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  • Debating and Defining Borders

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper, Søren Tinning

    This book brings together insights from border scholars and philosophers to ask how we are to define and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defining role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Emotions through Literature

    Fictional Narratives and the Management of the Self, 1st Edition

    By Mariano Longo

    Engaging with the wide sociological literature on emotions, this book explores the social representation of emotions, their management and their effects by making reference to creative sources. With a specific focus on literary narrative, including the works of figures such as Dante, Austen,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miranda Fricker, Peter J Graham, David Henderson, Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in contemporary philosophy. An international team of scholars articulates the state of the art, draws out…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Political Economy for Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Manuel Couret Branco

    Over time there has been a miscommunication between mainstream economics and human rights that has paved the way to a justificatory ideology that validates the submission of human rights to the logic of market capitalism. This book shows how the discourse of mainstream economics' is intrinsically…

    Hardback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Models of Communication

    Theoretical and Philosophical Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mats Bergman, Kęstas Kirtiklis, Johan Siebers

    Complementing earlier efforts to scrutinize the uses of models in the field of media and communication studies, this volume reassesses old perspectives and delineates new theoretical options for communication inquiry. It is the first book to undertake a philosophical investigation of the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • History, Methodology and Identity for a 21st Century Social Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wilfred Dolfsma, D. Wade Hands, Robert McMaster

    This book seeks to advance social economic analysis, economic methodology, and the history of economic thought in the context of twenty-first century scholarship and socio-economic concerns. Bringing together carefully selected chapters by leading scholars it examines the central contributions that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Social and Ethnic Inequalities in the Cypriot Education System

    A Critical Realist View on Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Areti Stylianou, David Scott

    Accommodating the diversity of learners in mainstream schooling and providing high quality education to all - what is usually described as inclusive education - is prioritised at international and European levels as a human rights issue and as a reform strategy which tackles inequalities and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Critical Realism

  • Explanation in Action Theory and Historiography

    Causal and Teleological Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Schumann

    Is the appropriate form of human action explanation causal or rather teleological? While this is a central question in analytic philosophy of action, it also has implications for questions about the differences between methods of explanation in the sciences on the one hand and in the humanities and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Natural Communions

    Religion and Public Life, Volume 40, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel R. Ricci

    The academic treatment of the environment and nature, since the 1980s, has been formalized in sub-disciplines like environmental history, environmental philosophy, ecocriticism and ecospirituality. Within these disciplines the concept of nature has been variously employed to reorient humanity to a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Religion and Public Life

  • Ethics in Governance in India

    1st Edition

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Governance and ethics are intertwined. A government functions within certain broad moral and ethical parameters, integrally linked with the sociological foundation of the polity in which it is articulated. The importance of ethics in governance has acquired a significant place in contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Philosophical Problems of Behavioural Economics

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Heidl

    The goal of behavioural economics is to improve the explanatory and predictive power of economics. This can be achieved by using theoretical and methodological resources of psychology. Its fundamental idea is that the relationship between psychology and economics cannot be subsumed under standard…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Welfare Economics

    An Interpretive History, 1st Edition

    By Roger McCain

    Although it was an important specialization in economics in the mid-twentieth century, welfare economics has received less attention in the twenty-first century. This book explores the history of welfare economics, with a view to explaining its rise and subsequent decline. Drawing on both…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

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