Sociology: Historical Sociology

  • From International Relations to World Civilizations

    The contributions of Robert W. Cox

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    This volume explores the work of Robert W. Cox across International Relations, International Political Economy, and International Historical Sociology. Robert W. Cox has been a key figure in so-called critical approaches to world politics, contributing to the inter-paradigm debate in IR, pioneering…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Twentieth Century Population Thinking

    A Critical Reader of Primary Sources

    Edited by The Population Knowledge Network

    This reader on the history of demography and historical perspectives on "population" in the twentieth century features a unique collection of primary sources from around the globe, written by scholars, politicians, journalists, and activists. Many of the sources are available in English for the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissance

    Readers and Audiences

    By Akihiro Yamada

    Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissance: Readers and Audiences attempts, on the basis of various archives, to estimate the size of London’s population, the size of audiences and the frequency of people’s theatre-going, demonstrating the flourishing theatre business in London, all in numerical…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Working-Class Community in the Age of Affluence

    By Stefan Ramsden

    It has appeared to many commentators that the most fundamental change in what it is meant to be working-class in twentieth-century Britain came not as a result of war or of want, but of prosperity. Social investigators documented how the relative affluence of the 1950s and 1960s improved the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-10 
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • The Transformation of Citizenship

    Edited by Juergen Mackert, Bryan S. Turner

    At the beginning of the twenty-first century the consequences of fundamental global economic, political, social and cultural transformations that have  been underway for decades challenge modern citizenship. There can be no doubt that modern citizenship can no longer operate as it did in the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 

  • Social Transformation and Chinese Experience

    By Peilin Li

    China's success on economic growth and its exploration on political reform in the past few decades have attracted the attention from worldwide economic and political experts. This book studies China's transformation and experience from a sociological perspective, which broadens the research…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    China Perspectives

  • The Transformation of Citizenship, Volume 3

    Struggle, Resistance and Violence

    Edited by Juergen Mackert, Bryan S. Turner

    This volume Struggle, Resistance and Violence examines the fact that all over the world the rights of citizens have come under enormous pressure and addresses the many way in which people are ‘making claims’ against both autocratic and democratic authority. Without any doubt rule-breaking,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 

  • The Transformation of Citizenship, Volume 2

    Boundaries of Inclusion and Exclusion

    Edited by Juergen Mackert, Bryan S. Turner

    This volume Boundaries of Inclusion and Exclusion examines the many different and newly emerging ways in that citizenship refers to spatial, symbolic and social boundaries. Today, in the context of citizenship we face processes of inclusion and exclusion on national and supranational level but no…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 

  • The Transformation of Citizenship, Volume 1

    Political Economy

    Edited by Juergen Mackert, Bryan S. Turner

    The Transformation of Citizenship addresses the basic question of how we can make sense of citizenship in the twenty-first century. These volumes make a strong plea for a reorientation of the sociology of citizenship and address serious threats of an ongoing erosion of citizenship rights. Arguing…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 

  • Culture Politics and Linguistic Recognition in Taiwan

    Ethnicity, National Identity, and the Party System

    By Jean-François Dupré

    The consolidation of Taiwanese identity in recent years has been accompanied by two interrelated paradoxes: a continued language shift from local Taiwanese languages to Mandarin Chinese, and the increasing subordination of the Hoklo majority culture in ethnic policy and public identity discourses.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • What Did The Baby Boomers Ever Do For Us?

    By Francis Beckett

    First published in 2010, this book explores the legacy of the baby boomers: the generation who, born in the aftermath of the Second World War, came of age in the radical sixties where for the first time since the War, there was freedom, money, and safe sex. In this book, Francis Beckett argues that…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Classical Attempt at Theoretical Synthesis (Theoretical Logic in Sociology)

    Max Weber

    By Jeffrey C. Alexander

    The limits of one-dimensional theory are strikingly revealed in the schools that the founders of the major sociological traditions established. In this volume Max Weber is presented as the theorist who laid out new starting points and the author considers his work as a response, in part, to the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Theoretical Logic in Sociology

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