Yearbook of Political Thought, Conceptual History and Feminist Theory
For the first seven years, Redescriptions was published under the title Finnish Yearbook of Political Thought. In 2003 this journal was renamed Redescriptions and in 2008 Redescriptions. Yearbook of Political Thought, Conceptual History and Feminist Theory.
Redescriptions encourages submissions of previously unpublished articles, original scholarly contributions to any aspect of political thought regardless of the author’s academic discipline. We particularly welcome articles drawing specific attention to the changing and contested character of concepts. In addition, we welcome reviews of recent books focusing on political thought, conceptual history, feminist theory, philosophy and rhetoric.
Year 2012, the association "Redescriptions" was founded. The association is in charge of publishing the journal.
Redescriptions is involved in Quentin Skinner Symposium, located in Jyväskylä, Finland in June 2013.
CONTINGENCY, RHETORIC AND LIBERTY.
QUENTIN SKINNER AS A EUROPEAN THINKER
The concepts and rhetoric of democracy are once again the main focus of this Redescriptions' volume from four different perspectives. The articles take up the claim of representative democracy as an elective aristocracy, the past and present of the British parliament, the media's dealing with gender in the US presidential campaign and the reactivated debate on obligatory voting.read more