Contemporary Social Theory Products

  • Feeling Queer Jurisprudence

    Injury, Intimacy, Identity, 1st Edition

    By Senthorun Sunil Raj

    This book draws on the analytic and political dimensions of queer, alongside the analytic and political usefulness of reading emotion, to navigate legal interventions aimed at addressing the rights of LGBT people. Scholars, activists, lawyers, and judges concerned with eliminating violence and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Introduction to Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Frank van Tubergen

    Comprehensive and engaging, this textbook introduces students not only to foundational sociological work, but also to insights from contemporary sociological theory and research. This combined approach ensures that students become familiar with the core of sociology: key concepts, theories,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Public Criminologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Henne, Rita Shah

    Featuring contributions from scholars from across the globe, Routledge Handbook of Public Criminologies is a comprehensive resource that addresses the challenges related to public conversations around crime and policy. In an era of fake news, misguided rhetoric about immigrants and refugees, and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge

  • Ritual in Industrial Society

    A Sociological Analysis of Ritualism in Modern England, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bocock

    Originally published in 1974, Ritual in Industrial Society is based on several years’ research including interviews and observations into the importance of ritual in industrial society within modern Britain. The book addresses how identity and meaning for people of all occupations and social…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Shaun Kingsley Malarney

    Originally published in 2002 Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam is a study of the history and consequences of the revolutionary campaign to transform culture and ritual in northern Vietnam. Based upon official documents and several years of field research in Thinh Liet Commune, a Red River…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Economic Transition and People's Livelihood

    1st Edition

    By Renwei Zhao

    China has experienced radical economical and societal change since the reform process was initiated in 1978. These changes have brought about significant income discrepancy between regions, social classes, and generations and greatly impacted on various aspects of people’s livelihood. This set is a…

    Hardback – 2020-01-27 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • China Economic Transition Research

    1st Edition

    By Renwei Zhao

    China has experienced radical economic and societal change since the initiation of the reform process in 1978. These changes have greatly affected various aspects of people’s livelihoods and inspired scholars to reconsider the relationship between planning and the market in China. This book is a…

    Hardback – 2020-01-27 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • China Income Distribution Research

    1st Edition

    By Renwei Zhao

    China has experienced radical societal change since the initiation of the reform and openness programme in 1978. These changes have brought about significant income discrepancy between regions, social classes and generations; rendering the fair distribution of income an ever more important…

    Hardback – 2020-01-27 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • China at a Threshold

    Exploring Social Change in Techno-Social Systems, 1st Edition

    By James B. Cuffe

    Once the world’s most technologically advanced civilisation, China is poised to yet again take this mantle having made incredible technological strides over recent decades but what does this in fact mean? What will this mean for Chinese society and what ramifications might it have for the future?…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • The Appeal of Art in Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Michael Symonds

    This book explores the place of art in the modern world, but instead of asking what art is, it begins with the question of art’s appeal in modernity. Why is the appellation ‘art’ so desired for movies, food and fashion, for example? Why is there the assumption of esteem when someone calls…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Ways Out

    Utopian Communal Groups in an Age of Babylon, 1st Edition

    By John R. Hall

    A comparative analysis of both secular and religious communal groups in contemporary America, this study, originally published in 1978, shows that contemporary communalists stand in relation to collectivism much the same as early Protestants stood in relation to individualism – as the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

  • Entanglements of Modernity, Colonialism and Genocide

    Burundi and Rwanda in Historical-Sociological Perspective, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

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