Theory & Political Sociology Products

  • Theorizing Social Memories

    Concepts and Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerd Sebald, Jatin Wagle

    Public debates over the last two decades about social memories, about how as societies we remember, make sense of, and even imagine and invent, our collective pasts suggest that grand narratives have been abandoned for numerous little stories that contest the unified visions of the past. But, while…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Identity Troubles

    An introduction, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Elliott

    In our turbulent world of global flows and digital transformations pervasive identity crises and self-reinvention have become increasingly central to everyday life. In this fascinating book, Anthony Elliott shows how global transformations – the new electronic economy, digital worlds,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22
    Routledge

  • Civil Disobedience and Deliberative Democracy

    1st Edition

    By William Smith

    Civil disobedience is a public, nonviolent, conscientious yet political act, contrary to law, carried out to communicate opposition to law and policy of government. This book presents a theory of civil disobedience that draws on ideas associated with deliberative democracy. This book explores the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Art of Post-Dictatorship

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Transitional Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Vikki Bell

    Since the end of the last dictatorship in 1983, Argentina’s visual artists and art-activists have been central to campaigns to demand the criminal prosecution of those initially granted amnesty and to a variety of commemorative projects. In The Art of Post-Dictatorship: Ethics and Aesthetics in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Hemingway on Politics and Rebellion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lauretta Conklin Frederking

    Hemingway has been labeled a ‘communist sympathizer,’ ‘elitist’, and a ‘rugged individualist.’ This volume embraces the complexity of political advocacy in Hemingway’s novels and short stories. Hemingway’s characters physically, intellectually and spiritually become part of resisting current…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Bourdieu's Theory of Social Fields

    Concepts and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mathieu Hilgers, Eric Mangez

    Bourdieu’s theory of social fields is one of his key contributions to social sciences and humanities. However, it has never been subjected to genuine critical examination. This book fills that gap and offers a clear and wide-ranging introduction to the theory. It includes a critical discussion of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Crimes of the Economy

    A Criminological Analysis of Economic Thought, 1st Edition

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Economists have often paid visits to the field of criminology, examining the rational logic of offending. When economists examine criminal activity, they imply that offenders should be treated like any other social actor making rational choices. In The Crimes of the Economy, Vincenzo Ruggiero turns…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Organizational Crime

  • Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa

    Five Decades of Misrule, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi, Shadrack Wanjala Nasong’o

    Bringing together scholars from a wide array of disciplines - including anthropology, economics, history, sociology, and political science - this volume addresses the problems of the regime change and state failure in Africa in the context of the global economy, but from a specifically African…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Mapping Transatlantic Security Relations

    The EU, Canada and the War on Terror, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark B. Salter

    This book examines how legal, political, and rights discourses, security policies and practices migrate and translate across the North Atlantic. The complex relationship between liberty and security has been fundamentally recast and contested in liberal democracies since the start of the 'global…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform

    1st Edition

    By George Meszaros

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world.  Taking Brazil as an example, Social Movements, Law and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-07
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Parties and Political Change in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Chiriyankandath

    Over the past seven decades and more, political parties have become an essential feature of the political landscape of the South Asian subcontinent, serving both as a conduit and product of the tumultuous change the region has experienced. Yet they have not been the focus of sustained scholarly…

    Hardback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge

  • Precariat: Labour, Work and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Johnson

    In his recent work, Guy Standing has identified a new class which has emerged from neo-liberal restructuring with, he argues, the revolutionary potential to change the world: the precariat. This, according to Standing, is ‘a class-in-the-making, internally divided into angry and bitter factions’…

    Hardback – 2014-10-21
    Routledge

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