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  • Culture and Economy

    Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ullrich Kockel

    This title was first published in 2002. For many regions, 'culture' is considered the only viable resource they have for economic development. Neo-liberalist economics has become the dominant paradigm across a wide range of cultural contexts, while the cultural contingency of this paradigm itself…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sociology of Economic Innovation

    1st Edition

    By Francesco Ramella

    This book offers a sociological overview of the theories and research on economic innovation. Over the past few decades, the economics of innovation has given rise to a lively flow of studies, and innovation studies continues to develop as an interdisciplinary field of research. Sociology in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Eurocentrism and Development in Korea

    1st Edition

    By Jongtae Kim

    Under the global hegemony of the West, societies have interpreted the world and defined their identities through the frameworks of Eurocentric discourses. Since the mid-twentieth century, Eurocentrism has tended to be associated with economic developmentalism. The discourse of seonjinguk (developed…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • The Ethics of Care

    Moral Knowledge, Communication, and the Art of Caregiving, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Blum, Stuart J Murray

    Beginning with a focus on the ethical foundations of caregiving in health and expanding towards problems of ethics and justice implicated in a range of issues, this book develops and expands the notion of care itself and its connection to practice. Organised around the themes of culture as a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Visualising the Empire of Capital

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    Methods of visualising modernity and capitalism have been central to classical social science. Those methods of seeing, specifically in the work of Marx, were attempts to capture visually the fragmenting edifice of capital in its death throes and were part of a project to hasten its demise - yet…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Visual Modernities

  • 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 – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

  • Writing the Body Politic

    A John O’Neill Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Featherstone, Thomas Kemple

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

  • Routledge Handbook of Socio-Legal Theory and Methods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Creutzfeldt, Marc Mason, Kirsten McConnachie

    Drawing on a range of approaches from the social sciences and humanities, this handbook explores theoretical and empirical perspectives that address the articulation of law in society, and the social character of the rule of law. The vast field of socio-legal studies provides multiple lenses…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Risk Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Burgess, Alberto Alemanno, Jens Zinn

    It is over 40 years since we began to reflect upon risk in a more social than technological and economic fashion, firstly making sense of the gap between expert and public assessment of risks, such as to our health and environment. With fixed certainties of the past eroded and the technological…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shirley A. Jackson

    The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender chronicles the development, growth, history, impact, and future direction of race, gender, and class studies from a multidisciplinary perspective. The research in this subfield has been wide-ranging, including works in sociology,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Consumption

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margit Keller, Bente Halkier, Terhi-Anna Wilska, Monica Truninger

    Consumption research is burgeoning across a wide range of disciplines. The Routledge Handbook on Consumption gathers experts from around the world to provide a nuanced overview of the latest scholarship in this expanding field. At once ambitious and timely, the volume provides an ideal map for…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Institutional Theory of the Firm

    Embedded Autonomy, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Styhre

    The Institutional Theory of the Firm examines recent and previous organization theory literature to advocate what Evans (1995) refers to as the "embedded autonomy" of the firm, as well as its role in being simultaneously anchored in, for example, corporate legislation and regulatory practices on…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

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