Social Theory Products

  • Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society

    Love in an International Context, 1st Edition

    By Ann Brooks

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Weber, Elias and Political Charisma

    1st Edition

    By Erik Jentges

    Research on the concepts of charisma and charismatic leadership tend to cite Max Weber as the authority on the subject. A fundamental reassessment of Weber’s theoretical perspective contextualising his work is missing from the literature but one of Europe’s most influential sociologists, Norbert…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge

  • The Way to a Great Country

    A Macroscopic View on Chinese Population in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Tian Xueyuan

    Population is the most influential factor in social development and economic growth, especially in China. The author makes macro illustration about main issues on China’s population and development in the 21st century and advises on facing the population development challenges toward a sustainable…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • A Routledge Companion to Actor-Network Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anders Blok, Ignacio Farias, Celia Roberts

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • The Nature of Social Reality

    1st Edition

    By Tony Lawson

    The social sciences often fail to examine in any systematic way the nature of their subject matter. Demonstrating that this is a central explanation of the widely acknowledged failings of the social sciences, not least of modern economics, this book sets about rectifying matters. Providing an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • Populism and Passions

    Democratic Legitimacy after Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Cossarini, Fernando Vallespín

    There is a consensus that right, and left-wing populism is on the rise on both sides of the Atlantic, from Donald Trump in the United States, to Spain’s leftist Podemos. These may utilize different kinds of populist mobilizations but the fact remains that elite and mass opinion is fuelling a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Asian Societies: An introduction

    1st Edition

    By Bryan S. Turner

    This textbook provides an ambitious overview of Asia from the perspective of the comparative sociology of culture and social structure. Starting with the history of colonialism and empire, the study examines major dimensions of modern social change from population and migration, the growth of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Feminism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tasha Oren, Andrea Press

    Feminism as a method, a movement, a critique and an identity has been the subject of debates, contestations and revisions in recent years, yet contemporary global developments and political upheavals have again refocused feminism’s collective force. What is feminism now? How do scholars and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Unmasking Style in Social Theory

    1st Edition

    By Peter Baehr

    This book examines the nature of unmasking in social theory, in revolutionary movements, and in popular culture. Unmasking is not the same as scientific refutation or principled disagreement. When people unmask, they claim to rip off a disguise, revealing the true beneath the feigned. The author…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Understanding Digital Events

    Bergson, Whitehead, and the Experience of the Digital, 1st Edition

    By David Kreps

    This book introduces an events-based approach to understanding digital experience. Focusing on the event-ontologies of Bergson and Whitehead’s process metaphysics, it explores subjective experience and objective reality as unified ‘events’ in the form of concrete slabs of existence. Such slabs are…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Fashion Theory

    A Reader, 2nd edition, 2nd Edition

    By Malcolm Barnard

    This revised and fully updated collection of essential readings surveys and contextualizes the ways in which a wide range of disciplines have used a variety of theoretical approaches to explain, and sometimes to explain away, the astonishing variety, complexity and beauty of fashion. Existing…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Student Readers

  • Scaling Impact

    Innovation for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLean, John Gargani

    Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

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