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  • 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

  • The United States and the Security Council

    Collective Security since the Cold War, 1st Edition

    By Brian Frederking

    This book describes the rules governing international security decision-making and examines the different understandings of collective security in the post-Cold War world. The post-Cold War world has largely been a struggle over which rules govern global security. Discussions and decisions…

    Paperback – 2007-09-20
    Routledge

  • A Social Theory of the Nation-State

    The Political Forms of Modernity Beyond Methodological Nationalism, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Chernilo

    A Social Theory of the Nation-State: the political forms of modernity beyond methodological nationalism, construes a novel and original social theory of the nation-state. It rejects nationalistic ways of thinking that take the nation-state for granted as much as globalist orthodoxy that speaks of…

    Paperback – 2007-07-16
    Routledge
    Critical Realism: Interventions (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Nations Matter

    Culture, History and the Cosmopolitan Dream, 1st Edition

    By Craig Calhoun

    Craig Calhoun, one of the most respected social scientists in the world, re-examines nationalism in light of post-1989 enthusiasm for globalization and the new anxieties of the twenty-first century. Nations Matter argues that pursuing a purely postnational politics is premature at best and possibly…

    Paperback – 2007-04-19
    Routledge

  • Complexity and Social Movements

    Multitudes at the Edge of Chaos, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Chesters, Ian Welsh

    Fusing two key concerns of contemporary sociology: globalization and its discontents, and the 'complexity turn' in social theory, authors Chesters and Welsh utilize complexity theory to analyze the shifting constellation of social movement networks that constitute opposition to neo-liberal…

    Paperback – 2007-03-22
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

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