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  • The Victorian Novelist

    Social Problems and Change

    Edited by Kate Flint

    First published in 1987. Many Victorian novels that considered social problems made extensive use of contemporary source material for their descriptions. This book aims to provide a greater acquaintance with this non-literary material — illustrating and exemplifying issues that the authors treated…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • The Working-Classes in Victorian Fiction

    By Peter Keating

    First published in 1971. The book examines the presentation of the urban and industrial working classes in Victorian fiction. It considers the different types of working men and women who appear in fiction, the environments they are shown to inhabit, and the use of phonetics to indicate the sound…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • We Count, We Matter

    Voice, Choice and the Death of Distance

    By Christopher Steed

    This book examines the meaning of Brexit, the election of Trump and the rising tide of populist revolt on the right amidst the collapse of the left. Exploring the reaction against the establishment or ‘the system’, the author contends that we are witnessing a new divide between those who wish to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • From one ‘Empire’ to the Next

    Why we are where we are after everything we do to be elsewhere

    By Radha D'Souza

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • The Anarchist Imagination

    Anarchism Encounters the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Edited by Carl Levy, Saul Newman

    This a a broad ranging introduction to 21st century anarchism which includes a wide array of theoretical approaches as well as a variety of empirical and geographical perspectives. The book demonstrates how this vibrant and often controversial ideology has influenced the humanities and social…

    Paperback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The New Narcissus in the Age of Reality Television

    By Megan Collins

    This book explores the emergence and encouragement of the new narcissus in our society and the ways in which this is portrayed in reality television. Through studies of well-known reality shows, including Toddlers and Tiaras, Hoarders, Sister Wives, Catfish: The TV Show, Celebrity Rehab with Dr.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-23 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Abuse Between Young People

    A Contextual Account

    By Carlene Firmin

    Awareness of peer-on-peer abuse is on the rise and is a matter of increasing international concern. Abuse between young people: A contextual account is the first book to offer a contextualised narrative of peer-on-peer abuse that moves beyond recognising an association between environments and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Critical Theories and the Budapest School

    Politics, Culture, Modernity

    Edited by John Rundell, Jonathan Pickle

    Critical Theories and the Budapest School brings together new perspectives on the Budapest School in the context of contemporary developments in critical theory. Engaging with the work of the prominent group of figures associated with Georg Lukács, this book sheds new light on the unique and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Home: The Foundations of Belonging

    By Paul O'Connor

    Questions of home and belonging have never been more topical. Populist politicians in both Europe and America play on anxieties over globalisation by promising to reconstitute the national home, through cutting immigration and ‘taking back control’. Increasing numbers of young people are unable to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Uncovering Social Life

    Critical Perspectives from Sociology

    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 – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Dignity and Human Rights

    Language Philosophy and Social Realizations

    By Stephan P. Leher

    Is it impossible to assess dignity, the agency of autonomy and equality of rights under the current rule of law, when we are met by global challenges like climate change, financial crisis, food crisis, natural disasters, inequality, violent conflicts and trade disputes? Drawing on European…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Islam and Society

    Edited by Thijl Sunier

    This new 4 volume collection will bring together the key literature on Islam and Society. In four broad themes the collection will cover Islam and power; minorities and pluralism; everyday life, ethics and community building; subjectivation, discipline and piety. Fully indexed and including a newly…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

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