Theory & Political Sociology Products

  • Universal Basic Income

    1st Edition

    By Brian McDonough, Jessie Bustillos Morales

    Universal basic income is a controversial policy which is causing a stir amongst academics, politicians, journalists and policy makers all over the world. The idea of receiving ‘money for nothing’, with no strings attached, has for a long time appeared a crazy or radical proposal. But today, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • 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 – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • 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 and its aftermath, this book takes a historical approach to explain the problems of capitalism and democratic leadership in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Universalizing Resistance

  • Populist Nationalism in Europe and the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fernando López-Alves, Diane E. Johnson

    Populist nationalism fuses beliefs that citizens are being exploited by a privileged elite with claims that the national culture and interests are under threat from enemies within or without. Ideologically fluid, populist nationalists decry “out-of-touch” institutions such as political parties and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-16
    Routledge

  • Ritual, Emotion, Violence

    Studies on the Micro-Sociology of Randall Collins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elliott B. Weininger, Annette Lareau, Omar Lizardo

    Microsociologists seek to capture social life as it is experienced, and in recent decades no one has championed the microsociological approach more fiercely than Randall Collins. The pieces in this exciting volume offer fresh and original insights into key aspects of Collins’ thought, and of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge

  • Killing African Americans

    Police and Vigilante Violence as a Racial Control Mechanism, 1st Edition

    By Noel A. Cazenave

    Killing African Americans examines the pervasive, disproportionate, and persistent police and vigilante killings of African Americans in the United States as a racial control mechanism that sustains the racial control system of systemic racism. Noel A. Cazenave’s well-researched and conceptualized…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Uncovering Social Life

    Critical Perspectives from Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Chris Shilling, Philip A. Mellor

    In an era when rapid social change, the disappearance of traditional communities, the rise of political populism and the threat posed by radical religious movements makes it appear that ‘all that is solid melts into air’, the classical sociological problem of how peaceable societies can be created…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • Engagement and Disengagement

    Class, Authority, Politics, and Intellectuals, 1st Edition

    By Howard G. Schneiderman

    Part dialogue, part debate between Howard Schneiderman and a small number of social theorists, Engagement and Disengagement represents the culmination of a life’s work in social theory. On the one hand, it is about cohesive social, cultural, and intellectual forces, such as authority, community,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Critical Sociology

    2nd Edition

    By Steven M. Buechler

    Critical Sociology is a thoroughly revised, updated, and sophisticated introduction to the sociological perspective as a critical lens on society. Much has happened since the first edition: the Great Recession, the Obama presidency, the burgeoning role of social media, and recent global social…

    Paperback – 2014-06-30
    Routledge

  • Globalization

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Lemert, Anthony Elliott, Daniel Chaffee, Eric Hsu

    Expected to become a classic in the field and the classroom standard for teachers and their students, this book offers the most comprehensive, engaging selection of classic and contemporary readings on globalization currently available. Here, for the first time in print, is the full historical…

    Paperback – 2010-03-29
    Routledge

  • Critical Theory of International Politics

    Complementarity, Justice, and Governance, 1st Edition

    By Steven C. Roach

    Critical international theory encompasses several distinct, radical approaches that focus on identity, difference, hegemonic power, and order. As an applied theory, critical international theory draws on critical social theories to shed light on international processes and global transformations.…

    Paperback – 2010-01-25
    Routledge

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