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  • A Politics of Disgust

    Selfhood, World-Making and Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Eleonora Joensuu

    This book explores the intersubjective nature of disgust, the fascination that often accompanies it - along with repulsion - and the ethical implications of the experience. With attention to what emotions do rather than what they necessarily are, it examines the ways in which disgust works to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Routledge Handbook of Socio-Legal Theory and Methods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Creutzfeldt, Marc Mason, Kirsten McConnachie

    The field of socio-legal studies is now both vast and complex. Through a socio-legal lens, law is considered in its relation to formal and informal systems, institutions, morality, justice, crime, culture, consciousness, and the social character of the rule of law. Drawing on a range of social…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Writing the Body Politic

    A John O’Neill Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Kemple, Mark Featherstone

    This book brings together key essays from the career of social theorist John O’Neill, including his uncollected later writings, focusing on embodiment to explore the different ways in which the body trope informs visions of familial, economic, personal, and communal life. Beginning with an…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Visions of Political Violence

    1st Edition

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    In this book, Vincenzo Ruggiero offers a typology of different forms of political violence. From systemic and institutional violence, to the behaviour of crowds, to armed conflict and terrorism, Ruggiero draws on a range of perspectives from criminology, social theory, political science, critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Emotions through Literature

    Fictional Narratives and the Management of the Self, 1st Edition

    By Mariano Longo

    Engaging with the wide sociological literature on emotions, this book explores the social representation of emotions, their management and their effects by making reference to creative sources. With a specific focus on literary narrative, including the works of figures such as Dante, Austen,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Survival Regime

    Global War and the Political, 1st Edition

    By Edgar Illas

    The Survival Regime explores the concept of survival to describe the effects on politics of the fusion of war and capital in globalization. Survival defines a sort of degree zero governmentality that has resulted from the crumbling of the political and spatial architecture of modernity,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Blockchain and Web 3.0

    Social, Economic, and Technological Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Massimo Ragnedda, Giuseppe Destefanis

    Blockchain and Web 3.0 fills the gap in our understanding of blockchain technologies by hosting a discussion of the new technologies in a variety of disciplinary settings.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • The Psychoanalytic Ear and the Sociological Eye

    Toward an American Independent Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Chodorow

    In The Psychoanalytic Ear and the Sociological Eye: Toward an American Independent Tradition, Nancy J Chodorow brings together her two professional identities, psychoanalyst and sociologist, as she also brings together and moves beyond two traditions within American psychoanalysis, naming for the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Social Work Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Payne, Emma Reith-Hall

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Work Theory provides an interdisciplinary and international introduction to social work theory. It presents an analytical review of the wide array of theoretical ideas that influence social work on a global scale. It sets the agenda for future trends within social…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • European Solidarity in Times of Crisis

    Insights from a Thirteen-Country Survey, 1st Edition

    By Jurgen Gerhards, Holger Lengfeld, Zsófia Ignácz, Florian K Kley, Maximilian Priem

    The euro crisis, several sovereign debt crises, the Great Recession, the refugee crisis, and Brexit have all challenged Europeans’ willingness to show solidarity with other European citizens and member states of the European Union. European Solidarity in Times of Crisis provides a clear theoretical…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Routledge Companion to Actor-Network Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anders Blok, Ignacio Farias, Celia Roberts

    This companion explores ANT as an intellectual practice, tracking its movements and engagements with a wide range of other academic and activist projects. Showcasing the work of a diverse set of ‘second generation’ ANT scholars from around the world, it highlights the exciting depth and breadth of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge

  • Conflict and the Social Bond

    Peace in Modern Societies, 1st Edition

    By Michalis Lianos

    Is violent conflict inevitable? What is it in our social nature that makes us conduct wars, genocides and persecutions? The answer lies in how we are programmed to bond and form communities that demand loyalty in order to let us belong. The analysis in this book cuts through the social sciences in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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