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  • Modern German Sociology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Volker Meja, Dieter Misgeld, Nico Stehr

    Originally published in 1987 Modern German Sociology is a collection of essays containing sociological work published in German since World War II. Included are sections from such out-standing figures as Theodor Adorno, Alexander Mitscherlich, Jürgen Habermas, Niklas Luhmann, and Ralf Darendorf.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sociological Theory and the Capability Approach

    1st Edition

    By Spiros Gangas

    Sociological Theory and the Capability Approach connects normative strands of sociological theory to the fusion of ethics and economics proposed by Amartya Sen’s and Martha Nussbaum’s capability approach. Spanning classical (Hegel, Marx, Durkheim, Scheler, Weber) and contemporary debates (…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • The Political Sociology and Anthropology of Evil: Tricksterology

    1st Edition

    By Agnes Horvath, Arpad Szakolczai

    This book offers a new approach to the problem of evil through an examination of the anthropological figure of the ‘trickster’. A lesser known and much more recent term than evil, the authors use the trickster to facilitate a greater understanding of the return of evil in the modern era. Instead of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Sharing Mobilities

    Questioning Our Right to the City in the Collaborative Economy, 1st Edition

    By Davide Arcidiacono, Mike Duggan

    This book examines contemporary urban sharing mobilities, such as shared and public forms of everyday urban mobility. Tracing the social and economic history of sharing mobilities and examining contemporary case studies of mobility sharing services, such as Car2go, BlaBlaCar, and Uber, the authors…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge

  • Reassembling Activism, Activating Assemblages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Israel Rodríguez-Giralt, Isaac Marrero-Guillamón, Denise Milstein

    Drawing on Actor-Network Theory (ANT) and its sibling notion of assemblage, this book offers a conceptual and methodological alternative to dominant social movement theory. The contributors explore empirical cases where science, technology, and activists intersect. They focus on the task of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge

  • Life Trajectories Into and Out of Contemporary Neo-Nazism

    Becoming and Unbecoming the Hateful Other, 1st Edition

    By Christer Mattsson, Thomas Johansson

    This book provides the first comprehensive sociological study of the contemporary National Socialist movement in Sweden, including how it has developed since the 1990s until the present. It covers the ideas and political aspects of the movement, as well as the subjective and very personal stories…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Changing Urban Trends

    Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Siegrun Fox Freyss

    The local public sector is deeply steeped in history. Studying the historic patterns of urban settlements helps us to understand the development of local priorities: zoning to separate residential areas by class and race, establishing police and fire departments to protect lives and property,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Money

    A Theory of Modern Society, 1st Edition

    By Nico Stehr, Dustin Voss

    Since the publication of Georg Simmel’s Philosophy of Money more than a century ago, social science has primarily considered money a medium of exchange. This new book treats money as a more inclusive social concept that has profoundly influenced the emergence of modern society. Money is also a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacies, and Desire

    Theories of Changes in Emotional Regimes from Medieval Society to Late Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Ann Brooks

    Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacies and Desire excavates epistemologies which attempt to explain changes in emotional regimes from medieval society to late modernity. Key in this debate is the concept of intimacy. The book shows that different historical periods are characterized by emotional…

    Paperback – 2019-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Necrogeopolitics

    On Death and Death-Making in International Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Alphin, François Debrix

    Necrogeopolitics: On Death and Death-Making in International Relations brings together a diverse array of critical IR scholars, political theorists, critical security studies researchers, and critical geographers to provide a series of interventions on the topic of death and death-making in global…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Population, Mobility and Belonging

    Understanding Population Concepts in Media, Culture and Society, 1st Edition

    By Rob Cover

    In a world of increasing mobility and migration, population size and composition come under persistent scrutiny across public policy, public debate, and film and television. Drawing on media, cultural and social theory approaches, this book takes a fresh look at the concept of ‘population’ as a term…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge

  • Bourdieu and After

    A Guide to Relational Phenomenology, 1st Edition

    By Will Atkinson

    Pierre Bourdieu was the most influential sociologist of the late 20th century. The framework he developed continues to inspire countless researchers across the globe and provokes intense debates long after his death. Novel concepts, innovative applications and countless elaborations spring up every…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

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