Social Theory Products

  • Emotions through Literature

    Fictional Narratives, Society and the Emotional 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 – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Blockchain and Web 3.0

    Social, Economic, and Technological Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Massimo Ragnedda, Giuseppe Destefanis

    Blockchain is no longer just about bitcoin or cryptocurrencies in general. Instead, it can be seen as a disruptive, revolutionary technology which will have major impacts on multiple aspects of our lives. The revolutionary power of such technology compares with the revolution sparked by the World…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • The Defiance of Global Commitment

    A Complex Social Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Brian Castellani

    The Brexit vote; the election of Trump; the upsurge of European nationalism; the devolution of the Arab Spring; global violence; Chinese expansionism; disruptive climate change; the riotous instabilities of the world capitalist system…While diverse in nature, these events share a common denominator…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Erotic Performance and Spectatorship

    New Frontiers in Erotic Dance, 1st Edition

    By Katy Pilcher

    Erotic dance is one of the most contentious issues in feminist debates today and a source of fascination in media and popular cultural representations. Yet, why is it that we currently know so little about those who perform erotic dance for female customers, or the experiences of these spectators…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • 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 – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-07-15
    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 – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Gender and Gentrification

    1st Edition

    By Winifred Curran

    This book explores how gentrification often reinforces traditional gender roles and spatial constructions during the process of reshaping the labour, housing, commercial and policy landscapes of the city. It focuses in particular on the impact of gentrification on women and racialized men,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Critical Urban Theory, Common Property, and “the Political”

    Desire and Drive in the City, 1st Edition

    By Dan Webb

    Dan Webb explores an undervalued topic in the formal discipline of Political Theory (and political science, more broadly): the urban as a level of political analysis and political struggles in urban space. Because the city and urban space is so prominent in other critical disciplines, most notably,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Practicing Social Science

    Sociologists and their Craft, 1st Edition

    By Devorah Kalekin-Fishman

    How is the process of globalization effecting changes in the structure of knowledge in sociology? This path-breaking volume looks at the human dimension of developments in the discipline by compiling a set of interviews that exemplify the life and work of a sociologist today. Their ideas and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Public Intellectuals and the Sociology of Knowledge

  • Agency, Gender and Economic Development in the World Economy 1850–2000

    Testing the Sen Hypothesis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Luiten van Zanden, Auke Rijpma, Jan Kok

    How has ‘agency’ – or the ability to define and act upon one’s goals – contributed to global long-term economic development during the last 150 years? This book asserts that autonomous decision making, and female agency in particular, increases the potential of a society to generate economic…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Gender and Well-Being

  • 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 create…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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