawing on the rich resources of the 10-volume series of The Oxford Handbooks of Political Science this one-volume distillation provides a comprehensive overview of the main branches of contemporary political science. It will serve as the reference book for political scientists and those following their work for years to come. more...

  • Utilitarianism as a Public Philosophyby Robert E. Goodin

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 48.00

    Goodin defends utilitarianism and shows how it can serve as an excellent guide to public policy makers. more...

  • Reflective Democracyby Robert E. Goodin

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 49.99

    In this strikingly original book, one of the leading scholars in the field focuses on the influential idea of deliberative democracy. Goodin examines the great challenge of how to implement the deliberative ideal among millions of people at once and comes up with a novel solution: 'democratic deliberation within'. more...

  • Innovating Democracyby Robert E. Goodin

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 36.99

    Revisioning macro-democratic processes in light of the processes and promise of micro-deliberation, Innovating Democracy provides an integrated perspective on democratic theory and practice after the deliberative turn. more...

  • On Settlingby Robert E. Goodin

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 22.70

    In a culture that worships ceaseless striving, "settling" seems like giving up. But is it? On Settling defends the positive value of settling, explaining why this disdained practice is not only more realistic but more useful than an excessive ideal of striving. In fact, the book makes the case that we'd all be lost without settling--and that even... more...

  • What's Wrong With Terrorism?by Robert E. Goodin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.46

    Terrorists perform terrible acts. They maim, mutilate and kill in pursuit of their goals. The horrifying events of 9/11 and the regular suicide bombings around the world have made terrorism one of the central preoccupations of the twenty-first century. But what is the distinctive wrong of terrorism? Criminal acts such as murder and hijacking are already... more...

  • Green Political Theoryby Robert E. Goodin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.96

    With their remarkable electoral successes, Green parties worldwide seized the political imagination of friends and foes alike. Mainstream politicians busily disparage them and imitate them in turn. This new book shows that 'greens' deserve to be taken more seriously than that. This is the first full-length philosophical discussion of the green... more...

  • The Theory of Institutional Designby Robert E. Goodin

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 46.00

    This volume illustrates and synthesizes new theories of institutional design recently developed by scholars across a range of disciplines. more...

  • On Complicity and Compromiseby Chiara Lepora; Robert E. Goodin

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 44.99

    Drawing on philosophy, law and political science, and on a wealth of practical experience delivering emergency medical services in conflict-ridden settings, Lepora and Goodin untangle the complexities surrounding compromise and complicity. more...

  • Justice and Democracyby Keith Dowding; Robert E. Goodin; Carole Pateman

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 37.00

    In this volume, leading authors consider the relationship between democracy and justice. more...