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  • Indo-Australian Relations

    Encounters beyond the State

    Edited by Philip Darby

    This book explores a range of connections between India and Australia that fall outside the formal diplomacy of the two states. It examines how race, class and gender shape conceptions of the two nations, whose voices are heard and whose are not, and the politics that emerge from sport, culture,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 

  • Social Democracy in Capitalist Society

    Working-Class Politics in Britain and Sweden

    By Richard Scase

    First published in 1977. This book considers the nature of industrial society, contemporary capitalism and the impact of political ideas on social structure. These ideas are discussed by reference to the impact of social democracy on the structure of capitalist society in a comparative analysis of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 

  • Class, Gender, and the American Family Farm in the 20th Century

    By Elizabeth A. Ramey

    Integrating a focus on gender with Marx’s surplus-based notion of class, this book offers a one-of-a-kind analysis of family farms in the United States. The analysis shows how gender and class struggles developed during important moments in the history of these family farms shaped the trajectory of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11 
    New Political Economy

  • The Great Inequality

    By Michael D Yates

    A growing inequality in income and wealth marks modern capitalism, and it negatively affects nearly every aspect of our lives, especially those of the working class. It is and will continue to be the central issue of politics in almost every nation on earth. In this book, the author explains…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29 
    Critical Interventions

  • Karl Marx

    By Loria Achille

    Achille Loria was a well-known Italian political economist and this translation of his work presents his views and discussions on famous socialist Karl Marx, bringing his work to an English audience. Originally published in 1917, the translators have included a detailed foreword which attempts to…

    Hardback – 2016-01-18 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Origin of the Inequality of the Social Classes

    By Gunnar Landtman

    Originally published in 1938, The Origin of the Inequality of the Social Classes presents ethnological research into how rank and inequality has been created or formed in various societies. This study especially focuses on recent changes in aboriginal cultures with particular attention paid to the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge Revivals

  • An End to the Crisis of Empirical Sociology?

    Trends and Challenges in Social Research

    Edited by Linda McKie, Louise Ryan

    Research data are everywhere. In our everyday interactions, through social media, credit cards and even public transport, we generate and use data. The challenge for sociologists is how to collect, analyse and make best use of these vast arrays of information. The chapters in this book address…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Sociological Futures

  • Young People's Understanding of Society

    By Adrian Furnham

    First published in 1991, this book represents the first wide-ranging review of young people’s understanding of the social world and the functioning of society. Taking a social cognitive view of adolescence, it focuses on the processes by which young people learn to understand other people’s…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 

  • The Working Classes and Higher Education

    Inequality of Access, Opportunity and Outcome

    Edited by Amy E. Stich, Carrie Freie

    Within the broader context of the global knowledge economy, wherein the "college-for-all" discourse grows more and more pervasive and systems of higher education become increasingly stratified by social class, important and timely questions emerge regarding the future social location and mobility…

    Hardback – 2015-12-28 
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Bourdieu: The Next Generation

    The Development of Bourdieu's Intellectual Heritage in Contemporary UK Sociology

    Edited by Jenny Thatcher, Nicola Ingram, Ciaran Burke, Jessie Abrahams

    This book will give unique insight into how a new generation of Bourdieusian researchers apply Bourdieu to contemporary issues. It will provide a discussion of the working mechanisms of thinking through and/or with Bourdieu when analysing data. In each chapter, individual authors discuss and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    Sociological Futures

  • The Problem of Social Inequality

    Why It Destroys Democracy, Threatens the Planet, and What We Can Do About It

    By Scott G. McNall

    Within and among nations, rising levels of social inequality threaten our collective future. Currently, upwards of 80% of people’s life chances are determined by factors over which they have absolutely no control. Social inequality threatens the democratic project because it destroys the trust on…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18 

  • Far-Right Fantasy

    A Sociology of American Religion and Politics

    By James Aho

    Far-Right Fantasy is a straight-forward, jargon-free study of contemporary American right-wing extremism. Accessible to both professional and lay audiences, it allows activists to speak for themselves in their own words. It takes the self-announced religious motivations of extremists seriously, and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18 

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