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  • Multiple Modernities and Good Governance

    Edited by Thomas Meyer, José Luís de Sales Marques

    This book represents the first discussion from a political science perspective of the concept of Multiple Modernities in three dimensions. First taking stock of the discussions of the concept itself, it then connects it to more recently developed analytical and normative concepts that concretise it…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Globalisation, Europe, Multilateralism series

  • Precariousness, Community and Participation

    Edited by Matthew Johnson

    This book attempts to explore the effects of neoliberalism on particular forms of community. Guy Standing (2011) has popularised the notion of precariousness to describe the unpredictable neoliberal conditions faced by radically different people throughout the world. Members of Standing’s ‘…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 

  • Trial by Media

    By Chris Greer

    Trial by Media is a form of interactive, mediatised justice in which individuals and institutions are accused, tried, judged and sentenced in the ‘court of public opinion’. This agenda-setting book argues that Trial by Media is redefining the meaning and nature of justice in a multi-media world.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • The Age of the Social

    1840 to the Present and Beyond

    By Sal Restivo

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 

  • Bodies and Enhancement Technology

    A Posthumanist Exploration of Somatechnologies

    By Lucie Dalibert

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 

  • Law and Time

    Edited by Sian Beynon-Jones, Emily Grabham

    Research on law's relationship with time has flourished over the past decade. This edited collection aims to put law and time scholarship into wider context, advancing conversations on time and temporalities between socio-legal scholars, anthropologists, sociologists, geographers, and historians.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Social Justice

  • Urban Walls

    Political and Cultural Meanings of Vertical Structures and Surfaces

    Edited by Andrea Brighenti, Matthias Kärrholm

    In recent years, an increasing number of separation walls have been built around the world. Walls built in urban areas are particularly striking in that they have exacted a heavy toll in terms of human suffering. As territorialising devices, walls can be protective, but the protection they grant is…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Entanglements of Modernity, Colonialism and Genocide

    Burundi and Rwanda in Historical-Sociological Perspective

    By Jack Palmer

    This book offers a novel sociological examination of the historical trajectories of Burundi and Rwanda. It challenges both the Eurocentric assumptions which have underpinned many sociological theorisations of modernity, and the notion that the processes of modernisation move gradually, if…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Multiple Correspondence Analysis for the Social Sciences

    By Johs Hjellbrekke

    Multiple correspondence analysis (MCA) is a statistical technique that first and foremost has become known through the work of the late Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002). This book will introduce readers to the fundamental properties, procedures and rules of interpretation of the most commonly used forms…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30 

  • The Challenge of Modernity

    Simmel’s Sociological Theory

    By Gregor Fitzi

    In an epoch of shifting solidarities, religious and political conflicts, sociology faces new challenges. Simmel is the reference author for the inquiry into cultural crisis, monetarisation and urbanisation of social life in rapidly changing societies. His contribution to sociological theory,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 

  • Law, Legal Culture and Society

    Mirrored Identities of the Legal Order

    Edited by Alberto Febbrajo

    This volume addresses the different ways in which legal cultures work in a modern society. It argues that the mutual reflexivity of the different ways society perceives law and law perceives society eclipses the unique formal identity of written law, and leads to a pluralistic identity of the legal…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • The Iron Cage Revisited

    Max Weber in the Neoliberal Era

    By R. Bruce Douglass

    Hardback – 2018-05-10 
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

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