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  • 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 – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • 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 – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04 
    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 – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • American Smuggling as White Collar Crime

    By Lawrence Karson

    When Edwin Sutherland introduced the concept of white-collar crime, he referred to the respectable businessmen of his day who had, in the course of their occupations, violated the law whenever it was advantageous to do so. Yet since the founding of the American Republic, numerous otherwise…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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 – 2017-07-25 
    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 – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge India

  • The Technological State in Indonesia

    The Co-constitution of High Technology and Authoritarian Politics

    By Sulfikar Amir

    Using a historical sociology approach, this book illustrates the formation of the technological state in Indonesia during the New Order period (1966-1998). It explores the nexus between power, high technology, development, and authoritarianism situated in the Southeast Asian context. The book…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of World-Systems Analysis

    Edited by Salvatore Babones, Christopher Chase-Dunn

    World-systems analysis has developed rapidly over the past thirty years. Today's students and junior scholars come to world-systems analysis as a well-established approach spanning all of the social sciences. The best world-systems scholarship, however, is spread across multiple methodologies and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Patriarchy

    By Pavla Miller

    Patriarchy, particularly as embedded in the Old and New Testaments, and Roman legal precepts, has been a powerful organising concept with which social order has been understood, maintained, enforced, contested, adjudicated and dreamt about for over two millennia of western history. This brief book…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Socialism and Modern Thought

    By M. Kaufmann

    Originally published in 1895, this title provides fascinating insights into the development of socialism in the decades prior to the explosion of 20th century socialist revolutions. Kaufmann examines the influences of Christian ideas and European society on socialism to give a fuller picture of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Indian, Black and Irish

    Race, Racism and Capitalism in America

    By James V. Fenelon

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

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