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  • Psychoanalysis at its Limits

    Navigating the Postmodern Turn, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Elliott, Charles Spezzano

    Has psychoanalysis become postmodern? How are the various schools of psychoanalysis being altered by postmodernism? What role does psychoanalysis have to play in the cultural debate in postmodern times? Originally published in 2000, Psychoanalysis at its Limits offers a stimulating account of the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Anthony Elliott: Early Works in Social Theory

  • Social Theory and Psychoanalysis in Transition

    Self and Society from Freud to Kristeva, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Elliott

    Originally published in 1999 Social Theory and Psychoanalysis in Transition is a benchmark critique of Freudian theory in which a dialogue between the Frankfurt School, the Lacanian tradition and post-Lacanian developments in critical and feminist theory is developed. Considering afresh the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Anthony Elliott: Early Works in Social Theory

  • The Structural Change of Knowledge and the Future of the Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald Pohoryles, Andrew Sors

    This book is a compendium of pragmatism in the social sciences. While addressing several distinct spheres, it carries a common message: the future of the social sciences depends on a shared understanding of society based on the knowledge of various disciplines and transcending the currently…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • The Lucid Vigil

    Deconstruction, Desire and the Politics of Critique, 1st Edition

    By Stella Gaon

    Stella Gaon provides the first fully philosophical account of the critical nature of deconstruction, and she does so by turning in an original way to psychoanalysis. Drawing on close readings of Freud and Laplanche, Gaon argues that Derridean deconstruction is driven by a normative investment in…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Political Theory

  • Erving Goffman

    From the Perspective of the New Sociology of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen Raab

    While Erving Goffman’s books are among the most widely read sociological works, covering issues including the presentation of the self, total institutions, interaction order to frame analysis, they are in fact guided by a single theme: the analysis of the form of interaction in social situations…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Knowledge, Communication and Society

  • Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce M.Z. Cohen

    The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health offers the most comprehensive collection of theoretical and applied writings to date with which students, scholars, researchers and practitioners within the social and health sciences can systematically problematise the practices,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Revival: Singapore (2001)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Garry Rodan

    This title was first published in 2001. A collection of valuable, previously published essays analyzing the major social dynamics shaping the increasingly complex society, economy and polity of contemporary Singapore. Topics range from ideology and culture to the character of the state and its…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Normativity and Naturalism in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Risjord

    Normativity and Naturalism in the Social Sciences engages with a central debate within the philosophy of social science: whether social scientific explanation necessitates an appeal to norms, and if so, whether appeals to normativity can be rendered "scientific." This collection brings together…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Violence, Sex Offenders, and Corrections

    1st Edition

    By Rose Ricciardelli, Dale C. Spencer

    Sex offenders remain the most hated group of offenders, subject to a myriad of regulations and punishments beyond imprisonment, including sex offender registries, chemical and surgical castration, and global positioning electronic monitoring systems. While aspects of their experiences of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Michel Foucault

    1st Edition

    By Mariana Valverde

    This book explores the theoretical contribution of Michel Foucault to the fields of criminology, law, justice and penology. It surveys both the ways in which the work of Foucault has been applied in criminology, but also how his work can be used to understand and explain contemporary issues and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Thinkers in Criminology

  • Existence, Meaning, Excellence

    Aristotelian Reflections on the Meaning of Life, 1st Edition

    By Andrius Bielskis

    This book addresses the ‘perennial’ question of the meaning of life from the point of view of a novel interpretation of Aristotle’s teleology. Beginning with the premise that at the core of modernity and modern moral imagination are the entropy of meaning and the sense of meaninglessness, the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Meta-Regulation in Practice

    Beyond Normative Views of Morality and Rationality, 1st Edition

    By F.C. Simon

    Meta-regulation presents itself as a progressive policy approach that can manage complexity and conflicting objectives better than traditional command and control regulation. It does this by ‘harnessing’ markets and enlisting a broad range of stakeholders to reach a more inclusive view of the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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