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  • Self-Governing Socialism

    A Reader: Volume I

    Edited by Branko Horvat, Mihailo Marković, Rudi Supek

    First published in 1975, this set of two volumes edited by three distinguished scholars – an economist, a sociologist and a philosopher - assembles seminal articles, book extracts and documents from some twenty countries to trace the theory and practice of self-governing socialism from the early…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge
    Race and Politics

  • Self-Governing Socialism

    A Reader: Volume II

    Edited by Branko Horvat, Mihailo Marković, Rudi Supek

    First published in 1975, this set of two volumes edited by three distinguished scholars – an economist, a sociologist and a philosopher - assembles seminal articles, book extracts and documents from some twenty countries to trace the theory and practice of self-governing socialism from the early…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Self-Governing Socialism

    A Reader

    Edited by Branko Horvat, Mihailo Marković, Rudi Supek

    First published in 1975, this set of two volumes edited by three distinguished scholars – an economist, a sociologist and a philosopher - assembles seminal articles, book extracts and documents from some twenty countries to trace the theory and practice of self-governing socialism from the early…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Origins of Inequality in Human Societies

    By Bernd Baldus

    Since the beginning of social life, human societies have faced the problem how to distribute the results of collaborative activities among the participants. The solutions they found ranged from egalitarian to unequal but also caused more social division and conflict than just about any other social…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Disability and Colonialism

    (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Shaun Grech

    The mapping, control and subjugation of the human body and mind were core features of the colonial conquest. This book draws together a rich collection of diverse, yet rigorous, papers that aim to expose the presence and significance of disability within colonialism, and how disability remains…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Atlantic Childhoods in Global Contexts

    Edited by Audra A. Diptee, David V. Trotman

    Atlantic Childhoods in Global Contexts explores childhood and youth in the Global South. The term childhood often conjures images of innocence, vulnerability and the need for protection, but this book suggests that, in colonial contexts, these images need to be re-examined. In fact, as the articles…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Ernest Bevin

    By Peter Weiler

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Mendacity in Early Modern Literature and Culture

    Edited by Ingo Berensmeyer, Andrew Hadfield

    Mendacity in Early Modern Literature and Culture examines the historical, cultural, and epistemological underpinnings of lying and deception in early modern England, including the political, religious, aesthetic, and philosophical discourses that governed the codes of lying and truth-telling from…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Social Composition of the Dominican Republic

    By Juan Bosch

    Composición social dominicana (Social Composition of the Dominican Republic), first published in 1970 in Spanish, and translated into English here for the first time, discusses the changing structure of social classes and groups in Dominican society from the first encounter between Europeans and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-04 
    Routledge
    Classic Knowledge in Dominican Studies

  • Working-Class Images of Society

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    First published in 1975. How do men come to perceive and evaluate a world in which marked inequalities of class and status exist? This book considers the nature of class images and their underlying work and community structures. Beginning with the argument that the perception of society varies…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Deconstructing Happiness

    Critical Sociology and the Good Life

    By Jordan McKenzie

    This book offers an original account of the good life in late modernity through a uniquely sociological lens. It considers the various ways that social and cultural factors can encourage or impede genuine efforts to live a good life by deconstructing the concepts of happiness and contentment within…

    Hardback – 2016-03-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • England's Ideal and Other Papers on Social Subjects

    By Edward Carpenter

    Originally published in 1887, Edward Carpenter’s England’s Ideal and other Papers on Social Subjects is a collection of his essays in the field of Social Science with a focus on English society at the time of writing. His writing was so influential that there was a near constant demand in the late…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

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