Philosophy: Philosophy of Social Science

  • Speculative Research: The Lure of Possible Futures book cover

    Speculative Research

    The Lure of Possible Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Wilkie, Martin Savransky, Marsha Rosengarten

    Is another future possible? So called ‘late modernity’ is marked by the escalating rise in and proliferation of uncertainties and unforeseen events brought about by the interplay between and patterning of social–natural, techno–scientific and political-economic developments. The future has indeed…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
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    CRESC

  • Shaping Entrepreneurship Research: Made, as Well as Found book cover

    Shaping Entrepreneurship Research

    Made, as Well as Found, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sankaran Venkataraman, Nick Dew, Saras Sarasvathy

    Shaping Entrepreneurship Research: Made, as Well as Found is a collection of readings designed to support entrepreneurship research. Focused on a worldview in which the future is open-ended and shapeable through human action – i.e. "made", this collection reframes entrepreneurship as a science of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Reason and Nature: An Essay on the Meaning of Scientific Method book cover

    Reason and Nature

    An Essay on the Meaning of Scientific Method, 1st Edition

    By Morris R. Cohen

    First published in 1931, this volume represents the culmination of twenty years’ of the study on the principles of science. Noticing a widespread craving for philosophical light at a time of scant such offerings, Morris R. Cohen aimed to demonstrate here the fundamental and ancient connection…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Work: Quo Vadis?: Re-thinking the Question of Work book cover

    Work: Quo Vadis?

    Re-thinking the Question of Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Holmer, Jan Ch. Karlsson

    First published in 1997, this volume is the result of the third Karlstad symposium which aimed to bring together and reflect current empirical trends and theoretical discussions on the questions: what exactly is happening to work and, consequentially, what should happen to work? This book…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    New Studies in Deweyan Education examines in detail some of John Dewey’s most influential writings by connecting them with contemporary issues, perspectives, controversies and debates. By bringing together scholars from the US and Germany, this volume offers an international perspective on current…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06 
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  • 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 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

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