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  • Moral Panic and the Politics of Anxiety

    1st Edition

    Edited by SEAN HIER

    Moral Panic and the Politics of Anxiety is a collection of original essays written by some of the world’s leading social scientists. It seeks to provide unique insight into the importance of moral panic as a routine feature of everyday life, whilst also developing an integrated framework for moral…

    Paperback – 2011-06-14
    Routledge

  • Democratic Legitimacy

    1st Edition

    By Fabienne Peter

    This book offers a systematic treatment of the requirements of democratic legitimacy. It argues that democratic procedures are essential for political legitimacy because of the need to respect value pluralism and because of the learning process that democratic decision-making enables. It proposes a…

    Paperback – 2011-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Towards a Critical Sociology (Routledge Revivals)

    An Essay on Commonsense and Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Zygmunt Bauman

    For the better part of its history sociology shared with commonsense its assumption of the ‘nature-like’ character of society – and consequently developed as the science of unfreedom. In this powerful and engaging work, first published in 1976, Professor Bauman outlines the historical roots of such…

    Paperback – 2011-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sexual Justice / Cultural Justice

    Critical Perspectives in Political Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Arneil, Monique Deveaux, Rita Dhamoon, Avigail Eisenberg

    This key volume explores the relationship between cultural justice and sexual justice in multicultural societies in a new light. The authors challenge the framing of ‘feminism and multiculturalism’ as one of inevitable conflict, as well as the portrayal of liberal sexual equality and cultural…

    Paperback – 2011-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Socialism the Active Utopia (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Zygmunt Bauman

    Rather than contributing to the long-standing discussion about the characteristics of the society that socialism proposes to establish, this Routledge Revival, initially published in 1976, aims to explore the impact of the ‘living utopia’ of socialism on the development of modern society. It…

    Paperback – 2011-01-07
    Routledge

  • The Limits of Rationality

    1st Edition

    In The Limits of Rationality Rogers Brubaker explores the intimate and ambiguous interplay between Max Weber's empirical work and his moral vision, between his historical and sociological analysis of the 'specific and peculiar rationalism' of modern Western civilization and his deeply ambivalent…

    Paperback – 2010-12-10
    Routledge

  • Max Weber's Insights and Errors

    1st Edition

    By Stanislav Andreski

    Max Weber (1864-1920) is generally recognised as one of the founding fathers of modern sociology. His ideas continue to be discussed by sociologists and historians and much homage is paid to his contribution to knowledge. However, such is the awe which the breadth of his knowledge inspires that…

    Paperback – 2010-11-11
    Routledge

  • Rousseau and Weber

    1st Edition

    By J.G. Merguior

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Max Weber, central thinkers to the discussion of political legitimacy, represent two very different stages and forms of social theory: early modern political philosophy and classical sociology. In these studies, Dr Merquior describes and assesses their individual…

    Paperback – 2010-11-11
    Routledge

  • Theory of Liberty, Legitimacy and Power

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vatro Murvar

    The stature of Max Weber (1864-1920) as an interdisciplinary, historical-comparative social scientist has grown steadily. But in view of Professor Murvar, his work has been misinterpreted with remarkable frequency. The aim of this book is to put right certain misconceptions and misinterpretations…

    Paperback – 2010-11-11
    Routledge

  • Max Weber and His Contempories

    1st Edition

    Max Weber and His Contemporaries provides an unrivalled tour d'horizon of European intellectual life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and an assessment of the pivotal position within it occupied by Max Weber. Weber's many interests in and contributions to, such diverse fields as…

    Paperback – 2010-10-19
    Routledge

  • Securitization Theory

    How Security Problems Emerge and Dissolve, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thierry Balzacq

    This volume aims to provide a new framework for the analysis of securitization processes, increasing our understanding of how security issues emerge, evolve and dissolve.  Securitisation theory has become one of the key components of security studies and IR courses in recent years, and this book…

    Paperback – 2010-08-09
    Routledge
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • Political Evil in a Global Age

    Hannah Arendt and International Theory, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Hayden

    Hannah Arendt is widely regarded as one of the twentieth century’s most powerful political theorists. The purpose of this book is to make an innovative contribution to the newly emerging literature connecting Arendt to international political theory and debates surrounding globalization. In recent…

    Paperback – 2010-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

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