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  • Social Movements and Activism in the USA

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Valocchi

    What can we learn when we listen closely to and engage in dialogue with social movement activists? Social Movements and Activism in the USA addresses this question for a group of progressive activists in Hartford, Connecticut, who do community, labor, feminist, gay and lesbian, peace, and…

    Paperback – 2009-09-07
    Routledge

  • Max Weber and the Dispute over Reason and Value

    1st Edition

    By Stephen P. Turner, Regis A. Factor

    The problem of the nature of values and the relation between values and rationality is one of the defining issues of twentieth-century thought and Max Weber was one of the defining figures in the debate. In this book, Turner and Factor consider the development of the dispute over Max Weber's…

    Paperback – 2009-03-09
    Routledge

  • Democracy, States, and the Struggle for Social Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heather D. Gautney, Neil Smith, Omar Dahbour, Ashley Dawson

    Democracy, States, and the Struggle for Social Justice draws on the fields of geography, political theory, and cultural studies to analyze experiments with novel forms of democracy, highlighting the critical issue of the changing nature of the state and citizenship in the contemporary…

    Paperback – 2009-03-06
    Routledge

  • Cross-National Research Methodology and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Hantrais, Steen Mangen

    Cross-National Research Methodology and Practice offers practical guidance for relative newcomers to cross-national research by analysing and evaluating the research process by focusing strongly on best practice in terms of methods and management. It raises a number of important issues for…

    Paperback – 2009-02-23
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Anarchist Studies

    An Introductory Anthology of Anarchy in the Academy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randall Amster, Abraham DeLeon, Luis Fernandez, Anthony J. Nocella, II, Deric Shannon

    This volume of collected essays by some of the most prominent academics studying anarchism bridges the gap between anarchist activism on the streets and anarchist theory in the academy. Focusing on anarchist theory, pedagogy, methodologies, praxis, and the future, this edition will strike a chord…

    Paperback – 2009-02-10
    Routledge

  • Critical Theorists and International Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Edkins, Nick Vaughan-Williams

    A wide range of critical theorists is used in the study of international politics, and until now there has been no text that gives concise and accessible introductions to these figures. Critical Theorists and International Relations provides a wide-ranging introduction to thirty-two important…

    Paperback – 2009-02-10
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Enchantments of Modernity

    Empire, Nation, Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Saurabh Dube

    The notion of modernity hinges on a break with the past, such as superstitions, medieval worlds, and hierarchical traditions. It follows that modernity suggests the disenchantment of the world, yet the processes of modernity also create their own enchantments in the mapping and making of the modern…

    Hardback – 2008-12-31
    Routledge India
    Critical Asian Studies

  • Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Reiner Grundmann, Nico Stehr

    What is the nature of our current societies? Do we see a clash of civilizations, or the end of history? The advent of globalization, or the birth of the network society? Are we witnessing the emergence of a risk society, or the advent of the knowledge society? More fundamentally, is ‘society’ an…

    Hardback – 2008-12-15
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Max Weber on Capitalism, Bureaucracy and Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stanislav Andreski

    For this important selection from Weber, sections of text from Weber's major works (Gesammelte, Aufsatze Zur Religionssoziologie, including The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism; General Economic History; and The Agrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilisations) have been carefully edited…

    Paperback – 2008-10-10
    Routledge

  • Max Weber, Rationality and Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sam Whimster, Dr Scott Lash

    This book brings together leading figures in history, sociology, political science, feminism and critical theory to interpret, evaluate, criticize and update Weber's legacy. In a collection of specially commissioned pieces and translated articles the Weberian scholarship recognizes Max Weber as the…

    Paperback – 2008-10-10
    Routledge

  • Risk and the War on Terror

    1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Amoore, Marieke de Goede

    This book offers the first comprehensive and critical investigation of the specific modes of risk calculation that are emerging in the so-called War on Terror. Risk and the War on Terror offers an interdisciplinary set of contributions which debate and analyze both the empirical manifestations of…

    Paperback – 2008-05-30
    Routledge

  • The New Social Theory Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Steven Seidman, Jeffrey C. Alexander

    This is the first anthology to thematize the dramatic upward and downward shifts that have created the new social theory, and to present this new and exciting body of work in a thoroughly trans-disciplinary manner. In this revised second edition readers are provided with a much greater range…

    Paperback – 2008-04-03
    Routledge

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