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  • Post-Western Sociology - From China to Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Roulleau-Berger, Li Peilin

    This book is rooted in an epistemological approach to sociology in which the boundaries between Western and non-Western sociologies are acknowledged and built on. It argues that knowledge is organised in conceptual spaces linked to paradigms and programmes which in turn are linked to ethnocentred…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Urban America Examined

    A Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Dale E. Casper

    Originally published in 1985 Urban America Examined, is a comprehensive bibliography examining the urban environment of the United States. The book is split into sections corresponding to the four main geographic regions of the country, looking respectively at research conducted in the East, South,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Critique in a Neoliberal Age

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Johnson

    Critique in a Neoliberal Age brings a critique of ideology to main debates within economic sociology, populism studies, the neoliberal university, therapy culture, contemporary intimacies and feminism. Over the last decades, neoliberalism has worked to lift social protections and political…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Tradition of the Chicago School of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Luigi Tomasi

    The value of the book lies in its reassessment of the distinctive features of the Chicago School, of its contributions in the theoretical and methodological fields and of its influence on the growth of sociology throughout the world and in America in particular. The book pays particularly close…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society

    Love in an International Context, 1st Edition

    By Ann Brooks

    Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society reflects on relationships in contemporary society and the role of love and intimacy in framing lives. The book draws on sociological perspectives, cultural sociology and gender theory perspectives. It looks at how love and intimacy is experienced…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary European Social Movements

    Protest in Turbulent Times, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Ramon A. Feenstra

    European social movements have become increasingly visible in recent years, generating intense public debates. From anti-austerity and pro-democracy movements to right-wing nationalist movements, these movements expose core conflicts around European democracy, identity, politics and society. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Encountering the Past within the Present

    Modern Experiences of Time, 1st Edition

    By Siobhan Kattago

    Encountering the Past within the Present: Modern Experiences of Time examines different encounters with the past from within the present – whether as commemoration, nostalgia, silence, ghostly haunting or combinations thereof. Taking its cue from Hannah Arendt’s definition of the present as a time…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Media, Voice, Space and Power

    Essays of Refraction, 1st Edition

    By Nick Couldry

    Nick Couldry is one of the world’s leading analysts of media power and voice, and has been publishing widely for 25 years. This volume, published 20 years after The Place of Media Power, brings together a rich collection of essays from his earliest to his latest writings, some of them hard to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Care, Power, Information

    For the Love of BluesCollarship in the Age of Digital Culture, Bioeconomy, and (Post-)Trumpism, 1st Edition

    By Alexander I. Stingl

    This book is a critique and provincialization of Western social science and Global Northern academia, by the author of The Digital Coloniality of Power. It exposes shared colonial and extractive rationalities and histories of research, higher education, digitalization, and bioeconomy while…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • State Violence in Nazi Germany

    From Kristallnacht to Barbarossa, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Marx

    Through analyses of three eventful years in Nazi Germany’s history – the Kristallnacht pogrom, the invasion of Poland and the invasion of Soviet Russia – this book explores the violence of states. All three events were part of the Nazi colonial project and led to mass killings, eventually resulting…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

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