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  • Poverty

    1st Edition

    By Bent Greve

    Poverty has dire consequences on the ability to fulfil one’s aspirations for life. Poverty has strong implications for social cohesion and societies’ abilities to function in harmonious ways. This book presents the readers with the core concepts, latest development and knowledge about policies that…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Life Trajectories Into and Out of Contemporary Neo-Nazism

    Becoming and Unbecoming the Hateful Other, 1st Edition

    By Christer Mattsson, Thomas Johansson

    This book provides the first comprehensive sociological study of the contemporary National Socialist movement in Sweden, including how it has developed since the 1990s until the present. It covers the ideas and political aspects of the movement, as well as the subjective and very personal stories…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • The Political Sociology and Anthropology of Evil: Tricksterology

    1st Edition

    By Agnes Horvath, Arpad Szakolczai

    This book offers a new approach to the problem of evil through an examination of the anthropological figure of the ‘trickster’. A lesser known and much more recent term than evil, the authors use the trickster to facilitate a greater understanding of the return of evil in the modern era. Instead of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • A Port in Global Capitalism

    Unveiling Entangled Accumulation in Rio de Janeiro, 1st Edition

    By Sérgio Costa, Guilherme Leite Gonçalves

    Through a study of the port district of Rio de Janeiro and its history, from its emergence as a major slave market to its modern-day incarnation as a hub of tourism, real-estate and financial speculation, this book examines the different dimensions of the manner in which capitalism expands its…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Glorious Causes

    The Irrationality of Capitalism, War and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Yale R. Magrass, Charles Derber

    Drawing on historical cases of the American South before and after the Civil War, Europe – especially Germany – between the world wars, and the United States in Vietnam, this book takes a historical approach to explain the problems of capitalism and democratic leadership in western democracies…

    Paperback – 2019-10-22 
    Routledge
    Universalizing Resistance

  • Changing Urban Trends

    Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Siegrun F. Freyss

    Our contemporary public sector is deeply steeped in its history. Examining the historic patterns of urban settlements, for example, can teach us much about the development of our public sector interests: zoning (separate the slaughterhouse from the residences), the creation of public police and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Necrogeopolitics

    On Death and Death-Making in International Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Alphin, François Debrix

    Necrogeopolitics: On Death and Death-Making in International Relations brings together a diverse array of critical IR scholars, political theorists, critical security studies researchers, and critical geographers to provide a series of interventions on the topic of death and death-making in global…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Private and Public

    Individuals, Households, and Body Politic in Locke and Hutcheson, 1st Edition

    By Daniela Gobetti

    Originally published in 1992. This arresting and innovative book combines political theory with the history of political thought to question the conceptual conventions and tacit assumptions which surround the concepts of private and public. In seeking the foundations of the modern liberal…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

  • Religion and the Rise of Populism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Nilsson DeHanas, Marat Shterin

    Populism is on the rise around the world. Since 2016, with the US presidential election and the Brexit debate in the UK, populism has taken a central place in global discussions on democracy. This book aims to correct the oversight that, although religion has played a key role in populism in many…

    Hardback – 2019-08-06 
    Routledge

  • Ontological Insecurity in the European Union

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catarina Kinnvall, Ian Manners, Jennifer Mitzen

    The European Union (EU) faces many crises and risks to its security and existence. While few of them threaten the lives of EU citizens, they all create a sense of anxiety and insecurity about the future for many ordinary Europeans. This comprehensive volume explores the concept of ‘ontological…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge

  • The Stranger

    1st Edition

    By Shaun Best

    This book explores the concept of the stranger as a ‘modern’ social form, identifying the differing conceptions of strangerhood presented in the literature since the publication of Georg Simmel’s influential essay ‘The Stranger’, questioning the assumptions around what it means to be regarded as ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Work: Marxist and Systems-Theoretical Approaches

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Kühl

    Using Marxist and systems theory as guides, this book offers an entry point to the current debate on the role of economy in modern society, the change in work organizations and the effect of the economy on the individual. It explores the concepts of ‘work society’, ‘industrial society’ and ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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