Philosophy: Philosophy of Social Science

  • The Societal Impact of Technology book cover

    The Societal Impact of Technology

    1st Edition

    By Savvas A. Katsikides

    Published in 1998. This text is concerned with research issues within the context of the emerging information age. The book draws together research which is devoted to key questions examining the relationship between the various and widely discussed developments of technological systems and their…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Philosophy and Teacher Education: A Reinterpretation of Donald A.Schon's Epistemology of Reflective Practice book cover

    Philosophy and Teacher Education

    A Reinterpretation of Donald A.Schon's Epistemology of Reflective Practice, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Newman

    Published in 1999, this text sets out to give a reinterpretation of Schon's work. It breaks new ground by looking systematically at the entirety of his writings, by identifying critical difficulties with Schon's work, and by subjecting his work to reinterpretation.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Mambila Divination: Framing Questions, Constructing Answers book cover

    Mambila Divination

    Framing Questions, Constructing Answers, 1st Edition

    By David Zeitlyn

    This book offers a major contribution to the study and analysis of divination, based on continuing fieldwork with the Mambila in Cameroon. It seeks to return attention to the details of divinatory practice, using the questions asked, and life histories to help understand the perspective of the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • On Social Evolution: Phenomenon and Paradigm book cover

    On Social Evolution

    Phenomenon and Paradigm, 1st Edition

    By Shiping Tang

    Tang provides a coherent and systematic exploration of social evolution as a phenomenon and as a paradigm. He critically builds on existing discussions on social evolution, while drawing from a wide range of disciplines, including archaeology, evolutionary anthropology, sociology, economics,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-25 
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  • The Nature and Method of Economic Sciences: Evidence, Causality, and Ends book cover

    The Nature and Method of Economic Sciences

    Evidence, Causality, and Ends, 1st Edition

    By Ricardo F. Crespo

    The Nature and Method of Economic Sciences: Evidence, Causality, and Ends argues that economic phenomena can be examined from five analytical levels: namely, a statistical descriptive approach, a causal explanatory approach, a teleological explicative approach, a normative approach and, finally,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-24 
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    Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

  • Defending Qualitative Research: Design, Analysis and Textualization book cover

    Defending Qualitative Research

    Design, Analysis and Textualization, 1st Edition

    By Mario Cardano

    Focusing on the phases of qualitative research which precede and follow fieldwork - design, analysis, and textualization - this book offers new theoretical tools to tackle one of the most common criticisms advanced against qualitative research: its presumed lack of rigour. Rejecting the notion of ‘…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
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    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • New Studies in Deweyan Education: Democracy and Education Revisited book cover

    New Studies in Deweyan Education

    Democracy and Education Revisited, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meike Kricke, Stefan Neubert

    This book examines some of John Dewey’s most influential writings by connecting them with contemporary issues, perspectives, controversies and debates. This volume provides students and scholars in the fields of education and philosophy a new, unique and innovative way of approaching the problems…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06 
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  • Researching Language: Issues of Power and Method book cover

    Researching Language

    Issues of Power and Method, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Cameron, Elizabeth Frazer, Penelope Harvey, M. B. H. Rampton, Kay Richardson

    Originally published in 1992. This book discusses the possibilities of developing the research process in social science so that it benefits the subjects as well as the researcher. The authors distinguish between ‘ethical’, ‘advocate’ and ‘empowering’ approaches to the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Sociolinguistics: A Sociological Critique book cover

    Sociolinguistics

    A Sociological Critique, 1st Edition

    By Glyn Williams

    Originally published in 1992. This provocative and controversial book calls for a critical analysis of the philosophical assumptions underpinning sociolinguistics. Going back to the philosophical roots of the study of language in society, it argues that they lie in the consensual attitude to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Routledge Revivals: Teachers (1994): Constructing the Future book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Teachers (1994)

    Constructing the Future, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Harris

    Originally published in 1994, Teachers: Constructing a Future is designed for teachers, as well as those interested in the future of schooling and education. The book draws on sociological analysis, philosophical insights and aspects of political economy to examine the changing and developing role…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989): Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989)

    Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published in 1989, The Dilemma of Qualitative Method is a stimulating guide to the discussion of qualitative versus quantitative approaches to social research, originated in nineteenth-century debates about the relationship between the methods of history and natural science. One of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Hayek, Economics, and the Epistemology of Politics book cover

    Hayek, Economics, and the Epistemology of Politics

    1st Edition

    By Scott Scheall

    F. A. Hayek and the Epistemology of Politics is an exploration of an important problem that has largely been ignored: the problem of policymaker ignorance, and the limits of political epistemology. Scott Scheall explores Hayek’s attitude to the philosophy of science and political philosophy,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

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