Contemporary Social Theory Products

  • Escapism in Contemporary Capitalism

    Take the long way home

    By Greg Sharzer

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 

  • Social Beings, Future Belongings

    Reimagining the Social

    Edited by Anna Tsalapatanis, Miranda Bruce, David Bissell, Helen Keane

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Sociological Futures

  • American Social Theory

    By Charles Lemert

    Due to the importance of philosophy in the Enlightenment, European social theory has dominated discourses of theory to the present day. Yet, looking deeper, Americans have made important contributions from very different social and cultural perspectives. Drawing from Euro and American traditions…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 

  • Sociability, Sexuality, Self

    Relationality and Individualization

    By Sasha Roseneil

    As more and more people spend longer periods of their lives outside conventional families and couples, radical transformation in personal life is underway. Much of the love, care and support that matters to people now takes place beyond the boundaries of  the family, between partners who do…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 

  • Emotions in Late Modernity

    Edited by Roger Patulny, Sukhmani Khorana, Rebecca Olson, Alberto Bellocchi, Jordan McKenzie, Michelle Peterie

    This international collection discusses how the individualised, reflexive, late modern era has changed the way we experience and act on our feelings. Divided into four sections that include studies ranging across multiple continents and centuries, Emotions in Late Modernity: Demonstrates an…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • The Counter-Cultural Logic of Neoliberalism

    By David Hancock

    Why, since the financial crisis of 2008, has neoliberal capitalism remained seemingly impregnable? Why, when it is shown as no longer capable of delivering on its economic promises does its logic pervade all facets of contemporary life? How has it seduced us? This book examines the seductive appeal…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • 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 – 2018-12-30 

  • Common Sense as a Paradigm of Thought

    An Analysis of Social Interaction

    By Tim Delaney

    The notion of common sense and abiding by its implications is something that, seemingly, everyone agrees is a good way of making behavioral decisions and conducting one's daily activities. This holds true whether one is a liberal, moderate, or conservative; young or old; and regardless of one's…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Pursuing Justice

    Traditional and Contemporary Issues in Our Communities and the World, 3rd Edition

    By Ralph A. Weisheit, Frank Morn

    Pursuing Justice, Third Edition, examines the issue of justice by considering the origins of the idea, formal systems of justice, current global issues of justice, and ways in which justice might be achieved by individuals, organizations, and the global community. Part 1 demonstrates how the idea…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 

  • Divinization and Technology

    The Political Anthropology of Subversion

    Edited by Agnes Horvath, Camil Francisc Roman, Gilbert Germain

    This book offers a political anthropological discussion of subversion, exploring its imbrication with technological and divinization practices and uncovering some of its particular effects on human existence, from prehistory until the contemporary age. Subversion is often romanticized as a means of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Developmental Tasks in Adolescence

    By Klaus Hurrelmann, Gudrun Quenzel

    Hurrelmann and Quenzel introduce the concept of developmental tasks to analyse the typical physical, psychological and social requirements of adolescence. The topic of adolescent development in Europe is one which has received little academic attention in recent years. Developmental Tasks in…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10 

  • Education Policy Analysis for a Complex World

    Poststructural possibilities

    Edited by Kalervo N. Gulson, Amy Scott Metcalfe

    In the past decade, poststructural policy analysis in education has evolved, primarily focusing on disrupting dominant narratives about education policy research, development and implementation, and the aims and outcomes of the policy-research nexus. This book originates from an ‘Education Policy…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 

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