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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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Skepticism

    Historical and Contemporary Inquiries

    Edited by G. Anthony Bruno, A.C. Rutherford

    Skepticism is one of the most enduring and profound of philosophical problems. With its roots in Plato and the Sceptics to Descartes, Hume, Kant and Wittgenstein, skepticism presents a challenge that every philosopher must reckon with. In this outstanding collection philosophers engage with…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Walking into the Void

    A Historical Sociology and Political Anthropology of Walking

    By Arpad Szakolczai, Agnes Horvath

    The book starts by discussing the significance of walking for the experience of being human, including a comparative study of the language and cultures of walking. It then reviews in detail, relying on archaeology, two turning points of human history: the emergence of cave art sanctuaries and a new…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • A History of Alcohol and Drugs in Modern South Asia

    Intoxicating Affairs

    Edited by Harald Fischer-Tiné, Jana Tschurenev

    At the beginning of the 21st century, alcoholism, transnational drug trafficking and drug addiction constitute major problems in various South Asian countries. The production, circulation and consumption of intoxicating substances created (and responded to) social upheavals in the region and had…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Fight for Fair Housing

    Causes, Consequences and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act

    Edited by Gregory D. Squires

    The federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed in a time of turmoil, conflict, and often conflagration in cities across the nation. It took the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to finally secure its passage. The Kerner Commission warned in 1968 that "to continue present policies…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Peter Berger on Modernization and Modernity

    An Unvarnished Overview

    By Robert Bickel

    With particular attention to his work on modernization and modernity as construed by a sociologist of knowledge, this book offers a sympathetic exposition and evaluation of Peter Berger’s work as one of the world’s most accomplished and influential sociologists. In the context of an examination of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Cohabitation in Europe

    A revenge of history?

    Edited by Dalia Leinarte, Jan Kok

    Originating from discussions about the reasons for, and regional variations behind, the remarkable rise in cohabitation that started in the 1970s – a rise that continues to this day – this book explores the main stimuli behind cohabitation. The variation in levels of cohabitation cannot be…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Difference

    Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies

    Edited by Mélanie Vandenhelsken, Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh, Bengt G. Karlsson

    This book rethinks Northeast India as a lived space, a centre of interconnections and unfolding histories, instead of an isolated periphery. Questioning dominant tropes and assumptions around the Northeast, it examines socio-political and historical processes, border issues, the role of the state,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge India

  • An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania

    From the Viewpoint of Comparative Historical Sociology of Empires

    By Zenonas Norkus

    An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania is an interdisciplinary study of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (GDL) that is historical in subject but social scientific in approach. It is also the first study to apply this comparative and social scientific method to the GDL. In this book,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Three Centuries of Northern Population Censuses

    Edited by Gunnar Thorvaldsen

    Over the last few decades, researchers in fields such as history, the social sciences and medicine have had improved access to census materials in northern Europe, making an update on these infrastructures both possible and topical. This book’s presentation of European census history and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge

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