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  • Nostalgia Now

    Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on the Past in the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    This volume explores the nature of nostalgia as an important emotion in contemporary society and social theory. Situated between the ‘sociology of emotions’ and ‘nostalgia studies’, it considers the reasons for which nostalgia appears to be becoming an increasingly significant and debated emotion…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Politics and Recognition

    Towards a New Political Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Adam Chmielewski

    This book outlines a new conception of political aesthetics based on the notion of order as an aesthetic category pertaining to human perception. Engaging with the thought of a range of figures, including Veblen, Honneth, Foucault, Popper and MacIntyre, it explores the nature of political…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Colonialism and Animality

    Anti-Colonial Perspectives in Critical Animal Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly Struthers Montford, Chloë Taylor

    The fields of settler colonial, decolonial, and postcolonial studies, as well as Critical Animal Studies are growing rapidly, but how do the implications of these endeavours intersect? Colonialism and Animality: Anti-Colonial Perspectives in Critical Animal Studies explores some of the ways that…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Critical Theory and Social Transformation

    Crises of the Present and Future Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Gerard Delanty

    Critical Theory and Social Transformation provides an exploration of the major themes in critical social theory of recent years. Delanty argues that a critical theory perspective can offer much-needed insights into the pressing socio-political challenges of our time. In this volume, he advances the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge

  • Academic Experiences of International Students in Chinese Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mei Tian, Fred Dervin, Genshu Lu

    Since China proposed its “Belt and Road Initiative” in 2013 to boost its influence on international affairs and “cultivate international personnel who are friendly toward China”, the number of foreign students in China has surge exponentially. Yet the global political changes have added tensions…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Charting Transnational Fields

    Methodology for a Political Sociology of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Schmidt-Wellenburg, Stefan Bernhard

    The volume provides a field-analytical methodology for researching knowledge based sociopolitical processes of transnationalization. Drawing on the seminal work by Pierre Bourdieu, we apply concepts of practice, habitus, and field to phenomena such as cross-national social trajectories,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: What's Wrong With Ethnography? (1992)

    Methodological Explorations, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published 1992 What's Wrong With Ethnography? provides a fresh look at the rationale for and distinctiveness of ethnographic research in sociology, education and related fields. Relativism, critical theory, the uniqueness of the case study and the distinction between qualitative and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989)

    Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published in 1989, The Dilemma of Qualitative Method is a stimulating guide to the discussion of qualitative versus quantitative approaches to social research, originated in nineteenth-century debates about the relationship between the methods of history and natural science. One of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2020-02-27 
    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 – 2020-02-27 
    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 – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

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