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  • Queering Knowledge

    Analytics, Devices and Investments after Marilyn Strathern

    Edited by Paul Boyce, EJ Gonzalez-Polledo, Silvia Posocco

    Marilyn Strathern’s ethnographic contributions to studies of personhood, kinship, gender relations and reproduction have achieved wide recognition in the field of anthropology. Her analytic devices, including her model of merographic connection, have had profound effects on anthropologists’…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • Acting Politics

    A Critical Sociology of the Political Field

    By Alfredo Joignant

    Following Bourdieu, this book seeks ‘to think about politics without thinking politically’, advancing the view that politics as conventionally understood does not take place in a social vacuum, but in the context of a certain topography of society that cannot be reduced to formal spaces (such as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Media, Culture and Critique: Future Imperfect

  • Updating Charles H. Cooley

    Contemporary Perspectives on a Sociological Classic

    Edited by Natalia Ruiz-Junco, Baptiste Brossard

    This book explores the contemporary relevance of Charles H. Cooley’s thought, bringing together scholars from the US, the UK, Europe and Australia to reflect on Cooley’s theory and legacy. Offering an up-to-date analysis of Cooley’s reception in the history of the social sciences, an examination of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Mobilities and Complexities

    Edited by Ole B. Jensen, Sven Kesselring, Mimi Sheller

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 

  • Democracy, Dialogue, Memory

    Expression and Affect Beyond Consensus

    Edited by Idit Alphandary, Leszek Koczanowicz

    Arguing that that the politics of democracy is inseparable from a notion of dialogue that emerges from conflicting and often traumatic memories, Democracy, Dialogue, Memory examines the importance of dialogue for the achievement of understanding in civil society rather than consensus, so that…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Complex Life: Nonmodernity and the Emergence of Cognition and Culture

    By Alan Dean

    This title was first published in 2000:  Complex Life argues for the importance of the new perspective of non modern social theory in understanding human agency. Darwinian natural selection theory and complexity theory are used to provide new insights into human origins, mind and culture.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • What is to be Done?

    Leninism, Anti-Leninist Marxism and the Question of Revolution Today

    By Werner Bonefeld

    Edited by Sergio Tischler

    This title was first published in 2002. On the eve of the first centenary of Lenin’s, What is to be Done?, this book provides a critical assessment of the theory and practice of revolution at the start of the new millennium. The volume shows the pertinence of revolution in our post-socialist world…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Labour Debate

    An Investigation into the Theory and Reality of Capitalist Work

    By Michael Neary

    Edited by Ana C. Dinerstein

    This title was first published in 2002: In a world dominated by capitalist work (labour), working for a wage is the central unavoidable reality of modern social life, and yet, the category of labour remains underdeveloped in social sciences. While waged labour in all its forms, including…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Images of Community

    Durkheim, Social Systems and the Sociology of Art

    By John A. Smith, Chris Jenks

    This title was first published in 2000. This work sets out to establish an original sociology of art and artistic practice. Based on the theories of Emile Durkheim, and contemporary models of complex social systems, it offers a critique of current history, philosophy and sociology of art. It cites…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rethinking Prejudice

    By Andreas Dorschel

    This title was first published in 2000. Rethinking Prejudice offers the first philosophical monograph on the concept of prejudice. It takes its start from a study of Enlightenment thought, and pursues the topic to the reassessment of prejudice in contemporary hermeneutics. Yet history of ideas is a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 

  • The Cultural Authority of Science

    Comparing across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas

    Edited by Martin Bauer, Petra Pansegrau, Rajesh Shukla

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Professional Ethics and Civic Morals

    By Emile Durkheim

    Emile Durkheim is one of the founding fathers of sociology and Professional Ethics and Civic Morals is one of his most neglected yet insightful works. His view that the instability of industrial society was connected to the decline of religion and his characterization of the state as the ultimate…

    Paperback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge Classics

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